The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 18 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing IBM 18 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 6.69% 3.29% 4.19%
As % of the Vendors category 12.24% 5.85% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 9
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£475 £284 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.48% -33.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £27.49
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -27.24%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Vendors Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
147 171 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 54.65% 56.25% 56.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 69 39
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 6
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.25 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £27.88 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Bracknell region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Bracknell region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 16 (44.44%) Linux
1 16 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 15 (41.67%) DB2
3 14 (38.89%) SQL
4 13 (36.11%) Apache
4 13 (36.11%) VMware
5 12 (33.33%) DNS
6 11 (30.56%) SAN
6 11 (30.56%) Windows
6 11 (30.56%) AIX
7 10 (27.78%) Java
7 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 10 (27.78%) HP
7 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (25.00%) HTTP
8 9 (25.00%) UNIX
8 9 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (22.22%) IBM HTTP Server
9 8 (22.22%) Retail
9 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
9 8 (22.22%) Oracle
9 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
9 8 (22.22%) vSphere
9 8 (22.22%) Worklight
9 8 (22.22%) AppDynamics
10 7 (19.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 7 (19.44%) Adobe
10 7 (19.44%) XML
10 7 (19.44%) Python
11 6 (16.67%) HTML

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 16 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 13 (36.11%) Apache
3 9 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (22.22%) IBM HTTP Server
5 7 (19.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (16.67%) IIS
7 4 (11.11%) Commerce Server
8 3 (8.33%) MQSeries
9 1 (2.78%) GlassFish
9 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
9 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
9 1 (2.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) DNS
2 11 (30.56%) SAN
3 9 (25.00%) HTTP
4 6 (16.67%) SSL
4 6 (16.67%) LAN
4 6 (16.67%) WAN
4 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 6 (16.67%) Internet
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (8.33%) NetScaler
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (8.33%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (8.33%) Network Security
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (8.33%) Firewall
5 3 (8.33%) IPsec
5 3 (8.33%) APPN
5 3 (8.33%) BGP
5 3 (8.33%) VLAN
5 3 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) DB2
2 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.33%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.56%) Data Mart
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Introscope
2 3 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (8.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) Ant
General
1 8 (22.22%) Retail
2 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) WebSphere Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Storage Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Server Support
6 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) Worklight
2 7 (19.44%) XML
3 6 (16.67%) HTML
3 6 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (13.89%) J2EE
5 3 (8.33%) Regular Expression
5 3 (8.33%) APPC
5 3 (8.33%) Ajax
5 3 (8.33%) Flash
5 3 (8.33%) CSS
6 2 (5.56%) JSON
7 1 (2.78%) YAML
7 1 (2.78%) jQuery
7 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.78%) Spring
7 1 (2.78%) JSF
7 1 (2.78%) Struts
7 1 (2.78%) Web Services
7 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) iSeries
2 3 (8.33%) AS400
3 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.78%) Open Source
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
4 1 (2.78%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Linux
2 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) AIX
3 9 (25.00%) UNIX
4 6 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (13.89%) SUSE
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (8.33%) i5/OS
6 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.33%) OS/400
6 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 6 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (13.89%) Change Management
4 4 (11.11%) B2B
4 4 (11.11%) Migration
4 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.33%) System Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Operations Management
5 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Project Management
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL
6 2 (5.56%) B2C
6 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.56%) Information Management
6 2 (5.56%) Analytics
7 1 (2.78%) Line Management
7 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) SQL
2 10 (27.78%) Java
3 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 7 (19.44%) Python
5 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 6 (16.67%) Perl
5 6 (16.67%) Jython
6 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (8.33%) Korn
6 3 (8.33%) C
6 3 (8.33%) COBOL
6 3 (8.33%) RPG
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) IBM Certification
2 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (22.22%) vSphere
3 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.33%) PowerHA
4 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (8.33%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) HP Data Protector
1 5 (13.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (8.33%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (8.33%) vMotion
2 3 (8.33%) HP SIM
2 3 (8.33%) Tivoli
2 3 (8.33%) Tivoli NetView
3 2 (5.56%) yum
4 1 (2.78%) Ansible
4 1 (2.78%) Puppet
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) VMware
2 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.78%) HP
3 8 (22.22%) Oracle
3 8 (22.22%) AppDynamics
4 7 (19.44%) Adobe
5 6 (16.67%) EMC
6 5 (13.89%) Dell
7 4 (11.11%) Cisco
7 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 3 (8.33%) Splunk
8 3 (8.33%) NetIQ
8 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
8 3 (8.33%) Citrix
8 3 (8.33%) CA
9 2 (5.56%) Cognos
9 2 (5.56%) SAP
9 2 (5.56%) Business Objects
9 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
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