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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 45 37 73
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +36
Contract jobs citing IBM 79 103 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.42% 4.00% 2.19%
As % of the Vendors category 6.50% 7.71% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 62 25
Median daily rate £435 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £378 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £523 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.72 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -12.22%
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
1216 1336 1161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.62% 51.86% 46.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 710 531
Median daily rate £413 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.43% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 66 33
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.68 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £33.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 21 £525 +30.03% 2
Reading -19 20 £438 -2.77% 3
Wokingham - 12 £375 -
Slough +6 6 £375 -16.66%
Maidenhead +1 2 £470 - 1
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 74 (51.03%) Linux
2 57 (39.31%) DevOps
3 50 (34.48%) Unix
3 50 (34.48%) Middleware
4 46 (31.72%) Jenkins
5 43 (29.66%) Git (software)
6 42 (28.97%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (28.97%) Ansible
6 42 (28.97%) Configuration Management
7 41 (28.28%) Shell Script
8 34 (23.45%) Sonatype Nexus
8 34 (23.45%) Python
9 33 (22.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 33 (22.76%) JSON
10 31 (21.38%) WebSphere
10 31 (21.38%) Vagrant
11 30 (20.69%) Private Cloud
11 30 (20.69%) Tomcat
11 30 (20.69%) JMS
12 29 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
13 28 (19.31%) WebLogic
14 26 (17.93%) Windows
15 25 (17.24%) VMware
16 23 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (15.86%) HP
17 22 (15.17%) SAN
17 22 (15.17%) WebSphere Application Server
18 21 (14.48%) Windows Server
19 20 (13.79%) AIX
19 20 (13.79%) ITIL

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 31 (21.38%) WebSphere
2 30 (20.69%) Tomcat
3 28 (19.31%) WebLogic
4 22 (15.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (6.21%) Apache
6 6 (4.14%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (3.45%) Commerce Server
7 5 (3.45%) JBoss
8 4 (2.76%) OpenStack
9 3 (2.07%) CMS
9 3 (2.07%) SAS
10 2 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.69%) Confluence
11 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.69%) nginx
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (2.76%) MS Office
2 3 (2.07%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
3 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) SAP ERP
1 5 (3.45%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (2.76%) Fredhopper
3 3 (2.07%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (2.07%) Unica
4 1 (0.69%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.69%) Bluemix
3 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.69%) CloudBees
3 1 (0.69%) IaaS
3 1 (0.69%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.69%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (0.69%) Office 365
3 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.17%) SAN
2 18 (12.41%) Firewall
3 17 (11.72%) Fibre Channel
4 15 (10.34%) Ethernet
5 12 (8.28%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (7.59%) FCoE
7 10 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (4.14%) SSL
9 5 (3.45%) DNS
9 5 (3.45%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.76%) FTP
10 4 (2.76%) HTTP
11 3 (2.07%) LAN
11 3 (2.07%) VoIP
11 3 (2.07%) WAN
12 2 (1.38%) MPLS
12 2 (1.38%) PuTTY
12 2 (1.38%) SMS
13 1 (0.69%) Asterisk PBX
13 1 (0.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.59%) DB2
2 6 (4.14%) DataStage
2 6 (4.14%) IBM InfoSphere
2 6 (4.14%) MySQL
3 3 (2.07%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.69%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (31.72%) Jenkins
2 43 (29.66%) Git (software)
3 34 (23.45%) Sonatype Nexus
4 31 (21.38%) Vagrant
5 9 (6.21%) ClearCase
6 8 (5.52%) ClearQuest
6 8 (5.52%) Maven
6 8 (5.52%) Subversion
7 6 (4.14%) Selenium
8 4 (2.76%) Ant
8 4 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.38%) AppScan
10 2 (1.38%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.38%) JUnit
10 2 (1.38%) Metasploit
10 2 (1.38%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.38%) Toad
11 1 (0.69%) Introscope
11 1 (0.69%) Serena SBM
General
1 17 (11.72%) Retail
2 7 (4.83%) Finance
2 7 (4.83%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.76%) Marketing
4 2 (1.38%) Banking
4 2 (1.38%) Legal
5 1 (0.69%) Billing
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (24.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (22.07%) Architect
3 29 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (9.66%) Consultant
5 12 (8.28%) Support Engineer
6 11 (7.59%) WebSphere Engineer
7 10 (6.90%) Administrator
8 9 (6.21%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (6.21%) Test Architect
9 7 (4.83%) Analyst
9 7 (4.83%) Configuration Manager
9 7 (4.83%) Developer
9 7 (4.83%) NetApp Engineer
10 6 (4.14%) AIX Administrator
10 6 (4.14%) Data Architect
10 6 (4.14%) Data Migration Architect
10 6 (4.14%) DevOps Architect
10 6 (4.14%) Migration Architect
10 6 (4.14%) Test Automation Architect
10 6 (4.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (34.48%) Middleware
2 33 (22.76%) JSON
3 30 (20.69%) JMS
4 29 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
5 13 (8.97%) HTML
6 10 (6.90%) Ajax
7 9 (6.21%) CSS
7 9 (6.21%) XML
8 7 (4.83%) .NET
9 6 (4.14%) Web Services
10 5 (3.45%) SOAP
11 4 (2.76%) CGI
11 4 (2.76%) IBM Integration Bus
11 4 (2.76%) Worklight
12 3 (2.07%) ActiveMQ
12 3 (2.07%) jQuery
12 3 (2.07%) REST
12 3 (2.07%) Spring
13 2 (1.38%) Hibernate
13 2 (1.38%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.69%) Private Cloud
2 15 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 14 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.59%) FlexPod
5 10 (6.90%) Clustering
5 10 (6.90%) e-Health
6 7 (4.83%) Driving Licence
7 5 (3.45%) AS400
7 5 (3.45%) Data Conversion
7 5 (3.45%) Data Integration
7 5 (3.45%) iSeries
8 3 (2.07%) DataPower
8 3 (2.07%) FMCG
9 2 (1.38%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.38%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.38%) User Experience
10 1 (0.69%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.69%) Frameworx
10 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 74 (51.03%) Linux
2 50 (34.48%) Unix
3 33 (22.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (17.93%) Windows
5 21 (14.48%) Windows Server
6 20 (13.79%) AIX
7 10 (6.90%) Data ONTAP
8 9 (6.21%) Solaris
9 3 (2.07%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.69%) CentOS
11 1 (0.69%) Debian
11 1 (0.69%) Fedora
11 1 (0.69%) HPUX
11 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.69%) SUSE
11 1 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (39.31%) DevOps
2 42 (28.97%) Configuration Management
2 42 (28.97%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (13.79%) ITIL
5 19 (13.10%) Migration
6 11 (7.59%) Mentoring
7 10 (6.90%) SOA
8 8 (5.52%) E-Commerce
8 8 (5.52%) ETL
8 8 (5.52%) High Availability
9 7 (4.83%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (4.14%) Data Migration
11 5 (3.45%) Change Management
11 5 (3.45%) Data Architecture
11 5 (3.45%) ERP
11 5 (3.45%) Functional Testing
11 5 (3.45%) Project Management
12 4 (2.76%) Mobile First
13 3 (2.07%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 41 (28.28%) Shell Script
2 34 (23.45%) Python
3 18 (12.41%) SQL
4 13 (8.97%) Java
5 12 (8.28%) Perl
6 9 (6.21%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.45%) VBScript
8 4 (2.76%) C#
9 3 (2.07%) C
9 3 (2.07%) C++
10 2 (1.38%) PHP
10 2 (1.38%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.38%) Ruby
10 2 (1.38%) Tcl
10 2 (1.38%) VBA
11 1 (0.69%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.69%) COBOL
11 1 (0.69%) Jython
11 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (8.28%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (6.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (4.83%) CCNP
3 7 (4.83%) NCDA
3 7 (4.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (3.45%) CCNA
4 5 (3.45%) MCP
4 5 (3.45%) MCSA
4 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.38%) CEH
5 2 (1.38%) CISA
5 2 (1.38%) CISM
5 2 (1.38%) CISSP
5 2 (1.38%) CRISC
5 2 (1.38%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.38%) GIAC
5 2 (1.38%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) Degree
6 1 (0.69%) VCAP
6 1 (0.69%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.76%) QA
3 2 (1.38%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (11.03%) vSphere
2 15 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.07%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.07%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.38%) Docker
5 2 (1.38%) KVM
6 1 (0.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.69%) NFS
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.69%) Postfix
6 1 (0.69%) qmail
6 1 (0.69%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.69%) Varnish
6 1 (0.69%) vCloud
6 1 (0.69%) Xen
6 1 (0.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 42 (28.97%) Ansible
2 8 (5.52%) Puppet
3 7 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.38%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.38%) Nagios
5 2 (1.38%) Nessus
5 2 (1.38%) Netcool
5 2 (1.38%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.69%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.69%) Cacti
6 1 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.69%) logstash
6 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.69%) Scalr
6 1 (0.69%) SCCM
6 1 (0.69%) SCOM
6 1 (0.69%) WSUS
6 1 (0.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (17.24%) VMware
2 23 (15.86%) HP
3 18 (12.41%) Cisco
4 14 (9.66%) CA
4 14 (9.66%) Oracle
5 13 (8.97%) NetApp
6 11 (7.59%) Microsoft
7 7 (4.83%) Splunk
8 6 (4.14%) AppDynamics
8 6 (4.14%) Hitachi
8 6 (4.14%) Intel
9 5 (3.45%) Dell
9 5 (3.45%) Informatica
9 5 (3.45%) SAP
10 4 (2.76%) CommVault
10 4 (2.76%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.07%) ATG
11 3 (2.07%) BMC
11 3 (2.07%) Epiphany
11 3 (2.07%) Veritas
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