The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 29 June 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
England > South West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 99 91
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8  
Contract jobs citing IBM 44 42 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.61% 1.39% 1.66%
As % of the Vendors category 3.82% 3.18% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 30
South West median daily rate £381 £375 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.46% -15.73%  
10th Percentile £263 £271 £374
90th Percentile £583 £500 £656
England median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £21.20 £21.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.95% -44.00%  

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 the South West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1152 1320 1168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 42.14% 43.84% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1157 1461 1160
South West median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
10th Percentile £250 £244 £207
90th Percentile £563 £563 £500
England median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +6.17% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 95 163
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £22.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.36% +8.99%  
10th Percentile £15.00 £11.63 £11.64
90th Percentile £50.00 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in the South West

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in the South West

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in the South West over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in the South West

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in the South West

IBM
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Bristol -4 23 £375 - 2
Gloucestershire +11 9 £324 -21.45%
Wiltshire 0 5 £538 +65.38% 3
Dorset +9 3 - - 1
Somerset -13 1 £575 +52.31%
Devon - 1 £400 -
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 West region with a requirement for IBM.

1 29 (27.88%) WebSphere
2 24 (23.08%) Linux
2 24 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 23 (22.12%) Finance
4 19 (18.27%) Java
4 19 (18.27%) Oracle
5 18 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (15.38%) Firewall
6 16 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
8 14 (13.46%) IIS
8 14 (13.46%) Windows
9 13 (12.50%) HP
9 13 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 12 (11.54%) Red Hat
10 12 (11.54%) Configuration Management
10 12 (11.54%) Web Services
10 12 (11.54%) XML
10 12 (11.54%) E-Commerce
11 11 (10.58%) AIX
11 11 (10.58%) ITIL
11 11 (10.58%) .NET
11 11 (10.58%) VPN
11 11 (10.58%) IBM Integration Bus
11 11 (10.58%) Content Management
11 11 (10.58%) SC Cleared
12 10 (9.62%) jQuery
12 10 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (9.62%) Retail

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 29 (27.88%) WebSphere
2 14 (13.46%) IIS
3 7 (6.73%) Apache
3 7 (6.73%) GlassFish
3 7 (6.73%) JBoss
3 7 (6.73%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.77%) Jetty
4 6 (5.77%) Mongrel
4 6 (5.77%) nginx
4 6 (5.77%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (3.85%) CMS
6 2 (1.92%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.92%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.96%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.96%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.81%) Simulink
3 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Maximo
2 3 (2.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.92%) Primavera
4 1 (0.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.96%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.96%) iTrent
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.96%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.77%) Google Cloud Platform
1 6 (5.77%) Office 365
2 5 (4.81%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (4.81%) Google App Engine
2 5 (4.81%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.96%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.96%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.96%) IaaS
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.96%) PaaS
3 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.38%) Firewall
2 11 (10.58%) VPN
3 9 (8.65%) DHCP
3 9 (8.65%) DNS
4 7 (6.73%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (6.73%) Cisco IPT
4 7 (6.73%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (6.73%) HTTP
4 7 (6.73%) IP Telephony
4 7 (6.73%) Kerberos
4 7 (6.73%) MPLS
4 7 (6.73%) NAS
4 7 (6.73%) TCP/IP
4 7 (6.73%) Unified Communications
4 7 (6.73%) Wireless
5 6 (5.77%) LAN
5 6 (5.77%) SSL
5 6 (5.77%) WAN
6 5 (4.81%) FTP
6 5 (4.81%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.88%) DB2
4 1 (0.96%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (0.96%) DataStage
4 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.96%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.96%) OLAP
4 1 (0.96%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 8 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (6.73%) Ant
2 7 (6.73%) Subversion
3 6 (5.77%) Travis CI
4 5 (4.81%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (3.85%) JIRA
6 2 (1.92%) AppScan
6 2 (1.92%) Pylint
7 1 (0.96%) PVCS
7 1 (0.96%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (22.12%) Finance
2 10 (9.62%) Retail
3 9 (8.65%) Marketing
4 8 (7.69%) Banking
5 5 (4.81%) Aerospace
5 5 (4.81%) Avionics
5 5 (4.81%) Back Office
6 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.88%) Electronics
7 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.96%) German Language
8 1 (0.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (22.12%) Analyst
2 16 (15.38%) Developer
3 9 (8.65%) Architect
4 8 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (7.69%) WebSphere Developer
5 7 (6.73%) Consultant
5 7 (6.73%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 6 (5.77%) Applications Support
6 6 (5.77%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (4.81%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.81%) Storage Specialist
8 4 (3.85%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 4 (3.85%) BPM Designer
8 4 (3.85%) Designer
8 4 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) E-Commerce Manager
8 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.54%) Web Services
1 12 (11.54%) XML
2 11 (10.58%) .NET
2 11 (10.58%) IBM Integration Bus
3 10 (9.62%) jQuery
4 9 (8.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (7.69%) SOAP
6 7 (6.73%) J2EE
7 6 (5.77%) Servlets
8 5 (4.81%) CSS
8 5 (4.81%) Dojo
8 5 (4.81%) DOM
8 5 (4.81%) HTML
8 5 (4.81%) JSON
8 5 (4.81%) Middleware
9 4 (3.85%) .NET Framework
9 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (3.85%) HTML5
10 2 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.73%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.77%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.81%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.81%) DataPower
5 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.85%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.92%) User Experience
8 1 (0.96%) ASIC
8 1 (0.96%) CESG
8 1 (0.96%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.96%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.96%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.08%) Linux
2 16 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (13.46%) Windows
4 11 (10.58%) AIX
5 9 (8.65%) Windows Server
6 6 (5.77%) Unix
7 3 (2.88%) Android
7 3 (2.88%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.92%) SUSE
9 1 (0.96%) Solaris
9 1 (0.96%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (11.54%) Configuration Management
2 12 (11.54%) E-Commerce
3 11 (10.58%) Content Management
3 11 (10.58%) ITIL
4 10 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (9.62%) SOA
5 9 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (7.69%) Analytics
6 8 (7.69%) DevOps
7 7 (6.73%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (6.73%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (6.73%) Domain Models
7 7 (6.73%) Network Management
7 7 (6.73%) Process Improvement
7 7 (6.73%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.73%) Workflow
8 6 (5.77%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (5.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.27%) Java
2 10 (9.62%) JavaScript
2 10 (9.62%) SQL
3 8 (7.69%) Perl
4 7 (6.73%) PowerShell
4 7 (6.73%) VBScript
5 5 (4.81%) C#
5 5 (4.81%) MATLAB
6 4 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.96%) C++
7 1 (0.96%) PHP
7 1 (0.96%) Python
7 1 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.58%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.92%) CEH
3 2 (1.92%) CISA
3 2 (1.92%) CISM
3 2 (1.92%) CISSP
4 1 (0.96%) Degree
4 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) Data Quality
1 3 (2.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.92%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.81%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (4.81%) Xen
3 4 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.85%) ISA Server
4 3 (2.88%) Firmware
5 1 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (7.69%) Puppet
2 7 (6.73%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.85%) SCCM
3 4 (3.85%) SCOM
3 4 (3.85%) SCOrch
3 4 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.96%) Ansible
4 1 (0.96%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.96%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.96%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 24 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 19 (18.27%) Oracle
3 13 (12.50%) HP
4 12 (11.54%) Red Hat
5 9 (8.65%) Cisco
5 9 (8.65%) IBM Sterling
6 8 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 8 (7.69%) VMware
7 7 (6.73%) CA
7 7 (6.73%) Google
7 7 (6.73%) IronPort
7 7 (6.73%) SolarWinds
8 6 (5.77%) Dell
8 6 (5.77%) NetApp
9 5 (4.81%) Blue Coat
9 5 (4.81%) Nokia
9 5 (4.81%) Pega
9 5 (4.81%) SAP
9 5 (4.81%) webMethods
10 3 (2.88%) Cognos
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