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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 45 67 69
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +2
Contract jobs citing IBM 70 47 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.50% 1.84% 2.38%
As % of the Vendors category 6.88% 3.78% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 36
Median daily rate £413 £438 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +12.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £288 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £20.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
1018 1243 1288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.95% 48.78% 48.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 610 677
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 86 31
Median hourly rate £22.50 £28.75 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +49.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.31 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Reading +30 46 £425 -2.85% 2
Bracknell +5 10 £500 +185.71% 2
Newbury +10 6 £375 -6.25%
Maidenhead +3 1 £400 - 1
Wokingham - 1 - - 1
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 57 (39.86%) Unix
2 54 (37.76%) Linux
3 48 (33.57%) Shell Script
4 41 (28.67%) NetApp
5 39 (27.27%) SAN
6 34 (23.78%) AIX
7 31 (21.68%) Solaris
8 30 (20.98%) Windows
9 29 (20.28%) DevOps
10 28 (19.58%) Finance
11 27 (18.88%) Configuration Management
12 26 (18.18%) SQL
12 26 (18.18%) JSON
13 25 (17.48%) Data Centre
14 24 (16.78%) Cisco
14 24 (16.78%) Middleware
15 23 (16.08%) Jenkins
16 22 (15.38%) Git (software)
17 20 (13.99%) Oracle
18 19 (13.29%) DB2
18 19 (13.29%) ITIL
18 19 (13.29%) HP
18 19 (13.29%) Mainframe
18 19 (13.29%) Law
18 19 (13.29%) VMware
18 19 (13.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 19 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
19 18 (12.59%) HTML
19 18 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (11.89%) Ansible

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 16 (11.19%) WebSphere
2 14 (9.79%) Tomcat
3 12 (8.39%) WebLogic
4 11 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (6.99%) Apache
5 10 (6.99%) Commerce Server
5 10 (6.99%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (2.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.10%) SAS
7 2 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.40%) JBoss
8 1 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.70%) CMS
8 1 (0.70%) IIS
8 1 (0.70%) Mule
8 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (3.50%) MS Office
2 3 (2.10%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (5.59%) Fredhopper
2 3 (2.10%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (2.10%) Unica
3 1 (0.70%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.70%) Maximo
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.40%) Bluemix
1 2 (1.40%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.70%) IaaS
2 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (27.27%) SAN
2 9 (6.29%) LAN
3 6 (4.20%) Internet
4 5 (3.50%) Firewall
5 3 (2.10%) FCoE
5 3 (2.10%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (2.10%) FTP
5 3 (2.10%) VoIP
5 3 (2.10%) WAN
6 2 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.40%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (1.40%) DNS
6 2 (1.40%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.40%) MPLS
6 2 (1.40%) PuTTY
6 2 (1.40%) SMS
6 2 (1.40%) SSL
7 1 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.29%) DB2
2 1 (0.70%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.70%) MySQL
2 1 (0.70%) Neo4j
2 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.70%) Redis
2 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (16.08%) Jenkins
2 22 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 12 (8.39%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (6.99%) ClearCase
4 10 (6.99%) Vagrant
5 9 (6.29%) ClearQuest
6 8 (5.59%) Maven
7 6 (4.20%) Selenium
7 6 (4.20%) Subversion
8 5 (3.50%) Ant
9 4 (2.80%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.10%) JUnit
10 3 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.40%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.40%) JMeter
11 2 (1.40%) Toad
12 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.70%) JBehave
12 1 (0.70%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 28 (19.58%) Finance
2 19 (13.29%) Law
3 16 (11.19%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.99%) Marketing
5 6 (4.20%) Mandarin Language
5 6 (4.20%) Spanish Language
6 5 (3.50%) Retail
7 2 (1.40%) Banking
8 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (18.18%) Architect
2 16 (11.19%) Consultant
3 14 (9.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (8.39%) Analyst
4 12 (8.39%) Storage Engineer
5 10 (6.99%) Storage Manager
6 9 (6.29%) Technical Leader
6 9 (6.29%) Test Architect
7 8 (5.59%) Developer
8 7 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.90%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (4.20%) Business Manager
9 6 (4.20%) Configuration Manager
9 6 (4.20%) DevOps Architect
9 6 (4.20%) Marketing Manager
9 6 (4.20%) Operations Analyst
9 6 (4.20%) Technical Operations Analyst
9 6 (4.20%) Test Automation Architect
9 6 (4.20%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.18%) JSON
2 24 (16.78%) Middleware
3 18 (12.59%) HTML
4 15 (10.49%) Ajax
5 13 (9.09%) XML
6 12 (8.39%) CSS
6 12 (8.39%) JMS
6 12 (8.39%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (6.99%) Worklight
8 7 (4.90%) J2EE
8 7 (4.90%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (4.20%) CGI
9 6 (4.20%) Spring
10 5 (3.50%) REST
10 5 (3.50%) SOAP
11 4 (2.80%) .NET
11 4 (2.80%) RESTful
12 3 (2.10%) Apache Camel
12 3 (2.10%) ELK Stack
12 3 (2.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.48%) Data Centre
2 19 (13.29%) Mainframe
3 18 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (11.89%) IBM Mainframe
5 15 (10.49%) EMC VNX
6 14 (9.79%) EMC VMAX
7 12 (8.39%) Private Cloud
8 6 (4.20%) Economics
9 3 (2.10%) AS400
9 3 (2.10%) iSeries
9 3 (2.10%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.40%) Clustering
10 2 (1.40%) e-Health
10 2 (1.40%) FlexPod
10 2 (1.40%) User Experience
11 1 (0.70%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.70%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 57 (39.86%) Unix
2 54 (37.76%) Linux
3 34 (23.78%) AIX
4 31 (21.68%) Solaris
5 30 (20.98%) Windows
6 19 (13.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (5.59%) Windows Server
8 6 (4.20%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.10%) Android
10 2 (1.40%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.28%) DevOps
2 27 (18.88%) Configuration Management
3 19 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (13.29%) ITIL
4 17 (11.89%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (11.89%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (9.79%) CRM
5 14 (9.79%) E-Commerce
6 12 (8.39%) Mobile First
6 12 (8.39%) Process Improvement
7 11 (7.69%) Change Management
8 9 (6.29%) Mentoring
8 9 (6.29%) Service Delivery
9 8 (5.59%) Budget Control
9 8 (5.59%) SOA
10 7 (4.90%) Business Analysis
10 7 (4.90%) Case Management
11 6 (4.20%) Analytics
11 6 (4.20%) Business Development
11 6 (4.20%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 48 (33.57%) Shell Script
2 26 (18.18%) SQL
3 16 (11.19%) Python
4 14 (9.79%) Java
5 12 (8.39%) JavaScript
6 10 (6.99%) Perl
7 4 (2.80%) VBScript
8 2 (1.40%) Tcl
8 2 (1.40%) VBA
9 1 (0.70%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.70%) COBOL
9 1 (0.70%) PHP
9 1 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (4.90%) Degree
2 6 (4.20%) MBA
3 4 (2.80%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.10%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.70%) CCNP
6 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.70%) CISSP
6 1 (0.70%) NCDA
6 1 (0.70%) SANS
6 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.59%) QA
2 2 (1.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (11.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.80%) vSphere
3 2 (1.40%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.40%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (11.89%) Ansible
1 17 (11.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 12 (8.39%) Tivoli
3 6 (4.20%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.80%) Puppet
5 3 (2.10%) Kibana
5 3 (2.10%) logstash
5 3 (2.10%) Netcool
6 2 (1.40%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.70%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.70%) QRadar
7 1 (0.70%) RSA enVision
7 1 (0.70%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 41 (28.67%) NetApp
2 24 (16.78%) Cisco
3 20 (13.99%) Oracle
4 19 (13.29%) HP
4 19 (13.29%) VMware
5 17 (11.89%) EMC
6 11 (7.69%) Splunk
7 8 (5.59%) AppDynamics
8 7 (4.90%) Red Hat
8 7 (4.90%) TIBCO
9 6 (4.20%) Google
10 5 (3.50%) CA
11 4 (2.80%) Veritas
12 3 (2.10%) Alterian
12 3 (2.10%) BMC
12 3 (2.10%) CommVault
12 3 (2.10%) Epiphany
12 3 (2.10%) Microsoft
13 2 (1.40%) Brocade
13 2 (1.40%) ServiceNow
Bracknell, Berkshire
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