The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 23 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing IBM 12 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 4.96% 8.12% 10.60%
As % of the Vendors category 8.28% 13.19% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 13
Average daily rate £456 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £325 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £406
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +100.00%
IBM
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Vendors Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
145 144 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 59.92% 61.54% 53.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 41 71
Average daily rate £388 £338 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £261 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -65.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Basingstoke region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM.

1 9 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
1 9 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
1 9 (42.86%) WebSphere
1 9 (42.86%) Security Operations
1 9 (42.86%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
3 7 (33.33%) SOAP
3 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (28.57%) HTTP
4 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 6 (28.57%) XML
4 6 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (28.57%) Information Security
4 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 6 (28.57%) VMware
4 6 (28.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 6 (28.57%) DataPower
5 5 (23.81%) AS400
5 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) Tripwire
5 5 (23.81%) Internet
5 5 (23.81%) HP
5 5 (23.81%) Novell
5 5 (23.81%) Middleware
5 5 (23.81%) NetIQ
5 5 (23.81%) Symantec
5 5 (23.81%) AIX

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 6 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (9.52%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (28.57%) HTTP
4 5 (23.81%) Internet
4 5 (23.81%) LAN
5 4 (19.05%) Firewall
5 4 (19.05%) WAN
6 2 (9.52%) DNS
6 2 (9.52%) IPsec
6 2 (9.52%) SAN
7 1 (4.76%) FTP
7 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
7 1 (4.76%) LDAP
7 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) DB2
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) StarTeam
2 1 (4.76%) ClearCase
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Security Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) SIEM Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) SOC Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) Security Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) SIEM Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) SOC Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (9.52%) AIX Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) AIX Specialist
6 2 (9.52%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) SIEM Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) SOC Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) SOAP
2 6 (28.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 6 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (28.57%) XML
3 5 (23.81%) JMS
3 5 (23.81%) Middleware
3 5 (23.81%) WSDL
4 2 (9.52%) .NET
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.76%) HTML
5 1 (4.76%) J2EE
5 1 (4.76%) Web Services
5 1 (4.76%) XML Schema
5 1 (4.76%) XSD
5 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (28.57%) DataPower
2 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 5 (23.81%) AS400
4 4 (19.05%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (19.05%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (19.05%) Mainframe
5 3 (14.29%) Data Integration
5 3 (14.29%) HACMP
6 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
6 2 (9.52%) LPAR
7 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
7 1 (4.76%) iSeries
7 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Linux
3 5 (23.81%) AIX
4 3 (14.29%) Unix
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) Android
6 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
1 9 (42.86%) Security Operations
2 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
3 7 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (28.57%) Information Security
5 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) High Availability
5 5 (23.81%) SIEM
6 4 (19.05%) Computer Forensics
6 4 (19.05%) Content Management
6 4 (19.05%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 4 (19.05%) Low Latency
6 4 (19.05%) Security Management
6 4 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (19.05%) Threat Management
6 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (14.29%) Change Control
8 2 (9.52%) Line Management
8 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Perl
1 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) Jython
2 1 (4.76%) Korn
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) VB
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
2 1 (4.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CISSP
2 2 (9.52%) IBM AIX Certification
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO27002
1 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) GPFS
1 2 (9.52%) NFS
1 2 (9.52%) OpenSSH
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Firmware
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (4.76%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
2 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) ArcSight
2 5 (23.81%) HP
2 5 (23.81%) LogRhythm
2 5 (23.81%) NetIQ
2 5 (23.81%) Novell
2 5 (23.81%) Q1 Labs
2 5 (23.81%) Splunk
2 5 (23.81%) Symantec
2 5 (23.81%) Tripwire
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Borland
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Juniper
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Remedy
5 1 (4.76%) CA
5 1 (4.76%) Endeca
5 1 (4.76%) Google