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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 74 111 94
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -17
Contract jobs citing IBM 262 171 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.72% 1.72% 2.00%
As % of the Vendors category 5.56% 3.73% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 89 90
Median daily rate £434 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £287 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 14
Median hourly rate £21.00 £27.25 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.93% +6.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £18.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +53.84%
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
4712 4582 4455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.95% 46.17% 47.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2808 2452 2228
Median daily rate £400 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 250 258
Median hourly rate £20.25 £19.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 3 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 3 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 3 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 +15 70 £450 - 11
Hampshire +15 64 £483 +2.65% 8
Buckinghamshire +31 57 £400 -13.51% 2
Surrey +16 36 £434 +15.73% 3
West Sussex -13 13 £413 - 3
East Sussex +5 11 £363 -23.68% 1
Middlesex +3 8 £400 +42.22% 1
Oxfordshire +10 3 £400 +6.66% 5
Kent -24 3 £434 -10.97% 3
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 175 (36.31%) Linux
2 153 (31.74%) Windows
3 126 (26.14%) WebSphere
4 124 (25.73%) Unix
5 92 (19.09%) VMware
6 90 (18.67%) HP
7 88 (18.26%) Finance
8 87 (18.05%) AIX
8 87 (18.05%) SQL
9 85 (17.63%) Oracle
10 80 (16.60%) Cisco
11 70 (14.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 68 (14.11%) DB2
13 66 (13.69%) Tivoli
14 64 (13.28%) Data Centre
15 63 (13.07%) Security Cleared
15 63 (13.07%) Microsoft
16 57 (11.83%) Java
17 56 (11.62%) SC Cleared
18 55 (11.41%) Agile Software Development
19 53 (11.00%) Red Hat
20 52 (10.79%) Migration
20 52 (10.79%) Firewall
21 51 (10.58%) DevOps
22 50 (10.37%) Windows Server
23 47 (9.75%) VMware Infrastructure
24 46 (9.54%) Active Directory
24 46 (9.54%) Shell Script
25 45 (9.34%) Change Management
25 45 (9.34%) Windows Server 2008

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
1 126 (26.14%) WebSphere
2 33 (6.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 27 (5.60%) IIS
3 27 (5.60%) Tomcat
4 23 (4.77%) WebLogic
5 21 (4.36%) Apache
5 21 (4.36%) MQSeries
6 18 (3.73%) JBoss
7 16 (3.32%) MS Exchange
8 14 (2.90%) CICS
9 10 (2.07%) WebSphere Process Server
10 8 (1.66%) IBM HTTP Server
11 7 (1.45%) OpenStack
12 6 (1.24%) FileNet
13 5 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (1.04%) IBM Notes
13 5 (1.04%) Node.js
14 4 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 3 (0.62%) SAS
Applications
1 33 (6.85%) MS Office
2 29 (6.02%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.41%) MS Project
4 2 (0.41%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.24%) Maximo
1 6 (1.24%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (1.04%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.41%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.21%) BusinessWare
5 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.21%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.21%) Magento
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.21%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.87%) Mimecast
3 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.41%) IBM SmartCloud
4 2 (0.41%) Silverpop
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.21%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.21%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.21%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (0.21%) PaaS
5 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (10.79%) Firewall
2 36 (7.47%) SAN
3 34 (7.05%) TCP/IP
4 29 (6.02%) LAN
5 26 (5.39%) WAN
6 23 (4.77%) HTTP
7 21 (4.36%) SSL
8 17 (3.53%) Fibre Channel
8 17 (3.53%) FTP
9 15 (3.11%) Network Security
9 15 (3.11%) SMTP
10 14 (2.90%) DNS
10 14 (2.90%) LDAP
11 13 (2.70%) Ethernet
12 10 (2.07%) Internet
13 9 (1.87%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (1.87%) DHCP
13 9 (1.87%) HTTPS
13 9 (1.87%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (1.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (14.11%) DB2
2 39 (8.09%) SQL Server
3 32 (6.64%) Oracle Database
4 27 (5.60%) DataStage
5 23 (4.77%) IBM InfoSphere
6 15 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (2.28%) MySQL
8 11 (2.28%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (1.66%) Easytrieve
10 7 (1.45%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.04%) Neo4j
12 5 (1.04%) Oracle Exadata
12 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.83%) Big Data
13 4 (0.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.83%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (5.81%) Git (software)
2 25 (5.19%) Jenkins
3 18 (3.73%) Sonatype Nexus
4 15 (3.11%) Vagrant
5 10 (2.07%) ClearCase
6 9 (1.87%) ClearQuest
6 9 (1.87%) Introscope
6 9 (1.87%) Rational DOORS
7 7 (1.45%) Ant
8 6 (1.24%) Rational Rhapsody
9 5 (1.04%) Maven
9 5 (1.04%) Subversion
10 3 (0.62%) FishEye
10 3 (0.62%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.62%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.62%) XMLSpy
11 2 (0.41%) JIRA
11 2 (0.41%) Metasploit
11 2 (0.41%) Sinon.JS
11 2 (0.41%) StarTeam
General
1 88 (18.26%) Finance
2 26 (5.39%) Banking
3 24 (4.98%) Retail
4 22 (4.56%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.53%) Legal
6 7 (1.45%) Back Office
6 7 (1.45%) Marketing
7 5 (1.04%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.04%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.83%) Billing
8 4 (0.83%) Military
8 4 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.62%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.62%) Automotive
9 3 (0.62%) Avionics
10 2 (0.41%) Electronics
10 2 (0.41%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 89 (18.46%) Architect
2 62 (12.86%) Analyst
2 62 (12.86%) Developer
3 35 (7.26%) Administrator
4 31 (6.43%) Linux Specialist
5 26 (5.39%) Consultant
6 24 (4.98%) DBA
7 23 (4.77%) Linux Operator
8 22 (4.56%) Citrix Specialist
8 22 (4.56%) VMware Specialist
9 21 (4.36%) Technical Architect
10 20 (4.15%) DevOps Engineer
10 20 (4.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
12 17 (3.53%) Production DBA
13 16 (3.32%) Systems Administrator
14 15 (3.11%) Network Engineer
14 15 (3.11%) Security Analyst
14 15 (3.11%) Support Engineer
15 14 (2.90%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (8.71%) Middleware
2 37 (7.68%) XML
3 32 (6.64%) J2EE
3 32 (6.64%) SOAP
4 30 (6.22%) WebSphere MQ
5 26 (5.39%) IBM Integration Bus
6 23 (4.77%) .NET
6 23 (4.77%) CSS
6 23 (4.77%) HTML
7 21 (4.36%) JSON
8 20 (4.15%) JMS
9 18 (3.73%) HTML5
9 18 (3.73%) Web Services
10 17 (3.53%) jQuery
11 15 (3.11%) AngularJS
12 14 (2.90%) ISPF
12 14 (2.90%) RabbitMQ
13 13 (2.70%) REST
14 11 (2.28%) Laravel
14 11 (2.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 64 (13.28%) Data Centre
2 40 (8.30%) AS400
3 35 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (7.05%) iSeries
5 30 (6.22%) Mainframe
5 30 (6.22%) Management Information System
6 29 (6.02%) Clustering
7 25 (5.19%) DataPower
8 24 (4.98%) Mathematics
9 19 (3.94%) IBM Mainframe
10 18 (3.73%) Driving Licence
10 18 (3.73%) Private Cloud
11 14 (2.90%) HACMP
12 11 (2.28%) Computer Science
12 11 (2.28%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (2.28%) Smartcard
13 9 (1.87%) Blackberry
13 9 (1.87%) LPAR
13 9 (1.87%) Security Operations Centre
14 8 (1.66%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 175 (36.31%) Linux
2 153 (31.74%) Windows
3 124 (25.73%) Unix
4 87 (18.05%) AIX
5 70 (14.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 50 (10.37%) Windows Server
7 45 (9.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (5.81%) zOS
9 27 (5.60%) Solaris
9 27 (5.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (3.11%) CentOS
11 12 (2.49%) Windows 7
12 10 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (1.87%) Windows XP
14 6 (1.24%) SUSE
15 5 (1.04%) Data ONTAP
16 3 (0.62%) HPUX
16 3 (0.62%) VMS
17 2 (0.41%) MVS
17 2 (0.41%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (11.41%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (10.79%) Migration
3 51 (10.58%) DevOps
4 45 (9.34%) Change Management
5 41 (8.51%) Incident Management
6 39 (8.09%) ITIL
6 39 (8.09%) Project Management
7 31 (6.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 29 (6.02%) Information Security
8 29 (6.02%) Mentoring
9 27 (5.60%) TOGAF
10 21 (4.36%) Capacity Planning
10 21 (4.36%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (4.36%) ETL
10 21 (4.36%) Software Engineering
11 20 (4.15%) Security Operations
12 19 (3.94%) High Availability
13 18 (3.73%) Data Protection
13 18 (3.73%) SOA
14 17 (3.53%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (18.05%) SQL
2 57 (11.83%) Java
3 46 (9.54%) Shell Script
4 32 (6.64%) Python
5 28 (5.81%) JavaScript
6 27 (5.60%) C
7 26 (5.39%) Perl
8 25 (5.19%) VB
9 24 (4.98%) C++
9 24 (4.98%) JCL
10 23 (4.77%) PowerShell
11 21 (4.36%) COBOL
12 18 (3.73%) C#
13 17 (3.53%) Korn
13 17 (3.53%) PHP
13 17 (3.53%) PL/SQL
13 17 (3.53%) REXX
14 16 (3.32%) Bash Shell
15 12 (2.49%) Assembly Language
15 12 (2.49%) sed
Qualifications
1 63 (13.07%) Security Cleared
2 56 (11.62%) SC Cleared
3 36 (7.47%) Degree
4 19 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (3.73%) CISSP
6 17 (3.53%) MCP
7 15 (3.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (2.90%) CISM
9 13 (2.70%) CCNA
9 13 (2.70%) CISA
9 13 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (2.28%) IISP
11 8 (1.66%) MCSA
12 6 (1.24%) DV Cleared
13 5 (1.04%) CCNP
13 5 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (1.04%) NCDA
14 4 (0.83%) IBM Certification
14 4 (0.83%) ISEB
14 4 (0.83%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.77%) PCI DSS
2 14 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.70%) SLA
4 11 (2.28%) ISAE 3402
4 11 (2.28%) ISO 9001
4 11 (2.28%) ISO27005
5 4 (0.83%) ISO27002
5 4 (0.83%) QA
6 3 (0.62%) COBIT
6 3 (0.62%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.41%) GxP
7 2 (0.41%) WCAG
8 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.21%) ISO26262
System Software
1 47 (9.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (9.54%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.53%) vSphere
4 14 (2.90%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.49%) Docker
6 10 (2.07%) VMware ESX
7 9 (1.87%) Veritas File System
8 6 (1.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 6 (1.24%) XenApp
9 5 (1.04%) Time Sharing Option
9 5 (1.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (0.83%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.83%) XenServer
11 3 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.62%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.62%) ProxySG
11 3 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 66 (13.69%) Tivoli
2 23 (4.77%) Ansible
3 17 (3.53%) Puppet
4 15 (3.11%) SCCM
5 14 (2.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 13 (2.70%) SCOM
7 12 (2.49%) Backup Exec
8 11 (2.28%) Netcool
9 10 (2.07%) HP SIM
9 10 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (1.87%) Control-M
10 9 (1.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 9 (1.87%) vRealize
11 8 (1.66%) CA Wily
11 8 (1.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 7 (1.45%) NetBackup
12 7 (1.45%) QRadar
13 5 (1.04%) Legato
13 5 (1.04%) Nagios
14 4 (0.83%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 92 (19.09%) VMware
2 90 (18.67%) HP
3 85 (17.63%) Oracle
4 80 (16.60%) Cisco
5 63 (13.07%) Microsoft
6 53 (11.00%) Red Hat
7 40 (8.30%) Citrix
8 36 (7.47%) CA
9 25 (5.19%) Informatica
9 25 (5.19%) Intel Security
10 22 (4.56%) Symantec
11 19 (3.94%) Dell
11 19 (3.94%) SAP
11 19 (3.94%) Sun
12 18 (3.73%) Veritas
13 17 (3.53%) NetApp
14 16 (3.32%) ArcSight
14 16 (3.32%) Tripwire
15 15 (3.11%) CheckPoint
16 14 (2.90%) EMC
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