The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 95 101 107
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing IBM 103 126 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.80% 1.77% 1.57%
As % of the Vendors category 4.06% 3.87% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 88 79
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £357 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £579 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -29.68%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2538 3252 3348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.32% 45.74% 42.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1766 2274 2284
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 108 97
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.61% +11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £50.70 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
IBM
London

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 51 (26.70%) Windows
1 51 (26.70%) Banking
2 48 (25.13%) Oracle
2 48 (25.13%) Finance
3 41 (21.47%) VMware
4 40 (20.94%) Linux
5 39 (20.42%) Microsoft
6 38 (19.90%) WebSphere
7 36 (18.85%) SQL
8 34 (17.80%) Java
9 31 (16.23%) UNIX
10 30 (15.71%) SQL Server
11 28 (14.66%) Active Directory
12 26 (13.61%) SAN
13 25 (13.09%) Investment Banking
14 24 (12.57%) VMware Infrastructure
15 22 (11.52%) Middleware
15 22 (11.52%) HP
16 20 (10.47%) Data Warehouse
17 19 (9.95%) EMC
17 19 (9.95%) Business Intelligence
17 19 (9.95%) ITIL
17 19 (9.95%) XML
18 18 (9.42%) Tomcat
18 18 (9.42%) Windows Server 2008
19 17 (8.90%) Windows Server 2003
20 16 (8.38%) Migration
20 16 (8.38%) WebLogic
21 15 (7.85%) Cognos
21 15 (7.85%) SOA

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 38 (19.90%) WebSphere
2 18 (9.42%) Tomcat
3 16 (8.38%) WebLogic
4 14 (7.33%) MS Exchange
5 11 (5.76%) IIS
6 10 (5.24%) SharePoint
7 9 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (4.71%) Oracle Coherence
8 8 (4.19%) FileNet
9 7 (3.66%) MQSeries
10 5 (2.62%) Lync
10 5 (2.62%) Apache
11 4 (2.09%) Documentum
11 4 (2.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.57%) CICS
12 3 (1.57%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (1.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (1.05%) TIBCO EMS
13 2 (1.05%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 14 (7.33%) MS Office
2 13 (6.81%) MS Excel
3 10 (5.24%) MS Project
3 10 (5.24%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.09%) Adobe Captivate
4 4 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.09%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 3 (1.57%) RMDS
1 3 (1.57%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (1.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.05%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.05%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.05%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.52%) Documaker
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.52%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.52%) Endur
3 1 (0.52%) Agresso
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.52%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.52%) Maximo
3 1 (0.52%) AWD
3 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.52%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.14%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.52%) SaaS
4 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.61%) SAN
2 12 (6.28%) DNS
2 12 (6.28%) Firewall
3 10 (5.24%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.19%) Network Security
5 6 (3.14%) LAN
5 6 (3.14%) NAS
6 5 (2.62%) FCoE
6 5 (2.62%) WAN
7 4 (2.09%) iSCSI
7 4 (2.09%) LDAP
7 4 (2.09%) Multicast
7 4 (2.09%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (1.57%) Extranet
8 3 (1.57%) Intranet
8 3 (1.57%) HTTP
9 2 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.05%) SSH
9 2 (1.05%) VPN
9 2 (1.05%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.47%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (6.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (6.28%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.71%) DB2
6 8 (4.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (4.19%) DataStage
7 7 (3.66%) Hadoop
7 7 (3.66%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.14%) IBM InfoSphere
9 5 (2.62%) Big Data
9 5 (2.62%) MySQL
9 5 (2.62%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.62%) QlikView
9 5 (2.62%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (2.09%) DTS
10 4 (2.09%) QualityStage
10 4 (2.09%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (3.66%) Ant
1 7 (3.66%) JIRA
2 6 (3.14%) Eclipse
2 6 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.09%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.09%) Subversion
3 4 (2.09%) Maven
3 4 (2.09%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.09%) Mercurial
4 3 (1.57%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.57%) Gerrit
4 3 (1.57%) ClearQuest
5 2 (1.05%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (1.05%) AnthillPro
5 2 (1.05%) ReSharper
5 2 (1.05%) CruiseControl
5 2 (1.05%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.05%) JUnit
5 2 (1.05%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 51 (26.70%) Banking
2 48 (25.13%) Finance
3 25 (13.09%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.24%) Retail
5 5 (2.62%) Publishing
6 4 (2.09%) Advertising
6 4 (2.09%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.57%) Back Office
8 2 (1.05%) Legal
9 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.52%) Military
9 1 (0.52%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (14.14%) Administrator
1 27 (14.14%) Architect
2 26 (13.61%) Developer
3 19 (9.95%) Analyst
4 14 (7.33%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (6.28%) Data Architect
6 11 (5.76%) Business Analyst
7 10 (5.24%) Consultant
8 7 (3.66%) Storage Manager
8 7 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.14%) Storage Administrator
9 6 (3.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (3.14%) DBA
9 6 (3.14%) Project Manager
10 5 (2.62%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (2.62%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 5 (2.62%) Banking Business Analyst
11 4 (2.09%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 4 (2.09%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.52%) Middleware
2 19 (9.95%) XML
3 13 (6.81%) WebSphere MQ
4 12 (6.28%) XSLT
5 11 (5.76%) HTML
6 10 (5.24%) J2EE
7 8 (4.19%) Spring
7 8 (4.19%) Web Services
7 8 (4.19%) .NET
8 7 (3.66%) CSS
8 7 (3.66%) SOAP
9 6 (3.14%) XSD
10 5 (2.62%) REST
10 5 (2.62%) JMS
10 5 (2.62%) MDX
10 5 (2.62%) WCF
11 4 (2.09%) LINQ
11 4 (2.09%) JRules
11 4 (2.09%) Flash
11 4 (2.09%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.24%) Clustering
1 10 (5.24%) Mainframe
2 7 (3.66%) Replication
2 7 (3.66%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (2.62%) CLARiiON
4 4 (2.09%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.09%) Symmetrix
4 4 (2.09%) E-Learning
4 4 (2.09%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.09%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.09%) DataPower
5 3 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.57%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.57%) Statistics
6 2 (1.05%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.05%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.05%) Derivative
6 2 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.05%) CESG
6 2 (1.05%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 51 (26.70%) Windows
2 40 (20.94%) Linux
3 31 (16.23%) UNIX
4 18 (9.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (8.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (6.81%) Solaris
7 12 (6.28%) AIX
8 9 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (4.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (3.66%) zOS
11 3 (1.57%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.57%) SELinux
11 3 (1.57%) SUSE
11 3 (1.57%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.57%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.05%) Android
12 2 (1.05%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.52%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (9.95%) Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.95%) ITIL
2 16 (8.38%) Migration
3 15 (7.85%) SOA
4 13 (6.81%) Project Management
4 13 (6.81%) UML
4 13 (6.81%) TOGAF
5 12 (6.28%) OO
6 9 (4.71%) DevOps
6 9 (4.71%) Data Modelling
6 9 (4.71%) ETL
7 8 (4.19%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (4.19%) Data Management
7 8 (4.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (4.19%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (3.66%) Analytics
8 7 (3.66%) Master Data Management
8 7 (3.66%) Workflow
8 7 (3.66%) Information Security
8 7 (3.66%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.85%) SQL
2 34 (17.80%) Java
3 12 (6.28%) Perl
4 11 (5.76%) Bash Shell
5 9 (4.71%) Python
5 9 (4.71%) PowerShell
6 8 (4.19%) C#
7 7 (3.66%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.14%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.14%) C++
8 6 (3.14%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.14%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.62%) Ruby
10 4 (2.09%) VB
10 4 (2.09%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.57%) VBA
11 3 (1.57%) VBScript
11 3 (1.57%) XPath
12 2 (1.05%) PHP
12 2 (1.05%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (5.76%) Degree
2 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.09%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.57%) MCSE
4 3 (1.57%) CISSP
5 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.05%) CEH
5 2 (1.05%) ISEB
5 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.52%) CISM
6 1 (0.52%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.52%) MCITP
6 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.14%) SLA
2 3 (1.57%) QA
3 2 (1.05%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 28 (14.66%) Active Directory
2 24 (12.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.24%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (5.24%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (4.71%) vSphere
5 8 (4.19%) Hyper-V
5 8 (4.19%) XenApp
6 7 (3.66%) vCloud
6 7 (3.66%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.62%) NFS
7 5 (2.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (2.09%) UAG
8 4 (2.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 4 (2.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (1.57%) SRDF
9 3 (1.57%) ACF2
9 3 (1.57%) KVM
9 3 (1.57%) Samba
10 2 (1.05%) Xen
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 11 (5.76%) Tivoli
1 11 (5.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 9 (4.71%) Puppet
3 7 (3.66%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.62%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 4 (2.09%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.57%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (1.57%) SCCM
6 3 (1.57%) SCOM
7 2 (1.05%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.05%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.05%) Control-M
7 2 (1.05%) Nagios
7 2 (1.05%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (1.05%) HP SIM
7 2 (1.05%) YUM
8 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.52%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 48 (25.13%) Oracle
2 41 (21.47%) VMware
3 39 (20.42%) Microsoft
4 22 (11.52%) HP
5 19 (9.95%) EMC
6 15 (7.85%) Cognos
7 12 (6.28%) NetApp
8 11 (5.76%) Red Hat
9 10 (5.24%) Sybase
9 10 (5.24%) Cisco
9 10 (5.24%) Citrix
10 9 (4.71%) Symantec
11 8 (4.19%) Teradata
12 7 (3.66%) Tableau
12 7 (3.66%) SAP
12 7 (3.66%) Sun
13 6 (3.14%) Adobe
13 6 (3.14%) BMC
13 6 (3.14%) CA
13 6 (3.14%) TIBCO
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