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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 44 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing IBM 91 74 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.71% 3.03% 2.93%
As % of the Vendors category 7.16% 6.06% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 36 36
Average daily rate
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£450 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £284 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +33.80%
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
1271 1221 1172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.79% 50.04% 49.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 540 447
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £203 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 34 48
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £9.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +26 50 £450 -2.70% 2
Bracknell +1 22 £404 +3.52% 2
Maidenhead +1 3 £450 +12.50% 1
Slough -3 3 - - 1
Newbury - 2 - - 1
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 61 (42.96%) WebSphere
2 51 (35.92%) DB2
3 42 (29.58%) Java
4 37 (26.06%) SQL
5 36 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (24.65%) DataPower
7 34 (23.94%) AIX
8 32 (22.54%) XML
9 31 (21.83%) UNIX
9 31 (21.83%) Analytical Skills
10 30 (21.13%) Windows
11 28 (19.72%) WebSphere MQ
12 27 (19.01%) Linux
13 26 (18.31%) HP
14 23 (16.20%) VMware
15 21 (14.79%) Microsoft
15 21 (14.79%) JMS
16 20 (14.08%) WebSphere Application Server
16 20 (14.08%) Oracle
16 20 (14.08%) Middleware
17 19 (13.38%) Ab Initio
17 19 (13.38%) High Availability
18 18 (12.68%) Finance
18 18 (12.68%) HTTP
18 18 (12.68%) HTML
18 18 (12.68%) E-Commerce
19 17 (11.97%) JavaScript
20 16 (11.27%) Solaris
20 16 (11.27%) Configuration Management
20 16 (11.27%) Shell Script

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 61 (42.96%) WebSphere
2 20 (14.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (8.45%) Apache
4 8 (5.63%) IBM HTTP Server
5 7 (4.93%) Commerce Server
6 6 (4.23%) MQSeries
6 6 (4.23%) IIS
6 6 (4.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (2.11%) Node.js
8 2 (1.41%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (1.41%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.41%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.41%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.70%) JBoss
9 1 (0.70%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.11%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.41%) MS Project
4 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Fredhopper
2 2 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.41%) Maximo
3 1 (0.70%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.70%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.70%) Unica
3 1 (0.70%) Unica Affinium
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.82%) Mimecast
2 3 (2.11%) SaaS
3 2 (1.41%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.68%) HTTP
2 14 (9.86%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.04%) SAN
4 9 (6.34%) SSL
5 7 (4.93%) Firewall
6 5 (3.52%) DNS
6 5 (3.52%) LAN
6 5 (3.52%) WAN
7 4 (2.82%) VPN
8 3 (2.11%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.41%) DHCP
9 2 (1.41%) Internet
10 1 (0.70%) 3G
10 1 (0.70%) DMZ
10 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.70%) IPsec
10 1 (0.70%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.70%) SMS
10 1 (0.70%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (35.92%) DB2
2 16 (11.27%) Big Data
3 12 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (6.34%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (4.93%) SAP BW
5 7 (4.93%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.52%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.52%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (3.52%) SAP HANA
6 5 (3.52%) DbVisualizer
7 3 (2.11%) DataStage
7 3 (2.11%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.11%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.11%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (1.41%) SAP BI
8 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.41%) Data Mart
8 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (4.23%) LoadRunner
2 5 (3.52%) HP UFT
3 4 (2.82%) Subversion
4 3 (2.11%) ClearQuest
4 3 (2.11%) ClearCase
4 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.41%) Introscope
5 2 (1.41%) Xcode
6 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.70%) Toad
6 1 (0.70%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.70%) Maven
6 1 (0.70%) Selenium
6 1 (0.70%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.70%) Hudson
6 1 (0.70%) Apache Continuum
6 1 (0.70%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.70%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (12.68%) Finance
2 9 (6.34%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.34%) Retail
3 3 (2.11%) Billing
3 3 (2.11%) Marketing
4 2 (1.41%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (24.65%) Developer
2 17 (11.97%) Architect
3 16 (11.27%) Analyst
4 13 (9.15%) Consultant
5 10 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (6.34%) Team Leader
7 8 (5.63%) Development Team Leader
7 8 (5.63%) Ab Initio Developer
7 8 (5.63%) Technical Architect
7 8 (5.63%) Designer
8 7 (4.93%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
8 7 (4.93%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.93%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.93%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.23%) WebSphere Developer
10 5 (3.52%) Java Developer
11 4 (2.82%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (2.82%) Administrator
11 4 (2.82%) Security Consultant
11 4 (2.82%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (22.54%) XML
2 28 (19.72%) WebSphere MQ
3 21 (14.79%) JMS
4 20 (14.08%) Middleware
5 18 (12.68%) HTML
6 12 (8.45%) SOAP
7 11 (7.75%) WSDL
7 11 (7.75%) CSS
8 9 (6.34%) J2EE
8 9 (6.34%) Ajax
9 7 (4.93%) Worklight
10 6 (4.23%) Spring
11 5 (3.52%) JSF
11 5 (3.52%) Java EE
11 5 (3.52%) JSON
11 5 (3.52%) Hibernate
11 5 (3.52%) Flash
12 4 (2.82%) XHTML
12 4 (2.82%) Spring MVC
12 4 (2.82%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 35 (24.65%) DataPower
2 31 (21.83%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.86%) Management Information System
4 10 (7.04%) Clustering
4 10 (7.04%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.23%) HP Storage
6 5 (3.52%) iSeries
6 5 (3.52%) Data Integration
7 4 (2.82%) AS400
7 4 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.11%) Reference Data
8 3 (2.11%) EqualLogic
8 3 (2.11%) Frameworx
8 3 (2.11%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.41%) User Experience
9 2 (1.41%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.41%) Statistics
9 2 (1.41%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.41%) W3C
10 1 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (23.94%) AIX
2 31 (21.83%) UNIX
3 30 (21.13%) Windows
4 27 (19.01%) Linux
5 16 (11.27%) Solaris
6 8 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.41%) SUSE
10 1 (0.70%) Android
10 1 (0.70%) HPUX
10 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (13.38%) High Availability
3 18 (12.68%) E-Commerce
4 16 (11.27%) Configuration Management
5 15 (10.56%) Low Latency
6 14 (9.86%) ETL
7 12 (8.45%) ITIL
8 10 (7.04%) Migration
9 9 (6.34%) Data Management
9 9 (6.34%) TOGAF
9 9 (6.34%) UML
10 8 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (4.93%) Automated Testing
11 7 (4.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (4.93%) Regression Testing
11 7 (4.93%) Mentoring
12 6 (4.23%) Analytics
12 6 (4.23%) OO
12 6 (4.23%) B2B
12 6 (4.23%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (29.58%) Java
2 37 (26.06%) SQL
3 17 (11.97%) JavaScript
4 16 (11.27%) Shell Script
5 7 (4.93%) ABAP
6 5 (3.52%) Python
7 4 (2.82%) Jython
8 3 (2.11%) Korn
8 3 (2.11%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.41%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.41%) C#
9 2 (1.41%) SAPscript
9 2 (1.41%) Perl
10 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.70%) RPG
10 1 (0.70%) C++
10 1 (0.70%) COBOL
10 1 (0.70%) RPG/400
10 1 (0.70%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 9 (6.34%) IBM Certification
2 6 (4.23%) Degree
3 4 (2.82%) ISEB
3 4 (2.82%) CISSP
3 4 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.11%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.41%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) ACCA
6 1 (0.70%) CIMA
6 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 15 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.34%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.52%) XenServer
3 5 (3.52%) vSphere
4 2 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (8.45%) Tivoli
2 8 (5.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (4.93%) Netcool
4 5 (3.52%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (2.11%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 2 (1.41%) yum
6 2 (1.41%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.41%) vMotion
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.70%) OpenView
7 1 (0.70%) Puppet
7 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.70%) Ansible
7 1 (0.70%) HP NNM
7 1 (0.70%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 26 (18.31%) HP
2 23 (16.20%) VMware
3 21 (14.79%) Microsoft
4 20 (14.08%) Oracle
5 19 (13.38%) Ab Initio
6 15 (10.56%) Dell
7 14 (9.86%) SAP
8 9 (6.34%) Business Objects
9 8 (5.63%) Adobe
9 8 (5.63%) Symantec
10 7 (4.93%) NetApp
10 7 (4.93%) Cisco
11 6 (4.23%) Citrix
11 6 (4.23%) EMC
11 6 (4.23%) AppDynamics
12 5 (3.52%) 3PAR
12 5 (3.52%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.82%) Cognos
13 4 (2.82%) Veeam
13 4 (2.82%) Zerto
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