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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 88 88 82
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing IBM 202 230 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.43% 2.33% 2.23%
As % of the Vendors category 5.09% 4.88% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 139 99
Median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £348 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £502 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £423 £420
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 6
Median hourly rate £31.00 £24.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +12.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £19.03 £20.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £41.50 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £31.44 £29.51
% change year-on-year
+15.29% +6.53%
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
3969 4715 4335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.68% 47.68% 46.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2337 2705 2239
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 206 277
Median hourly rate £16.75 £21.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.23% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +8 83 £425 -10.52% 11
Hampshire -3 49 £438 +9.37% 13
Buckinghamshire +32 38 £413 +17.85% 1
Surrey -9 20 £469 +0.32% 5
West Sussex +4 5 £407 +1.87% 4
Middlesex +1 4 £350 -22.22%
Kent +3 1 £325 -35.00% 1
Oxfordshire -15 1 £150 -50.00%
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 136 (30.49%) Linux
2 102 (22.87%) Oracle
3 101 (22.65%) Unix
4 91 (20.40%) Windows
5 88 (19.73%) SQL
5 88 (19.73%) Security Cleared
6 86 (19.28%) Java
7 84 (18.83%) WebSphere
8 74 (16.59%) SC Cleared
9 66 (14.80%) HP
9 66 (14.80%) Middleware
10 65 (14.57%) Shell Script
11 64 (14.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 62 (13.90%) AIX
13 61 (13.68%) Finance
14 55 (12.33%) DB2
14 55 (12.33%) Data Centre
15 50 (11.21%) SAN
16 48 (10.76%) Python
16 48 (10.76%) Migration
17 47 (10.54%) DevOps
18 46 (10.31%) Git (software)
19 44 (9.87%) Oracle Database
19 44 (9.87%) JSON
19 44 (9.87%) Tivoli
19 44 (9.87%) Configuration Management
20 42 (9.42%) Mainframe
20 42 (9.42%) XML
20 42 (9.42%) Tomcat
20 42 (9.42%) VMware

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 84 (18.83%) WebSphere
2 42 (9.42%) Tomcat
3 37 (8.30%) WebSphere Application Server
4 23 (5.16%) WebLogic
5 12 (2.69%) Apache
6 9 (2.02%) JBoss
7 8 (1.79%) MQSeries
8 7 (1.57%) Cloud Foundry
8 7 (1.57%) Commerce Server
8 7 (1.57%) IBM HTTP Server
8 7 (1.57%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.12%) CMS
9 5 (1.12%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.90%) IIS
10 4 (0.90%) SAS
10 4 (0.90%) WebSphere Process Server
11 3 (0.67%) Apache TomEE
11 3 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.48%) MS Office
3 5 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.45%) MS Project
5 2 (0.45%) SPSS
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.24%) Unica
2 7 (1.57%) Eloqua
3 5 (1.12%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (1.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (1.12%) Fredhopper
4 4 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.67%) Maximo
5 3 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.22%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.04%) IBM Cloud
2 10 (2.24%) Bluemix
3 6 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.35%) Office 365
4 4 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.90%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.22%) IaaS
5 1 (0.22%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (0.22%) PaaS
5 1 (0.22%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 50 (11.21%) SAN
2 17 (3.81%) Firewall
2 17 (3.81%) WAN
3 16 (3.59%) HTTP
3 16 (3.59%) LAN
3 16 (3.59%) TCP/IP
4 15 (3.36%) SSL
5 13 (2.91%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (2.91%) FTP
6 11 (2.47%) DHCP
7 10 (2.24%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (2.24%) Network Security
8 9 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (1.79%) Ethernet
9 8 (1.79%) FCoE
10 7 (1.57%) DNS
11 6 (1.35%) HTTPS
12 5 (1.12%) Wireless
13 4 (0.90%) NAS
13 4 (0.90%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (12.33%) DB2
2 44 (9.87%) Oracle Database
3 15 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (3.36%) SQL Server
4 12 (2.69%) Oracle Database 12c
5 10 (2.24%) MySQL
6 9 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (1.79%) Big Data
7 8 (1.79%) DataStage
7 8 (1.79%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.57%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.57%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.35%) IBM InfoSphere
10 5 (1.12%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (10.31%) Git (software)
2 42 (9.42%) Jenkins
3 25 (5.61%) Vagrant
4 24 (5.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 18 (4.04%) Maven
6 14 (3.14%) Subversion
7 13 (2.91%) Ant
8 12 (2.69%) ClearCase
9 11 (2.47%) ClearQuest
10 9 (2.02%) Eclipse
10 9 (2.02%) Rational DOORS
11 8 (1.79%) Log4j
11 8 (1.79%) Selenium
12 7 (1.57%) JIRA
12 7 (1.57%) JUnit
13 6 (1.35%) SoapUI
14 5 (1.12%) Introscope
15 4 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
16 3 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 3 (0.67%) ChangeMan
General
1 61 (13.68%) Finance
2 26 (5.83%) Retail
3 18 (4.04%) Banking
4 16 (3.59%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.91%) Marketing
6 10 (2.24%) Legal
7 5 (1.12%) Law
7 5 (1.12%) Military
8 4 (0.90%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.67%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.45%) Back Office
10 2 (0.45%) Billing
10 2 (0.45%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.22%) Publishing
11 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (24.44%) Architect
2 65 (14.57%) Developer
3 56 (12.56%) Analyst
4 28 (6.28%) Administrator
4 28 (6.28%) Consultant
5 27 (6.05%) DevOps Engineer
6 26 (5.83%) Java Developer
6 26 (5.83%) Solutions Architect
7 24 (5.38%) Infrastructure Architect
7 24 (5.38%) Technical Architect
8 18 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (4.04%) Integration Architect
9 13 (2.91%) Data Architect
10 12 (2.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 12 (2.69%) Project Manager
10 12 (2.69%) Senior Developer
11 11 (2.47%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (2.24%) Applications Support
12 10 (2.24%) Support Analyst
12 10 (2.24%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (14.80%) Middleware
2 44 (9.87%) JSON
3 42 (9.42%) XML
4 40 (8.97%) J2EE
5 33 (7.40%) IBM Integration Bus
5 33 (7.40%) SOAP
6 31 (6.95%) JMS
7 30 (6.73%) HTML
8 28 (6.28%) WebSphere MQ
9 27 (6.05%) Web Services
10 23 (5.16%) RabbitMQ
11 21 (4.71%) CSS
12 19 (4.26%) .NET
12 19 (4.26%) JDBC
12 19 (4.26%) Spring
13 16 (3.59%) Ajax
13 16 (3.59%) XSLT
14 14 (3.14%) JSP
15 12 (2.69%) Servlets
16 10 (2.24%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 55 (12.33%) Data Centre
2 42 (9.42%) Mainframe
3 29 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (6.05%) Private Cloud
5 25 (5.61%) IBM Mainframe
6 24 (5.38%) Clustering
7 18 (4.04%) LPAR
8 15 (3.36%) Mathematics
9 14 (3.14%) AS400
10 13 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (2.24%) iSeries
12 9 (2.02%) DataPower
13 7 (1.57%) Computer Science
13 7 (1.57%) Data Integration
13 7 (1.57%) FlexPod
14 6 (1.35%) e-Health
14 6 (1.35%) HP Storage
15 5 (1.12%) ASIC
15 5 (1.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 5 (1.12%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 136 (30.49%) Linux
2 101 (22.65%) Unix
3 91 (20.40%) Windows
4 64 (14.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 62 (13.90%) AIX
6 33 (7.40%) Windows Server
7 20 (4.48%) Solaris
8 17 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.57%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.35%) Data ONTAP
11 6 (1.35%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.12%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.90%) Android
13 4 (0.90%) CentOS
13 4 (0.90%) zOS
14 2 (0.45%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (10.76%) Migration
2 47 (10.54%) DevOps
3 44 (9.87%) Configuration Management
4 40 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (8.07%) ITIL
6 34 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (7.17%) SOA
8 30 (6.73%) Project Management
9 23 (5.16%) UML
10 20 (4.48%) Mentoring
11 19 (4.26%) Change Management
11 19 (4.26%) ETL
11 19 (4.26%) Service Management
12 18 (4.04%) Data Protection
12 18 (4.04%) E-Commerce
13 16 (3.59%) High Availability
14 13 (2.91%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (2.91%) Scrum
14 13 (2.91%) TOGAF
15 12 (2.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 88 (19.73%) SQL
2 86 (19.28%) Java
3 65 (14.57%) Shell Script
4 48 (10.76%) Python
5 22 (4.93%) JavaScript
6 19 (4.26%) Bash Shell
7 18 (4.04%) Korn
8 16 (3.59%) Perl
9 15 (3.36%) C
10 13 (2.91%) COBOL
10 13 (2.91%) JCL
11 10 (2.24%) Jython
12 9 (2.02%) C++
12 9 (2.02%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.79%) REXX
14 7 (1.57%) AspectJ
15 6 (1.35%) Smalltalk
15 6 (1.35%) VBScript
16 5 (1.12%) PowerShell
17 3 (0.67%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 88 (19.73%) Security Cleared
2 74 (16.59%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.81%) Degree
4 12 (2.69%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (1.35%) MCP
6 5 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.67%) CCNP
8 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.67%) NCDA
9 2 (0.45%) CCNA
9 2 (0.45%) MCSA
10 1 (0.22%) CISSP
10 1 (0.22%) ISEB
10 1 (0.22%) MCITP
10 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.22%) SSCP
10 1 (0.22%) VCAP
10 1 (0.22%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.36%) QA
2 9 (2.02%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) COBIT
4 1 (0.22%) SDET
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (4.04%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.04%) vSphere
3 16 (3.59%) Docker
4 10 (2.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 8 (1.79%) Time Sharing Option
6 6 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (1.12%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.90%) Firmware
8 4 (0.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 4 (0.90%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle Clusterware
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.67%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.45%) GPFS
10 2 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 44 (9.87%) Tivoli
2 32 (7.17%) Ansible
2 32 (7.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 17 (3.81%) Puppet
4 12 (2.69%) Netcool
4 12 (2.69%) SCCM
5 11 (2.47%) CA Wily
6 10 (2.24%) SCOM
7 9 (2.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (1.35%) HP SIM
9 6 (1.35%) NetBackup
9 6 (1.35%) ZABBIX
10 5 (1.12%) Backup Exec
10 5 (1.12%) QRadar
11 4 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (0.67%) Control-M
12 3 (0.67%) Legato
12 3 (0.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 102 (22.87%) Oracle
2 66 (14.80%) HP
3 42 (9.42%) VMware
4 39 (8.74%) Microsoft
5 30 (6.73%) Red Hat
6 29 (6.50%) Cisco
7 18 (4.04%) CA
8 16 (3.59%) NetApp
9 15 (3.36%) Veritas
10 14 (3.14%) Brocade
11 12 (2.69%) Cognos
11 12 (2.69%) Symantec
12 11 (2.47%) Citrix
13 10 (2.24%) TIBCO
14 9 (2.02%) Splunk
15 8 (1.79%) Dell
15 8 (1.79%) EMC
15 8 (1.79%) Informatica
15 8 (1.79%) SAP
15 8 (1.79%) Serena
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