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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 110 100 100
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 62 93 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.82% 1.97% 1.98%
As % of the Vendors category 4.31% 4.62% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 69 79
Median daily rate £450 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £343 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.77 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £31.44 £31.53
% change year-on-year
+16.09% -0.26%
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
1438 2013 2701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.12% 42.61% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 1504 1906
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 40 59
Median hourly rate £27.50 £14.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.65% -25.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.55 £22.50 £32.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 55 (41.67%) Finance
2 49 (37.12%) Linux
3 41 (31.06%) Oracle
3 41 (31.06%) WebSphere
4 40 (30.30%) Banking
5 35 (26.52%) SQL
6 34 (25.76%) Java
7 33 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 30 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (20.45%) ITIL
9 27 (20.45%) Windows
9 27 (20.45%) VMware
10 24 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 24 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (16.67%) HP
12 20 (15.15%) Unix
13 19 (14.39%) Middleware
13 19 (14.39%) Migration
14 18 (13.64%) XML
15 16 (12.12%) AIX
15 16 (12.12%) Cisco
15 16 (12.12%) Data Centre
16 14 (10.61%) Windows Server
16 14 (10.61%) Active Directory
16 14 (10.61%) WebSphere MQ
16 14 (10.61%) MS Excel
16 14 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (10.61%) Oracle RAC
17 13 (9.85%) Puppet
17 13 (9.85%) E-Commerce

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 41 (31.06%) WebSphere
2 12 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (6.82%) Apache
4 7 (5.30%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.30%) WebLogic
5 6 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (3.03%) FileNet
7 4 (3.03%) IBM Domino
7 4 (3.03%) IIS
7 4 (3.03%) Skype for Business
7 4 (3.03%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (2.27%) Confluence
8 3 (2.27%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (2.27%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.52%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.52%) JBoss
9 2 (1.52%) SAS
10 1 (0.76%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 14 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.03%) MS Project
3 3 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.52%) MS Office
4 2 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.52%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.52%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.76%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.76%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.79%) Office 365
3 5 (3.79%) PaaS
4 4 (3.03%) IaaS
4 4 (3.03%) IBM Blueworks
5 3 (2.27%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.52%) Bluemix
6 2 (1.52%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.76%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.85%) DNS
2 12 (9.09%) Firewall
3 11 (8.33%) SAN
4 10 (7.58%) HTTP
5 8 (6.06%) LAN
5 8 (6.06%) WAN
6 7 (5.30%) NAS
7 6 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (3.79%) Internet
8 5 (3.79%) Network Security
9 4 (3.03%) Extranet
9 4 (3.03%) iSCSI
9 4 (3.03%) SSL
9 4 (3.03%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.03%) VPN
10 3 (2.27%) FTP
10 3 (2.27%) Multicast
11 2 (1.52%) DHCP
11 2 (1.52%) DMZ
11 2 (1.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 10 (7.58%) Hadoop
4 9 (6.82%) Big Data
5 8 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (5.30%) DB2
6 7 (5.30%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (5.30%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (3.79%) MySQL
8 4 (3.03%) QlikView
8 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.27%) DataStage
9 3 (2.27%) HBase
10 2 (1.52%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.52%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.52%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (1.52%) OLAP
10 2 (1.52%) OLTP
10 2 (1.52%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.79%) JIRA
4 4 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.52%) Ant
5 2 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.52%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.52%) Introscope
5 2 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.52%) Selenium
5 2 (1.52%) Subversion
6 1 (0.76%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.76%) JMeter
6 1 (0.76%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.76%) Maven
6 1 (0.76%) NCrunch
6 1 (0.76%) NUnit
6 1 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.76%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.76%) VisualVM
General
1 55 (41.67%) Finance
2 40 (30.30%) Banking
3 11 (8.33%) Retail
4 5 (3.79%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.27%) Law
5 3 (2.27%) Marketing
6 2 (1.52%) Back Office
6 2 (1.52%) Front Office
6 2 (1.52%) Legal
6 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (17.42%) Architect
2 18 (13.64%) Analyst
3 17 (12.88%) Administrator
3 17 (12.88%) Developer
4 12 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.06%) Consultant
7 7 (5.30%) DBA
7 7 (5.30%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (5.30%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.55%) Server Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.79%) Integration Architect
9 5 (3.79%) Oracle DBA
9 5 (3.79%) Senior Server Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.39%) Middleware
2 18 (13.64%) XML
3 14 (10.61%) WebSphere MQ
4 11 (8.33%) .NET
5 10 (7.58%) Web Services
6 9 (6.82%) J2EE
7 8 (6.06%) IBM Integration Bus
8 7 (5.30%) JMS
9 5 (3.79%) CSS
9 5 (3.79%) HTML
9 5 (3.79%) JSP
9 5 (3.79%) REST
9 5 (3.79%) Servlets
9 5 (3.79%) XML Messaging
10 4 (3.03%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.03%) jQuery
10 4 (3.03%) JSON
11 3 (2.27%) JDBC
11 3 (2.27%) ODBC
11 3 (2.27%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.30%) Replication
3 5 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.79%) Clustering
3 5 (3.79%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.27%) DataPower
5 3 (2.27%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.27%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.52%) Blog
6 2 (1.52%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.52%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (1.52%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.52%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.52%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (37.12%) Linux
2 27 (20.45%) Windows
3 20 (15.15%) Unix
4 16 (12.12%) AIX
5 14 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (10.61%) Windows Server
6 12 (9.09%) Solaris
7 5 (3.79%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (3.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (3.03%) Windows Phone
9 3 (2.27%) SUSE
9 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.52%) zOS
11 1 (0.76%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.76%) MVS
11 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (20.45%) ITIL
3 19 (14.39%) Migration
4 13 (9.85%) E-Commerce
5 12 (9.09%) DevOps
5 12 (9.09%) Low Latency
6 11 (8.33%) Capacity Management
6 11 (8.33%) Project Management
7 10 (7.58%) TDD
8 9 (6.82%) Server Virtualisation
9 8 (6.06%) Analytics
9 8 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (6.06%) Database Security
9 8 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (6.06%) High Availability
10 7 (5.30%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (4.55%) CRM
11 6 (4.55%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (26.52%) SQL
2 34 (25.76%) Java
3 8 (6.06%) C
3 8 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.30%) Python
4 7 (5.30%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.79%) XPath
6 4 (3.03%) C#
7 3 (2.27%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.27%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.27%) Ruby
8 2 (1.52%) Go
8 2 (1.52%) Jython
8 2 (1.52%) Korn
8 2 (1.52%) Perl
9 1 (0.76%) C++
9 1 (0.76%) LotusScript
9 1 (0.76%) PHP
9 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (9.09%) IBM Certification
1 12 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.30%) MCITP
2 7 (5.30%) OCP
2 7 (5.30%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (3.79%) Degree
3 5 (3.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (3.03%) MCSE
5 1 (0.76%) CCNP
5 1 (0.76%) CCSP
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.76%) CISSP
5 1 (0.76%) ISEB
5 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.76%) COBIT
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (10.61%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.61%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.30%) NFS
5 6 (4.55%) KVM
5 6 (4.55%) Xen
6 5 (3.79%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.79%) XenApp
7 4 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (3.03%) SRDF
7 4 (3.03%) UAG
7 4 (3.03%) vSphere
8 3 (2.27%) Docker
8 3 (2.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.76%) HDFS
10 1 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (9.85%) Puppet
2 5 (3.79%) Control-M
3 4 (3.03%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.03%) IBM BigFix
3 4 (3.03%) SCOM
3 4 (3.03%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 3 (2.27%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (1.52%) Ansible
5 2 (1.52%) Nagios
5 2 (1.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.76%) Cacti
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.76%) SCCM
6 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.76%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (31.06%) Oracle
2 27 (20.45%) VMware
3 24 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 22 (16.67%) HP
5 16 (12.12%) Cisco
6 13 (9.85%) EMC
7 12 (9.09%) Citrix
7 12 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 9 (6.82%) Dell
9 8 (6.06%) CheckPoint
10 7 (5.30%) Fortinet
10 7 (5.30%) NetApp
11 6 (4.55%) Symantec
11 6 (4.55%) TIBCO
12 5 (3.79%) ATG
12 5 (3.79%) Bloomberg
12 5 (3.79%) hybris
12 5 (3.79%) Reuters
12 5 (3.79%) SAP
13 4 (3.03%) Cognos
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