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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 36 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs citing IBM 5 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.67% 5.28% 2.30%
As % of the Vendors category 3.88% 11.11% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £23.46 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-8.35% -12.78%
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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
129 126 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 43.00% 47.55% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 53 25
Average daily rate £333 £410 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.78% +21.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £543 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 9
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% -11.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 2014, 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 10 (62.50%) iSeries
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 7 (43.75%) DB2
3 7 (43.75%) Waterfall
3 7 (43.75%) WebSphere
4 6 (37.50%) Lean Six Sigma
4 6 (37.50%) RPG IV
4 6 (37.50%) Technical Analysis
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle
4 6 (37.50%) DSDM
4 6 (37.50%) RPG
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Six Sigma
5 5 (31.25%) ERwin
5 5 (31.25%) DataStage
5 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
6 4 (25.00%) SWIFT
6 4 (25.00%) Misys Midas
6 4 (25.00%) RPG/400
6 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (25.00%) MQSeries
6 4 (25.00%) UNIX
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Internet

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 7 (43.75%) WebSphere
2 4 (25.00%) MQSeries
3 3 (18.75%) IIS
4 1 (6.25%) PegaRULES
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) DB2
2 5 (31.25%) DataStage
3 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (18.75%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) ERwin
2 2 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Development Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Development Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Development Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) AS400 Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) RPG Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) MSMQ
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) JRules
3 1 (6.25%) Java SE
3 1 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) iSeries
2 4 (25.00%) SWIFT
2 4 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (25.00%) AS400
3 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) UNIX
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) Waterfall
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Technical Analysis
3 6 (37.50%) DSDM
3 6 (37.50%) Six Sigma
3 6 (37.50%) Lean Six Sigma
4 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
4 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) Data Management
6 3 (18.75%) Web Application Development
6 3 (18.75%) Workflow
6 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
7 2 (12.50%) ETL
8 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
8 1 (6.25%) SOA
8 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) RPG
2 6 (37.50%) RPG IV
3 4 (25.00%) RPG/400
4 2 (12.50%) C
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Lotus
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Cognos
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) ILOG