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 3 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 18 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing IBM 21 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 7.17% 2.28% 2.32%
As % of the Vendors category 14.00% 4.35% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£404 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.34% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £330 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £370 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £21.73
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +61.06%
IBM
Berkshire

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
150 115 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 51.19% 52.51% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 68 34
Average daily rate £375 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 9
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 3 September 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 27 (61.36%) WebSphere
2 20 (45.45%) Java
3 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 16 (36.36%) HTML
3 16 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 15 (34.09%) Oracle
4 15 (34.09%) DB2
4 15 (34.09%) XML
5 14 (31.82%) Linux
6 13 (29.55%) SQL
7 12 (27.27%) UNIX
7 12 (27.27%) Adobe
8 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (25.00%) AIX
8 11 (25.00%) Apache
8 11 (25.00%) CSS
9 10 (22.73%) Open Source
10 9 (20.45%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (20.45%) Ajax
11 8 (18.18%) User Experience
11 8 (18.18%) Retail
11 8 (18.18%) VMware
12 7 (15.91%) TIBCO
12 7 (15.91%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (15.91%) J2EE
12 7 (15.91%) B2B
12 7 (15.91%) HP
12 7 (15.91%) Marketing
12 7 (15.91%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 27 (61.36%) WebSphere
2 11 (25.00%) Apache
3 7 (15.91%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (13.64%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (11.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (11.36%) MQSeries
5 5 (11.36%) Commerce Server
6 4 (9.09%) Node.js
7 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (6.82%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (2.27%) JBoss
9 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
9 1 (2.27%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.27%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Internet
2 2 (4.55%) Unified Communications
2 2 (4.55%) SSL
2 2 (4.55%) SAN
2 2 (4.55%) HTTP
2 2 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) SNMP
3 1 (2.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) DB2
2 5 (11.36%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (6.82%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.55%) Data Mart
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) HP UFT
1 5 (11.36%) LoadRunner
1 5 (11.36%) Subversion
2 3 (6.82%) Xcode
3 1 (2.27%) Ant
3 1 (2.27%) PVCS
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (18.18%) Retail
2 7 (15.91%) Marketing
3 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.82%) Billing
5 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Architect
3 7 (15.91%) Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Test Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Network Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Server Support
8 2 (4.55%) Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Server Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) UNIX Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Server Support Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) UNIX Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) IT Architect
8 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) HTML
2 15 (34.09%) XML
3 11 (25.00%) CSS
4 9 (20.45%) Ajax
5 7 (15.91%) J2EE
5 7 (15.91%) WebCenter
6 5 (11.36%) jQuery
6 5 (11.36%) Flash
7 4 (9.09%) XHTML
7 4 (9.09%) JSON
7 4 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (9.09%) HTML5
7 4 (9.09%) CSS3
8 3 (6.82%) Worklight
8 3 (6.82%) Lucene
8 3 (6.82%) Spring
8 3 (6.82%) Middleware
9 2 (4.55%) JDBC
10 1 (2.27%) Struts
10 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) User Experience
2 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) W3C
4 2 (4.55%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.55%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.55%) Frameworx
4 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.27%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Linux
2 12 (27.27%) UNIX
3 11 (25.00%) AIX
4 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (11.36%) Windows
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.55%) SUSE
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.73%) Open Source
4 9 (20.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (15.91%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (15.91%) DevOps
5 7 (15.91%) B2B
6 6 (13.64%) B2C
6 6 (13.64%) Analytics
7 5 (11.36%) Automated Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.36%) System Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Regression Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (6.82%) Web Analytics
9 3 (6.82%) Service Management
10 2 (4.55%) Change Management
10 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.55%) ITIL
10 2 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) Java
2 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 13 (29.55%) SQL
4 6 (13.64%) Shell Script
5 4 (9.09%) Jython
5 4 (9.09%) Korn
5 4 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.82%) Objective-C
6 3 (6.82%) Python
7 1 (2.27%) VB
7 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) ISEB
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
1 3 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) vSphere
3 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) Samba
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.27%) Xen
4 1 (2.27%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Netcool
2 4 (9.09%) Tivoli
3 3 (6.82%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 2 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (4.55%) yum
4 2 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.27%) Puppet
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.27%) Ansible
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Oracle
2 12 (27.27%) Adobe
3 8 (18.18%) VMware
4 7 (15.91%) TIBCO
4 7 (15.91%) HP
4 7 (15.91%) Sitecore
5 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
6 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.09%) EMC
7 3 (6.82%) BMC
7 3 (6.82%) Remedy
7 3 (6.82%) Infovista
7 3 (6.82%) Pega
7 3 (6.82%) Amdocs
7 3 (6.82%) Sencha
8 2 (4.55%) AppDynamics
8 2 (4.55%) Dell
8 2 (4.55%) SAP
8 2 (4.55%) Cognos
9 1 (2.27%) Serena