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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 92 95 108
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing IBM 107 139 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.84% 1.96% 1.51%
As % of the Vendors category 4.13% 4.27% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 96 75
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £355 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £588 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £59.87 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +235.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -29.68%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2589 3255 3379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.46% 45.80% 43.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1801 2268 2324
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 116 97
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.38 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% +13.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.32 £54.00 £38.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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 29 July 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 July 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 51 (26.02%) Windows
2 50 (25.51%) Banking
3 48 (24.49%) Oracle
3 48 (24.49%) Finance
4 42 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 41 (20.92%) Linux
5 41 (20.92%) VMware
6 39 (19.90%) SQL
7 38 (19.39%) WebSphere
8 35 (17.86%) Java
9 33 (16.84%) SQL Server
10 30 (15.31%) UNIX
10 30 (15.31%) Active Directory
11 27 (13.78%) SAN
12 25 (12.76%) Investment Banking
13 24 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (11.22%) Middleware
14 22 (11.22%) HP
14 22 (11.22%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
16 20 (10.20%) XML
17 19 (9.69%) ITIL
17 19 (9.69%) EMC
17 19 (9.69%) Windows Server 2008
18 18 (9.18%) Tomcat
18 18 (9.18%) Windows Server 2003
19 16 (8.16%) WebLogic
19 16 (8.16%) MS Excel
20 15 (7.65%) Cognos
20 15 (7.65%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 38 (19.39%) WebSphere
2 18 (9.18%) Tomcat
3 16 (8.16%) WebLogic
4 14 (7.14%) MS Exchange
5 12 (6.12%) SharePoint
6 11 (5.61%) IIS
7 9 (4.59%) Oracle Coherence
7 9 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (4.08%) FileNet
9 7 (3.57%) MQSeries
10 5 (2.55%) Apache
10 5 (2.55%) Lync
11 4 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.53%) IBM Connections
12 3 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (1.53%) Documentum
12 3 (1.53%) SAS
12 3 (1.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (1.02%) CICS
Applications
1 16 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.14%) MS Office
3 10 (5.10%) MS Project
3 10 (5.10%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.04%) RoboHelp
4 4 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.04%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (1.02%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.53%) RMDS
1 3 (1.53%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (1.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.02%) Workday HCM
2 2 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.02%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.02%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.51%) Endur
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.51%) Agresso
3 1 (0.51%) Maximo
3 1 (0.51%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.51%) AWD
3 1 (0.51%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.51%) Documaker
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.51%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.51%) SaaS
4 1 (0.51%) PaaS
4 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.78%) SAN
2 13 (6.63%) DNS
3 12 (6.12%) Firewall
4 10 (5.10%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.57%) Network Security
6 6 (3.06%) NAS
6 6 (3.06%) LAN
7 5 (2.55%) WAN
7 5 (2.55%) FCoE
8 4 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (2.04%) Multicast
8 4 (2.04%) iSCSI
8 4 (2.04%) LDAP
9 3 (1.53%) Intranet
9 3 (1.53%) HTTP
9 3 (1.53%) Extranet
10 2 (1.02%) SSH
10 2 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.02%) DHCP
10 2 (1.02%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.84%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.22%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (7.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (6.63%) Oracle Database
5 12 (6.12%) DataStage
6 9 (4.59%) IBM InfoSphere
7 8 (4.08%) Relational Database
7 8 (4.08%) DB2
7 8 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (3.57%) Hadoop
9 6 (3.06%) Big Data
10 5 (2.55%) MySQL
10 5 (2.55%) QlikView
10 5 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.55%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.04%) QualityStage
11 4 (2.04%) DTS
11 4 (2.04%) Data Mart
11 4 (2.04%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (3.57%) Ant
1 7 (3.57%) JIRA
2 6 (3.06%) Eclipse
2 6 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.55%) Maven
3 5 (2.55%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.04%) Mercurial
4 4 (2.04%) Subversion
5 3 (1.53%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.53%) Gerrit
6 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.02%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.02%) ClearQuest
6 2 (1.02%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.02%) AnthillPro
6 2 (1.02%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.02%) JUnit
6 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.02%) ClearCase
General
1 50 (25.51%) Banking
2 48 (24.49%) Finance
3 25 (12.76%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.10%) Retail
5 6 (3.06%) Advertising
6 5 (2.55%) Publishing
7 4 (2.04%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.53%) Back Office
9 2 (1.02%) Legal
9 2 (1.02%) Marketing
10 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.51%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.51%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (14.80%) Architect
2 28 (14.29%) Administrator
3 27 (13.78%) Developer
4 21 (10.71%) Analyst
5 14 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (6.63%) Data Architect
7 12 (6.12%) Consultant
7 12 (6.12%) Business Analyst
8 7 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (3.57%) Storage Administrator
9 6 (3.06%) DBA
9 6 (3.06%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (3.06%) Storage Manager
10 5 (2.55%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (2.55%) Banking Business Analyst
10 5 (2.55%) Windows Administrator
10 5 (2.55%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 4 (2.04%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.22%) Middleware
2 20 (10.20%) XML
3 13 (6.63%) WebSphere MQ
4 12 (6.12%) XSLT
5 11 (5.61%) HTML
6 8 (4.08%) .NET
6 8 (4.08%) J2EE
6 8 (4.08%) Web Services
6 8 (4.08%) SOAP
6 8 (4.08%) Spring
7 7 (3.57%) CSS
8 6 (3.06%) XSD
8 6 (3.06%) JMS
8 6 (3.06%) REST
9 5 (2.55%) MDX
9 5 (2.55%) WCF
10 4 (2.04%) LINQ
10 4 (2.04%) JRules
10 4 (2.04%) Flash
10 4 (2.04%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.61%) Clustering
2 10 (5.10%) Mainframe
3 8 (4.08%) Replication
3 8 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (2.55%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.55%) CLARiiON
6 4 (2.04%) Symmetrix
6 4 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.04%) E-Learning
6 4 (2.04%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.53%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.53%) DataPower
7 3 (1.53%) Statistics
7 3 (1.53%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.02%) Firmware
8 2 (1.02%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.02%) Web 2.0
8 2 (1.02%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 51 (26.02%) Windows
2 41 (20.92%) Linux
3 30 (15.31%) UNIX
4 19 (9.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (9.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (6.63%) Solaris
7 12 (6.12%) AIX
8 9 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (3.06%) zOS
11 3 (1.53%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.53%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.53%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.53%) SUSE
11 3 (1.53%) SELinux
12 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.02%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.02%) Android
13 1 (0.51%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (9.69%) ITIL
3 15 (7.65%) SOA
3 15 (7.65%) Project Management
3 15 (7.65%) Migration
4 14 (7.14%) TOGAF
4 14 (7.14%) UML
5 13 (6.63%) OO
6 12 (6.12%) Data Modelling
6 12 (6.12%) ETL
6 12 (6.12%) Data Management
7 11 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (5.61%) Data Architecture
7 11 (5.61%) Master Data Management
7 11 (5.61%) Analytics
8 9 (4.59%) DevOps
9 8 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (4.08%) Information Security
10 7 (3.57%) Workflow
10 7 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (19.90%) SQL
2 35 (17.86%) Java
3 14 (7.14%) Perl
4 11 (5.61%) Python
4 11 (5.61%) Bash Shell
5 10 (5.10%) PowerShell
6 8 (4.08%) C#
6 8 (4.08%) C++
7 7 (3.57%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.06%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.06%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.06%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.55%) Ruby
10 4 (2.04%) C
10 4 (2.04%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.04%) VBA
11 3 (1.53%) VBScript
11 3 (1.53%) VB
11 3 (1.53%) XPath
12 2 (1.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (7.65%) Degree
2 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.53%) CISSP
4 3 (1.53%) MCSE
5 2 (1.02%) ISEB
5 2 (1.02%) CEH
5 2 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.02%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.51%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.51%) CISM
6 1 (0.51%) MCITP
6 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.06%) SLA
2 5 (2.55%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.53%) QA
4 2 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (15.31%) Active Directory
2 24 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.10%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (5.10%) vSphere
4 9 (4.59%) XenApp
5 8 (4.08%) Hyper-V
6 7 (3.57%) vCloud
7 6 (3.06%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.55%) NFS
8 5 (2.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (2.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 4 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (2.04%) UAG
10 3 (1.53%) SRDF
10 3 (1.53%) ACF2
10 3 (1.53%) KVM
10 3 (1.53%) Samba
11 2 (1.02%) ISA Server
11 2 (1.02%) RACF
Systems Management
1 11 (5.61%) Tivoli
1 11 (5.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 10 (5.10%) Puppet
3 7 (3.57%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.55%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 4 (2.04%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.53%) SCCM
6 3 (1.53%) SCOM
6 3 (1.53%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.02%) Control-M
7 2 (1.02%) Nagios
7 2 (1.02%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.02%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.02%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (1.02%) YUM
7 2 (1.02%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (24.49%) Oracle
2 42 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 41 (20.92%) VMware
4 22 (11.22%) HP
5 19 (9.69%) EMC
6 15 (7.65%) Cognos
7 13 (6.63%) Teradata
8 12 (6.12%) Citrix
8 12 (6.12%) NetApp
9 11 (5.61%) Red Hat
10 10 (5.10%) Sybase
10 10 (5.10%) Cisco
11 9 (4.59%) Symantec
11 9 (4.59%) Tableau
12 8 (4.08%) Informatica
13 7 (3.57%) Sun
13 7 (3.57%) SAP
14 6 (3.06%) Adobe
14 6 (3.06%) TIBCO
15 5 (2.55%) Ab Initio
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