Period
to 25 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 25 September 2018 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 50 46
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4 -2
Contract jobs citing IBM 32 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 4.13% 1.36% 2.67%
As % of the Vendors category 10.36% 2.88% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 15
Swindon median daily rate £650 £538 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.93% +34.38% -23.30%
10th Percentile £344 £303 £348
90th Percentile £750 £575 £750
Wiltshire median daily rate £650 £538 £425
% change year-on-year +20.93% +26.47% -18.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Swindon.

All Vendors
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 309 312 311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 39.92% 46.99% 46.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 214 214
Swindon median daily rate £450 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +8.47% -7.81%
10th Percentile £281 £295 £232
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £425 £364
% change year-on-year +11.76% +16.84% -1.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 4
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -39.53% +12.98%
10th Percentile £16.60 £12.65 £18.50
90th Percentile £19.75 £32.05 £29.38
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% +63.04% +13.95%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Swindon

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Swindon

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Swindon over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Swindon

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for IBM.

1 15 (46.88%) DataPower
2 13 (40.63%) REST
3 11 (34.38%) Middleware
3 11 (34.38%) IBM Integration Bus
3 11 (34.38%) Microservices
4 10 (31.25%) Banking
4 10 (31.25%) WebSphere
4 10 (31.25%) SOAP
5 9 (28.13%) AIX
5 9 (28.13%) Linux
5 9 (28.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 8 (25.00%) BPMN
6 8 (25.00%) UML
6 8 (25.00%) Finance
7 7 (21.88%) DB2
7 7 (21.88%) Kerberos
7 7 (21.88%) Data Modelling
7 7 (21.88%) SAML
8 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
10 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (12.50%) SQL
10 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (12.50%) Retail Banking
10 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
11 3 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
11 3 (9.38%) OpenShift

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 10 (31.25%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (6.25%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.13%) CICS
4 1 (3.13%) CMS
Business Applications
1 9 (28.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.13%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Kerberos
2 2 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) DB2
2 3 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) Artifactory
4 1 (3.13%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (3.13%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 10 (31.25%) Banking
2 8 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Architect
2 12 (37.50%) Integration Architect
3 8 (25.00%) Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Designer
5 3 (9.38%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Payments Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Payments Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.13%) BPM Designer
7 1 (3.13%) BPM Developer
7 1 (3.13%) DB2 Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Deployment Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Integration Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Middleware Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Monitoring Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Senior IT Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Senior IT Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) REST
2 11 (34.38%) IBM Integration Bus
2 11 (34.38%) Middleware
3 10 (31.25%) SOAP
4 7 (21.88%) SAML
5 3 (9.38%) JSON
5 3 (9.38%) Swagger
5 3 (9.38%) Web Services
6 2 (6.25%) Kafka
6 2 (6.25%) Node.js
6 2 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (6.25%) WSDL
6 2 (6.25%) XML
7 1 (3.13%) .NET
7 1 (3.13%) RESTful
7 1 (3.13%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) DataPower
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (3.13%) EMC VNX
2 1 (3.13%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (3.13%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) AIX
1 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Microservices
2 8 (25.00%) BPMN
2 8 (25.00%) UML
3 7 (21.88%) Data Modelling
4 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.38%) Innovative Thinking
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Engineering
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Decision-Making
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.13%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 1 (3.13%) DevOps
8 1 (3.13%) Network Virtualisation
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (3.13%) Sequence Diagram
8 1 (3.13%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) C#
2 2 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) CCDP
1 1 (3.13%) CCNP
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.13%) MCSE
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.13%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) AppDynamics
4 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) EMC
4 1 (3.13%) F5
4 1 (3.13%) VMware