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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 124 81 90
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +9
Contract jobs citing IBM 155 192 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.54% 2.06% 1.92%
As % of the Vendors category 3.37% 4.30% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 105 84
Average daily rate
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£419 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £529 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £416 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.50% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £20.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+41.25% -24.52%
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
4594 4464 3818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 45.68% 47.85% 47.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2435 2181 1808
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £198 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 267 316
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.09 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -11 49 £450 -1.09% 9
Hampshire -19 41 £354 -5.66% 5
Buckinghamshire -7 39 £463 - 2
Surrey -17 10 £363 +11.53% 6
West Sussex -18 4 £394 +14.96%
East Sussex +1 3 £475 -2.56%
Oxfordshire -16 3 £375 -16.66% 1
Kent -6 2 £488 +2.63% 3
Home Counties - - - -
Sussex - - - -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM.

1 110 (32.35%) Windows
2 109 (32.06%) Linux
3 73 (21.47%) VMware
4 71 (20.88%) WebSphere
5 66 (19.41%) SAN
6 63 (18.53%) HP
7 58 (17.06%) AIX
8 57 (16.76%) Finance
9 56 (16.47%) Microsoft
10 53 (15.59%) UNIX
11 51 (15.00%) SQL
12 50 (14.71%) Security Cleared
13 48 (14.12%) Red Hat
14 47 (13.82%) Tivoli
15 46 (13.53%) Oracle
16 43 (12.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 41 (12.06%) Java
18 40 (11.76%) SC Cleared
18 40 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
19 39 (11.47%) Firewall
20 37 (10.88%) Migration
21 36 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
21 36 (10.59%) Shell Script
22 35 (10.29%) DB2
22 35 (10.29%) DNS
23 34 (10.00%) EMC
24 32 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
25 31 (9.12%) TCP/IP
25 31 (9.12%) Perl
25 31 (9.12%) ITIL

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 71 (20.88%) WebSphere
2 30 (8.82%) Apache
3 22 (6.47%) WebSphere Application Server
4 17 (5.00%) IIS
5 15 (4.41%) IBM HTTP Server
6 8 (2.35%) Tomcat
7 7 (2.06%) Adobe CQ
8 6 (1.76%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.76%) JBoss
8 6 (1.76%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.47%) SAS
9 5 (1.47%) Commerce Server
10 4 (1.18%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.88%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (0.88%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.29%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 16 (4.71%) MS Office
2 15 (4.41%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.94%) SPSS
4 2 (0.59%) MS Project
5 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) Simulink
5 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.88%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.88%) Maximo
2 3 (0.88%) Fredhopper
3 2 (0.59%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.65%) SaaS
2 7 (2.06%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.59%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 66 (19.41%) SAN
2 39 (11.47%) Firewall
3 35 (10.29%) DNS
4 31 (9.12%) TCP/IP
5 24 (7.06%) HTTP
6 20 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
7 16 (4.71%) LDAP
8 13 (3.82%) DHCP
9 12 (3.53%) SSL
10 11 (3.24%) Internet
11 10 (2.94%) LAN
11 10 (2.94%) WAN
11 10 (2.94%) VPN
12 8 (2.35%) FTP
13 7 (2.06%) FCoE
14 6 (1.76%) BIG-IP
14 6 (1.76%) VLAN
14 6 (1.76%) Network Security
14 6 (1.76%) iSCSI
14 6 (1.76%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (10.29%) DB2
2 25 (7.35%) SQL Server
3 13 (3.82%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.24%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.35%) MySQL
5 8 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.06%) SAP BW
7 6 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.47%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (1.47%) SAP HANA
8 5 (1.47%) Big Data
9 4 (1.18%) Cognos Report Studio
9 4 (1.18%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 4 (1.18%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.18%) DTS
9 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.88%) SQLPlus
10 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (2.94%) Introscope
2 7 (2.06%) ClearCase
3 6 (1.76%) Subversion
4 4 (1.18%) Maven
4 4 (1.18%) JIRA
4 4 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (1.18%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (1.18%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.18%) ClearQuest
5 3 (0.88%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.59%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (0.59%) Rational Functional Tester
6 2 (0.59%) ERwin
6 2 (0.59%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.59%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.59%) Log4j
6 2 (0.59%) JUnit
6 2 (0.59%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.59%) IntelliJ
General
1 57 (16.76%) Finance
2 16 (4.71%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.12%) Banking
4 10 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.35%) Retail
6 5 (1.47%) Marketing
6 5 (1.47%) Legal
7 4 (1.18%) Military
7 4 (1.18%) Back Office
8 3 (0.88%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.88%) Online Betting
9 2 (0.59%) Billing
9 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.59%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (17.94%) Architect
2 59 (17.35%) Analyst
3 35 (10.29%) Developer
4 31 (9.12%) Administrator
5 24 (7.06%) Consultant
6 18 (5.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (4.41%) Technical Architect
7 15 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (4.12%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (3.82%) Support Analyst
10 12 (3.53%) Enterprise Architect
11 11 (3.24%) Security Engineer
12 9 (2.65%) Data Analyst
13 8 (2.35%) Data Architect
13 8 (2.35%) Storage Engineer
13 8 (2.35%) Cognos Developer
14 7 (2.06%) Backup Administrator
14 7 (2.06%) Network Engineer
14 7 (2.06%) Test Analyst
14 7 (2.06%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.82%) WebSphere MQ
2 25 (7.35%) XML
3 17 (5.00%) Middleware
4 15 (4.41%) HTML
5 13 (3.82%) SOAP
6 12 (3.53%) CSS
7 11 (3.24%) JDBC
8 10 (2.94%) JMS
9 9 (2.65%) Spring
9 9 (2.65%) Worklight
10 8 (2.35%) Web Services
10 8 (2.35%) Ajax
10 8 (2.35%) .NET
11 7 (2.06%) J2EE
11 7 (2.06%) WSDL
11 7 (2.06%) JSON
12 6 (1.76%) JNDI
12 6 (1.76%) Hibernate
13 5 (1.47%) JSP
14 4 (1.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.65%) Clustering
3 22 (6.47%) Mainframe
4 21 (6.18%) IBM Mainframe
5 19 (5.59%) iSeries
5 19 (5.59%) AS400
6 17 (5.00%) DataPower
7 14 (4.12%) HACMP
8 10 (2.94%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.35%) e-Health
10 7 (2.06%) Replication
11 6 (1.76%) Open Source
12 5 (1.47%) EMC Centera
12 5 (1.47%) PKI
13 4 (1.18%) Symmetrix DMX
13 4 (1.18%) CLARiiON
13 4 (1.18%) Symmetrix
13 4 (1.18%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.18%) User Experience
14 3 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 110 (32.35%) Windows
2 109 (32.06%) Linux
3 58 (17.06%) AIX
4 53 (15.59%) UNIX
5 43 (12.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (8.82%) Solaris
7 22 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (3.82%) Windows 7
10 13 (3.82%) HPUX
11 8 (2.35%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (2.06%) SUSE
12 7 (2.06%) NetWare
12 7 (2.06%) Windows XP
12 7 (2.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.18%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.18%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.88%) OS/400
14 3 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (10.88%) Migration
2 36 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (9.12%) ITIL
4 24 (7.06%) CRM
5 20 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (5.59%) Root Cause Analysis
7 17 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 16 (4.71%) Project Management
9 15 (4.41%) Change Management
9 15 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (4.12%) Data Modelling
11 13 (3.82%) ETL
11 13 (3.82%) ERP
11 13 (3.82%) Logistics
11 13 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (3.24%) High Availability
12 11 (3.24%) Analytics
12 11 (3.24%) Data Migration
13 10 (2.94%) Mentoring
13 10 (2.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 51 (15.00%) SQL
2 41 (12.06%) Java
3 36 (10.59%) Shell Script
4 31 (9.12%) Perl
5 22 (6.47%) Korn
6 19 (5.59%) C
7 17 (5.00%) COBOL
7 17 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 16 (4.71%) Python
9 13 (3.82%) Bash Shell
10 10 (2.94%) Jython
10 10 (2.94%) C++
11 8 (2.35%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.76%) JCL
12 6 (1.76%) C#
12 6 (1.76%) ABAP
13 5 (1.47%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.18%) VBScript
14 4 (1.18%) VB
14 4 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 50 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 40 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.71%) Degree
4 14 (4.12%) DV Cleared
5 12 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.35%) ISEB
6 8 (2.35%) IBM Certification
7 7 (2.06%) MCSE
8 5 (1.47%) A+ Certification
8 5 (1.47%) Sun Certification
9 4 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.18%) SCSA
9 4 (1.18%) MCAD
9 4 (1.18%) MCSD
9 4 (1.18%) MCDBA
10 3 (0.88%) CISSP
11 2 (0.59%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.29%) ACCA
12 1 (0.29%) CIMA
12 1 (0.29%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.47%) SLA
1 5 (1.47%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.59%) QA
3 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 40 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (6.76%) Active Directory
3 20 (5.88%) vSphere
4 10 (2.94%) GPFS
5 9 (2.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 7 (2.06%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 6 (1.76%) PowerHA
8 5 (1.47%) Veritas File System
9 4 (1.18%) NFS
9 4 (1.18%) XenApp
9 4 (1.18%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 4 (1.18%) Firmware
9 4 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.18%) FreeRADIUS
10 3 (0.88%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 3 (0.88%) OCFS2
10 3 (0.88%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 47 (13.82%) Tivoli
2 13 (3.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 11 (3.24%) Red Hat Satellite
4 8 (2.35%) OpenView
5 6 (1.76%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (1.76%) Control-M
6 5 (1.47%) Netcool
6 5 (1.47%) NetBackup
6 5 (1.47%) CA Spectrum
7 4 (1.18%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 4 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.18%) CA Wily
7 4 (1.18%) Puppet
7 4 (1.18%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 3 (0.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 3 (0.88%) Tivoli NetView
8 3 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.88%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 73 (21.47%) VMware
2 63 (18.53%) HP
3 56 (16.47%) Microsoft
4 48 (14.12%) Red Hat
5 46 (13.53%) Oracle
6 34 (10.00%) EMC
7 26 (7.65%) NetApp
8 24 (7.06%) Cognos
9 23 (6.76%) Veritas
10 21 (6.18%) Dell
11 19 (5.59%) Sun
12 17 (5.00%) Cisco
13 15 (4.41%) CA
14 13 (3.82%) SAP
14 13 (3.82%) McAfee
15 12 (3.53%) Citrix
16 11 (3.24%) Adobe
16 11 (3.24%) Hitachi
16 11 (3.24%) Remedy
16 11 (3.24%) 3PAR
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