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 29 July 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Certification
Rank 253 240 224
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -16
Contract jobs citing IBM Certification 12 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.044% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 0.17% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 6
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£450 - £443
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 - £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 - £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £430
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2476 2409 2098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.92% 26.26% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1469 1181 1080
Average daily rate £375 £360 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 83 115
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.32 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 29 July 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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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
Berkshire +13 11 £450 -
Hampshire - 1 £470 -
IBM Certification
England

IBM Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) IBM
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) AIX
2 12 (80.00%) Solaris
2 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 12 (80.00%) DB2
2 12 (80.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 12 (80.00%) Clustering
2 12 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (80.00%) DataPower
3 11 (73.33%) JMS
4 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
4 8 (53.33%) High Availability
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) SSL
6 4 (26.67%) Middleware
6 4 (26.67%) HTTP
6 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (26.67%) Cryptography
6 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
7 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) A+ Certification
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle
8 1 (6.67%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 12 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) HTTP
1 4 (26.67%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) NAS
2 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Storage Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 11 (73.33%) JMS
3 4 (26.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Clustering
1 12 (80.00%) DataPower
2 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
2 8 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (26.67%) Cryptography
4 1 (6.67%) Replication
4 1 (6.67%) CLARiiON
4 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (6.67%) EMC VNX
4 1 (6.67%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (6.67%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
1 12 (80.00%) AIX
1 12 (80.00%) Solaris
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (53.33%) High Availability
2 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) A+ Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) NFS
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.67%) SRDF
1 1 (6.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.67%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (6.67%) SnapMirror
1 1 (6.67%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Dell
2 1 (6.67%) EMC
2 1 (6.67%) Hitachi
2 1 (6.67%) NetApp
2 1 (6.67%) NetIQ
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Brocade
2 1 (6.67%) PlateSpin
2 1 (6.67%) Fujitsu
2 1 (6.67%) Veeam
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco