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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 98 87 110
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +23
Contract jobs citing IBM 67 122 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.99% 2.13% 1.73%
As % of the Vendors category 4.94% 5.01% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 84 71
Median daily rate £423 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £330 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £571 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +15.38%
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
1356 2435 2588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.29% 42.41% 44.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1042 1809 1798
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 64 39
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £45.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 61 (40.67%) Finance
2 54 (36.00%) Oracle
3 52 (34.67%) Linux
4 48 (32.00%) WebSphere
5 46 (30.67%) Java
6 36 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (22.67%) Windows
8 32 (21.33%) ITIL
9 30 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 30 (20.00%) Banking
10 29 (19.33%) SQL
10 29 (19.33%) SQL Server
11 28 (18.67%) Unix
12 22 (14.67%) Middleware
12 22 (14.67%) XML
13 20 (13.33%) AIX
13 20 (13.33%) SAN
13 20 (13.33%) VMware
14 19 (12.67%) Active Directory
14 19 (12.67%) SAP
14 19 (12.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (12.00%) HP
16 17 (11.33%) .NET
16 17 (11.33%) WebSphere MQ
17 16 (10.67%) DB2
17 16 (10.67%) WebSphere Application Server
17 16 (10.67%) DNS
17 16 (10.67%) Oracle Database
17 16 (10.67%) Windows Server
18 15 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery

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 48 (32.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (10.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (8.00%) WebLogic
4 9 (6.00%) Confluence
5 8 (5.33%) Apache
5 8 (5.33%) IBM Domino
6 6 (4.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.67%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (2.67%) IIS
7 4 (2.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (2.67%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (2.00%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (2.00%) SAS
8 3 (2.00%) Skype for Business
8 3 (2.00%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.33%) FileNet
10 1 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.67%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 12 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.00%) SPSS
3 5 (3.33%) MS Project
4 3 (2.00%) MS Office
5 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.33%) Maximo
2 6 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.33%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (1.33%) Primavera
4 1 (0.67%) Documaker
4 1 (0.67%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.67%) RMDS
4 1 (0.67%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.67%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.33%) PaaS
2 11 (7.33%) IaaS
3 10 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (6.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (2.00%) Office 365
6 3 (2.00%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.33%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.33%) SAN
2 16 (10.67%) DNS
3 11 (7.33%) SSL
4 10 (6.67%) DMZ
4 10 (6.67%) Firewall
4 10 (6.67%) HTTP
4 10 (6.67%) VPN
5 9 (6.00%) NAS
6 5 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (2.67%) LAN
7 4 (2.67%) WAN
8 3 (2.00%) Extranet
8 3 (2.00%) FTP
8 3 (2.00%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.00%) Multicast
8 3 (2.00%) Network Security
8 3 (2.00%) SNMP
9 2 (1.33%) FCoE
9 2 (1.33%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.67%) DB2
2 16 (10.67%) Oracle Database
3 10 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (6.00%) Big Data
5 8 (5.33%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.67%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.67%) MySQL
7 4 (2.67%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.00%) DataStage
8 3 (2.00%) GIS
8 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (1.33%) HBase
9 2 (1.33%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (1.33%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (7.33%) Git (software)
1 11 (7.33%) JIRA
2 9 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (6.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.00%) Introscope
5 3 (2.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.33%) Ant
6 2 (1.33%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.33%) Maven
6 2 (1.33%) Selenium
6 2 (1.33%) Subversion
6 2 (1.33%) Toad
7 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.67%) JMeter
7 1 (0.67%) JUnit
7 1 (0.67%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.67%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 61 (40.67%) Finance
2 30 (20.00%) Banking
3 11 (7.33%) Financial Institution
4 9 (6.00%) Retail
5 7 (4.67%) Back Office
6 6 (4.00%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) Front Office
7 1 (0.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (17.33%) Architect
2 20 (13.33%) Analyst
2 20 (13.33%) Developer
3 19 (12.67%) Administrator
4 14 (9.33%) Consultant
5 11 (7.33%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (5.33%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.00%) Azure Consultant
8 6 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (2.67%) Backup Administrator
9 4 (2.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (2.67%) Middleware Engineer
9 4 (2.67%) SAP Business Analyst
9 4 (2.67%) Senior Server Engineer
9 4 (2.67%) Server Engineer
9 4 (2.67%) Storage Administrator
9 4 (2.67%) Supply Chain Analyst
9 4 (2.67%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
9 4 (2.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.67%) Middleware
1 22 (14.67%) XML
2 17 (11.33%) .NET
2 17 (11.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 15 (10.00%) J2EE
4 10 (6.67%) Web Services
5 9 (6.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 9 (6.00%) JSP
5 9 (6.00%) Servlets
6 4 (2.67%) CSS
6 4 (2.67%) HTML
6 4 (2.67%) JMS
6 4 (2.67%) JSON
6 4 (2.67%) REST
6 4 (2.67%) XML Messaging
7 3 (2.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.00%) HTML5
7 3 (2.00%) SOAP
7 3 (2.00%) Spring
7 3 (2.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.33%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.33%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.67%) DataPower
4 7 (4.67%) Hedge funds
5 6 (4.00%) iSeries
6 3 (2.00%) Clustering
6 3 (2.00%) Replication
7 2 (1.33%) AS400
7 2 (1.33%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.33%) Derivative
7 2 (1.33%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.33%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.33%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.33%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.67%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.67%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (34.67%) Linux
2 34 (22.67%) Windows
3 28 (18.67%) Unix
4 20 (13.33%) AIX
5 16 (10.67%) Windows Server
6 12 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (6.67%) Solaris
8 9 (6.00%) SUSE
8 9 (6.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 8 (5.33%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (3.33%) Apple iOS
12 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (2.00%) Windows Phone
14 2 (1.33%) zOS
15 1 (0.67%) MVS
15 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (21.33%) ITIL
3 15 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 14 (9.33%) SDLC
4 14 (9.33%) TDD
5 13 (8.67%) Analytics
5 13 (8.67%) Asset Management
6 12 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (8.00%) Change Management
6 12 (8.00%) DevOps
6 12 (8.00%) High Availability
6 12 (8.00%) Project Management
7 11 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (7.33%) Migration
8 10 (6.67%) BDD
9 9 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (6.00%) E-Commerce
9 9 (6.00%) OO
9 9 (6.00%) Software Engineering
10 8 (5.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (30.67%) Java
2 29 (19.33%) SQL
3 8 (5.33%) Bash Shell
3 8 (5.33%) C
3 8 (5.33%) Shell Script
4 7 (4.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.67%) Perl
4 7 (4.67%) Python
5 6 (4.00%) C#
6 5 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.67%) XPath
8 3 (2.00%) C++
8 3 (2.00%) Jython
8 3 (2.00%) Korn
8 3 (2.00%) Ruby
8 3 (2.00%) VBScript
9 2 (1.33%) Go
9 2 (1.33%) PHP
9 2 (1.33%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.33%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 9 (6.00%) Degree
2 7 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.00%) IBM Certification
4 5 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.00%) ISEB
6 3 (2.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.00%) MCITP
6 3 (2.00%) MCSE
6 3 (2.00%) OCP
6 3 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (2.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.67%) CCNP
8 1 (0.67%) CCSP
8 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.67%) CISSP
8 1 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.67%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.00%) QA
2 2 (1.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (12.67%) Active Directory
1 19 (12.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.00%) Docker
3 8 (5.33%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.33%) NFS
5 5 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (2.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (2.67%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.67%) vSphere
7 3 (2.00%) KVM
7 3 (2.00%) SRDF
7 3 (2.00%) UAG
7 3 (2.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (2.00%) Xen
7 3 (2.00%) XenApp
8 2 (1.33%) Firmware
8 2 (1.33%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (8.67%) Puppet
2 9 (6.00%) Tivoli
3 7 (4.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (2.00%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 3 (2.00%) IBM BigFix
4 3 (2.00%) Netcool
4 3 (2.00%) SCOM
4 3 (2.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 2 (1.33%) Ansible
5 2 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.33%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (1.33%) Nagios
5 2 (1.33%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 2 (1.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.67%) Control-M
6 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 54 (36.00%) Oracle
2 30 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (13.33%) VMware
4 19 (12.67%) SAP
5 18 (12.00%) HP
6 13 (8.67%) Red Hat
7 12 (8.00%) EMC
8 11 (7.33%) Citrix
8 11 (7.33%) NetApp
9 10 (6.67%) Splunk
10 9 (6.00%) BEA
10 9 (6.00%) Dell
11 6 (4.00%) Cisco
11 6 (4.00%) Lotus
12 5 (3.33%) Symantec
12 5 (3.33%) Veritas
12 5 (3.33%) webMethods
13 4 (2.67%) Cognos
13 4 (2.67%) Software AG
13 4 (2.67%) TIBCO
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