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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 25 27 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Contract jobs citing IBM 7 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.04% 2.15% 8.66%
As % of the Vendors category 5.30% 4.31% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate
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£330 £301 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.54% -13.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.53 £19.50 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+61.66% -36.48%
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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
132 116 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 57.39% 49.79% 63.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 32 31
Average daily rate £300 £316 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% -2.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £393 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 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 £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 15 (62.50%) Tivoli
2 12 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (41.67%) Linux
3 10 (41.67%) SQL
4 9 (37.50%) UNIX
5 7 (29.17%) Solaris
6 6 (25.00%) SAN
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle
6 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 6 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
7 5 (20.83%) Puppet
7 5 (20.83%) Cobbler
7 5 (20.83%) Korn
7 5 (20.83%) WebSphere
7 5 (20.83%) Xen
7 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (20.83%) SQLPlus
7 5 (20.83%) MSI
7 5 (20.83%) AWK
7 5 (20.83%) Perl
7 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.83%) Sun
7 5 (20.83%) EMC
7 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
8 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 4 (16.67%) DB2
8 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (16.67%) AIX

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (20.83%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (8.33%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) BGP
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) IPsec
3 1 (4.17%) VLAN
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.17%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.17%) HTTP
3 1 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQLPlus
2 4 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MSI
General
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Administrator
2 3 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Storage Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.17%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Backup Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) CSS
1 3 (12.50%) JDBC
1 3 (12.50%) Spring
2 2 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Linux
3 9 (37.50%) UNIX
4 7 (29.17%) Solaris
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (20.83%) Windows XP
6 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (16.67%) AIX
8 2 (8.33%) SUSE
9 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (12.50%) Change Management
2 3 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.33%) Fault Management
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) Line Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (20.83%) AWK
3 5 (20.83%) Korn
3 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
3 5 (20.83%) Perl
4 3 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Xen
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) NFS
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 15 (62.50%) Tivoli
2 5 (20.83%) Puppet
2 5 (20.83%) Cobbler
3 3 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Netcool
4 2 (8.33%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 1 (4.17%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Sun
2 5 (20.83%) EMC
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) ServiceNow
4 2 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) Splunk
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) CA
5 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
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Austin Fraser
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