The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

IBM
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 31 21
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10  
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.17% 2.89% 4.52%
As % of the Vendors category 2.61% 5.19% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 2
Median daily rate £314 £363 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.37% -5.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £407 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.62% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year +78.57% -25.66%  

IBM is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 115 154 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 44.92% 55.60% 50.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 63 33
Median daily rate £415 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 15
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.45 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.44% +24.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.75 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.15 £18.75 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing IBM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Basingstoke

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IBM in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Basingstoke

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Basingstoke

IBM
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for IBM.

1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Docker
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) BMC
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Smoke Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Epiphany
3 1 (20.00%) Teradata

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 2 (40.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Infor CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CMDB
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
1 2 (40.00%) Smoke Testing
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) B2B
2 1 (20.00%) Campaign Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Korn
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Control-M
1 1 (20.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) BMC
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Aprimo
2 1 (20.00%) Chordiant
2 1 (20.00%) Epiphany
2 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Sterling
2 1 (20.00%) Infor
2 1 (20.00%) Marketo
2 1 (20.00%) Motorola
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Pega
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (20.00%) Teradata