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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 66 46 83
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +37
Contract jobs citing IBM 54 90 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.17% 3.52% 1.67%
As % of the Vendors category 4.72% 7.38% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 48 25
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£475 £430 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +12.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £290 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -35.48%
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
1144 1220 1563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.96% 47.66% 51.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 455 552
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 49
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -20.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.85 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 -4 19 £534 +20.28% 5
Slough -5 10 £475 +5.55% 1
Bracknell 0 4 £330 +5.60% 1
Maidenhead -4 1 - -
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 38 (32.76%) WebSphere
2 37 (31.90%) Linux
3 35 (30.17%) SQL
3 35 (30.17%) Windows
4 31 (26.72%) Oracle
5 24 (20.69%) UNIX
6 23 (19.83%) iSeries
7 19 (16.38%) Finance
8 18 (15.52%) Tivoli
8 18 (15.52%) AIX
8 18 (15.52%) DB2
9 17 (14.66%) Solaris
9 17 (14.66%) Microsoft
10 16 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (12.93%) .NET
12 14 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (11.21%) WebSphere MQ
14 12 (10.34%) Red Hat
14 12 (10.34%) SQL Server
15 11 (9.48%) ITIL
15 11 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (9.48%) E-Commerce
15 11 (9.48%) TOGAF
16 10 (8.62%) Clustering
16 10 (8.62%) SAP
16 10 (8.62%) DataStage
16 10 (8.62%) SAN
16 10 (8.62%) Xen
16 10 (8.62%) Cobbler
17 9 (7.76%) Oracle Database

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 38 (32.76%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.17%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (5.17%) Apache
3 5 (4.31%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.45%) IIS
5 2 (1.72%) Commerce Server
5 2 (1.72%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.86%) PegaRULES
6 1 (0.86%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) MS Office
2 3 (2.59%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.72%) MS Project
4 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.45%) Maximo
3 2 (1.72%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.72%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.72%) Misys Midas
3 2 (1.72%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.72%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.86%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.86%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.86%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.62%) SAN
2 7 (6.03%) Internet
3 6 (5.17%) ATM
4 4 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (2.59%) Frame Relay
5 3 (2.59%) SNA
5 3 (2.59%) ISDN
5 3 (2.59%) LAN
5 3 (2.59%) WAN
5 3 (2.59%) SONET
5 3 (2.59%) APPN
6 2 (1.72%) IGRP
6 2 (1.72%) X.25
6 2 (1.72%) BGP
6 2 (1.72%) PPP
6 2 (1.72%) FDDI
6 2 (1.72%) SMDS
7 1 (0.86%) NAS
7 1 (0.86%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.52%) DB2
2 12 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.62%) DataStage
4 9 (7.76%) Oracle Database
4 9 (7.76%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.17%) SQLPlus
6 4 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.45%) QlikView
6 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.72%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.72%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.17%) MSI
2 4 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.72%) ERwin
3 2 (1.72%) Toad
3 2 (1.72%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.86%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (16.38%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Retail
3 4 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.59%) Legal
5 2 (1.72%) Electronics
5 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.72%) Marketing
6 1 (0.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (19.83%) Developer
2 13 (11.21%) Consultant
2 13 (11.21%) Architect
3 12 (10.34%) Analyst
4 9 (7.76%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (6.03%) WebSphere Developer
5 7 (6.03%) Administrator
5 7 (6.03%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.17%) Technical Project Manager
6 6 (5.17%) Technical Manager
7 5 (4.31%) Test Manager
8 4 (3.45%) Business Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) Development Manager
8 4 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (3.45%) Integration Engineer
9 3 (2.59%) Development Project Manager
9 3 (2.59%) Storage Administrator
9 3 (2.59%) Technical Leader
9 3 (2.59%) Technical Development Manager
9 3 (2.59%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.93%) .NET
2 13 (11.21%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (6.03%) HTML
3 7 (6.03%) Middleware
4 6 (5.17%) XML
5 5 (4.31%) CSS
6 4 (3.45%) JDBC
6 4 (3.45%) Web Services
6 4 (3.45%) MSMQ
6 4 (3.45%) Spring
7 2 (1.72%) EDI
7 2 (1.72%) Flash
7 2 (1.72%) Web Dynpro
7 2 (1.72%) SAP Smart Forms
7 2 (1.72%) BAPI
7 2 (1.72%) SAP XI
7 2 (1.72%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.86%) MDX
8 1 (0.86%) Java SE
8 1 (0.86%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.83%) iSeries
2 10 (8.62%) Clustering
3 8 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.03%) AS400
5 5 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.31%) DataPower
5 5 (4.31%) Mainframe
6 4 (3.45%) Open Source
6 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.45%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.59%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.72%) DTV
8 2 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.72%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.86%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 37 (31.90%) Linux
2 35 (30.17%) Windows
3 24 (20.69%) UNIX
4 18 (15.52%) AIX
5 17 (14.66%) Solaris
6 16 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.17%) Windows XP
7 6 (5.17%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (3.45%) zOS
9 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.86%) SUSE
9 1 (0.86%) HPUX
9 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (9.48%) ITIL
2 11 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (9.48%) E-Commerce
2 11 (9.48%) TOGAF
3 9 (7.76%) ETL
3 9 (7.76%) Migration
4 8 (6.90%) Data Management
5 6 (5.17%) High Availability
6 5 (4.31%) Analytics
6 5 (4.31%) Scrum
6 5 (4.31%) Workflow
7 4 (3.45%) Six Sigma
7 4 (3.45%) DSDM
7 4 (3.45%) Data Modelling
7 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (3.45%) Business Analysis
7 4 (3.45%) Automated Testing
7 4 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Modelling
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.17%) SQL
2 9 (7.76%) Shell Script
2 9 (7.76%) Java
3 7 (6.03%) Perl
4 6 (5.17%) AWK
4 6 (5.17%) Korn
4 6 (5.17%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.45%) RPG
5 4 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.45%) RPG IV
6 3 (2.59%) Python
6 3 (2.59%) C#
6 3 (2.59%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.72%) SAPscript
7 2 (1.72%) ABAP
7 2 (1.72%) C
7 2 (1.72%) RPG/400
8 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (7.76%) Degree
2 8 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.45%) IBM Certification
5 3 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.59%) CCIE
6 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.86%) RHCE
7 1 (0.86%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.86%) PMP
7 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.86%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.86%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (8.62%) Xen
2 4 (3.45%) NFS
2 4 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.72%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.86%) OCFS2
5 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.86%) XenServer
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.86%) Samba
5 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 18 (15.52%) Tivoli
2 10 (8.62%) Cobbler
3 9 (7.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (5.17%) Puppet
5 3 (2.59%) Nessus
6 1 (0.86%) nmon
6 1 (0.86%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.86%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.86%) Netcool
6 1 (0.86%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 31 (26.72%) Oracle
2 17 (14.66%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.34%) Red Hat
4 10 (8.62%) SAP
5 9 (7.76%) EMC
5 9 (7.76%) Cisco
6 7 (6.03%) HP
7 6 (5.17%) Sun
7 6 (5.17%) NetApp
7 6 (5.17%) VMware
8 4 (3.45%) Primavera
8 4 (3.45%) Lotus
8 4 (3.45%) Citrix
8 4 (3.45%) Business Objects
8 4 (3.45%) Brocade
9 3 (2.59%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.59%) Informatica
10 2 (1.72%) Siemens
10 2 (1.72%) ATG
10 2 (1.72%) Qualys
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