The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 27 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing IBM 5 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.75% 3.30% 6.27%
As % of the Vendors category 3.25% 8.11% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 8
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£450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £295 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +77.21%
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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 Slough region.

Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
154 111 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 53.85% 40.66% 47.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 54 60
Average daily rate £320 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £477 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £22.00 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Slough region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Slough

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Slough region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 3 (50.00%) SAP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) NetApp
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Statistics
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) BAPI
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 2 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 2 (33.33%) SAPscript
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) SAP BI
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (33.33%) CA
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) ABAP
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) PaaS
2 2 (33.33%) MDX
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Misys Midas
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (33.33%) SAP BW
1 2 (33.33%) SAP BI
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP BW Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SAP BW Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) BAPI
1 2 (33.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Statistics
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) EMC VNX
2 1 (16.67%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (16.67%) AS400
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) CLARiiON
2 1 (16.67%) iSeries
2 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
2 1 (16.67%) FlexPod
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) OOP
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Management
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) ABAP
1 2 (33.33%) SAPscript
2 1 (16.67%) RPG/400
2 1 (16.67%) RPG IV
2 1 (16.67%) RPG
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) NFS
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) SRDF
1 1 (16.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (16.67%) SnapMirror
1 1 (16.67%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) NetApp
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (16.67%) Hitachi
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) NetIQ
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Brocade
3 1 (16.67%) PlateSpin
3 1 (16.67%) Fujitsu
3 1 (16.67%) Veeam