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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 64 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing IBM 68 70 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.75% 2.73% 2.46%
As % of the Vendors category 5.49% 5.55% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 38
Median daily rate £450 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £353 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £37.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.55% +35.45%
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
1238 1261 1211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.12% 49.16% 48.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 619 559
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 42 44
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +34.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.25 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bracknell -2 27 £475 - 1
Reading -11 19 £400 -11.11% 3
Wokingham - 7 - -
Slough - 2 £351 - 1
Newbury - 1 - -
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 62 (57.41%) Linux
2 38 (35.19%) Middleware
2 38 (35.19%) WebSphere
2 38 (35.19%) DevOps
3 30 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (27.78%) Jenkins
3 30 (27.78%) Unix
4 29 (26.85%) Windows
4 29 (26.85%) Git (software)
5 28 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (25.93%) Ansible
5 28 (25.93%) VMware
6 25 (23.15%) Python
7 24 (22.22%) Tomcat
7 24 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 23 (21.30%) Sonatype Nexus
8 23 (21.30%) Cisco
9 22 (20.37%) Vagrant
9 22 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (19.44%) HP
10 21 (19.44%) JMS
10 21 (19.44%) WebLogic
11 20 (18.52%) Shell Script
12 19 (17.59%) Migration
12 19 (17.59%) Private Cloud
13 18 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
13 18 (16.67%) Firewall
13 18 (16.67%) Configuration Management
13 18 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 17 (15.74%) WebSphere Application Server

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 38 (35.19%) WebSphere
2 24 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 21 (19.44%) WebLogic
4 17 (15.74%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (9.26%) JBoss
6 4 (3.70%) Apache
6 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.70%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.70%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.78%) CMS
7 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.85%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (1.85%) IIS
9 1 (0.93%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.93%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) MS Office
2 2 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.56%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (4.63%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.93%) Magento
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.93%) CloudBees
3 1 (0.93%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.67%) Firewall
2 16 (14.81%) SAN
3 15 (13.89%) Fibre Channel
4 14 (12.96%) Ethernet
5 9 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 8 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (7.41%) HTTP
6 8 (7.41%) SSL
7 7 (6.48%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (5.56%) DNS
9 5 (4.63%) FCoE
10 4 (3.70%) DHCP
11 3 (2.78%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (2.78%) FTP
11 3 (2.78%) SSH
12 2 (1.85%) LDAP
13 1 (0.93%) LAN
13 1 (0.93%) SMS
13 1 (0.93%) VoIP
13 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.26%) IBM InfoSphere
2 7 (6.48%) DataStage
2 7 (6.48%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.63%) MySQL
4 4 (3.70%) DB2
4 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.93%) OLAP
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 29 (26.85%) Git (software)
3 23 (21.30%) Sonatype Nexus
4 22 (20.37%) Vagrant
5 3 (2.78%) Maven
6 2 (1.85%) AppScan
6 2 (1.85%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.85%) Metasploit
6 2 (1.85%) Subversion
7 1 (0.93%) Ant
7 1 (0.93%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.93%) FishEye
7 1 (0.93%) Introscope
7 1 (0.93%) JIRA
7 1 (0.93%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.93%) Serena SBM
7 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.93%) Toad
General
1 13 (12.04%) Retail
2 4 (3.70%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Billing
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
1 24 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (15.74%) Architect
3 11 (10.19%) WebSphere Engineer
4 10 (9.26%) Developer
4 10 (9.26%) Support Engineer
5 9 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) Administrator
6 7 (6.48%) Consultant
7 6 (5.56%) AIX Administrator
7 6 (5.56%) Data Architect
7 6 (5.56%) Data Migration Architect
7 6 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Migration Architect
8 5 (4.63%) ETL Architect
8 5 (4.63%) Linux Support
9 4 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
9 4 (3.70%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (35.19%) Middleware
2 21 (19.44%) JMS
3 18 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
4 15 (13.89%) JSON
5 8 (7.41%) IBM Integration Bus
6 6 (5.56%) CSS
6 6 (5.56%) Web Services
6 6 (5.56%) XML
7 4 (3.70%) .NET
7 4 (3.70%) SOAP
7 4 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (2.78%) EJB
8 3 (2.78%) HTML
8 3 (2.78%) J2EE
8 3 (2.78%) jQuery
9 2 (1.85%) Dojo
9 2 (1.85%) JSP
9 2 (1.85%) LAMP
9 2 (1.85%) REST
9 2 (1.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.59%) Private Cloud
2 15 (13.89%) Clustering
3 12 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.56%) Data Conversion
4 6 (5.56%) DataPower
4 6 (5.56%) FlexPod
5 5 (4.63%) Data Integration
5 5 (4.63%) Driving Licence
5 5 (4.63%) e-Health
6 4 (3.70%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (2.78%) FMCG
7 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.85%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.85%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.85%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 62 (57.41%) Linux
2 30 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 30 (27.78%) Unix
3 29 (26.85%) Windows
4 24 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 14 (12.96%) AIX
6 5 (4.63%) Data ONTAP
6 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.70%) Solaris
8 3 (2.78%) CentOS
8 3 (2.78%) SUSE
9 1 (0.93%) Debian
9 1 (0.93%) Fedora
9 1 (0.93%) HPUX
9 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.19%) DevOps
2 28 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (17.59%) Migration
4 18 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 16 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (10.19%) ETL
6 11 (10.19%) ITIL
7 10 (9.26%) High Availability
8 7 (6.48%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.56%) Data Migration
10 5 (4.63%) Data Architecture
10 5 (4.63%) ERP
11 4 (3.70%) E-Commerce
11 4 (3.70%) Project Management
11 4 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (3.70%) Scrum
11 4 (3.70%) Waterfall
12 3 (2.78%) Change Management
12 3 (2.78%) Data Management
12 3 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.15%) Python
2 20 (18.52%) Shell Script
3 8 (7.41%) Java
4 7 (6.48%) SQL
5 5 (4.63%) C#
5 5 (4.63%) Perl
6 4 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.78%) AWK
7 3 (2.78%) C
7 3 (2.78%) C++
7 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.78%) sed
8 2 (1.85%) Ruby
9 1 (0.93%) Delphi
9 1 (0.93%) Jython
9 1 (0.93%) Korn
9 1 (0.93%) PHP
9 1 (0.93%) VB
9 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (12.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (10.19%) CCNA
3 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (8.33%) MCP
4 9 (8.33%) MCSA
5 5 (4.63%) CCNP
5 5 (4.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (4.63%) NCDA
6 4 (3.70%) Degree
6 4 (3.70%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.78%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.78%) VCP5
8 2 (1.85%) CISA
8 2 (1.85%) CISM
8 2 (1.85%) CISSP
8 2 (1.85%) CRISC
8 2 (1.85%) GIAC
8 2 (1.85%) IBM Certification
8 2 (1.85%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.63%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (11.11%) vSphere
3 9 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.56%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.70%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.78%) Docker
6 3 (2.78%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (2.78%) ISA Server
6 3 (2.78%) ProxySG
6 3 (2.78%) XenApp
6 3 (2.78%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.78%) XenServer
7 2 (1.85%) KVM
7 2 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.93%) NFS
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.93%) Postfix
8 1 (0.93%) qmail
8 1 (0.93%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (25.93%) Ansible
2 6 (5.56%) Puppet
2 6 (5.56%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.70%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.70%) WSUS
4 3 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (2.78%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.85%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.85%) Nagios
5 2 (1.85%) Nessus
5 2 (1.85%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.85%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.93%) Cacti
6 1 (0.93%) Plesk
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.93%) Scalr
6 1 (0.93%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (25.93%) VMware
2 23 (21.30%) Cisco
3 21 (19.44%) HP
4 18 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 12 (11.11%) Dell
6 11 (10.19%) NetApp
6 11 (10.19%) Oracle
7 10 (9.26%) Hitachi
8 9 (8.33%) Intel
9 8 (7.41%) CA
9 8 (7.41%) Red Hat
9 8 (7.41%) SAP
10 6 (5.56%) Veritas
11 5 (4.63%) Informatica
12 4 (3.70%) Ab Initio
12 4 (3.70%) Citrix
12 4 (3.70%) Symantec
13 3 (2.78%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.78%) Juniper
13 3 (2.78%) Trustwave
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago