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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 90 109 116
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Contract jobs citing IBM 514 463 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.25% 2.02% 1.81%
As % of the Vendors category 5.03% 4.53% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 267 267
Average daily rate
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£473 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £262 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.15 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+5.97% +24.42%
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
10226 10218 10564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.68% 44.59% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6762 6539 6619
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 210 304
Average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.61 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £32.03 £46.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +9 127 £450 -5.26% 42
Docklands, London +2 7 £538 +33.54%
Croydon -7 6 £525 +275.00%
Greenford +2 5 - -
Canary Wharf -8 5 £575 +31.42%
Feltham - 3 - -
Hounslow - 2 £350 - 1
Paddington - 2 £400 -
Bromley -7 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £390 -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 352 (32.32%) Finance
2 298 (27.36%) WebSphere
3 290 (26.63%) Oracle
4 220 (20.20%) Linux
5 210 (19.28%) Java
6 203 (18.64%) Windows
7 199 (18.27%) SQL
8 197 (18.09%) Banking
9 191 (17.54%) UNIX
10 168 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
11 164 (15.06%) Microsoft
12 149 (13.68%) VMware
13 148 (13.59%) Middleware
14 139 (12.76%) HP
15 121 (11.11%) ITIL
16 119 (10.93%) SAN
17 116 (10.65%) VMware Infrastructure
18 115 (10.56%) AIX
19 112 (10.28%) SQL Server
20 104 (9.55%) Project Management
20 104 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
21 97 (8.91%) .NET
22 95 (8.72%) Cognos
23 93 (8.54%) Data Modelling
24 92 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
25 89 (8.17%) WebSphere MQ
26 87 (7.99%) Cisco
27 82 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
28 81 (7.44%) TIBCO
29 77 (7.07%) Tivoli

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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
1 298 (27.36%) WebSphere
2 70 (6.43%) IIS
3 58 (5.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 58 (5.33%) MQSeries
4 48 (4.41%) SharePoint
4 48 (4.41%) Tomcat
5 47 (4.32%) Apache
6 34 (3.12%) WebLogic
7 31 (2.85%) IBM HTTP Server
8 27 (2.48%) FileNet
9 26 (2.39%) OpenStack
10 22 (2.02%) JBoss
10 22 (2.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 19 (1.74%) Confluence
12 13 (1.19%) Oracle Coherence
13 11 (1.01%) Lync
14 7 (0.64%) WebSphere Process Server
14 7 (0.64%) Documentum
15 6 (0.55%) SAS
15 6 (0.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 64 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 59 (5.42%) MS Visio
3 54 (4.96%) MS Office
4 26 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (1.74%) MS Project
6 4 (0.37%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.28%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (0.18%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.092%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.092%) Weka
Business Applications
1 54 (4.96%) Cognos TM1
2 36 (3.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 10 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.73%) Unica
4 8 (0.73%) RMDS
5 7 (0.64%) Summit
6 5 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.46%) SunGard GMI
6 5 (0.46%) TRIRIGA
7 4 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.37%) Loan IQ
7 4 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.28%) Maximo
8 3 (0.28%) Cognos Planning
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.56%) IBM Blueworks
3 12 (1.10%) SaaS
4 9 (0.83%) PaaS
4 9 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.73%) IaaS
6 4 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.28%) IBM SmartCloud
7 3 (0.28%) Office 365
7 3 (0.28%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.18%) Yammer
8 2 (0.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 119 (10.93%) SAN
2 54 (4.96%) HTTP
3 48 (4.41%) WAN
4 46 (4.22%) LAN
5 42 (3.86%) Firewall
6 41 (3.76%) SSL
7 40 (3.67%) NAS
8 39 (3.58%) TCP/IP
9 35 (3.21%) DNS
10 26 (2.39%) Fibre Channel
11 25 (2.30%) NetScaler
12 22 (2.02%) VLAN
13 21 (1.93%) Network Security
14 20 (1.84%) LDAP
15 15 (1.38%) VPN
15 15 (1.38%) Cisco Nexus
16 14 (1.29%) Multicast
16 14 (1.29%) SNMP
16 14 (1.29%) Internet
16 14 (1.29%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 65 (5.97%) Relational Database
3 64 (5.88%) DB2
3 64 (5.88%) DataStage
4 61 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
5 60 (5.51%) Oracle Database
6 48 (4.41%) IBM InfoSphere
7 25 (2.30%) Hadoop
8 23 (2.11%) RDBMS
9 19 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 19 (1.74%) Big Data
10 17 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (1.47%) QualityStage
11 16 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (1.38%) NoSQL
12 15 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (1.29%) QlikView
14 13 (1.19%) SAP HANA
14 13 (1.19%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 12 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 57 (5.23%) JIRA
2 41 (3.76%) Jenkins
3 37 (3.40%) Subversion
4 27 (2.48%) Maven
4 27 (2.48%) Ant
5 17 (1.56%) ERwin
6 16 (1.47%) LoadRunner
7 15 (1.38%) TeamCity
7 15 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (1.29%) HP UFT
8 14 (1.29%) Introscope
9 13 (1.19%) Git (software)
10 11 (1.01%) Eclipse
11 10 (0.92%) NUnit
12 9 (0.83%) Lombardi
12 9 (0.83%) JUnit
13 8 (0.73%) Visual Studio
13 8 (0.73%) Selenium
14 7 (0.64%) PowerDesigner
14 7 (0.64%) MSI
General
1 352 (32.32%) Finance
2 197 (18.09%) Banking
3 73 (6.70%) Investment Banking
4 64 (5.88%) Retail
5 33 (3.03%) Financial Institution
6 25 (2.30%) Back Office
7 19 (1.74%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.56%) Marketing
9 13 (1.19%) Retail Banking
10 12 (1.10%) Billing
11 9 (0.83%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.64%) Advertising
13 5 (0.46%) Front Office
13 5 (0.46%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.37%) Legal
15 3 (0.28%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.28%) Interactive Media
15 3 (0.28%) French Language
15 3 (0.28%) German Language
16 2 (0.18%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 212 (19.47%) Developer
2 202 (18.55%) Architect
3 145 (13.31%) Analyst
4 120 (11.02%) Consultant
5 88 (8.08%) Administrator
6 65 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
7 50 (4.59%) Business Analyst
8 46 (4.22%) Project Manager
9 44 (4.04%) Java Developer
10 39 (3.58%) Infrastructure Architect
11 36 (3.31%) TM1 Developer
12 30 (2.75%) Systems Administrator
12 30 (2.75%) Data Architect
13 26 (2.39%) Technical Architect
13 26 (2.39%) Support Analyst
13 26 (2.39%) .NET Developer
14 21 (1.93%) Technical Analyst
15 20 (1.84%) Designer
16 18 (1.65%) Senior Developer
16 18 (1.65%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (13.59%) Middleware
2 97 (8.91%) .NET
3 89 (8.17%) WebSphere MQ
4 72 (6.61%) XML
5 70 (6.43%) Web Services
6 67 (6.15%) J2EE
7 52 (4.78%) HTML
8 42 (3.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 33 (3.03%) TIBCO EMS
10 31 (2.85%) ASP.NET
10 31 (2.85%) Rendezvous
11 28 (2.57%) CSS
12 26 (2.39%) SOAP
13 24 (2.20%) .NET Framework
14 23 (2.11%) XSLT
15 22 (2.02%) JSP
15 22 (2.02%) WCF
15 22 (2.02%) Spring
16 21 (1.93%) HTML5
16 21 (1.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 104 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 62 (5.69%) DataPower
4 44 (4.04%) Replication
5 32 (2.94%) Mainframe
6 30 (2.75%) Clustering
7 28 (2.57%) Management Information System
7 28 (2.57%) PKI
8 26 (2.39%) Derivative
9 25 (2.30%) EMC VMAX
10 21 (1.93%) EMC VNX
11 16 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
11 16 (1.47%) Client/Server
12 15 (1.38%) iSeries
12 15 (1.38%) Data Integration
13 13 (1.19%) N-Tier
14 12 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 12 (1.10%) Visualisation
15 10 (0.92%) Data Extraction
16 9 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 220 (20.20%) Linux
2 203 (18.64%) Windows
3 191 (17.54%) UNIX
4 115 (10.56%) AIX
5 69 (6.34%) Solaris
6 58 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (1.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 14 (1.29%) Data ONTAP
11 11 (1.01%) SUSE
11 11 (1.01%) zOS
12 5 (0.46%) HPUX
13 4 (0.37%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.37%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.28%) CentOS
14 3 (0.28%) i5/OS
14 3 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (11.11%) ITIL
3 104 (9.55%) Project Management
4 93 (8.54%) Data Modelling
5 92 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
6 82 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 72 (6.61%) Migration
8 67 (6.15%) SDLC
9 59 (5.42%) Scrum
10 55 (5.05%) Change Management
10 55 (5.05%) SOA
11 52 (4.78%) E-Commerce
12 49 (4.50%) Data Management
13 48 (4.41%) ETL
14 47 (4.32%) Analytics
15 42 (3.86%) PRINCE2
15 42 (3.86%) TOGAF
16 38 (3.49%) Waterfall
17 36 (3.31%) UML
17 36 (3.31%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 210 (19.28%) Java
2 199 (18.27%) SQL
3 65 (5.97%) JavaScript
4 60 (5.51%) Shell Script
5 50 (4.59%) C#
6 43 (3.95%) Python
7 42 (3.86%) Perl
8 30 (2.75%) PL/SQL
9 26 (2.39%) PowerShell
10 22 (2.02%) Bash Shell
11 19 (1.74%) T-SQL
12 16 (1.47%) VBScript
12 16 (1.47%) C++
13 15 (1.38%) C
14 13 (1.19%) Korn
14 13 (1.19%) Jython
15 12 (1.10%) PHP
16 11 (1.01%) Ruby
17 8 (0.73%) Scala
18 7 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (4.50%) Degree
2 31 (2.85%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (1.74%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.47%) MCSE
6 14 (1.29%) IBM Certification
7 12 (1.10%) PMI Certification
7 12 (1.10%) ISEB
8 11 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (0.92%) MCSA
10 9 (0.83%) CCNP
10 9 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (0.83%) NCDA
10 9 (0.83%) NCIE
11 6 (0.55%) PMP
11 6 (0.55%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.97%) QA
2 17 (1.56%) SLA
2 17 (1.56%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.83%) FATCA
5 8 (0.73%) Solvency II
6 7 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.64%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.64%) EMIR
7 4 (0.37%) GAAP
8 2 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.18%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.092%) COBIT
System Software
1 116 (10.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (6.15%) Active Directory
3 53 (4.87%) Hyper-V
4 45 (4.13%) vSphere
5 33 (3.03%) NFS
6 27 (2.48%) XenApp
7 24 (2.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 23 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
9 22 (2.02%) KVM
10 18 (1.65%) VMware ESX
11 15 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (1.29%) XenDesktop
13 12 (1.10%) SRDF
14 11 (1.01%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 11 (1.01%) Xen
15 10 (0.92%) XenServer
16 8 (0.73%) Firmware
16 8 (0.73%) vCloud
17 6 (0.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 6 (0.55%) RACF
Systems Management
1 77 (7.07%) Tivoli
2 38 (3.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 38 (3.49%) Puppet
3 23 (2.11%) SCCM
4 18 (1.65%) EMC VPLEX
5 15 (1.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 15 (1.38%) BladeLogic
6 14 (1.29%) HP SIM
7 13 (1.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 11 (1.01%) Control-M
8 11 (1.01%) SCOM
9 10 (0.92%) CA Single Sign-On
9 10 (0.92%) NetBackup
10 9 (0.83%) SCVMM
10 9 (0.83%) Data Guard
10 9 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
11 8 (0.73%) Netcool
12 7 (0.64%) CA Wily
13 6 (0.55%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 290 (26.63%) Oracle
2 164 (15.06%) Microsoft
3 149 (13.68%) VMware
4 139 (12.76%) HP
5 95 (8.72%) Cognos
6 87 (7.99%) Cisco
7 81 (7.44%) TIBCO
8 77 (7.07%) EMC
9 69 (6.34%) NetApp
10 63 (5.79%) Citrix
11 51 (4.68%) CA
12 42 (3.86%) Dell
12 42 (3.86%) Red Hat
13 41 (3.76%) SAP
14 37 (3.40%) Veritas
15 36 (3.31%) webMethods
16 31 (2.85%) BMC
17 28 (2.57%) Symantec
18 25 (2.30%) Sybase
18 25 (2.30%) Brocade
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Venturi
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Thebes IT
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Venturi
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Venn Group
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Arrows Group
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Hydrogen Group
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Venturi
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
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Mercator IT Solutions
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Capita - ITIN
Rate: £250.00 - £293.70 per day
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Quindell Resourcing
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day Flexible
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Staffworx Ltd
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ComputAppoint
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Reed Technology
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TEKsystems
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iKonnect
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HFG
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Interquest - IQ Public Sector
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City of London
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