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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 12 13 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing IBM 23 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 10.04% 7.66% 6.17%
As % of the Vendors category 18.55% 14.05% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 15
Average daily rate
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£475 £390 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.79% -8.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -
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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
124 121 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 54.15% 54.50% 59.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 52 48
Average daily rate £400 £320 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.19% -6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 6
Average hourly rate £39.00 £11.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+246.66% -43.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 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 21 (56.76%) WebSphere
2 15 (40.54%) Java
2 15 (40.54%) DB2
2 15 (40.54%) Linux
3 13 (35.14%) SQL
3 13 (35.14%) E-Commerce
4 12 (32.43%) Apache
5 11 (29.73%) UNIX
5 11 (29.73%) HP
6 10 (27.03%) VMware
6 10 (27.03%) IBM HTTP Server
6 10 (27.03%) Retail
6 10 (27.03%) Shell Script
6 10 (27.03%) HTTP
6 10 (27.03%) XML
7 9 (24.32%) Windows
7 9 (24.32%) AIX
7 9 (24.32%) Python
7 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
7 9 (24.32%) HTML
7 9 (24.32%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (24.32%) DNS
7 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
7 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (24.32%) Worklight
8 8 (21.62%) AppDynamics
8 8 (21.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 8 (21.62%) Adobe
8 8 (21.62%) SSL
8 8 (21.62%) Jython

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 21 (56.76%) WebSphere
2 12 (32.43%) Apache
3 10 (27.03%) IBM HTTP Server
4 9 (24.32%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (21.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (13.51%) MQSeries
7 4 (10.81%) Commerce Server
8 3 (8.11%) IIS
9 2 (5.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (2.70%) Node.js
10 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
10 1 (2.70%) GlassFish
10 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
10 1 (2.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) HTTP
2 9 (24.32%) DNS
3 8 (21.62%) SSL
4 7 (18.92%) SAN
5 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
5 5 (13.51%) LAN
5 5 (13.51%) WAN
6 3 (8.11%) Internet
6 3 (8.11%) DHCP
7 2 (5.41%) FTP
7 2 (5.41%) VPN
7 2 (5.41%) SNA
7 2 (5.41%) APPN
7 2 (5.41%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.70%) FCoE
8 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) DB2
2 5 (13.51%) DbVisualizer
3 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.41%) Data Mart
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Introscope
2 5 (13.51%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (13.51%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.41%) Subversion
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) Ant
General
1 10 (27.03%) Retail
2 5 (13.51%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) WebSphere Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Server Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) IT Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) UNIX Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Server Support
7 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) XML
2 9 (24.32%) HTML
2 9 (24.32%) Worklight
3 7 (18.92%) J2EE
4 6 (16.22%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (13.51%) Flash
6 4 (10.81%) CSS
6 4 (10.81%) Ajax
7 3 (8.11%) JSON
8 2 (5.41%) Middleware
8 2 (5.41%) APPC
8 2 (5.41%) jQuery
9 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (2.70%) CSS3
9 1 (2.70%) HTML5
9 1 (2.70%) YAML
9 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.70%) Spring
9 1 (2.70%) JSF
9 1 (2.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) AS400
2 2 (5.41%) iSeries
2 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.41%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.41%) Frameworx
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Linux
2 11 (29.73%) UNIX
3 9 (24.32%) Windows
3 9 (24.32%) AIX
4 6 (16.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.41%) OS/400
7 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.41%) SUSE
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.41%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) E-Commerce
2 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (13.51%) System Testing
3 5 (13.51%) Regression Testing
3 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
4 4 (10.81%) B2B
4 4 (10.81%) Migration
4 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.11%) Analytics
5 3 (8.11%) Operations Management
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.11%) B2C
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.41%) UML
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL
6 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.41%) Information Management
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Change Management
6 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) Java
2 13 (35.14%) SQL
3 10 (27.03%) Shell Script
4 9 (24.32%) Python
4 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
5 8 (21.62%) Jython
6 6 (16.22%) Perl
7 3 (8.11%) Korn
7 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.41%) RPG
8 2 (5.41%) C
8 2 (5.41%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
1 3 (8.11%) ISEB
2 2 (5.41%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.51%) vSphere
2 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.41%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (10.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (8.11%) vMotion
3 3 (8.11%) HP SIM
4 2 (5.41%) Tivoli
4 2 (5.41%) Tivoli NetView
4 2 (5.41%) yum
5 1 (2.70%) Ansible
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) HP
2 10 (27.03%) VMware
3 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
4 8 (21.62%) AppDynamics
4 8 (21.62%) Adobe
5 7 (18.92%) Oracle
6 5 (13.51%) Dell
6 5 (13.51%) EMC
7 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.41%) Cognos
8 2 (5.41%) SAP
8 2 (5.41%) Business Objects
8 2 (5.41%) NetIQ
9 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.70%) Google
9 1 (2.70%) Cisco
9 1 (2.70%) NetApp