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 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 19 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 2.27% 4.71% -
As % of the Vendors category 3.64% 10.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£380 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.72 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +55.55%
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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
55 39 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 62.50% 45.88% 47.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 29 16
Average daily rate £375 £325 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -24.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £512 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £11.17 £11.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.86% -25.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) AIX
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) iSeries
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 2 (33.33%) IBM Certification
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Netcool
3 1 (16.67%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) ClearQuest
3 1 (16.67%) Informix
3 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
1 1 (16.67%) PowerBuilder
1 1 (16.67%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) XSLT
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iSeries
2 1 (16.67%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 2 (33.33%) IBM Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) PowerHA
1 1 (16.67%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Netcool
2 1 (16.67%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) NetApp
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) VMware