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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 26 August 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 22 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing IBM 6 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.70% 2.08% 3.61%
As % of the Vendors category 5.36% 3.95% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £375 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £407 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.23% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.72 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -12.22%
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 Slough region.

Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
112 152 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 69.14% 52.78% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 97 51
Median daily rate £363 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016, 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 Slough region with a requirement for IBM.

1 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) CA
2 4 (50.00%) NetApp
2 4 (50.00%) e-Health
2 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (50.00%) vSphere
2 4 (50.00%) FCoE
2 4 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (50.00%) FlexPod
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (50.00%) Data ONTAP
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 3 (37.50%) iSeries
3 3 (37.50%) CommVault
3 3 (37.50%) AS400
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) CCNP

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (50.00%) FCoE
1 4 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) AS400 Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) AS400 Support
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) NetApp Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Java Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Presales Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (50.00%) e-Health
2 4 (50.00%) FlexPod
3 3 (37.50%) AS400
3 3 (37.50%) iSeries
4 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
5 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Data ONTAP
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) CMMI
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Presales
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
1 1 (12.50%) COBOL
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) NCDA
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) CA
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) NetApp
2 3 (37.50%) CommVault
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle