The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bracknell region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 18 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing IBM 11 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 5.53% 5.93% 5.59%
As % of the Vendors category 9.65% 10.79% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.15 £25.59 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+37.35% -20.65%
Vendors Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
114 139 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 57.29% 54.94% 58.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 42 33
Average daily rate £306 £313 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £161 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £462 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.30% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £14.00 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £150.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
IBM
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 July 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 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Tivoli
3 8 (44.44%) Linux
3 8 (44.44%) UNIX
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) Solaris
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle
5 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
6 5 (27.78%) Xen
6 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
6 5 (27.78%) Puppet
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (27.78%) Cobbler
6 5 (27.78%) Korn
6 5 (27.78%) AWK
6 5 (27.78%) Perl
6 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) Sun
6 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
6 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
6 5 (27.78%) SQLPlus
6 5 (27.78%) MSI
7 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (16.67%) DB2
8 3 (16.67%) HTML
8 3 (16.67%) Java
8 3 (16.67%) CSS

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQLPlus
2 3 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MSI
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Applications Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
1 3 (16.67%) CSS
1 3 (16.67%) JDBC
1 3 (16.67%) Spring
2 2 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) UNIX
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Solaris
4 5 (27.78%) Windows XP
4 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (11.11%) AIX
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Fault Management
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
2 5 (27.78%) AWK
2 5 (27.78%) Korn
2 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
2 5 (27.78%) Perl
3 3 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Xen
2 2 (11.11%) NFS
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Tivoli
2 5 (27.78%) Puppet
2 5 (27.78%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Sun
2 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) EMC
3 2 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (5.56%) VMware