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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 21 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 2.56% 5.17% -
As % of the Vendors category 6.00% 11.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£140 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £18.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+97.33% -31.81%
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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
50 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 42.74% 44.83% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 8
Average daily rate £350 £385 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +20.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £363 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £471 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 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 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
2 4 (44.44%) A+ Certification
2 4 (44.44%) IBM Certification
3 3 (33.33%) SPSS
3 3 (33.33%) i2
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Cognos
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) GPFS
5 1 (11.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) iSeries
5 1 (11.11%) UNIX
5 1 (11.11%) AIX
5 1 (11.11%) Solaris
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) NetApp
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
5 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Netcool
5 1 (11.11%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Desktop Support
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Support Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Desktop Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Service Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX Technical Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) AIX
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (11.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) A+ Certification
2 4 (44.44%) IBM Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (11.11%) Netcool
1 1 (11.11%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cognos
1 3 (33.33%) i2
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) VMware