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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
England / London
Rank 144 155 124
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -31
Contract jobs citing IBM 343 327 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.79% 1.56% 1.88%
As % of the Vendors category 4.14% 3.79% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 207 215
Median daily rate £500 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

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
8278 8619 9566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.31% 41.05% 45.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5535 5607 6370
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 148 198
Median hourly rate £23.17 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the London region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 49 £573 +34.70% 10
Canary Wharf +3 5 £638 +74.65%
Chiswick - 3 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £375 -
Southwark +1 1 £425 -
Uxbridge 0 1 £500 +426.31%
Croydon -13 1 £450 -3.22%
Westminster - 1 £425 -
Wimbledon - 1 £453 -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for IBM.

1 255 (33.91%) Oracle
2 228 (30.32%) Linux
3 217 (28.86%) Java
4 209 (27.79%) WebSphere
5 199 (26.46%) Agile Software Development
6 190 (25.27%) Finance
7 151 (20.08%) Unix
8 148 (19.68%) Banking
9 146 (19.41%) SQL
10 121 (16.09%) Windows
11 116 (15.43%) XML
11 116 (15.43%) VMware
12 99 (13.16%) Web Services
13 98 (13.03%) Middleware
14 92 (12.23%) REST
15 91 (12.10%) VMware Infrastructure
16 89 (11.84%) SQL Server
17 87 (11.57%) HP
18 83 (11.04%) Microsoft
19 78 (10.37%) DevOps
20 77 (10.24%) IBM Integration Bus
21 75 (9.97%) ITIL
22 73 (9.71%) Retail
23 70 (9.31%) SOAP
24 68 (9.04%) SOA
25 67 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
26 66 (8.78%) AIX
27 64 (8.51%) E-Commerce
28 62 (8.24%) EMC
28 62 (8.24%) Red Hat

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 209 (27.79%) WebSphere
2 51 (6.78%) Apache
2 51 (6.78%) WebSphere Application Server
3 48 (6.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 39 (5.19%) Tomcat
5 30 (3.99%) Confluence
6 29 (3.86%) WebLogic
7 28 (3.72%) IIS
8 22 (2.93%) SharePoint
9 19 (2.53%) JBoss
9 19 (2.53%) MQSeries
10 12 (1.60%) Oracle Coherence
11 11 (1.46%) Apache Pig
11 11 (1.46%) Cloud Foundry
12 10 (1.33%) Apache Spark
12 10 (1.33%) Commerce Server
12 10 (1.33%) OpenStack
12 10 (1.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 9 (1.20%) WebLogic Portal
14 8 (1.06%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 33 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.06%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.93%) MS Office
3 7 (0.93%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.66%) SPSS
6 4 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.53%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.40%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (2.66%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 13 (1.73%) Maximo
2 13 (1.73%) Unica
3 8 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.93%) Cognos TM1
5 6 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.66%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.40%) Sentinel
8 3 (0.40%) TRIRIGA
9 2 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.27%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.27%) Temenos T24
10 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.13%) SAP HCM
10 1 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 43 (5.72%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.19%) IBM Cloud
4 18 (2.39%) PaaS
5 15 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (1.73%) Office 365
6 13 (1.73%) SaaS
7 11 (1.46%) IaaS
8 10 (1.33%) Bluemix
8 10 (1.33%) IBM Blueworks
9 8 (1.06%) GitHub
10 4 (0.53%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.13%) IBM PureFlex
12 1 (0.13%) Slack
12 1 (0.13%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 60 (7.98%) SAN
2 56 (7.45%) Firewall
3 46 (6.12%) DNS
4 44 (5.85%) SSL
5 36 (4.79%) TCP/IP
6 33 (4.39%) HTTP
6 33 (4.39%) LDAP
7 31 (4.12%) NAS
8 25 (3.32%) WAN
9 24 (3.19%) LAN
10 18 (2.39%) HTTPS
11 16 (2.13%) Internet
12 14 (1.86%) Kerberos
13 13 (1.73%) DHCP
14 12 (1.60%) iSCSI
14 12 (1.60%) Multicast
15 11 (1.46%) FCoE
15 11 (1.46%) Fibre Channel
15 11 (1.46%) FTP
15 11 (1.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 52 (6.91%) DB2
3 45 (5.98%) Big Data
4 43 (5.72%) Hadoop
5 41 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
5 41 (5.45%) MySQL
6 35 (4.65%) Oracle Database
7 31 (4.12%) Relational Database
8 26 (3.46%) DataStage
9 25 (3.32%) IBM InfoSphere
10 21 (2.79%) NoSQL
11 17 (2.26%) HBase
12 15 (1.99%) MongoDB
12 15 (1.99%) QlikView
13 14 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (1.46%) Apache Hive
14 11 (1.46%) RDBMS
15 10 (1.33%) Data Mining
16 9 (1.20%) OLTP
17 8 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 47 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 42 (5.59%) JIRA
3 39 (5.19%) Git (software)
4 23 (3.06%) Subversion
5 22 (2.93%) Maven
6 20 (2.66%) Ant
7 15 (1.99%) Selenium
7 15 (1.99%) TeamCity
8 14 (1.86%) JUnit
9 13 (1.73%) Eclipse
10 10 (1.33%) HP UFT
11 9 (1.20%) Gradle
11 9 (1.20%) Mockito
12 8 (1.06%) Bitbucket
12 8 (1.06%) ClearCase
12 8 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (0.93%) Cucumber
13 7 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (0.93%) XMLSpy
General
1 190 (25.27%) Finance
2 148 (19.68%) Banking
3 73 (9.71%) Retail
4 21 (2.79%) Investment Banking
5 19 (2.53%) Marketing
6 13 (1.73%) Front Office
7 12 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.93%) Billing
10 5 (0.66%) Back Office
10 5 (0.66%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.53%) Advertising
11 4 (0.53%) Law
12 3 (0.40%) International Banking
12 3 (0.40%) Legal
12 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.27%) Automotive
13 2 (0.27%) Publishing
14 1 (0.13%) Games
14 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 179 (23.80%) Architect
2 131 (17.42%) Developer
3 70 (9.31%) Consultant
4 68 (9.04%) Analyst
5 63 (8.38%) Administrator
6 46 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
7 42 (5.59%) Java Developer
8 35 (4.65%) Integration Architect
9 34 (4.52%) Systems Administrator
10 32 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 27 (3.59%) Infrastructure Architect
12 26 (3.46%) Project Manager
13 25 (3.32%) Lead Architect
14 23 (3.06%) Data Architect
14 23 (3.06%) Linux Administrator
15 21 (2.79%) Linux Engineer
16 19 (2.53%) Unix Administrator
17 18 (2.39%) Technical Architect
18 17 (2.26%) DevOps Engineer
18 17 (2.26%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (15.43%) XML
2 99 (13.16%) Web Services
3 98 (13.03%) Middleware
4 92 (12.23%) REST
5 77 (10.24%) IBM Integration Bus
6 70 (9.31%) SOAP
7 56 (7.45%) J2EE
8 49 (6.52%) WebSphere MQ
9 43 (5.72%) Spring
10 42 (5.59%) JSON
11 39 (5.19%) HTML
12 37 (4.92%) XSLT
13 29 (3.86%) Hibernate
13 29 (3.86%) JMS
14 27 (3.59%) .NET
14 27 (3.59%) RESTful
15 26 (3.46%) XSD
16 23 (3.06%) Oracle Fusion
17 20 (2.66%) Kafka
18 19 (2.53%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.05%) Data Centre
3 28 (3.72%) DataPower
4 24 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 23 (3.06%) Data Integration
6 22 (2.93%) Mainframe
7 18 (2.39%) Clustering
7 18 (2.39%) Replication
8 16 (2.13%) iSeries
9 15 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.99%) Management Information System
10 14 (1.86%) Visualisation
11 11 (1.46%) N-Tier
11 11 (1.46%) PKI
11 11 (1.46%) Statistics
12 10 (1.33%) EMC VMAX
13 9 (1.20%) Algorithms
14 8 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 7 (0.93%) AS400
15 7 (0.93%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 228 (30.32%) Linux
2 151 (20.08%) Unix
3 121 (16.09%) Windows
4 66 (8.78%) AIX
5 60 (7.98%) Solaris
6 53 (7.05%) Windows Server
7 51 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 42 (5.59%) SUSE
9 33 (4.39%) Oracle Linux
10 27 (3.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 18 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (1.46%) zOS
15 6 (0.80%) HPUX
16 5 (0.66%) CentOS
17 4 (0.53%) Windows 7
18 2 (0.27%) Data ONTAP
19 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
19 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (26.46%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (10.37%) DevOps
3 75 (9.97%) ITIL
4 68 (9.04%) SOA
5 64 (8.51%) E-Commerce
6 57 (7.58%) Migration
7 53 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
8 49 (6.52%) ETL
9 47 (6.25%) Open Source
10 46 (6.12%) TDD
11 42 (5.59%) B2B
12 41 (5.45%) Service Management
12 41 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
13 38 (5.05%) Analytics
13 38 (5.05%) Data Modelling
13 38 (5.05%) TOGAF
14 37 (4.92%) Project Management
15 36 (4.79%) Configuration Management
16 35 (4.65%) High Availability
16 35 (4.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 217 (28.86%) Java
2 146 (19.41%) SQL
3 56 (7.45%) Python
4 54 (7.18%) Perl
5 48 (6.38%) Shell Script
6 42 (5.59%) Bash Shell
7 40 (5.32%) JavaScript
8 32 (4.26%) C
9 26 (3.46%) PL/SQL
10 24 (3.19%) PowerShell
11 20 (2.66%) Korn
12 19 (2.53%) Scala
13 16 (2.13%) Jython
14 12 (1.60%) PHP
14 12 (1.60%) Ruby
15 10 (1.33%) C#
15 10 (1.33%) C++
15 10 (1.33%) R
16 9 (1.20%) Clojure
17 8 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (4.52%) Security Cleared
2 18 (2.39%) Degree
3 16 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.86%) ISTQB
5 13 (1.73%) DV Cleared
5 13 (1.73%) ISEB
6 10 (1.33%) CISSP
7 9 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.93%) IBM Certification
8 7 (0.93%) MCITP
8 7 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (0.66%) AWS Certification
9 5 (0.66%) OCP
9 5 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (0.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 4 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.53%) MCSE
11 3 (0.40%) PhD
12 2 (0.27%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.66%) QA
2 11 (1.46%) PCI DSS
3 9 (1.20%) SLA
4 8 (1.06%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.40%) SEPA
8 2 (0.27%) COBIT
8 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.27%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.13%) ISO15022
9 1 (0.13%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.13%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.13%) SDET
System Software
1 91 (12.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (4.52%) Active Directory
3 24 (3.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 24 (3.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 24 (3.19%) Virtual Machines
4 22 (2.93%) Docker
4 22 (2.93%) NFS
4 22 (2.93%) vSphere
5 19 (2.53%) Hyper-V
6 17 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
7 16 (2.13%) VMware ESX
8 12 (1.60%) KVM
9 11 (1.46%) SRDF
9 11 (1.46%) Xen
10 10 (1.33%) GPFS
11 7 (0.93%) HDFS
11 7 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.80%) XenApp
13 5 (0.66%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 56 (7.45%) Puppet
2 32 (4.26%) Ansible
3 21 (2.79%) MOM
4 20 (2.66%) Tivoli
5 16 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 12 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (1.46%) Nagios
8 10 (1.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 9 (1.20%) Control-M
9 9 (1.20%) Salt
9 9 (1.20%) SCCM
10 8 (1.06%) QRadar
11 7 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.93%) ITRS Geneos
11 7 (0.93%) OpenView
12 5 (0.66%) Hadoop YARN
12 5 (0.66%) Oozie
12 5 (0.66%) OpenAM
13 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
13 4 (0.53%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 255 (33.91%) Oracle
2 116 (15.43%) VMware
3 87 (11.57%) HP
4 83 (11.04%) Microsoft
5 62 (8.24%) EMC
5 62 (8.24%) Red Hat
6 41 (5.45%) SAP
7 40 (5.32%) MuleSoft
8 36 (4.79%) Sybase
9 32 (4.26%) Cisco
10 31 (4.12%) Veritas
11 30 (3.99%) IBM Sterling
12 28 (3.72%) Splunk
13 27 (3.59%) TIBCO
14 26 (3.46%) Cognos
15 23 (3.06%) NetApp
16 20 (2.66%) Citrix
17 19 (2.53%) Sun
18 18 (2.39%) Adobe
19 17 (2.26%) ATG
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