Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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.

IBM
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 50 55
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5 +22
Contract jobs citing IBM 116 151 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.84% 3.57% 3.04%
As % of the Vendors category 5.76% 6.99% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 59 86
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £300 £325 £356
90th Percentile £660 £538 £531
South East median daily rate £423 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -0.59% - +7.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - £50.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +150.00% +3.90%
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -39.02% +82.22% +4.65%

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 2015 2160 2503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.27% 51.11% 50.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1033 1117 1278
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £225
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £418 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +4.44% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 123 135
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.75 £13.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.46% -39.68% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.73 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £39.88 £44.66 £46.49
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.13 £18.50
% change year-on-year +5.43% -12.84% +19.35%

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 20 November 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 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 20 November 2017. 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 +6 41 £450 -10.00% 1
Reading -28 19 £456 +4.89% 2
Slough +13 13 £525 +40.00%
Newbury +1 5 £300 -20.00%
Wokingham -5 1 - -
IBM
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 52 (44.83%) Retail
2 35 (30.17%) Data Architecture
3 28 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 28 (24.14%) Data Analysis
4 27 (23.28%) Data Management
4 27 (23.28%) Master Data Management
5 26 (22.41%) Data Modelling
6 25 (21.55%) Data Mapping
6 25 (21.55%) IBM InfoSphere
7 23 (19.83%) Oracle
8 21 (18.10%) Linux
8 21 (18.10%) VMware
9 19 (16.38%) Windows
10 16 (13.79%) DB2
10 16 (13.79%) SQL
10 16 (13.79%) WebSphere
10 16 (13.79%) Git (software)
11 15 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (12.93%) JavaScript
11 15 (12.93%) EMC
11 15 (12.93%) Docker
11 15 (12.93%) Data Centre
12 14 (12.07%) DevOps
13 13 (11.21%) JDA
14 12 (10.34%) AIX
14 12 (10.34%) Unix
14 12 (10.34%) Migration
14 12 (10.34%) Kafka
15 11 (9.48%) ITIL
16 10 (8.62%) 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 (13.79%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.31%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.31%) IBM Domino
2 5 (4.31%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (3.45%) IBM Notes
3 4 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.59%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.72%) CMS
5 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.72%) IIS
5 2 (1.72%) JBoss
5 2 (1.72%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.72%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.86%) CICS
6 1 (0.86%) Confluence
6 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Maximo
1 1 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) IaaS
1 6 (5.17%) IBM Cloud
2 5 (4.31%) Bluemix
2 5 (4.31%) GitHub
3 4 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.86%) PaaS
5 1 (0.86%) SaaS
5 1 (0.86%) Slack
5 1 (0.86%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.86%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.76%) Firewall
2 7 (6.03%) HTTP
3 6 (5.17%) SAN
4 4 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.45%) WAN
5 3 (2.59%) DNS
5 3 (2.59%) LAN
6 2 (1.72%) DHCP
6 2 (1.72%) FCoE
6 2 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (1.72%) FTP
6 2 (1.72%) LDAP
6 2 (1.72%) SMTP
6 2 (1.72%) SNMP
6 2 (1.72%) SSH
6 2 (1.72%) Telnet
6 2 (1.72%) VPN
6 2 (1.72%) Wireless
7 1 (0.86%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.86%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.55%) IBM InfoSphere
2 16 (13.79%) DB2
3 9 (7.76%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (6.90%) MongoDB
4 8 (6.90%) SQL Server
5 7 (6.03%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.03%) Redis
6 6 (5.17%) Big Data
7 5 (4.31%) Apache Hive
7 5 (4.31%) Hadoop
7 5 (4.31%) Oracle Exadata
7 5 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (4.31%) Sqoop
7 5 (4.31%) Star Schema
8 4 (3.45%) DB2 UDB
9 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.72%) Adabas
10 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.72%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.86%) Vagrant
General
1 52 (44.83%) Retail
2 8 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.31%) Finance
4 4 (3.45%) Law
5 1 (0.86%) Billing
5 1 (0.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (39.66%) Architect
2 33 (28.45%) Data Architect
3 14 (12.07%) Developer
4 13 (11.21%) Analyst
5 9 (7.76%) Supply Chain Architect
6 8 (6.90%) Data Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Data Modeller
7 6 (5.17%) DBA
7 6 (5.17%) SQL Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) SQL Data Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.31%) Big Data Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Consultant
8 5 (4.31%) Data Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) DB2 DBA
8 5 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (3.45%) Hadoop Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Workforce Management Architect
10 3 (2.59%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.34%) Kafka
2 8 (6.90%) Node.js
3 7 (6.03%) IBM Integration Bus
3 7 (6.03%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (5.17%) Middleware
4 6 (5.17%) RESTful
5 5 (4.31%) HTML
5 5 (4.31%) PySpark
5 5 (4.31%) Spark Streaming
6 3 (2.59%) CSS
6 3 (2.59%) OAuth
6 3 (2.59%) OpenID
6 3 (2.59%) Web Services
7 2 (1.72%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.72%) Compass CSS Framework
7 2 (1.72%) Dojo
7 2 (1.72%) HTML5
7 2 (1.72%) jQuery
7 2 (1.72%) Regular Expression
7 2 (1.72%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.93%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.62%) Private Cloud
3 9 (7.76%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 8 (6.90%) Data Structures
5 7 (6.03%) EMC VNX
6 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.31%) Oracle Exalogic
6 5 (4.31%) Replication
7 3 (2.59%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.59%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.72%) DataPower
8 2 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.72%) iPad
8 2 (1.72%) iPhone
8 2 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.86%) Clustering
9 1 (0.86%) CMDB
9 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.10%) Linux
2 19 (16.38%) Windows
3 12 (10.34%) AIX
3 12 (10.34%) Unix
4 10 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (8.62%) Windows Server
4 10 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.17%) SUSE
5 6 (5.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.72%) CentOS
8 2 (1.72%) Solaris
8 2 (1.72%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.72%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.72%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.72%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.72%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.86%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.17%) Data Architecture
2 28 (24.14%) Data Analysis
3 27 (23.28%) Data Management
3 27 (23.28%) Master Data Management
4 26 (22.41%) Data Modelling
5 25 (21.55%) Data Mapping
6 14 (12.07%) DevOps
7 12 (10.34%) Migration
8 11 (9.48%) ITIL
9 8 (6.90%) Demand Forecasting
10 7 (6.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (5.17%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.17%) WFM
12 5 (4.31%) Business Analysis
12 5 (4.31%) Customer Engagement
12 5 (4.31%) Data Migration
12 5 (4.31%) ETL
12 5 (4.31%) GAP Analysis
12 5 (4.31%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.79%) SQL
2 15 (12.93%) JavaScript
3 7 (6.03%) Bash Shell
3 7 (6.03%) Java
3 7 (6.03%) Python
3 7 (6.03%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.31%) Perl
5 4 (3.45%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.72%) Korn
7 1 (0.86%) C#
7 1 (0.86%) COBOL
7 1 (0.86%) JCL
7 1 (0.86%) NATURAL
7 1 (0.86%) Ruby
7 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.59%) Degree
2 2 (1.72%) CCENT
2 2 (1.72%) CCNA
2 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (1.72%) MCSA
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.86%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.86%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) Data Quality
1 5 (4.31%) GDPR
2 2 (1.72%) QA
3 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (12.93%) Docker
1 15 (12.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (6.90%) vSphere
3 5 (4.31%) Apache Flume
3 5 (4.31%) HDFS
4 3 (2.59%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.59%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.59%) XenServer
5 2 (1.72%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (1.72%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.72%) vCloud
5 2 (1.72%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (6.03%) Tivoli
1 7 (6.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (4.31%) Ambari
2 5 (4.31%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (4.31%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.31%) Oozie
3 4 (3.45%) Ansible
4 3 (2.59%) IBM BigFix
4 3 (2.59%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.59%) Netcool
4 3 (2.59%) Puppet
4 3 (2.59%) vRealize
5 2 (1.72%) CFEngine
5 2 (1.72%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.72%) SCCM
5 2 (1.72%) SCOM
5 2 (1.72%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.72%) Unicenter
5 2 (1.72%) yum
Vendors
1 28 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 23 (19.83%) Oracle
3 21 (18.10%) VMware
4 15 (12.93%) EMC
5 13 (11.21%) JDA
6 10 (8.62%) HP
7 8 (6.90%) Cisco
8 7 (6.03%) Dell
8 7 (6.03%) NetApp
8 7 (6.03%) SAP
9 6 (5.17%) Lotus
9 6 (5.17%) Red Hat
10 5 (4.31%) Sun
10 5 (4.31%) Tableau
11 4 (3.45%) 3PAR
12 3 (2.59%) Brocade
12 3 (2.59%) Citrix
12 3 (2.59%) Intel
12 3 (2.59%) Symantec
13 2 (1.72%) Barracuda Networks