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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 26 22 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +24
Contract jobs citing IBM 10 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 4.83% 6.01% 1.22%
As % of the Vendors category 9.17% 12.36% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Average daily rate
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£384 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £416 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.50% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £20.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+41.25% -24.52%
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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
109 89 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 52.66% 48.63% 48.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 56 57
Average daily rate £375 £325 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £185 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £425 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 23
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +92.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £13.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £41.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

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
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 31 March 2015, 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 18 (64.29%) Linux
2 16 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 14 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 12 (42.86%) Tivoli
4 12 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 11 (39.29%) DV Cleared
6 9 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (32.14%) Windows
7 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 8 (28.57%) HP
7 8 (28.57%) WebSphere
8 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
8 7 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (21.43%) VMware
9 6 (21.43%) CA
9 6 (21.43%) OpenShift
10 5 (17.86%) Middleware
11 4 (14.29%) e-Health
11 4 (14.29%) Fujitsu
12 3 (10.71%) Content Management
12 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (10.71%) IBM Mainframe
12 3 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
12 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
12 3 (10.71%) Information Security
12 3 (10.71%) Firewall
12 3 (10.71%) Security Management
12 3 (10.71%) AS400
12 3 (10.71%) Mainframe

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 8 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) LDAP
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
1 3 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.57%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
2 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Gerrit
2 1 (3.57%) Ant
2 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
2 1 (3.57%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Architect
2 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Systems Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Middleware Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Security Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Security Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Functional Tester
7 1 (3.57%) AIX Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Design Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) IT Security Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) IT Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (17.86%) Middleware
3 1 (3.57%) OAuth
3 1 (3.57%) XACML
3 1 (3.57%) OpenID
3 1 (3.57%) SailPoint
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) XHTML
3 1 (3.57%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) e-Health
2 3 (10.71%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (10.71%) Mainframe
2 3 (10.71%) AS400
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) SecurID
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Linux
2 9 (32.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (32.14%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) AIX
3 3 (10.71%) Solaris
4 2 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) CRM
1 3 (10.71%) Security Management
1 3 (10.71%) Information Security
1 3 (10.71%) Content Management
1 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (7.14%) Change Management
2 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
3 1 (3.57%) Functional Testing
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
3 1 (3.57%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.14%) Perl
2 2 (7.14%) C
2 2 (7.14%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.57%) Ruby
3 1 (3.57%) Korn
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 12 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 11 (39.29%) DV Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) ISEB
5 2 (7.14%) CISSP
6 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (3.57%) PowerHA
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) Tivoli
2 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (7.14%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (3.57%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (3.57%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (3.57%) OpenAM
4 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (3.57%) Netcool
4 1 (3.57%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) HP
3 6 (21.43%) CA
3 6 (21.43%) VMware
4 4 (14.29%) Fujitsu
5 3 (10.71%) NetApp
5 3 (10.71%) Apple
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle
6 2 (7.14%) Remedy
7 1 (3.57%) Cognos
7 1 (3.57%) ForgeRock