The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 3 months to 28 March 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 68 35
Rank change year-on-year +24 -33  
Contract jobs citing IBM 11 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.96% 0.86% 2.84%
As % of the Vendors category 3.99% 2.02% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 10
Median daily rate £325 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £407 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.62% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year +78.57% -25.66%  

IBM is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 276 248 221
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 49.20% 42.61% 48.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 147 148
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £138 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 7 8
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £13.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing IBM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in South Wales

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in South Wales

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in South Wales over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in South Wales

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in South Wales

IBM
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +27 9 £306 - 1
Newport +1 1 £325 -7.14%
IBM
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 South Wales region with a requirement for IBM.

1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
1 13 (72.22%) ITIL
2 12 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (66.67%) InterSystems
2 12 (66.67%) Fiorano
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 12 (66.67%) Release Management
2 12 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 12 (66.67%) JCAPS
3 11 (61.11%) Service Delivery
4 10 (55.56%) XML
5 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2
5 9 (50.00%) HL7
6 8 (44.44%) ITIL V3
6 8 (44.44%) XSLT
7 6 (33.33%) Project Management
7 6 (33.33%) Service Management
7 6 (33.33%) ITSM
7 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) ISEB
8 3 (16.67%) NHS
8 3 (16.67%) Degree
8 3 (16.67%) QA
8 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (66.67%) JCAPS
1 12 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 6 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Applications Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Applications Support Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Support Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Business Integration Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 10 (55.56%) XML
3 8 (44.44%) XSLT
4 1 (5.56%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) MCollective
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) NHS
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) EMC VNX
3 1 (5.56%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) AIX
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) ITIL
2 12 (66.67%) Release Management
3 11 (61.11%) Service Delivery
4 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2
5 8 (44.44%) ITIL V3
6 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
6 6 (33.33%) ITSM
6 6 (33.33%) Project Management
6 6 (33.33%) Service Management
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (11.11%) Change Management
8 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
8 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
8 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
8 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 2 (11.11%) UML
8 2 (11.11%) Use Case
9 1 (5.56%) IT Governance
9 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) HL7
2 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.56%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) BMC Marimba
2 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) Nessus
2 1 (5.56%) Packer
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Rundeck
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.56%) WSUS
2 1 (5.56%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Fiorano
1 12 (66.67%) InterSystems
2 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) BMC
3 1 (5.56%) EMC
3 1 (5.56%) Fujitsu
3 1 (5.56%) Hitachi
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Remedy
3 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.56%) Sonatype
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
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