Period
to 15 December 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 December 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 > Portsmouth
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 18 30
Rank change year-on-year -12 +12 -4
Contract jobs citing IBM 11 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 3.59% 7.16% 2.39%
As % of the Vendors category 6.71% 14.12% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 3
Portsmouth median daily rate £375 £488 £511
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% -4.60% +31.87%
10th Percentile £337 £401 £406
90th Percentile £417 £558 £602
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £435 £400
% change year-on-year -13.79% +8.75% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.89 - £38.75

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 Portsmouth.

All Vendors
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 164 170 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 53.59% 50.75% 48.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 93 62
Portsmouth median daily rate £395 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.06% +7.94% +21.15%
10th Percentile £181 £263 £263
90th Percentile £573 £548 £536
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £393
% change year-on-year - +1.91% +11.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 20
Portsmouth median hourly rate £43.00 £31.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.71% +7.83% +108.37%
10th Percentile £17.25 £12.50 £13.63
90th Percentile £46.00 £51.59 £47.83
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.44 £20.00
% change year-on-year -9.96% -2.83% +33.33%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Portsmouth

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Portsmouth

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for IBM.

1 9 (81.82%) Middleware
1 9 (81.82%) SWIFT
2 8 (72.73%) Perl
2 8 (72.73%) IBM HTTP Server
2 8 (72.73%) Korn
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) Smartphone
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) MCSE
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (9.09%) WAN
6 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
6 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
6 1 (9.09%) AIX
6 1 (9.09%) Linux
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 1 (9.09%) DB2
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 8 (72.73%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Applications Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Middleware Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 2 (18.18%) Middleware Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) SWIFT
2 2 (18.18%) Smartphone
3 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Korn
1 8 (72.73%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) VMware