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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
South East / Berkshire
Rank 65 69 81
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs citing IBM 42 41 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.15% 1.70% 1.62%
As % of the Vendors category 4.14% 3.40% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 21
Median daily rate £500 £353 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.84% -6.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

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
1014 1205 1222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.81% 49.88% 48.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 574 628
Median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £511 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 72 24
Median hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +54.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +19 23 - - 2
Newbury +9 6 £375 -6.25%
Bracknell -1 4 £500 +185.71% 2
Slough +9 2 - - 1
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 52 (42.62%) Unix
2 51 (41.80%) Linux
3 45 (36.89%) Shell Script
4 39 (31.97%) NetApp
5 36 (29.51%) AIX
6 35 (28.69%) SAN
7 30 (24.59%) Solaris
8 29 (23.77%) Windows
9 26 (21.31%) SQL
10 25 (20.49%) Finance
11 24 (19.67%) Data Centre
12 22 (18.03%) Cisco
12 22 (18.03%) JSON
13 21 (17.21%) DB2
14 20 (16.39%) Mainframe
14 20 (16.39%) DevOps
15 19 (15.57%) Middleware
15 19 (15.57%) Law
16 18 (14.75%) Oracle
17 17 (13.93%) ITIL
17 17 (13.93%) EMC
17 17 (13.93%) VMware
17 17 (13.93%) Configuration Management
17 17 (13.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 17 (13.93%) IBM Mainframe
17 17 (13.93%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (13.93%) Performance Tuning
18 16 (13.11%) Telecoms
18 16 (13.11%) HTML

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 15 (12.30%) WebSphere
2 11 (9.02%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (8.20%) Apache
3 10 (8.20%) Commerce Server
3 10 (8.20%) IBM HTTP Server
3 10 (8.20%) Tomcat
4 8 (6.56%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.46%) SAS
6 2 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.82%) CMS
7 1 (0.82%) IIS
7 1 (0.82%) JBoss
7 1 (0.82%) Mule
7 1 (0.82%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) MS Office
2 3 (2.46%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (6.56%) Fredhopper
2 3 (2.46%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (2.46%) Unica
3 1 (0.82%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.82%) Maximo
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.64%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.82%) Bluemix
3 1 (0.82%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 35 (28.69%) SAN
2 9 (7.38%) LAN
3 6 (4.92%) Internet
4 3 (2.46%) Firewall
4 3 (2.46%) FTP
4 3 (2.46%) VoIP
4 3 (2.46%) WAN
5 2 (1.64%) DNS
5 2 (1.64%) MPLS
5 2 (1.64%) SMS
5 2 (1.64%) SSL
6 1 (0.82%) FCoE
6 1 (0.82%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.82%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.82%) VPN
6 1 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.21%) DB2
2 3 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.46%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (11.48%) Git (software)
1 14 (11.48%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.56%) ClearCase
2 8 (6.56%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (5.74%) ClearQuest
3 7 (5.74%) Maven
4 6 (4.92%) Vagrant
5 5 (4.10%) Ant
6 3 (2.46%) Selenium
6 3 (2.46%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.64%) JMeter
7 2 (1.64%) JUnit
7 2 (1.64%) Subversion
8 1 (0.82%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.82%) JBehave
8 1 (0.82%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.82%) Toad
General
1 25 (20.49%) Finance
2 19 (15.57%) Law
3 16 (13.11%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.38%) Marketing
5 6 (4.92%) Mandarin Language
5 6 (4.92%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.46%) Retail
7 2 (1.64%) Banking
8 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (13.93%) Architect
2 13 (10.66%) Consultant
3 12 (9.84%) Analyst
3 12 (9.84%) Storage Engineer
4 10 (8.20%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (8.20%) Storage Manager
5 8 (6.56%) Technical Leader
6 7 (5.74%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (4.92%) Business Manager
7 6 (4.92%) Developer
7 6 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.92%) Marketing Manager
7 6 (4.92%) Operations Analyst
7 6 (4.92%) Technical Operations Analyst
7 6 (4.92%) Test Architect
8 5 (4.10%) Administrator
9 4 (3.28%) ClearCase Consultant
9 4 (3.28%) Storage Architect
9 4 (3.28%) Storage Specialist
9 4 (3.28%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.03%) JSON
2 19 (15.57%) Middleware
3 16 (13.11%) HTML
4 13 (10.66%) Ajax
5 12 (9.84%) XML
6 11 (9.02%) CSS
7 10 (8.20%) Worklight
8 8 (6.56%) JMS
8 8 (6.56%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (5.74%) Oracle Fusion
10 6 (4.92%) J2EE
11 5 (4.10%) CGI
11 5 (4.10%) Spring
12 4 (3.28%) REST
12 4 (3.28%) RESTful
12 4 (3.28%) SOAP
13 3 (2.46%) ELK Stack
13 3 (2.46%) Web Services
14 2 (1.64%) .NET
14 2 (1.64%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.67%) Data Centre
2 20 (16.39%) Mainframe
3 17 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (13.93%) IBM Mainframe
4 15 (12.30%) EMC VNX
5 14 (11.48%) EMC VMAX
6 9 (7.38%) Private Cloud
7 6 (4.92%) Economics
8 3 (2.46%) AS400
8 3 (2.46%) iSeries
8 3 (2.46%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.64%) Clustering
10 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.82%) PMI
10 1 (0.82%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.82%) Replication
10 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (42.62%) Unix
2 51 (41.80%) Linux
3 36 (29.51%) AIX
4 30 (24.59%) Solaris
5 29 (23.77%) Windows
6 15 (12.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (4.92%) Apple iOS
7 6 (4.92%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.46%) Android
9 1 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.39%) DevOps
2 17 (13.93%) Configuration Management
2 17 (13.93%) ITIL
2 17 (13.93%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (11.48%) CRM
4 12 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (9.84%) E-Commerce
4 12 (9.84%) Mobile First
4 12 (9.84%) Process Improvement
5 11 (9.02%) Change Management
5 11 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (8.20%) Service Delivery
7 8 (6.56%) Budget Control
8 7 (5.74%) Case Management
8 7 (5.74%) Programme Management
9 6 (4.92%) Analytics
9 6 (4.92%) Business Development
9 6 (4.92%) Business Transformation
9 6 (4.92%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (4.92%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 45 (36.89%) Shell Script
2 26 (21.31%) SQL
3 11 (9.02%) Java
3 11 (9.02%) JavaScript
3 11 (9.02%) Python
4 8 (6.56%) Perl
5 2 (1.64%) VBA
5 2 (1.64%) VBScript
6 1 (0.82%) Assembly Language
6 1 (0.82%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.56%) Degree
2 6 (4.92%) MBA
3 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.82%) CISSP
5 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.82%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.82%) PMP
5 1 (0.82%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.82%) SANS
5 1 (0.82%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) QA
System Software
1 17 (13.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.46%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.64%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.64%) vSphere
4 1 (0.82%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (13.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 13 (10.66%) Tivoli
3 10 (8.20%) Ansible
4 5 (4.10%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (2.46%) Kibana
5 3 (2.46%) logstash
6 2 (1.64%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.82%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.82%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.82%) Netcool
7 1 (0.82%) QRadar
7 1 (0.82%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.82%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 39 (31.97%) NetApp
2 22 (18.03%) Cisco
3 18 (14.75%) Oracle
4 17 (13.93%) EMC
4 17 (13.93%) VMware
5 15 (12.30%) HP
6 11 (9.02%) Splunk
7 8 (6.56%) AppDynamics
8 7 (5.74%) Red Hat
8 7 (5.74%) TIBCO
9 6 (4.92%) Google
10 4 (3.28%) Microsoft
10 4 (3.28%) Veritas
11 3 (2.46%) Alterian
11 3 (2.46%) CommVault
11 3 (2.46%) Epiphany
11 3 (2.46%) SAP
12 2 (1.64%) Brocade
12 2 (1.64%) Ericsson
12 2 (1.64%) ServiceNow
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