Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 November 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 > Southampton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 49 68
Rank change year-on-year +8 +19 -3
Contract jobs citing IBM 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.84% 0.60% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.88% 1.15% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Southampton median daily rate £358 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.70% +15.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £338 £351 £340
90th Percentile £383 £564 £479
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £430 £400
% change year-on-year -12.79% +7.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate £47.89 - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.89 - £37.50

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 Southampton.

All Vendors
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 213 260 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 44.75% 51.59% 48.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 177 245
Southampton median daily rate £388 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £213 £134 £258
90th Percentile £603 £519 £473
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 29
Southampton median hourly rate £25.50 £13.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.15% -35.00% +45.72%
10th Percentile £18.00 £10.60 £12.90
90th Percentile £46.00 £16.29 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.69 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.58% +5.26% +26.14%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Southampton

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Southampton

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Southampton region with a requirement for IBM.

1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) SMTP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (50.00%) CCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) IronPort
1 2 (50.00%) DataPower
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) VectorCAST
2 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (25.00%) MIL-STD-1553
2 1 (25.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Wind River
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Green Hills
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) .NET

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (25.00%) VectorCAST
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) VxWorks
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (25.00%) MIL-STD-1553
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) IronPort
2 1 (25.00%) Green Hills
2 1 (25.00%) Wind River