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 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
South East / Berkshire
Rank 65 58 85
Rank change year-on-year -7 +27  
Contract jobs citing IBM 35 65 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.91% 2.65% 1.66%
As % of the Vendors category 3.77% 5.05% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 34 31
Median daily rate £318 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.44% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £330 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.62% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year +2.73% +29.20%  

IBM is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 928 1288 1399
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 50.66% 52.44% 48.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 661 685
Median daily rate £400 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% -0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 48 42
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing IBM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Berkshire

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +8 17 £438 - 1
Thatcham - 4 - -
Bracknell -11 3 - - 1
Slough -2 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 - - 3
Newbury - 2 £325 - 3
IBM
South East

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 44 (48.35%) Linux
2 37 (40.66%) Unix
3 33 (36.26%) NetApp
4 26 (28.57%) SAN
5 25 (27.47%) VMware
5 25 (27.47%) Data Centre
6 23 (25.27%) AIX
7 22 (24.18%) Shell Script
8 21 (23.08%) Finance
8 21 (23.08%) Solaris
8 21 (23.08%) Windows
9 19 (20.88%) HP
10 18 (19.78%) Cisco
11 16 (17.58%) EMC
11 16 (17.58%) Law
11 16 (17.58%) Telecoms
11 16 (17.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 16 (17.58%) Mainframe
12 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
12 15 (16.48%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (15.38%) IBM Mainframe
13 14 (15.38%) Google
13 14 (15.38%) CRM
13 14 (15.38%) SQL
13 14 (15.38%) EMC VNX
13 14 (15.38%) EMC VMAX
14 12 (13.19%) Java
14 12 (13.19%) Process Improvement
15 11 (12.09%) Private Cloud
15 11 (12.09%) Oracle

IBM
Top Related 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 8 (8.79%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.49%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.40%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.30%) Apache
4 3 (3.30%) Commerce Server
4 3 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.30%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (3.30%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.30%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.10%) IIS
5 1 (1.10%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Maximo
2 3 (3.30%) Fredhopper
3 1 (1.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.20%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.20%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (28.57%) SAN
2 8 (8.79%) Firewall
3 7 (7.69%) RFID
4 6 (6.59%) Internet
4 6 (6.59%) LAN
5 1 (1.10%) BGP
5 1 (1.10%) DHCP
5 1 (1.10%) DNS
5 1 (1.10%) FTP
5 1 (1.10%) MPLS
5 1 (1.10%) Network Security
5 1 (1.10%) OSPF
5 1 (1.10%) PBX
5 1 (1.10%) SNMP
5 1 (1.10%) SSL
5 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.10%) Telnet
5 1 (1.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) DB2
2 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.30%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (1.10%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 4 (4.40%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.40%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.30%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.20%) JMeter
5 1 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.10%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (23.08%) Finance
2 16 (17.58%) Law
2 16 (17.58%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.79%) Marketing
4 6 (6.59%) Mandarin Language
4 6 (6.59%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.20%) Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (10.99%) Consultant
1 10 (10.99%) Storage Manager
2 9 (9.89%) Architect
2 9 (9.89%) Storage Engineer
3 8 (8.79%) Developer
3 8 (8.79%) Marketing Manager
3 8 (8.79%) Technical Leader
4 7 (7.69%) Maximo Developer
4 7 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
5 6 (6.59%) Business Manager
5 6 (6.59%) IT Consultant
6 4 (4.40%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Storage Architect
7 3 (3.30%) IBM Storage Architect
7 3 (3.30%) IBM Storage Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Storage Consultant
7 3 (3.30%) Storage Specialist
7 3 (3.30%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Team Leader
8 2 (2.20%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.79%) Middleware
2 7 (7.69%) JSON
2 7 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (4.40%) J2EE
3 4 (4.40%) REST
3 4 (4.40%) SOAP
3 4 (4.40%) XML
4 3 (3.30%) Ajax
4 3 (3.30%) CSS
4 3 (3.30%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (3.30%) HTML
4 3 (3.30%) Kafka
4 3 (3.30%) RESTful
4 3 (3.30%) Spring
4 3 (3.30%) Spring Boot
4 3 (3.30%) Worklight
5 2 (2.20%) .NET
5 2 (2.20%) JMS
5 2 (2.20%) Web Services
6 1 (1.10%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (27.47%) Data Centre
2 16 (17.58%) Mainframe
3 14 (15.38%) EMC VMAX
3 14 (15.38%) EMC VNX
3 14 (15.38%) IBM Mainframe
4 11 (12.09%) Private Cloud
5 10 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.20%) PMI
6 2 (2.20%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.10%) Clustering
7 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (48.35%) Linux
2 37 (40.66%) Unix
3 23 (25.27%) AIX
4 21 (23.08%) Solaris
4 21 (23.08%) Windows
5 9 (9.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.40%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.30%) SUSE
8 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.38%) CRM
2 12 (13.19%) Process Improvement
3 11 (12.09%) Migration
4 10 (10.99%) Mobile First
4 10 (10.99%) Service Delivery
5 9 (9.89%) ITIL
5 9 (9.89%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (8.79%) Budget Control
6 8 (8.79%) Data Migration
6 8 (8.79%) Programme Management
7 7 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
7 7 (7.69%) Data Architecture
7 7 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (7.69%) Mobile Development
7 7 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 7 (7.69%) Push Notifications
8 6 (6.59%) Analytics
8 6 (6.59%) Business Transformation
8 6 (6.59%) Case Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.18%) Shell Script
2 14 (15.38%) SQL
3 12 (13.19%) Java
4 10 (10.99%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.20%) Python
6 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) Degree
2 6 (6.59%) MBA
3 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.20%) PMP
5 2 (2.20%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (16.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.40%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (17.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 10 (10.99%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.30%) Kibana
3 3 (3.30%) logstash
4 2 (2.20%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.20%) Netcool
4 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.20%) Puppet
5 1 (1.10%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (1.10%) Ansible
5 1 (1.10%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (36.26%) NetApp
2 25 (27.47%) VMware
3 19 (20.88%) HP
4 18 (19.78%) Cisco
5 16 (17.58%) EMC
6 15 (16.48%) Microsoft
7 14 (15.38%) Google
8 11 (12.09%) Oracle
9 9 (9.89%) Citrix
10 8 (8.79%) Red Hat
10 8 (8.79%) Sun
11 7 (7.69%) TIBCO
12 3 (3.30%) 3PAR
12 3 (3.30%) AppDynamics
12 3 (3.30%) SAP
12 3 (3.30%) Splunk
13 2 (2.20%) Adobe
13 2 (2.20%) Informatica
13 2 (2.20%) Rackspace
13 2 (2.20%) ServiceNow
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