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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 87 96 95
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing IBM 126 102 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.16% 1.77% 1.84%
As % of the Vendors category 4.98% 3.91% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 71 86
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £310 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +33.80%
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
2531 2607 3139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.38% 45.29% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1878 1797 2191
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 43 115
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.99 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

IBM Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 132 (44.15%) Finance
2 86 (28.76%) Oracle
3 81 (27.09%) WebSphere
4 72 (24.08%) Linux
5 68 (22.74%) Banking
6 65 (21.74%) Windows
7 60 (20.07%) Java
8 55 (18.39%) SQL
9 49 (16.39%) UNIX
10 48 (16.05%) SQL Server
11 44 (14.72%) Cognos
11 44 (14.72%) Microsoft
11 44 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (14.38%) VMware
12 43 (14.38%) SAN
12 43 (14.38%) HP
13 39 (13.04%) Cisco
13 39 (13.04%) Middleware
13 39 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
14 36 (12.04%) EMC
15 34 (11.37%) ITIL
16 33 (11.04%) Solaris
16 33 (11.04%) MS Excel
17 32 (10.70%) .NET
17 32 (10.70%) WebSphere MQ
18 30 (10.03%) Business Intelligence
18 30 (10.03%) Cognos TM1
19 29 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
20 26 (8.70%) JavaScript
21 25 (8.36%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 81 (27.09%) WebSphere
2 22 (7.36%) SharePoint
3 20 (6.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 20 (6.69%) Apache
4 18 (6.02%) Tomcat
5 16 (5.35%) IIS
6 12 (4.01%) WebLogic
7 11 (3.68%) MQSeries
7 11 (3.68%) FileNet
8 9 (3.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 8 (2.68%) Oracle Coherence
10 6 (2.01%) JBoss
11 5 (1.67%) OpenStack
12 4 (1.34%) Lync
12 4 (1.34%) IBM HTTP Server
12 4 (1.34%) WebSphere Process Server
13 3 (1.00%) WebSphere Portal
13 3 (1.00%) MS Exchange
13 3 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.67%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 33 (11.04%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.35%) MS Visio
3 16 (5.35%) MS Office
4 10 (3.34%) MS Project
5 6 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.00%) InfoPath
6 3 (1.00%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.33%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 30 (10.03%) Cognos TM1
2 23 (7.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (2.01%) RMDS
4 4 (1.34%) SunGard GMI
5 3 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.33%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.33%) Unica
6 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.33%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.33%) Shopify
6 1 (0.33%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.67%) IaaS
4 1 (0.33%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.33%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (14.38%) SAN
2 20 (6.69%) WAN
3 19 (6.35%) LAN
3 19 (6.35%) HTTP
4 14 (4.68%) SSL
5 13 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 12 (4.01%) DNS
7 11 (3.68%) Firewall
7 11 (3.68%) NAS
8 10 (3.34%) Multicast
9 8 (2.68%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (2.34%) iSCSI
10 7 (2.34%) Internet
10 7 (2.34%) Ethernet
10 7 (2.34%) FCoE
11 6 (2.01%) SNMP
12 5 (1.67%) TACACS
12 5 (1.67%) SSH
13 4 (1.34%) LDAP
13 4 (1.34%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.36%) Relational Database
3 15 (5.02%) Oracle Database
4 14 (4.68%) DB2
5 13 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (4.01%) Hadoop
7 10 (3.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (3.34%) IBM InfoSphere
8 8 (2.68%) NoSQL
8 8 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (2.68%) DataStage
8 8 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (2.01%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.01%) MySQL
9 6 (2.01%) HBase
9 6 (2.01%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (1.67%) Cognos Report Studio
10 5 (1.67%) Cognos Query Studio
10 5 (1.67%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (4.01%) JIRA
2 9 (3.01%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.34%) Subversion
3 7 (2.34%) Maven
4 5 (1.67%) Introscope
4 5 (1.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.34%) Selenium
6 3 (1.00%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.00%) MSBuild
6 3 (1.00%) Ant
7 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.67%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.67%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.67%) ERwin
7 2 (0.67%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.67%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.33%) Gradle
8 1 (0.33%) JProfiler
General
1 132 (44.15%) Finance
2 68 (22.74%) Banking
3 20 (6.69%) Investment Banking
4 18 (6.02%) Financial Institution
5 17 (5.69%) Retail
6 8 (2.68%) Back Office
6 8 (2.68%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.67%) Advertising
8 4 (1.34%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.67%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.67%) Marketing
9 2 (0.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 64 (21.40%) Developer
2 44 (14.72%) Administrator
3 43 (14.38%) Analyst
4 39 (13.04%) Architect
5 21 (7.02%) TM1 Developer
6 19 (6.35%) Consultant
7 17 (5.69%) Systems Administrator
7 17 (5.69%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (5.35%) Business Analyst
9 13 (4.35%) Server Administrator
10 11 (3.68%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (3.34%) Project Manager
11 10 (3.34%) Windows Administrator
12 9 (3.01%) Linux Engineer
12 9 (3.01%) .NET Developer
13 8 (2.68%) Java Developer
13 8 (2.68%) Analyst Developer
13 8 (2.68%) Business Developer
13 8 (2.68%) Windows Systems Administrator
13 8 (2.68%) TM1 Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (13.04%) Middleware
2 32 (10.70%) WebSphere MQ
2 32 (10.70%) .NET
3 17 (5.69%) HTML
4 15 (5.02%) J2EE
5 14 (4.68%) XML
6 13 (4.35%) Web Services
7 12 (4.01%) Servlets
8 10 (3.34%) ASP.NET
8 10 (3.34%) JSP
8 10 (3.34%) Rendezvous
8 10 (3.34%) .NET Framework
9 9 (3.01%) SOAP
10 8 (2.68%) XSLT
10 8 (2.68%) NHibernate
10 8 (2.68%) WCF
10 8 (2.68%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 8 (2.68%) Entity Framework
10 8 (2.68%) REST
11 7 (2.34%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.69%) Clustering
3 11 (3.68%) Replication
4 10 (3.34%) EMC VMAX
5 9 (3.01%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.01%) PKI
7 5 (1.67%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.67%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.67%) DataPower
7 5 (1.67%) iSeries
7 5 (1.67%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.67%) EMC VNX
8 4 (1.34%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.34%) PMI
8 4 (1.34%) Derivative
8 4 (1.34%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.00%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.00%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 72 (24.08%) Linux
2 65 (21.74%) Windows
3 49 (16.39%) UNIX
4 33 (11.04%) Solaris
5 23 (7.69%) AIX
6 18 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (5.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (4.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (4.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.67%) SUSE
9 5 (1.67%) zOS
10 3 (1.00%) i5/OS
10 3 (1.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.00%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (1.00%) HPUX
11 2 (0.67%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.33%) OS/390
12 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (11.37%) ITIL
4 30 (10.03%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (7.02%) SDLC
6 20 (6.69%) Project Management
7 17 (5.69%) Scrum
7 17 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (5.35%) SOA
9 15 (5.02%) Change Management
9 15 (5.02%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (4.68%) Data Modelling
11 12 (4.01%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (3.68%) DevOps
12 11 (3.68%) E-Commerce
12 11 (3.68%) Configuration Management
12 11 (3.68%) Risk Management
12 11 (3.68%) Migration
12 11 (3.68%) Business Analysis
13 10 (3.34%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (20.07%) Java
2 55 (18.39%) SQL
3 26 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 17 (5.69%) Perl
4 17 (5.69%) Python
5 15 (5.02%) C#
6 13 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 12 (4.01%) PL/SQL
8 9 (3.01%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.68%) Ruby
9 8 (2.68%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.34%) C
10 7 (2.34%) PHP
11 5 (1.67%) VBA
11 5 (1.67%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.34%) Korn
12 4 (1.34%) RPG IV
12 4 (1.34%) RPG
13 2 (0.67%) VBScript
13 2 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (2.34%) MCSE
3 6 (2.01%) IBM Certification
4 5 (1.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.34%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.00%) Degree
6 3 (1.00%) NCDA
6 3 (1.00%) NCIE
6 3 (1.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.00%) CCNA
7 2 (0.67%) ISEB
7 2 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.36%) QA
2 9 (3.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (2.34%) Solvency II
4 4 (1.34%) GAAP
5 3 (1.00%) SLA
6 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.33%) FATCA
System Software
1 29 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.02%) vSphere
3 17 (5.69%) Oracle RAC
4 16 (5.35%) NFS
4 16 (5.35%) Hyper-V
5 14 (4.68%) KVM
6 10 (3.34%) XenApp
7 8 (2.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (2.34%) SRDF
8 7 (2.34%) Xen
9 6 (2.01%) VMware Server
10 4 (1.34%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.34%) Firmware
10 4 (1.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 4 (1.34%) Docker
10 4 (1.34%) Oracle Clusterware
11 3 (1.00%) OCFS2
11 3 (1.00%) RHEV
11 3 (1.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 24 (8.03%) Tivoli
2 20 (6.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 14 (4.68%) Puppet
4 7 (2.34%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 6 (2.01%) Netcool
5 6 (2.01%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (2.01%) Data Guard
6 5 (1.67%) SCCM
6 5 (1.67%) HP SIM
6 5 (1.67%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (1.67%) EMC VPLEX
7 4 (1.34%) BladeLogic
7 4 (1.34%) Control-M
7 4 (1.34%) CA Single Sign-On
8 3 (1.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 3 (1.00%) SELinux
8 3 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (0.67%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.67%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 86 (28.76%) Oracle
2 44 (14.72%) Cognos
2 44 (14.72%) Microsoft
3 43 (14.38%) HP
3 43 (14.38%) VMware
4 39 (13.04%) Cisco
5 36 (12.04%) EMC
6 25 (8.36%) NetApp
7 19 (6.35%) TIBCO
8 15 (5.02%) Citrix
9 14 (4.68%) Red Hat
9 14 (4.68%) CA
9 14 (4.68%) 3PAR
10 12 (4.01%) Veritas
10 12 (4.01%) Intel
11 11 (3.68%) Dell
12 10 (3.34%) Sybase
13 9 (3.01%) BMC
14 8 (2.68%) Remedy
14 8 (2.68%) DataSynapse
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