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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 32 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.50% 5.90% 1.60%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 10.74% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
Average daily rate
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- £370 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -35.48%
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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
111 149 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 55.22% 54.98% 41.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 86 46
Average daily rate £365 £400 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +25.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £280 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 9
Average hourly rate £25.75 £23.13 £13.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.35% +76.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £18.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.50 £23.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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 20 August 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scalability Testing
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Endeca
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) Coremetrics
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) iSeries
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (50.00%) Games
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) iSeries
2 1 (25.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Scalability Testing
1 2 (50.00%) System Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Supply Chain Management
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Endeca
1 2 (50.00%) Google
1 2 (50.00%) Coremetrics
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Novell
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) VMware