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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 20 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing IBM 7 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.77% 4.01% 2.88%
As % of the Vendors category 4.83% 7.27% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 5
Average daily rate £353 £500 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.50% +73.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £406
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +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 Slough region.

Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
145 165 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 57.31% 55.18% 47.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 99 54
Average daily rate £380 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016, 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 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 4 (36.36%) Intershop
2 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
2 4 (36.36%) Magento
2 4 (36.36%) hybris
2 4 (36.36%) Demandware
2 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) OOP
2 4 (36.36%) OO
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) NetApp
2 4 (36.36%) ATG
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
3 3 (27.27%) Clustering
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (27.27%) ISA Server
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) DHCP
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) HP

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DHCP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (9.09%) S/MIME
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Toad
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Legal
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Hybris Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Security Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Hybris Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Web Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Support
4 1 (9.09%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) AIX
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
1 4 (36.36%) OO
1 4 (36.36%) OOP
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Data Security
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (18.18%) VCP5
2 2 (18.18%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) Forefront TMG
1 3 (27.27%) ISA Server
1 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
1 3 (27.27%) vSphere
1 3 (27.27%) XenApp
1 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) WSUS
2 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 2 (18.18%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (18.18%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
2 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) ATG
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
1 4 (36.36%) Demandware
1 4 (36.36%) hybris
1 4 (36.36%) Intershop
1 4 (36.36%) NetApp
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) Dell
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
3 2 (18.18%) Symantec
3 2 (18.18%) Veritas
4 1 (9.09%) CA