The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Certification
Rank 113 121 117
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing IBM Certification 8 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.34% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.61% 0.56% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£450 - £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £428
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IBM Certification
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
496 710 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.81% 29.11% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 288 236
Average daily rate £395 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 7 16
Average hourly rate £21.55 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -6.97%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

IBM Certification Hourly 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 6 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +9 8 £450 - 1
IBM Certification
South East

IBM Certification
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) AIX
1 9 (100.00%) Solaris
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) DB2
1 9 (100.00%) IBM
1 9 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 9 (100.00%) DataPower
1 9 (100.00%) Clustering
2 8 (88.89%) JMS
3 7 (77.78%) High Availability
3 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (77.78%) Management Information System
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) HTTP
5 2 (22.22%) SSL
5 2 (22.22%) Middleware
5 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (22.22%) Cryptography

IBM Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (88.89%) JMS
3 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Clustering
1 9 (100.00%) DataPower
2 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (77.78%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) AIX
1 9 (100.00%) Solaris
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) High Availability
2 6 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) IBM
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
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