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 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
London / City of London
Rank 121 102 79
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -23
Contract jobs citing IBM 36 51 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.21% 1.60% 2.33%
As % of the Vendors category 2.96% 4.02% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 36 81
Median daily rate £550 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £663 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.53% +34.28%

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
1217 1270 2219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.07% 39.72% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 914 949 1627
Median daily rate £450 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 43
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -9.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £9.40 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £26.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 February 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 24 February 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 (58.70%) Finance
2 39 (42.39%) Oracle
3 35 (38.04%) Banking
4 24 (26.09%) WebSphere
5 23 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 22 (23.91%) IBM Integration Bus
7 19 (20.65%) Java
8 17 (18.48%) Linux
9 16 (17.39%) Unix
9 16 (17.39%) SQL
10 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
11 14 (15.22%) SOA
11 14 (15.22%) REST
12 13 (14.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 13 (14.13%) Web Services
12 13 (14.13%) Windows
12 13 (14.13%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (13.04%) VMware
13 12 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (11.96%) WebSphere MQ
14 11 (11.96%) MOM
14 11 (11.96%) HP
14 11 (11.96%) Oracle Fusion
14 11 (11.96%) MuleSoft
14 11 (11.96%) API Integration
14 11 (11.96%) Anypoint
15 10 (10.87%) Service Design
15 10 (10.87%) Middleware
15 10 (10.87%) .NET
16 9 (9.78%) XML

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 24 (26.09%) WebSphere
2 13 (14.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (11.96%) Anypoint
4 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.26%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (3.26%) SAS
6 2 (2.17%) Confluence
6 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.09%) IIS
7 1 (1.09%) JBoss
7 1 (1.09%) Predix
7 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (5.43%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.26%) AutoCAD
3 3 (3.26%) SPSS
4 2 (2.17%) MS Office
4 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) TRIRIGA
2 2 (2.17%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.09%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.09%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.35%) Office 365
2 3 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.17%) IaaS
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.17%) PaaS
4 1 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.09%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.09%) Firebase
4 1 (1.09%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (1.09%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) Firewall
1 5 (5.43%) snoop
2 4 (4.35%) LDAP
2 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.26%) DNS
3 3 (3.26%) VPN
4 2 (2.17%) 802.11
4 2 (2.17%) AMQP
4 2 (2.17%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.17%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.17%) Internet
4 2 (2.17%) LAN
4 2 (2.17%) MPLS
4 2 (2.17%) Multicast
4 2 (2.17%) Network Security
4 2 (2.17%) SAN
4 2 (2.17%) SSH
4 2 (2.17%) SSL
4 2 (2.17%) WAN
5 1 (1.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.70%) DB2
3 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.43%) QlikView
4 4 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.35%) DataStage
4 4 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.35%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.26%) Big Data
5 3 (3.26%) MySQL
5 3 (3.26%) Spotfire
6 2 (2.17%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.17%) OLAP
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (2.17%) Pentaho
6 2 (2.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 5 (5.43%) Bitbucket
2 5 (5.43%) JIRA
2 5 (5.43%) NCrunch
2 5 (5.43%) NUnit
2 5 (5.43%) ReSharper
2 5 (5.43%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.17%) Subversion
5 1 (1.09%) Ant
5 1 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.09%) ERwin
5 1 (1.09%) Maven
5 1 (1.09%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 54 (58.70%) Finance
2 35 (38.04%) Banking
3 5 (5.43%) Front Office
4 4 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.26%) Advertising
5 3 (3.26%) International Banking
5 3 (3.26%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.26%) Marketing
5 3 (3.26%) Retail
6 1 (1.09%) Legal
6 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (25.00%) Architect
2 14 (15.22%) Developer
3 13 (14.13%) Integration Architect
4 11 (11.96%) Lead Architect
5 10 (10.87%) Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) Consultant
6 6 (6.52%) Designer
7 5 (5.43%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.43%) C# WPF Developer
7 5 (5.43%) UI Developer
7 5 (5.43%) UI/UX Developer
7 5 (5.43%) UX Developer
7 5 (5.43%) WPF Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Administrator
8 4 (4.35%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Integration Specialist
8 4 (4.35%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.35%) UI Designer
8 4 (4.35%) UI/UX Designer
8 4 (4.35%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.91%) IBM Integration Bus
2 14 (15.22%) REST
3 13 (14.13%) Web Services
4 11 (11.96%) Oracle Fusion
4 11 (11.96%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (10.87%) .NET
5 10 (10.87%) Middleware
6 9 (9.78%) XML
7 7 (7.61%) SOAP
8 5 (5.43%) J2EE
8 5 (5.43%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 5 (5.43%) WPF
9 4 (4.35%) OpenID
9 4 (4.35%) SAML
10 2 (2.17%) 802.1X
10 2 (2.17%) JSON
10 2 (2.17%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (2.17%) Ultra Messaging
11 1 (1.09%) Android SDK
11 1 (1.09%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.43%) User Experience
3 4 (4.35%) Fixed Income
3 4 (4.35%) Replication
3 4 (4.35%) SWIFT
4 3 (3.26%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.26%) Clustering
4 3 (3.26%) Fintech
4 3 (3.26%) PKI
5 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.17%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.17%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) Blog
6 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.48%) Linux
2 16 (17.39%) Unix
3 13 (14.13%) Windows
4 6 (6.52%) Solaris
4 6 (6.52%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.35%) AIX
5 4 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.26%) SUSE
7 1 (1.09%) Android
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.22%) SOA
2 13 (14.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (11.96%) API Integration
5 10 (10.87%) Service Design
6 9 (9.78%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 8 (8.70%) B2B
7 8 (8.70%) ITIL
8 7 (7.61%) Analytics
8 7 (7.61%) B2C
8 7 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (7.61%) Migration
9 6 (6.52%) Low Latency
9 6 (6.52%) Open Source
9 6 (6.52%) Visualisation
10 5 (5.43%) Data Integration
10 5 (5.43%) DevOps
10 5 (5.43%) Garbage Collection
10 5 (5.43%) Information Architecture
10 5 (5.43%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.65%) Java
2 16 (17.39%) SQL
3 5 (5.43%) C#
3 5 (5.43%) Perl
3 5 (5.43%) XAML
4 4 (4.35%) C
5 3 (3.26%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.26%) C++
5 3 (3.26%) Python
5 3 (3.26%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.26%) XPath
6 2 (2.17%) COBOL
6 2 (2.17%) R
7 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.09%) Korn
7 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.09%) REXX
7 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) CISSP
2 2 (2.17%) IBM Certification
3 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.09%) MCITP
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.09%) OCP
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) PCI DSS
1 3 (3.26%) SEPA
2 2 (2.17%) COBIT
2 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.17%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.52%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (2.17%) vSphere
5 1 (1.09%) Docker
5 1 (1.09%) GPFS
5 1 (1.09%) NFS
5 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.09%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) MOM
2 6 (6.52%) Puppet
2 6 (6.52%) Tivoli
3 4 (4.35%) Control-M
3 4 (4.35%) Nagios
3 4 (4.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (3.26%) Netcool
4 3 (3.26%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 3 (3.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (3.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 3 (3.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.17%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.17%) OpenView
6 1 (1.09%) Ansible
6 1 (1.09%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (1.09%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (1.09%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.09%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 39 (42.39%) Oracle
2 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
3 12 (13.04%) VMware
4 11 (11.96%) HP
4 11 (11.96%) MuleSoft
5 8 (8.70%) Citrix
6 7 (7.61%) Adobe
6 7 (7.61%) Cognos
7 5 (5.43%) DevExpress
7 5 (5.43%) Informatica
7 5 (5.43%) Infragistics
7 5 (5.43%) Telerik
8 4 (4.35%) Dell
8 4 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.35%) Remedy
8 4 (4.35%) SAP
9 3 (3.26%) Bloomberg
9 3 (3.26%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (3.26%) Reuters
9 3 (3.26%) TIBCO
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