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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 87 50 82
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +32
Contract jobs citing IBM 177 285 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.94% 3.22% 2.18%
As % of the Vendors category 4.10% 6.60% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 134 86
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +15.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 8
Average hourly rate £32.00 £19.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.10% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £19.50 £16.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £19.80 £42.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+77.21% -36.29%
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
4315 4317 4956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.17% 48.80% 49.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2233 2179 2151
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 267 305
Average hourly rate £16.72 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.40 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 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
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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
Berkshire -15 57 £475 +8.57% 9
Hampshire -39 33 £325 -10.95% 9
Buckinghamshire -11 31 £365 -5.80% 2
Surrey -12 20 £336 -7.24% 11
Middlesex -4 9 £500 +62.33%
Oxfordshire -12 5 £425 -10.52% 4
West Sussex -3 4 £625 +53.84% 1
Kent -11 3 £500 +25.00% 1
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

1 116 (32.04%) Windows
2 100 (27.62%) Linux
2 100 (27.62%) WebSphere
3 92 (25.41%) Oracle
4 85 (23.48%) UNIX
5 79 (21.82%) SQL
6 67 (18.51%) Finance
7 65 (17.96%) AIX
8 62 (17.13%) Microsoft
9 57 (15.75%) Tivoli
10 53 (14.64%) SAN
11 52 (14.36%) VMware
12 49 (13.54%) ITIL
12 49 (13.54%) Java
13 47 (12.98%) HP
14 45 (12.43%) DB2
15 43 (11.88%) WebSphere MQ
16 39 (10.77%) Solaris
16 39 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
17 38 (10.50%) Cisco
17 38 (10.50%) Red Hat
18 36 (9.94%) EMC
19 35 (9.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 34 (9.39%) iSeries
21 33 (9.12%) Security Cleared
22 32 (8.84%) Mainframe
22 32 (8.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
22 32 (8.84%) E-Commerce
22 32 (8.84%) Retail
23 28 (7.73%) .NET

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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
1 100 (27.62%) WebSphere
2 24 (6.63%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (3.87%) WebLogic
4 13 (3.59%) Apache
5 11 (3.04%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (2.76%) IIS
7 7 (1.93%) IBM Notes
7 7 (1.93%) FileNet
8 6 (1.66%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (1.38%) Liferay
9 5 (1.38%) PegaRULES
10 4 (1.10%) Node.js
10 4 (1.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (1.10%) CICS
10 4 (1.10%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.10%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.83%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.83%) CMS
11 3 (0.83%) Commerce Server
12 2 (0.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.04%) MS Office
3 5 (1.38%) MS Project
4 3 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (4.14%) Maximo
2 6 (1.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.66%) SAP FI
3 5 (1.38%) BPCS
3 5 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.38%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (1.38%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.10%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (1.10%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.83%) AWD
5 3 (0.83%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.55%) Misys Midas
6 2 (0.55%) SAP SRM
6 2 (0.55%) Staffware
6 2 (0.55%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.55%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.28%) Cordys
7 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.21%) SaaS
2 5 (1.38%) GitHub
3 4 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.55%) Office 365
5 1 (0.28%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 53 (14.64%) SAN
2 17 (4.70%) Firewall
3 16 (4.42%) TCP/IP
4 13 (3.59%) HTTP
4 13 (3.59%) Internet
4 13 (3.59%) Fibre Channel
5 12 (3.31%) DNS
5 12 (3.31%) LAN
6 9 (2.49%) Network Security
7 8 (2.21%) WAN
7 8 (2.21%) LDAP
7 8 (2.21%) SSL
8 7 (1.93%) Intranet
8 7 (1.93%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (1.66%) ATM
10 5 (1.38%) Kerberos
11 4 (1.10%) HTTPS
11 4 (1.10%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (1.10%) iSCSI
11 4 (1.10%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (12.43%) DB2
2 27 (7.46%) SQL Server
3 26 (7.18%) Oracle Database
4 18 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (4.70%) DataStage
6 11 (3.04%) SQLPlus
7 9 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.93%) IBM InfoSphere
9 7 (1.93%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.66%) Spotfire
10 6 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.38%) QlikView
12 4 (1.10%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (1.10%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.10%) SAP BW
13 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.83%) MS Access
13 3 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (3.04%) Introscope
2 8 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (2.21%) Ant
3 7 (1.93%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (1.66%) MSI
4 6 (1.66%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.38%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.38%) Subversion
5 5 (1.38%) SoapUI
6 4 (1.10%) Grunt
6 4 (1.10%) Yeoman
7 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.83%) ClearQuest
7 3 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (0.83%) Toad
7 3 (0.83%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.55%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.55%) Rational Rose
8 2 (0.55%) Eclipse
General
1 67 (18.51%) Finance
2 32 (8.84%) Retail
3 11 (3.04%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.76%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.76%) Banking
5 7 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.38%) Electronics
6 5 (1.38%) Legal
6 5 (1.38%) Military
6 5 (1.38%) Marketing
7 4 (1.10%) Japanese Language
7 4 (1.10%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.83%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.55%) Games
10 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.28%) International Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 65 (17.96%) Architect
2 51 (14.09%) Analyst
3 49 (13.54%) Developer
4 36 (9.94%) Administrator
5 33 (9.12%) Consultant
6 28 (7.73%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (4.70%) Technical Architect
8 15 (4.14%) Business Analyst
9 9 (2.49%) Project Manager
9 9 (2.49%) Technical Consultant
9 9 (2.49%) DBA
10 8 (2.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (2.21%) Test Engineer
11 7 (1.93%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (1.93%) WebSphere Developer
11 7 (1.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 6 (1.66%) Storage Engineer
12 6 (1.66%) Applications Manager
12 6 (1.66%) WebSphere Administrator
12 6 (1.66%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (11.88%) WebSphere MQ
2 28 (7.73%) .NET
3 26 (7.18%) HTML
4 20 (5.52%) Web Services
5 17 (4.70%) J2EE
6 14 (3.87%) CSS
6 14 (3.87%) XML
6 14 (3.87%) Middleware
7 12 (3.31%) JDBC
8 11 (3.04%) Dojo
8 11 (3.04%) Worklight
9 8 (2.21%) SOAP
10 7 (1.93%) Java EE
11 6 (1.66%) WebCenter
11 6 (1.66%) Flash
11 6 (1.66%) JRules
12 5 (1.38%) Spring
12 5 (1.38%) JNDI
12 5 (1.38%) HTML5
12 5 (1.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.39%) iSeries
2 32 (8.84%) Mainframe
3 27 (7.46%) Clustering
4 20 (5.52%) IBM Mainframe
5 15 (4.14%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.87%) Mobile App
7 13 (3.59%) AS400
8 12 (3.31%) HACMP
9 9 (2.49%) DataPower
10 8 (2.21%) N-Tier
10 8 (2.21%) EMC Centera
11 5 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.38%) Open Source
11 5 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (1.10%) Data Integration
12 4 (1.10%) Fat Client
12 4 (1.10%) Computer Science
12 4 (1.10%) Replication
12 4 (1.10%) Thin Client
13 3 (0.83%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 116 (32.04%) Windows
2 100 (27.62%) Linux
3 85 (23.48%) UNIX
4 65 (17.96%) AIX
5 39 (10.77%) Solaris
6 35 (9.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (4.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (3.04%) Oracle Linux
10 11 (3.04%) Windows XP
11 8 (2.21%) HPUX
12 6 (1.66%) zOS
13 5 (1.38%) NetWare
14 3 (0.83%) SUSE
15 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.28%) Android
16 1 (0.28%) OS/390
16 1 (0.28%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (13.54%) ITIL
2 32 (8.84%) E-Commerce
3 23 (6.35%) Migration
4 20 (5.52%) ETL
5 17 (4.70%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (4.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 16 (4.42%) Project Management
6 16 (4.42%) Change Management
6 16 (4.42%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (4.42%) TOGAF
7 15 (4.14%) Data Management
7 15 (4.14%) ERP
7 15 (4.14%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (3.59%) Analytics
8 13 (3.59%) Data Modelling
8 13 (3.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (3.59%) Business Continuity
8 13 (3.59%) Business Analysis
9 12 (3.31%) Service Delivery
9 12 (3.31%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (21.82%) SQL
2 49 (13.54%) Java
3 27 (7.46%) Shell Script
4 26 (7.18%) Korn
5 20 (5.52%) Bash Shell
5 20 (5.52%) JavaScript
6 18 (4.97%) Perl
6 18 (4.97%) C
7 17 (4.70%) PL/SQL
8 14 (3.87%) COBOL
9 13 (3.59%) Python
10 11 (3.04%) JCL
10 11 (3.04%) Objective-C
10 11 (3.04%) C++
11 6 (1.66%) C#
11 6 (1.66%) AWK
11 6 (1.66%) Jython
12 5 (1.38%) RPG
13 4 (1.10%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (9.12%) Security Cleared
2 21 (5.80%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.87%) Degree
4 6 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.38%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (1.10%) IBM Certification
7 3 (0.83%) CCSE
7 3 (0.83%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.83%) CCIE
7 3 (0.83%) CCNP
8 2 (0.55%) OCP
8 2 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.55%) ISEB
8 2 (0.55%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.10%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.83%) COBIT
4 2 (0.55%) QA
4 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.55%) SLA
4 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 39 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (4.97%) Active Directory
3 15 (4.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 15 (4.14%) Hyper-V
4 13 (3.59%) vSphere
5 10 (2.76%) Xen
6 7 (1.93%) VMware ESX
6 7 (1.93%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (1.66%) OCFS2
8 5 (1.38%) GPFS
8 5 (1.38%) XenApp
9 4 (1.10%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.10%) NFS
9 4 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.55%) SRDF
11 2 (0.55%) XenServer
11 2 (0.55%) KVM
12 1 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 57 (15.75%) Tivoli
2 32 (8.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 12 (3.31%) NetBackup
4 11 (3.04%) CA Wily
4 11 (3.04%) Cobbler
5 6 (1.66%) Puppet
6 4 (1.10%) MAINVIEW
7 3 (0.83%) MOM
7 3 (0.83%) Nessus
7 3 (0.83%) SCOM
7 3 (0.83%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.55%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.55%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.55%) SCCM
8 2 (0.55%) WSUS
9 1 (0.28%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.28%) Netcool
9 1 (0.28%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 92 (25.41%) Oracle
2 62 (17.13%) Microsoft
3 52 (14.36%) VMware
4 47 (12.98%) HP
5 38 (10.50%) Cisco
5 38 (10.50%) Red Hat
6 36 (9.94%) EMC
7 26 (7.18%) NetApp
8 24 (6.63%) SAP
9 21 (5.80%) Sun
10 19 (5.25%) Brocade
11 18 (4.97%) Citrix
12 14 (3.87%) Hitachi
13 12 (3.31%) Dell
13 12 (3.31%) 3PAR
13 12 (3.31%) Lotus
14 11 (3.04%) JBoss
15 9 (2.49%) TIBCO
16 7 (1.93%) Symantec
16 7 (1.93%) Intel
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