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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 126 91 87
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -4
Contract jobs citing IBM 72 126 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.30% 1.90% 2.12%
As % of the Vendors category 3.01% 4.27% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 89 85
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£450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £345 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £77.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +93.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.69 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+54.25% -26.80%
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
2394 2953 2584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.17% 44.41% 43.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1768 2107 1854
Average daily rate £420 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 74 79
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £12.50 £14.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.72 £30.83 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 December 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 29 December 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 59 (31.89%) Finance
2 57 (30.81%) Oracle
3 52 (28.11%) SQL
4 49 (26.49%) Windows
5 44 (23.78%) WebSphere
6 43 (23.24%) Java
7 42 (22.70%) SQL Server
7 42 (22.70%) Linux
8 30 (16.22%) UNIX
9 28 (15.14%) Microsoft
9 28 (15.14%) VMware
10 26 (14.05%) Banking
11 25 (13.51%) SAN
12 23 (12.43%) Citrix
12 23 (12.43%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (11.35%) Active Directory
13 21 (11.35%) Replication
13 21 (11.35%) Middleware
14 20 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (10.27%) Tivoli
15 19 (10.27%) ITIL
15 19 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (9.73%) HP
17 17 (9.19%) AIX
18 16 (8.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 16 (8.65%) XML
18 16 (8.65%) Tomcat
18 16 (8.65%) MS Excel
18 16 (8.65%) EMC
19 15 (8.11%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 44 (23.78%) WebSphere
2 16 (8.65%) Tomcat
3 13 (7.03%) WebLogic
4 12 (6.49%) IIS
4 12 (6.49%) SharePoint
5 11 (5.95%) JBoss
5 11 (5.95%) Apache
6 8 (4.32%) MS Exchange
7 6 (3.24%) Lync
7 6 (3.24%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (2.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (2.16%) CICS
9 4 (2.16%) FileNet
9 4 (2.16%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.62%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (1.62%) IBM Connections
11 2 (1.08%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.08%) GlassFish
11 2 (1.08%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 16 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.86%) MS Office
3 8 (4.32%) MS Project
4 6 (3.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.16%) PowerPivot
5 4 (2.16%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.54%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.24%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (3.24%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (2.16%) SunGard GMI
2 4 (2.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.62%) Oracle HRMS
4 2 (1.08%) RMDS
4 2 (1.08%) Misys Midas
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.54%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.54%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.54%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.54%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.54%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.54%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.08%) Office 365
3 2 (1.08%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.51%) SAN
2 14 (7.57%) DNS
3 12 (6.49%) Firewall
4 8 (4.32%) Fibre Channel
4 8 (4.32%) VPN
5 7 (3.78%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.78%) HTTP
5 7 (3.78%) VLAN
5 7 (3.78%) Network Security
6 5 (2.70%) iSCSI
6 5 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (2.70%) Internet
6 5 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (2.70%) LAN
7 4 (2.16%) WAN
7 4 (2.16%) NetScaler
7 4 (2.16%) NAS
7 4 (2.16%) FCoE
8 3 (1.62%) Extranet
8 3 (1.62%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (22.70%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.03%) DB2
2 13 (7.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.86%) DataStage
4 9 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.32%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.78%) MySQL
7 6 (3.24%) IBM InfoSphere
8 5 (2.70%) Oracle Exadata
8 5 (2.70%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.16%) DTS
9 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Power View
10 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.62%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.62%) Sybase ASE
11 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (4.86%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.32%) JIRA
3 7 (3.78%) Maven
4 6 (3.24%) Artifactory
4 6 (3.24%) Selenium
5 5 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.70%) Subversion
6 3 (1.62%) JUnit
6 3 (1.62%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.62%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.62%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (1.62%) RequisitePro
6 3 (1.62%) Hudson
6 3 (1.62%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.08%) Build Forge
7 2 (1.08%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.08%) Rational Functional Tester
7 2 (1.08%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 59 (31.89%) Finance
2 26 (14.05%) Banking
3 11 (5.95%) Retail
3 11 (5.95%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.24%) Advertising
5 5 (2.70%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.16%) Front Office
6 4 (2.16%) Marketing
7 1 (0.54%) French Language
7 1 (0.54%) Legal
7 1 (0.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (17.30%) Developer
2 24 (12.97%) Architect
2 24 (12.97%) Consultant
3 17 (9.19%) Administrator
4 16 (8.65%) Analyst
5 8 (4.32%) Java Developer
6 7 (3.78%) Technical Architect
6 7 (3.78%) DBA
6 7 (3.78%) DevOps Consultant
7 5 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (2.70%) Support Engineer
7 5 (2.70%) Test Manager
7 5 (2.70%) Project Manager
7 5 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (2.70%) .NET Developer
7 5 (2.70%) Storage Administrator
7 5 (2.70%) Server Administrator
7 5 (2.70%) WebSphere Developer
8 4 (2.16%) Windows Administrator
8 4 (2.16%) SAN Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.35%) Middleware
2 16 (8.65%) XML
3 13 (7.03%) Web Services
3 13 (7.03%) .NET
3 13 (7.03%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (4.32%) J2EE
4 8 (4.32%) SOAP
4 8 (4.32%) REST
5 7 (3.78%) Spring
5 7 (3.78%) WCF
6 6 (3.24%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 6 (3.24%) HTML
6 6 (3.24%) JMS
6 6 (3.24%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (2.70%) Hibernate
8 4 (2.16%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.16%) XSLT
8 4 (2.16%) Struts
8 4 (2.16%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.16%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.35%) Replication
2 19 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.57%) Clustering
4 11 (5.95%) Mainframe
5 8 (4.32%) IBM Mainframe
6 7 (3.78%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.78%) iSeries
6 7 (3.78%) Visualisation
6 7 (3.78%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.24%) Data Integration
8 5 (2.70%) Fat Client
8 5 (2.70%) Hedge funds
8 5 (2.70%) Thin Client
8 5 (2.70%) Symmetrix
9 4 (2.16%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (2.16%) SWIFT
9 4 (2.16%) Derivative
10 3 (1.62%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.62%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 49 (26.49%) Windows
2 42 (22.70%) Linux
3 30 (16.22%) UNIX
4 17 (9.19%) AIX
5 12 (6.49%) Solaris
5 12 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.24%) SUSE
9 4 (2.16%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.16%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.08%) Android
10 2 (1.08%) zOS
11 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (12.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (10.27%) ITIL
3 15 (8.11%) SOA
3 15 (8.11%) Project Management
4 13 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (6.49%) DevOps
6 11 (5.95%) Data Modelling
7 10 (5.41%) Migration
7 10 (5.41%) ETL
7 10 (5.41%) UML
7 10 (5.41%) Data Management
8 9 (4.86%) Unit Testing
9 8 (4.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (4.32%) Analytics
9 8 (4.32%) Master Data Management
9 8 (4.32%) Data Architecture
10 7 (3.78%) Integration Testing
10 7 (3.78%) Software Engineering
10 7 (3.78%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.78%) OO
Programming Languages
1 52 (28.11%) SQL
2 43 (23.24%) Java
3 15 (8.11%) Perl
4 12 (6.49%) C
5 11 (5.95%) C#
5 11 (5.95%) PowerShell
6 9 (4.86%) Python
7 7 (3.78%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.24%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.24%) Ruby
8 6 (3.24%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.24%) RPG
8 6 (3.24%) C++
8 6 (3.24%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.16%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.16%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.16%) RPG IV
10 3 (1.62%) VB
11 2 (1.08%) VBA
11 2 (1.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (4.32%) Degree
2 7 (3.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.16%) MCSE
4 4 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (2.16%) MCITP
5 3 (1.62%) IBM Certification
5 3 (1.62%) RHCT
5 3 (1.62%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.62%) NCDA
5 3 (1.62%) CCNA
5 3 (1.62%) ISEB
5 3 (1.62%) RHCE
6 2 (1.08%) CCNP
6 2 (1.08%) NCIE
7 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.54%) CEH
7 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.54%) CISSP
7 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.95%) QA
2 5 (2.70%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.08%) SLA
5 1 (0.54%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (11.35%) Active Directory
2 20 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.03%) XenApp
4 10 (5.41%) vSphere
4 10 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (4.86%) NFS
6 8 (4.32%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.70%) UAG
7 5 (2.70%) VMware Server
7 5 (2.70%) Firmware
7 5 (2.70%) RACF
8 4 (2.16%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.62%) FreeRADIUS
9 3 (1.62%) vCloud
9 3 (1.62%) KVM
10 2 (1.08%) SRDF
10 2 (1.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (1.08%) Squid
Systems Management
1 19 (10.27%) Tivoli
2 16 (8.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 13 (7.03%) Puppet
4 8 (4.32%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.70%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 3 (1.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.62%) SELinux
6 3 (1.62%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 3 (1.62%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (1.62%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (1.08%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.08%) OpenIDM
7 2 (1.08%) OpenAM
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (1.08%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.54%) Cacti
8 1 (0.54%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.54%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.54%) Foglight
Vendors
1 57 (30.81%) Oracle
2 28 (15.14%) Microsoft
2 28 (15.14%) VMware
3 23 (12.43%) Citrix
4 18 (9.73%) HP
5 16 (8.65%) EMC
6 14 (7.57%) Cisco
7 13 (7.03%) SAP
8 12 (6.49%) Cognos
9 11 (5.95%) Sybase
10 10 (5.41%) NetApp
10 10 (5.41%) Teradata
10 10 (5.41%) Symantec
11 9 (4.86%) Red Hat
12 8 (4.32%) SunGard
12 8 (4.32%) Sun
12 8 (4.32%) Splunk
13 6 (3.24%) Informatica
14 5 (2.70%) CheckPoint
14 5 (2.70%) TIBCO
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