Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 31 36
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5 +9
Contract jobs citing IBM 11 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.01% 2.17% 2.16%
As % of the Vendors category 7.80% 4.11% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Slough median daily rate £513 - £400
10th Percentile £488 - £339
90th Percentile £540 - £491
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £50.00 -

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 Slough.

All Vendors
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 141 146 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 51.46% 52.90% 55.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 100 154
Slough median daily rate £400 £363 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -4.61% +8.57%
10th Percentile £297 £225 £207
90th Percentile £560 £526 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Slough median hourly rate - £16.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +28.00% -13.79%
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +19.23% -27.78% +5.88%

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 19 January 2018, 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 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) Python
1 5 (45.45%) ETL
1 5 (45.45%) Star Schema
1 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (45.45%) Hadoop
1 5 (45.45%) Apache Hive
1 5 (45.45%) Big Data
1 5 (45.45%) Kafka
1 5 (45.45%) Apache Flume
1 5 (45.45%) Tableau
1 5 (45.45%) Sqoop
1 5 (45.45%) Ambari
1 5 (45.45%) Oozie
1 5 (45.45%) Docker
1 5 (45.45%) HDFS
1 5 (45.45%) Apache Spark
1 5 (45.45%) Hadoop YARN
1 5 (45.45%) Kubernetes
1 5 (45.45%) Spark Streaming
1 5 (45.45%) Bluemix
1 5 (45.45%) PySpark
1 5 (45.45%) IBM Cloud
2 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) GitHub
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (36.36%) Open Source

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 5 (45.45%) Apache Spark
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Bluemix
1 5 (45.45%) IBM Cloud
2 4 (36.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) FTP
2 2 (18.18%) SMTP
2 2 (18.18%) SNMP
2 2 (18.18%) SSH
2 2 (18.18%) Telnet
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Apache Hive
1 5 (45.45%) Big Data
1 5 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (45.45%) Hadoop
1 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (45.45%) Sqoop
1 5 (45.45%) Star Schema
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Big Data Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Data Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Hadoop Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Java Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Kafka
1 5 (45.45%) PySpark
1 5 (45.45%) Spark Streaming
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) Regular Expression
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) iPad
1 2 (18.18%) iPhone
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
1 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Phone
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ETL
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Open Source
3 3 (27.27%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (18.18%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (18.18%) Customer-Centricity
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (18.18%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) Use Case
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 1 (9.09%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCENT
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCSA
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Apache Flume
1 5 (45.45%) Docker
1 5 (45.45%) HDFS
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Ambari
1 5 (45.45%) Hadoop YARN
1 5 (45.45%) Kubernetes
1 5 (45.45%) Oozie
2 4 (36.36%) Netcool
3 2 (18.18%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Tableau
2 2 (18.18%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Dell
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Kaspersky
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Remedy
2 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
2 2 (18.18%) Veeam
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle