The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 19 23 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing IBM 5 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 5.10% 4.73% 12.80%
As % of the Vendors category 14.29% 12.50% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 12
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£540 £523 £441
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.34% +18.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £465 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £608 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £402 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £20.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+41.25% -24.52%
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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 Docklands, London region.

Vendors Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
35 64 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 35.71% 37.87% 43.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 50 37
Average daily rate £468 £520 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.09% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £410 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £623 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.62 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Flex
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Use Case
4 2 (28.57%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) BEA
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) ClearQuest
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) VB6
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) JSP
4 2 (28.57%) LDAP
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) VB
4 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) J2EE
4 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
5 1 (14.29%) IIS
5 1 (14.29%) MS Project

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) LDAP
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) FCoE
3 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (14.29%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) ClearQuest
2 1 (14.29%) Rational Robot
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) Ant
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (14.29%) RequisitePro
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Private Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Release Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) JSP
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) Apache Flex
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) XSLT
4 1 (14.29%) Rendezvous
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (14.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) UML
1 2 (28.57%) Use Case
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) System Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) RUP
2 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) VB
4 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 2 (28.57%) VB6
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
1 1 (14.29%) Xen
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) SRDF
1 1 (14.29%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Control-M
1 1 (14.29%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) BEA
3 1 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) DataSynapse
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 1 (14.29%) 29West
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Intel