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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 85 68 95
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +27
Contract jobs citing IBM 201 214 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.07% 2.49% 2.00%
As % of the Vendors category 4.39% 5.09% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 103 82
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£408 £420 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.97% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 5
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.63 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.89% +10.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £19.93 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £23.33 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £23.46 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-8.35% -12.78%
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
4577 4208 4592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.09% 48.95% 49.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2397 2125 1998
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £220
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 290 247 302
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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 +1 67 £475 +6.74% 10
Hampshire -17 50 £381 -4.68% 10
Surrey +1 26 £411 -2.66% 8
Buckinghamshire -12 25 £400 +3.22% 6
Kent +2 10 £500 - 5
West Sussex 0 7 £625 +38.88%
Middlesex -5 3 £525 +49.14% 1
Oxfordshire -10 2 - -
Home Counties - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 110 (27.50%) WebSphere
2 102 (25.50%) Linux
3 101 (25.25%) Windows
4 89 (22.25%) Oracle
5 78 (19.50%) Finance
6 70 (17.50%) SQL
7 66 (16.50%) AIX
7 66 (16.50%) Microsoft
8 63 (15.75%) UNIX
9 60 (15.00%) VMware
10 59 (14.75%) ITIL
11 58 (14.50%) HP
12 57 (14.25%) SAN
13 56 (14.00%) Java
14 53 (13.25%) Security Cleared
15 49 (12.25%) DB2
16 46 (11.50%) Tivoli
17 45 (11.25%) iSeries
18 44 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
19 41 (10.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 41 (10.25%) WebSphere MQ
19 41 (10.25%) Red Hat
20 40 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
21 39 (9.75%) SQL Server
21 39 (9.75%) Cisco
22 38 (9.50%) Agile Software Development
23 37 (9.25%) EMC
24 35 (8.75%) WebSphere Application Server
25 34 (8.50%) SC Cleared
26 33 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 110 (27.50%) WebSphere
2 35 (8.75%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (3.50%) Apache
4 13 (3.25%) WebLogic
5 10 (2.50%) JBoss
6 9 (2.25%) IIS
7 8 (2.00%) WebSphere Process Server
8 7 (1.75%) IBM Notes
9 6 (1.50%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.50%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.50%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (1.25%) Liferay
10 5 (1.25%) PegaRULES
10 5 (1.25%) FileNet
10 5 (1.25%) MQSeries
11 4 (1.00%) Commerce Server
11 4 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.00%) MS Office
3 4 (1.00%) SPSS
4 3 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.75%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.25%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 13 (3.25%) Maximo
2 6 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.25%) BPCS
3 5 (1.25%) SAP FI
4 4 (1.00%) Misys Midas
5 3 (0.75%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.50%) Staffware
6 2 (0.50%) SAP SRM
6 2 (0.50%) AWD
6 2 (0.50%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.50%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.25%) Magento
7 1 (0.25%) Unica Affinium
7 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.00%) SaaS
2 4 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.50%) Office 365
3 2 (0.50%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 57 (14.25%) SAN
2 22 (5.50%) Firewall
3 20 (5.00%) Internet
4 19 (4.75%) HTTP
5 18 (4.50%) TCP/IP
5 18 (4.50%) DNS
6 13 (3.25%) SSL
7 12 (3.00%) LDAP
8 10 (2.50%) LAN
8 10 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (2.25%) Network Security
10 7 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (1.50%) Intranet
11 6 (1.50%) WAN
12 5 (1.25%) DHCP
12 5 (1.25%) ATM
12 5 (1.25%) Kerberos
12 5 (1.25%) BIG-IP
13 4 (1.00%) NetScaler
13 4 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (12.25%) DB2
2 39 (9.75%) SQL Server
3 21 (5.25%) Oracle Database
4 20 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (3.75%) DataStage
6 9 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.00%) SQLPlus
7 8 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (1.75%) MySQL
9 5 (1.25%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.25%) PowerCenter
9 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.25%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.25%) IBM InfoSphere
10 4 (1.00%) Big Data
10 4 (1.00%) Cognos Query Studio
10 4 (1.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 4 (1.00%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 8 (2.00%) Introscope
2 5 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.25%) ERwin
3 4 (1.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (1.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.75%) ClearQuest
4 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.50%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.50%) Rational Rose
5 2 (0.50%) Ant
5 2 (0.50%) RequisitePro
5 2 (0.50%) Toad
5 2 (0.50%) JMeter
5 2 (0.50%) Maven
6 1 (0.25%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.25%) Lombardi
6 1 (0.25%) JIRA
General
1 78 (19.50%) Finance
2 27 (6.75%) Retail
3 15 (3.75%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.25%) Banking
5 10 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.25%) Legal
7 8 (2.00%) Marketing
8 6 (1.50%) Electronics
8 6 (1.50%) Military
9 4 (1.00%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.75%) Billing
10 3 (0.75%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.75%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.75%) Back Office
11 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.50%) Publishing
12 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.25%) International Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 73 (18.25%) Architect
2 59 (14.75%) Developer
3 46 (11.50%) Analyst
4 38 (9.50%) Solutions Architect
5 37 (9.25%) Consultant
6 32 (8.00%) Administrator
7 18 (4.50%) Technical Architect
8 16 (4.00%) Business Analyst
8 16 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (2.75%) Project Manager
9 11 (2.75%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (2.25%) Software Engineer
10 9 (2.25%) Technical Consultant
10 9 (2.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (2.00%) Storage Engineer
11 8 (2.00%) Support Engineer
11 8 (2.00%) Infrastructure Architect
11 8 (2.00%) Security Engineer
12 7 (1.75%) Test Engineer
12 7 (1.75%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (10.25%) WebSphere MQ
2 28 (7.00%) .NET
3 26 (6.50%) HTML
4 25 (6.25%) XML
5 22 (5.50%) Middleware
6 16 (4.00%) CSS
7 15 (3.75%) JDBC
7 15 (3.75%) J2EE
8 13 (3.25%) SOAP
8 13 (3.25%) Web Services
9 12 (3.00%) JMS
10 11 (2.75%) REST
11 9 (2.25%) Spring
12 8 (2.00%) WSDL
13 7 (1.75%) Java EE
14 6 (1.50%) Dojo
14 6 (1.50%) WebCenter
14 6 (1.50%) Worklight
14 6 (1.50%) Java SE
14 6 (1.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.25%) iSeries
2 40 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.00%) Clustering
4 23 (5.75%) Mainframe
5 22 (5.50%) AS400
6 21 (5.25%) Management Information System
7 19 (4.75%) DataPower
8 14 (3.50%) HACMP
9 13 (3.25%) IBM Mainframe
10 11 (2.75%) EMC Centera
10 11 (2.75%) Mobile App
11 8 (2.00%) Open Source
11 8 (2.00%) N-Tier
12 7 (1.75%) PKI
12 7 (1.75%) Computer Science
13 5 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
14 4 (1.00%) SWIFT
15 3 (0.75%) User Experience
15 3 (0.75%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 102 (25.50%) Linux
2 101 (25.25%) Windows
3 66 (16.50%) AIX
4 63 (15.75%) UNIX
5 41 (10.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (7.75%) Solaris
8 22 (5.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (5.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (2.25%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (1.75%) Windows 7
11 7 (1.75%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.25%) HPUX
12 5 (1.25%) zOS
13 4 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.75%) SUSE
14 3 (0.75%) NetWare
15 2 (0.50%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.25%) MVS
16 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (14.75%) ITIL
2 38 (9.50%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (7.50%) Migration
3 30 (7.50%) E-Commerce
3 30 (7.50%) ETL
4 28 (7.00%) TOGAF
5 23 (5.75%) Project Management
6 20 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (5.00%) SOA
7 18 (4.50%) Mentoring
8 17 (4.25%) ERP
8 17 (4.25%) UML
9 16 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (4.00%) Scrum
9 16 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 15 (3.75%) Enterprise Architecture
10 15 (3.75%) Data Management
11 14 (3.50%) Change Management
11 14 (3.50%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (3.25%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 70 (17.50%) SQL
2 56 (14.00%) Java
3 26 (6.50%) JavaScript
4 23 (5.75%) Shell Script
5 21 (5.25%) Perl
5 21 (5.25%) C
6 17 (4.25%) COBOL
7 16 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 16 (4.00%) Korn
8 13 (3.25%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.25%) Python
9 9 (2.25%) RPG
10 8 (2.00%) C++
10 8 (2.00%) RPG IV
11 7 (1.75%) AWK
12 6 (1.50%) JCL
12 6 (1.50%) C#
12 6 (1.50%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.50%) RPG/400
13 4 (1.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 53 (13.25%) Security Cleared
2 34 (8.50%) SC Cleared
3 24 (6.00%) Degree
4 8 (2.00%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.25%) ISEB
7 4 (1.00%) IBM Certification
8 3 (0.75%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.75%) CCSE
8 3 (0.75%) CCNP
8 3 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.50%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.50%) CCIE
9 2 (0.50%) MCSE
9 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.50%) HP AIS
9 2 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.25%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.00%) ISO 9001
2 6 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.25%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.75%) SLA
4 3 (0.75%) COBIT
5 2 (0.50%) QA
6 1 (0.25%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 44 (11.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (6.75%) Active Directory
3 20 (5.00%) vSphere
4 18 (4.50%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (1.75%) Xen
6 7 (1.75%) XenApp
6 7 (1.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 6 (1.50%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.50%) OCFS2
8 5 (1.25%) KVM
8 5 (1.25%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (1.00%) NFS
9 4 (1.00%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.75%) XenServer
10 3 (0.75%) SRDF
10 3 (0.75%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 46 (11.50%) Tivoli
2 27 (6.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 12 (3.00%) NetBackup
4 10 (2.50%) Netcool
4 10 (2.50%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 9 (2.25%) CA Wily
6 8 (2.00%) Cobbler
7 7 (1.75%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 5 (1.25%) Puppet
8 5 (1.25%) OpenView
8 5 (1.25%) Control-M
8 5 (1.25%) WSUS
8 5 (1.25%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (1.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 4 (1.00%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.75%) NSN NetAct
10 3 (0.75%) nmon
10 3 (0.75%) Nessus
11 2 (0.50%) EMC TimeFinder
11 2 (0.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 89 (22.25%) Oracle
2 66 (16.50%) Microsoft
3 60 (15.00%) VMware
4 58 (14.50%) HP
5 41 (10.25%) Red Hat
6 39 (9.75%) Cisco
7 37 (9.25%) EMC
8 24 (6.00%) NetApp
9 22 (5.50%) Sun
9 22 (5.50%) SAP
10 21 (5.25%) Brocade
11 20 (5.00%) Dell
12 19 (4.75%) Cognos
13 17 (4.25%) Citrix
14 14 (3.50%) 3PAR
14 14 (3.50%) Lotus
15 12 (3.00%) Software AG
16 10 (2.50%) Hitachi
17 8 (2.00%) Veritas
17 8 (2.00%) ILOG
Bracknell, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £550 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per annum direct - no agency margin
Posted: 15 days ago
Kent
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 23 days ago
Farnborough
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Kent
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago