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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 110 114 131
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +17
Contract jobs citing IBM 55 45 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.74% 1.31% 1.29%
As % of the Vendors category 4.09% 3.34% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 35 41
Median daily rate £550 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
1344 1349 2480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.46% 39.20% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 991 1025 1812
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 70
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.50 £22.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +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 9 December 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 9 December 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 59 (50.43%) Finance
2 46 (39.32%) Banking
3 45 (38.46%) Oracle
4 35 (29.91%) Linux
5 25 (21.37%) SQL Server
5 25 (21.37%) WebSphere
6 24 (20.51%) SQL
6 24 (20.51%) Java
7 20 (17.09%) VMware
8 18 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (15.38%) Unix
8 18 (15.38%) HP
9 16 (13.68%) Microsoft
9 16 (13.68%) Web Services
9 16 (13.68%) IBM Integration Bus
9 16 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (12.82%) Windows
11 14 (11.97%) ITIL
11 14 (11.97%) REST
12 13 (11.11%) Puppet
12 13 (11.11%) DevOps
12 13 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (11.11%) XML
13 12 (10.26%) Git (software)
14 11 (9.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (9.40%) Cisco
14 11 (9.40%) Red Hat
14 11 (9.40%) Migration
15 10 (8.55%) Middleware
15 10 (8.55%) SOA

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 25 (21.37%) WebSphere
2 9 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (4.27%) Apache
4 5 (4.27%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.27%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.42%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (3.42%) SAS
6 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.71%) Confluence
7 2 (1.71%) FileNet
7 2 (1.71%) IIS
7 2 (1.71%) JBoss
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.85%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.85%) Quickr
8 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.85%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 8 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.42%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.42%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.56%) AutoCAD
4 2 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.71%) SPSS
5 1 (0.85%) MS Office
5 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Markit EDM
2 3 (2.56%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.85%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.85%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.42%) IBM Blueworks
2 4 (3.42%) Office 365
3 3 (2.56%) IBM Cloud
3 3 (2.56%) PaaS
4 2 (1.71%) Bluemix
4 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.71%) IaaS
4 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.71%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.85%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.84%) Firewall
2 7 (5.98%) SAN
3 6 (5.13%) LAN
3 6 (5.13%) WAN
4 5 (4.27%) Internet
5 4 (3.42%) DNS
5 4 (3.42%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (3.42%) snoop
5 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.56%) HTTP
6 3 (2.56%) iSCSI
6 3 (2.56%) LDAP
6 3 (2.56%) NAS
6 3 (2.56%) Network Security
6 3 (2.56%) VPN
7 2 (1.71%) 802.11
7 2 (1.71%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.71%) MPLS
7 2 (1.71%) SSH
8 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.13%) DB2
3 6 (5.13%) QlikView
4 5 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.27%) DataStage
4 5 (4.27%) IBM InfoSphere
4 5 (4.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (3.42%) Big Data
5 4 (3.42%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.42%) MySQL
5 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (2.56%) OLAP
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.71%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.71%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.71%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 12 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.98%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.13%) JIRA
4 4 (3.42%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (3.42%) Bitbucket
4 4 (3.42%) NCrunch
4 4 (3.42%) NUnit
4 4 (3.42%) ReSharper
4 4 (3.42%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.56%) Subversion
6 2 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.85%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (0.85%) Selenium
7 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.85%) VisualVM
7 1 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 59 (50.43%) Finance
2 46 (39.32%) Banking
3 5 (4.27%) Front Office
3 5 (4.27%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.56%) International Banking
4 3 (2.56%) Law
5 2 (1.71%) Advertising
5 2 (1.71%) Back Office
5 2 (1.71%) Legal
5 2 (1.71%) Marketing
5 2 (1.71%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (18.80%) Architect
2 18 (15.38%) Developer
3 14 (11.97%) Analyst
4 13 (11.11%) Administrator
4 13 (11.11%) Integration Architect
5 10 (8.55%) Lead Architect
6 9 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (5.98%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.13%) Business Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (5.13%) Integration Specialist
9 5 (4.27%) Applications Support
9 5 (4.27%) Consultant
9 5 (4.27%) DBA
9 5 (4.27%) Unix Administrator
9 5 (4.27%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.68%) IBM Integration Bus
1 16 (13.68%) Web Services
2 14 (11.97%) REST
3 13 (11.11%) XML
4 10 (8.55%) Middleware
5 9 (7.69%) .NET
5 9 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (5.13%) JMS
7 5 (4.27%) J2EE
7 5 (4.27%) SOAP
8 4 (3.42%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 4 (3.42%) WPF
9 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.56%) CSS
9 3 (2.56%) HTML
9 3 (2.56%) jQuery
9 3 (2.56%) JSON
9 3 (2.56%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (1.71%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.98%) Clustering
1 7 (5.98%) Data Centre
1 7 (5.98%) Visualisation
2 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.13%) Replication
3 5 (4.27%) Data Integration
4 4 (3.42%) Fintech
4 4 (3.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.42%) User Experience
5 3 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.56%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.56%) Online Banking
5 3 (2.56%) PKI
5 3 (2.56%) Statistics
6 2 (1.71%) Blog
6 2 (1.71%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.71%) Data Conversion
6 2 (1.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.71%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (1.71%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (29.91%) Linux
2 18 (15.38%) Unix
3 15 (12.82%) Windows
4 11 (9.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (7.69%) Solaris
6 7 (5.98%) AIX
7 5 (4.27%) Windows Server
8 4 (3.42%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (3.42%) SUSE
9 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.85%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (11.97%) ITIL
3 13 (11.11%) DevOps
3 13 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (9.40%) Migration
5 10 (8.55%) API Integration
5 10 (8.55%) Low Latency
5 10 (8.55%) SOA
6 9 (7.69%) Service Design
7 8 (6.84%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 8 (6.84%) TDD
8 7 (5.98%) Analytics
8 7 (5.98%) B2B
8 7 (5.98%) B2C
8 7 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (5.98%) ETL
9 6 (5.13%) Database Security
9 6 (5.13%) Open Source
10 5 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (4.27%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.51%) Java
1 24 (20.51%) SQL
2 6 (5.13%) C#
3 5 (4.27%) C
3 5 (4.27%) Python
3 5 (4.27%) XPath
4 4 (3.42%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.42%) XAML
5 3 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.56%) Perl
5 3 (2.56%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.71%) C++
6 2 (1.71%) Go
6 2 (1.71%) Ruby
7 1 (0.85%) Clojure
7 1 (0.85%) COBOL
7 1 (0.85%) Korn
7 1 (0.85%) REXX
7 1 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (5.13%) IBM Certification
2 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.42%) MCITP
3 4 (3.42%) OCP
3 4 (3.42%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (2.56%) Degree
5 2 (1.71%) CISSP
5 2 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.85%) ISEB
6 1 (0.85%) MCSE
6 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) QA
2 3 (2.56%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.71%) COBIT
3 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.98%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.98%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (4.27%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.27%) NFS
4 4 (3.42%) KVM
4 4 (3.42%) vSphere
4 4 (3.42%) Xen
5 2 (1.71%) Docker
5 2 (1.71%) SRDF
5 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.71%) XenApp
6 1 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.85%) Firmware
6 1 (0.85%) GPFS
6 1 (0.85%) UAG
6 1 (0.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (11.11%) Puppet
2 9 (7.69%) MOM
3 7 (5.98%) Control-M
4 5 (4.27%) Nagios
4 5 (4.27%) Tivoli
5 4 (3.42%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (2.56%) Netcool
6 3 (2.56%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 3 (2.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 3 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.71%) Ansible
7 2 (1.71%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.71%) OpenView
7 2 (1.71%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.85%) OMEGAMON
8 1 (0.85%) SCCM
8 1 (0.85%) SCOM
8 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 45 (38.46%) Oracle
2 20 (17.09%) VMware
3 18 (15.38%) HP
4 16 (13.68%) Microsoft
5 11 (9.40%) Cisco
5 11 (9.40%) Red Hat
6 9 (7.69%) MuleSoft
7 7 (5.98%) CheckPoint
7 7 (5.98%) Citrix
7 7 (5.98%) EMC
7 7 (5.98%) Fortinet
8 6 (5.13%) Adobe
9 5 (4.27%) Cognos
10 4 (3.42%) Dell
10 4 (3.42%) Informatica
10 4 (3.42%) Infragistics
10 4 (3.42%) Remedy
10 4 (3.42%) Telerik
10 4 (3.42%) TIBCO
10 4 (3.42%) Veritas
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