The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 30 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.23% - 1.88%
As % of the Vendors category 2.94% - 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £450 - £243
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £37.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.55% +35.45%
IBM
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Vendors Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
102 135 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 41.98% 40.06% 36.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 101 83
Median daily rate £390 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £21.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -40.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.88 £14.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £22.50 £36.00
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 Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Southampton region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Southampton region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 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 Southampton region with a requirement for IBM.

1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) NetWare
3 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) GPFS
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) HPUX
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Compaq
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Hitachi
3 2 (40.00%) Veritas
3 2 (40.00%) HACMP
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Korn
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (20.00%) Unica
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (20.00%) Eloqua
1 1 (20.00%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) FabricPath
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) IPsec
2 1 (20.00%) IPv4
2 1 (20.00%) IPv6
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) SMS
2 1 (20.00%) TRILL
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Development Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) HACMP
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) HPUX
3 2 (40.00%) NetWare
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Korn
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) RHCE
1 1 (20.00%) RHCSA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) GPFS
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Compaq
2 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 2 (40.00%) Hitachi
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Veritas
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (20.00%) AppSense
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com