The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 98 109 118
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Contract jobs citing IBM 514 459 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.16% 1.92% 1.91%
As % of the Vendors category 4.96% 4.29% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 249 297
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £613 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £62.50 £12.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+420.83% -73.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.72 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +55.55%
IBM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10370 10704 11245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.64% 44.88% 45.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6829 6695 7157
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 222 288
Average hourly rate £18.71 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.52% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.71 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £32.82 £48.00
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 London

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in London

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in London

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the London region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in London

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in London

IBM
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the London region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

IBM Hourly Rate Histogram in London

IBM
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the London region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +20 132 £425 -9.76% 34
Docklands, London +1 8 £350 -13.04%
Paddington - 7 £400 -
Bromley - 6 £525 - 2
Canary Wharf -11 5 £550 +40.12%
Croydon -14 3 £563 +301.78%
Feltham - 3 - -
Hounslow - 1 - - 3
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 322 (29.68%) Finance
2 290 (26.73%) Oracle
3 288 (26.54%) WebSphere
4 217 (20.00%) Linux
5 213 (19.63%) Windows
5 213 (19.63%) SQL
6 210 (19.35%) Java
7 207 (19.08%) Banking
8 195 (17.97%) UNIX
9 179 (16.50%) Microsoft
10 166 (15.30%) Agile Software Development
11 152 (14.01%) Middleware
12 150 (13.82%) VMware
13 139 (12.81%) HP
14 118 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
15 117 (10.78%) SAN
16 113 (10.41%) AIX
16 113 (10.41%) SQL Server
17 103 (9.49%) ITIL
17 103 (9.49%) Project Management
18 98 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
19 96 (8.85%) Cisco
20 88 (8.11%) .NET
21 86 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
22 84 (7.74%) XML
22 84 (7.74%) WebSphere MQ
23 83 (7.65%) Tivoli
23 83 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
24 81 (7.47%) EMC
25 80 (7.37%) Data Modelling

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 288 (26.54%) WebSphere
2 73 (6.73%) IIS
3 57 (5.25%) MQSeries
4 51 (4.70%) Tomcat
5 48 (4.42%) Apache
6 47 (4.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 38 (3.50%) SharePoint
8 37 (3.41%) WebLogic
9 26 (2.40%) OpenStack
10 24 (2.21%) IBM HTTP Server
11 23 (2.12%) JBoss
12 18 (1.66%) FileNet
13 17 (1.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 16 (1.47%) Confluence
15 14 (1.29%) Oracle Coherence
16 10 (0.92%) Lync
17 8 (0.74%) WebLogic Portal
17 8 (0.74%) WebSphere Portal
18 7 (0.65%) CMS
18 7 (0.65%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 74 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 52 (4.79%) MS Visio
3 51 (4.70%) MS Office
4 21 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (1.66%) MS Project
6 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.18%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.18%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.092%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.092%) Weka
Business Applications
1 33 (3.04%) Cognos TM1
2 31 (2.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 11 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
4 8 (0.74%) RMDS
5 7 (0.65%) Unica
5 7 (0.65%) Summit
6 5 (0.46%) SunGard GMI
6 5 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.46%) TRIRIGA
6 5 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.37%) Loan IQ
7 4 (0.37%) Maximo
7 4 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.28%) Magento
9 2 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.18%) Algo Collateral
9 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.47%) IBM Blueworks
3 14 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.01%) SaaS
5 9 (0.83%) IaaS
6 8 (0.74%) PaaS
7 4 (0.37%) Office 365
7 4 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.28%) IBM SmartCloud
8 3 (0.28%) SoftLayer
9 2 (0.18%) Yammer
9 2 (0.18%) IBM PureFlex
10 1 (0.092%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 117 (10.78%) SAN
2 48 (4.42%) HTTP
3 45 (4.15%) WAN
4 42 (3.87%) LAN
4 42 (3.87%) SSL
5 39 (3.59%) Firewall
6 35 (3.23%) DNS
7 34 (3.13%) TCP/IP
7 34 (3.13%) NAS
8 27 (2.49%) Fibre Channel
9 24 (2.21%) VLAN
10 22 (2.03%) Network Security
10 22 (2.03%) NetScaler
11 19 (1.75%) LDAP
12 18 (1.66%) Internet
13 15 (1.38%) VPN
13 15 (1.38%) Multicast
14 14 (1.29%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (1.29%) SNMP
15 13 (1.20%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 62 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 60 (5.53%) DB2
4 58 (5.35%) DataStage
5 57 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
6 49 (4.52%) Oracle Database
7 41 (3.78%) IBM InfoSphere
8 25 (2.30%) Hadoop
9 21 (1.94%) Big Data
9 21 (1.94%) RDBMS
10 19 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
11 17 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (1.57%) NoSQL
12 15 (1.38%) QualityStage
12 15 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 14 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
13 14 (1.29%) QlikView
14 13 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (1.01%) HBase
15 11 (1.01%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 55 (5.07%) JIRA
2 37 (3.41%) Jenkins
3 30 (2.76%) Subversion
4 28 (2.58%) Maven
5 25 (2.30%) Ant
6 22 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (1.66%) Git (software)
8 16 (1.47%) LoadRunner
9 14 (1.29%) ERwin
10 13 (1.20%) HP UFT
10 13 (1.20%) Eclipse
10 13 (1.20%) TeamCity
11 12 (1.11%) JUnit
12 10 (0.92%) Introscope
12 10 (0.92%) SoapUI
13 8 (0.74%) Lombardi
14 7 (0.65%) Selenium
14 7 (0.65%) Visual Studio
15 6 (0.55%) PowerDesigner
15 6 (0.55%) NUnit
General
1 322 (29.68%) Finance
2 207 (19.08%) Banking
3 73 (6.73%) Retail
4 70 (6.45%) Investment Banking
5 32 (2.95%) Financial Institution
6 25 (2.30%) Back Office
7 19 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.75%) Marketing
8 14 (1.29%) Retail Banking
8 14 (1.29%) Billing
9 9 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.65%) Advertising
11 6 (0.55%) Legal
12 5 (0.46%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.37%) Private Banking
13 4 (0.37%) Front Office
14 3 (0.28%) Interactive Media
14 3 (0.28%) French Language
14 3 (0.28%) German Language
15 2 (0.18%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 204 (18.80%) Developer
2 198 (18.25%) Architect
3 129 (11.89%) Analyst
4 128 (11.80%) Consultant
5 73 (6.73%) Administrator
6 69 (6.36%) Solutions Architect
7 49 (4.52%) Project Manager
8 45 (4.15%) Java Developer
9 40 (3.69%) Infrastructure Architect
10 39 (3.59%) Business Analyst
11 27 (2.49%) Systems Administrator
12 26 (2.40%) TM1 Developer
13 24 (2.21%) Technical Architect
14 23 (2.12%) Data Architect
14 23 (2.12%) .NET Developer
15 22 (2.03%) Technical Analyst
16 21 (1.94%) Support Analyst
17 20 (1.84%) Designer
18 17 (1.57%) DataStage Developer
19 16 (1.47%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (14.01%) Middleware
2 88 (8.11%) .NET
3 84 (7.74%) XML
3 84 (7.74%) WebSphere MQ
4 70 (6.45%) Web Services
5 57 (5.25%) J2EE
6 49 (4.52%) HTML
7 47 (4.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 45 (4.15%) SOAP
9 35 (3.23%) REST
10 34 (3.13%) Rendezvous
11 31 (2.86%) ASP.NET
12 28 (2.58%) TIBCO EMS
12 28 (2.58%) Spring
13 26 (2.40%) XSLT
14 24 (2.21%) CSS
15 21 (1.94%) .NET Framework
15 21 (1.94%) HTML5
16 20 (1.84%) JSP
17 19 (1.75%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 98 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (6.54%) Data Centre
3 69 (6.36%) DataPower
4 35 (3.23%) Replication
5 30 (2.76%) Mainframe
6 28 (2.58%) Derivative
7 27 (2.49%) EMC VMAX
8 26 (2.40%) Clustering
9 25 (2.30%) PKI
10 24 (2.21%) Management Information System
11 22 (2.03%) EMC VNX
12 18 (1.66%) iSeries
12 18 (1.66%) SWIFT
13 16 (1.47%) Client/Server
13 16 (1.47%) N-Tier
14 13 (1.20%) Data Integration
14 13 (1.20%) IBM Mainframe
15 12 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
15 12 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 11 (1.01%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 217 (20.00%) Linux
2 213 (19.63%) Windows
3 195 (17.97%) UNIX
4 113 (10.41%) AIX
5 72 (6.64%) Solaris
6 59 (5.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (1.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 15 (1.38%) Data ONTAP
12 11 (1.01%) SUSE
13 7 (0.65%) zOS
14 6 (0.55%) HPUX
14 6 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.37%) VMS
15 4 (0.37%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.28%) i5/OS
16 3 (0.28%) CentOS
16 3 (0.28%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (15.30%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (9.49%) ITIL
2 103 (9.49%) Project Management
3 86 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
4 83 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 80 (7.37%) Data Modelling
6 77 (7.10%) Migration
7 62 (5.71%) SOA
8 60 (5.53%) Scrum
9 59 (5.44%) SDLC
10 57 (5.25%) E-Commerce
11 55 (5.07%) Change Management
12 45 (4.15%) Configuration Management
13 44 (4.06%) ETL
13 44 (4.06%) Data Management
13 44 (4.06%) Analytics
14 42 (3.87%) PRINCE2
15 40 (3.69%) DevOps
16 38 (3.50%) TOGAF
16 38 (3.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 213 (19.63%) SQL
2 210 (19.35%) Java
3 66 (6.08%) JavaScript
4 54 (4.98%) Shell Script
5 47 (4.33%) Perl
5 47 (4.33%) Python
6 45 (4.15%) C#
7 29 (2.67%) PowerShell
8 28 (2.58%) PL/SQL
9 26 (2.40%) Bash Shell
10 19 (1.75%) C++
11 17 (1.57%) T-SQL
12 15 (1.38%) Jython
13 14 (1.29%) Ruby
14 13 (1.20%) VBScript
15 12 (1.11%) C
15 12 (1.11%) Korn
16 11 (1.01%) XPath
17 9 (0.83%) Scala
18 8 (0.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (4.52%) Degree
2 35 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.12%) SC Cleared
3 23 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (1.66%) PMI Certification
5 16 (1.47%) MCSE
6 11 (1.01%) ISEB
6 11 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.01%) PMP
7 10 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
7 10 (0.92%) MCSA
7 10 (0.92%) IBM Certification
8 9 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (0.83%) NCDA
8 9 (0.83%) NCIE
9 8 (0.74%) CCNP
10 5 (0.46%) CCNA
10 5 (0.46%) CCA
10 5 (0.46%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.16%) QA
2 21 (1.94%) SLA
3 12 (1.11%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (1.01%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.74%) FATCA
7 7 (0.65%) EMIR
8 5 (0.46%) COBIT
8 5 (0.46%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.37%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.28%) COSO
11 2 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.18%) PMBOK
System Software
1 118 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (6.08%) Active Directory
3 50 (4.61%) Hyper-V
4 49 (4.52%) vSphere
5 36 (3.32%) NFS
6 25 (2.30%) XenApp
7 21 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
7 21 (1.94%) VMware ESX
8 20 (1.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 20 (1.84%) KVM
9 14 (1.29%) SRDF
9 14 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (1.11%) XenDesktop
11 11 (1.01%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 11 (1.01%) Xen
12 10 (0.92%) XenServer
13 8 (0.74%) vCloud
14 6 (0.55%) VMware Server
14 6 (0.55%) Firmware
15 5 (0.46%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 83 (7.65%) Tivoli
2 41 (3.78%) Puppet
3 40 (3.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 21 (1.94%) BladeLogic
5 20 (1.84%) EMC VPLEX
6 19 (1.75%) SCCM
7 16 (1.47%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 15 (1.38%) Control-M
9 14 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (1.20%) NetBackup
11 12 (1.11%) Nagios
12 10 (0.92%) CA Single Sign-On
12 10 (0.92%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 10 (0.92%) Data Guard
13 9 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
14 8 (0.74%) Netcool
14 8 (0.74%) HP SIM
15 7 (0.65%) SCOM
16 5 (0.46%) SCVMM
16 5 (0.46%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 290 (26.73%) Oracle
2 179 (16.50%) Microsoft
3 150 (13.82%) VMware
4 139 (12.81%) HP
5 96 (8.85%) Cisco
6 81 (7.47%) EMC
7 78 (7.19%) TIBCO
8 72 (6.64%) NetApp
9 67 (6.18%) Cognos
10 66 (6.08%) Citrix
11 48 (4.42%) CA
11 48 (4.42%) Red Hat
12 41 (3.78%) SAP
13 38 (3.50%) Dell
14 35 (3.23%) BMC
15 32 (2.95%) Veritas
16 27 (2.49%) Symantec
16 27 (2.49%) Brocade
17 26 (2.40%) webMethods
17 26 (2.40%) Sybase
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