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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 10 December 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the International Business Machines Corporation.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 102 66 84
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +18
Contract jobs citing IBM 156 263 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.02% 2.79% 2.26%
As % of the Vendors category 4.12% 5.88% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 139 103
Median daily rate £400 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £316 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 18
Median hourly rate £50.00 £21.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.09% -46.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.42 £18.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £36.20 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
3787 4476 4750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.93% 47.49% 48.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2110 2445 2458
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 241 294
Median hourly rate £17.25 £21.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% +26.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.59 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +28 70 £413 -5.71% 9
Hampshire -30 41 £400 -3.32% 11
Buckinghamshire 0 24 £400 -3.03% 1
Surrey -5 12 £463 -7.50% 2
Oxfordshire -9 2 £506 +84.09% 1
West Sussex -14 2 - - 2
Middlesex - 2 £493 -
Kent -1 1 - - 6
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for IBM.

1 104 (28.49%) Linux
2 76 (20.82%) Oracle
3 72 (19.73%) Unix
3 72 (19.73%) Windows
4 71 (19.45%) WebSphere
5 65 (17.81%) Finance
6 63 (17.26%) SQL
7 61 (16.71%) Shell Script
8 60 (16.44%) AIX
9 57 (15.62%) Java
9 57 (15.62%) Middleware
10 55 (15.07%) SAN
11 54 (14.79%) Security Cleared
12 48 (13.15%) Data Centre
13 45 (12.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 45 (12.33%) DB2
13 45 (12.33%) VMware
14 44 (12.05%) Mainframe
15 43 (11.78%) NetApp
16 42 (11.51%) HP
16 42 (11.51%) Agile Software Development
17 41 (11.23%) SC Cleared
17 41 (11.23%) Tivoli
18 40 (10.96%) WebSphere Application Server
19 34 (9.32%) Solaris
19 34 (9.32%) Jenkins
20 33 (9.04%) ITIL
20 33 (9.04%) Git (software)
21 32 (8.77%) IBM Mainframe
21 32 (8.77%) Migration

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 71 (19.45%) WebSphere
2 40 (10.96%) WebSphere Application Server
3 23 (6.30%) Tomcat
4 14 (3.84%) Apache
5 12 (3.29%) WebLogic
6 11 (3.01%) JBoss
7 10 (2.74%) Commerce Server
7 10 (2.74%) IBM HTTP Server
8 9 (2.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.64%) Apache TomEE
9 6 (1.64%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 5 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.37%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.10%) IIS
12 3 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.82%) CMS
12 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.82%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.82%) SAS
13 2 (0.55%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 10 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.64%) MS Office
3 3 (0.82%) SPSS
4 2 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.47%) Maximo
2 8 (2.19%) Fredhopper
2 8 (2.19%) Unica
3 5 (1.37%) Eloqua
4 4 (1.10%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.27%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.38%) IBM Cloud
2 6 (1.64%) SoftLayer
3 5 (1.37%) Office 365
4 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.82%) Bluemix
6 2 (0.55%) SaaS
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.27%) IaaS
7 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (15.07%) SAN
2 15 (4.11%) Firewall
3 12 (3.29%) HTTP
3 12 (3.29%) SSL
4 11 (3.01%) LAN
5 8 (2.19%) FTP
5 8 (2.19%) Internet
6 7 (1.92%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.64%) DNS
7 6 (1.64%) WAN
8 5 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (1.37%) DHCP
9 4 (1.10%) SNMP
9 4 (1.10%) VoIP
10 3 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.82%) FCoE
10 3 (0.82%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (0.82%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.82%) NAS
10 3 (0.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (12.33%) DB2
2 13 (3.56%) Oracle Database
3 10 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.19%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.37%) IBM InfoSphere
6 4 (1.10%) Big Data
6 4 (1.10%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (1.10%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.82%) MySQL
7 3 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.55%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.55%) QlikView
8 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.55%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 34 (9.32%) Jenkins
2 33 (9.04%) Git (software)
3 17 (4.66%) Maven
4 13 (3.56%) Sonatype Nexus
4 13 (3.56%) Vagrant
5 10 (2.74%) Subversion
6 9 (2.47%) ClearCase
7 8 (2.19%) Ant
7 8 (2.19%) Gradle
7 8 (2.19%) Selenium
7 8 (2.19%) SoapUI
8 7 (1.92%) ClearQuest
8 7 (1.92%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (1.37%) Introscope
9 5 (1.37%) JUnit
10 4 (1.10%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.10%) JMeter
11 3 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.55%) Cucumber
General
1 65 (17.81%) Finance
2 19 (5.21%) Law
3 18 (4.93%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.11%) Marketing
4 15 (4.11%) Retail
5 10 (2.74%) Banking
5 10 (2.74%) Spanish Language
6 9 (2.47%) Billing
7 6 (1.64%) Mandarin Language
8 5 (1.37%) Military
9 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.55%) Legal
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
10 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (24.93%) Architect
2 40 (10.96%) Developer
3 35 (9.59%) Analyst
4 26 (7.12%) Consultant
4 26 (7.12%) Solutions Architect
5 19 (5.21%) Administrator
6 17 (4.66%) Java Developer
7 15 (4.11%) Integration Architect
7 15 (4.11%) Storage Engineer
8 14 (3.84%) DevOps Engineer
9 13 (3.56%) Infrastructure Architect
9 13 (3.56%) Project Manager
10 11 (3.01%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 10 (2.74%) Storage Manager
11 10 (2.74%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (2.74%) Technical Architect
11 10 (2.74%) Test Architect
12 9 (2.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (2.47%) Storage Specialist
12 9 (2.47%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (15.62%) Middleware
2 30 (8.22%) SOAP
3 29 (7.95%) HTML
4 28 (7.67%) JSON
4 28 (7.67%) XML
5 24 (6.58%) J2EE
5 24 (6.58%) Web Services
5 24 (6.58%) WebSphere MQ
6 21 (5.75%) CSS
6 21 (5.75%) Spring
7 19 (5.21%) Ajax
7 19 (5.21%) IBM Integration Bus
8 15 (4.11%) JMS
9 12 (3.29%) RabbitMQ
10 11 (3.01%) Apache Camel
10 11 (3.01%) JDBC
10 11 (3.01%) Worklight
10 11 (3.01%) XSLT
11 10 (2.74%) REST
12 9 (2.47%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.15%) Data Centre
2 44 (12.05%) Mainframe
3 32 (8.77%) IBM Mainframe
4 24 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (4.11%) Clustering
5 15 (4.11%) EMC VNX
6 14 (3.84%) EMC VMAX
7 13 (3.56%) Private Cloud
8 11 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.19%) AS400
10 7 (1.92%) DataPower
10 7 (1.92%) Economics
10 7 (1.92%) iSeries
11 6 (1.64%) HP Storage
11 6 (1.64%) SWIFT
12 5 (1.37%) ASIC
12 5 (1.37%) Computer Science
12 5 (1.37%) Data Integration
12 5 (1.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 4 (1.10%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 104 (28.49%) Linux
2 72 (19.73%) Unix
2 72 (19.73%) Windows
3 60 (16.44%) AIX
4 45 (12.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (9.32%) Solaris
6 15 (4.11%) Windows Server
7 11 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.92%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.10%) Android
11 3 (0.82%) SUSE
11 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.82%) zOS
12 2 (0.55%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.55%) MVS
12 2 (0.55%) OS/390
12 2 (0.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (11.51%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (9.04%) ITIL
3 32 (8.77%) Migration
4 31 (8.49%) DevOps
5 29 (7.95%) Configuration Management
6 23 (6.30%) Performance Tuning
6 23 (6.30%) Project Management
7 22 (6.03%) E-Commerce
8 21 (5.75%) Change Management
8 21 (5.75%) CRM
9 20 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (5.21%) ETL
11 18 (4.93%) SOA
12 16 (4.38%) Analytics
12 16 (4.38%) Service Delivery
13 14 (3.84%) Process Improvement
14 13 (3.56%) Mentoring
14 13 (3.56%) Mobile First
15 12 (3.29%) Case Management
15 12 (3.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (17.26%) SQL
2 61 (16.71%) Shell Script
3 57 (15.62%) Java
4 28 (7.67%) Python
5 21 (5.75%) JavaScript
6 19 (5.21%) Korn
7 16 (4.38%) Bash Shell
8 9 (2.47%) Jython
8 9 (2.47%) Perl
9 8 (2.19%) COBOL
9 8 (2.19%) Groovy
10 7 (1.92%) C++
10 7 (1.92%) JCL
11 4 (1.10%) VBScript
12 3 (0.82%) Tcl
12 3 (0.82%) XPath
13 2 (0.55%) Ruby
13 2 (0.55%) VBA
14 1 (0.27%) PHP
14 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (14.79%) Security Cleared
2 41 (11.23%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.84%) Degree
4 8 (2.19%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.64%) MBA
6 2 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.55%) MCSE
6 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.55%) RHCE
6 2 (0.55%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.27%) CCNP
7 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.27%) CISSP
7 1 (0.27%) NCDA
7 1 (0.27%) SANS
7 1 (0.27%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.01%) QA
2 5 (1.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.27%) SDET
System Software
1 25 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.56%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.29%) vSphere
4 9 (2.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (1.92%) Docker
6 5 (1.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 5 (1.37%) XenApp
7 4 (1.10%) Firmware
8 3 (0.82%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.82%) Oracle Clusterware
8 3 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.82%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.55%) ACF2
9 2 (0.55%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 2 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.55%) RACF
9 2 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.55%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 41 (11.23%) Tivoli
2 30 (8.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 17 (4.66%) Ansible
4 10 (2.74%) CA Wily
5 9 (2.47%) Netcool
5 9 (2.47%) Puppet
6 8 (2.19%) QRadar
7 7 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (1.92%) SCCM
8 6 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 5 (1.37%) SCOM
10 4 (1.10%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.82%) Kibana
11 3 (0.82%) logstash
11 3 (0.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.55%) Control-M
12 2 (0.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 2 (0.55%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 76 (20.82%) Oracle
2 45 (12.33%) VMware
3 43 (11.78%) NetApp
4 42 (11.51%) HP
5 31 (8.49%) Cisco
6 30 (8.22%) Red Hat
7 27 (7.40%) Microsoft
8 19 (5.21%) EMC
9 16 (4.38%) TIBCO
10 15 (4.11%) Citrix
11 13 (3.56%) Veritas
12 12 (3.29%) CA
13 11 (3.01%) Splunk
14 9 (2.47%) NetCracker
15 8 (2.19%) AppDynamics
15 8 (2.19%) Brocade
15 8 (2.19%) Symantec
16 7 (1.92%) Cognos
16 7 (1.92%) Hitachi
17 6 (1.64%) BMC
South East
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Proactive Appointments
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Hampshire
IQUO
Salary: Negotiable, Market rates
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Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
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