The table below looks at the statistics for IBM Certification in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Certification over the 3 months to 12 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Certification
Rank 244 258 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing IBM Certification 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.023% 0.052% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.085% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £415 £115 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+260.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £410 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +6.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.50 -
IBM Certification
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2360 2619 2169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.56% 27.45% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1426 1279 1035
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 107 115
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.84% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

IBM Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

IBM Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IBM Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

IBM Certification Daily Rate Trend in the South East

IBM Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

IBM Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

IBM Certification
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Certification within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +5 2 £415 +260.86%
IBM Certification
England

IBM Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing IBM Certification 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 Certification.

1 8 (100.00%) AIX
1 8 (100.00%) Solaris
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
2 6 (75.00%) JMS
2 6 (75.00%) DB2
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (75.00%) Clustering
2 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (75.00%) DataPower
3 5 (62.50%) IBM Integration Bus
3 5 (62.50%) Cryptography
3 5 (62.50%) Middleware
3 5 (62.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (62.50%) HTTP
3 5 (62.50%) SSL
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
5 2 (25.00%) Puppet
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) iSeries
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) MS Visio

IBM Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing IBM Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (62.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) HTTP
1 5 (62.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) DB2
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Linux Specialist
4 2 (25.00%) Unix Specialist
5 1 (12.50%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (12.50%) Unix Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Unix Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) JMS
1 6 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (62.50%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (62.50%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Clustering
1 6 (75.00%) DataPower
2 5 (62.50%) Cryptography
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (25.00%) iSeries
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) AIX
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Solaris
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Sun
2 2 (25.00%) VMware