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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 38 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs citing IBM 28 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.12% 2.13% 2.32%
As % of the Vendors category 6.14% 4.29% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 10
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£438 £316 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.33% -21.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £270 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
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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 Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
456 489 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 50.84% 49.59% 52.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 218 185
Average daily rate £400 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £222 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 27
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.50 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.62% -30.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.10 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 12 (30.00%) XML
1 12 (30.00%) High Availability
2 11 (27.50%) DataPower
2 11 (27.50%) SOAP
2 11 (27.50%) JMS
2 11 (27.50%) HTTP
2 11 (27.50%) WebSphere
3 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (25.00%) WSDL
3 10 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 10 (25.00%) Big Data
3 10 (25.00%) Low Latency
4 9 (22.50%) HP
5 8 (20.00%) Symantec
5 8 (20.00%) Java
6 7 (17.50%) DB2
6 7 (17.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (17.50%) NetApp
6 7 (17.50%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (17.50%) Dell
6 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.00%) Middleware
8 5 (12.50%) Cisco
8 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.50%) VMware
8 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 5 (12.50%) 3PAR
8 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (12.50%) XenServer

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 11 (27.50%) WebSphere
2 7 (17.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (10.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) HTTP
2 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) Big Data
2 7 (17.50%) DB2
3 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (2.50%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (2.50%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (2.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (2.50%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) ClearQuest
2 1 (2.50%) Toad
2 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.50%) JDeveloper
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.50%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.50%) Selenium
2 1 (2.50%) Maven
2 1 (2.50%) Hudson
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Continuum
2 1 (2.50%) Gerrit
2 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.50%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (2.50%) TestComplete
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (7.50%) WebSphere Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Designer
5 2 (5.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Storage Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Sales Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) XML
2 11 (27.50%) SOAP
2 11 (27.50%) JMS
3 10 (25.00%) WSDL
4 7 (17.50%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (15.00%) Middleware
6 3 (7.50%) HTML
6 3 (7.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.00%) Spring
7 2 (5.00%) JSF
7 2 (5.00%) Spring Web Flow
7 2 (5.00%) Spring MVC
7 2 (5.00%) Java EE
8 1 (2.50%) XHTML
8 1 (2.50%) .NET
8 1 (2.50%) XSLT
8 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.50%) COM
8 1 (2.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) DataPower
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.50%) AS400
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
4 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) AIX
2 3 (7.50%) Solaris
3 2 (5.00%) UNIX
3 2 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.50%) Android
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) High Availability
2 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 10 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.00%) Coaching
4 4 (10.00%) Migration
4 4 (10.00%) Data Security
4 4 (10.00%) Business Development
5 3 (7.50%) UML
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
6 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Scrum
6 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.00%) MVC
6 2 (5.00%) Data Management
6 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (2.50%) ACCA
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) IBM Certification
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.50%) CIMA
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (12.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) HP
2 8 (20.00%) Symantec
3 7 (17.50%) NetApp
3 7 (17.50%) Dell
3 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco
4 5 (12.50%) VMware
4 5 (12.50%) 3PAR
5 4 (10.00%) Veeam
5 4 (10.00%) Varonis
5 4 (10.00%) Zerto
5 4 (10.00%) Neverfail
5 4 (10.00%) Citrix
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle
6 2 (5.00%) Cognos
6 2 (5.00%) Hitachi
6 2 (5.00%) EMC
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.50%) Micro Focus
7 1 (2.50%) CA
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago