The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 52 41 51
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing IBM 19 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.06% 3.50% 2.14%
As % of the Vendors category 4.04% 6.81% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 16
Median daily rate £400 £450 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +42.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £344 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £37.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.55% +35.45%
IBM
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
470 470 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 50.92% 51.48% 50.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 235 218
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 15
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £14.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +46.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £17.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £22.50 £18.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Reading region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Reading

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Reading region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for IBM.

1 17 (41.46%) Windows
2 16 (39.02%) Linux
2 16 (39.02%) VMware
3 15 (36.59%) WebSphere
3 15 (36.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
4 13 (31.71%) Firewall
4 13 (31.71%) Cisco
5 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
6 11 (26.83%) CCNA
6 11 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (24.39%) SAN
7 10 (24.39%) HP
7 10 (24.39%) Migration
7 10 (24.39%) Hitachi
7 10 (24.39%) Fibre Channel
8 9 (21.95%) Hyper-V
8 9 (21.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (21.95%) Dell
8 9 (21.95%) Intel
8 9 (21.95%) Ethernet
8 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
8 9 (21.95%) MCSA
8 9 (21.95%) MCP
9 8 (19.51%) SAP
9 8 (19.51%) IBM Integration Bus
10 7 (17.07%) IBM InfoSphere
10 7 (17.07%) ETL

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (36.59%) WebSphere
2 6 (14.63%) JBoss
3 3 (7.32%) Apache
3 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.44%) CloudStack
5 1 (2.44%) CMS
5 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.44%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.44%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 6 (14.63%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (12.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.44%) CloudBees
3 1 (2.44%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) Firewall
2 10 (24.39%) Fibre Channel
2 10 (24.39%) SAN
3 9 (21.95%) Ethernet
3 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
4 6 (14.63%) HTTP
5 5 (12.20%) SSL
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (7.32%) FTP
6 3 (7.32%) SSH
7 2 (4.88%) LDAP
8 1 (2.44%) DNS
8 1 (2.44%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.44%) LAN
8 1 (2.44%) NAS
8 1 (2.44%) Network Security
8 1 (2.44%) SMS
8 1 (2.44%) VoIP
8 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) DataStage
1 7 (17.07%) IBM InfoSphere
2 4 (9.76%) DB2
2 4 (9.76%) MySQL
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.44%) OLAP
4 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.88%) Maven
2 2 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.44%) Retail
1 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Architect
2 9 (21.95%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Data Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Data Migration Architect
4 5 (12.20%) ETL Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Migration Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Applications Support
6 3 (7.32%) Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Linux Support
7 2 (4.88%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Network Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) IBM Integration Bus
2 7 (17.07%) Middleware
3 5 (12.20%) Web Services
4 4 (9.76%) CSS
4 4 (9.76%) JMS
5 3 (7.32%) SOAP
5 3 (7.32%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (4.88%) REST
7 1 (2.44%) .NET
7 1 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (2.44%) ELK Stack
7 1 (2.44%) HTML
7 1 (2.44%) jQuery
7 1 (2.44%) LAMP
7 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.44%) Servlets
7 1 (2.44%) WCF
7 1 (2.44%) WebCenter
7 1 (2.44%) WPF
7 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Data Conversion
2 5 (12.20%) Data Integration
2 5 (12.20%) DataPower
3 4 (9.76%) Client/Server
4 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.88%) Clustering
5 2 (4.88%) Cryptography
5 2 (4.88%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.88%) Private Cloud
5 2 (4.88%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.44%) FlexPod
6 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.44%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Windows
2 16 (39.02%) Linux
3 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
4 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (12.20%) Unix
5 2 (4.88%) AIX
5 2 (4.88%) Solaris
6 1 (2.44%) CentOS
6 1 (2.44%) Debian
6 1 (2.44%) Fedora
6 1 (2.44%) HPUX
6 1 (2.44%) SUSE
6 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Migration
2 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.07%) ETL
4 6 (14.63%) Data Migration
5 5 (12.20%) Data Architecture
5 5 (12.20%) DevOps
5 5 (12.20%) ERP
6 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.32%) ITIL
6 3 (7.32%) Scrum
7 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.88%) SDLC
7 2 (4.88%) Time Management
7 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.44%) Analytics
8 1 (2.44%) API Development
8 1 (2.44%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) Python
2 3 (7.32%) AWK
2 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
2 3 (7.32%) sed
2 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.88%) Perl
3 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) Korn
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) Ruby
4 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) CCNA
1 11 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (21.95%) MCP
2 9 (21.95%) MCSA
2 9 (21.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) HNC
4 2 (4.88%) MCSE
4 2 (4.88%) RHCSA
5 1 (2.44%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (36.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (21.95%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.32%) ProxySG
3 3 (7.32%) vSphere
3 3 (7.32%) XenServer
4 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.88%) KVM
4 2 (4.88%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.44%) Docker
5 1 (2.44%) NFS
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.44%) Postfix
5 1 (2.44%) qmail
5 1 (2.44%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (2.44%) Varnish
5 1 (2.44%) vCloud
5 1 (2.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Puppet
2 3 (7.32%) Ansible
2 3 (7.32%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (4.88%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.88%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.44%) Bacula
4 1 (2.44%) cPanel
4 1 (2.44%) Grafana
4 1 (2.44%) Graphite
4 1 (2.44%) Kibana
4 1 (2.44%) logstash
4 1 (2.44%) Nagios
4 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (2.44%) Salt
4 1 (2.44%) SCOM
4 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) VMware
2 13 (31.71%) Cisco
3 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
4 10 (24.39%) Hitachi
4 10 (24.39%) HP
5 9 (21.95%) Dell
5 9 (21.95%) Intel
6 8 (19.51%) SAP
7 5 (12.20%) Informatica
7 5 (12.20%) Oracle
7 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
8 3 (7.32%) Blue Coat
8 3 (7.32%) CA
8 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
8 3 (7.32%) Clearswift
8 3 (7.32%) Intel Security
8 3 (7.32%) Juniper
8 3 (7.32%) Trustwave
9 2 (4.88%) Cognos
9 2 (4.88%) Remedy