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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 20 31 41
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Contract jobs citing IBM 14 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 5.76% 0.49% 4.18%
As % of the Vendors category 11.38% 0.85% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 5
Average daily rate
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£385 - £360
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 - £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £35.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-10.17% +77.21%
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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
123 117 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 50.62% 57.64% 53.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 70 80
Average daily rate £413 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £208 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +51.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £13.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Linux
3 10 (35.71%) AS400
4 8 (28.57%) Information Security
4 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 8 (28.57%) Tivoli
4 8 (28.57%) Solaris
5 7 (25.00%) Remedy
5 7 (25.00%) Mainframe
5 7 (25.00%) HTML
5 7 (25.00%) Java
5 7 (25.00%) Perl
5 7 (25.00%) DB2
5 7 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Content Management
5 7 (25.00%) VMware
5 7 (25.00%) Change Management
5 7 (25.00%) Firewall
5 7 (25.00%) Security Management
5 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (21.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle
6 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 6 (21.43%) ITIL
6 6 (21.43%) Python
6 6 (21.43%) LDAP
6 6 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (10.71%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) JBoss
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Firewall
1 7 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (21.43%) LDAP
3 2 (7.14%) Kerberos
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) HTTP
4 1 (3.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) DB2
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.57%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Selenium
1 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (17.86%) SoapUI
2 3 (10.71%) TestComplete
2 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) Subversion
3 2 (7.14%) Maven
3 2 (7.14%) Ant
3 2 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (7.14%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (10.71%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Security Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Tester
6 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) QA Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Storage Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) IT Security Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Developer
7 2 (7.14%) IT Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Senior QA Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Configuration Controller
8 1 (3.57%) Network Support Specialist
8 1 (3.57%) AIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (21.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 6 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (14.29%) .NET
3 4 (14.29%) SOAP
4 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.14%) CSS
5 2 (7.14%) XHTML
5 2 (7.14%) SAML
5 2 (7.14%) OAuth
5 2 (7.14%) XACML
5 2 (7.14%) OpenID
5 2 (7.14%) SailPoint
6 1 (3.57%) Middleware
6 1 (3.57%) JMS
6 1 (3.57%) WSDL
6 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) AS400
2 7 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (14.29%) iSeries
4 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
5 2 (7.14%) Replication
5 2 (7.14%) SecurID
5 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
6 1 (3.57%) DataPower
6 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.57%) HACMP
6 1 (3.57%) LPAR
6 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Linux
3 8 (28.57%) Solaris
4 5 (17.86%) UNIX
4 5 (17.86%) AIX
5 3 (10.71%) Android
5 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
6 2 (7.14%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Information Security
1 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Content Management
2 7 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (25.00%) Change Management
2 7 (25.00%) Security Management
3 6 (21.43%) ITIL
4 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
4 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (17.86%) Integration Testing
4 5 (17.86%) System Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (17.86%) Analytics
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (14.29%) Release Management
6 3 (10.71%) Manual Testing
6 3 (10.71%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Line Management
7 2 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Java
1 7 (25.00%) Perl
2 6 (21.43%) Python
2 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) C
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) CISSP
2 4 (14.29%) ISEB
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) PCI DSS
2 3 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) Firmware
4 1 (3.57%) OpenSSH
4 1 (3.57%) GPFS
4 1 (3.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Tivoli
2 4 (14.29%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (10.71%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (7.14%) Netcool
4 2 (7.14%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (7.14%) OpenAM
4 2 (7.14%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Remedy
1 7 (25.00%) VMware
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 5 (17.86%) Google
4 4 (14.29%) Coremetrics
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.29%) CA
4 4 (14.29%) Endeca
5 2 (7.14%) NetApp
5 2 (7.14%) Veritas
5 2 (7.14%) Brocade
5 2 (7.14%) Splunk
5 2 (7.14%) ForgeRock
6 1 (3.57%) Perforce