The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 31 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the International Business Machines Corporation.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 40 66 51
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -15
Contract jobs citing IBM 92 58 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.59% 2.32% 3.01%
As % of the Vendors category 6.93% 5.00% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 28 39
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£450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £31.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-7.20% +38.88%
IBM
South East

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

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1327 1159 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.71% 46.32% 47.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 512 429
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 32 48
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -19.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £34.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

IBM
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 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 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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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 +19 47 £450 -5.75% 2
Bracknell +8 20 £408 -4.11% 1
Slough -4 5 £431 +7.14% 4
Newbury +1 3 - - 2
Maidenhead -1 2 £450 +12.50%
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing IBM 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.

1 73 (46.50%) WebSphere
2 53 (33.76%) DB2
3 47 (29.94%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (28.66%) DataPower
5 42 (26.75%) Java
6 35 (22.29%) UNIX
7 34 (21.66%) XML
7 34 (21.66%) Analytical Skills
8 32 (20.38%) SQL
8 32 (20.38%) AIX
8 32 (20.38%) WebSphere MQ
9 30 (19.11%) Ab Initio
10 26 (16.56%) Linux
10 26 (16.56%) Oracle
11 24 (15.29%) Windows
12 23 (14.65%) JMS
13 21 (13.38%) HTML
14 20 (12.74%) JavaScript
14 20 (12.74%) WebSphere Application Server
14 20 (12.74%) ETL
14 20 (12.74%) Solaris
14 20 (12.74%) Middleware
14 20 (12.74%) Microsoft
14 20 (12.74%) HP
14 20 (12.74%) Finance
14 20 (12.74%) High Availability
14 20 (12.74%) Big Data
15 19 (12.10%) Shell Script
15 19 (12.10%) E-Commerce
16 17 (10.83%) HTTP

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing IBM 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 73 (46.50%) WebSphere
2 20 (12.74%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (7.64%) Apache
4 7 (4.46%) Commerce Server
5 6 (3.82%) MQSeries
5 6 (3.82%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (3.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (3.18%) Node.js
7 4 (2.55%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.55%) IIS
7 4 (2.55%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (2.55%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (1.27%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.64%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.64%) JBoss
9 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Photoshop
1 5 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) MS Project
3 1 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.91%) Fredhopper
3 2 (1.27%) Maximo
4 1 (0.64%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.64%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.64%) Unica
4 1 (0.64%) Unica Affinium
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.55%) Mimecast
2 3 (1.91%) IBM PureFlex
2 3 (1.91%) PaaS
2 3 (1.91%) IaaS
3 2 (1.27%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.83%) HTTP
2 11 (7.01%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.73%) SAN
4 8 (5.10%) SSL
5 4 (2.55%) Firewall
6 3 (1.91%) Internet
6 3 (1.91%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.91%) Unified Communications
6 3 (1.91%) VPN
6 3 (1.91%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.64%) VoLTE
7 1 (0.64%) DNS
7 1 (0.64%) DMZ
7 1 (0.64%) ATM
7 1 (0.64%) SMS
7 1 (0.64%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.64%) 4G
7 1 (0.64%) NAS
7 1 (0.64%) 3G
7 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (33.76%) DB2
2 20 (12.74%) Big Data
3 14 (8.92%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (5.10%) Hadoop
5 6 (3.82%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.18%) DbVisualizer
7 4 (2.55%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.91%) DataStage
8 3 (1.91%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.91%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.27%) Data Mart
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.27%) SAP BI
9 2 (1.27%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.82%) LoadRunner
1 6 (3.82%) Subversion
2 5 (3.18%) HP UFT
3 4 (2.55%) Xcode
4 3 (1.91%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.91%) ClearQuest
4 3 (1.91%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.64%) Toad
5 1 (0.64%) JDeveloper
5 1 (0.64%) Ant
5 1 (0.64%) JUnit
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.64%) Maven
5 1 (0.64%) Selenium
5 1 (0.64%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.64%) Hudson
5 1 (0.64%) Apache Continuum
General
1 20 (12.74%) Finance
2 9 (5.73%) Retail
2 9 (5.73%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.73%) Marketing
3 5 (3.18%) Billing
4 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 43 (27.39%) Developer
2 20 (12.74%) Architect
3 17 (10.83%) Analyst
4 14 (8.92%) Consultant
4 14 (8.92%) Team Leader
5 13 (8.28%) Ab Initio Developer
6 12 (7.64%) Development Team Leader
7 11 (7.01%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (6.37%) Senior Developer
8 10 (6.37%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
9 8 (5.10%) Designer
9 8 (5.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.10%) Test Analyst
10 7 (4.46%) WebSphere Developer
11 6 (3.82%) Java Developer
12 5 (3.18%) Network Manager
12 5 (3.18%) Front-End Developer
13 4 (2.55%) Technical Analyst
13 4 (2.55%) Java Software Engineer
13 4 (2.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (21.66%) XML
2 32 (20.38%) WebSphere MQ
3 23 (14.65%) JMS
4 21 (13.38%) HTML
5 20 (12.74%) Middleware
6 14 (8.92%) CSS
7 12 (7.64%) SOAP
8 11 (7.01%) WSDL
8 11 (7.01%) Ajax
9 9 (5.73%) J2EE
9 9 (5.73%) WebCenter
10 7 (4.46%) Spring
11 6 (3.82%) XHTML
11 6 (3.82%) jQuery
11 6 (3.82%) Web Services
12 5 (3.18%) Flash
12 5 (3.18%) Java EE
12 5 (3.18%) JSON
12 5 (3.18%) JSF
12 5 (3.18%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 45 (28.66%) DataPower
2 34 (21.66%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.55%) Management Information System
4 14 (8.92%) Clustering
5 11 (7.01%) Data Centre
6 9 (5.73%) User Experience
7 8 (5.10%) Data Integration
8 5 (3.18%) iSeries
9 4 (2.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (2.55%) W3C
9 4 (2.55%) AS400
10 3 (1.91%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.91%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.91%) Frameworx
10 3 (1.91%) EqualLogic
11 2 (1.27%) Statistics
11 2 (1.27%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.64%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 35 (22.29%) UNIX
2 32 (20.38%) AIX
3 26 (16.56%) Linux
4 24 (15.29%) Windows
5 20 (12.74%) Solaris
6 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.27%) SUSE
9 1 (0.64%) Android
9 1 (0.64%) HPUX
9 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.64%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (29.94%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (12.74%) ETL
2 20 (12.74%) High Availability
3 19 (12.10%) E-Commerce
4 16 (10.19%) Configuration Management
5 15 (9.55%) Low Latency
6 12 (7.64%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (5.73%) Open Source
7 9 (5.73%) UML
7 9 (5.73%) Mentoring
8 8 (5.10%) Analytics
8 8 (5.10%) DevOps
8 8 (5.10%) B2B
8 8 (5.10%) Data Management
8 8 (5.10%) Migration
8 8 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (5.10%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (4.46%) Unit Testing
9 7 (4.46%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (26.75%) Java
2 32 (20.38%) SQL
3 20 (12.74%) JavaScript
4 19 (12.10%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.55%) Objective-C
6 3 (1.91%) Python
6 3 (1.91%) Korn
6 3 (1.91%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.27%) SAPscript
7 2 (1.27%) Jython
7 2 (1.27%) ABAP
8 1 (0.64%) C#
8 1 (0.64%) COBOL
8 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.64%) RPG
8 1 (0.64%) RPG/400
8 1 (0.64%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 12 (7.64%) IBM Certification
2 6 (3.82%) Degree
3 4 (2.55%) ISEB
3 4 (2.55%) CISSP
3 4 (2.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.91%) Sun Certification
4 3 (1.91%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.91%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) ACCA
5 1 (0.64%) CIMA
5 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.91%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 14 (8.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.18%) XenServer
4 3 (1.91%) vSphere
5 2 (1.27%) NFS
6 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.64%) SRDF
6 1 (0.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 11 (7.01%) Tivoli
2 10 (6.37%) Netcool
3 6 (3.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (2.55%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 3 (1.91%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.27%) yum
7 1 (0.64%) Puppet
7 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.64%) Ansible
7 1 (0.64%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.64%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.64%) SnapVault
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.64%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.64%) HP NNM
7 1 (0.64%) OpenView
7 1 (0.64%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.64%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (19.11%) Ab Initio
2 26 (16.56%) Oracle
3 20 (12.74%) Microsoft
3 20 (12.74%) HP
4 16 (10.19%) VMware
5 14 (8.92%) Dell
5 14 (8.92%) Adobe
6 11 (7.01%) NetApp
7 10 (6.37%) Cisco
8 9 (5.73%) SAP
8 9 (5.73%) Symantec
9 8 (5.10%) TIBCO
9 8 (5.10%) EMC
9 8 (5.10%) Sitecore
10 6 (3.82%) Citrix
11 5 (3.18%) Remedy
11 5 (3.18%) Infovista
11 5 (3.18%) Veeam
11 5 (3.18%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.55%) Sencha
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