The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 116 98 86
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Contract jobs citing IBM 95 108 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.47% 1.74% 1.98%
As % of the Vendors category 3.32% 3.89% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 68 109
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £504 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
- +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £22.38 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £27.49 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-31.79% +24.95%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2858 2778 3308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.21% 44.73% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2009 1958 2224
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 75 97
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.26 £12.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.18 £135.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
IBM
London

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014, 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 73 (37.44%) Finance
2 50 (25.64%) Banking
3 47 (24.10%) Oracle
4 46 (23.59%) Windows
5 37 (18.97%) Linux
5 37 (18.97%) DB2
5 37 (18.97%) WebSphere
6 36 (18.46%) Java
7 30 (15.38%) Middleware
8 29 (14.87%) UNIX
9 27 (13.85%) SQL
9 27 (13.85%) Microsoft
9 27 (13.85%) zOS
10 26 (13.33%) SAN
11 25 (12.82%) Migration
12 24 (12.31%) VMware
13 20 (10.26%) Mainframe
13 20 (10.26%) CICS
13 20 (10.26%) HP
13 20 (10.26%) Solaris
13 20 (10.26%) XML
14 19 (9.74%) SQL Server
14 19 (9.74%) Active Directory
15 18 (9.23%) NetApp
16 17 (8.72%) Project Management
16 17 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
17 16 (8.21%) Investment Banking
17 16 (8.21%) EMC
17 16 (8.21%) AIX
18 15 (7.69%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 37 (18.97%) WebSphere
2 20 (10.26%) CICS
3 12 (6.15%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.64%) WebLogic
5 10 (5.13%) IIS
5 10 (5.13%) MS Exchange
5 10 (5.13%) Oracle Coherence
6 8 (4.10%) FileNet
6 8 (4.10%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (3.59%) Apache
8 6 (3.08%) SharePoint
8 6 (3.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 6 (3.08%) WebSphere Process Server
9 5 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (2.05%) Documentum
11 3 (1.54%) TIBCO EMS
11 3 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (1.03%) OpenStack
12 2 (1.03%) WebSphere Portal
12 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (3.59%) MS Office
2 6 (3.08%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.05%) RoboHelp
3 4 (2.05%) MS Project
3 4 (2.05%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (1.54%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.51%) Maya
5 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.08%) RMDS
1 6 (3.08%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (2.56%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.03%) Agresso
3 2 (1.03%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.51%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.51%) Documaker
4 1 (0.51%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.51%) Endur
4 1 (0.51%) Movex
4 1 (0.51%) Maximo
4 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.51%) AWD
4 1 (0.51%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.03%) PaaS
1 2 (1.03%) IaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Office 365
2 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.33%) SAN
2 11 (5.64%) NAS
3 8 (4.10%) LAN
4 7 (3.59%) WAN
4 7 (3.59%) HTTP
5 6 (3.08%) FCoE
5 6 (3.08%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (3.08%) Multicast
6 5 (2.56%) Firewall
6 5 (2.56%) LDAP
6 5 (2.56%) DNS
7 4 (2.05%) FTP
7 4 (2.05%) Internet
7 4 (2.05%) SSH
7 4 (2.05%) Network Security
8 3 (1.54%) Intranet
8 3 (1.54%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.03%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.03%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.97%) DB2
2 19 (9.74%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (5.64%) Oracle Database
4 11 (5.64%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (3.59%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.08%) HBase
8 5 (2.56%) Big Data
9 4 (2.05%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.54%) QlikView
10 3 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.54%) IBM InfoSphere
10 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.03%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.03%) Essbase
11 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.08%) ClearQuest
2 4 (2.05%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.54%) Toad
3 3 (1.54%) Ant
3 3 (1.54%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.03%) JIRA
4 2 (1.03%) JUnit
4 2 (1.03%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.03%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.51%) CA Gen
5 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.51%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.51%) WebLogic Workshop
5 1 (0.51%) ERwin
5 1 (0.51%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (0.51%) JMeter
General
1 73 (37.44%) Finance
2 50 (25.64%) Banking
3 16 (8.21%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.64%) Retail
5 8 (4.10%) Advertising
6 6 (3.08%) Legal
6 6 (3.08%) Back Office
7 4 (2.05%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.05%) Publishing
8 3 (1.54%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.51%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.51%) French Language
Job Titles
1 31 (15.90%) Architect
2 27 (13.85%) Administrator
3 26 (13.33%) Analyst
4 24 (12.31%) Programmer
5 22 (11.28%) Systems Programmer
6 16 (8.21%) Developer
7 14 (7.18%) Consultant
8 11 (5.64%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (5.64%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (5.13%) Project Manager
10 8 (4.10%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (3.59%) Storage Administrator
11 7 (3.59%) Business Analyst
11 7 (3.59%) Storage Manager
12 5 (2.56%) Banking Business Analyst
12 5 (2.56%) Security Analyst
12 5 (2.56%) UNIX Administrator
13 4 (2.05%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 4 (2.05%) Data Architect
13 4 (2.05%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.38%) Middleware
2 20 (10.26%) XML
3 15 (7.69%) HTML
4 14 (7.18%) XSLT
5 10 (5.13%) J2EE
6 8 (4.10%) Web Services
6 8 (4.10%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (3.59%) Spring
8 6 (3.08%) Rendezvous
8 6 (3.08%) Flash
9 4 (2.05%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (2.05%) CSS
9 4 (2.05%) XSD
9 4 (2.05%) JSP
9 4 (2.05%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 3 (1.54%) JRules
10 3 (1.54%) Apache Camel
10 3 (1.54%) Servlets
10 3 (1.54%) SOAP
10 3 (1.54%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.26%) Mainframe
2 8 (4.10%) Clustering
3 6 (3.08%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.05%) CLARiiON
5 4 (2.05%) E-Learning
6 3 (1.54%) Symmetrix
6 3 (1.54%) Replication
7 2 (1.03%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.03%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.03%) FMCG
7 2 (1.03%) DataPower
7 2 (1.03%) iSeries
7 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.03%) Firmware
7 2 (1.03%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.03%) CESG
8 1 (0.51%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 46 (23.59%) Windows
2 37 (18.97%) Linux
3 29 (14.87%) UNIX
4 27 (13.85%) zOS
5 20 (10.26%) Solaris
6 16 (8.21%) AIX
7 12 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (2.05%) SUSE
11 3 (1.54%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.54%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.54%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.51%) OpenSolaris
12 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.51%) Debian
12 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (12.82%) Migration
2 17 (8.72%) Project Management
3 14 (7.18%) ITIL
3 14 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (7.18%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (6.15%) SOA
4 12 (6.15%) Workflow
4 12 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (5.64%) UML
6 10 (5.13%) Change Management
6 10 (5.13%) Information Security
6 10 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (4.62%) OO
7 9 (4.62%) Data Modelling
8 8 (4.10%) Incident Management
8 8 (4.10%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (3.59%) Performance Management
9 7 (3.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (3.08%) Waterfall
10 6 (3.08%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.46%) Java
2 27 (13.85%) SQL
3 8 (4.10%) Perl
4 7 (3.59%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.56%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.05%) COBOL
7 3 (1.54%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.03%) C#
8 2 (1.03%) C++
8 2 (1.03%) PHP
8 2 (1.03%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.03%) VB
9 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.51%) VBA
9 1 (0.51%) Python
9 1 (0.51%) Lisp
9 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.51%) VBScript
9 1 (0.51%) RPG
Qualifications
1 8 (4.10%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.08%) Degree
3 4 (2.05%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.05%) CISSP
3 4 (2.05%) CISM
3 4 (2.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.54%) PCI QSA
5 2 (1.03%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.03%) RHCE
5 2 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.51%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.51%) ISEB
6 1 (0.51%) CCA
6 1 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.51%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.10%) SLA
2 3 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.54%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.51%) Basel III
3 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.51%) GAAP
3 1 (0.51%) COBIT
3 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 19 (9.74%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.62%) NFS
3 9 (4.62%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (3.59%) SRDF
4 7 (3.59%) vSphere
4 7 (3.59%) VMware ESX
5 6 (3.08%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.05%) XenApp
6 4 (2.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (2.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (1.54%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.03%) PowerHA
8 2 (1.03%) KVM
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.03%) Samba
9 1 (0.51%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.51%) RACF
9 1 (0.51%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (5.13%) Tivoli
2 6 (3.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (2.56%) SCCM
4 4 (2.05%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.54%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.03%) Control-M
6 2 (1.03%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.03%) Puppet
6 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (1.03%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.51%) OpenView
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.51%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.51%) DameWare
7 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.51%) OVSD
7 1 (0.51%) Nessus
7 1 (0.51%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.51%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 47 (24.10%) Oracle
2 27 (13.85%) Microsoft
3 24 (12.31%) VMware
4 20 (10.26%) HP
5 18 (9.23%) NetApp
6 16 (8.21%) EMC
7 13 (6.67%) BMC
8 12 (6.15%) Cisco
8 12 (6.15%) Cognos
8 12 (6.15%) Sybase
8 12 (6.15%) TIBCO
9 11 (5.64%) CA
10 9 (4.62%) Red Hat
10 9 (4.62%) Intel
11 6 (3.08%) Sun
11 6 (3.08%) Veritas
11 6 (3.08%) DataSynapse
11 6 (3.08%) 29West
12 5 (2.56%) Gemalto
12 5 (2.56%) Citrix
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