Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 74 54
Rank change year-on-year -20 -20 +18
Contract jobs citing IBM 67 101 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.84% 2.74% 3.85%
As % of the Vendors category 3.49% 5.00% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 56 104
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +2.41% +14.48%
10th Percentile £316 £338 £322
90th Percentile £483 £501 £519
South East median daily rate £425 £403 £420
% change year-on-year +5.59% -4.17% +9.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.89 - £52.50
10th Percentile £46.45 - £45.00
90th Percentile £49.34 - £57.50
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £50.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -52.00% - +37.93%

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 1,919 2,020 2,216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 52.72% 54.80% 52.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,077 1,263 1,295
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +4.73%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £260
90th Percentile £538 £550 £541
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 89 104
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -16.76% +41.80%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.40 £12.33
90th Percentile £45.70 £55.60 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £17.25 £15.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.29% -18.42% +18.75%

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 21 February 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
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 21 February 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
Havant -6 11 £400 -14.67% 1
Portsmouth 0 7 £370 -17.55% 3
Winchester -16 7 £475 +11.76% 3
Southampton +8 5 £375 -18.92% 4
Farnborough -5 5 £400 +2.56% 4
Fareham - 3 £150 -
Basingstoke -18 2 £330 +34.97% 2
Hook - 2 £288 -
IBM
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 22 (32.84%) Linux
2 21 (31.34%) Oracle
3 19 (28.36%) SQL
4 18 (26.87%) HP
5 17 (25.37%) Security Cleared
6 15 (22.39%) SC Cleared
6 15 (22.39%) Java
7 12 (17.91%) DB2
7 12 (17.91%) EJB
7 12 (17.91%) JAXB
7 12 (17.91%) Shell Script
7 12 (17.91%) Red Hat
7 12 (17.91%) JPA
7 12 (17.91%) EJB 3.0
7 12 (17.91%) RESTful
7 12 (17.91%) JAX-RS
7 12 (17.91%) Oracle Database
8 11 (16.42%) WebSphere
9 10 (14.93%) Korn
9 10 (14.93%) Unit Testing
9 10 (14.93%) Service Management
9 10 (14.93%) Web Services
9 10 (14.93%) Oracle Database 12c
10 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (13.43%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (13.43%) PL/SQL
10 9 (13.43%) SAN
10 9 (13.43%) Tivoli
10 9 (13.43%) Liferay
10 9 (13.43%) Ehcache

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 11 (16.42%) WebSphere
2 9 (13.43%) GlassFish
2 9 (13.43%) Liferay
3 4 (5.97%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (4.48%) Apache Solr
4 3 (4.48%) Confluence
5 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.49%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.99%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) OpenShift
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) SAN
2 7 (10.45%) Firewall
3 4 (5.97%) NetScaler
3 4 (5.97%) SMTP
3 4 (5.97%) WAN
4 3 (4.48%) LAN
5 2 (2.99%) Network Security
5 2 (2.99%) Skype
5 2 (2.99%) Wireless
6 1 (1.49%) DNS
6 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.49%) FTP
6 1 (1.49%) HTTP
6 1 (1.49%) IPv4
6 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) DB2
1 12 (17.91%) Oracle Database
2 10 (14.93%) Oracle Database 12c
3 9 (13.43%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (7.46%) IBM BigInsights
5 4 (5.97%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.48%) Big Data
6 3 (4.48%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Cognos Report Studio
6 3 (4.48%) Neo4j
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.49%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.49%) DataStage
8 1 (1.49%) DecisionStream
8 1 (1.49%) HBase
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Subversion
2 6 (8.96%) Gradle
3 5 (7.46%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.46%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.46%) Selenium
4 4 (5.97%) JIRA
5 3 (4.48%) Ant
5 3 (4.48%) Bitbucket
5 3 (4.48%) JUnit
5 3 (4.48%) Maven
5 3 (4.48%) Mockito
5 3 (4.48%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (4.48%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.49%) JMeter
6 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.49%) VectorCAST
6 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (5.97%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (34.33%) Developer
2 12 (17.91%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.45%) Analyst
4 4 (5.97%) Applications Developer
4 4 (5.97%) Cognos Developer
4 4 (5.97%) DBA
4 4 (5.97%) Security Engineer
5 3 (4.48%) AIX Engineer
5 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (4.48%) Middleware Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Network Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (2.99%) Architect
6 2 (2.99%) Consultant
6 2 (2.99%) Desktop Support
6 2 (2.99%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Programmer
6 2 (2.99%) Senior DB2 DBA
6 2 (2.99%) Support Analyst
6 2 (2.99%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.91%) EJB
1 12 (17.91%) EJB 3.0
1 12 (17.91%) JAXB
1 12 (17.91%) JAX-RS
1 12 (17.91%) JPA
1 12 (17.91%) RESTful
2 10 (14.93%) Web Services
3 9 (13.43%) Ehcache
4 8 (11.94%) Middleware
5 5 (7.46%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (5.97%) ISPF
6 4 (5.97%) SOAP
7 3 (4.48%) .NET
7 3 (4.48%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (4.48%) Hibernate
7 3 (4.48%) Java EE
7 3 (4.48%) Spring
7 3 (4.48%) Swagger
7 3 (4.48%) XML
8 1 (1.49%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (13.43%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (10.45%) Mainframe
3 5 (7.46%) SWIFT
4 4 (5.97%) DataPower
4 4 (5.97%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.99%) LPAR
5 2 (2.99%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.49%) CMDB
6 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.49%) Fintech
6 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.84%) Linux
2 8 (11.94%) AIX
2 8 (11.94%) Unix
3 6 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (8.96%) Solaris
3 6 (8.96%) zOS
4 4 (5.97%) Windows
5 2 (2.99%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.49%) HPUX
6 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.49%) VMS
6 1 (1.49%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.93%) Service Management
1 10 (14.93%) Unit Testing
2 8 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (11.94%) Test Automation
3 7 (10.45%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (5.97%) Database Tuning
4 4 (5.97%) ITIL
4 4 (5.97%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (5.97%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 4 (5.97%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (5.97%) Test Scripting
4 4 (5.97%) Validation
5 3 (4.48%) Analytics
5 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.48%) DevOps
5 3 (4.48%) Migration
5 3 (4.48%) SIEM
6 2 (2.99%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.99%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.36%) SQL
2 15 (22.39%) Java
3 12 (17.91%) Shell Script
4 10 (14.93%) Korn
5 9 (13.43%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.97%) COBOL
6 4 (5.97%) Perl
6 4 (5.97%) REXX
7 3 (4.48%) JCL
8 2 (2.99%) C#
8 2 (2.99%) C++
9 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.49%) C
9 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (25.37%) Security Cleared
2 15 (22.39%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) CCSE
4 2 (2.99%) MCSE
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.49%) CCNP
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
3 1 (1.49%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.49%) MIL-STD-1553
3 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle Clusterware
3 4 (5.97%) Time Sharing Option
4 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Flume
5 1 (1.49%) Docker
5 1 (1.49%) HDFS
5 1 (1.49%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (1.49%) RACF
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) Tivoli
2 6 (8.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (4.48%) Netcool
3 3 (4.48%) Puppet
3 3 (4.48%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.99%) Ansible
4 2 (2.99%) MaaS360
4 2 (2.99%) QRadar
4 2 (2.99%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (2.99%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (1.49%) Ambari
5 1 (1.49%) Control-M
5 1 (1.49%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.49%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 21 (31.34%) Oracle
2 18 (26.87%) HP
3 12 (17.91%) Red Hat
4 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
5 7 (10.45%) Cisco
5 7 (10.45%) Citrix
5 7 (10.45%) Cognos
6 6 (8.96%) CheckPoint
7 5 (7.46%) VMware
8 4 (5.97%) BMC
8 4 (5.97%) IronPort
9 3 (4.48%) EMC
10 2 (2.99%) Dell
10 2 (2.99%) ILOG
10 2 (2.99%) Juniper
10 2 (2.99%) NetApp
10 2 (2.99%) NGA Human Resources
10 2 (2.99%) Northgate
10 2 (2.99%) Symantec
10 2 (2.99%) Veritas