The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 19 20 41
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +21
Contract jobs citing IBM 7 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.47% 3.18% 1.91%
As % of the Vendors category 10.00% 9.26% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate
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£525 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £510 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £730 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+86.66% -31.81%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Vendors Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
70 54 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 54.69% 34.39% 40.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 32 125
Average daily rate £500 £525 £572
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £250 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £25.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Canary Wharf region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM.

1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Actimize
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) RUP
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) DataStage
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) DataStage
1 1 (14.29%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
1 1 (14.29%) RUP
1 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
1 1 (14.29%) SOA
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (14.29%) Scrum
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Data Management
1 1 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
1 1 (14.29%) Use Case
1 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
1 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
1 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Actimize