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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 85 107 103
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -4
Contract jobs citing IBM 128 104 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.15% 1.76% 1.90%
As % of the Vendors category 4.96% 4.00% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 72 94
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£438 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £270 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £611 £596
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £62.50 - £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £31.25 £24.05
% change year-on-year
-10.40% +29.96%
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
2579 2598 3206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.39% 44.04% 45.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1907 1775 2223
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 54 116
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £34.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

IBM Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM.

1 117 (39.00%) Finance
2 81 (27.00%) Oracle
3 71 (23.67%) Linux
3 71 (23.67%) Banking
3 71 (23.67%) WebSphere
4 69 (23.00%) Windows
5 62 (20.67%) SQL
6 55 (18.33%) Java
7 49 (16.33%) SQL Server
8 46 (15.33%) UNIX
9 45 (15.00%) HP
9 45 (15.00%) VMware
10 43 (14.33%) Microsoft
11 42 (14.00%) Cisco
11 42 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (13.67%) SAN
12 41 (13.67%) Middleware
13 37 (12.33%) EMC
14 35 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
15 34 (11.33%) Solaris
16 32 (10.67%) MS Excel
17 31 (10.33%) Cognos
18 30 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
19 29 (9.67%) Business Intelligence
20 28 (9.33%) WebSphere MQ
21 27 (9.00%) NetApp
21 27 (9.00%) ITIL
22 26 (8.67%) .NET
22 26 (8.67%) Tivoli
23 24 (8.00%) JavaScript

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 71 (23.67%) WebSphere
2 22 (7.33%) Apache
3 20 (6.67%) IIS
4 18 (6.00%) Tomcat
5 15 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 13 (4.33%) SharePoint
7 11 (3.67%) WebLogic
7 11 (3.67%) MQSeries
8 9 (3.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 8 (2.67%) Oracle Coherence
10 6 (2.00%) FileNet
10 6 (2.00%) JBoss
11 5 (1.67%) OpenStack
12 4 (1.33%) IBM HTTP Server
13 3 (1.00%) Lync
13 3 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (1.00%) WebSphere Portal
13 3 (1.00%) MS Exchange
13 3 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.67%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 32 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.33%) MS Visio
3 12 (4.00%) MS Office
4 9 (3.00%) MS Project
5 5 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.00%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.33%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 21 (7.00%) Cognos TM1
2 19 (6.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (2.00%) RMDS
4 4 (1.33%) SunGard GMI
5 3 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.67%) Algo Collateral
7 1 (0.33%) TRIRIGA
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.33%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.33%) Unica
7 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.67%) IaaS
4 1 (0.33%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.33%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (13.67%) SAN
2 21 (7.00%) WAN
3 19 (6.33%) LAN
3 19 (6.33%) HTTP
4 17 (5.67%) TCP/IP
5 16 (5.33%) DNS
6 15 (5.00%) SSL
7 11 (3.67%) Firewall
8 10 (3.33%) NAS
8 10 (3.33%) Multicast
9 8 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (2.67%) Internet
10 7 (2.33%) iSCSI
10 7 (2.33%) Ethernet
10 7 (2.33%) FCoE
11 6 (2.00%) SNMP
12 5 (1.67%) TACACS
12 5 (1.67%) SSH
13 4 (1.33%) LDAP
13 4 (1.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.00%) Relational Database
3 15 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 14 (4.67%) DB2
5 12 (4.00%) Hadoop
6 11 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (3.33%) IBM InfoSphere
8 8 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (2.67%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.33%) HBase
9 7 (2.33%) DataStage
10 6 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (1.67%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.33%) Cognos Report Studio
13 3 (1.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (4.33%) JIRA
2 9 (3.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.67%) Subversion
4 7 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.00%) Maven
6 5 (1.67%) Introscope
7 4 (1.33%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.33%) Selenium
7 4 (1.33%) MSBuild
8 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.67%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.67%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.67%) Ant
9 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.67%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.67%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.67%) ERwin
10 1 (0.33%) Toad
10 1 (0.33%) JMeter
General
1 117 (39.00%) Finance
2 71 (23.67%) Banking
3 24 (8.00%) Retail
4 20 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 16 (5.33%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.67%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.33%) Advertising
8 3 (1.00%) Back Office
8 3 (1.00%) Private Banking
8 3 (1.00%) Marketing
9 2 (0.67%) Billing
10 1 (0.33%) Electronics
10 1 (0.33%) Legal
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 63 (21.00%) Developer
2 40 (13.33%) Architect
3 36 (12.00%) Administrator
4 35 (11.67%) Analyst
5 20 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 19 (6.33%) Consultant
7 18 (6.00%) TM1 Developer
8 15 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (4.33%) Project Manager
9 13 (4.33%) Business Analyst
9 13 (4.33%) Server Administrator
10 11 (3.67%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (3.33%) Windows Administrator
11 10 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
12 9 (3.00%) Java Developer
12 9 (3.00%) .NET Developer
13 8 (2.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
14 7 (2.33%) Storage Administrator
14 7 (2.33%) DBA
14 7 (2.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (13.67%) Middleware
2 28 (9.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 26 (8.67%) .NET
4 18 (6.00%) XML
5 15 (5.00%) J2EE
5 15 (5.00%) HTML
6 14 (4.67%) SOAP
7 13 (4.33%) Web Services
7 13 (4.33%) REST
8 11 (3.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 10 (3.33%) ASP.NET
9 10 (3.33%) Rendezvous
9 10 (3.33%) .NET Framework
10 9 (3.00%) Servlets
11 8 (2.67%) XSLT
11 8 (2.67%) NHibernate
11 8 (2.67%) WCF
11 8 (2.67%) Entity Framework
12 7 (2.33%) Ultra Messaging
12 7 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.00%) Clustering
3 11 (3.67%) EMC VMAX
4 9 (3.00%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.00%) Replication
5 8 (2.67%) SWIFT
6 6 (2.00%) DataPower
6 6 (2.00%) PKI
6 6 (2.00%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.67%) iSeries
7 5 (1.67%) EMC VNX
7 5 (1.67%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.33%) Equities
8 4 (1.33%) Data Extraction
8 4 (1.33%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.33%) PMI
8 4 (1.33%) Derivative
8 4 (1.33%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 71 (23.67%) Linux
2 69 (23.00%) Windows
3 46 (15.33%) UNIX
4 34 (11.33%) Solaris
5 24 (8.00%) AIX
6 17 (5.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.67%) SUSE
9 5 (1.67%) zOS
10 4 (1.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.33%) HPUX
11 3 (1.00%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (1.00%) i5/OS
12 2 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.67%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.33%) VMS
13 1 (0.33%) OS/390
13 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (9.67%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (9.00%) ITIL
5 23 (7.67%) Project Management
6 20 (6.67%) SDLC
7 18 (6.00%) DevOps
7 18 (6.00%) Scrum
8 17 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (5.33%) SOA
10 15 (5.00%) Configuration Management
11 13 (4.33%) Change Management
11 13 (4.33%) E-Commerce
11 13 (4.33%) Migration
12 10 (3.33%) Risk Management
12 10 (3.33%) Data Modelling
12 10 (3.33%) ETL
12 10 (3.33%) Load Balancing
12 10 (3.33%) Data Entry
12 10 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 62 (20.67%) SQL
2 55 (18.33%) Java
3 24 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (5.67%) Perl
4 17 (5.67%) Python
5 14 (4.67%) C#
6 12 (4.00%) PL/SQL
6 12 (4.00%) Shell Script
7 11 (3.67%) PowerShell
8 10 (3.33%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.67%) Ruby
10 7 (2.33%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.67%) XPath
12 4 (1.33%) Korn
12 4 (1.33%) RPG IV
12 4 (1.33%) RPG
13 3 (1.00%) VBScript
13 3 (1.00%) VB
13 3 (1.00%) C
13 3 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (2.33%) MCSE
3 5 (1.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.33%) CCNA
4 4 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.33%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.00%) NCDA
5 3 (1.00%) NCIE
5 3 (1.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.67%) Degree
6 2 (0.67%) IBM Certification
6 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.67%) CCNP
6 2 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (0.67%) ISEB
7 1 (0.33%) CCA
7 1 (0.33%) MCSA
7 1 (0.33%) MCT
7 1 (0.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.67%) QA
2 9 (3.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.33%) Solvency II
3 4 (1.33%) SLA
4 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.33%) FATCA
5 1 (0.33%) GAAP
5 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (6.33%) vSphere
3 17 (5.67%) Hyper-V
3 17 (5.67%) NFS
3 17 (5.67%) Active Directory
4 16 (5.33%) Oracle RAC
5 12 (4.00%) KVM
6 10 (3.33%) XenApp
7 8 (2.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (2.33%) SRDF
8 7 (2.33%) Xen
9 6 (2.00%) VMware Server
10 4 (1.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (1.33%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.33%) Firmware
10 4 (1.33%) Docker
10 4 (1.33%) GPFS
10 4 (1.33%) Oracle Clusterware
11 3 (1.00%) OCFS2
11 3 (1.00%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 26 (8.67%) Tivoli
2 22 (7.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 18 (6.00%) Puppet
4 6 (2.00%) Data Guard
4 6 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (2.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 5 (1.67%) Control-M
5 5 (1.67%) Nagios
5 5 (1.67%) Netcool
5 5 (1.67%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (1.67%) SCCM
5 5 (1.67%) EMC VPLEX
6 4 (1.33%) HP SIM
6 4 (1.33%) CA Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 3 (1.00%) OpenView
7 3 (1.00%) BladeLogic
7 3 (1.00%) SELinux
7 3 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.67%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 81 (27.00%) Oracle
2 45 (15.00%) HP
2 45 (15.00%) VMware
3 43 (14.33%) Microsoft
4 42 (14.00%) Cisco
5 37 (12.33%) EMC
6 31 (10.33%) Cognos
7 27 (9.00%) NetApp
8 18 (6.00%) TIBCO
8 18 (6.00%) Citrix
9 14 (4.67%) CA
9 14 (4.67%) 3PAR
10 13 (4.33%) Red Hat
10 13 (4.33%) Veritas
11 12 (4.00%) Intel
12 10 (3.33%) Dell
13 9 (3.00%) Sybase
13 9 (3.00%) BMC
14 8 (2.67%) CheckPoint
14 8 (2.67%) DataSynapse
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