The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Hampshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 62 75 48
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -27
Contract jobs citing IBM 52 42 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.50% 2.46% 3.18%
As % of the Vendors category 5.17% 4.78% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 30
Average daily rate £375 £383 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -14.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £233 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +25.00%
Vendors Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1005 878 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 48.41% 51.47% 52.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 514 460
Average daily rate £363 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £484 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 92 104
Average hourly rate £28.00 £19.63 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.67% -29.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £11.75 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
IBM
South East

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Havant +3 12 £375 +11.11% 1
Basingstoke +25 10 £400 -20.00%
Southampton - 4 £292 -
Winchester -4 3 £313 -
Farnborough - 3 £475 -
Fareham - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - - 1
Eastleigh - - - -
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 56 (47.46%) SAN
2 51 (43.22%) AIX
3 40 (33.90%) Windows
4 38 (32.20%) Solaris
5 37 (31.36%) Shell Script
6 34 (28.81%) UNIX
7 30 (25.42%) WebSphere
8 29 (24.58%) EMC
9 28 (23.73%) VMware
10 26 (22.03%) Tivoli
10 26 (22.03%) Linux
10 26 (22.03%) Oracle
11 25 (21.19%) HP
11 25 (21.19%) NetApp
11 25 (21.19%) Red Hat
12 21 (17.80%) Middleware
12 21 (17.80%) ITIL
12 21 (17.80%) Finance
13 19 (16.10%) NetBackup
13 19 (16.10%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (15.25%) Brocade
14 18 (15.25%) SQL
15 17 (14.41%) CLARiiON
15 17 (14.41%) Connectrix
15 17 (14.41%) EMC Centera
16 16 (13.56%) EMC TimeFinder
16 16 (13.56%) SRDF
17 15 (12.71%) Security Cleared
17 15 (12.71%) Korn
17 15 (12.71%) TCP/IP

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 30 (25.42%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.08%) IIS
2 6 (5.08%) Apache
3 5 (4.24%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.24%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (3.39%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.39%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (2.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.54%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.85%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.39%) MS Office
3 3 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (9.32%) Maximo
2 8 (6.78%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (5.08%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (3.39%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (2.54%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (1.69%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (47.46%) SAN
2 17 (14.41%) Connectrix
3 15 (12.71%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.63%) LDAP
5 7 (5.93%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (5.08%) DNS
7 5 (4.24%) HTTP
7 5 (4.24%) SSL
8 4 (3.39%) Kerberos
8 4 (3.39%) LAN
8 4 (3.39%) WAN
8 4 (3.39%) Firewall
8 4 (3.39%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.54%) NAS
9 3 (2.54%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.69%) SNMP
10 2 (1.69%) HTTPS
10 2 (1.69%) DHCP
10 2 (1.69%) FTP
10 2 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.32%) Oracle Database
2 10 (8.47%) DB2
3 7 (5.93%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.39%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (2.54%) UniData
6 3 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.69%) SQLPlus
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.85%) Big Data
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.85%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.85%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.69%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.85%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (0.85%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.85%) Maven
3 1 (0.85%) ClearCase
General
1 21 (17.80%) Finance
2 12 (10.17%) Banking
3 10 (8.47%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.24%) Retail
5 4 (3.39%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.69%) Games
7 1 (0.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (16.95%) Administrator
1 20 (16.95%) Analyst
2 13 (11.02%) Architect
3 11 (9.32%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (8.47%) Consultant
4 10 (8.47%) Build Engineer
5 9 (7.63%) Storage Administrator
6 7 (5.93%) Oracle Architect
6 7 (5.93%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.08%) Technical Architect
7 6 (5.08%) Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Backup Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.39%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.39%) Oracle Technical Architect
10 3 (2.54%) Agile Test Analyst
10 3 (2.54%) Tivoli Specialist
10 3 (2.54%) Oracle Applications Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (2.54%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.80%) Middleware
2 8 (6.78%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (5.08%) Web Services
4 5 (4.24%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (3.39%) XML
5 4 (3.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (3.39%) WebCenter
6 3 (2.54%) XSLT
6 3 (2.54%) HTML
7 2 (1.69%) J2EE
7 2 (1.69%) SOAP
7 2 (1.69%) XSD
7 2 (1.69%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.85%) Spring
8 1 (0.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.41%) CLARiiON
1 17 (14.41%) EMC Centera
2 15 (12.71%) HACMP
3 14 (11.86%) Replication
4 8 (6.78%) iSeries
5 7 (5.93%) Clustering
6 5 (4.24%) Symmetrix DMX
7 4 (3.39%) LPAR
8 3 (2.54%) DataPower
9 2 (1.69%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.85%) AS400
10 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 51 (43.22%) AIX
2 40 (33.90%) Windows
3 38 (32.20%) Solaris
4 34 (28.81%) UNIX
5 26 (22.03%) Linux
6 12 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (8.47%) SUSE
8 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.39%) HPUX
9 4 (3.39%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.39%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.54%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (2.54%) NetWare
11 1 (0.85%) VMS
11 1 (0.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.80%) ITIL
2 14 (11.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (10.17%) Performance Management
4 10 (8.47%) Change Control
5 9 (7.63%) Change Management
6 8 (6.78%) ITSM
6 8 (6.78%) Service Management
7 7 (5.93%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (5.08%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.24%) Regression Testing
9 5 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.24%) ERP
9 5 (4.24%) Project Management
10 4 (3.39%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.39%) E-Commerce
10 4 (3.39%) SOA
10 4 (3.39%) Business Analysis
10 4 (3.39%) System Testing
10 4 (3.39%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (31.36%) Shell Script
2 18 (15.25%) SQL
3 15 (12.71%) Korn
4 8 (6.78%) Java
4 8 (6.78%) Perl
5 6 (5.08%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.24%) RPG
7 4 (3.39%) REXX
7 4 (3.39%) C
7 4 (3.39%) C++
7 4 (3.39%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.54%) Jython
8 3 (2.54%) UniBasic
9 2 (1.69%) Python
9 2 (1.69%) XPath
9 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (12.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.47%) ISEB
2 10 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.24%) Degree
4 2 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.69%) MCSE
4 2 (1.69%) MCSA
4 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) CITP
5 1 (0.85%) MBCS
5 1 (0.85%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.85%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (16.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (13.56%) SRDF
3 15 (12.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 7 (5.93%) vSphere
4 7 (5.93%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.39%) NFS
5 4 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.54%) OCFS2
6 3 (2.54%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.69%) Samba
7 2 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.85%) KVM
8 1 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 26 (22.03%) Tivoli
2 19 (16.10%) NetBackup
3 16 (13.56%) EMC TimeFinder
4 14 (11.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 9 (7.63%) EMC Navisphere
6 7 (5.93%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 4 (3.39%) Tivoli NetView
7 4 (3.39%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
7 4 (3.39%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.69%) MOM
8 2 (1.69%) CA SiteMinder
8 2 (1.69%) WSUS
8 2 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (24.58%) EMC
2 28 (23.73%) VMware
3 26 (22.03%) Oracle
4 25 (21.19%) HP
4 25 (21.19%) NetApp
4 25 (21.19%) Red Hat
5 18 (15.25%) Brocade
6 15 (12.71%) Sun
7 13 (11.02%) Veritas
8 12 (10.17%) Remedy
9 11 (9.32%) Cisco
10 10 (8.47%) Microsoft
10 10 (8.47%) Novell
11 8 (6.78%) Symantec
12 7 (5.93%) Hitachi
13 6 (5.08%) Dell
14 5 (4.24%) Citrix
15 4 (3.39%) Compaq
15 4 (3.39%) Informatica
16 2 (1.69%) JBoss