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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 18 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 2.56% 3.81% 3.33%
As % of the Vendors category 7.50% 11.11% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £387 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £608 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.69 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+54.25% -26.80%
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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
40 81 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 34.19% 34.32% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 73 60
Average daily rate £500 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £370 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.58 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SSH
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) BladeLogic
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) W3C

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SSH
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (33.33%) RequisitePro
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Robot
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Release Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) W3C
1 1 (33.33%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (33.33%) Samba
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) BladeLogic
1 1 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (33.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat