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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
England / South East
Rank 114 69 104
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +35
Contract jobs citing IBM 130 233 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.78% 2.84% 1.84%
As % of the Vendors category 3.56% 5.97% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 107 75
Median daily rate £435 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £264 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 15
Median hourly rate £50.00 £51.25 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +31.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.65 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

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
3652 3902 4455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 50.14% 47.56% 48.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2077 2150 2336
Median daily rate £400 £389 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 213 215
Median hourly rate £18.50 £37.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.66% +120.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £11.89 £11.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 16 January 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
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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 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 -11 49 £435 +2.95% 10
Berkshire +4 42 £500 +41.84% 10
Surrey -4 16 £403 -6.39% 2
Buckinghamshire -25 15 £350 -17.64% 3
Middlesex - 3 £385 -
Oxfordshire -7 2 £506 +102.50% 1
West Sussex -19 2 - -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 118 (35.76%) Linux
2 78 (23.64%) WebSphere
3 69 (20.91%) SQL
4 68 (20.61%) Shell Script
5 67 (20.30%) Unix
6 66 (20.00%) Windows
7 65 (19.70%) Oracle
8 61 (18.48%) Finance
9 59 (17.88%) AIX
9 59 (17.88%) Security Cleared
10 55 (16.67%) DB2
11 51 (15.45%) WebSphere Application Server
12 50 (15.15%) SC Cleared
12 50 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 49 (14.85%) Java
14 48 (14.55%) VMware
15 47 (14.24%) SAN
16 45 (13.64%) Data Centre
17 43 (13.03%) Mainframe
18 42 (12.73%) Red Hat
19 41 (12.42%) Middleware
19 41 (12.42%) NetApp
20 40 (12.12%) HP
21 37 (11.21%) Tivoli
22 35 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
23 34 (10.30%) Solaris
24 32 (9.70%) XML
24 32 (9.70%) Migration
25 31 (9.39%) WebSphere MQ
25 31 (9.39%) Cisco

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 78 (23.64%) WebSphere
2 51 (15.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 28 (8.48%) Tomcat
4 19 (5.76%) JBoss
5 16 (4.85%) Apache Geronimo
5 16 (4.85%) Apache TomEE
6 15 (4.55%) Apache
7 10 (3.03%) Commerce Server
7 10 (3.03%) IBM HTTP Server
8 8 (2.42%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.82%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 6 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.52%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.21%) IIS
12 3 (0.91%) CMS
12 3 (0.91%) SAS
13 2 (0.61%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.61%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.52%) MS Office
3 2 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.61%) SPSS
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (2.73%) Maximo
2 8 (2.42%) Fredhopper
3 6 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.82%) Unica
4 4 (1.21%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.91%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.30%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.30%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.30%) Primavera
7 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.64%) IBM Cloud
2 7 (2.12%) SoftLayer
3 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.52%) Office 365
4 4 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.91%) IBM PureFlex
5 3 (0.91%) SaaS
6 2 (0.61%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.30%) IaaS
7 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (14.24%) SAN
2 16 (4.85%) Firewall
3 13 (3.94%) LAN
4 9 (2.73%) HTTP
4 9 (2.73%) SSL
4 9 (2.73%) TCP/IP
5 8 (2.42%) WAN
6 7 (2.12%) DNS
6 7 (2.12%) FTP
6 7 (2.12%) Internet
7 6 (1.82%) SMTP
8 4 (1.21%) NAS
8 4 (1.21%) VoIP
9 3 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.91%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.91%) DHCP
9 3 (0.91%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.91%) Network Security
10 2 (0.61%) SMS
10 2 (0.61%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (16.67%) DB2
2 12 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.73%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.73%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.82%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.82%) IBM BigInsights
4 6 (1.82%) Neo4j
5 5 (1.52%) IBM InfoSphere
5 5 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (1.21%) DB2 UDB
6 4 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.91%) Big Data
7 3 (0.91%) MySQL
7 3 (0.91%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.61%) Cognos Report Studio
8 2 (0.61%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (8.48%) Git (software)
2 26 (7.88%) Jenkins
3 19 (5.76%) Maven
4 11 (3.33%) Gradle
5 10 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (2.73%) ClearCase
6 9 (2.73%) Vagrant
7 8 (2.42%) Ant
8 7 (2.12%) ClearQuest
8 7 (2.12%) Selenium
8 7 (2.12%) SoapUI
9 6 (1.82%) Subversion
10 4 (1.21%) Introscope
10 4 (1.21%) JMeter
10 4 (1.21%) JUnit
10 4 (1.21%) LoadRunner
10 4 (1.21%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (0.91%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.61%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.61%) Gerrit
General
1 61 (18.48%) Finance
2 20 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 19 (5.76%) Law
4 15 (4.55%) Retail
5 12 (3.64%) Marketing
6 10 (3.03%) Spanish Language
7 9 (2.73%) Billing
8 7 (2.12%) Banking
9 6 (1.82%) Mandarin Language
10 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.61%) Military
12 1 (0.30%) Back Office
12 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (19.09%) Architect
2 40 (12.12%) Developer
3 30 (9.09%) Analyst
4 22 (6.67%) Consultant
5 18 (5.45%) Java Developer
6 14 (4.24%) Infrastructure Architect
6 14 (4.24%) Project Manager
6 14 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (3.94%) Administrator
8 12 (3.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 12 (3.64%) Storage Engineer
8 12 (3.64%) WebSphere Specialist
9 10 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (3.03%) Storage Manager
10 9 (2.73%) Storage Specialist
10 9 (2.73%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (2.42%) Operations Analyst
11 8 (2.42%) Server Specialist
11 8 (2.42%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (12.42%) Middleware
2 32 (9.70%) XML
3 31 (9.39%) WebSphere MQ
4 29 (8.79%) HTML
5 26 (7.88%) IBM Integration Bus
6 25 (7.58%) JSON
7 24 (7.27%) SOAP
8 23 (6.97%) Spring
8 23 (6.97%) Web Services
9 21 (6.36%) CSS
10 18 (5.45%) J2EE
11 17 (5.15%) Ajax
12 13 (3.94%) Apache Camel
12 13 (3.94%) XSLT
13 11 (3.33%) JMS
13 11 (3.33%) Spring Integration
13 11 (3.33%) Worklight
14 10 (3.03%) REST
15 9 (2.73%) RESTful
16 8 (2.42%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 43 (13.03%) Mainframe
3 30 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
4 22 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (4.55%) EMC VNX
6 14 (4.24%) EMC VMAX
7 13 (3.94%) Clustering
8 12 (3.64%) AS400
9 11 (3.33%) iSeries
10 9 (2.73%) Economics
10 9 (2.73%) Private Cloud
11 8 (2.42%) Fat Client
11 8 (2.42%) Thin Client
12 6 (1.82%) Computer Science
12 6 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.82%) SWIFT
13 4 (1.21%) Data Integration
13 4 (1.21%) Mobile App
13 4 (1.21%) Statistics
14 3 (0.91%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 118 (35.76%) Linux
2 67 (20.30%) Unix
3 66 (20.00%) Windows
4 59 (17.88%) AIX
5 50 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (10.30%) Solaris
7 16 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (3.33%) Windows Server
9 7 (2.12%) Apple iOS
9 7 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.21%) Android
12 3 (0.91%) SUSE
12 3 (0.91%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.61%) CentOS
13 2 (0.61%) MVS
13 2 (0.61%) OS/390
13 2 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (9.70%) Migration
3 29 (8.79%) ITIL
4 23 (6.97%) Performance Tuning
5 22 (6.67%) DevOps
6 21 (6.36%) Analytics
6 21 (6.36%) Change Management
7 20 (6.06%) Configuration Management
7 20 (6.06%) E-Commerce
8 19 (5.76%) CRM
9 18 (5.45%) Open Source
10 17 (5.15%) Project Management
11 16 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (4.85%) Process Improvement
12 14 (4.24%) ETL
12 14 (4.24%) Service Delivery
13 13 (3.94%) Mobile First
14 12 (3.64%) Case Management
15 11 (3.33%) SOA
16 10 (3.03%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 69 (20.91%) SQL
2 68 (20.61%) Shell Script
3 49 (14.85%) Java
4 23 (6.97%) Bash Shell
5 21 (6.36%) JavaScript
6 20 (6.06%) Python
7 11 (3.33%) Groovy
7 11 (3.33%) Korn
8 10 (3.03%) Perl
9 7 (2.12%) COBOL
10 6 (1.82%) JCL
10 6 (1.82%) Jython
11 4 (1.21%) C++
12 3 (0.91%) XPath
13 2 (0.61%) VBA
13 2 (0.61%) VBScript
14 1 (0.30%) C
14 1 (0.30%) C#
14 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (17.88%) Security Cleared
2 50 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.55%) Degree
4 6 (1.82%) MBA
5 4 (1.21%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.61%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.61%) MCSE
6 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.61%) RHCE
6 2 (0.61%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.30%) CISSP
7 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.30%) PMP
7 1 (0.30%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.30%) SANS
7 1 (0.30%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.73%) QA
2 3 (0.91%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.30%) SDET
System Software
1 30 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (5.45%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.03%) XenApp
4 8 (2.42%) XenDesktop
5 6 (1.82%) Docker
5 6 (1.82%) vSphere
6 5 (1.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 5 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.91%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.91%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (0.91%) PowerHA
7 3 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.61%) ACF2
8 2 (0.61%) Firmware
8 2 (0.61%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.61%) RACF
8 2 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 37 (11.21%) Tivoli
2 21 (6.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 10 (3.03%) Ansible
3 10 (3.03%) Puppet
4 9 (2.73%) QRadar
5 8 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (1.82%) CA Wily
6 6 (1.82%) ZABBIX
7 5 (1.52%) Netcool
8 4 (1.21%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.21%) SCCM
9 3 (0.91%) Kibana
9 3 (0.91%) logstash
9 3 (0.91%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.61%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.61%) SCOM
10 2 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 65 (19.70%) Oracle
2 48 (14.55%) VMware
3 42 (12.73%) Red Hat
4 41 (12.42%) NetApp
5 40 (12.12%) HP
6 31 (9.39%) Cisco
7 26 (7.88%) Microsoft
8 18 (5.45%) EMC
9 16 (4.85%) Citrix
10 14 (4.24%) TIBCO
11 11 (3.33%) Hitachi
11 11 (3.33%) Splunk
12 9 (2.73%) Cognos
12 9 (2.73%) NetCracker
12 9 (2.73%) Veritas
13 8 (2.42%) AppDynamics
13 8 (2.42%) SAP
13 8 (2.42%) Wyse
14 6 (1.82%) Comptel
14 6 (1.82%) Google
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