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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 102 88 100
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing IBM 68 132 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.99% 2.23% 1.74%
As % of the Vendors category 4.80% 5.16% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 94 72
Median daily rate £450 £448 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -5.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £322 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £550 £611
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £37.98 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.25 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
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
1416 2558 2530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.44% 43.17% 43.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1080 1887 1737
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 64 53
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.47% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £32.20 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 66 (41.77%) Finance
2 52 (32.91%) Oracle
2 52 (32.91%) WebSphere
3 51 (32.28%) Java
4 50 (31.65%) Linux
5 38 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (21.52%) Windows
6 34 (21.52%) ITIL
6 34 (21.52%) SQL Server
7 31 (19.62%) Microsoft
7 31 (19.62%) Banking
8 30 (18.99%) SQL
9 26 (16.46%) XML
9 26 (16.46%) Unix
10 25 (15.82%) Middleware
11 24 (15.19%) VMware
12 23 (14.56%) AIX
12 23 (14.56%) Active Directory
12 23 (14.56%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (12.66%) HP
13 20 (12.66%) SAN
13 20 (12.66%) Windows Server
14 19 (12.03%) DNS
14 19 (12.03%) WebSphere MQ
15 18 (11.39%) WebSphere Application Server
15 18 (11.39%) .NET
16 17 (10.76%) J2EE
17 16 (10.13%) DB2
17 16 (10.13%) TDD
18 15 (9.49%) WebLogic

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 52 (32.91%) WebSphere
2 18 (11.39%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (9.49%) WebLogic
4 10 (6.33%) Apache
5 9 (5.70%) Confluence
6 7 (4.43%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.80%) Tomcat
8 5 (3.16%) IIS
9 4 (2.53%) IBM Domino
9 4 (2.53%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (2.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (2.53%) SAS
9 4 (2.53%) Skype for Business
9 4 (2.53%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (1.90%) FileNet
10 3 (1.90%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.90%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (1.27%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 14 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.80%) MS Project
2 6 (3.80%) SPSS
3 3 (1.90%) MS Office
4 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.06%) Maximo
2 6 (3.80%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (3.80%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.27%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (1.27%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.27%) Primavera
4 1 (0.63%) Documaker
4 1 (0.63%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.63%) RMDS
4 1 (0.63%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.86%) PaaS
2 11 (6.96%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (6.96%) IaaS
3 10 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (5.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (3.16%) Office 365
7 3 (1.90%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.27%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.63%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.66%) SAN
2 19 (12.03%) DNS
3 13 (8.23%) Firewall
4 11 (6.96%) HTTP
4 11 (6.96%) SSL
5 10 (6.33%) DMZ
5 10 (6.33%) VPN
6 8 (5.06%) NAS
7 5 (3.16%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (2.53%) Extranet
8 4 (2.53%) LAN
8 4 (2.53%) Network Security
8 4 (2.53%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.53%) WAN
9 3 (1.90%) FTP
9 3 (1.90%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.90%) Multicast
9 3 (1.90%) SNMP
10 2 (1.27%) DHCP
10 2 (1.27%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (21.52%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.13%) DB2
3 14 (8.86%) Oracle Database
4 12 (7.59%) Big Data
5 10 (6.33%) Hadoop
6 9 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (4.43%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.16%) MySQL
9 3 (1.90%) DataStage
9 3 (1.90%) GIS
9 3 (1.90%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (1.27%) HBase
10 2 (1.27%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (1.27%) QlikView
10 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (8.23%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.96%) JIRA
3 9 (5.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (5.70%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (3.80%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (3.16%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.90%) Introscope
7 3 (1.90%) Subversion
8 2 (1.27%) Ant
8 2 (1.27%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.27%) Maven
8 2 (1.27%) Selenium
8 2 (1.27%) Toad
9 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.63%) JMeter
9 1 (0.63%) JUnit
9 1 (0.63%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.63%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 66 (41.77%) Finance
2 31 (19.62%) Banking
3 11 (6.96%) Financial Institution
4 9 (5.70%) Retail
5 8 (5.06%) Back Office
6 6 (3.80%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.27%) Law
8 1 (0.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.63%) Front Office
8 1 (0.63%) Legal
8 1 (0.63%) Marketing
8 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (17.72%) Architect
2 23 (14.56%) Analyst
2 23 (14.56%) Developer
3 15 (9.49%) Consultant
4 14 (8.86%) Administrator
5 12 (7.59%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (4.43%) Business Analyst
6 7 (4.43%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (3.80%) Azure Consultant
7 6 (3.80%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (3.16%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (3.16%) Integration Architect
8 5 (3.16%) Integration Specialist
8 5 (3.16%) Java Developer
8 5 (3.16%) Senior Server Engineer
8 5 (3.16%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.16%) Server Engineer
8 5 (3.16%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (2.53%) Applications Support
9 4 (2.53%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.46%) XML
2 25 (15.82%) Middleware
3 19 (12.03%) WebSphere MQ
4 18 (11.39%) .NET
5 17 (10.76%) J2EE
6 12 (7.59%) Web Services
7 10 (6.33%) IBM Integration Bus
7 10 (6.33%) JSP
7 10 (6.33%) Servlets
8 7 (4.43%) JMS
9 6 (3.80%) CSS
9 6 (3.80%) HTML
9 6 (3.80%) JSON
10 5 (3.16%) REST
10 5 (3.16%) XML Messaging
11 4 (2.53%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.53%) jQuery
12 3 (1.90%) HTML5
12 3 (1.90%) JDBC
12 3 (1.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.49%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.06%) DataPower
3 8 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.43%) Hedge funds
5 6 (3.80%) iSeries
6 4 (2.53%) Clustering
7 3 (1.90%) Replication
8 2 (1.27%) AS400
8 2 (1.27%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.27%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.27%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.27%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.27%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.63%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.63%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.63%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 50 (31.65%) Linux
2 34 (21.52%) Windows
3 26 (16.46%) Unix
4 23 (14.56%) AIX
5 20 (12.66%) Windows Server
6 13 (8.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (6.33%) Solaris
8 9 (5.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 8 (5.06%) Oracle Linux
9 8 (5.06%) SUSE
9 8 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (3.16%) Apple iOS
12 4 (2.53%) Windows Phone
13 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (1.27%) zOS
14 1 (0.63%) MVS
14 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (21.52%) ITIL
3 16 (10.13%) TDD
4 15 (9.49%) Continuous Delivery
4 15 (9.49%) High Availability
5 14 (8.86%) Analytics
5 14 (8.86%) SDLC
6 13 (8.23%) Asset Management
6 13 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (8.23%) Change Management
6 13 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (8.23%) DevOps
6 13 (8.23%) E-Commerce
6 13 (8.23%) Migration
6 13 (8.23%) Project Management
7 10 (6.33%) BDD
7 10 (6.33%) Software Engineering
8 9 (5.70%) OO
9 8 (5.06%) Capacity Management
9 8 (5.06%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (32.28%) Java
2 30 (18.99%) SQL
3 9 (5.70%) JavaScript
3 9 (5.70%) Shell Script
4 8 (5.06%) Bash Shell
4 8 (5.06%) C
4 8 (5.06%) Python
5 7 (4.43%) C#
5 7 (4.43%) Perl
6 5 (3.16%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.16%) XPath
7 3 (1.90%) C++
7 3 (1.90%) Jython
7 3 (1.90%) Korn
7 3 (1.90%) Ruby
7 3 (1.90%) VBScript
8 2 (1.27%) Go
8 2 (1.27%) PHP
8 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.27%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 9 (5.70%) Degree
2 8 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.43%) IBM Certification
4 5 (3.16%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.53%) MCSE
6 3 (1.90%) ISEB
6 3 (1.90%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.90%) MCITP
6 3 (1.90%) OCP
6 3 (1.90%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (1.90%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.63%) CCNP
8 1 (0.63%) CCSP
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.63%) CISSP
8 1 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.63%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.16%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (14.56%) Active Directory
1 23 (14.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.33%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (5.70%) Docker
4 7 (4.43%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (3.16%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.16%) NFS
5 5 (3.16%) XenApp
6 4 (2.53%) UAG
6 4 (2.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.53%) vSphere
7 3 (1.90%) KVM
7 3 (1.90%) SRDF
7 3 (1.90%) Xen
8 2 (1.27%) Firmware
8 2 (1.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (1.27%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (8.86%) Puppet
2 5 (3.16%) Tivoli
3 4 (2.53%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.53%) Control-M
3 4 (2.53%) IBM BigFix
3 4 (2.53%) SCOM
3 4 (2.53%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 3 (1.90%) Ansible
4 3 (1.90%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 3 (1.90%) Nagios
4 3 (1.90%) Netcool
5 2 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.27%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (1.27%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 2 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.63%) Oozie
6 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.63%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.63%) zSecure
Vendors
1 52 (32.91%) Oracle
2 31 (19.62%) Microsoft
3 24 (15.19%) VMware
4 20 (12.66%) HP
5 15 (9.49%) Citrix
6 14 (8.86%) SAP
7 12 (7.59%) Red Hat
8 11 (6.96%) Dell
8 11 (6.96%) EMC
9 10 (6.33%) Splunk
10 9 (5.70%) BEA
11 6 (3.80%) Cisco
11 6 (3.80%) NetApp
11 6 (3.80%) Symantec
12 5 (3.16%) ATG
12 5 (3.16%) Bloomberg
12 5 (3.16%) Reuters
12 5 (3.16%) TIBCO
12 5 (3.16%) Veritas
12 5 (3.16%) webMethods
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