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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 45 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.56% 1.76% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 1.48% 4.51% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate
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£488 £243 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.03% -19.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.28% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £32.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+14.61% +15.04%
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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
135 133 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 37.92% 39.00% 58.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 91 95
Average daily rate £363 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 34
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.02% +4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £17.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £22.37 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

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 2 July 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Imperva
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Proofpoint
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Lumension
2 1 (33.33%) MobileIron
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (33.33%) LogRhythm
2 1 (33.33%) Server Hardening
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Server Hardening
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee
1 1 (33.33%) Sophos
1 1 (33.33%) Websense
1 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
1 1 (33.33%) Imperva
1 1 (33.33%) Proofpoint
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) Lumension
1 1 (33.33%) MobileIron
1 1 (33.33%) LogRhythm