Period
to 21 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 84 78
Rank change year-on-year -26 -6 +8
Contract jobs citing IBM 62 81 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.62% 2.29% 2.73%
As % of the Vendors category 3.07% 4.27% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 50 60
Hampshire median daily rate £420 £435 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -8.42% +25.41%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £325
90th Percentile £495 £553 £545
South East median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Hampshire median hourly rate £37.50 - £52.50
10th Percentile £36.25 - £43.13
90th Percentile £38.75 - £57.50
South East median hourly rate £19.03 £21.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year -9.38% -42.47% -2.67%

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 2,020 1,896 2,198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 52.94% 53.71% 53.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,111 1,194 1,358
Hampshire median daily rate £420 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.20% +7.10% +3.33%
10th Percentile £250 £269 £266
90th Percentile £538 £550 £546
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 95 106
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.38 £20.00 £20.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -4.19% +25.75%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.91 £11.31
90th Percentile £46.73 £49.80 £49.38
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -8.57% +2.28%

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 May 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 May 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 +2 10 £490 +0.51%
Farnborough -9 10 £450 +15.38% 2
Winchester -8 8 £475 +9.20% 1
Gosport - 5 £440 -
Portsmouth -4 4 £325 -21.21% 1
Basingstoke -16 3 £315 +6.96% 1
Fareham - 2 £150 - 1
Southampton -6 1 £375 - 8
IBM
South East

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 (35.48%) Oracle
2 21 (33.87%) Unix
2 21 (33.87%) Security Cleared
3 20 (32.26%) SC Cleared
4 18 (29.03%) Linux
5 17 (27.42%) HP
6 14 (22.58%) SQL
7 13 (20.97%) Java
8 12 (19.35%) AIX
8 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
8 12 (19.35%) SAN
8 12 (19.35%) Oracle Database
8 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (17.74%) Red Hat
9 11 (17.74%) VMware
9 11 (17.74%) Cisco
9 11 (17.74%) DB2
10 10 (16.13%) Citrix
10 10 (16.13%) Firewall
10 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
11 9 (14.52%) Subversion
12 8 (12.90%) Shell Script
13 7 (11.29%) Mainframe
13 7 (11.29%) EMC
13 7 (11.29%) JAXB
13 7 (11.29%) EJB
13 7 (11.29%) JIRA
13 7 (11.29%) JPA
13 7 (11.29%) EJB 3.0

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 5 (8.06%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.84%) Apache Solr
2 3 (4.84%) Confluence
2 3 (4.84%) GlassFish
2 3 (4.84%) Liferay
3 2 (3.23%) Apache
3 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.23%) IIS
3 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.23%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.61%) SAS
4 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) OpenShift
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.23%) Office 365
3 1 (1.61%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.61%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) SAN
2 10 (16.13%) Firewall
3 4 (6.45%) LAN
3 4 (6.45%) WAN
4 3 (4.84%) HTTP
4 3 (4.84%) SMTP
4 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.84%) VPN
5 2 (3.23%) DNS
5 2 (3.23%) FTP
5 2 (3.23%) Network Security
5 2 (3.23%) Skype
5 2 (3.23%) SSL
5 2 (3.23%) Wireless
6 1 (1.61%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.61%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.61%) NAS
6 1 (1.61%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.35%) Oracle Database
2 11 (17.74%) DB2
3 6 (9.68%) IBM BigInsights
3 6 (9.68%) Neo4j
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.23%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (3.23%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.23%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.23%) Power BI
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.61%) DecisionStream
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.61%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (1.61%) QlikView
7 1 (1.61%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Subversion
2 7 (11.29%) Gradle
2 7 (11.29%) JIRA
3 6 (9.68%) Bitbucket
3 6 (9.68%) Selenium
4 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.45%) Ant
5 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.45%) JUnit
5 4 (6.45%) Maven
5 4 (6.45%) Mockito
5 4 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (4.84%) ClearCase
6 3 (4.84%) ClearQuest
6 3 (4.84%) Rational Team Concert
7 2 (3.23%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.23%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.61%) Rational Rose
8 1 (1.61%) SilkTest
General
1 6 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) Architect
3 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Architect
4 7 (11.29%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) DBA
7 4 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) Support Specialist
8 3 (4.84%) Cognos Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (4.84%) Integration Specialist
8 3 (4.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.84%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Server Specialist
8 3 (4.84%) Server Support
8 3 (4.84%) Server Support Specialist
8 3 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.23%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) EJB
1 7 (11.29%) EJB 3.0
1 7 (11.29%) JAXB
1 7 (11.29%) JAX-RS
1 7 (11.29%) JPA
1 7 (11.29%) RESTful
2 6 (9.68%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (9.68%) SOAP
3 5 (8.06%) Middleware
4 4 (6.45%) Hibernate
4 4 (6.45%) ISPF
4 4 (6.45%) Java EE
4 4 (6.45%) Spring
4 4 (6.45%) Swagger
4 4 (6.45%) Web Services
5 3 (4.84%) .NET
5 3 (4.84%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (4.84%) Ehcache
6 2 (3.23%) XML
7 1 (1.61%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Mainframe
2 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.45%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) DataPower
3 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.84%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.23%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.23%) PKI
4 2 (3.23%) Replication
5 1 (1.61%) CMDB
5 1 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.61%) Fintech
5 1 (1.61%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.87%) Unix
2 18 (29.03%) Linux
3 12 (19.35%) AIX
4 6 (9.68%) zOS
5 5 (8.06%) HPUX
6 4 (6.45%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.84%) Windows
8 2 (3.23%) Check Point GAiA
9 1 (1.61%) Solaris
9 1 (1.61%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
3 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (9.68%) TOGAF
4 5 (8.06%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.45%) Database Tuning
5 4 (6.45%) Defect Management
5 4 (6.45%) Fault Management
5 4 (6.45%) SIEM
5 4 (6.45%) UML
5 4 (6.45%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.84%) Analytics
6 3 (4.84%) Migration
6 3 (4.84%) Release Management
6 3 (4.84%) Service Management
6 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.84%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.58%) SQL
2 13 (20.97%) Java
3 8 (12.90%) Shell Script
4 5 (8.06%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.45%) COBOL
5 4 (6.45%) REXX
6 3 (4.84%) Java 8
6 3 (4.84%) JCL
7 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.23%) Python
8 1 (1.61%) C#
8 1 (1.61%) C++
8 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (33.87%) Security Cleared
2 20 (32.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) CCSE
4 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.61%) CCNP
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.06%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (8.06%) vSphere
3 4 (6.45%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.45%) Time Sharing Option
4 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.61%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (1.61%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) Puppet
1 6 (9.68%) ZABBIX
2 5 (8.06%) HP ALM
3 4 (6.45%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (6.45%) Tivoli
4 3 (4.84%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (4.84%) SELinux
4 3 (4.84%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 3 (4.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (3.23%) QRadar
5 2 (3.23%) SCCM
5 2 (3.23%) SCOM
5 2 (3.23%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (3.23%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
6 1 (1.61%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) Oracle
2 17 (27.42%) HP
3 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 11 (17.74%) Cisco
4 11 (17.74%) Red Hat
4 11 (17.74%) VMware
5 10 (16.13%) Citrix
6 7 (11.29%) EMC
7 5 (8.06%) CheckPoint
7 5 (8.06%) Symantec
7 5 (8.06%) Veritas
8 4 (6.45%) Cognos
9 3 (4.84%) BMC
9 3 (4.84%) IronPort
10 2 (3.23%) Imperva
10 2 (3.23%) Juniper
10 2 (3.23%) NetApp
10 2 (3.23%) NGA Human Resources
10 2 (3.23%) Northgate
10 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds