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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 70 73 105
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +32
Contract jobs citing IBM 91 153 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.73% 2.75% 1.79%
As % of the Vendors category 6.72% 6.46% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 113 86
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £278 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £37.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.55% +35.45%
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
1354 2369 2676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.61% 42.65% 43.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1053 1757 1884
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 60 44
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -14.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £26.65 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 56 (38.89%) Finance
2 53 (36.81%) Linux
3 52 (36.11%) Oracle
4 48 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 40 (27.78%) Java
6 32 (22.22%) Windows
7 31 (21.53%) ITIL
8 30 (20.83%) Unix
8 30 (20.83%) Microsoft
8 30 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (20.83%) Banking
9 29 (20.14%) SQL
10 27 (18.75%) SQL Server
11 22 (15.28%) SAN
12 21 (14.58%) HP
12 21 (14.58%) AIX
12 21 (14.58%) Middleware
13 20 (13.89%) Active Directory
14 19 (13.19%) SAP
15 18 (12.50%) VMware
15 18 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (11.81%) WebSphere Application Server
16 17 (11.81%) XML
17 16 (11.11%) .NET
17 16 (11.11%) DB2
17 16 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
17 16 (11.11%) DNS
17 16 (11.11%) Oracle Database
18 15 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
18 15 (10.42%) Windows Server

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 48 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 17 (11.81%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (8.33%) WebLogic
4 9 (6.25%) Confluence
5 8 (5.56%) Apache
6 7 (4.86%) IBM Domino
7 5 (3.47%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (3.47%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.78%) IIS
8 4 (2.78%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (2.08%) FileNet
9 3 (2.08%) MS Exchange
9 3 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (2.08%) SAS
10 2 (1.39%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.39%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.69%) Jetty
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 9 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.17%) SPSS
3 4 (2.78%) MS Office
3 4 (2.78%) MS Project
4 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (5.56%) Maximo
2 6 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.39%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (1.39%) Primavera
4 1 (0.69%) Documaker
4 1 (0.69%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.69%) RMDS
4 1 (0.69%) Salerio
4 1 (0.69%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.33%) PaaS
2 11 (7.64%) IaaS
3 10 (6.94%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.39%) Office 365
7 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.28%) SAN
2 16 (11.11%) DNS
3 12 (8.33%) NAS
4 11 (7.64%) SSL
5 10 (6.94%) DMZ
5 10 (6.94%) HTTP
5 10 (6.94%) VPN
6 9 (6.25%) Firewall
7 3 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (2.08%) LAN
7 3 (2.08%) SNMP
7 3 (2.08%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.08%) WAN
8 2 (1.39%) DHCP
8 2 (1.39%) Extranet
8 2 (1.39%) FTP
8 2 (1.39%) LDAP
8 2 (1.39%) Multicast
8 2 (1.39%) Network Security
9 1 (0.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.11%) DB2
2 16 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.56%) Big Data
3 8 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.86%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.17%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.78%) MySQL
6 4 (2.78%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.08%) GIS
7 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.39%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.39%) DataStage
8 2 (1.39%) HBase
8 2 (1.39%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (1.39%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 11 (7.64%) Git (software)
1 11 (7.64%) JIRA
2 9 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.08%) Introscope
5 3 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.39%) Ant
6 2 (1.39%) Maven
6 2 (1.39%) Subversion
6 2 (1.39%) Toad
7 1 (0.69%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.69%) JUnit
General
1 56 (38.89%) Finance
2 30 (20.83%) Banking
3 11 (7.64%) Financial Institution
4 8 (5.56%) Retail
5 7 (4.86%) Back Office
5 7 (4.86%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Front Office
6 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (15.97%) Architect
2 22 (15.28%) Administrator
3 21 (14.58%) Analyst
4 19 (13.19%) Developer
5 14 (9.72%) Consultant
6 12 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (5.56%) Business Analyst
9 7 (4.86%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (4.17%) Azure Consultant
11 5 (3.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 4 (2.78%) Applications Support
12 4 (2.78%) Data Architect
12 4 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (2.78%) SAP Business Analyst
12 4 (2.78%) Storage Administrator
12 4 (2.78%) Supply Chain Analyst
12 4 (2.78%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
12 4 (2.78%) Test Analyst
12 4 (2.78%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.58%) Middleware
2 17 (11.81%) XML
3 16 (11.11%) .NET
3 16 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 15 (10.42%) J2EE
5 9 (6.25%) IBM Integration Bus
6 8 (5.56%) JSP
6 8 (5.56%) Servlets
7 6 (4.17%) Web Services
8 5 (3.47%) HTML
9 4 (2.78%) CSS
9 4 (2.78%) HTML5
10 3 (2.08%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.08%) jQuery
10 3 (2.08%) JSON
10 3 (2.08%) XSLT
11 2 (1.39%) CGI
11 2 (1.39%) SAX
11 2 (1.39%) Spring
11 2 (1.39%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.56%) DataPower
4 7 (4.86%) Hedge funds
4 7 (4.86%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.17%) iSeries
6 3 (2.08%) Clustering
6 3 (2.08%) Derivative
6 3 (2.08%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.08%) Replication
7 2 (1.39%) AS400
7 2 (1.39%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.39%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.39%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.39%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.69%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.69%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 53 (36.81%) Linux
2 32 (22.22%) Windows
3 30 (20.83%) Unix
4 21 (14.58%) AIX
5 15 (10.42%) Windows Server
6 13 (9.03%) SUSE
7 12 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (8.33%) Solaris
8 9 (6.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 8 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (4.86%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (3.47%) Apple iOS
11 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.39%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.69%) MVS
13 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.53%) ITIL
2 30 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (10.42%) Continuous Delivery
4 14 (9.72%) Analytics
4 14 (9.72%) Asset Management
5 13 (9.03%) High Availability
5 13 (9.03%) SDLC
6 12 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (8.33%) Change Management
7 11 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (7.64%) Project Management
7 11 (7.64%) TDD
8 10 (6.94%) DevOps
8 10 (6.94%) E-Commerce
8 10 (6.94%) Migration
9 9 (6.25%) BDD
10 8 (5.56%) Business Development
10 8 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (5.56%) OO
10 8 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 40 (27.78%) Java
2 29 (20.14%) SQL
3 9 (6.25%) C
3 9 (6.25%) Perl
3 9 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 8 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 8 (5.56%) Python
5 6 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.47%) C#
6 5 (3.47%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.78%) Jython
8 3 (2.08%) C++
8 3 (2.08%) Korn
9 2 (1.39%) PHP
9 2 (1.39%) RPG IV
9 2 (1.39%) VBScript
9 2 (1.39%) XPath
10 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.69%) Ruby
10 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (6.94%) Degree
2 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.47%) IBM Certification
3 5 (3.47%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.08%) MCITP
4 3 (2.08%) OCP
4 3 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.39%) ISEB
5 2 (1.39%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.39%) MCSE
6 1 (0.69%) CCNP
6 1 (0.69%) CCSP
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.69%) CISSP
6 1 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.39%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.25%) Docker
4 8 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (4.86%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 5 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (2.08%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.08%) NFS
8 3 (2.08%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.08%) vSphere
9 2 (1.39%) KVM
9 2 (1.39%) SRDF
9 2 (1.39%) UAG
9 2 (1.39%) Xen
9 2 (1.39%) XenApp
10 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.69%) StorNext
10 1 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (9.03%) Puppet
2 9 (6.25%) Tivoli
3 7 (4.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (2.08%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 3 (2.08%) Nagios
4 3 (2.08%) Netcool
5 2 (1.39%) Ansible
5 2 (1.39%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.39%) Control-M
5 2 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.39%) IBM BigFix
5 2 (1.39%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (1.39%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 2 (1.39%) SCOM
5 2 (1.39%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 2 (1.39%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.69%) logstash
6 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.69%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 52 (36.11%) Oracle
2 30 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 21 (14.58%) HP
4 19 (13.19%) SAP
5 18 (12.50%) VMware
6 15 (10.42%) Red Hat
7 13 (9.03%) EMC
8 10 (6.94%) Citrix
8 10 (6.94%) NetApp
8 10 (6.94%) Splunk
9 9 (6.25%) BEA
10 8 (5.56%) Dell
10 8 (5.56%) Veritas
11 5 (3.47%) Cisco
11 5 (3.47%) Lotus
11 5 (3.47%) Symantec
11 5 (3.47%) webMethods
12 4 (2.78%) AppDynamics
12 4 (2.78%) Cognos
12 4 (2.78%) Software AG
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