The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 20 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 0.98% 2.47% 13.95%
As % of the Vendors category 2.08% 5.26% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.35% -27.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
-2.81% +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -31.37%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Vendors Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
48 38 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 47.06% 46.91% 54.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 37
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.92 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.75% -3.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Croydon region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Croydon region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) BGP

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) DSL
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Account Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Account Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper