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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 56 83 50
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -33
Contract jobs citing IBM 69 33 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.08% 1.60% 3.62%
As % of the Vendors category 6.17% 3.05% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 14 28
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £396 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.72 £35.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +77.21%
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
1119 1083 988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 50.00% 52.60% 54.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 607 538
Average daily rate £385 £347 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.79% -7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 60 86
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.75 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.48% -1.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £10.91 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 2015.

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
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 31 August 2015. 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
Basingstoke +10 14 £385 -
Havant +10 7 £406 -1.51% 1
Winchester -21 7 £315 -8.69%
Farnborough -2 6 £428 +36.80%
Southampton +1 4 £400 +64.94%
Hook +6 3 £344 +14.58%
Portsmouth -1 2 £556 +76.34% 5
Gosport +7 1 £435 -
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 49 (41.88%) Windows
2 43 (36.75%) Linux
3 33 (28.21%) AIX
3 33 (28.21%) Oracle
4 29 (24.79%) WebSphere
5 28 (23.93%) Java
6 27 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 27 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (20.51%) VMware
8 23 (19.66%) SAN
9 22 (18.80%) Tivoli
9 22 (18.80%) UNIX
9 22 (18.80%) Solaris
10 21 (17.95%) Microsoft
11 20 (17.09%) Shell Script
12 19 (16.24%) Red Hat
12 19 (16.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (14.53%) Firewall
14 16 (13.68%) Citrix
14 16 (13.68%) Perl
14 16 (13.68%) Security Cleared
15 15 (12.82%) XenApp
15 15 (12.82%) Korn
16 14 (11.97%) SC Cleared
16 14 (11.97%) DNS
17 13 (11.11%) DHCP
17 13 (11.11%) DB2
17 13 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
17 13 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
18 12 (10.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 29 (24.79%) WebSphere
2 10 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (8.55%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.98%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (3.42%) CICS
5 3 (2.56%) IIS
5 3 (2.56%) JBoss
5 3 (2.56%) SAS
5 3 (2.56%) Apache
5 3 (2.56%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.71%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.85%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 11 (9.40%) MS Office
2 9 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (8.55%) Maximo
2 4 (3.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.85%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.66%) SAN
2 17 (14.53%) Firewall
3 14 (11.97%) DNS
4 13 (11.11%) DHCP
5 8 (6.84%) TCP/IP
5 8 (6.84%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (5.13%) LDAP
7 5 (4.27%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (3.42%) FCoE
8 4 (3.42%) iSCSI
8 4 (3.42%) HTTP
9 2 (1.71%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.71%) Internet
9 2 (1.71%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.85%) IPsec
10 1 (0.85%) SSL
10 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.11%) DB2
3 11 (9.40%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.56%) Big Data
6 2 (1.71%) MySQL
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.71%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.85%) Informix
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.85%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 12 (10.26%) ClearCase
2 7 (5.98%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (5.13%) SoapUI
3 6 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.13%) JUnit
3 6 (5.13%) Selenium
4 4 (3.42%) TestComplete
4 4 (3.42%) ClearQuest
5 3 (2.56%) Subversion
5 3 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.56%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.71%) Maven
6 2 (1.71%) Ant
7 1 (0.85%) PowerBuilder
General
1 9 (7.69%) Finance
2 5 (4.27%) Military
3 4 (3.42%) Retail
4 3 (2.56%) Billing
4 3 (2.56%) Legal
4 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.71%) Back Office
5 2 (1.71%) Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Games
6 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 29 (24.79%) Analyst
2 24 (20.51%) Architect
3 20 (17.09%) Developer
4 14 (11.97%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (9.40%) Tester
6 10 (8.55%) Consultant
7 9 (7.69%) Administrator
8 7 (5.98%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (5.98%) Security Analyst
9 6 (5.13%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.13%) UNIX Administrator
9 6 (5.13%) Storage Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Senior Security Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Storage Architect
10 5 (4.27%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) AIX Administrator
10 5 (4.27%) Requirements Analyst
11 4 (3.42%) AIX Specialist
11 4 (3.42%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (7.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 8 (6.84%) HTML
4 7 (5.98%) XML
5 6 (5.13%) SOAP
6 5 (4.27%) .NET
7 4 (3.42%) XSLT
7 4 (3.42%) JMS
8 3 (2.56%) WSDL
8 3 (2.56%) Swing
8 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.71%) CSS
9 2 (1.71%) XHTML
9 2 (1.71%) SAML
9 2 (1.71%) OAuth
9 2 (1.71%) XACML
9 2 (1.71%) OpenID
9 2 (1.71%) SailPoint
9 2 (1.71%) Middleware
10 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) Mainframe
1 10 (8.55%) AS400
2 9 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.98%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (5.13%) iSeries
5 4 (3.42%) DataPower
5 4 (3.42%) Clustering
6 3 (2.56%) HACMP
6 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.56%) LPAR
7 2 (1.71%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.71%) SecurID
7 2 (1.71%) Replication
8 1 (0.85%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.85%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.85%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.85%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.85%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 49 (41.88%) Windows
2 43 (36.75%) Linux
3 33 (28.21%) AIX
4 22 (18.80%) UNIX
4 22 (18.80%) Solaris
5 19 (16.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (9.40%) Windows 7
7 10 (8.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.56%) HPUX
9 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.56%) Android
10 2 (1.71%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (1.71%) NetWare
11 1 (0.85%) CentOS
11 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (9.40%) Release Management
4 10 (8.55%) Change Management
5 8 (6.84%) ITIL
5 8 (6.84%) Information Security
5 8 (6.84%) Document Management
5 8 (6.84%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (6.84%) Portfolio Management
6 7 (5.98%) Waterfall
6 7 (5.98%) Analytics
6 7 (5.98%) Use Case
6 7 (5.98%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (5.98%) Content Management
6 7 (5.98%) Requirements Management
6 7 (5.98%) Security Management
7 6 (5.13%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (5.13%) Automated Testing
7 6 (5.13%) E-Commerce
7 6 (5.13%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (23.93%) Java
2 20 (17.09%) Shell Script
3 16 (13.68%) Perl
4 15 (12.82%) Korn
5 10 (8.55%) C
6 9 (7.69%) Python
7 8 (6.84%) SQL
8 6 (5.13%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.42%) C#
9 4 (3.42%) C++
9 4 (3.42%) COBOL
10 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.71%) Ruby
11 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (13.68%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.97%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.98%) Degree
4 6 (5.13%) CISSP
5 4 (3.42%) ISEB
6 1 (0.85%) MCSA
6 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.85%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.85%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 15 (12.82%) XenApp
2 11 (9.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 11 (9.40%) Oracle Clusterware
3 9 (7.69%) XenDesktop
3 9 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.84%) vSphere
5 6 (5.13%) Active Directory
6 5 (4.27%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.42%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 4 (3.42%) GPFS
8 2 (1.71%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.85%) Firmware
9 1 (0.85%) NFS
9 1 (0.85%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 22 (18.80%) Tivoli
2 12 (10.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 10 (8.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (5.13%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (3.42%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (3.42%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (1.71%) Netcool
6 2 (1.71%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 2 (1.71%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.71%) OpenAM
6 2 (1.71%) SnapMirror
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.85%) WSUS
7 1 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (28.21%) Oracle
2 24 (20.51%) VMware
3 21 (17.95%) Microsoft
4 19 (16.24%) Red Hat
5 16 (13.68%) Citrix
6 11 (9.40%) Symantec
7 10 (8.55%) Remedy
7 10 (8.55%) Sun
8 9 (7.69%) EMC
9 8 (6.84%) OpenText
9 8 (6.84%) Ventyx
9 8 (6.84%) HP
10 6 (5.13%) Google
11 5 (4.27%) Coremetrics
11 5 (4.27%) Veritas
11 5 (4.27%) Cognos
12 4 (3.42%) CA
12 4 (3.42%) Endeca
13 3 (2.56%) Brocade
13 3 (2.56%) Fujitsu