Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the International Business Machines Corporation.

IBM
South West > Somerset
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 34 65
Rank change year-on-year -19 +31 -5
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.59% 3.23% 1.84%
As % of the Vendors category 1.40% 7.61% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 8
Somerset median daily rate £350 £378 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.28% +51.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £205 £282 £239
90th Percentile £565 £395 £538
South West median daily rate £475 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +11.76% +0.59% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Somerset median hourly rate - - £43.43
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £43.43
% change year-on-year +27.27% -36.68% +111.54%

IBM is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Somerset.

All Vendors
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 215 197 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 42.16% 42.37% 46.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 96 202
Somerset median daily rate £350 £359 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% -4.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £144 £202 £260
90th Percentile £536 £488 £490
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 29
Somerset median hourly rate £24.00 £21.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.63% -43.79% +90.96%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.20 £10.84
90th Percentile £53.75 £41.20 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year +35.29% -15.00% +24.63%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Somerset

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IBM in Somerset.

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Somerset

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Somerset over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Somerset

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM in Somerset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Somerset

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Street -1 1 £575 +76.92%
Bath - 1 £350 -
Shepton Mallet - 1 £200 -
IBM
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for IBM.

1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) RPG
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Unica
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) RPG/400
1 1 (33.33%) Tableau
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Silverpop
1 1 (33.33%) Web Operations
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing Automation

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing Automation Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) RPG
1 1 (33.33%) RPG/400
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Tableau