Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 21 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 37 42
Rank change year-on-year -34 +5 +38
Contract jobs citing IBM 19 67 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.49% 4.55% 3.97%
As % of the Vendors category 2.87% 8.77% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 58
Reading median daily rate £456 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.89% -3.33% -5.76%
10th Percentile £348 £324 £359
90th Percentile £538 £494 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £50.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +150.00% +3.90%

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 Reading.

All Vendors
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 663 764 988
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 52.00% 51.90% 51.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 371 540
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.08% +4.25%
10th Percentile £276 £188 £227
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 58 79
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.45 £46.80 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £21.55
% change year-on-year +13.73% -40.84% +23.14%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Reading

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Reading

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Reading over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Reading

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 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 Reading region with a requirement for IBM.

1 8 (42.11%) WebSphere
1 8 (42.11%) DevOps
2 6 (31.58%) Node.js
2 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 6 (31.58%) HTTP
2 6 (31.58%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) IBM Integration Bus
3 5 (26.32%) Redis
3 5 (26.32%) Kafka
3 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
3 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
3 5 (26.32%) Docker
4 4 (21.05%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (21.05%) RESTful
4 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Middleware
5 3 (15.79%) Symantec
5 3 (15.79%) Unix
5 3 (15.79%) Windows
5 3 (15.79%) Linux
5 3 (15.79%) LAN
5 3 (15.79%) WAN
5 3 (15.79%) NetApp
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) Sun
5 3 (15.79%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) Dell
5 3 (15.79%) EMC

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (42.11%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
3 2 (10.53%) IBM Notes
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (5.26%) CICS
4 1 (5.26%) IBM Domino
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) HTTP
2 3 (15.79%) LAN
2 3 (15.79%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MongoDB
1 5 (26.32%) NoSQL
1 5 (26.32%) Redis
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Adabas
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Integration Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Portal Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Storage Architect
4 2 (10.53%) SWIFT Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Virtualisation Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Portal Developer
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Node.js
1 6 (31.58%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (26.32%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (26.32%) Kafka
3 4 (21.05%) RESTful
4 3 (15.79%) Middleware
5 2 (10.53%) OAuth
5 2 (10.53%) OpenID
6 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
1 3 (15.79%) Private Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) SWIFT
3 1 (5.26%) DataPower
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Unix
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) DevOps
2 4 (21.05%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Coaching
3 3 (15.79%) Low Latency
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Service Design
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) API Development
4 2 (10.53%) BDD
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.53%) User Stories
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) COBOL
2 1 (5.26%) JCL
2 1 (5.26%) NATURAL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Docker
2 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) vSphere
2 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
2 3 (15.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Brocade
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco
1 3 (15.79%) Citrix
1 3 (15.79%) Dell
1 3 (15.79%) EMC
1 3 (15.79%) HP
1 3 (15.79%) Intel
1 3 (15.79%) NetApp
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
1 3 (15.79%) SAP
1 3 (15.79%) Sun
1 3 (15.79%) Symantec
1 3 (15.79%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Lotus
3 1 (5.26%) Ab Initio