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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 131 126 103
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -23
Contract jobs citing IBM 447 449 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.95% 1.95% 2.08%
As % of the Vendors category 4.57% 4.63% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 288 300
Median daily rate £475 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £346 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £424 £424
% change year-on-year
-2.76% +0.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £23.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +97.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £31.44 £31.53
% change year-on-year
+16.09% -0.26%
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
9773 9700 11029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.69% 42.05% 45.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6452 6433 7142
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 206 241
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.80 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.93% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -17 61 £450 +5.88% 14
Croydon -9 8 £375 -28.57% 3
Docklands, London +6 5 £450 +28.57%
Canary Wharf +1 5 £590 -
Uxbridge - 3 - -
Hounslow +6 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £525 -
Harrow - 1 £500 -
Southwark - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £525 -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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.

1 281 (32.67%) Java
2 271 (31.51%) Oracle
3 267 (31.05%) WebSphere
4 260 (30.23%) Linux
5 232 (26.98%) Finance
6 208 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
7 203 (23.60%) SQL
8 174 (20.23%) Unix
8 174 (20.23%) Banking
9 151 (17.56%) Windows
10 137 (15.93%) Middleware
11 129 (15.00%) SQL Server
12 126 (14.65%) ITIL
13 121 (14.07%) XML
14 116 (13.49%) VMware
15 114 (13.26%) Web Services
16 113 (13.14%) Microsoft
17 102 (11.86%) Retail
18 93 (10.81%) HP
19 91 (10.58%) VMware Infrastructure
20 84 (9.77%) AIX
21 82 (9.53%) Firewall
22 81 (9.42%) Migration
23 78 (9.07%) WebSphere Application Server
24 77 (8.95%) J2EE
24 77 (8.95%) WebSphere MQ
25 76 (8.84%) Solaris
26 75 (8.72%) Apache
27 73 (8.49%) JavaScript
27 73 (8.49%) Active Directory

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
1 267 (31.05%) WebSphere
2 78 (9.07%) WebSphere Application Server
3 75 (8.72%) Apache
4 49 (5.70%) WebLogic
5 43 (5.00%) Tomcat
6 39 (4.53%) IIS
7 34 (3.95%) IBM HTTP Server
8 33 (3.84%) JBoss
8 33 (3.84%) SharePoint
9 23 (2.67%) Confluence
10 22 (2.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 17 (1.98%) WebSphere Portal
12 16 (1.86%) FileNet
13 12 (1.40%) Apache Spark
13 12 (1.40%) MQSeries
13 12 (1.40%) Skype for Business
14 11 (1.28%) Apache Pig
14 11 (1.28%) IBM Domino
14 11 (1.28%) WebLogic Portal
15 10 (1.16%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 57 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.86%) MS Office
3 13 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.16%) MS Project
5 4 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.47%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.23%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.23%) SPSS
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 22 (2.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 13 (1.51%) Oracle BPM
3 12 (1.40%) Unica
4 9 (1.05%) Markit EDM
5 8 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
6 7 (0.81%) Magento
7 6 (0.70%) Maximo
7 6 (0.70%) Oracle Retail
8 5 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.47%) Summit
10 3 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
10 3 (0.35%) SAP HR
11 2 (0.23%) Eagle PACE
11 2 (0.23%) LatentZero
11 2 (0.23%) thinkFolio
12 1 (0.12%) RMDS
12 1 (0.12%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 46 (5.35%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
3 26 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (1.98%) Office 365
5 15 (1.74%) PaaS
6 11 (1.28%) SaaS
7 10 (1.16%) IaaS
7 10 (1.16%) IBM Cloud
8 9 (1.05%) IBM Blueworks
9 7 (0.81%) GitHub
10 6 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.70%) IBM PureFlex
11 5 (0.58%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.47%) Bluemix
13 3 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.12%) Boomi
14 1 (0.12%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.12%) SoftLayer
14 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 82 (9.53%) Firewall
2 72 (8.37%) HTTP
3 71 (8.26%) DNS
3 71 (8.26%) SAN
4 64 (7.44%) SSL
5 47 (5.47%) NAS
6 35 (4.07%) LDAP
7 33 (3.84%) WAN
8 32 (3.72%) LAN
9 28 (3.26%) TCP/IP
10 22 (2.56%) Internet
11 16 (1.86%) Fibre Channel
12 14 (1.63%) DHCP
12 14 (1.63%) FTP
13 13 (1.51%) iSCSI
14 12 (1.40%) VPN
15 11 (1.28%) Network Security
16 10 (1.16%) FCoE
16 10 (1.16%) Multicast
17 9 (1.05%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 63 (7.33%) DB2
3 51 (5.93%) Hadoop
4 50 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
5 48 (5.58%) Oracle Database
6 47 (5.47%) Big Data
6 47 (5.47%) MySQL
7 35 (4.07%) Relational Database
8 29 (3.37%) IBM InfoSphere
9 19 (2.21%) DataStage
10 15 (1.74%) Apache Hive
11 14 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (1.51%) NoSQL
13 12 (1.40%) HBase
13 12 (1.40%) Oracle Database 12c
13 12 (1.40%) QlikView
13 12 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
14 9 (1.05%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 67 (7.79%) Jenkins
2 60 (6.98%) JIRA
3 54 (6.28%) Git (software)
4 48 (5.58%) Maven
5 41 (4.77%) Subversion
6 39 (4.53%) Ant
7 21 (2.44%) Selenium
8 19 (2.21%) Introscope
9 18 (2.09%) Eclipse
9 18 (2.09%) JUnit
10 17 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (1.86%) ClearCase
12 14 (1.63%) ClearQuest
13 13 (1.51%) Visual Studio
14 11 (1.28%) Cucumber
14 11 (1.28%) Mockito
14 11 (1.28%) Toad
14 11 (1.28%) XMLSpy
15 10 (1.16%) Gradle
15 10 (1.16%) SonarQube
General
1 232 (26.98%) Finance
2 174 (20.23%) Banking
3 102 (11.86%) Retail
4 32 (3.72%) Investment Banking
5 22 (2.56%) Marketing
5 22 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 17 (1.98%) Publishing
7 15 (1.74%) Front Office
8 12 (1.40%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.81%) Back Office
9 7 (0.81%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.70%) Legal
11 4 (0.47%) Law
12 3 (0.35%) Billing
12 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.12%) Advertising
13 1 (0.12%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.12%) French Language
13 1 (0.12%) Games
13 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 180 (20.93%) Architect
2 161 (18.72%) Developer
3 90 (10.47%) Administrator
4 87 (10.12%) Analyst
5 74 (8.60%) Consultant
6 63 (7.33%) Solutions Architect
7 53 (6.16%) Java Developer
8 36 (4.19%) Infrastructure Architect
9 30 (3.49%) Integration Architect
9 30 (3.49%) Linux Administrator
10 29 (3.37%) Data Architect
11 28 (3.26%) Systems Administrator
12 26 (3.02%) Project Manager
13 24 (2.79%) WebSphere Administrator
14 21 (2.44%) DevOps Engineer
15 20 (2.33%) Tester
16 19 (2.21%) Support Analyst
16 19 (2.21%) WebSphere Specialist
17 18 (2.09%) Linux Engineer
17 18 (2.09%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (15.93%) Middleware
2 121 (14.07%) XML
3 114 (13.26%) Web Services
4 77 (8.95%) J2EE
4 77 (8.95%) WebSphere MQ
5 69 (8.02%) REST
6 68 (7.91%) IBM Integration Bus
7 67 (7.79%) .NET
8 63 (7.33%) HTML
9 52 (6.05%) SOAP
10 46 (5.35%) XSLT
11 44 (5.12%) CSS
12 43 (5.00%) JMS
13 38 (4.42%) Spring
14 33 (3.84%) JSON
15 30 (3.49%) XSD
16 29 (3.37%) Hibernate
17 25 (2.91%) RESTful
18 24 (2.79%) JSP
19 22 (2.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (7.44%) Data Centre
3 56 (6.51%) DataPower
4 30 (3.49%) Clustering
5 20 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (2.21%) Computer Science
6 19 (2.21%) Management Information System
6 19 (2.21%) Replication
7 18 (2.09%) iSeries
8 14 (1.63%) User Experience
9 13 (1.51%) Mainframe
9 13 (1.51%) Visualisation
10 12 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (1.16%) Data Extraction
11 10 (1.16%) SWIFT
12 9 (1.05%) CMDB
12 9 (1.05%) N-Tier
13 8 (0.93%) AS400
13 8 (0.93%) IBM XIV
13 8 (0.93%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 260 (30.23%) Linux
2 174 (20.23%) Unix
3 151 (17.56%) Windows
4 84 (9.77%) AIX
5 76 (8.84%) Solaris
6 71 (8.26%) Windows Server
7 48 (5.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 42 (4.88%) SUSE
9 36 (4.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 30 (3.49%) Oracle Linux
11 22 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (1.05%) Windows 7
14 9 (1.05%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.58%) zOS
16 3 (0.35%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.35%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (14.65%) ITIL
3 81 (9.42%) Migration
4 68 (7.91%) DevOps
5 65 (7.56%) E-Commerce
5 65 (7.56%) SOA
6 50 (5.81%) Project Management
7 48 (5.58%) Business Intelligence
7 48 (5.58%) ETL
8 47 (5.47%) SDLC
9 46 (5.35%) Open Source
10 45 (5.23%) TDD
11 42 (4.88%) Software Engineering
12 36 (4.19%) Scrum
13 35 (4.07%) Change Management
13 35 (4.07%) Load Balancing
14 34 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
15 33 (3.84%) Presales
16 32 (3.72%) Analytics
16 32 (3.72%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 281 (32.67%) Java
2 203 (23.60%) SQL
3 73 (8.49%) JavaScript
4 71 (8.26%) Python
5 70 (8.14%) Perl
6 62 (7.21%) Shell Script
7 35 (4.07%) C
8 33 (3.84%) Jython
9 31 (3.60%) C#
10 30 (3.49%) Bash Shell
11 24 (2.79%) PL/SQL
11 24 (2.79%) Scala
12 22 (2.56%) Ruby
13 19 (2.21%) PHP
14 14 (1.63%) Korn
14 14 (1.63%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.28%) C++
15 11 (1.28%) VB
16 10 (1.16%) R
17 9 (1.05%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 36 (4.19%) Security Cleared
2 32 (3.72%) Degree
3 25 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (2.21%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (1.63%) DV Cleared
6 14 (1.63%) IBM Certification
6 14 (1.63%) MCSE
7 10 (1.16%) MCITP
8 9 (1.05%) ISEB
9 7 (0.81%) CISSP
9 7 (0.81%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.81%) OCP
9 7 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 3 (0.35%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.44%) QA
2 14 (1.63%) SLA
3 10 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.58%) ISO20022
5 4 (0.47%) EMIR
5 4 (0.47%) FATCA
5 4 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.35%) ISO15022
7 2 (0.23%) COBIT
7 2 (0.23%) HL7
7 2 (0.23%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.12%) MiFID
8 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 91 (10.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (8.49%) Active Directory
3 38 (4.42%) Hyper-V
4 31 (3.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 27 (3.14%) Oracle RAC
6 24 (2.79%) Virtual Machines
7 23 (2.67%) NFS
8 22 (2.56%) KVM
8 22 (2.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 21 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
10 19 (2.21%) Docker
10 19 (2.21%) vSphere
11 18 (2.09%) XenApp
12 14 (1.63%) VMware ESX
12 14 (1.63%) Xen
13 12 (1.40%) SRDF
14 9 (1.05%) Apache Flume
14 9 (1.05%) HDFS
15 8 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 8 (0.93%) UAG
Systems Management
1 45 (5.23%) Puppet
2 17 (1.98%) Ansible
3 16 (1.86%) Control-M
4 15 (1.74%) Tivoli
5 13 (1.51%) SCOM
6 12 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (1.40%) ITRS Geneos
6 12 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (1.40%) SCCM
6 12 (1.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 9 (1.05%) Oozie
7 9 (1.05%) Oracle Identity Management
8 8 (0.93%) Backup Exec
8 8 (0.93%) IBM BigFix
8 8 (0.93%) Nagios
8 8 (0.93%) OpenView
8 8 (0.93%) QRadar
8 8 (0.93%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 7 (0.81%) Hadoop YARN
9 7 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 271 (31.51%) Oracle
2 116 (13.49%) VMware
3 113 (13.14%) Microsoft
4 93 (10.81%) HP
5 64 (7.44%) EMC
6 58 (6.74%) Red Hat
7 42 (4.88%) Cisco
8 40 (4.65%) Citrix
9 38 (4.42%) ATG
10 35 (4.07%) Veritas
11 33 (3.84%) Dell
12 31 (3.60%) SAP
12 31 (3.60%) TIBCO
13 28 (3.26%) webMethods
14 27 (3.14%) NetApp
15 26 (3.02%) AppDynamics
16 25 (2.91%) Pega
17 24 (2.79%) Sybase
18 23 (2.67%) hybris
19 20 (2.33%) IBM Sterling
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