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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
England / South East
Rank 121 89 121
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +32
Contract jobs citing IBM 124 211 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.61% 2.43% 1.64%
As % of the Vendors category 3.27% 5.00% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 91 70
Median daily rate £413 £425 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £291 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £521 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 17
Median hourly rate £21.00 £50.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +24.28%

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
3797 4221 4528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 49.25% 48.63% 47.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2181 2446 2379
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 213 205
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.62% +132.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.47 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.95 £59.13 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 28 February 2017.

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
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 28 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +4 49 £435 -0.57% 6
Berkshire -2 23 £318 -12.11% 9
Buckinghamshire -28 21 £350 -17.64% 1
Surrey -14 20 £441 -0.28% 1
West Sussex -12 7 £400 -3.03%
Middlesex -1 2 £350 -17.64%
Kent +9 1 £350 -18.60% 1
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 120 (41.52%) Linux
2 77 (26.64%) WebSphere
3 72 (24.91%) Windows
4 65 (22.49%) SQL
5 64 (22.15%) Unix
6 63 (21.80%) Oracle
6 63 (21.80%) Security Cleared
7 58 (20.07%) SC Cleared
8 55 (19.03%) AIX
8 55 (19.03%) Shell Script
9 54 (18.69%) Finance
10 53 (18.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 51 (17.65%) VMware
12 50 (17.30%) Red Hat
13 49 (16.96%) WebSphere Application Server
14 47 (16.26%) Java
15 41 (14.19%) NetApp
16 40 (13.84%) DB2
16 40 (13.84%) Data Centre
17 37 (12.80%) HP
18 36 (12.46%) SAN
19 34 (11.76%) Middleware
20 33 (11.42%) WebSphere MQ
20 33 (11.42%) Tivoli
21 32 (11.07%) Tomcat
22 30 (10.38%) XML
22 30 (10.38%) IBM Integration Bus
23 29 (10.03%) Mainframe
24 28 (9.69%) VMware Infrastructure
25 27 (9.34%) Solaris

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 77 (26.64%) WebSphere
2 49 (16.96%) WebSphere Application Server
3 32 (11.07%) Tomcat
4 22 (7.61%) JBoss
5 20 (6.92%) Apache Geronimo
5 20 (6.92%) Apache TomEE
6 13 (4.50%) Apache
7 6 (2.08%) IBM HTTP Server
7 6 (2.08%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 6 (2.08%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.73%) Commerce Server
8 5 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.73%) IIS
8 5 (1.73%) MS Exchange
9 3 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.04%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.69%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (1.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.69%) MS Office
2 2 (0.69%) MS Project
2 2 (0.69%) SPSS
2 2 (0.69%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 14 (4.84%) Maximo
2 9 (3.11%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.38%) Fredhopper
4 3 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.35%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.35%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.35%) Primavera
6 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (3.46%) IBM Cloud
2 9 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.77%) SoftLayer
4 3 (1.04%) IBM PureFlex
4 3 (1.04%) SaaS
5 2 (0.69%) Bluemix
5 2 (0.69%) Office 365
6 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.35%) IaaS
6 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (12.46%) SAN
2 15 (5.19%) Firewall
3 11 (3.81%) LAN
4 9 (3.11%) HTTP
4 9 (3.11%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.77%) DNS
5 8 (2.77%) FTP
5 8 (2.77%) Internet
5 8 (2.77%) SMTP
6 6 (2.08%) SSL
6 6 (2.08%) WAN
7 5 (1.73%) RFID
8 4 (1.38%) DHCP
9 3 (1.04%) AMQP
9 3 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.04%) VPN
10 2 (0.69%) Network Security
10 2 (0.69%) SNA
10 2 (0.69%) VoIP
10 2 (0.69%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.84%) DB2
2 17 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.15%) Hadoop
3 12 (4.15%) Oracle Database
4 10 (3.46%) IBM InfoSphere
5 9 (3.11%) MySQL
5 9 (3.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (2.77%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.77%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.42%) IBM BigInsights
7 7 (2.42%) Neo4j
8 6 (2.08%) Big Data
8 6 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (1.73%) Oracle9i Database
9 5 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.73%) Power BI
9 5 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.04%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 26 (9.00%) Git (software)
2 22 (7.61%) Jenkins
3 19 (6.57%) Maven
4 15 (5.19%) Gradle
5 7 (2.42%) Eclipse
5 7 (2.42%) SoapUI
5 7 (2.42%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (1.73%) Ant
6 5 (1.73%) JUnit
6 5 (1.73%) LoadRunner
6 5 (1.73%) Selenium
6 5 (1.73%) Vagrant
7 4 (1.38%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.38%) Subversion
8 3 (1.04%) ClearCase
8 3 (1.04%) JMeter
8 3 (1.04%) Mockito
8 3 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (1.04%) Spock
9 2 (0.69%) Introscope
General
1 54 (18.69%) Finance
2 21 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 19 (6.57%) Law
4 10 (3.46%) Billing
5 9 (3.11%) Marketing
6 6 (2.08%) Mandarin Language
6 6 (2.08%) Retail
6 6 (2.08%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.69%) Back Office
8 2 (0.69%) Banking
8 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.69%) Local Government
8 2 (0.69%) Military
9 1 (0.35%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) Games
9 1 (0.35%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (16.61%) Developer
2 37 (12.80%) Architect
3 21 (7.27%) Analyst
4 18 (6.23%) Java Developer
5 14 (4.84%) Consultant
6 12 (4.15%) Storage Engineer
6 12 (4.15%) WebSphere Specialist
7 10 (3.46%) Administrator
7 10 (3.46%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (3.46%) Storage Manager
8 9 (3.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 9 (3.11%) Middleware Architect
8 9 (3.11%) Project Manager
9 8 (2.77%) DBA
9 8 (2.77%) Marketing Manager
9 8 (2.77%) Technical Leader
9 8 (2.77%) Technical Specialist
10 7 (2.42%) Applications Developer
10 7 (2.42%) Applications Specialist
10 7 (2.42%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (11.76%) Middleware
2 33 (11.42%) WebSphere MQ
3 30 (10.38%) IBM Integration Bus
3 30 (10.38%) XML
4 25 (8.65%) Web Services
5 23 (7.96%) Spring
6 19 (6.57%) SOAP
7 17 (5.88%) HTML
8 16 (5.54%) Apache Camel
8 16 (5.54%) XSLT
9 15 (5.19%) CSS
9 15 (5.19%) J2EE
9 15 (5.19%) JSON
9 15 (5.19%) Spring Integration
10 12 (4.15%) REST
10 12 (4.15%) RESTful
11 9 (3.11%) Ajax
11 9 (3.11%) Grails
11 9 (3.11%) JMS
12 8 (2.77%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.84%) Data Centre
2 29 (10.03%) Mainframe
3 20 (6.92%) IBM Mainframe
4 14 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.84%) EMC VMAX
4 14 (4.84%) EMC VNX
5 10 (3.46%) Clustering
6 9 (3.11%) AS400
6 9 (3.11%) iSeries
7 8 (2.77%) Fat Client
7 8 (2.77%) Thin Client
8 7 (2.42%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.73%) HACMP
9 5 (1.73%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.38%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.38%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.38%) DataPower
10 4 (1.38%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.38%) Replication
11 3 (1.04%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 120 (41.52%) Linux
2 72 (24.91%) Windows
3 64 (22.15%) Unix
4 55 (19.03%) AIX
5 53 (18.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (9.34%) Solaris
7 22 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (6.57%) Windows Server
9 9 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.73%) SUSE
11 4 (1.38%) Android
11 4 (1.38%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.38%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.38%) zOS
12 2 (0.69%) CentOS
12 2 (0.69%) MVS
12 2 (0.69%) OS/390
12 2 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (8.65%) Analytics
1 25 (8.65%) Open Source
2 24 (8.30%) ITIL
3 22 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (7.27%) Migration
5 17 (5.88%) Change Management
6 16 (5.54%) Process Improvement
7 15 (5.19%) CRM
8 14 (4.84%) E-Commerce
8 14 (4.84%) ETL
8 14 (4.84%) Mobile First
8 14 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (4.50%) Service Delivery
9 13 (4.50%) SIEM
10 12 (4.15%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (4.15%) DevOps
11 11 (3.81%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (3.81%) Microservices
11 11 (3.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (3.46%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (22.49%) SQL
2 55 (19.03%) Shell Script
3 47 (16.26%) Java
4 26 (9.00%) Bash Shell
5 18 (6.23%) JavaScript
6 15 (5.19%) Groovy
7 14 (4.84%) Python
8 7 (2.42%) Korn
9 6 (2.08%) JCL
10 5 (1.73%) Perl
11 4 (1.38%) Jython
12 3 (1.04%) COBOL
12 3 (1.04%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.69%) C#
13 2 (0.69%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.69%) UniBasic
13 2 (0.69%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.35%) C++
14 1 (0.35%) Ruby
14 1 (0.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 63 (21.80%) Security Cleared
2 58 (20.07%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.84%) Degree
4 6 (2.08%) MBA
5 4 (1.38%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.04%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.69%) CISSP
7 2 (0.69%) MCSE
7 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.69%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.69%) PMP
7 2 (0.69%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.69%) RHCE
7 2 (0.69%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.35%) CISM
8 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.35%) SANS
8 1 (0.35%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.38%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) PMO
3 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.35%) ISO27002
System Software
1 28 (9.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (6.57%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.81%) XenApp
4 8 (2.77%) Docker
4 8 (2.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 8 (2.77%) XenDesktop
5 7 (2.42%) vSphere
6 6 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.04%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.04%) PowerHA
9 2 (0.69%) ACF2
9 2 (0.69%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 2 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.69%) RACF
9 2 (0.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.35%) NFS
10 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 33 (11.42%) Tivoli
2 19 (6.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 12 (4.15%) Puppet
4 11 (3.81%) QRadar
5 9 (3.11%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (2.42%) ZABBIX
7 6 (2.08%) Netcool
8 5 (1.73%) Ansible
8 5 (1.73%) Data Guard
8 5 (1.73%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 5 (1.73%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.73%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (1.38%) CA Wily
9 4 (1.38%) Kibana
9 4 (1.38%) logstash
9 4 (1.38%) Tivoli NetView
10 3 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.04%) SCCM
11 2 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 63 (21.80%) Oracle
2 51 (17.65%) VMware
3 50 (17.30%) Red Hat
4 41 (14.19%) NetApp
5 37 (12.80%) HP
6 27 (9.34%) Cisco
7 22 (7.61%) Microsoft
8 18 (6.23%) EMC
9 16 (5.54%) Citrix
10 14 (4.84%) SAP
11 11 (3.81%) TIBCO
12 9 (3.11%) NetCracker
12 9 (3.11%) Veritas
13 8 (2.77%) Hitachi
13 8 (2.77%) Tableau
13 8 (2.77%) Wyse
14 7 (2.42%) Informatica
15 6 (2.08%) Comptel
15 6 (2.08%) Google
15 6 (2.08%) Remedy
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