Period
to 17 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

IBM
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 57 68
Rank change year-on-year -23 +11 +12
Contract jobs citing IBM 96 122 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.34% 3.02% 2.31%
As % of the Vendors category 4.73% 6.08% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 30 62
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £443 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.69% -1.67% -
10th Percentile £301 £325 £300
90th Percentile £645 £504 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £50.00 -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +11.11% +28.57%

IBM is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,028 2,006 2,385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.50% 49.69% 49.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,059 1,040 1,206
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £268 £250 £220
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 117 140
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.31% -26.76% +4.41%
10th Percentile £12.00 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £49.25 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.36 £19.00
% change year-on-year +13.97% -19.18% +19.22%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Berkshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IBM in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Berkshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Berkshire

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Berkshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +7 34 £450 -10.00% 4
Reading -33 14 £394 -8.43% 4
Slough +11 11 £513 - 1
Newbury -13 6 £300 -20.00% 1
Wokingham 0 1 - - 2
IBM
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 46 (47.92%) Retail
2 34 (35.42%) Data Architecture
3 28 (29.17%) Data Analysis
4 27 (28.13%) Data Management
4 27 (28.13%) Master Data Management
5 26 (27.08%) Data Modelling
6 25 (26.04%) Microsoft
7 24 (25.00%) Data Mapping
8 22 (22.92%) Oracle
9 21 (21.88%) IBM InfoSphere
10 18 (18.75%) VMware
11 16 (16.67%) WebSphere
12 15 (15.63%) Windows
12 15 (15.63%) Linux
12 15 (15.63%) SQL
12 15 (15.63%) Data Centre
13 14 (14.58%) EMC
14 13 (13.54%) DB2
14 13 (13.54%) JDA
14 13 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (12.50%) Migration
16 11 (11.46%) ITIL
16 11 (11.46%) Private Cloud
17 10 (10.42%) Telecoms
17 10 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
18 9 (9.38%) Firewall
18 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
18 9 (9.38%) JavaScript
18 9 (9.38%) HP

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 16 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.21%) Apache Spark
2 5 (5.21%) IBM Domino
2 5 (5.21%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (4.17%) IBM Notes
3 4 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.08%) CMS
5 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.08%) IIS
5 2 (2.08%) JBoss
5 2 (2.08%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.08%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (1.04%) CICS
6 1 (1.04%) Confluence
6 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Maximo
1 1 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) IaaS
1 6 (6.25%) IBM Cloud
2 5 (5.21%) Bluemix
2 5 (5.21%) GitHub
3 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.04%) PaaS
4 1 (1.04%) SaaS
4 1 (1.04%) Slack
4 1 (1.04%) SoftLayer
4 1 (1.04%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) Firewall
2 6 (6.25%) SAN
3 4 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.17%) WAN
4 3 (3.13%) LAN
5 2 (2.08%) DHCP
5 2 (2.08%) DNS
5 2 (2.08%) FCoE
5 2 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.08%) FTP
5 2 (2.08%) LDAP
5 2 (2.08%) SMTP
5 2 (2.08%) SNMP
5 2 (2.08%) SSH
5 2 (2.08%) Telnet
5 2 (2.08%) VPN
5 2 (2.08%) Wireless
6 1 (1.04%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.04%) VLAN
6 1 (1.04%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.88%) IBM InfoSphere
2 13 (13.54%) DB2
3 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.25%) Big Data
5 5 (5.21%) Apache Hive
5 5 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.21%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.21%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.21%) Sqoop
5 5 (5.21%) Star Schema
6 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.08%) Adabas
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 8 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.08%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.04%) Vagrant
General
1 46 (47.92%) Retail
2 10 (10.42%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.25%) Finance
4 1 (1.04%) Billing
4 1 (1.04%) Legal
4 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (46.88%) Architect
2 32 (33.33%) Data Architect
3 11 (11.46%) Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) Developer
5 9 (9.38%) Data Analyst
5 9 (9.38%) Supply Chain Architect
6 6 (6.25%) Data Modeller
6 6 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
6 6 (6.25%) SQL Data Analyst
6 6 (6.25%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.21%) Big Data Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) Data Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (4.17%) Hadoop Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Workforce Management Architect
9 3 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.29%) HTML
1 7 (7.29%) IBM Integration Bus
1 7 (7.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (5.21%) Kafka
2 5 (5.21%) Middleware
2 5 (5.21%) PySpark
2 5 (5.21%) Spark Streaming
3 3 (3.13%) CSS
3 3 (3.13%) Web Services
4 2 (2.08%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.08%) Compass CSS Framework
4 2 (2.08%) Dojo
4 2 (2.08%) HTML5
4 2 (2.08%) jQuery
4 2 (2.08%) LESS
4 2 (2.08%) Regular Expression
4 2 (2.08%) Sass
4 2 (2.08%) Spring
5 1 (1.04%) JSP
5 1 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.46%) Private Cloud
3 9 (9.38%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 8 (8.33%) Data Structures
5 7 (7.29%) EMC VNX
6 6 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (5.21%) Oracle Exalogic
7 5 (5.21%) Replication
8 3 (3.13%) SWIFT
9 2 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (2.08%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (2.08%) iPad
9 2 (2.08%) iPhone
9 2 (2.08%) Mainframe
9 2 (2.08%) User Experience
9 2 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.04%) Clustering
10 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.63%) Linux
1 15 (15.63%) Windows
2 10 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (9.38%) Windows Server
3 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.29%) Unix
5 6 (6.25%) AIX
6 5 (5.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (4.17%) SUSE
7 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.08%) CentOS
8 2 (2.08%) Solaris
8 2 (2.08%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.08%) Windows Phone
8 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.08%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.04%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.42%) Data Architecture
2 28 (29.17%) Data Analysis
3 27 (28.13%) Data Management
3 27 (28.13%) Master Data Management
4 26 (27.08%) Data Modelling
5 24 (25.00%) Data Mapping
6 12 (12.50%) Migration
7 11 (11.46%) ITIL
8 8 (8.33%) Demand Forecasting
9 7 (7.29%) Service Management
9 7 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.25%) Data Migration
10 6 (6.25%) DevOps
10 6 (6.25%) WFM
11 5 (5.21%) Business Analysis
11 5 (5.21%) Data Protection
11 5 (5.21%) ETL
11 5 (5.21%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (5.21%) Logical Data Model
11 5 (5.21%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.63%) SQL
2 9 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.29%) Java
3 7 (7.29%) Python
4 6 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.21%) Perl
6 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.08%) Korn
7 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.04%) C#
8 1 (1.04%) COBOL
8 1 (1.04%) JCL
8 1 (1.04%) NATURAL
8 1 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (3.13%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) CCENT
2 2 (2.08%) CCNA
2 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (2.08%) MCSA
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.04%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.04%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) Data Quality
1 5 (5.21%) GDPR
2 1 (1.04%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.33%) Docker
2 8 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (7.29%) vSphere
4 5 (5.21%) Apache Flume
4 5 (5.21%) HDFS
5 3 (3.13%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.13%) XenServer
6 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.08%) vCloud
6 2 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.08%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (5.21%) Ambari
2 5 (5.21%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (5.21%) Kubernetes
2 5 (5.21%) Netcool
2 5 (5.21%) Oozie
3 4 (4.17%) Ansible
3 4 (4.17%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.13%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.13%) Puppet
4 3 (3.13%) vRealize
5 2 (2.08%) CFEngine
5 2 (2.08%) EMC VPLEX
5 2 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.08%) SCCM
5 2 (2.08%) SCOM
5 2 (2.08%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.08%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.08%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.08%) yum
Vendors
1 25 (26.04%) Microsoft
2 22 (22.92%) Oracle
3 18 (18.75%) VMware
4 14 (14.58%) EMC
5 13 (13.54%) JDA
6 9 (9.38%) HP
7 8 (8.33%) Cisco
8 7 (7.29%) Dell
8 7 (7.29%) NetApp
9 6 (6.25%) Lotus
9 6 (6.25%) Red Hat
10 5 (5.21%) Sun
10 5 (5.21%) Tableau
11 4 (4.17%) 3PAR
12 3 (3.13%) Brocade
12 3 (3.13%) Citrix
12 3 (3.13%) Intel
12 3 (3.13%) Remedy
12 3 (3.13%) SAP
12 3 (3.13%) Symantec