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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 27 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing IBM 10 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.61% 6.20% 3.49%
As % of the Vendors category 8.93% 13.11% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
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£475 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -35.48%
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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
112 122 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 40.43% 47.29% 45.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 64 48
Average daily rate £375 £420 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +15.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £42.40 £138.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 (50.00%) .NET
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
1 7 (50.00%) DataStage
1 7 (50.00%) iSeries
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) DB2
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
4 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 4 (28.57%) RPG IV
4 4 (28.57%) Lean Six Sigma
4 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 4 (28.57%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Lotus
4 4 (28.57%) Six Sigma
4 4 (28.57%) DSDM
4 4 (28.57%) MSMQ
4 4 (28.57%) IIS
4 4 (28.57%) RPG
4 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
5 3 (21.43%) Data Management
5 3 (21.43%) Workflow
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (14.29%) SWIFT

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (35.71%) WebSphere
2 4 (28.57%) IIS
3 2 (14.29%) MQSeries
4 1 (7.14%) PegaRULES
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) DataStage
2 5 (35.71%) DB2
3 4 (28.57%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) ERwin
1 2 (14.29%) Toad
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Project Manager
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Development Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Development Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Development Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) RPG Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior RPG Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) DataStage Developer
4 1 (7.14%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) MSMQ
3 1 (7.14%) JRules
3 1 (7.14%) Java SE
3 1 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) iSeries
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (14.29%) SWIFT
3 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 2 (14.29%) AS400
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 4 (28.57%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Six Sigma
2 4 (28.57%) DSDM
2 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 3 (21.43%) Data Management
3 3 (21.43%) Workflow
4 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Release Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) RPG IV
2 4 (28.57%) RPG
3 2 (14.29%) RPG/400
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Lotus
3 1 (7.14%) Metastorm
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Dell
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) ILOG