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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 52 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing IBM 22 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.27% 1.25% 2.34%
As % of the Vendors category 4.44% 2.84% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 13
Average daily rate £350 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £353 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +100.00%
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
496 388 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 51.19% 44.09% 50.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 211 236
Average daily rate £375 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 8 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +122.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 13 February 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 13 February 2016, 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 24 (52.17%) WebSphere
2 18 (39.13%) DataPower
2 18 (39.13%) HTTP
3 17 (36.96%) IBM Integration Bus
4 15 (32.61%) Windows
5 14 (30.43%) DB2
5 14 (30.43%) SSL
5 14 (30.43%) Middleware
6 13 (28.26%) WebSphere MQ
7 12 (26.09%) Migration
7 12 (26.09%) Linux
8 11 (23.91%) VMware
8 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (21.74%) JMS
9 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 10 (21.74%) Windows Server
10 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (19.57%) HP
10 9 (19.57%) CA
11 8 (17.39%) FTP
11 8 (17.39%) Oracle
11 8 (17.39%) AIX
11 8 (17.39%) Solaris
11 8 (17.39%) SOAP
11 8 (17.39%) Web Services
11 8 (17.39%) Ab Initio
11 8 (17.39%) Shell Script
11 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (17.39%) SSH
12 7 (15.22%) Firewall

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 24 (52.17%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (8.70%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (4.35%) JBoss
4 2 (4.35%) MQSeries
4 2 (4.35%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.17%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (39.13%) HTTP
2 14 (30.43%) SSL
3 8 (17.39%) FTP
3 8 (17.39%) SSH
4 7 (15.22%) Firewall
5 4 (8.70%) Ethernet
5 4 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (8.70%) LDAP
5 4 (8.70%) SAN
5 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.35%) ATM
6 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.35%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (4.35%) IPv6
6 2 (4.35%) SMS
7 1 (2.17%) LAN
7 1 (2.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) DB2
2 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (2.17%) OLAP
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.17%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Developer
2 6 (13.04%) Architect
2 6 (13.04%) Software Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Applications Support
3 5 (10.87%) Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Ab Initio Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Operations Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Product Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) IBM Integration Bus
2 14 (30.43%) Middleware
3 13 (28.26%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (21.74%) JMS
5 8 (17.39%) SOAP
5 8 (17.39%) Web Services
6 4 (8.70%) REST
7 3 (6.52%) J2EE
8 2 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (39.13%) DataPower
2 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (15.22%) Client/Server
4 6 (13.04%) Clustering
4 6 (13.04%) Cryptography
5 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
6 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
6 4 (8.70%) Public Cloud
7 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (4.35%) Fat Client
7 2 (4.35%) Thin Client
8 1 (2.17%) Grid Computing
8 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Windows
2 12 (26.09%) Linux
3 10 (21.74%) Windows Server
4 8 (17.39%) AIX
4 8 (17.39%) Solaris
5 7 (15.22%) Unix
6 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Migration
2 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (8.70%) DevOps
4 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
4 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.52%) API Integration
5 3 (6.52%) ETL
5 3 (6.52%) ITIL
5 3 (6.52%) SDLC
5 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.35%) Analytics
6 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.35%) Open Source
6 2 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.35%) Product Management
6 2 (4.35%) Resource Management
6 2 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) Shell Script
2 6 (13.04%) AWK
2 6 (13.04%) Bash Shell
2 6 (13.04%) sed
3 4 (8.70%) Korn
3 4 (8.70%) Python
4 2 (4.35%) C++
4 2 (4.35%) Perl
4 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.35%) Ruby
5 1 (2.17%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.17%) COBOL
5 1 (2.17%) Java
5 1 (2.17%) JCL
5 1 (2.17%) REXX
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) CCNA
1 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.87%) IBM Certification
3 4 (8.70%) MCP
3 4 (8.70%) MCSA
3 4 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.35%) HNC
4 2 (4.35%) MCSE
4 2 (4.35%) RHCSA
4 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.35%) ProxySG
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (4.35%) XenServer
4 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (6.52%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.35%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (4.35%) Puppet
3 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (2.17%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.17%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) VMware
2 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.57%) CA
3 9 (19.57%) HP
4 8 (17.39%) Ab Initio
4 8 (17.39%) Oracle
5 6 (13.04%) Cisco
6 5 (10.87%) SAP
7 4 (8.70%) Dell
7 4 (8.70%) Hitachi
7 4 (8.70%) Intel
8 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
9 2 (4.35%) Blue Coat
9 2 (4.35%) Clearswift
9 2 (4.35%) EMC
9 2 (4.35%) Intel Security
9 2 (4.35%) Juniper
9 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.35%) Remedy
9 2 (4.35%) Trustwave
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