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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 49 54 55
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing IBM 27 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.64% 1.96% 1.81%
As % of the Vendors category 5.54% 3.79% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £485 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £18.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+97.33% -31.81%
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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
487 554 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 47.56% 51.63% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 261 148
Average daily rate £400 £365 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £500 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 32
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.84 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.21% -47.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £9.10 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.99 £180.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 10 (33.33%) High Availability
2 9 (30.00%) DataPower
2 9 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (30.00%) SOAP
2 9 (30.00%) JMS
2 9 (30.00%) HTTP
3 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 8 (26.67%) WSDL
3 8 (26.67%) HP
3 8 (26.67%) XML
3 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 8 (26.67%) Big Data
3 8 (26.67%) Low Latency
4 7 (23.33%) Symantec
5 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.00%) Cisco
5 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (20.00%) NetApp
5 6 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (20.00%) Dell
6 5 (16.67%) Linux
6 5 (16.67%) DB2
6 5 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (16.67%) VMware
6 5 (16.67%) 3PAR
6 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (16.67%) XenServer
7 4 (13.33%) Veeam
7 4 (13.33%) Business Development
7 4 (13.33%) Migration

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 9 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (13.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) HTTP
2 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) VLAN
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Big Data
2 5 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.33%) Selenium
1 1 (3.33%) TestComplete
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Sales Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Designer
4 2 (6.67%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Storage Manager
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 1 (3.33%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Transition Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) JMS
1 9 (30.00%) SOAP
2 8 (26.67%) XML
2 8 (26.67%) WSDL
3 6 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (10.00%) Middleware
5 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.33%) Spring
5 1 (3.33%) JSF
5 1 (3.33%) Java EE
5 1 (3.33%) Spring MVC
5 1 (3.33%) Spring Web Flow
5 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (3.33%) HTML
5 1 (3.33%) .NET
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) DataPower
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.33%) AS400
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) iSeries
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Solaris
3 3 (10.00%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) AIX
4 1 (3.33%) HPUX
4 1 (3.33%) UNIX
4 1 (3.33%) Android
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) High Availability
2 8 (26.67%) Low Latency
2 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (13.33%) Business Development
5 3 (10.00%) Coaching
5 3 (10.00%) Data Security
6 2 (6.67%) Data Management
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) Regression Testing
7 1 (3.33%) ITIL
7 1 (3.33%) UML
7 1 (3.33%) OO
7 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (3.33%) IBM Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) HP
2 7 (23.33%) Symantec
3 6 (20.00%) NetApp
3 6 (20.00%) Dell
3 6 (20.00%) Cisco
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) 3PAR
4 5 (16.67%) VMware
5 4 (13.33%) Citrix
5 4 (13.33%) Varonis
5 4 (13.33%) Zerto
5 4 (13.33%) Neverfail
5 4 (13.33%) Veeam
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle
7 1 (3.33%) Cognos
7 1 (3.33%) Hitachi
7 1 (3.33%) EMC
7 1 (3.33%) Endeca
7 1 (3.33%) Google
7 1 (3.33%) Coremetrics
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £600 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago