The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 3 months to 24 April 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 65 79
Rank change year-on-year -13 +14  
Contract jobs citing IBM 14 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.08% 2.50% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 2.13% 4.44% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 10
Median daily rate £475 £434 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.44% +17.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +2.06% -4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.37 £28.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +6.55% -18.57%  

IBM is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 658 765 670
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 50.62% 56.29% 47.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 487 367
Median daily rate £440 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £228 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 57 34
Median hourly rate £18.50 £30.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.33% +90.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £12.43 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.05 £51.00 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.47% +8.57%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing IBM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Surrey

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Surrey

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Surrey

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +7 3 £425 -10.52% 1
Camberley +1 1 - -
Woking -2 1 £468 +10.00%
Redhill -22 1 £510 -
Reigate - 1 £475 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £415 -
IBM
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Surrey region with a requirement for IBM.

1 18 (56.25%) HP
2 13 (40.63%) Finance
3 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 12 (37.50%) Linux
4 9 (28.13%) Unix
4 9 (28.13%) Windows
5 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (21.88%) Citrix
6 7 (21.88%) Hitachi
6 7 (21.88%) Thin Client
6 7 (21.88%) Tivoli
6 7 (21.88%) DB2
6 7 (21.88%) VMware
6 7 (21.88%) AS400
6 7 (21.88%) Wyse
6 7 (21.88%) Fat Client
6 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (21.88%) iSeries
6 7 (21.88%) XenApp
6 7 (21.88%) XenDesktop
7 6 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
8 5 (15.63%) Defect Management
8 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
8 5 (15.63%) Logistics
9 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 4 (12.50%) CA
9 4 (12.50%) XML Messaging
9 4 (12.50%) Test Management
9 4 (12.50%) ISTQB

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 2 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (6.25%) JBoss
1 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
1 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.13%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) APPN
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) FTP
2 1 (3.13%) LDAP
2 1 (3.13%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) SNA
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) VLAN
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) DB2
2 4 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (9.38%) DataStage
3 3 (9.38%) QualityStage
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) MySQL
5 1 (3.13%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) LoadRunner
1 4 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.38%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.25%) Military
5 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Break Fix Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Unix Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) XML Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Process Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) SOAP
1 4 (12.50%) XML
1 4 (12.50%) XML Messaging
2 3 (9.38%) Java EE
3 2 (6.25%) Middleware
4 1 (3.13%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) AS400
1 7 (21.88%) Fat Client
1 7 (21.88%) iSeries
1 7 (21.88%) Thin Client
2 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
3 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
4 2 (6.25%) Replication
5 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) Unix
2 9 (28.13%) Windows
3 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) AIX
4 1 (3.13%) MVS
4 1 (3.13%) OS/390
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Solaris
4 1 (3.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Defect Management
1 5 (15.63%) Logistics
1 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
2 4 (12.50%) DevOps
2 4 (12.50%) Software Architecture
2 4 (12.50%) Test Management
2 4 (12.50%) Use Case
2 4 (12.50%) User Stories
3 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) BPMN
4 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.25%) Data Analytics
4 2 (6.25%) Migration
4 2 (6.25%) Project Management
4 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) Perl
2 3 (9.38%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) JCL
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) CISM
2 1 (3.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) ISO27002
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) XenApp
2 7 (21.88%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.13%) ACF2
3 1 (3.13%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (3.13%) NFS
3 1 (3.13%) RACF
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Tivoli
2 6 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.13%) Ansible
3 1 (3.13%) Control-M
3 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.13%) OpenView
3 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) HP
2 7 (21.88%) Citrix
2 7 (21.88%) Hitachi
2 7 (21.88%) VMware
2 7 (21.88%) Wyse
3 4 (12.50%) CA
4 3 (9.38%) AppDynamics
4 3 (9.38%) New Relic
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle
5 2 (6.25%) Sun
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (3.13%) Informatica
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) OpenText
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) Tableau
6 1 (3.13%) Talend
6 1 (3.13%) Trillium
6 1 (3.13%) Veritas