The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 91 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +6
Contract jobs citing IBM 33 66 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.58% 3.62% 3.45%
As % of the Vendors category 2.99% 6.64% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 26
Average daily rate
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£325 £365 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+77.21% -36.29%
IBM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Vendors Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1105 994 1051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 52.85% 54.53% 53.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 542 502
Average daily rate £347 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £254 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 86 94
Average hourly rate £25.00 £23.13 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -9.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.07 £12.88 £12.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

IBM
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

IBM Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester +2 8 £345 +1.47% 2
Havant -7 5 £413 -3.22% 1
Farnborough - 4 £313 -
Portsmouth 0 3 £315 -21.25%
Hook - 2 £300 -
Basingstoke +9 1 - - 2
Southampton -15 1 £243 -19.16% 1
Fareham - - - -
Liss - - - - 1
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 (38.36%) Windows
1 28 (38.36%) SAN
2 20 (27.40%) AIX
2 20 (27.40%) VMware
3 19 (26.03%) Security Cleared
3 19 (26.03%) UNIX
3 19 (26.03%) Linux
4 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
4 18 (24.66%) Tivoli
4 18 (24.66%) WebSphere
5 16 (21.92%) Solaris
5 16 (21.92%) Oracle
6 15 (20.55%) Shell Script
7 14 (19.18%) Red Hat
7 14 (19.18%) SQL
7 14 (19.18%) EMC
7 14 (19.18%) Korn
8 13 (17.81%) HP
8 13 (17.81%) Sun
9 12 (16.44%) Active Directory
10 11 (15.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 10 (13.70%) HACMP
11 10 (13.70%) Firewall
11 10 (13.70%) ERP
11 10 (13.70%) C
11 10 (13.70%) PL/SQL
11 10 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared
11 10 (13.70%) vSphere

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 18 (24.66%) WebSphere
2 7 (9.59%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.48%) IBM Notes
4 3 (4.11%) IIS
5 2 (2.74%) Apache
5 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Office
2 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.74%) MS Project
3 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Maximo
2 5 (6.85%) BPCS
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (4.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (2.74%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (38.36%) SAN
2 10 (13.70%) Firewall
3 9 (12.33%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.96%) LDAP
4 8 (10.96%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (9.59%) DNS
6 5 (6.85%) Kerberos
7 4 (5.48%) Network Security
8 3 (4.11%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.74%) NAS
10 1 (1.37%) FCoE
10 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.37%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.37%) BIG-IP
10 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
1 6 (8.22%) DB2
1 6 (8.22%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.85%) SQLPlus
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.11%) Cognos Query Studio
4 3 (4.11%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 3 (4.11%) Cognos Report Studio
4 3 (4.11%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 3 (4.11%) Cognos Transformer
4 3 (4.11%) OLAP
4 3 (4.11%) Data Mart
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.74%) MS Access
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.37%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.37%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.74%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.74%) ClearQuest
2 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.74%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.37%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.37%) Lombardi
3 1 (1.37%) Selenium
General
1 6 (8.22%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.85%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.11%) Military
4 2 (2.74%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Games
5 1 (1.37%) Back Office
5 1 (1.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (21.92%) Analyst
2 12 (16.44%) Developer
3 8 (10.96%) Administrator
4 7 (9.59%) Consultant
5 6 (8.22%) Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Technical Administrator
7 4 (5.48%) AS400 Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) Capacity Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Performance Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Cognos Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Cognos BI Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (8.22%) HTML
3 3 (4.11%) .NET
3 3 (4.11%) CSS
3 3 (4.11%) Web Services
3 3 (4.11%) MDX
4 2 (2.74%) Middleware
4 2 (2.74%) XML
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.37%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) HACMP
2 8 (10.96%) Clustering
3 7 (9.59%) iSeries
4 6 (8.22%) AS400
5 2 (2.74%) NHS
6 1 (1.37%) EMC Centera
6 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.37%) PKI
6 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.37%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 28 (38.36%) Windows
2 20 (27.40%) AIX
3 19 (26.03%) UNIX
3 19 (26.03%) Linux
4 16 (21.92%) Solaris
5 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (8.22%) HPUX
7 5 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (6.85%) NetWare
7 5 (6.85%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.48%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.37%) SUSE
10 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.37%) VMS
10 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.70%) ERP
2 9 (12.33%) ITIL
2 9 (12.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (8.22%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (8.22%) Regression Testing
4 5 (6.85%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (6.85%) Migration
4 5 (6.85%) Document Management
5 4 (5.48%) Time Management
5 4 (5.48%) Performance Management
5 4 (5.48%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.48%) ETL
5 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.11%) Change Management
6 3 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.11%) Information Security Management
6 3 (4.11%) Security Management
6 3 (4.11%) Process Management
6 3 (4.11%) Information Security
6 3 (4.11%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.55%) Shell Script
2 14 (19.18%) Korn
2 14 (19.18%) SQL
3 10 (13.70%) C
3 10 (13.70%) PL/SQL
4 9 (12.33%) Java
5 6 (8.22%) Perl
5 6 (8.22%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.85%) C++
7 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.74%) PHP
9 1 (1.37%) RPG
9 1 (1.37%) VBScript
9 1 (1.37%) VB
9 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (26.03%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.11%) CCNP
3 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.11%) CCSE
4 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.11%) COBIT
2 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (16.44%) Active Directory
2 10 (13.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (13.70%) vSphere
3 9 (12.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 5 (6.85%) OCFS2
4 5 (6.85%) GPFS
5 4 (5.48%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.37%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (24.66%) Tivoli
2 11 (15.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (4.11%) MOM
4 2 (2.74%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.37%) SCOM
5 1 (1.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) VMware
2 18 (24.66%) Microsoft
3 16 (21.92%) Oracle
4 14 (19.18%) EMC
4 14 (19.18%) Red Hat
5 13 (17.81%) Sun
5 13 (17.81%) HP
6 8 (10.96%) Hitachi
7 7 (9.59%) Cisco
7 7 (9.59%) NetApp
8 6 (8.22%) Citrix
8 6 (8.22%) Compaq
8 6 (8.22%) Dell
8 6 (8.22%) JBoss
9 5 (6.85%) Cognos
9 5 (6.85%) Veritas
9 5 (6.85%) CheckPoint
10 4 (5.48%) Lotus
11 3 (4.11%) TIBCO
11 3 (4.11%) Brocade
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