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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 14 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing IBM 21 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 7.61% 4.57% 4.23%
As % of the Vendors category 13.64% 8.13% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 9
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£404 £390 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -8.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.25 £24.05
% change year-on-year
-15.20% +29.96%
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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
154 123 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 55.80% 56.16% 53.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 70 40
Average daily rate £375 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £165 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.10 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £63.00 £134.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 27 July 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 22 (57.89%) WebSphere
2 19 (50.00%) Java
3 15 (39.47%) DB2
3 15 (39.47%) E-Commerce
4 13 (34.21%) HTML
4 13 (34.21%) Oracle
4 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
4 13 (34.21%) SQL
5 12 (31.58%) XML
6 11 (28.95%) UNIX
7 10 (26.32%) Adobe
8 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (23.68%) AIX
8 9 (23.68%) Linux
9 8 (21.05%) Apache
9 8 (21.05%) CSS
9 8 (21.05%) HP
9 8 (21.05%) Retail
9 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (18.42%) VMware
10 7 (18.42%) B2B
10 7 (18.42%) J2EE
10 7 (18.42%) Open Source
11 6 (15.79%) Sitecore
11 6 (15.79%) WebCenter
11 6 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (15.79%) Analytics
11 6 (15.79%) User Experience
11 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 22 (57.89%) WebSphere
2 8 (21.05%) Apache
3 5 (13.16%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (13.16%) MQSeries
4 4 (10.53%) Commerce Server
4 4 (10.53%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (10.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (7.89%) Node.js
5 3 (7.89%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (2.63%) JBoss
7 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.63%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.63%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) Unified Communications
2 2 (5.26%) HTTP
2 2 (5.26%) VPN
2 2 (5.26%) SSL
2 2 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) DB2
2 5 (13.16%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.26%) Data Mart
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) HP UFT
1 5 (13.16%) LoadRunner
2 4 (10.53%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) Xcode
4 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.63%) Ant
General
1 8 (21.05%) Retail
2 6 (15.79%) Marketing
3 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.89%) Billing
5 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Test Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Server Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Network Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Server Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Server Support
5 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (5.26%) WebCenter Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) HTML
2 12 (31.58%) XML
3 8 (21.05%) CSS
4 7 (18.42%) J2EE
5 6 (15.79%) Ajax
5 6 (15.79%) WebCenter
6 5 (13.16%) Flash
7 4 (10.53%) jQuery
8 3 (7.89%) HTML5
8 3 (7.89%) CSS3
8 3 (7.89%) Worklight
8 3 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (7.89%) XHTML
8 3 (7.89%) JSON
8 3 (7.89%) Spring
9 2 (5.26%) Middleware
9 2 (5.26%) JDBC
9 2 (5.26%) Lucene
10 1 (2.63%) YAML
10 1 (2.63%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) User Experience
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) W3C
3 2 (5.26%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.26%) Frameworx
4 1 (2.63%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) UNIX
2 9 (23.68%) AIX
2 9 (23.68%) Linux
3 5 (13.16%) Windows
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) E-Commerce
2 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (18.42%) Open Source
4 7 (18.42%) B2B
5 6 (15.79%) B2C
5 6 (15.79%) Analytics
5 6 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (15.79%) DevOps
6 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (13.16%) System Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
6 5 (13.16%) Regression Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (7.89%) Web Analytics
8 3 (7.89%) Service Management
9 2 (5.26%) Change Management
9 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.26%) ITIL
9 2 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Java
2 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
2 13 (34.21%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.89%) Korn
4 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.89%) Python
5 2 (5.26%) Objective-C
5 2 (5.26%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) ISEB
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
1 3 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) vSphere
2 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Netcool
2 3 (7.89%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 3 (7.89%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (7.89%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (5.26%) yum
4 1 (2.63%) Puppet
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Oracle
2 10 (26.32%) Adobe
3 8 (21.05%) HP
4 7 (18.42%) VMware
5 6 (15.79%) Sitecore
5 6 (15.79%) TIBCO
6 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
7 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
8 3 (7.89%) Remedy
8 3 (7.89%) Infovista
8 3 (7.89%) Amdocs
8 3 (7.89%) Dell
8 3 (7.89%) EMC
8 3 (7.89%) BMC
8 3 (7.89%) Pega
9 2 (5.26%) Business Objects
9 2 (5.26%) SAP
9 2 (5.26%) Cognos
9 2 (5.26%) Sencha
9 2 (5.26%) AppDynamics