The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Woking 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 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
Surrey / Woking
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 14 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Woking 2.70% 4.08% -
As % of the Vendors category 6.90% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £468 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £401
% change year-on-year +0.93% -0.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Woking.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Woking
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 29 28 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Woking 39.19% 57.14% 47.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 15
Median daily rate £363 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.70% +54.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £140 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -41.92%  
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 Woking

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Woking 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 Woking

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Woking

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Woking

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

1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (50.00%) OS/390
2 2 (50.00%) zOS
2 2 (50.00%) MVS
2 2 (50.00%) Tivoli NetView
2 2 (50.00%) RACF
2 2 (50.00%) JCL
2 2 (50.00%) APPN
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) SNA
2 2 (50.00%) ACF2
2 2 (50.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (25.00%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISO27002
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Migration

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Woking 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) APPN
1 2 (50.00%) FTP
1 2 (50.00%) SNA
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) z/OS Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) MVS
1 2 (50.00%) OS/390
1 2 (50.00%) zOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (25.00%) SIEM
1 1 (25.00%) Smoke Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO27002
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) ACF2
1 2 (50.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (50.00%) RACF
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CA