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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 74 106 95
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -11
Contract jobs citing IBM 249 164 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.71% 1.76% 1.96%
As % of the Vendors category 5.63% 3.81% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 83 82
Median daily rate £434 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £313 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 10
Median hourly rate £21.00 £37.50 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +40.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +27.27%
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
4423 4308 4197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.18% 46.15% 46.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2624 2319 2106
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 255 248
Median hourly rate £20.75 £19.25 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.79% +4.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.82 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -6 66 £450 - 10
Buckinghamshire +35 57 £400 -9.85% 5
Hampshire +13 57 £503 +27.61% 14
Surrey +11 35 £425 +6.25% 3
West Sussex -17 14 £413 - 9
East Sussex +8 8 £300 -
Kent -9 7 £434 -10.97%
Middlesex -1 5 £325 +9.70% 1
Oxfordshire +16 4 £400 - 4
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 165 (35.56%) Linux
2 137 (29.53%) Windows
3 113 (24.35%) WebSphere
4 106 (22.84%) Unix
5 94 (20.26%) HP
6 86 (18.53%) SQL
7 84 (18.10%) Oracle
8 82 (17.67%) VMware
9 80 (17.24%) Finance
10 77 (16.59%) Cisco
11 69 (14.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 67 (14.44%) Java
12 67 (14.44%) AIX
13 65 (14.01%) Microsoft
13 65 (14.01%) Tivoli
13 65 (14.01%) Security Cleared
13 65 (14.01%) Data Centre
14 59 (12.72%) DB2
14 59 (12.72%) SC Cleared
15 56 (12.07%) Migration
15 56 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
16 55 (11.85%) Middleware
16 55 (11.85%) DevOps
17 49 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
18 47 (10.13%) Active Directory
19 46 (9.91%) Firewall
20 45 (9.70%) Red Hat
20 45 (9.70%) Windows Server
21 43 (9.27%) Windows Server 2008
21 43 (9.27%) Shell Script

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
1 113 (24.35%) WebSphere
2 34 (7.33%) Tomcat
3 32 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 27 (5.82%) IIS
5 25 (5.39%) WebLogic
6 19 (4.09%) Apache
7 18 (3.88%) JBoss
7 18 (3.88%) MS Exchange
8 16 (3.45%) MQSeries
9 8 (1.72%) CICS
10 7 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (1.51%) WebSphere Process Server
11 5 (1.08%) IBM Notes
11 5 (1.08%) Node.js
11 5 (1.08%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.86%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 34 (7.33%) MS Office
2 31 (6.68%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.43%) MS Project
4 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.29%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (1.08%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.43%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.43%) Maximo
4 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.22%) BusinessWare
5 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.22%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.22%) Magento
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.22%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.22%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (1.94%) Mimecast
2 4 (0.86%) Bluemix
2 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.43%) IBM SmartCloud
3 2 (0.43%) Silverpop
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.22%) CloudBees
4 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.22%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (0.22%) Office 365
4 1 (0.22%) PaaS
4 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (9.91%) Firewall
2 35 (7.54%) SAN
3 31 (6.68%) TCP/IP
4 28 (6.03%) LAN
5 26 (5.60%) WAN
6 20 (4.31%) SSL
7 17 (3.66%) Fibre Channel
7 17 (3.66%) FTP
7 17 (3.66%) HTTP
8 15 (3.23%) DNS
9 14 (3.02%) Network Security
9 14 (3.02%) SMTP
10 13 (2.80%) Ethernet
10 13 (2.80%) LDAP
11 12 (2.59%) DHCP
12 10 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (1.94%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (1.94%) Wireless
14 8 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
15 7 (1.51%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (12.72%) DB2
2 42 (9.05%) Oracle Database
3 38 (8.19%) SQL Server
4 28 (6.03%) DataStage
5 24 (5.17%) IBM InfoSphere
6 15 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (3.02%) MySQL
7 14 (3.02%) Oracle Database 12c
8 13 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (1.72%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.29%) Easytrieve
10 6 (1.29%) Oracle Exadata
10 6 (1.29%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.08%) Big Data
11 5 (1.08%) Neo4j
11 5 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (7.76%) Git (software)
2 31 (6.68%) Jenkins
3 24 (5.17%) Sonatype Nexus
4 21 (4.53%) Vagrant
5 10 (2.16%) Ant
6 9 (1.94%) Rational DOORS
7 8 (1.72%) Maven
7 8 (1.72%) Subversion
8 7 (1.51%) ClearCase
8 7 (1.51%) Rational Rhapsody
9 6 (1.29%) ClearQuest
10 5 (1.08%) Introscope
10 5 (1.08%) JIRA
11 4 (0.86%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.86%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.65%) ChangeMan
12 3 (0.65%) JUnit
12 3 (0.65%) Log4j
12 3 (0.65%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.65%) XMLSpy
General
1 80 (17.24%) Finance
2 28 (6.03%) Retail
3 24 (5.17%) Banking
4 18 (3.88%) Legal
5 16 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.51%) Back Office
6 7 (1.51%) Marketing
7 5 (1.08%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.86%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.86%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.86%) Military
9 3 (0.65%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.65%) Avionics
9 3 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.43%) Automotive
10 2 (0.43%) Electronics
10 2 (0.43%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.22%) Billing
11 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 83 (17.89%) Architect
2 69 (14.87%) Developer
3 63 (13.58%) Analyst
4 33 (7.11%) Administrator
5 25 (5.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 24 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
7 22 (4.74%) Linux Specialist
7 22 (4.74%) Technical Architect
8 21 (4.53%) Consultant
9 19 (4.09%) Citrix Specialist
9 19 (4.09%) DBA
9 19 (4.09%) Linux Operator
9 19 (4.09%) VMware Specialist
10 15 (3.23%) Support Engineer
10 15 (3.23%) WebSphere Engineer
11 14 (3.02%) Network Engineer
11 14 (3.02%) Security Analyst
11 14 (3.02%) Security Architect
11 14 (3.02%) Systems Administrator
12 13 (2.80%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (11.85%) Middleware
2 41 (8.84%) XML
3 34 (7.33%) J2EE
4 32 (6.90%) SOAP
5 28 (6.03%) IBM Integration Bus
6 26 (5.60%) JSON
6 26 (5.60%) WebSphere MQ
7 24 (5.17%) .NET
7 24 (5.17%) CSS
7 24 (5.17%) HTML
8 23 (4.96%) JMS
9 19 (4.09%) jQuery
10 18 (3.88%) HTML5
11 17 (3.66%) RabbitMQ
12 16 (3.45%) Web Services
13 15 (3.23%) AngularJS
14 13 (2.80%) ISPF
15 12 (2.59%) JDBC
15 12 (2.59%) REST
16 11 (2.37%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (14.01%) Data Centre
2 37 (7.97%) AS400
3 35 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (7.33%) Clustering
5 30 (6.47%) Mainframe
6 29 (6.25%) Mathematics
7 25 (5.39%) iSeries
8 24 (5.17%) Management Information System
9 21 (4.53%) DataPower
9 21 (4.53%) Private Cloud
10 20 (4.31%) IBM Mainframe
11 15 (3.23%) Driving Licence
12 14 (3.02%) HACMP
13 11 (2.37%) Computer Science
13 11 (2.37%) Embedded Systems
13 11 (2.37%) LPAR
13 11 (2.37%) Smartcard
14 9 (1.94%) Blackberry
14 9 (1.94%) Data Integration
15 8 (1.72%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 165 (35.56%) Linux
2 137 (29.53%) Windows
3 106 (22.84%) Unix
4 69 (14.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 67 (14.44%) AIX
6 45 (9.70%) Windows Server
7 43 (9.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (4.53%) zOS
10 19 (4.09%) Solaris
11 13 (2.80%) Windows 7
12 11 (2.37%) CentOS
13 10 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (1.94%) Windows XP
15 5 (1.08%) Data ONTAP
15 5 (1.08%) SUSE
16 3 (0.65%) HPUX
16 3 (0.65%) VMS
17 2 (0.43%) MVS
17 2 (0.43%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
1 56 (12.07%) Migration
2 55 (11.85%) DevOps
3 42 (9.05%) Change Management
4 37 (7.97%) ITIL
4 37 (7.97%) Project Management
5 34 (7.33%) Incident Management
6 30 (6.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 29 (6.25%) Information Security
8 28 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (5.39%) Mentoring
9 25 (5.39%) TOGAF
10 23 (4.96%) High Availability
10 23 (4.96%) Software Engineering
11 21 (4.53%) Configuration Management
11 21 (4.53%) ETL
12 19 (4.09%) Data Protection
12 19 (4.09%) Security Operations
12 19 (4.09%) SOA
13 16 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 86 (18.53%) SQL
2 67 (14.44%) Java
3 43 (9.27%) Shell Script
4 36 (7.76%) Python
5 32 (6.90%) C
6 28 (6.03%) JavaScript
7 27 (5.82%) Perl
8 25 (5.39%) VB
9 24 (5.17%) PowerShell
10 19 (4.09%) C#
10 19 (4.09%) C++
10 19 (4.09%) JCL
11 17 (3.66%) PHP
12 15 (3.23%) Bash Shell
12 15 (3.23%) COBOL
12 15 (3.23%) PL/SQL
13 13 (2.80%) REXX
14 11 (2.37%) Korn
15 9 (1.94%) AWK
15 9 (1.94%) sed
Qualifications
1 65 (14.01%) Security Cleared
2 59 (12.72%) SC Cleared
3 34 (7.33%) Degree
4 18 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (3.88%) CISSP
5 17 (3.66%) MCP
6 16 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (3.02%) CISM
8 13 (2.80%) CISA
8 13 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (2.59%) CCNA
10 11 (2.37%) IISP
11 8 (1.72%) MCSA
12 7 (1.51%) DV Cleared
13 5 (1.08%) CCNP
13 5 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (1.08%) NCDA
14 4 (0.86%) ISEB
14 4 (0.86%) MCSE
14 4 (0.86%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.74%) PCI DSS
2 13 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (2.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 13 (2.80%) SLA
3 11 (2.37%) ISAE 3402
3 11 (2.37%) ISO 9001
3 11 (2.37%) ISO27005
4 6 (1.29%) QA
5 4 (0.86%) ISO27002
6 3 (0.65%) COBIT
6 3 (0.65%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.43%) GxP
7 2 (0.43%) WCAG
8 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.22%) ISO26262
System Software
1 49 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (10.13%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.66%) vSphere
4 14 (3.02%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.80%) Docker
6 11 (2.37%) VMware ESX
7 10 (2.16%) Veritas File System
8 7 (1.51%) Time Sharing Option
8 7 (1.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 6 (1.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 6 (1.29%) XenApp
10 4 (0.86%) GPFS
10 4 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.86%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.86%) XenServer
11 3 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.65%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.65%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 65 (14.01%) Tivoli
2 30 (6.47%) Ansible
3 20 (4.31%) SCCM
4 16 (3.45%) SCOM
5 15 (3.23%) Puppet
6 14 (3.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 13 (2.80%) Backup Exec
8 11 (2.37%) Netcool
9 10 (2.16%) HP SIM
9 10 (2.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 9 (1.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 8 (1.72%) Control-M
11 8 (1.72%) NetBackup
11 8 (1.72%) vRealize
12 6 (1.29%) CA Wily
12 6 (1.29%) Legato
12 6 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (1.08%) Nagios
14 4 (0.86%) WSUS
14 4 (0.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 94 (20.26%) HP
2 84 (18.10%) Oracle
3 82 (17.67%) VMware
4 77 (16.59%) Cisco
5 65 (14.01%) Microsoft
6 45 (9.70%) Red Hat
7 36 (7.76%) Citrix
8 31 (6.68%) CA
9 26 (5.60%) Informatica
9 26 (5.60%) Intel Security
10 22 (4.74%) Symantec
11 21 (4.53%) Veritas
12 20 (4.31%) Dell
13 17 (3.66%) NetApp
13 17 (3.66%) SAP
14 16 (3.45%) EMC
15 15 (3.23%) ArcSight
15 15 (3.23%) Tripwire
16 14 (3.02%) Sun
17 13 (2.80%) CheckPoint
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