The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 93 69 99
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +30
Contract jobs citing IBM 171 209 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.83% 2.51% 1.76%
As % of the Vendors category 3.83% 5.39% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 121 49
Average daily rate
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£363 £419 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.43% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
-2.81% +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £16.70 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -31.37%
IBM
England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4469 3881 3586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.87% 46.64% 47.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2313 1911 1657
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
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 221 227 321
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IBM
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 across the South East region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in the South East

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

IBM
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 across the South East region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

IBM
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

IBM Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

IBM
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Hampshire -22 62 £325 -16.12% 14
Berkshire -18 45 £463 +2.77% 23
Buckinghamshire -9 28 £363 -14.70% 8
Surrey -21 13 £275 -8.33% 3
East Sussex -5 5 - -
Kent -5 5 - -
West Sussex -17 3 £388 +9.15% 1
Middlesex -1 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £325 - 3
Sussex - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 111 (30.00%) Linux
2 100 (27.03%) Windows
3 78 (21.08%) WebSphere
4 73 (19.73%) VMware
5 71 (19.19%) Microsoft
6 69 (18.65%) HP
7 68 (18.38%) SAN
8 67 (18.11%) AIX
9 66 (17.84%) Finance
10 58 (15.68%) Oracle
10 58 (15.68%) Security Cleared
11 55 (14.86%) Tivoli
12 53 (14.32%) SQL
13 52 (14.05%) UNIX
14 51 (13.78%) Red Hat
15 48 (12.97%) ITIL
15 48 (12.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 43 (11.62%) SC Cleared
17 41 (11.08%) VMware Infrastructure
17 41 (11.08%) Java
18 38 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
19 37 (10.00%) DB2
20 35 (9.46%) iSeries
21 33 (8.92%) SQL Server
21 33 (8.92%) EMC
22 32 (8.65%) DNS
23 31 (8.38%) WebSphere MQ
23 31 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
24 30 (8.11%) Migration
24 30 (8.11%) Middleware

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 78 (21.08%) WebSphere
2 23 (6.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 22 (5.95%) Apache
4 15 (4.05%) IIS
5 12 (3.24%) IBM HTTP Server
6 11 (2.97%) IBM Notes
7 7 (1.89%) WebSphere Process Server
8 6 (1.62%) Adobe CQ
8 6 (1.62%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.62%) JBoss
8 6 (1.62%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.35%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.35%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (1.08%) SAS
11 3 (0.81%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.81%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.24%) MS Office
3 10 (2.70%) SPSS
4 2 (0.54%) Simulink
5 1 (0.27%) MS Project
5 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (1.62%) Maximo
3 3 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.81%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.54%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.27%) Unica Affinium
5 1 (0.27%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.27%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.16%) SaaS
2 7 (1.89%) OpenShift
3 3 (0.81%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 68 (18.38%) SAN
2 32 (8.65%) DNS
3 29 (7.84%) Firewall
4 24 (6.49%) HTTP
5 23 (6.22%) TCP/IP
6 17 (4.59%) Internet
7 15 (4.05%) SSL
7 15 (4.05%) LDAP
7 15 (4.05%) Fibre Channel
8 14 (3.78%) LAN
9 13 (3.51%) WAN
10 12 (3.24%) DHCP
11 9 (2.43%) VPN
11 9 (2.43%) FTP
12 8 (2.16%) NetScaler
12 8 (2.16%) VLAN
13 7 (1.89%) BGP
13 7 (1.89%) Network Security
14 6 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (1.62%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.00%) DB2
2 33 (8.92%) SQL Server
3 20 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (3.51%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.43%) MySQL
7 8 (2.16%) DataStage
8 7 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (1.62%) SAP BW
10 5 (1.35%) PowerCenter
10 5 (1.35%) SAP HANA
10 5 (1.35%) SAP Data Services
10 5 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.08%) Cognos Query Studio
11 4 (1.08%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 4 (1.08%) Cognos Report Studio
11 4 (1.08%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 4 (1.08%) Cognos Transformer
11 4 (1.08%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 6 (1.62%) Introscope
2 5 (1.35%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (1.08%) ERwin
4 3 (0.81%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.81%) ClearCase
4 3 (0.81%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (0.81%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.54%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.54%) Maven
5 2 (0.54%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.27%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.27%) Ant
6 1 (0.27%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.27%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.27%) TestLink
General
1 66 (17.84%) Finance
2 18 (4.86%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.51%) Banking
4 12 (3.24%) Retail
5 10 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.89%) Legal
7 5 (1.35%) Marketing
7 5 (1.35%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.08%) Back Office
8 4 (1.08%) Military
8 4 (1.08%) Billing
9 3 (0.81%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.54%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Automotive
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 83 (22.43%) Architect
2 52 (14.05%) Analyst
3 38 (10.27%) Developer
4 34 (9.19%) Administrator
5 31 (8.38%) Solutions Architect
6 23 (6.22%) Consultant
6 23 (6.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (5.68%) Technical Architect
8 16 (4.32%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (3.24%) Enterprise Architect
10 12 (3.24%) Support Analyst
11 11 (2.97%) Security Engineer
12 9 (2.43%) Data Analyst
12 9 (2.43%) Security Specialist
13 8 (2.16%) Cognos Developer
13 8 (2.16%) Network Engineer
14 7 (1.89%) Software Engineer
14 7 (1.89%) Business Analyst
14 7 (1.89%) Backup Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.38%) WebSphere MQ
2 30 (8.11%) Middleware
3 21 (5.68%) XML
4 14 (3.78%) HTML
5 12 (3.24%) JMS
6 11 (2.97%) CSS
7 10 (2.70%) SOAP
8 9 (2.43%) WSDL
8 9 (2.43%) .NET
9 8 (2.16%) REST
9 8 (2.16%) JDBC
10 7 (1.89%) Worklight
11 6 (1.62%) Spring
12 5 (1.35%) MDX
12 5 (1.35%) Regular Expression
13 4 (1.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 4 (1.08%) XSD
13 4 (1.08%) Web Services
13 4 (1.08%) JSP
14 3 (0.81%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (9.46%) iSeries
3 20 (5.41%) Mainframe
3 20 (5.41%) AS400
4 17 (4.59%) Clustering
5 15 (4.05%) IBM Mainframe
6 13 (3.51%) DataPower
7 11 (2.97%) HACMP
7 11 (2.97%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.97%) Open Source
8 8 (2.16%) e-Health
9 7 (1.89%) PKI
9 7 (1.89%) EMC Centera
10 6 (1.62%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.62%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.08%) Smart Meter
11 4 (1.08%) Replication
11 4 (1.08%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.08%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.81%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 111 (30.00%) Linux
2 100 (27.03%) Windows
3 67 (18.11%) AIX
4 52 (14.05%) UNIX
5 48 (12.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (7.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (6.76%) Solaris
8 22 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (5.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (3.78%) Windows 7
11 10 (2.70%) SUSE
11 10 (2.70%) Windows XP
12 9 (2.43%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (1.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 5 (1.35%) HPUX
15 4 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (1.08%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.81%) NetWare
16 3 (0.81%) OS/400
16 3 (0.81%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (12.97%) ITIL
2 31 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (8.11%) Migration
3 30 (8.11%) ETL
4 25 (6.76%) TOGAF
5 20 (5.41%) Mentoring
6 18 (4.86%) Enterprise Architecture
6 18 (4.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (4.32%) Project Management
7 16 (4.32%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (4.05%) SOA
8 15 (4.05%) Logistics
8 15 (4.05%) Analytics
9 14 (3.78%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (3.78%) ERP
10 13 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (3.51%) Line Management
10 13 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (3.24%) Waterfall
11 12 (3.24%) UML
Programming Languages
1 53 (14.32%) SQL
2 41 (11.08%) Java
3 29 (7.84%) Shell Script
4 28 (7.57%) Perl
5 19 (5.14%) C
6 18 (4.86%) JavaScript
7 17 (4.59%) COBOL
8 13 (3.51%) Korn
9 11 (2.97%) PL/SQL
10 10 (2.70%) Python
11 7 (1.89%) RPG
11 7 (1.89%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.62%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.62%) Jython
12 6 (1.62%) C++
12 6 (1.62%) ABAP
13 5 (1.35%) JCL
14 4 (1.08%) ActionScript 2.0
14 4 (1.08%) RPG/400
14 4 (1.08%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 58 (15.68%) Security Cleared
2 43 (11.62%) SC Cleared
3 27 (7.30%) Degree
4 17 (4.59%) DV Cleared
5 10 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.16%) MCSE
6 8 (2.16%) ISEB
7 5 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.35%) IBM Certification
8 4 (1.08%) SCSA
8 4 (1.08%) A+ Certification
8 4 (1.08%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.81%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.54%) HP AIS
10 2 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.54%) MCSA
10 2 (0.54%) CCIE
10 2 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.27%) CISA
11 1 (0.27%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.35%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.08%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.54%) QA
3 2 (0.54%) SLA
4 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.27%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 41 (11.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (7.30%) Active Directory
3 25 (6.76%) vSphere
4 10 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 9 (2.43%) VMware ESX
5 9 (2.43%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 6 (1.62%) Veritas File System
7 6 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.62%) PowerHA
8 5 (1.35%) Firmware
8 5 (1.35%) FreeRADIUS
8 5 (1.35%) KVM
8 5 (1.35%) GPFS
8 5 (1.35%) XenApp
8 5 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (1.08%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.81%) NFS
10 3 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.81%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 55 (14.86%) Tivoli
2 25 (6.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 11 (2.97%) Red Hat Satellite
4 10 (2.70%) NetBackup
5 9 (2.43%) Netcool
5 9 (2.43%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 6 (1.62%) CA Spectrum
6 6 (1.62%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 5 (1.35%) Control-M
7 5 (1.35%) OpenView
7 5 (1.35%) WSUS
7 5 (1.35%) Cobbler
8 4 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (1.08%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 4 (1.08%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 3 (0.81%) Tivoli NetView
9 3 (0.81%) HP SIM
9 3 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.81%) NSN NetAct
9 3 (0.81%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 73 (19.73%) VMware
2 71 (19.19%) Microsoft
3 69 (18.65%) HP
4 58 (15.68%) Oracle
5 51 (13.78%) Red Hat
6 33 (8.92%) EMC
7 28 (7.57%) Cisco
8 27 (7.30%) Cognos
9 25 (6.76%) NetApp
10 22 (5.95%) Sun
11 21 (5.68%) Dell
12 19 (5.14%) Brocade
12 19 (5.14%) Veritas
13 16 (4.32%) Lotus
13 16 (4.32%) CA
13 16 (4.32%) SAP
14 15 (4.05%) Citrix
15 14 (3.78%) McAfee
16 11 (2.97%) Business Objects
17 10 (2.70%) Adobe
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