The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Southampton region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 40 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing IBM 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.14% 0.63% 2.13%
As % of the Vendors category 2.61% 1.18% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£243 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.16% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -29.68%
Vendors Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
153 169 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 43.59% 52.98% 50.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 91 54
Average daily rate £349 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 29 40
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £12.33 £9.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.93 £28.50 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (57.14%) BPCS
1 4 (57.14%) ERP
1 4 (57.14%) AS400
1 4 (57.14%) iSeries
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (28.57%) LDAP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Hitachi
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
3 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Brocade
3 2 (28.57%) NAS
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) BPCS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) LDAP
2 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
2 2 (28.57%) NAS
2 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) AS400 Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) AS400
1 4 (57.14%) iSeries
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Brocade
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) EMC
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Hitachi
2 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Intel