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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 49 66 69
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Contract jobs citing IBM 20 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.79% 1.60% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 4.87% 3.19% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Median daily rate - £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +9.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

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
411 470 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 57.24% 50.05% 44.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 251 224
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 45 5
Median hourly rate £30.91 £30.45 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% +62.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.33 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

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
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 18 January 2017, 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 35 (59.32%) NetApp
2 25 (42.37%) Windows
3 24 (40.68%) Unix
3 24 (40.68%) Finance
4 23 (38.98%) SAN
4 23 (38.98%) Shell Script
4 23 (38.98%) AIX
4 23 (38.98%) Solaris
5 21 (35.59%) Cisco
6 19 (32.20%) Law
6 19 (32.20%) Data Centre
7 18 (30.51%) Linux
8 17 (28.81%) Mainframe
8 17 (28.81%) IBM Mainframe
9 16 (27.12%) VMware
9 16 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (23.73%) EMC VNX
10 14 (23.73%) EMC VMAX
10 14 (23.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 14 (23.73%) EMC
10 14 (23.73%) CRM
11 13 (22.03%) HP
12 9 (15.25%) Oracle
12 9 (15.25%) Service Delivery
13 8 (13.56%) Degree
13 8 (13.56%) Perl
13 8 (13.56%) SQL
13 8 (13.56%) ClearCase
13 8 (13.56%) Budget Control
14 7 (11.86%) Tivoli

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 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.69%) IIS
2 1 (1.69%) JBoss
2 1 (1.69%) Mule
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) Bluemix
2 1 (1.69%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (38.98%) SAN
2 6 (10.17%) Internet
3 2 (3.39%) DNS
3 2 (3.39%) Firewall
3 2 (3.39%) LAN
3 2 (3.39%) MPLS
3 2 (3.39%) VoIP
3 2 (3.39%) WAN
4 1 (1.69%) PuTTY
4 1 (1.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) ClearCase
2 7 (11.86%) ClearQuest
2 7 (11.86%) Maven
3 5 (8.47%) Ant
4 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.39%) JUnit
5 1 (1.69%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.69%) JBehave
5 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.69%) Subversion
5 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.69%) Toad
General
1 24 (40.68%) Finance
2 19 (32.20%) Law
3 6 (10.17%) Mandarin Language
3 6 (10.17%) Marketing
3 6 (10.17%) Spanish Language
3 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (16.95%) Storage Manager
2 9 (15.25%) Storage Engineer
3 8 (13.56%) Consultant
4 6 (10.17%) Architect
4 6 (10.17%) Business Manager
4 6 (10.17%) Developer
4 6 (10.17%) Marketing Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) ClearCase Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Storage Architect
6 3 (5.08%) IBM Storage Architect
6 3 (5.08%) IBM Storage Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Storage Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Storage Specialist
6 3 (5.08%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.39%) Configuration Management Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) Data Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) CGI
1 5 (8.47%) HTML
2 4 (6.78%) Middleware
3 2 (3.39%) Apache Camel
3 2 (3.39%) REST
3 2 (3.39%) Spring
3 2 (3.39%) Web Services
3 2 (3.39%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (3.39%) Worklight
4 1 (1.69%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.69%) Apache CXF
4 1 (1.69%) Flash
4 1 (1.69%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.69%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.69%) J2EE
4 1 (1.69%) Java SE
4 1 (1.69%) JPA
4 1 (1.69%) SOAP
4 1 (1.69%) Spring Integration
4 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.20%) Data Centre
2 17 (28.81%) IBM Mainframe
2 17 (28.81%) Mainframe
3 14 (23.73%) EMC VMAX
3 14 (23.73%) EMC VNX
4 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (10.17%) Economics
5 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.69%) PMI
6 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (42.37%) Windows
2 24 (40.68%) Unix
3 23 (38.98%) AIX
3 23 (38.98%) Solaris
4 18 (30.51%) Linux
5 5 (8.47%) Windows Server
6 3 (5.08%) Android
6 3 (5.08%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) CRM
2 9 (15.25%) Service Delivery
3 8 (13.56%) Budget Control
4 7 (11.86%) Programme Management
5 6 (10.17%) Analytics
5 6 (10.17%) Business Analysis
5 6 (10.17%) Business Development
5 6 (10.17%) Business Transformation
5 6 (10.17%) Case Management
5 6 (10.17%) Change Management
5 6 (10.17%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.17%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (10.17%) Data Architecture
5 6 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (10.17%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (10.17%) ITIL
5 6 (10.17%) Performance Management
5 6 (10.17%) PLM
6 5 (8.47%) Process Improvement
7 4 (6.78%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.98%) Shell Script
2 8 (13.56%) Perl
2 8 (13.56%) SQL
3 2 (3.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Degree
2 6 (10.17%) MBA
3 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.69%) PMP
3 1 (1.69%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (27.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.39%) vSphere
3 1 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (23.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (11.86%) Tivoli
3 5 (8.47%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.69%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 35 (59.32%) NetApp
2 21 (35.59%) Cisco
3 16 (27.12%) VMware
4 14 (23.73%) EMC
5 13 (22.03%) HP
6 9 (15.25%) Oracle
7 6 (10.17%) Google
8 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.39%) Splunk
9 1 (1.69%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.69%) Rackspace
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