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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
South East / Berkshire
Rank 81 78 81
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing IBM 23 47 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.15% 1.84% 1.71%
As % of the Vendors category 2.30% 3.63% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 28
Median daily rate £318 £361 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.11% -21.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £259 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £518 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Median hourly rate £50.00 £14.00 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% -12.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.53% +34.28%

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
1001 1294 1358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.95% 50.71% 48.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 655 662
Median daily rate £413 £380 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% -4.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 61 40
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 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
Reading +2 9 £115 -67.14% 3
Newbury - 4 £325 -
Thatcham - 3 - -
Slough +3 2 - -
Bracknell -9 1 - - 1
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 46 (46.00%) Linux
2 43 (43.00%) Unix
3 38 (38.00%) NetApp
4 33 (33.00%) Shell Script
5 32 (32.00%) AIX
6 31 (31.00%) Windows
6 31 (31.00%) SAN
7 28 (28.00%) Solaris
8 25 (25.00%) Finance
9 21 (21.00%) SQL
9 21 (21.00%) Cisco
10 20 (20.00%) Data Centre
11 19 (19.00%) Law
11 19 (19.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 19 (19.00%) Mainframe
12 17 (17.00%) VMware
12 17 (17.00%) Oracle
12 17 (17.00%) IBM Mainframe
13 16 (16.00%) Telecoms
13 16 (16.00%) EMC
14 14 (14.00%) Tivoli
14 14 (14.00%) DB2
14 14 (14.00%) ITIL
14 14 (14.00%) HP
14 14 (14.00%) CRM
14 14 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (14.00%) EMC VNX
14 14 (14.00%) EMC VMAX
15 13 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (13.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 11 (11.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (6.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (5.00%) Apache
4 5 (5.00%) Commerce Server
4 5 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.00%) IIS
6 2 (2.00%) SAS
7 1 (1.00%) JBoss
7 1 (1.00%) Mule
7 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.00%) MS Office
2 2 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Maximo
2 4 (4.00%) Fredhopper
3 2 (2.00%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (2.00%) Unica
4 1 (1.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) IBM Cloud
1 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.00%) SoftLayer
3 1 (1.00%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 31 (31.00%) SAN
2 7 (7.00%) LAN
3 6 (6.00%) Internet
4 4 (4.00%) RFID
5 3 (3.00%) FTP
6 1 (1.00%) DHCP
6 1 (1.00%) DNS
6 1 (1.00%) Firewall
6 1 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.00%) SMS
6 1 (1.00%) SSL
6 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.00%) VoIP
6 1 (1.00%) VPN
6 1 (1.00%) WAN
6 1 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.00%) DB2
2 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.00%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (9.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (9.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.00%) Maven
3 4 (4.00%) Ant
3 4 (4.00%) ClearCase
3 4 (4.00%) ClearQuest
3 4 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (3.00%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.00%) JMeter
6 1 (1.00%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.00%) JBehave
6 1 (1.00%) JUnit
6 1 (1.00%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (25.00%) Finance
2 19 (19.00%) Law
3 16 (16.00%) Telecoms
4 10 (10.00%) Marketing
5 6 (6.00%) Mandarin Language
5 6 (6.00%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (11.00%) Storage Engineer
2 10 (10.00%) Developer
2 10 (10.00%) Storage Manager
3 8 (8.00%) Consultant
3 8 (8.00%) Marketing Manager
3 8 (8.00%) Technical Leader
4 7 (7.00%) Analyst
5 6 (6.00%) Architect
5 6 (6.00%) Business Manager
5 6 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Maximo Developer
7 4 (4.00%) Storage Architect
8 3 (3.00%) Administrator
8 3 (3.00%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (3.00%) Storage Consultant
8 3 (3.00%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.00%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.00%) JSON
1 12 (12.00%) Middleware
2 9 (9.00%) HTML
3 7 (7.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (7.00%) XML
4 6 (6.00%) J2EE
4 6 (6.00%) Worklight
5 5 (5.00%) Ajax
5 5 (5.00%) CSS
6 4 (4.00%) CGI
6 4 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (4.00%) REST
6 4 (4.00%) RESTful
6 4 (4.00%) Spring
7 3 (3.00%) JMS
7 3 (3.00%) Kafka
7 3 (3.00%) SOAP
7 3 (3.00%) Spring Boot
7 3 (3.00%) Web Services
7 3 (3.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 19 (19.00%) Mainframe
3 17 (17.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 14 (14.00%) EMC VMAX
4 14 (14.00%) EMC VNX
5 13 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.00%) Private Cloud
7 3 (3.00%) Clustering
7 3 (3.00%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (2.00%) PMI
8 2 (2.00%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.00%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (46.00%) Linux
2 43 (43.00%) Unix
3 32 (32.00%) AIX
4 31 (31.00%) Windows
5 28 (28.00%) Solaris
6 13 (13.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (8.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (3.00%) Android
8 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.00%) SUSE
9 1 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.00%) CRM
1 14 (14.00%) ITIL
2 12 (12.00%) Mobile First
2 12 (12.00%) Process Improvement
3 10 (10.00%) DevOps
3 10 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 8 (8.00%) Budget Control
4 8 (8.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (8.00%) Programme Management
5 7 (7.00%) Case Management
5 7 (7.00%) Change Management
5 7 (7.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.00%) Business Analysis
6 6 (6.00%) Business Development
6 6 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (6.00%) Economics
6 6 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (6.00%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 33 (33.00%) Shell Script
2 21 (21.00%) SQL
3 11 (11.00%) Java
4 9 (9.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.00%) Python
6 4 (4.00%) Perl
7 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (9.00%) Degree
2 6 (6.00%) MBA
3 5 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.00%) PMP
5 2 (2.00%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.00%) CISSP
6 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.00%) SANS
6 1 (1.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 14 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (19.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 14 (14.00%) Tivoli
3 5 (5.00%) Ansible
4 4 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (4.00%) Kibana
4 4 (4.00%) logstash
5 2 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.00%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.00%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.00%) Netcool
6 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.00%) Puppet
6 1 (1.00%) QRadar
6 1 (1.00%) RSA enVision
6 1 (1.00%) SCCM
6 1 (1.00%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 38 (38.00%) NetApp
2 21 (21.00%) Cisco
3 17 (17.00%) Oracle
3 17 (17.00%) VMware
4 16 (16.00%) EMC
5 14 (14.00%) HP
6 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (8.00%) Red Hat
7 7 (7.00%) TIBCO
8 6 (6.00%) Google
9 5 (5.00%) Splunk
10 4 (4.00%) AppDynamics
10 4 (4.00%) Veritas
11 3 (3.00%) 3PAR
11 3 (3.00%) SAP
12 2 (2.00%) Adobe
12 2 (2.00%) Brocade
12 2 (2.00%) Epiphany
12 2 (2.00%) Rackspace
12 2 (2.00%) ServiceNow