The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 39 49
Rank change year-on-year -22 +10  
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.16% 3.36% 1.96%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 7.72% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 12
Median daily rate - £330 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -38.60%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £407 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.62% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +138.23% -  
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 Wiltshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 259 285 284
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 40.34% 43.58% 39.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 183 165
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £274 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 12
Median hourly rate £38.50 £18.00 £16.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.88% +10.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.95 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.45 £45.80 £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 Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Wiltshire

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) SOA
3 3 (21.43%) AIX
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) UML
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (14.29%) ArcSight
4 2 (14.29%) SCCM
4 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 2 (14.29%) ArcSight ESM
4 2 (14.29%) IBM PureFlex
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (14.29%) XenApp
4 2 (14.29%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) QA
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 2 (14.29%) Jython
4 2 (14.29%) AppSense
4 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
4 2 (14.29%) Automotive
4 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) SNMP
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (14.29%) Ant
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) PVCS
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
3 2 (14.29%) Automotive
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) ArcSight Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) ArcSight Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Architect
4 1 (7.14%) IT Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
1 1 (7.14%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) AIX
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) SOA
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
2 3 (21.43%) UML
3 2 (14.29%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (7.14%) BPEL
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) DNA
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Jython
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Korn
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) ArcSight ESM
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) AppSense
1 2 (14.29%) ArcSight
1 2 (14.29%) Citrix
1 2 (14.29%) HP
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Bluefish Communications
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos