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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 28 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing IBM 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.07% 0.97% 3.45%
As % of the Vendors category 9.26% 1.96% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate £465 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +80.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £406
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +100.00%
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 Croydon region.

Vendors Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54 51 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 22.41% 49.51% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 34 29
Average daily rate £381 £450 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £359 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £16.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) DB2
1 5 (55.56%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
1 5 (55.56%) XML
1 5 (55.56%) SOA
1 5 (55.56%) DataStage
1 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
1 5 (55.56%) IBM InfoSphere
2 4 (44.44%) Netezza
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) NetApp
3 3 (33.33%) EMC
3 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) NFS
3 3 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (33.33%) Brocade
3 3 (33.33%) EMC VNX
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) CommVault
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
1 5 (55.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) DataStage
1 5 (55.56%) DB2
1 5 (55.56%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) DataStage Specialist
1 3 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) DataStage Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) DataStage Developer
2 1 (11.11%) DB2 Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Storage Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) SOA Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
1 5 (55.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) EMC VNX
2 2 (22.22%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Simpana
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) NetApp
1 4 (44.44%) Netezza
2 3 (33.33%) Brocade
2 3 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) CommVault
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec
3 1 (11.11%) VMware