The first table below looks at the demand for IBM Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Certification over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Certification
Rank 113 111 137
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +26
Contract jobs citing IBM Certification 4 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.37% 0.063%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 1.45% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Average daily rate
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- £443 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £428 £391
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.50
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
696 620 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.18% 25.56% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 243 260
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £192 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 5
Average hourly rate £17.07 £19.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.15% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
IBM Certification
South East

IBM Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Certification across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

IBM Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

IBM Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM Certification across the Berkshire region.

IBM Certification Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

IBM Certification
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Certification within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +8 4 - -
IBM Certification
South East

IBM Certification
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing IBM Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Certification.

1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) AIX
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (100.00%) DataPower
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (75.00%) ATM

IBM Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing IBM Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) Clustering
1 4 (100.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) AIX
1 4 (100.00%) Solaris
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM