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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 36 48 27
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.76% 0.54% 2.89%
As % of the Vendors category 1.31% 1.57% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate - £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +100.00%
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
153 127 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 58.17% 34.32% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 83 67
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.42 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £17.50 £21.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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 14 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) AIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Korn
2 2 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Hitachi
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) HACMP
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (50.00%) NetWare
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Compaq
2 2 (50.00%) HPUX
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) GPFS

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Development Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Storage Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) AIX
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) HPUX
2 2 (50.00%) NetWare
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Korn
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Compaq
2 2 (50.00%) Hitachi
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Veritas