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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 27 29 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Contract jobs citing IBM 4 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.86% 2.26% 7.63%
As % of the Vendors category 3.64% 4.69% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£330 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+77.21% -36.29%
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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
110 128 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 51.16% 48.30% 62.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 35 31
Average daily rate £313 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £222 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -57.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 28 August 2014, 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 13 (61.90%) Tivoli
2 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 9 (42.86%) UNIX
3 9 (42.86%) Linux
4 8 (38.10%) SQL
5 7 (33.33%) Solaris
6 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
7 5 (23.81%) SQLPlus
7 5 (23.81%) MSI
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 5 (23.81%) Sun
7 5 (23.81%) EMC
7 5 (23.81%) SAN
7 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
7 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
7 5 (23.81%) Perl
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle
7 5 (23.81%) AWK
7 5 (23.81%) Korn
7 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
7 5 (23.81%) Xen
7 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
7 5 (23.81%) Puppet
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (23.81%) Cobbler
8 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
9 3 (14.29%) AIX
9 3 (14.29%) CSS

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
2 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQLPlus
2 3 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MSI
General
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Storage Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.76%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Backup Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) CSS
1 3 (14.29%) JDBC
1 3 (14.29%) Spring
2 2 (9.52%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) UNIX
2 9 (42.86%) Linux
3 7 (33.33%) Solaris
4 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
4 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (14.29%) AIX
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Fault Management
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 5 (23.81%) AWK
3 5 (23.81%) Korn
3 5 (23.81%) Bash Shell
3 5 (23.81%) Perl
4 3 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Xen
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (61.90%) Tivoli
2 5 (23.81%) Puppet
2 5 (23.81%) Cobbler
3 3 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
1 5 (23.81%) Sun
1 5 (23.81%) EMC
1 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
2 3 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) NetApp