The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester 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 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 18 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 6 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 3.90% 14.29% 16.13%
As % of the Vendors category 8.11% 25.00% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate
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£315 £345 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +1.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £31.25 £24.05
% change year-on-year
-10.40% +29.96%
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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 Winchester region.

Vendors Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
74 32 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 48.05% 57.14% 59.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 19 19
Average daily rate £375 £345 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 9
Average hourly rate £38.75 £10.00 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+287.50% -25.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.68 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.30 £26.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Winchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 11 (73.33%) SAN
2 10 (66.67%) Perl
3 9 (60.00%) Java
3 9 (60.00%) Linux
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) VMware
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (40.00%) Veritas
5 6 (40.00%) AIX
6 5 (33.33%) HPUX
6 5 (33.33%) C
6 5 (33.33%) UNIX
6 5 (33.33%) HP
6 5 (33.33%) EMC
6 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
7 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Korn
7 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Clustering
7 4 (26.67%) Compaq
7 4 (26.67%) NetWare
7 4 (26.67%) Tivoli
7 4 (26.67%) HACMP
7 4 (26.67%) Hitachi
7 4 (26.67%) C++
7 4 (26.67%) JUnit

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 (6.67%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) SAN
2 7 (46.67%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (20.00%) FCoE
3 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (6.67%) NAS
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Perl Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Development Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) HACMP
1 4 (26.67%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Device Driver
3 1 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (6.67%) CLARiiON
3 1 (6.67%) Symmetrix
3 1 (6.67%) EMC Centera
3 1 (6.67%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) AIX
4 5 (33.33%) HPUX
4 5 (33.33%) UNIX
5 4 (26.67%) NetWare
5 4 (26.67%) Solaris
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
6 1 (6.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) OO
6 2 (13.33%) System Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
7 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (6.67%) Migration
7 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Perl
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (33.33%) C
5 4 (26.67%) C++
5 4 (26.67%) Korn
5 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) GPFS
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Veritas
3 5 (33.33%) HP
3 5 (33.33%) EMC
4 4 (26.67%) Hitachi
4 4 (26.67%) Compaq
5 1 (6.67%) 3PAR