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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 113 97 101
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing IBM 62 123 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.79% 2.26% 1.86%
As % of the Vendors category 4.17% 5.13% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 90 72
Median daily rate £463 £431 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £336 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £553 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
IBM
London

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
1487 2399 2697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.96% 44.11% 45.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1128 1785 1851
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £591
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 50 58
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.00 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.15 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.99% +5.82%

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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 2016, 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 68 (44.16%) Finance
2 55 (35.71%) Linux
3 51 (33.12%) Oracle
4 45 (29.22%) WebSphere
5 42 (27.27%) Java
6 41 (26.62%) Banking
7 37 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (24.03%) SQL Server
8 34 (22.08%) ITIL
9 33 (21.43%) SQL
10 31 (20.13%) Microsoft
11 29 (18.83%) Windows
11 29 (18.83%) VMware
12 26 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (16.23%) HP
14 22 (14.29%) XML
15 21 (13.64%) Unix
16 20 (12.99%) AIX
16 20 (12.99%) SAN
16 20 (12.99%) Middleware
17 19 (12.34%) Active Directory
18 18 (11.69%) Migration
19 17 (11.04%) DevOps
20 16 (10.39%) WebSphere MQ
20 16 (10.39%) Puppet
21 15 (9.74%) TDD
21 15 (9.74%) Cisco
21 15 (9.74%) DNS
21 15 (9.74%) Solaris
21 15 (9.74%) .NET

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 45 (29.22%) WebSphere
2 14 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (7.79%) Apache
4 10 (6.49%) WebLogic
5 7 (4.55%) Confluence
5 7 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.90%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (2.60%) FileNet
8 4 (2.60%) IBM Domino
8 4 (2.60%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (2.60%) IIS
8 4 (2.60%) Skype for Business
8 4 (2.60%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (1.95%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (1.30%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.30%) JBoss
10 2 (1.30%) SAS
11 1 (0.65%) Quickr
Applications
1 14 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.60%) MS Office
2 4 (2.60%) MS Project
3 3 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Maximo
1 6 (3.90%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (3.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.30%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.30%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (1.30%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.65%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.65%) RMDS
3 1 (0.65%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.65%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (6.49%) PaaS
2 9 (5.84%) IaaS
3 8 (5.19%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (3.25%) Office 365
6 3 (1.95%) IBM Blueworks
6 3 (1.95%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (1.95%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.30%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.65%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.99%) SAN
2 15 (9.74%) DNS
3 12 (7.79%) HTTP
4 10 (6.49%) Firewall
5 9 (5.84%) NAS
6 8 (5.19%) DMZ
6 8 (5.19%) SSL
6 8 (5.19%) VPN
7 7 (4.55%) LAN
7 7 (4.55%) WAN
8 6 (3.90%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (2.60%) Extranet
9 4 (2.60%) Internet
9 4 (2.60%) Network Security
9 4 (2.60%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.95%) FTP
10 3 (1.95%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.95%) Multicast
10 3 (1.95%) SNMP
11 2 (1.30%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (24.03%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.14%) DB2
2 11 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 10 (6.49%) Hadoop
4 9 (5.84%) Big Data
4 9 (5.84%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.90%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (3.90%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (3.25%) MySQL
7 4 (2.60%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.95%) DataStage
8 3 (1.95%) HBase
8 3 (1.95%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (1.30%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.30%) OLAP
9 2 (1.30%) OLTP
9 2 (1.30%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.30%) QlikView
9 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (8.44%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.84%) JIRA
3 7 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (3.90%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.95%) Introscope
7 2 (1.30%) Ant
7 2 (1.30%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.30%) Selenium
7 2 (1.30%) Subversion
7 2 (1.30%) Toad
8 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.65%) JMeter
8 1 (0.65%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.65%) Maven
8 1 (0.65%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
General
1 68 (44.16%) Finance
2 41 (26.62%) Banking
3 10 (6.49%) Retail
4 8 (5.19%) Back Office
5 7 (4.55%) Financial Institution
5 7 (4.55%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.95%) Law
7 2 (1.30%) Legal
8 1 (0.65%) Advertising
8 1 (0.65%) Front Office
8 1 (0.65%) Marketing
8 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (15.58%) Analyst
1 24 (15.58%) Developer
2 23 (14.94%) Architect
3 22 (14.29%) Administrator
4 12 (7.79%) Consultant
4 12 (7.79%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (6.49%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (5.84%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (5.19%) Business Analyst
7 8 (5.19%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) DBA
9 6 (3.90%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.90%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.25%) Integration Specialist
10 5 (3.25%) Senior Server Engineer
10 5 (3.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.25%) Server Engineer
10 5 (3.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.29%) XML
2 20 (12.99%) Middleware
3 16 (10.39%) WebSphere MQ
4 15 (9.74%) .NET
5 11 (7.14%) Web Services
6 10 (6.49%) J2EE
7 8 (5.19%) IBM Integration Bus
7 8 (5.19%) JMS
8 7 (4.55%) JSP
8 7 (4.55%) Servlets
9 5 (3.25%) CSS
9 5 (3.25%) HTML
9 5 (3.25%) JSON
9 5 (3.25%) REST
9 5 (3.25%) XML Messaging
10 4 (2.60%) ASP.NET
10 4 (2.60%) jQuery
11 3 (1.95%) JDBC
11 3 (1.95%) ODBC
11 3 (1.95%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.74%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.55%) iSeries
5 6 (3.90%) Clustering
5 6 (3.90%) DataPower
5 6 (3.90%) Replication
6 5 (3.25%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.25%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.60%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.95%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.30%) AS400
9 2 (1.30%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.30%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (1.30%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.30%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.30%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.65%) Fintech
10 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (35.71%) Linux
2 29 (18.83%) Windows
3 21 (13.64%) Unix
4 20 (12.99%) AIX
5 15 (9.74%) Solaris
5 15 (9.74%) Windows Server
6 14 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (5.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 6 (3.90%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (3.25%) Apple iOS
9 5 (3.25%) SUSE
10 4 (2.60%) Windows Phone
10 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.30%) zOS
12 1 (0.65%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.65%) MVS
12 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (22.08%) ITIL
3 18 (11.69%) Migration
4 17 (11.04%) DevOps
5 15 (9.74%) TDD
6 14 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 13 (8.44%) High Availability
7 13 (8.44%) Project Management
8 12 (7.79%) Asset Management
9 11 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (7.14%) Capacity Management
9 11 (7.14%) Change Management
9 11 (7.14%) Low Latency
10 10 (6.49%) Analytics
10 10 (6.49%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (6.49%) SDLC
11 9 (5.84%) Server Virtualisation
12 8 (5.19%) BDD
12 8 (5.19%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 42 (27.27%) Java
2 33 (21.43%) SQL
3 9 (5.84%) C
3 9 (5.84%) Python
3 9 (5.84%) Shell Script
4 8 (5.19%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.90%) C#
6 5 (3.25%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.25%) Perl
6 5 (3.25%) XPath
7 3 (1.95%) Jython
7 3 (1.95%) Ruby
8 2 (1.30%) Go
8 2 (1.30%) PHP
8 2 (1.30%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.30%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.30%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.65%) C++
9 1 (0.65%) Clojure
9 1 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (6.49%) IBM Certification
3 6 (3.90%) Degree
3 6 (3.90%) MCITP
3 6 (3.90%) OCP
3 6 (3.90%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.60%) MCSE
6 3 (1.95%) ISEB
6 3 (1.95%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.30%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) CCNP
8 1 (0.65%) CCSP
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.65%) CISSP
8 1 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.25%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (12.34%) Active Directory
3 13 (8.44%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (5.19%) Docker
4 8 (5.19%) Hyper-V
5 7 (4.55%) NFS
6 6 (3.90%) KVM
6 6 (3.90%) Xen
7 5 (3.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.25%) XenApp
8 4 (2.60%) SRDF
8 4 (2.60%) UAG
8 4 (2.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (2.60%) vSphere
9 2 (1.30%) Firmware
9 2 (1.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.30%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.65%) RACF
Systems Management
1 16 (10.39%) Puppet
2 5 (3.25%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.60%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.60%) IBM BigFix
3 4 (2.60%) SCOM
3 4 (2.60%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 3 (1.95%) Control-M
4 3 (1.95%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (1.95%) Netcool
5 2 (1.30%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 2 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.30%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 2 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.30%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.65%) Oozie
6 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.65%) SCCM
6 1 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 51 (33.12%) Oracle
2 31 (20.13%) Microsoft
3 29 (18.83%) VMware
4 25 (16.23%) HP
5 15 (9.74%) Cisco
6 14 (9.09%) Citrix
6 14 (9.09%) EMC
7 13 (8.44%) Red Hat
8 11 (7.14%) SAP
9 10 (6.49%) Dell
10 8 (5.19%) NetApp
10 8 (5.19%) Splunk
11 7 (4.55%) CheckPoint
12 6 (3.90%) ATG
12 6 (3.90%) Fortinet
12 6 (3.90%) Symantec
12 6 (3.90%) TIBCO
13 5 (3.25%) hybris
13 5 (3.25%) Reuters
13 5 (3.25%) Veritas
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