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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 26 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing IBM 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.80% 3.92% 1.85%
As % of the Vendors category 4.35% 5.56% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£538 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
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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
92 72 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 64.34% 70.59% 61.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 49 19
Average daily rate £353 £438 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.42% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £178 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) DataStage
2 3 (37.50%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) ERwin
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Star Schema
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) CommVault
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Cognos
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (12.50%) Mule
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) NAS
1 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) DataStage
1 3 (37.50%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) Star Schema
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) QlikView
3 1 (12.50%) MS Access
3 1 (12.50%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) ERwin
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Quality Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modeller
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) Critical Path Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) NetApp
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Dell
2 2 (25.00%) CommVault
2 2 (25.00%) Cognos
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Informatica
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Trillium