The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 15 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 3.45% 7.89% 9.38%
As % of the Vendors category 6.25% 15.79% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£483 - £383
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 - £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 - £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.26 £22.69 £26.90
% change year-on-year
+15.74% -15.65%
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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 Farnborough region.

Vendors Category
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
48 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 55.17% 50.00% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 12 15
Average daily rate £408 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £328 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

IBM
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Cognos
2 3 (42.86%) SPSS
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) i2
3 2 (28.57%) DB2
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
4 1 (14.29%) Brocade
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) ILOG
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cognos
2 2 (28.57%) i2
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Brocade
3 1 (14.29%) ILOG