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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 74 88 81
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing IBM 239 206 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.70% 2.15% 2.18%
As % of the Vendors category 5.57% 4.51% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 122 95
Median daily rate £433 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £321 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
Median hourly rate £21.00 £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.58% +30.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £26.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+18.86% -15.20%
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
4289 4566 4261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.53% 47.69% 47.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2511 2565 2099
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 211 243
Median hourly rate £17.45 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £10.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.60 £39.00 £42.50
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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -5 73 £445 -1.11% 12
Hampshire +8 67 £465 +19.87% 8
Buckinghamshire +40 56 £400 +18.51% 1
Surrey +6 21 £450 - 5
Kent +17 10 £313 -41.17%
West Sussex -12 5 £407 +1.81% 2
Middlesex -6 4 £340 -26.08% 1
Oxfordshire +11 3 £325 -18.75% 2
East Sussex +11 1 £480 +1.05% 1
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 161 (32.14%) Linux
2 121 (24.15%) Windows
3 108 (21.56%) WebSphere
4 106 (21.16%) Unix
5 95 (18.96%) Oracle
6 88 (17.56%) Security Cleared
7 87 (17.37%) HP
8 86 (17.17%) SQL
9 84 (16.77%) Middleware
10 79 (15.77%) SC Cleared
11 77 (15.37%) Java
12 76 (15.17%) Finance
13 73 (14.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 67 (13.37%) DevOps
15 63 (12.57%) Data Centre
16 59 (11.78%) Tivoli
17 58 (11.58%) Microsoft
17 58 (11.58%) Migration
18 54 (10.78%) Python
19 53 (10.58%) VMware
20 52 (10.38%) DB2
20 52 (10.38%) Shell Script
20 52 (10.38%) Git (software)
21 51 (10.18%) AIX
22 50 (9.98%) Tomcat
23 49 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
24 48 (9.58%) Cisco
25 47 (9.38%) Oracle Database
26 46 (9.18%) SAN
27 45 (8.98%) XML

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
1 108 (21.56%) WebSphere
2 50 (9.98%) Tomcat
3 38 (7.58%) WebSphere Application Server
4 32 (6.39%) WebLogic
5 17 (3.39%) Apache
6 15 (2.99%) IIS
6 15 (2.99%) MS Exchange
7 12 (2.40%) JBoss
8 11 (2.20%) MQSeries
9 7 (1.40%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.00%) WebSphere Process Server
11 3 (0.60%) CICS
11 3 (0.60%) CMS
11 3 (0.60%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.60%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.60%) SAS
11 3 (0.60%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 32 (6.39%) MS Excel
2 31 (6.19%) MS Office
3 6 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.60%) MS Project
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.40%) Eloqua
1 7 (1.40%) Unica
2 6 (1.20%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (1.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (1.00%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.40%) Fredhopper
5 2 (0.40%) Maximo
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.20%) BusinessWare
6 1 (0.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.80%) Mimecast
2 8 (1.60%) Bluemix
3 7 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.40%) IBM SmartCloud
5 2 (0.40%) Office 365
5 2 (0.40%) PaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.20%) CloudBees
6 1 (0.20%) IaaS
6 1 (0.20%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.20%) SaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 46 (9.18%) SAN
2 30 (5.99%) TCP/IP
3 29 (5.79%) Firewall
4 27 (5.39%) SSL
5 22 (4.39%) HTTP
6 20 (3.99%) LAN
6 20 (3.99%) WAN
7 18 (3.59%) Fibre Channel
8 17 (3.39%) FTP
9 15 (2.99%) Ethernet
10 14 (2.79%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (2.79%) DHCP
11 13 (2.59%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (2.40%) DNS
13 11 (2.20%) FCoE
13 11 (2.20%) Network Security
14 10 (2.00%) LDAP
14 10 (2.00%) SMTP
15 9 (1.80%) Wireless
16 7 (1.40%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (10.38%) DB2
2 47 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 31 (6.19%) SQL Server
4 21 (4.19%) DataStage
5 19 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (3.79%) Oracle Database 12c
6 17 (3.39%) MySQL
7 15 (2.99%) IBM InfoSphere
8 12 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (1.60%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.40%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.20%) Big Data
11 6 (1.20%) Oracle Exadata
11 6 (1.20%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.00%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 52 (10.38%) Git (software)
2 44 (8.78%) Jenkins
3 35 (6.99%) Sonatype Nexus
4 32 (6.39%) Vagrant
5 16 (3.19%) Subversion
6 11 (2.20%) Maven
7 10 (2.00%) Ant
8 9 (1.80%) Rational DOORS
9 8 (1.60%) Eclipse
9 8 (1.60%) Introscope
9 8 (1.60%) JIRA
9 8 (1.60%) Log4j
10 7 (1.40%) ClearCase
10 7 (1.40%) JUnit
11 6 (1.20%) ClearQuest
12 5 (1.00%) Rational Rhapsody
12 5 (1.00%) Selenium
13 4 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (0.80%) Visual Studio
14 3 (0.60%) XMLSpy
General
1 76 (15.17%) Finance
2 28 (5.59%) Retail
3 27 (5.39%) Banking
4 19 (3.79%) Legal
5 16 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.20%) Marketing
7 8 (1.60%) Military
8 6 (1.20%) Spanish Language
9 5 (1.00%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.60%) Back Office
11 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.40%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.20%) Automotive
12 1 (0.20%) Avionics
12 1 (0.20%) Billing
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Publishing
12 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 125 (24.95%) Architect
2 70 (13.97%) Developer
3 59 (11.78%) Analyst
4 34 (6.79%) Administrator
4 34 (6.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 33 (6.59%) Technical Architect
6 28 (5.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 26 (5.19%) Consultant
7 26 (5.19%) Infrastructure Architect
8 21 (4.19%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (3.19%) Java Developer
10 14 (2.79%) Data Architect
10 14 (2.79%) Integration Architect
10 14 (2.79%) Network Engineer
10 14 (2.79%) Support Engineer
11 13 (2.59%) Applications Support
11 13 (2.59%) Linux Specialist
11 13 (2.59%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (2.40%) WebSphere Engineer
13 11 (2.20%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (16.77%) Middleware
2 45 (8.98%) XML
3 42 (8.38%) J2EE
3 42 (8.38%) JSON
4 40 (7.98%) SOAP
5 37 (7.39%) JMS
6 35 (6.99%) IBM Integration Bus
7 31 (6.19%) .NET
8 30 (5.99%) WebSphere MQ
9 28 (5.59%) RabbitMQ
10 27 (5.39%) Web Services
11 21 (4.19%) JDBC
12 17 (3.39%) HTML
13 16 (3.19%) CSS
13 16 (3.19%) Servlets
14 12 (2.40%) JNDI
14 12 (2.40%) jQuery
15 11 (2.20%) JSP
15 11 (2.20%) REST
15 11 (2.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 63 (12.57%) Data Centre
2 34 (6.79%) Mainframe
3 33 (6.59%) Private Cloud
4 32 (6.39%) Clustering
5 31 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (5.39%) AS400
6 27 (5.39%) Mathematics
7 23 (4.59%) DataPower
8 22 (4.39%) IBM Mainframe
9 19 (3.79%) iSeries
9 19 (3.79%) LPAR
10 11 (2.20%) FlexPod
11 10 (2.00%) Data Integration
11 10 (2.00%) Driving Licence
11 10 (2.00%) e-Health
11 10 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.80%) Blackberry
12 9 (1.80%) Computer Science
13 8 (1.60%) Management Information System
14 6 (1.20%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 161 (32.14%) Linux
2 121 (24.15%) Windows
3 106 (21.16%) Unix
4 73 (14.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 51 (10.18%) AIX
6 42 (8.38%) Windows Server
7 28 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (3.59%) Solaris
10 15 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (2.59%) zOS
12 11 (2.20%) Windows 7
13 10 (2.00%) Data ONTAP
13 10 (2.00%) Windows XP
14 5 (1.00%) CentOS
15 2 (0.40%) HPUX
15 2 (0.40%) MVS
15 2 (0.40%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.20%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (13.37%) DevOps
2 58 (11.58%) Migration
3 49 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (8.58%) ITIL
5 42 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (7.98%) Configuration Management
6 40 (7.98%) Project Management
7 33 (6.59%) SOA
8 29 (5.79%) Change Management
9 27 (5.39%) Mentoring
10 26 (5.19%) Service Management
11 25 (4.99%) UML
12 23 (4.59%) ETL
12 23 (4.59%) High Availability
13 22 (4.39%) Data Protection
13 22 (4.39%) TOGAF
14 19 (3.79%) Scrum
15 17 (3.39%) Software Engineering
16 15 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (2.79%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (17.17%) SQL
2 77 (15.37%) Java
3 54 (10.78%) Python
4 52 (10.38%) Shell Script
5 32 (6.39%) C
6 26 (5.19%) Perl
7 20 (3.99%) Bash Shell
7 20 (3.99%) Korn
8 19 (3.79%) JavaScript
8 19 (3.79%) PowerShell
9 18 (3.59%) VB
10 16 (3.19%) JCL
11 14 (2.79%) C++
12 13 (2.59%) C#
12 13 (2.59%) COBOL
12 13 (2.59%) Jython
13 12 (2.40%) PHP
14 10 (2.00%) Tcl
15 9 (1.80%) REXX
16 8 (1.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (17.56%) Security Cleared
2 79 (15.77%) SC Cleared
3 24 (4.79%) Degree
4 14 (2.79%) MCP
5 13 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 9 (1.80%) DV Cleared
8 8 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (1.40%) CCNP
9 7 (1.40%) CISM
9 7 (1.40%) CISSP
9 7 (1.40%) NCDA
10 6 (1.20%) CISA
11 5 (1.00%) CCNA
11 5 (1.00%) MCSA
12 4 (0.80%) IISP
12 4 (0.80%) ISEB
13 3 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.40%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.79%) PCI DSS
1 14 (2.79%) QA
2 6 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.80%) ISAE 3402
3 4 (0.80%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.80%) ISO27005
3 4 (0.80%) SLA
4 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
5 1 (0.20%) DO-178B
System Software
1 39 (7.78%) Active Directory
2 24 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.39%) vSphere
4 16 (3.19%) Docker
5 8 (1.60%) Time Sharing Option
6 7 (1.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 7 (1.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 6 (1.20%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.20%) Veritas File System
8 5 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (0.80%) Firmware
9 4 (0.80%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.60%) GPFS
10 3 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.60%) XenApp
11 2 (0.40%) KVM
11 2 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 59 (11.78%) Tivoli
2 43 (8.58%) Ansible
3 27 (5.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 21 (4.19%) Puppet
4 21 (4.19%) SCCM
5 18 (3.59%) SCOM
6 16 (3.19%) Netcool
7 14 (2.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 13 (2.59%) CA Wily
9 11 (2.20%) Backup Exec
10 10 (2.00%) HP SIM
11 9 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (1.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 7 (1.40%) Control-M
12 7 (1.40%) NetBackup
12 7 (1.40%) ZABBIX
13 6 (1.20%) Legato
14 5 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (1.00%) Nagios
14 5 (1.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 95 (18.96%) Oracle
2 87 (17.37%) HP
3 58 (11.58%) Microsoft
4 53 (10.58%) VMware
5 48 (9.58%) Cisco
6 35 (6.99%) Red Hat
7 33 (6.59%) CA
8 25 (4.99%) Citrix
9 19 (3.79%) Informatica
9 19 (3.79%) Veritas
10 18 (3.59%) Symantec
11 16 (3.19%) Serena
12 15 (2.99%) Brocade
13 14 (2.79%) SAP
14 13 (2.59%) Cognos
14 13 (2.59%) Dell
14 13 (2.59%) NetApp
14 13 (2.59%) Splunk
15 10 (2.00%) EMC
15 10 (2.00%) Riverbed
Gosport, Hampshire
EXCELerate
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £28,000 to £57,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £28,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £25,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago