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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 20 14 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing IBM 20 27 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 8.40% 11.89% 1.09%
As % of the Vendors category 13.61% 20.77% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -13.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
-2.81% +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -31.37%
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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
147 130 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 61.76% 57.27% 48.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 76 31
Average daily rate £330 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 24
Average hourly rate £11.35 £35.00 £25.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.57% +38.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £35.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £175.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 17 (77.27%) Security Cleared
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) Red Hat
3 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
4 12 (54.55%) DV Cleared
5 10 (45.45%) Tivoli
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
6 9 (40.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (36.36%) HP
8 7 (31.82%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (31.82%) WebSphere
8 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Satellite
9 6 (27.27%) OpenShift
10 5 (22.73%) Middleware
11 4 (18.18%) e-Health
11 4 (18.18%) CA
11 4 (18.18%) Fujitsu
12 3 (13.64%) NetApp
12 3 (13.64%) Apple
12 3 (13.64%) CRM
12 3 (13.64%) Windows
12 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
12 3 (13.64%) VMware
13 2 (9.09%) Cognos
13 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 2 (9.09%) Netcool
13 2 (9.09%) Netcool/OMNIbus
13 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
14 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
14 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (31.82%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) OpenShift
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Gerrit
1 1 (4.55%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Architect
2 7 (31.82%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Systems Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Middleware Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Middleware Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Management Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Middleware Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Functional Tester
6 1 (4.55%) AIX Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Management Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (22.73%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) e-Health
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) CRM
1 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.55%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Security Cleared
2 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
3 12 (54.55%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) ISEB
4 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Tivoli
2 7 (31.82%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Netcool
3 2 (9.09%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (4.55%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (4.55%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Red Hat
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) HP
4 4 (18.18%) CA
4 4 (18.18%) Fujitsu
5 3 (13.64%) NetApp
5 3 (13.64%) Apple
5 3 (13.64%) VMware
6 2 (9.09%) Cognos