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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 76 104 96
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -8
Contract jobs citing IBM 585 476 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.63% 2.01% 2.06%
As % of the Vendors category 5.90% 4.54% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 299 252
Average daily rate
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£451 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £274 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £566
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £27.49
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -27.24%
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
9907 10496 10021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.48% 44.40% 45.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6406 6830 6313
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 206 262
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.75 £43.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +67 166 £450 -1.09% 37
Docklands, London +3 10 £406 -22.61% 1
Greenford +2 10 - -
Croydon -1 7 £500 -9.09%
Canary Wharf -3 7 £525 -4.54%
Bromley +3 2 £500 -9.09%
Chessington - 2 - -
Paddington - 2 - -
Hayes - 2 £240 -
Hounslow -6 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £390 - 1
Wimbledon - 1 £500 -
Feltham - 1 £288 -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 314 (31.24%) Finance
2 291 (28.96%) Oracle
3 239 (23.78%) WebSphere
4 210 (20.90%) Windows
5 207 (20.60%) Linux
5 207 (20.60%) Banking
6 206 (20.50%) SQL
7 201 (20.00%) Java
8 187 (18.61%) UNIX
9 149 (14.83%) Agile Software Development
10 147 (14.63%) ITIL
11 133 (13.23%) VMware
12 128 (12.74%) HP
13 124 (12.34%) Microsoft
14 118 (11.74%) Middleware
15 112 (11.14%) SAN
16 111 (11.04%) Cognos
17 109 (10.85%) Project Management
18 99 (9.85%) SQL Server
19 98 (9.75%) Business Intelligence
20 97 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
21 96 (9.55%) VMware Infrastructure
22 88 (8.76%) Cisco
23 86 (8.56%) Data Modelling
24 82 (8.16%) .NET
24 82 (8.16%) Investment Banking
25 81 (8.06%) AIX
26 80 (7.96%) Data Warehouse
27 79 (7.86%) DataStage
27 79 (7.86%) WebSphere MQ

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 239 (23.78%) WebSphere
2 68 (6.77%) IIS
3 64 (6.37%) WebSphere Application Server
4 61 (6.07%) SharePoint
5 51 (5.07%) Tomcat
6 46 (4.58%) Apache
7 40 (3.98%) MQSeries
8 37 (3.68%) IBM HTTP Server
9 33 (3.28%) WebLogic
10 32 (3.18%) FileNet
11 27 (2.69%) OpenStack
12 23 (2.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 21 (2.09%) Confluence
13 21 (2.09%) JBoss
14 12 (1.19%) Oracle Coherence
15 11 (1.09%) MS Exchange
16 9 (0.90%) Lync
17 7 (0.70%) Lotus Domino
18 6 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
18 6 (0.60%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 50 (4.98%) MS Office
2 45 (4.48%) MS Excel
3 44 (4.38%) MS Visio
4 26 (2.59%) MS Project
5 23 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.60%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.40%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.30%) SPSS
9 1 (0.100%) Weka
Business Applications
1 59 (5.87%) Cognos TM1
2 34 (3.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 9 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.70%) SunGard GMI
4 7 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.60%) RMDS
5 6 (0.60%) Unica
6 5 (0.50%) Summit
6 5 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.40%) Loan IQ
8 3 (0.30%) TRIRIGA
8 3 (0.30%) Cognos Planning
8 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.30%) Maximo
9 2 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle HRMS
9 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.20%) Misys Midas
9 2 (0.20%) Magento
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (1.39%) IBM Blueworks
2 7 (0.70%) IaaS
2 7 (0.70%) SaaS
2 7 (0.70%) PaaS
3 6 (0.60%) IBM SmartCloud
4 5 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.30%) Office 365
6 3 (0.30%) SoftLayer
6 3 (0.30%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 112 (11.14%) SAN
2 54 (5.37%) HTTP
3 45 (4.48%) LAN
3 45 (4.48%) WAN
4 41 (4.08%) NAS
4 41 (4.08%) Firewall
5 39 (3.88%) TCP/IP
6 36 (3.58%) NetScaler
7 27 (2.69%) DNS
8 26 (2.59%) SSL
9 22 (2.19%) Fibre Channel
10 21 (2.09%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (1.89%) LDAP
12 18 (1.79%) SNMP
13 16 (1.59%) VPN
13 16 (1.59%) VLAN
14 13 (1.29%) Network Security
15 12 (1.19%) Internet
15 12 (1.19%) MPLS
15 12 (1.19%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (9.85%) SQL Server
2 80 (7.96%) Data Warehouse
3 79 (7.86%) DataStage
4 75 (7.46%) Relational Database
5 70 (6.97%) DB2
6 66 (6.57%) Oracle Database
7 59 (5.87%) IBM InfoSphere
8 22 (2.19%) RDBMS
8 22 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (1.69%) Hadoop
11 15 (1.49%) Big Data
11 15 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (1.49%) OLAP
11 15 (1.49%) MySQL
12 13 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (1.29%) QlikView
13 12 (1.19%) OLTP
13 12 (1.19%) NoSQL
13 12 (1.19%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 49 (4.88%) JIRA
2 34 (3.38%) Jenkins
3 30 (2.99%) Maven
4 26 (2.59%) Subversion
5 25 (2.49%) Ant
6 17 (1.69%) TeamCity
7 16 (1.59%) ERwin
7 16 (1.59%) QuickTest Pro
8 15 (1.49%) NUnit
8 15 (1.49%) Introscope
9 13 (1.29%) MSI
10 12 (1.19%) RequisitePro
11 11 (1.09%) Eclipse
12 9 (0.90%) SoapUI
13 8 (0.80%) Rational Robot
13 8 (0.80%) ClearCase
13 8 (0.80%) Lombardi
13 8 (0.80%) Rational Functional Tester
13 8 (0.80%) Git (software)
14 7 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 314 (31.24%) Finance
2 207 (20.60%) Banking
3 82 (8.16%) Investment Banking
4 60 (5.97%) Retail
5 28 (2.79%) Financial Institution
6 22 (2.19%) Back Office
7 20 (1.99%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.00%) Advertising
8 10 (1.00%) Marketing
8 10 (1.00%) Retail Banking
9 8 (0.80%) Legal
10 7 (0.70%) Billing
11 6 (0.60%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.50%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.40%) Games
13 4 (0.40%) Front Office
14 3 (0.30%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.20%) Military
15 2 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 186 (18.51%) Developer
2 166 (16.52%) Architect
3 161 (16.02%) Analyst
4 115 (11.44%) Consultant
5 67 (6.67%) Administrator
6 52 (5.17%) Project Manager
6 52 (5.17%) Business Analyst
7 40 (3.98%) Solutions Architect
8 35 (3.48%) Support Analyst
8 35 (3.48%) Java Developer
9 34 (3.38%) Infrastructure Architect
9 34 (3.38%) Data Architect
10 32 (3.18%) Technical Analyst
11 31 (3.08%) TM1 Developer
12 26 (2.59%) Technical Architect
13 22 (2.19%) .NET Developer
14 20 (1.99%) Systems Administrator
15 18 (1.79%) Technical Support
16 17 (1.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 16 (1.59%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (11.74%) Middleware
2 82 (8.16%) .NET
3 79 (7.86%) WebSphere MQ
4 72 (7.16%) XML
5 64 (6.37%) Web Services
6 57 (5.67%) J2EE
7 42 (4.18%) HTML
8 41 (4.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 34 (3.38%) TIBCO EMS
10 24 (2.39%) Rendezvous
11 22 (2.19%) CSS
12 21 (2.09%) .NET Framework
12 21 (2.09%) WCF
13 20 (1.99%) JSP
13 20 (1.99%) SOAP
13 20 (1.99%) Spring
14 18 (1.79%) Servlets
15 17 (1.69%) HTML5
15 17 (1.69%) ASP.NET
16 16 (1.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 97 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (5.67%) Replication
3 32 (3.18%) Clustering
3 32 (3.18%) Management Information System
4 28 (2.79%) Mainframe
4 28 (2.79%) DataPower
5 22 (2.19%) Derivative
6 19 (1.89%) Data Integration
7 18 (1.79%) PKI
8 17 (1.69%) iSeries
9 16 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (1.49%) IBM Mainframe
11 14 (1.39%) Visualisation
12 12 (1.19%) Data Structures
13 11 (1.09%) Public Cloud
14 10 (1.00%) Open Source
15 9 (0.90%) IBM XIV
15 9 (0.90%) Hedge funds
15 9 (0.90%) Data Extraction
15 9 (0.90%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 210 (20.90%) Windows
2 207 (20.60%) Linux
3 187 (18.61%) UNIX
4 81 (8.06%) AIX
5 67 (6.67%) Solaris
6 41 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 40 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 39 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (2.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 11 (1.09%) SUSE
12 9 (0.90%) zOS
13 8 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.50%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.50%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.40%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.40%) CentOS
15 4 (0.40%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.30%) Android
16 3 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (14.83%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (14.63%) ITIL
3 109 (10.85%) Project Management
4 98 (9.75%) Business Intelligence
5 86 (8.56%) Data Modelling
6 74 (7.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 69 (6.87%) Migration
8 65 (6.47%) ETL
9 53 (5.27%) E-Commerce
10 51 (5.07%) Change Management
11 50 (4.98%) Scrum
12 47 (4.68%) Data Management
12 47 (4.68%) Analytics
13 41 (4.08%) Incident Management
14 39 (3.88%) User Acceptance Testing
15 37 (3.68%) Business Analysis
16 35 (3.48%) Performance Tuning
16 35 (3.48%) Configuration Management
16 35 (3.48%) UML
17 32 (3.18%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 206 (20.50%) SQL
2 201 (20.00%) Java
3 53 (5.27%) Shell Script
4 51 (5.07%) Perl
5 45 (4.48%) C#
6 43 (4.28%) Python
6 43 (4.28%) JavaScript
7 34 (3.38%) PowerShell
8 31 (3.08%) VBScript
9 29 (2.89%) PL/SQL
10 19 (1.89%) Bash Shell
10 19 (1.89%) C
11 14 (1.39%) PHP
11 14 (1.39%) T-SQL
11 14 (1.39%) Jython
11 14 (1.39%) Ruby
12 13 (1.29%) C++
13 11 (1.09%) Korn
14 9 (0.90%) RPG
15 7 (0.70%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 46 (4.58%) Degree
2 35 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.19%) SC Cleared
4 21 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 12 (1.19%) ISEB
6 12 (1.19%) IBM Certification
6 12 (1.19%) MCSE
7 11 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (1.00%) CCNP
9 9 (0.90%) NCDA
9 9 (0.90%) NCIE
10 8 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (0.60%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.60%) MCSA
12 6 (0.60%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.50%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (6.57%) QA
2 13 (1.29%) Solvency II
3 12 (1.19%) Data Quality
4 11 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.80%) SLA
7 7 (0.70%) FATCA
7 7 (0.70%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.60%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.50%) EMIR
10 4 (0.40%) GAAP
11 2 (0.20%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.100%) COBIT
System Software
1 96 (9.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (6.17%) Active Directory
3 45 (4.48%) Hyper-V
4 42 (4.18%) vSphere
5 32 (3.18%) XenApp
6 29 (2.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 25 (2.49%) Oracle RAC
8 24 (2.39%) NFS
9 22 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
10 21 (2.09%) XenDesktop
11 15 (1.49%) KVM
12 12 (1.19%) VMware ESX
12 12 (1.19%) Xen
13 10 (1.00%) Firmware
14 8 (0.80%) SRDF
14 8 (0.80%) XenServer
15 7 (0.70%) vCloud
15 7 (0.70%) VMware Server
16 6 (0.60%) RACF
16 6 (0.60%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 55 (5.47%) Tivoli
2 41 (4.08%) Puppet
3 36 (3.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 27 (2.69%) SCCM
5 24 (2.39%) HP SIM
6 20 (1.99%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 20 (1.99%) SCOM
7 18 (1.79%) SCVMM
8 16 (1.59%) EdgeSight
9 13 (1.29%) Netcool
10 11 (1.09%) Control-M
11 10 (1.00%) CA Single Sign-On
11 10 (1.00%) BladeLogic
11 10 (1.00%) Cisco Prime
11 10 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (0.70%) Data Guard
13 6 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
13 6 (0.60%) NetBackup
13 6 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 6 (0.60%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 291 (28.96%) Oracle
2 133 (13.23%) VMware
3 128 (12.74%) HP
4 124 (12.34%) Microsoft
5 111 (11.04%) Cognos
6 88 (8.76%) Cisco
7 68 (6.77%) TIBCO
8 65 (6.47%) Citrix
9 64 (6.37%) EMC
10 57 (5.67%) Dell
10 57 (5.67%) NetApp
11 50 (4.98%) CA
12 35 (3.48%) webMethods
12 35 (3.48%) Veritas
13 31 (3.08%) Red Hat
14 30 (2.99%) SAP
15 24 (2.39%) Informatica
15 24 (2.39%) CheckPoint
15 24 (2.39%) ATG
16 23 (2.29%) F5
South West London
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £350 - £430 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Proteus Europe
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JM
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Up to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £390 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £750 - £778 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 25 days ago