The table below looks at the statistics 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
London / City of London
Rank 107 106 116
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing IBM 50 38 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.71% 1.24% 1.55%
As % of the Vendors category 3.94% 3.11% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 30 47
Median daily rate £575 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £245 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £528 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +9.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1269 1223 2177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.41% 39.93% 43.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 941 898 1598
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 51
Median hourly rate £55.00 £22.06 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+149.34% +22.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for IBM.

1 54 (52.94%) Finance
2 43 (42.16%) Banking
3 42 (41.18%) Oracle
4 34 (33.33%) Linux
5 23 (22.55%) WebSphere
6 21 (20.59%) IBM Integration Bus
6 21 (20.59%) SQL Server
7 18 (17.65%) SQL
8 17 (16.67%) Java
8 17 (16.67%) HP
8 17 (16.67%) VMware
9 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
10 14 (13.73%) Unix
10 14 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (12.75%) REST
11 13 (12.75%) Windows
11 13 (12.75%) ITIL
11 13 (12.75%) Web Services
12 12 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (11.76%) Puppet
13 11 (10.78%) Oracle Fusion
13 11 (10.78%) Low Latency
13 11 (10.78%) DevOps
13 11 (10.78%) MuleSoft
13 11 (10.78%) API Integration
13 11 (10.78%) Migration
13 11 (10.78%) Solaris
13 11 (10.78%) SOA
13 11 (10.78%) MOM

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 23 (22.55%) WebSphere
2 10 (9.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.92%) SAS
4 3 (2.94%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.96%) Apache
5 2 (1.96%) Confluence
5 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.98%) FileNet
6 1 (0.98%) IIS
6 1 (0.98%) JBoss
6 1 (0.98%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (3.92%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.92%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.94%) AutoCAD
2 3 (2.94%) SPSS
3 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) TRIRIGA
2 2 (1.96%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.98%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.98%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.92%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.96%) IaaS
2 2 (1.96%) Office 365
3 1 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) Firewall
1 5 (4.90%) Internet
1 5 (4.90%) LAN
1 5 (4.90%) WAN
2 4 (3.92%) SAN
2 4 (3.92%) snoop
2 4 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.94%) VPN
4 2 (1.96%) 802.11
4 2 (1.96%) AMQP
4 2 (1.96%) DNS
4 2 (1.96%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.96%) HTTP
4 2 (1.96%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.96%) LDAP
4 2 (1.96%) MPLS
4 2 (1.96%) NAS
4 2 (1.96%) SSH
4 2 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.84%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.90%) DB2
3 5 (4.90%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (4.90%) QlikView
4 4 (3.92%) DataStage
4 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.94%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.94%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (2.94%) MySQL
5 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.94%) Spotfire
6 2 (1.96%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.96%) OLAP
6 2 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.96%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (1.96%) Pentaho
6 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.90%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.90%) JIRA
3 4 (3.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (3.92%) Bitbucket
3 4 (3.92%) NCrunch
3 4 (3.92%) NUnit
3 4 (3.92%) ReSharper
3 4 (3.92%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.96%) Subversion
5 1 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 54 (52.94%) Finance
2 43 (42.16%) Banking
3 5 (4.90%) Front Office
3 5 (4.90%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.92%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.92%) Retail
5 3 (2.94%) Advertising
5 3 (2.94%) International Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Law
6 2 (1.96%) Legal
6 2 (1.96%) Marketing
7 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (19.61%) Architect
2 13 (12.75%) Developer
2 13 (12.75%) Integration Architect
3 12 (11.76%) Administrator
3 12 (11.76%) Analyst
3 12 (11.76%) Lead Architect
4 7 (6.86%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (6.86%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 6 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 6 (5.88%) Consultant
5 6 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 6 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (4.90%) DBA
6 5 (4.90%) Designer
6 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (3.92%) Integration Specialist
7 4 (3.92%) UX Designer
7 4 (3.92%) UX Developer
7 4 (3.92%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.59%) IBM Integration Bus
2 13 (12.75%) REST
2 13 (12.75%) Web Services
3 11 (10.78%) Oracle Fusion
4 10 (9.80%) WebSphere MQ
5 9 (8.82%) Middleware
6 8 (7.84%) XML
7 6 (5.88%) .NET
7 6 (5.88%) SOAP
8 4 (3.92%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 4 (3.92%) WPF
9 2 (1.96%) 802.1X
9 2 (1.96%) HTML
9 2 (1.96%) J2EE
9 2 (1.96%) JMS
9 2 (1.96%) jQuery
9 2 (1.96%) JSON
9 2 (1.96%) OpenID
9 2 (1.96%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (1.96%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.86%) Replication
2 7 (6.86%) Visualisation
3 6 (5.88%) Clustering
4 5 (4.90%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.90%) Data Integration
4 5 (4.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.92%) Fintech
5 4 (3.92%) Fixed Income
5 4 (3.92%) User Experience
6 3 (2.94%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.94%) Online Banking
6 3 (2.94%) PKI
6 3 (2.94%) Statistics
7 2 (1.96%) Blog
7 2 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.96%) Data Conversion
7 2 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.96%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.96%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 34 (33.33%) Linux
2 14 (13.73%) Unix
3 13 (12.75%) Windows
4 11 (10.78%) Solaris
5 9 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.90%) AIX
7 4 (3.92%) SUSE
8 3 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (2.94%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.98%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.98%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (12.75%) ITIL
3 12 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.78%) API Integration
4 11 (10.78%) DevOps
4 11 (10.78%) Low Latency
4 11 (10.78%) Migration
4 11 (10.78%) SOA
5 10 (9.80%) Service Design
6 9 (8.82%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 8 (7.84%) Analytics
8 7 (6.86%) B2B
8 7 (6.86%) B2C
9 6 (5.88%) Database Security
9 6 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (4.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (3.92%) Data Visualisation
11 4 (3.92%) High Availability
11 4 (3.92%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.65%) SQL
2 17 (16.67%) Java
3 6 (5.88%) C
3 6 (5.88%) Python
4 5 (4.90%) Perl
5 4 (3.92%) C#
5 4 (3.92%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.92%) XAML
6 3 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.94%) XPath
7 2 (1.96%) C++
7 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.98%) Clojure
8 1 (0.98%) COBOL
8 1 (0.98%) Korn
8 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.98%) R
8 1 (0.98%) REXX
8 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (4.90%) IBM Certification
2 4 (3.92%) MCITP
2 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.92%) OCP
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (2.94%) Degree
4 2 (1.96%) CISSP
4 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.94%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) COBIT
2 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (4.90%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.92%) vSphere
5 3 (2.94%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.94%) KVM
5 3 (2.94%) NFS
5 3 (2.94%) Xen
6 2 (1.96%) Docker
7 1 (0.98%) GPFS
7 1 (0.98%) SRDF
7 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.98%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (11.76%) Puppet
2 11 (10.78%) MOM
3 5 (4.90%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.92%) Control-M
4 4 (3.92%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (3.92%) Nagios
5 3 (2.94%) Netcool
5 3 (2.94%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 3 (2.94%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 3 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.96%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.96%) OpenView
6 2 (1.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.98%) Ansible
7 1 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.98%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.98%) SCCM
7 1 (0.98%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.98%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 42 (41.18%) Oracle
2 17 (16.67%) HP
2 17 (16.67%) VMware
3 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
4 11 (10.78%) MuleSoft
5 10 (9.80%) Cisco
5 10 (9.80%) Red Hat
6 7 (6.86%) CheckPoint
6 7 (6.86%) Fortinet
7 6 (5.88%) Adobe
8 5 (4.90%) Citrix
8 5 (4.90%) Cognos
8 5 (4.90%) EMC
8 5 (4.90%) Informatica
9 4 (3.92%) DevExpress
9 4 (3.92%) Infragistics
9 4 (3.92%) Remedy
9 4 (3.92%) SAP
9 4 (3.92%) Telerik
9 4 (3.92%) TIBCO
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