Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 108 80
Rank change year-on-year -16 -28 +6
Contract jobs citing IBM 40 50 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.01% 1.32% 2.21%
As % of the Vendors category 2.11% 2.65% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 51
Berkshire median daily rate £463 £330 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.15% -26.67% -
10th Percentile £336 £127 £319
90th Percentile £572 £556 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £14.00
South East median hourly rate £19.03 £21.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year -9.38% -26.96% -23.33%

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 1,897 1,884 2,508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 47.94% 49.71% 50.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 996 833 1,308
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £257 £250 £228
90th Percentile £600 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 135 119
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £12.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +5.22% -32.47%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £43.45 £38.90 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -8.57% +2.94%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Reading -6 15 £506 +16.05% 4
Maidenhead +8 13 £450 - 1
Bracknell -2 3 £220 -64.80%
Slough -7 3 £560 - 1
Wokingham - 2 £475 - 3
Newbury -22 1 - -
IBM
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 9 (22.50%) DB2
1 9 (22.50%) QRadar
2 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (20.00%) Linux
3 7 (17.50%) Strategic Planning
3 7 (17.50%) Collaborative Working
3 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (15.00%) Splunk
4 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (15.00%) Degree
4 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (15.00%) Finance
4 6 (15.00%) Windows
4 6 (15.00%) Oracle
4 6 (15.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.50%) C
5 5 (12.50%) ITIL
5 5 (12.50%) Change Management
5 5 (12.50%) Migration
5 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 5 (12.50%) French Language
5 5 (12.50%) German Language
5 5 (12.50%) Data Management
5 5 (12.50%) StorNext
6 4 (10.00%) DevOps
6 4 (10.00%) SIEM
6 4 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery

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 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) IBM Domino
2 3 (7.50%) IBM Notes
3 2 (5.00%) FileNet
3 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.50%) CICS
4 1 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.50%) JBoss
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (2.50%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.50%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.50%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.50%) IBM Blueworks
1 3 (7.50%) IBM Cloud
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.50%) SaaS
2 2 (5.00%) IaaS
2 2 (5.00%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) PaaS
2 2 (5.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Firewall
1 4 (10.00%) HTTP
2 2 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) DB2
2 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.50%) Redis
3 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
1 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.50%) French Language
2 5 (12.50%) German Language
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Billing
4 2 (5.00%) Law
4 2 (5.00%) Publishing
5 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Architect
2 8 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Business Process Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Process Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Security Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Lotus Notes Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.50%) Designer
7 1 (2.50%) IT Support
7 1 (2.50%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Procurement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
1 3 (7.50%) Kafka
1 3 (7.50%) Node.js
2 2 (5.00%) EDI
2 2 (5.00%) HTML
2 2 (5.00%) LDAP
2 2 (5.00%) React Native
2 2 (5.00%) RESTful
3 1 (2.50%) Middleware
3 1 (2.50%) REST
3 1 (2.50%) SOAP
3 1 (2.50%) Spring
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.00%) Mainframe
5 3 (7.50%) TM Forum
6 2 (5.00%) Clustering
6 2 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (5.00%) Private Cloud
6 2 (5.00%) User Experience
7 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.50%) Robotics
7 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (17.50%) Collaborative Working
2 7 (17.50%) Strategic Planning
3 5 (12.50%) Change Management
3 5 (12.50%) Data Management
3 5 (12.50%) ITIL
3 5 (12.50%) Migration
4 4 (10.00%) DevOps
4 4 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.00%) SIEM
5 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.50%) CMMI
5 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.50%) CRM
5 3 (7.50%) Customer-Centricity
5 3 (7.50%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.00%) Project Management
6 2 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) C
1 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.50%) SQL
3 2 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.50%) COBOL
4 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.50%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) GxP
1 1 (2.50%) PMO
1 1 (2.50%) QA
1 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) StorNext
2 3 (7.50%) Docker
3 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) QRadar
2 6 (15.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (5.00%) HP ALM
3 2 (5.00%) Netcool
4 1 (2.50%) Ansible
4 1 (2.50%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (2.50%) Control-M
4 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle
1 6 (15.00%) Splunk
2 3 (7.50%) Google
2 3 (7.50%) Lotus
2 3 (7.50%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (7.50%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) Ariba
3 2 (5.00%) Cognos
3 2 (5.00%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) Remedy
3 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.50%) BEA
4 1 (2.50%) Blue Prism
4 1 (2.50%) BMC
4 1 (2.50%) Concur
4 1 (2.50%) NetApp
4 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.50%) Unisys