Period
to 15 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 6 months to 15 August 2018 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 84 66
Rank change year-on-year -2 -18 +19
Contract jobs citing IBM 89 76 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.38% 2.13% 3.00%
As % of the Vendors category 4.50% 3.95% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 52 84
Hampshire median daily rate £435 £351 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.93% -26.11% +22.58%
10th Percentile £305 £250 £327
90th Percentile £556 £523 £557
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £431
% change year-on-year +9.38% -7.25% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.75 - £37.50
10th Percentile £37.83 - £36.25
90th Percentile £54.28 - £38.75
South East median hourly rate £45.75 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +117.86% - -44.00%

IBM is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Hampshire.

All Vendors
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,977 1,923 2,327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 52.79% 53.93% 55.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,140 1,119 1,480
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £401 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +2.04% +4.67%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £269
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £417 £400
% change year-on-year +1.83% +4.34% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 96 136
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.39 £20.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.08% -18.37% +44.12%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.13 £12.13
90th Percentile £47.83 £44.63 £55.50
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.19
% change year-on-year +3.03% -4.00% -1.79%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Hampshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Hampshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Hampshire over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Hampshire

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Hampshire

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Hampshire over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IBM in Hampshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Farnborough - 18 £375 - 2
Havant 0 11 £500 +25.00%
Winchester -2 11 £425 +30.77% 3
Portsmouth -5 10 £425 +7.94% 6
Gosport - 8 £440 -
Basingstoke +7 1 £300 -12.28% 1
IBM
South East

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 48 (53.93%) Linux
2 40 (44.94%) AIX
3 39 (43.82%) Unix
4 36 (40.45%) Oracle
5 29 (32.58%) Windows
6 27 (30.34%) HP
6 27 (30.34%) SAN
6 27 (30.34%) VMware
7 26 (29.21%) Red Hat
8 25 (28.09%) Citrix
8 25 (28.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (25.84%) SC Cleared
9 23 (25.84%) Security Cleared
9 23 (25.84%) Microsoft
9 23 (25.84%) SQL
10 22 (24.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (20.22%) Hyper-V
12 17 (19.10%) Middleware
12 17 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (17.98%) Oracle RAC
14 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (16.85%) Windows Server
15 14 (15.73%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (15.73%) IaaS
15 14 (15.73%) SaaS
15 14 (15.73%) PaaS
15 14 (15.73%) 3PAR
15 14 (15.73%) Data Guard
15 14 (15.73%) XenApp
15 14 (15.73%) Network Design

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 6 (6.74%) Apache
1 6 (6.74%) IIS
1 6 (6.74%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.12%) CICS
3 1 (1.12%) JBoss
3 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.25%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.12%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (15.73%) IaaS
2 14 (15.73%) PaaS
2 14 (15.73%) SaaS
3 4 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.25%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.12%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.12%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 27 (30.34%) SAN
2 14 (15.73%) Firewall
3 9 (10.11%) HTTP
4 6 (6.74%) DNS
4 6 (6.74%) FTP
4 6 (6.74%) SMTP
4 6 (6.74%) SSL
4 6 (6.74%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.74%) VPN
5 4 (4.49%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.25%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.25%) Network Security
7 1 (1.12%) LAN
7 1 (1.12%) NAS
7 1 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.24%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.74%) DB2
3 5 (5.62%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.37%) IBM BigInsights
4 3 (3.37%) Neo4j
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (2.25%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (2.25%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (2.25%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.12%) Power BI
6 1 (1.12%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.12%) QlikView
6 1 (1.12%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) JIRA
2 3 (3.37%) Bitbucket
2 3 (3.37%) ClearCase
2 3 (3.37%) ClearQuest
2 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.37%) Rational Team Concert
2 3 (3.37%) Selenium
2 3 (3.37%) Subversion
3 2 (2.25%) Ant
3 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.25%) Gradle
3 2 (2.25%) JUnit
3 2 (2.25%) Maven
3 2 (2.25%) Mockito
3 2 (2.25%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.12%) Rational Rose
4 1 (1.12%) SilkTest
4 1 (1.12%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (12.36%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Automotive
3 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (30.34%) Architect
2 22 (24.72%) Infrastructure Architect
3 14 (15.73%) Developer
4 7 (7.87%) Administrator
5 6 (6.74%) Analyst
5 6 (6.74%) Test Manager
6 5 (5.62%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (5.62%) Support Specialist
7 4 (4.49%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Integration Specialist
7 4 (4.49%) Linux Specialist
7 4 (4.49%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.49%) Unix Specialist
8 3 (3.37%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.37%) Server Support
8 3 (3.37%) Server Support Specialist
8 3 (3.37%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.10%) Middleware
2 9 (10.11%) IBM Integration Bus
3 5 (5.62%) Oracle ADF
4 4 (4.49%) POSIX
5 3 (3.37%) SOAP
5 3 (3.37%) Web Services
6 2 (2.25%) Ajax
6 2 (2.25%) CSS
6 2 (2.25%) EJB
6 2 (2.25%) EJB 3.0
6 2 (2.25%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.25%) HTML
6 2 (2.25%) Java EE
6 2 (2.25%) JAXB
6 2 (2.25%) JPA
6 2 (2.25%) JSF
6 2 (2.25%) RESTful
6 2 (2.25%) Spring
6 2 (2.25%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (2.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.74%) DataPower
2 6 (6.74%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.74%) PKI
3 5 (5.62%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.62%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.49%) HACMP
4 4 (4.49%) IBM Storwize
4 4 (4.49%) iSeries
5 3 (3.37%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (3.37%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.37%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.37%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.25%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (2.25%) Replication
7 1 (1.12%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (1.12%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (53.93%) Linux
2 40 (44.94%) AIX
3 39 (43.82%) Unix
4 29 (32.58%) Windows
5 22 (24.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (16.85%) Windows Server
7 14 (15.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (15.73%) Windows XP
8 11 (12.36%) Windows 10
9 8 (8.99%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (7.87%) Solaris
11 6 (6.74%) Check Point GAiA
11 6 (6.74%) HPUX
12 2 (2.25%) zOS
13 1 (1.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.73%) Network Design
2 11 (12.36%) Test Automation
3 10 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.11%) Time Management
4 9 (10.11%) TOGAF
5 8 (8.99%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (7.87%) Data Protection
6 7 (7.87%) Load Balancing
7 6 (6.74%) Configuration Management
7 6 (6.74%) Data Loss Prevention
7 6 (6.74%) Protective Monitoring
7 6 (6.74%) SIEM
7 6 (6.74%) Test Strategy
8 5 (5.62%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (5.62%) Defect Management
8 5 (5.62%) Fault Management
8 5 (5.62%) ITIL
8 5 (5.62%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (5.62%) Waterfall
9 4 (4.49%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.84%) SQL
2 11 (12.36%) Java
3 9 (10.11%) Shell Script
4 6 (6.74%) Perl
5 5 (5.62%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.37%) COBOL
7 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (25.84%) SC Cleared
1 23 (25.84%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.74%) CCSE
3 4 (4.49%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (3.37%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.25%) RHCE
6 1 (1.12%) Degree
6 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) PCI DSS
1 3 (3.37%) QA
1 3 (3.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (28.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (20.22%) Hyper-V
3 16 (17.98%) Oracle RAC
4 14 (15.73%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (15.73%) XenApp
5 11 (12.36%) Active Directory
6 9 (10.11%) vSphere
7 6 (6.74%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (4.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 4 (4.49%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (2.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (15.73%) Data Guard
2 8 (8.99%) Tivoli
3 7 (7.87%) Puppet
3 7 (7.87%) Red Hat Satellite
3 7 (7.87%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 6 (6.74%) SCCM
4 6 (6.74%) SCOM
5 5 (5.62%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (4.49%) Ansible
6 4 (4.49%) Netcool
6 4 (4.49%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 4 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (3.37%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (3.37%) SELinux
7 3 (3.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (3.37%) ZABBIX
8 2 (2.25%) HP ALM
8 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
9 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 36 (40.45%) Oracle
2 27 (30.34%) HP
2 27 (30.34%) VMware
3 26 (29.21%) Red Hat
4 25 (28.09%) Citrix
5 23 (25.84%) Microsoft
6 14 (15.73%) 3PAR
7 12 (13.48%) Cisco
8 6 (6.74%) ArcSight
8 6 (6.74%) CheckPoint
8 6 (6.74%) IronPort
8 6 (6.74%) McAfee
8 6 (6.74%) Palo Alto
9 5 (5.62%) EMC
10 4 (4.49%) Google
10 4 (4.49%) Veritas
11 3 (3.37%) Cognos
11 3 (3.37%) Imperva
11 3 (3.37%) Symantec
12 2 (2.25%) NGA Human Resources