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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 11 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing IBM 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 8.06% 4.81% 5.41%
As % of the Vendors category 15.15% 7.25% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate £600 £442 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.90% -7.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £408
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +100.00%
IBM
Hampshire

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
33 69 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 53.23% 66.35% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 39 25
Average daily rate £400 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £181 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £467 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 February 2016, 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 28 (90.32%) Security Cleared
2 22 (70.97%) AIX
3 21 (67.74%) Linux
3 21 (67.74%) WebSphere
4 20 (64.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (61.29%) SC Cleared
5 19 (61.29%) Red Hat
6 18 (58.06%) WebSphere Application Server
7 14 (45.16%) ClearCase
7 14 (45.16%) ClearQuest
7 14 (45.16%) DB2
7 14 (45.16%) WebSphere Process Server
8 11 (35.48%) DV Cleared
8 11 (35.48%) CentOS
9 9 (29.03%) HACMP
9 9 (29.03%) Unix
9 9 (29.03%) Hadoop
9 9 (29.03%) Neo4j
9 9 (29.03%) IBM InfoSphere
10 8 (25.81%) Change Data Capture
10 8 (25.81%) Java
10 8 (25.81%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (16.13%) XML
11 5 (16.13%) XSLT
12 3 (9.68%) Middleware
12 3 (9.68%) Biometrics
13 2 (6.45%) Oracle
13 2 (6.45%) Windows
13 2 (6.45%) SIEM
13 2 (6.45%) QRadar

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 21 (67.74%) WebSphere
2 18 (58.06%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (45.16%) WebSphere Process Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) DB2
2 9 (29.03%) Hadoop
2 9 (29.03%) IBM InfoSphere
2 9 (29.03%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) ClearCase
1 14 (45.16%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) DBA
4 4 (12.90%) Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Database Developer
4 4 (12.90%) DB2 Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Server Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Business Developer
5 3 (9.68%) DB2 DBA
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) DB2 Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared DBA
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) AIX Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Hadoop Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared DBA
7 1 (3.23%) Unix DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (16.13%) XML
2 5 (16.13%) XSLT
3 3 (9.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) HACMP
2 3 (9.68%) Biometrics
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) AIX
2 21 (67.74%) Linux
3 20 (64.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (35.48%) CentOS
5 9 (29.03%) Unix
6 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Change Data Capture
2 2 (6.45%) SIEM
3 1 (3.23%) Case Management
3 1 (3.23%) Project Management
3 1 (3.23%) Records Management
3 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (90.32%) Security Cleared
2 19 (61.29%) SC Cleared
3 11 (35.48%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) QRadar
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle