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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 60 54 59
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing IBM 8 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.10% 2.41% 1.24%
As % of the Vendors category 2.22% 4.55% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 8
Median daily rate £115 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-67.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
361 527 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 49.72% 52.91% 44.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 276 211
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 37 9
Median hourly rate £30.91 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 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 (60.34%) NetApp
2 25 (43.10%) Finance
3 24 (41.38%) Windows
4 23 (39.66%) Unix
5 22 (37.93%) AIX
6 21 (36.21%) Solaris
6 21 (36.21%) Cisco
6 21 (36.21%) Shell Script
6 21 (36.21%) SAN
7 19 (32.76%) Linux
7 19 (32.76%) Law
7 19 (32.76%) Data Centre
8 17 (29.31%) IBM Mainframe
8 17 (29.31%) Mainframe
9 14 (24.14%) EMC
9 14 (24.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 14 (24.14%) CRM
9 14 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (24.14%) VMware
9 14 (24.14%) EMC VNX
9 14 (24.14%) EMC VMAX
10 11 (18.97%) HP
11 10 (17.24%) Oracle
11 10 (17.24%) Service Delivery
12 9 (15.52%) Degree
13 8 (13.79%) Marketing
13 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
13 8 (13.79%) Programme Management
13 8 (13.79%) SQL
13 8 (13.79%) Budget Control

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 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.72%) IIS
2 1 (1.72%) JBoss
2 1 (1.72%) Mule
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Office
2 2 (3.45%) MS Project
3 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Maximo
2 1 (1.72%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) IBM Cloud
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) SoftLayer
3 1 (1.72%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.21%) SAN
2 6 (10.34%) Internet
3 2 (3.45%) RFID
4 1 (1.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Maven
2 4 (6.90%) Ant
2 4 (6.90%) ClearCase
2 4 (6.90%) ClearQuest
3 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.72%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.72%) JBehave
4 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.72%) JUnit
4 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (43.10%) Finance
2 19 (32.76%) Law
3 8 (13.79%) Marketing
3 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
4 6 (10.34%) Mandarin Language
4 6 (10.34%) Spanish Language
5 2 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (17.24%) Storage Manager
2 9 (15.52%) Storage Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Marketing Manager
4 7 (12.07%) Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Business Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Storage Architect
7 3 (5.17%) IBM Storage Architect
7 3 (5.17%) IBM Storage Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Storage Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Storage Specialist
7 3 (5.17%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.45%) Configuration Management Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Data Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Engagement Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) CGI
1 4 (6.90%) HTML
2 3 (5.17%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (3.45%) Middleware
3 2 (3.45%) Web Services
3 2 (3.45%) Worklight
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.72%) Flash
4 1 (1.72%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.72%) Java SE
4 1 (1.72%) REST
4 1 (1.72%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.72%) Spring
4 1 (1.72%) Spring Integration
4 1 (1.72%) XML
4 1 (1.72%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) Data Centre
2 17 (29.31%) IBM Mainframe
2 17 (29.31%) Mainframe
3 14 (24.14%) EMC VMAX
3 14 (24.14%) EMC VNX
4 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.45%) PMI
6 2 (3.45%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.45%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 24 (41.38%) Windows
2 23 (39.66%) Unix
3 22 (37.93%) AIX
4 21 (36.21%) Solaris
5 19 (32.76%) Linux
6 4 (6.90%) Windows Server
7 3 (5.17%) Android
7 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) CRM
2 10 (17.24%) Service Delivery
3 8 (13.79%) Budget Control
3 8 (13.79%) Programme Management
4 6 (10.34%) Analytics
4 6 (10.34%) Business Analysis
4 6 (10.34%) Business Development
4 6 (10.34%) Business Transformation
4 6 (10.34%) Case Management
4 6 (10.34%) Change Management
4 6 (10.34%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (10.34%) Data Architecture
4 6 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (10.34%) Economics
4 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (10.34%) ITIL
4 6 (10.34%) Mobile First
4 6 (10.34%) Performance Management
4 6 (10.34%) PLM
5 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.21%) Shell Script
2 8 (13.79%) SQL
3 4 (6.90%) Perl
4 3 (5.17%) Java
5 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Degree
2 6 (10.34%) MBA
3 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.45%) PMP
4 2 (3.45%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 14 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (24.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (12.07%) Tivoli
3 4 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.72%) Puppet
4 1 (1.72%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 35 (60.34%) NetApp
2 21 (36.21%) Cisco
3 14 (24.14%) EMC
3 14 (24.14%) VMware
4 11 (18.97%) HP
5 10 (17.24%) Oracle
6 6 (10.34%) Google
7 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.45%) Adobe
8 2 (3.45%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.72%) Axway
9 1 (1.72%) Informatica
9 1 (1.72%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.72%) Siebel