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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 93 102 104
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing IBM 110 136 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.89% 1.88% 1.65%
As % of the Vendors category 4.14% 4.07% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 86 78
Average daily rate
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£410 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £368 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £59.87 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+77.21% -36.29%
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
2655 3341 3370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.64% 46.10% 43.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1857 2320 2299
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 94 96
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.97 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £59.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 58 (26.98%) Finance
2 56 (26.05%) Windows
3 52 (24.19%) Oracle
4 50 (23.26%) Linux
5 48 (22.33%) SQL
6 47 (21.86%) VMware
7 45 (20.93%) Banking
7 45 (20.93%) Java
8 42 (19.53%) Microsoft
9 40 (18.60%) SQL Server
10 36 (16.74%) WebSphere
11 35 (16.28%) SAN
12 32 (14.88%) Active Directory
13 31 (14.42%) UNIX
14 29 (13.49%) HP
15 28 (13.02%) Middleware
15 28 (13.02%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
16 22 (10.23%) Investment Banking
17 21 (9.77%) EMC
17 21 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (9.77%) XML
18 20 (9.30%) ITIL
18 20 (9.30%) Tomcat
18 20 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
18 20 (9.30%) SOA
18 20 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
18 20 (9.30%) Citrix
19 19 (8.84%) MS Excel
20 18 (8.37%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 36 (16.74%) WebSphere
2 20 (9.30%) Tomcat
3 17 (7.91%) WebLogic
4 15 (6.98%) SharePoint
5 13 (6.05%) IIS
6 11 (5.12%) MS Exchange
7 9 (4.19%) Apache
7 9 (4.19%) Oracle Coherence
8 8 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (3.26%) MQSeries
9 7 (3.26%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (2.79%) FileNet
10 6 (2.79%) Lync
11 4 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (1.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (1.86%) Documentum
12 3 (1.40%) SAS
12 3 (1.40%) CICS
12 3 (1.40%) IBM Connections
12 3 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (8.84%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.51%) MS Office
3 7 (3.26%) MS Project
4 6 (2.79%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.40%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (1.40%) PowerPivot
6 3 (1.40%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.33%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (1.40%) RMDS
2 3 (1.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.93%) Workday HCM
3 2 (0.93%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.47%) Maximo
4 1 (0.47%) Endur
4 1 (0.47%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.47%) Agresso
4 1 (0.47%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.47%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.47%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.93%) Office 365
4 1 (0.47%) SaaS
4 1 (0.47%) PaaS
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (16.28%) SAN
2 18 (8.37%) DNS
3 15 (6.98%) Firewall
4 11 (5.12%) Network Security
5 9 (4.19%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.79%) LAN
6 6 (2.79%) NAS
6 6 (2.79%) FCoE
7 5 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (2.33%) VLAN
7 5 (2.33%) iSCSI
7 5 (2.33%) WAN
7 5 (2.33%) Ethernet
7 5 (2.33%) HTTP
7 5 (2.33%) VPN
7 5 (2.33%) LDAP
8 4 (1.86%) Extranet
8 4 (1.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (1.86%) Multicast
9 3 (1.40%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (6.05%) DataStage
5 12 (5.58%) DB2
6 11 (5.12%) Oracle Database
7 10 (4.65%) IBM InfoSphere
8 8 (3.72%) Hadoop
9 7 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (3.26%) Relational Database
10 6 (2.79%) Big Data
11 5 (2.33%) Oracle Exadata
11 5 (2.33%) MySQL
12 4 (1.86%) QlikView
12 4 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.86%) Data Mart
12 4 (1.86%) DTS
12 4 (1.86%) QualityStage
12 4 (1.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (4.65%) Maven
1 10 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.72%) JIRA
2 8 (3.72%) Ant
3 7 (3.26%) Eclipse
4 6 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.33%) Artifactory
5 5 (2.33%) Selenium
5 5 (2.33%) Subversion
6 4 (1.86%) Mercurial
6 4 (1.86%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.40%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.40%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.93%) Hudson
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.93%) AnthillPro
8 2 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.93%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.93%) ReSharper
8 2 (0.93%) ClearQuest
General
1 58 (26.98%) Finance
2 45 (20.93%) Banking
3 22 (10.23%) Investment Banking
4 14 (6.51%) Retail
5 7 (3.26%) Advertising
6 5 (2.33%) Publishing
7 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.40%) Marketing
8 2 (0.93%) Back Office
8 2 (0.93%) Legal
9 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.47%) Military
9 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (15.35%) Developer
2 29 (13.49%) Architect
2 29 (13.49%) Administrator
3 18 (8.37%) Analyst
3 18 (8.37%) Consultant
4 12 (5.58%) Data Architect
5 10 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (4.65%) Storage Administrator
6 9 (4.19%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (4.19%) Java Developer
7 8 (3.72%) DBA
7 8 (3.72%) Windows Administrator
8 7 (3.26%) Server Administrator
8 7 (3.26%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (3.26%) Business Analyst
9 6 (2.79%) Storage Manager
9 6 (2.79%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (2.79%) DevOps Consultant
10 5 (2.33%) Project Manager
10 5 (2.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.02%) Middleware
2 21 (9.77%) XML
3 13 (6.05%) Spring
3 13 (6.05%) WebSphere MQ
4 12 (5.58%) XSLT
5 10 (4.65%) Web Services
5 10 (4.65%) HTML
5 10 (4.65%) J2EE
6 9 (4.19%) .NET
6 9 (4.19%) SOAP
6 9 (4.19%) JMS
7 8 (3.72%) REST
8 6 (2.79%) XSD
8 6 (2.79%) CSS
9 5 (2.33%) Hibernate
9 5 (2.33%) MDX
9 5 (2.33%) WCF
10 4 (1.86%) LINQ
10 4 (1.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 4 (1.86%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.58%) Mainframe
1 12 (5.58%) Replication
2 11 (5.12%) Clustering
3 8 (3.72%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.72%) IBM Mainframe
4 7 (3.26%) Data Integration
4 7 (3.26%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.33%) Fat Client
5 5 (2.33%) CLARiiON
5 5 (2.33%) Symmetrix
5 5 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.33%) Firmware
5 5 (2.33%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.86%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.86%) DataPower
7 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.40%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.40%) E-Learning
7 3 (1.40%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 56 (26.05%) Windows
2 50 (23.26%) Linux
3 31 (14.42%) UNIX
4 22 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (7.91%) AIX
7 13 (6.05%) Solaris
8 7 (3.26%) zOS
8 7 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.79%) SUSE
10 4 (1.86%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.40%) SELinux
11 3 (1.40%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.40%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.47%) Android
12 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (9.30%) ITIL
2 20 (9.30%) SOA
3 16 (7.44%) OO
4 15 (6.98%) UML
4 15 (6.98%) TOGAF
4 15 (6.98%) DevOps
5 14 (6.51%) Migration
5 14 (6.51%) Project Management
6 13 (6.05%) Data Management
7 12 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (5.58%) ETL
7 12 (5.58%) Data Modelling
7 12 (5.58%) Analytics
7 12 (5.58%) Master Data Management
8 10 (4.65%) Data Architecture
9 9 (4.19%) PRINCE2
10 8 (3.72%) Change Management
10 8 (3.72%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (3.72%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 48 (22.33%) SQL
2 45 (20.93%) Java
3 13 (6.05%) Perl
3 13 (6.05%) Bash Shell
4 12 (5.58%) PowerShell
4 12 (5.58%) Python
5 8 (3.72%) Shell Script
6 7 (3.26%) T-SQL
6 7 (3.26%) C#
6 7 (3.26%) C++
7 6 (2.79%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.79%) C
7 6 (2.79%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.79%) Ruby
8 4 (1.86%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.40%) VBA
9 3 (1.40%) VBScript
9 3 (1.40%) VB
9 3 (1.40%) XPath
10 2 (0.93%) Jython
Qualifications
1 15 (6.98%) Degree
2 7 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.86%) MCSE
5 3 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.93%) ISEB
6 2 (0.93%) CISSP
6 2 (0.93%) CEH
6 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.47%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.47%) MCITP
7 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.79%) SLA
1 6 (2.79%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.40%) QA
4 2 (0.93%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (14.88%) Active Directory
2 28 (13.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (6.51%) vSphere
4 11 (5.12%) XenApp
4 11 (5.12%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (5.12%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (3.72%) vCloud
6 7 (3.26%) Hyper-V
7 6 (2.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (2.33%) NFS
8 5 (2.33%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.33%) UAG
9 4 (1.86%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.40%) RACF
10 3 (1.40%) SRDF
10 3 (1.40%) FreeRADIUS
10 3 (1.40%) ACF2
11 2 (0.93%) KVM
11 2 (0.93%) Samba
11 2 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 16 (7.44%) Puppet
2 14 (6.51%) Tivoli
2 14 (6.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (3.72%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.79%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 4 (1.86%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.40%) SCOM
7 2 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.93%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.93%) Control-M
7 2 (0.93%) Nagios
7 2 (0.93%) OpenView
7 2 (0.93%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.93%) Foglight
7 2 (0.93%) YUM
7 2 (0.93%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.47%) DameWare
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 52 (24.19%) Oracle
2 47 (21.86%) VMware
3 42 (19.53%) Microsoft
4 29 (13.49%) HP
5 21 (9.77%) EMC
6 20 (9.30%) Citrix
7 14 (6.51%) Cognos
7 14 (6.51%) Teradata
8 13 (6.05%) Cisco
8 13 (6.05%) NetApp
9 10 (4.65%) Red Hat
9 10 (4.65%) Symantec
9 10 (4.65%) Tableau
10 9 (4.19%) Sun
10 9 (4.19%) JBoss
11 8 (3.72%) Sybase
11 8 (3.72%) Informatica
12 7 (3.26%) SAP
13 6 (2.79%) Splunk
13 6 (2.79%) TIBCO
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