The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Slough region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 22 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing IBM 11 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.23% 5.86% 1.63%
As % of the Vendors category 9.32% 12.39% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
Average daily rate
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£403 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -28.57%
Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
118 113 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 45.38% 47.28% 42.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 60 48
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Slough region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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 7 (53.85%) .NET
1 7 (53.85%) DataStage
1 7 (53.85%) iSeries
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) DB2
3 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
4 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
4 4 (30.77%) Lean Six Sigma
4 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
4 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
4 4 (30.77%) IIS
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) RPG
4 4 (30.77%) DSDM
4 4 (30.77%) MSMQ
4 4 (30.77%) Six Sigma
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Lotus
4 4 (30.77%) RPG IV
4 4 (30.77%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (30.77%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (23.08%) Workflow
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Data Management
6 2 (15.38%) Misys Midas

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
2 4 (30.77%) IIS
3 2 (15.38%) MQSeries
4 1 (7.69%) PegaRULES
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) DataStage
2 5 (38.46%) DB2
3 4 (30.77%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Toad
1 2 (15.38%) ERwin
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Technical Project Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Technical Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Development Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Development Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Development Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) RPG Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior RPG Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) DataStage Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) MSMQ
3 1 (7.69%) JRules
3 1 (7.69%) Java SE
3 1 (7.69%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) iSeries
2 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (15.38%) SWIFT
3 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
3 2 (15.38%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) DSDM
1 4 (30.77%) Six Sigma
1 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
1 4 (30.77%) Lean Six Sigma
1 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
1 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
1 4 (30.77%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Data Management
2 3 (23.08%) Workflow
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
4 1 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) RPG
2 4 (30.77%) RPG IV
3 2 (15.38%) RPG/400
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Lotus
3 1 (7.69%) Metastorm
3 1 (7.69%) ILOG