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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 23 21 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 2.80% 4.90% 13.27%
As % of the Vendors category 8.57% 13.70% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 11
Average daily rate
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£145 £525 £533
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-72.47% -1.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.03 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+74.73% -21.45%
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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 73 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 32.71% 35.78% 45.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 57 35
Average daily rate £383 £520 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.44% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £375 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £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 £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 3 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 3 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) LDAP
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) BEA
3 2 (40.00%) ClearQuest
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) VB6
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Flex
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (20.00%) Control-M

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (40.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) SSH
3 1 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (20.00%) Rational Robot
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (20.00%) RequisitePro
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Release Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Flex
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) W3C
2 1 (20.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) UML
1 1 (20.00%) RUP
1 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (20.00%) System Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) VB6
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) NFS
1 1 (20.00%) Samba
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (20.00%) Control-M
1 1 (20.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) BEA
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) BMC
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (20.00%) 3PAR