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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 39 35 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +26
Contract jobs citing IBM 23 47 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.23% 4.60% 1.06%
As % of the Vendors category 6.78% 8.90% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 42 1
Median daily rate £438 £450 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -28.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £424 £420
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £31.44 £31.53
% change year-on-year
+16.09% -0.26%
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
339 528 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 47.55% 51.71% 47.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 313 199
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 35
Median hourly rate £18.06 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.21% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £30.90 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Unix
3 12 (34.29%) Oracle
3 12 (34.29%) Shell Script
4 11 (31.43%) ClearCase
4 11 (31.43%) Perl
5 10 (28.57%) AIX
5 10 (28.57%) Solaris
5 10 (28.57%) HP
5 10 (28.57%) ClearQuest
6 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
7 8 (22.86%) Finance
7 8 (22.86%) Maven
7 8 (22.86%) HTML
7 8 (22.86%) SQL
7 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
8 7 (20.00%) SAN
9 6 (17.14%) CGI
9 6 (17.14%) Middleware
9 6 (17.14%) Cisco
9 6 (17.14%) DB2
9 6 (17.14%) Linux
9 6 (17.14%) ITIL
9 6 (17.14%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (14.29%) Ant
10 5 (14.29%) MS Office
10 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 5 (14.29%) VMware
11 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
11 4 (11.43%) Firewall

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 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.71%) JBoss
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.86%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) Mule
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP ERP
1 2 (5.71%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Bluemix
2 2 (5.71%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) IaaS
3 1 (2.86%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (2.86%) Office 365
3 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) SAN
2 4 (11.43%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (5.71%) LAN
3 2 (5.71%) MPLS
3 2 (5.71%) PuTTY
3 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) VoIP
3 2 (5.71%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) DB2
2 2 (5.71%) DataStage
2 2 (5.71%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) ClearCase
2 10 (28.57%) ClearQuest
3 8 (22.86%) Maven
4 5 (14.29%) Ant
5 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
5 3 (8.57%) JUnit
6 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.71%) Subversion
6 2 (5.71%) Toad
7 1 (2.86%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.86%) JBehave
7 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Law
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Architect
3 6 (17.14%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) ClearCase Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Applications Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Software Configuration Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Software Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.71%) ETL Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Management Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) HTML
2 6 (17.14%) CGI
2 6 (17.14%) Middleware
3 4 (11.43%) Web Services
4 3 (8.57%) Apache Camel
4 3 (8.57%) REST
4 3 (8.57%) Spring
5 2 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (5.71%) Apache CXF
5 2 (5.71%) CSS
5 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.71%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (5.71%) J2EE
5 2 (5.71%) JPA
5 2 (5.71%) SOAP
5 2 (5.71%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (5.71%) Worklight
5 2 (5.71%) XML
6 1 (2.86%) .NET
6 1 (2.86%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
1 3 (8.57%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (8.57%) Mainframe
1 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.71%) Data Conversion
2 2 (5.71%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.86%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.86%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Unix
3 10 (28.57%) AIX
3 10 (28.57%) Solaris
4 8 (22.86%) Windows Server
5 6 (17.14%) Linux
6 3 (8.57%) Android
6 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL
3 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
3 4 (11.43%) Mobile First
3 4 (11.43%) SOA
4 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.57%) ETL
5 2 (5.71%) Data Architecture
5 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.71%) ERP
5 2 (5.71%) iOS Development
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Network Design
5 2 (5.71%) Release Management
5 2 (5.71%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Marketing Management
6 1 (2.86%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Shell Script
2 11 (31.43%) Perl
3 8 (22.86%) SQL
4 3 (8.57%) Java
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) CCNA
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.71%) MCP
1 2 (5.71%) MCSA
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.57%) vSphere
3 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.86%) vCloud
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (8.57%) Tivoli
2 3 (8.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.86%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Oracle
2 10 (28.57%) HP
3 6 (17.14%) Cisco
4 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.29%) VMware
5 3 (8.57%) NetApp
6 2 (5.71%) Dell
6 2 (5.71%) Hitachi
6 2 (5.71%) Informatica
6 2 (5.71%) Intel
6 2 (5.71%) SAP
6 2 (5.71%) Splunk
7 1 (2.86%) ATG
7 1 (2.86%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.86%) Sitecore