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 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 16 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.20% 3.16% 3.17%
As % of the Vendors category 2.22% 5.66% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Average daily rate
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£140 £548 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-74.42% +46.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -35.48%
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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
45 53 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 54.22% 55.79% 51.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 41 30
Average daily rate £350 £338 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -24.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 2014, 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 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) EMC
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Avaya
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) Hitachi
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Symantec
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) SRDF
2 4 (80.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) OSPF
1 4 (80.00%) VLAN
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Replication
2 2 (40.00%) AS400
2 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (80.00%) SUSE
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (80.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Data Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) SRDF
2 4 (80.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) EMC
2 4 (80.00%) Avaya
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Hitachi
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) Symantec
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Brocade
3 2 (40.00%) BMC
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix