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 27 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 102 113 101
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing IBM 419 391 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.00% 1.79% 2.11%
As % of the Vendors category 4.39% 3.95% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 227 237
Average daily rate
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£465 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.04% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £301 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 25
Average hourly rate - £77.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +545.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -35.18%
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
9537 9889 8903
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.44% 45.28% 45.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6350 6402 5638
Average daily rate £425 £423 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 224 285
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £33.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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 27 January 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
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 27 January 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 +19 89 £428 +6.87% 41
Hounslow +6 5 - -
Uxbridge - 4 £320 -
Docklands, London +6 3 £400 -26.94%
Paddington -1 2 £638 +82.14%
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Bromley - - - - 2
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 260 (29.05%) Finance
2 234 (26.15%) Oracle
3 231 (25.81%) Linux
4 223 (24.92%) WebSphere
5 212 (23.69%) Windows
6 180 (20.11%) SQL
7 176 (19.66%) Banking
8 166 (18.55%) Java
9 154 (17.21%) UNIX
10 145 (16.20%) VMware
11 132 (14.75%) Microsoft
12 121 (13.52%) ITIL
13 120 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
14 115 (12.85%) SAN
15 106 (11.84%) HP
16 102 (11.40%) Middleware
17 101 (11.28%) VMware Infrastructure
18 100 (11.17%) AIX
19 93 (10.39%) Project Management
19 93 (10.39%) SQL Server
20 87 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
21 83 (9.27%) DB2
22 82 (9.16%) Investment Banking
23 81 (9.05%) Cognos
23 81 (9.05%) WebSphere MQ
24 79 (8.83%) EMC
25 77 (8.60%) Web Services
26 74 (8.27%) Solaris
26 74 (8.27%) Cisco
27 72 (8.04%) Active Directory

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 223 (24.92%) WebSphere
2 60 (6.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 58 (6.48%) SharePoint
4 56 (6.26%) IIS
5 50 (5.59%) Apache
6 45 (5.03%) Tomcat
7 35 (3.91%) WebLogic
7 35 (3.91%) IBM HTTP Server
8 33 (3.69%) JBoss
9 29 (3.24%) FileNet
10 18 (2.01%) MS Exchange
11 17 (1.90%) TIBCO EMS
12 16 (1.79%) OpenStack
13 15 (1.68%) CICS
14 13 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 13 (1.45%) WebSphere Process Server
15 10 (1.12%) Confluence
15 10 (1.12%) SAS
15 10 (1.12%) NetWeaver
16 9 (1.01%) Documentum
Applications
1 52 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 32 (3.58%) MS Office
3 25 (2.79%) MS Project
4 23 (2.57%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.67%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.56%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.34%) SPSS
9 1 (0.11%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (4.47%) Cognos TM1
2 19 (2.12%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (1.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 7 (0.78%) SunGard GMI
5 4 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.45%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.34%) Oracle HRMS
6 3 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.34%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.34%) Workday HCM
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.22%) Misys Midas
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.11%) Summit
8 1 (0.11%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.11%) Maximo
8 1 (0.11%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (1.01%) IBM SmartCloud
4 7 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.78%) IBM Blueworks
4 7 (0.78%) IaaS
5 3 (0.34%) PaaS
5 3 (0.34%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.11%) SaaS
6 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 115 (12.85%) SAN
2 45 (5.03%) DNS
3 43 (4.80%) HTTP
4 38 (4.25%) SSL
5 37 (4.13%) WAN
6 35 (3.91%) TCP/IP
7 34 (3.80%) Firewall
8 32 (3.58%) NetScaler
9 29 (3.24%) NAS
10 25 (2.79%) VPN
10 25 (2.79%) LAN
11 21 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (2.12%) VLAN
13 16 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (1.79%) LDAP
13 16 (1.79%) Internet
14 13 (1.45%) BGP
14 13 (1.45%) Fibre Channel
15 12 (1.34%) Network Security
16 11 (1.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 83 (9.27%) DB2
3 61 (6.82%) Relational Database
4 60 (6.70%) Data Warehouse
5 54 (6.03%) DataStage
6 45 (5.03%) Oracle Database
7 39 (4.36%) IBM InfoSphere
8 22 (2.46%) RDBMS
9 20 (2.23%) Oracle Exadata
10 18 (2.01%) MySQL
11 16 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (1.68%) OLAP
12 15 (1.68%) Big Data
13 13 (1.45%) Hadoop
14 12 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
15 11 (1.23%) OLTP
15 11 (1.23%) Data Mining
16 10 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (1.12%) Sybase ASE
17 9 (1.01%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 26 (2.91%) JIRA
2 23 (2.57%) Jenkins
3 22 (2.46%) Maven
4 16 (1.79%) Eclipse
5 15 (1.68%) MSI
6 13 (1.45%) Ant
7 12 (1.34%) SoapUI
7 12 (1.34%) TeamCity
7 12 (1.34%) NUnit
8 11 (1.23%) JUnit
8 11 (1.23%) Subversion
8 11 (1.23%) Hudson
9 10 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
9 10 (1.12%) RequisitePro
9 10 (1.12%) Introscope
10 9 (1.01%) Selenium
10 9 (1.01%) Artifactory
11 6 (0.67%) Rational Functional Tester
11 6 (0.67%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.67%) Rational Robot
General
1 260 (29.05%) Finance
2 176 (19.66%) Banking
3 82 (9.16%) Investment Banking
4 60 (6.70%) Retail
5 18 (2.01%) Marketing
6 17 (1.90%) Financial Institution
7 16 (1.79%) Back Office
8 14 (1.56%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.45%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.34%) Legal
11 9 (1.01%) Front Office
12 8 (0.89%) Advertising
13 6 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.34%) Games
14 3 (0.34%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.34%) Billing
15 2 (0.22%) French Language
15 2 (0.22%) Portuguese Language
15 2 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.22%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 145 (16.20%) Developer
2 135 (15.08%) Architect
3 110 (12.29%) Analyst
4 96 (10.73%) Consultant
5 82 (9.16%) Administrator
6 55 (6.15%) Project Manager
7 35 (3.91%) Infrastructure Architect
8 30 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
9 28 (3.13%) Support Analyst
9 28 (3.13%) Business Analyst
10 26 (2.91%) Technical Architect
11 25 (2.79%) Systems Administrator
11 25 (2.79%) Java Developer
12 22 (2.46%) Systems Engineer
13 20 (2.23%) Data Architect
13 20 (2.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 20 (2.23%) UNIX Administrator
14 17 (1.90%) Storage Administrator
15 16 (1.79%) Designer
15 16 (1.79%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (11.40%) Middleware
2 81 (9.05%) WebSphere MQ
3 77 (8.60%) Web Services
4 60 (6.70%) XML
5 52 (5.81%) .NET
6 48 (5.36%) J2EE
7 38 (4.25%) HTML
8 31 (3.46%) SOAP
9 28 (3.13%) CSS
10 27 (3.02%) JMS
11 26 (2.91%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 24 (2.68%) REST
13 19 (2.12%) JSP
14 17 (1.90%) XSLT
15 16 (1.79%) WCF
15 16 (1.79%) JDBC
16 15 (1.68%) Spring
16 15 (1.68%) HTML5
17 14 (1.56%) Servlets
17 14 (1.56%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 87 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (7.15%) Replication
3 43 (4.80%) Clustering
4 39 (4.36%) Mainframe
5 29 (3.24%) IBM Mainframe
6 24 (2.68%) DataPower
7 17 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 17 (1.90%) Visualisation
7 17 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (1.79%) Derivative
9 14 (1.56%) iSeries
10 13 (1.45%) HACMP
11 11 (1.23%) Computer Science
11 11 (1.23%) Data Integration
11 11 (1.23%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.12%) Hedge funds
12 10 (1.12%) Blackberry
13 9 (1.01%) Symmetrix
14 8 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
14 8 (0.89%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 231 (25.81%) Linux
2 212 (23.69%) Windows
3 154 (17.21%) UNIX
4 100 (11.17%) AIX
5 74 (8.27%) Solaris
6 51 (5.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 43 (4.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 34 (3.80%) SUSE
10 26 (2.91%) Oracle Linux
11 24 (2.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 18 (2.01%) zOS
13 16 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (1.34%) Windows XP
15 10 (1.12%) Windows 7
16 7 (0.78%) CentOS
17 6 (0.67%) Apple iOS
18 4 (0.45%) Windows 8
18 4 (0.45%) Android
19 3 (0.34%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (13.52%) ITIL
2 120 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (10.39%) Project Management
4 59 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
5 54 (6.03%) SOA
6 52 (5.81%) ETL
7 49 (5.47%) Migration
8 41 (4.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 41 (4.58%) Data Modelling
9 40 (4.47%) DevOps
10 39 (4.36%) High Availability
10 39 (4.36%) Change Management
11 36 (4.02%) E-Commerce
11 36 (4.02%) Incident Management
12 35 (3.91%) Scrum
12 35 (3.91%) Analytics
12 35 (3.91%) Performance Tuning
13 34 (3.80%) UML
14 29 (3.24%) OO
14 29 (3.24%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 180 (20.11%) SQL
2 166 (18.55%) Java
3 70 (7.82%) Perl
4 53 (5.92%) Bash Shell
5 45 (5.03%) Python
6 43 (4.80%) PowerShell
7 39 (4.36%) C
8 38 (4.25%) JavaScript
9 36 (4.02%) Shell Script
10 27 (3.02%) VBScript
11 26 (2.91%) C#
12 24 (2.68%) Jython
13 23 (2.57%) Ruby
14 20 (2.23%) Korn
15 19 (2.12%) PL/SQL
16 12 (1.34%) RPG
17 11 (1.23%) PHP
18 10 (1.12%) RPG IV
19 8 (0.89%) VBA
20 7 (0.78%) REXX
Qualifications
1 28 (3.13%) Degree
2 25 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (2.35%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (1.34%) MCITP
6 12 (1.34%) IBM Certification
7 9 (1.01%) MCSE
7 9 (1.01%) RHCT
7 9 (1.01%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (0.78%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.67%) MCP
10 6 (0.67%) ISEB
10 6 (0.67%) CCNP
10 6 (0.67%) CCNA
11 5 (0.56%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.56%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 4 (0.45%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.47%) QA
2 11 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.89%) Solvency II
3 8 (0.89%) SLA
3 8 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.34%) GAAP
6 2 (0.22%) FATCA
6 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.22%) COBIT
6 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.11%) EMIR
System Software
1 101 (11.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (8.04%) Active Directory
3 50 (5.59%) vSphere
4 34 (3.80%) Oracle RAC
4 34 (3.80%) XenApp
5 30 (3.35%) VMware ESX
6 29 (3.24%) Hyper-V
7 24 (2.68%) RACF
8 22 (2.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 22 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (2.12%) NFS
10 18 (2.01%) XenDesktop
11 15 (1.68%) Firmware
12 13 (1.45%) vCloud
13 11 (1.23%) PowerHA
14 10 (1.12%) ACF2
14 10 (1.12%) FreeRADIUS
14 10 (1.12%) VMware Server
15 9 (1.01%) Tivoli Directory Server
16 8 (0.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 62 (6.93%) Tivoli
2 56 (6.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 51 (5.70%) Puppet
4 20 (2.23%) SCCM
5 17 (1.90%) HP SIM
6 15 (1.68%) SELinux
7 14 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (1.56%) SCOM
8 13 (1.45%) SCVMM
8 13 (1.45%) EdgeSight
9 12 (1.34%) Netcool
10 11 (1.23%) Backup Exec
11 10 (1.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 8 (0.89%) Ansible
12 8 (0.89%) Control-M
13 7 (0.78%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 7 (0.78%) OMEGAMON
14 6 (0.67%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
14 6 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (0.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 234 (26.15%) Oracle
2 145 (16.20%) VMware
3 132 (14.75%) Microsoft
4 106 (11.84%) HP
5 81 (9.05%) Cognos
6 79 (8.83%) EMC
7 74 (8.27%) Cisco
8 68 (7.60%) Citrix
9 62 (6.93%) Red Hat
10 53 (5.92%) NetApp
11 52 (5.81%) SAP
12 40 (4.47%) Dell
13 32 (3.58%) Veritas
14 31 (3.46%) ServiceNow
15 30 (3.35%) TIBCO
16 28 (3.13%) CA
17 25 (2.79%) Sybase
18 23 (2.57%) Informatica
19 21 (2.35%) Sun
20 19 (2.12%) webMethods
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Rate: £300 - £330 per day
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Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £405 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £450 per day
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City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Oliver James Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £575 - 600 per day
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Rate: £380 - £411 per day
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