Period
to 25 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 July 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 > Slough
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 32 45
Rank change year-on-year +9 +13 -6
Contract jobs citing IBM 7 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.55% 2.23% 1.52%
As % of the Vendors category 4.73% 3.45% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Slough median daily rate £650 £370 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.68% -24.10% +21.12%
10th Percentile £625 £330 £385
90th Percentile £675 £388 £522
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -2.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Slough median hourly rate - £14.00 -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £14.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -24.32% +5.71%

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 Slough.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 148 232 307
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 53.82% 64.80% 51.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 147 178
Slough median daily rate £385 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +16.28% -7.86%
10th Percentile £213 £204 £196
90th Percentile £538 £500 £521
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 12
Slough median hourly rate £14.25 £18.00 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +4.53% -13.90%
10th Percentile £13.18 £11.90 £10.03
90th Percentile £15.93 £22.53 £21.90
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year +8.00% -42.00% +23.14%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Slough

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Slough

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Slough region with a requirement for IBM.

1 5 (71.43%) DB2
1 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (57.14%) AIX
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) DB2 UDB
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (28.57%) MCSA
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) SMTP
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) SMTP
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (71.43%) DB2
2 4 (57.14%) DB2 UDB
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) DataStage
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DB2 DBA
1 4 (57.14%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) iPad
1 2 (28.57%) iPhone
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
1 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) AIX
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 8
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Phone
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCENT
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Kaspersky
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Veeam
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle