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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 50 45 61
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Contract jobs citing IBM 73 92 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.07% 3.57% 2.59%
As % of the Vendors category 5.85% 6.88% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 45 32
Median daily rate £445 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £26.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+18.86% -15.20%
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
1248 1337 1165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.48% 51.84% 47.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 668 511
Median daily rate £400 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 62 37
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +17.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £36.25 £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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -5 27 £525 +30.03% 2
Reading -22 14 £439 -2.50% 5
Wokingham - 10 £369 - 1
Slough +6 3 £375 -13.04% 2
Maidenhead +3 2 £470 +4.44% 1
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 69 (49.64%) Linux
2 55 (39.57%) DevOps
3 52 (37.41%) Middleware
4 44 (31.65%) Jenkins
5 42 (30.22%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (30.22%) Git (software)
6 41 (29.50%) Ansible
7 40 (28.78%) Unix
8 37 (26.62%) Configuration Management
9 34 (24.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 34 (24.46%) WebSphere
10 33 (23.74%) Sonatype Nexus
10 33 (23.74%) Python
11 32 (23.02%) Tomcat
11 32 (23.02%) Shell Script
11 32 (23.02%) Vagrant
12 31 (22.30%) JMS
13 29 (20.86%) WebLogic
13 29 (20.86%) Private Cloud
14 28 (20.14%) JSON
14 28 (20.14%) RabbitMQ
15 24 (17.27%) Windows
16 23 (16.55%) VMware
16 23 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (14.39%) Migration
17 20 (14.39%) SAN
18 19 (13.67%) HP
18 19 (13.67%) Cisco
18 19 (13.67%) WebSphere Application Server
18 19 (13.67%) Windows 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 34 (24.46%) WebSphere
2 32 (23.02%) Tomcat
3 29 (20.86%) WebLogic
4 19 (13.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (5.04%) JBoss
6 6 (4.32%) Apache
7 3 (2.16%) CMS
7 3 (2.16%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (2.16%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.44%) Commerce Server
8 2 (1.44%) IIS
8 2 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.72%) Confluence
9 1 (0.72%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.72%) nginx
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) MS Office
2 2 (1.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.72%) MS Project
3 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.32%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (3.60%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.44%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.72%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.72%) Bluemix
3 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.72%) CloudBees
3 1 (0.72%) IaaS
3 1 (0.72%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (0.72%) Office 365
3 1 (0.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.39%) SAN
2 18 (12.95%) Firewall
3 16 (11.51%) Fibre Channel
4 15 (10.79%) Ethernet
5 12 (8.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (7.91%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (7.19%) FCoE
8 9 (6.47%) SSL
9 7 (5.04%) HTTP
10 5 (3.60%) TCP/IP
11 4 (2.88%) DNS
12 3 (2.16%) FTP
12 3 (2.16%) SSH
13 2 (1.44%) LAN
13 2 (1.44%) LDAP
13 2 (1.44%) VoIP
13 2 (1.44%) WAN
14 1 (0.72%) DHCP
14 1 (0.72%) S/MIME
14 1 (0.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.47%) IBM InfoSphere
2 7 (5.04%) DataStage
3 6 (4.32%) MySQL
4 5 (3.60%) DB2
5 4 (2.88%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.72%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.72%) OLAP
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 44 (31.65%) Jenkins
2 42 (30.22%) Git (software)
3 33 (23.74%) Sonatype Nexus
4 32 (23.02%) Vagrant
5 7 (5.04%) Subversion
6 5 (3.60%) ClearCase
6 5 (3.60%) ClearQuest
6 5 (3.60%) Selenium
7 4 (2.88%) Maven
7 4 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.44%) AppScan
9 2 (1.44%) Metasploit
9 2 (1.44%) Toad
10 1 (0.72%) Ant
10 1 (0.72%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.72%) JUnit
10 1 (0.72%) Serena SBM
General
1 15 (10.79%) Retail
2 7 (5.04%) Finance
3 5 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.16%) Legal
5 2 (1.44%) Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Billing
6 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (24.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (21.58%) Architect
3 27 (19.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (7.91%) Consultant
4 11 (7.91%) Support Engineer
4 11 (7.91%) WebSphere Engineer
5 9 (6.47%) Developer
6 7 (5.04%) Administrator
6 7 (5.04%) NetApp Engineer
6 7 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (5.04%) Test Architect
7 6 (4.32%) AIX Administrator
7 6 (4.32%) Configuration Manager
7 6 (4.32%) Data Architect
7 6 (4.32%) Data Migration Architect
7 6 (4.32%) DevOps Architect
7 6 (4.32%) Migration Architect
8 5 (3.60%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (3.60%) Cisco Support
8 5 (3.60%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (37.41%) Middleware
2 31 (22.30%) JMS
3 28 (20.14%) JSON
3 28 (20.14%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (5.76%) IBM Integration Bus
5 7 (5.04%) .NET
5 7 (5.04%) CSS
5 7 (5.04%) HTML
5 7 (5.04%) XML
6 6 (4.32%) Ajax
6 6 (4.32%) SOAP
6 6 (4.32%) Web Services
7 3 (2.16%) jQuery
7 3 (2.16%) REST
7 3 (2.16%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (1.44%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.44%) EJB
8 2 (1.44%) J2EE
8 2 (1.44%) Spring
8 2 (1.44%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.86%) Private Cloud
2 14 (10.07%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.91%) Clustering
3 11 (7.91%) FlexPod
4 10 (7.19%) e-Health
5 9 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.04%) Driving Licence
7 6 (4.32%) Data Conversion
7 6 (4.32%) DataPower
8 5 (3.60%) Data Integration
9 4 (2.88%) Client/Server
10 3 (2.16%) AS400
10 3 (2.16%) FMCG
10 3 (2.16%) iSeries
10 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.44%) Cryptography
11 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.72%) Frameworx
12 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 69 (49.64%) Linux
2 40 (28.78%) Unix
3 34 (24.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (17.27%) Windows
5 19 (13.67%) Windows Server
6 13 (9.35%) AIX
7 10 (7.19%) Data ONTAP
8 5 (3.60%) Solaris
9 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.72%) CentOS
10 1 (0.72%) Debian
10 1 (0.72%) Fedora
10 1 (0.72%) HPUX
10 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.72%) SUSE
10 1 (0.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (39.57%) DevOps
2 42 (30.22%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (26.62%) Configuration Management
4 23 (16.55%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (14.39%) Migration
6 16 (11.51%) ITIL
7 11 (7.91%) ETL
8 10 (7.19%) Mentoring
9 8 (5.76%) High Availability
9 8 (5.76%) SOA
10 6 (4.32%) Data Migration
10 6 (4.32%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.60%) Data Architecture
11 5 (3.60%) ERP
11 5 (3.60%) Project Management
12 4 (2.88%) Functional Testing
12 4 (2.88%) Release Management
12 4 (2.88%) Scrum
12 4 (2.88%) Software Engineering
13 3 (2.16%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (23.74%) Python
2 32 (23.02%) Shell Script
3 12 (8.63%) SQL
4 11 (7.91%) Java
5 8 (5.76%) Perl
6 7 (5.04%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.60%) C#
8 4 (2.88%) VBScript
9 3 (2.16%) C
9 3 (2.16%) C++
10 2 (1.44%) PHP
10 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.44%) Ruby
10 2 (1.44%) Tcl
11 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.72%) Delphi
11 1 (0.72%) Jython
11 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (8.63%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (7.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (5.04%) CCNP
3 7 (5.04%) NCDA
3 7 (5.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (3.60%) CCNA
4 5 (3.60%) MCP
4 5 (3.60%) MCSA
4 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.88%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.44%) CEH
6 2 (1.44%) CISA
6 2 (1.44%) CISM
6 2 (1.44%) CISSP
6 2 (1.44%) CRISC
6 2 (1.44%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.44%) GIAC
6 2 (1.44%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.72%) VCAP
7 1 (0.72%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.19%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.44%) QA
2 2 (1.44%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (10.79%) vSphere
2 13 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.60%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.44%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.44%) Docker
4 2 (1.44%) KVM
4 2 (1.44%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.72%) NFS
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.72%) Postfix
5 1 (0.72%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.72%) qmail
5 1 (0.72%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.72%) Varnish
5 1 (0.72%) vCloud
5 1 (0.72%) Xen
5 1 (0.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 41 (29.50%) Ansible
2 8 (5.76%) Puppet
3 7 (5.04%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.44%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.44%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.44%) Nagios
4 2 (1.44%) Nessus
4 2 (1.44%) Netcool
5 1 (0.72%) Bacula
5 1 (0.72%) Graphite
5 1 (0.72%) Kibana
5 1 (0.72%) logstash
5 1 (0.72%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.72%) Salt
5 1 (0.72%) Scalr
5 1 (0.72%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (16.55%) VMware
2 19 (13.67%) Cisco
2 19 (13.67%) HP
3 16 (11.51%) CA
4 12 (8.63%) NetApp
5 11 (7.91%) Microsoft
6 10 (7.19%) Oracle
7 6 (4.32%) Hitachi
7 6 (4.32%) Intel
7 6 (4.32%) SAP
8 5 (3.60%) Dell
8 5 (3.60%) Informatica
9 4 (2.88%) AppDynamics
9 4 (2.88%) BMC
9 4 (2.88%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.88%) Splunk
10 3 (2.16%) ATG
10 3 (2.16%) Veritas
11 2 (1.44%) Ab Initio
11 2 (1.44%) Symantec
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