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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
England / London
Rank 148 148 105
Rank change year-on-year
0 -43
Contract jobs citing IBM 307 357 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.61% 1.66% 2.17%
As % of the Vendors category 3.75% 4.08% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 230 254
Median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £287 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £8.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.53% +34.28%

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
8179 8751 9571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.82% 40.81% 44.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5511 5738 6281
Median daily rate £450 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 150 186
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £19.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +4.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -4 36 £550 +22.22% 22
Canary Wharf +5 8 £573 -16.42%
Uxbridge +5 2 £513 +439.47% 1
Docklands, London - 2 £375 -
Bromley +10 1 £550 +10.00%
Southwark +1 1 £425 +70.00%
Kingston Upon Thames -8 1 £350 -
Westminster - 1 £425 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 253 (35.43%) Oracle
2 213 (29.83%) WebSphere
3 211 (29.55%) Java
4 204 (28.57%) Linux
5 198 (27.73%) Finance
6 189 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
7 156 (21.85%) Unix
7 156 (21.85%) SQL
8 150 (21.01%) Banking
9 117 (16.39%) Windows
10 113 (15.83%) XML
11 104 (14.57%) VMware
12 96 (13.45%) Middleware
13 91 (12.75%) Microsoft
14 90 (12.61%) IBM Integration Bus
15 88 (12.32%) Web Services
16 87 (12.18%) REST
17 84 (11.76%) SQL Server
18 81 (11.34%) DevOps
19 79 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
20 70 (9.80%) Retail
20 70 (9.80%) SOAP
21 68 (9.52%) HP
22 67 (9.38%) ITIL
23 64 (8.96%) AIX
23 64 (8.96%) SOA
24 59 (8.26%) E-Commerce
24 59 (8.26%) WebSphere MQ
25 58 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
26 57 (7.98%) DB2

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
1 213 (29.83%) WebSphere
2 51 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 49 (6.86%) Apache
3 49 (6.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 37 (5.18%) Tomcat
5 33 (4.62%) Confluence
6 32 (4.48%) IIS
7 26 (3.64%) WebLogic
8 22 (3.08%) SharePoint
9 21 (2.94%) Anypoint
10 17 (2.38%) MQSeries
11 13 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
11 13 (1.82%) JBoss
12 12 (1.68%) Oracle Coherence
13 10 (1.40%) Mule
14 9 (1.26%) Commerce Server
14 9 (1.26%) DataSynapse
14 9 (1.26%) OpenStack
14 9 (1.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 9 (1.26%) SAS
Applications
1 38 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.38%) MS Office
3 11 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.84%) SPSS
5 5 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.70%) MS Project
5 5 (0.70%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.56%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.42%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.68%) Maximo
1 12 (1.68%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (1.12%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (0.84%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 6 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.84%) Unica
4 5 (0.70%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.56%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.42%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.42%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.42%) TRIRIGA
7 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.28%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.14%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.14%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (4.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (4.20%) IBM Cloud
4 16 (2.24%) Bluemix
4 16 (2.24%) PaaS
5 15 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.68%) Office 365
7 9 (1.26%) GitHub
8 8 (1.12%) IaaS
8 8 (1.12%) IBM Blueworks
8 8 (1.12%) SaaS
9 4 (0.56%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.42%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.28%) Akamai
11 2 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.28%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.28%) Force.com
11 2 (0.28%) Slack
12 1 (0.14%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 53 (7.42%) Firewall
2 48 (6.72%) DNS
3 43 (6.02%) SAN
4 41 (5.74%) SSL
5 39 (5.46%) TCP/IP
6 35 (4.90%) HTTP
7 32 (4.48%) LDAP
8 21 (2.94%) WAN
9 20 (2.80%) LAN
9 20 (2.80%) NAS
10 19 (2.66%) FTP
11 18 (2.52%) HTTPS
12 14 (1.96%) Kerberos
13 13 (1.82%) Internet
13 13 (1.82%) VPN
14 12 (1.68%) Multicast
15 11 (1.54%) iSCSI
16 10 (1.40%) FCoE
16 10 (1.40%) Fibre Channel
17 7 (0.98%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 57 (7.98%) DB2
3 45 (6.30%) Big Data
4 40 (5.60%) Hadoop
5 39 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (5.18%) Oracle Database
7 33 (4.62%) Relational Database
8 30 (4.20%) MySQL
9 26 (3.64%) NoSQL
10 25 (3.50%) DataStage
11 24 (3.36%) IBM InfoSphere
12 16 (2.24%) QlikView
13 15 (2.10%) HBase
14 14 (1.96%) RDBMS
15 12 (1.68%) Data Mining
16 11 (1.54%) MongoDB
16 11 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 10 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
18 7 (0.98%) Apache Hive
18 7 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 49 (6.86%) JIRA
2 48 (6.72%) Jenkins
3 42 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 22 (3.08%) Maven
4 22 (3.08%) Subversion
4 22 (3.08%) TeamCity
5 19 (2.66%) Ant
6 17 (2.38%) Selenium
7 16 (2.24%) Eclipse
8 15 (2.10%) JUnit
9 12 (1.68%) HP UFT
10 11 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (1.40%) Bitbucket
11 10 (1.40%) Mockito
11 10 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (1.26%) Cucumber
13 8 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (1.12%) Gradle
13 8 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (0.98%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 198 (27.73%) Finance
2 150 (21.01%) Banking
3 70 (9.80%) Retail
4 22 (3.08%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.24%) Marketing
6 12 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.40%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.12%) Front Office
9 7 (0.98%) Advertising
10 6 (0.84%) Back Office
10 6 (0.84%) International Banking
11 5 (0.70%) Billing
12 4 (0.56%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.56%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.42%) Law
13 3 (0.42%) Legal
13 3 (0.42%) Prime Brokerage
14 2 (0.28%) Automotive
14 2 (0.28%) Games
15 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 160 (22.41%) Architect
2 119 (16.67%) Developer
3 75 (10.50%) Consultant
4 73 (10.22%) Analyst
5 45 (6.30%) Solutions Architect
6 39 (5.46%) Java Developer
7 37 (5.18%) Administrator
8 35 (4.90%) Integration Architect
9 33 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 27 (3.78%) Lead Architect
11 25 (3.50%) Project Manager
11 25 (3.50%) Systems Administrator
12 22 (3.08%) DevOps Engineer
13 21 (2.94%) Data Architect
13 21 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
14 18 (2.52%) Designer
15 17 (2.38%) Integration Specialist
15 17 (2.38%) Linux Engineer
16 16 (2.24%) Senior Developer
16 16 (2.24%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (15.83%) XML
2 96 (13.45%) Middleware
3 90 (12.61%) IBM Integration Bus
4 88 (12.32%) Web Services
5 87 (12.18%) REST
6 70 (9.80%) SOAP
7 59 (8.26%) WebSphere MQ
8 56 (7.84%) J2EE
9 46 (6.44%) JSON
10 43 (6.02%) Spring
11 41 (5.74%) XSLT
12 34 (4.76%) HTML
13 32 (4.48%) RESTful
14 29 (4.06%) .NET
15 27 (3.78%) Hibernate
16 23 (3.22%) Oracle Fusion
17 22 (3.08%) XSD
18 21 (2.94%) Java EE
19 20 (2.80%) JMS
20 19 (2.66%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.76%) DataPower
3 30 (4.20%) Data Centre
4 28 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 23 (3.22%) Mainframe
6 17 (2.38%) Replication
7 15 (2.10%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.82%) iSeries
9 11 (1.54%) N-Tier
9 11 (1.54%) User Experience
10 10 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (1.40%) PKI
10 10 (1.40%) Virtual Team
11 9 (1.26%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.26%) Clustering
11 9 (1.26%) EMC VMAX
12 8 (1.12%) SWIFT
13 7 (0.98%) iPad
13 7 (0.98%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 204 (28.57%) Linux
2 156 (21.85%) Unix
3 117 (16.39%) Windows
4 64 (8.96%) AIX
5 49 (6.86%) Solaris
6 46 (6.44%) Windows Server
7 45 (6.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (4.76%) SUSE
9 32 (4.48%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 30 (4.20%) Oracle Linux
11 17 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (2.24%) zOS
13 9 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.84%) HPUX
15 5 (0.70%) CentOS
15 5 (0.70%) VMS
16 4 (0.56%) Windows 7
17 1 (0.14%) Android
17 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (11.34%) DevOps
3 67 (9.38%) ITIL
4 64 (8.96%) SOA
5 59 (8.26%) E-Commerce
6 47 (6.58%) B2B
6 47 (6.58%) Data Modelling
6 47 (6.58%) Open Source
7 43 (6.02%) ETL
8 41 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
8 41 (5.74%) Change Management
8 41 (5.74%) Migration
9 40 (5.60%) Service Management
9 40 (5.60%) TDD
10 39 (5.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 37 (5.18%) Analytics
11 37 (5.18%) Configuration Management
11 37 (5.18%) Scrum
12 36 (5.04%) Project Management
13 35 (4.90%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 211 (29.55%) Java
2 156 (21.85%) SQL
3 55 (7.70%) Perl
4 54 (7.56%) Shell Script
5 47 (6.58%) JavaScript
6 46 (6.44%) Python
7 44 (6.16%) Bash Shell
8 29 (4.06%) PL/SQL
9 28 (3.92%) PowerShell
10 25 (3.50%) C
11 18 (2.52%) Korn
12 17 (2.38%) C++
13 16 (2.24%) Scala
14 14 (1.96%) Jython
15 11 (1.54%) VB
16 10 (1.40%) C#
16 10 (1.40%) R
17 8 (1.12%) JCL
17 8 (1.12%) Ruby
18 7 (0.98%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 26 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 22 (3.08%) Degree
3 15 (2.10%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.96%) ISTQB
5 13 (1.82%) ISEB
6 9 (1.26%) CISSP
7 7 (0.98%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.70%) IBM Certification
9 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.42%) PhD
10 3 (0.42%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.28%) CEH
11 2 (0.28%) CISM
11 2 (0.28%) MCSE
11 2 (0.28%) OCP
11 2 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.28%) PMP
11 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.28%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.94%) QA
2 13 (1.82%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.68%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.12%) SLA
5 5 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.70%) PMO
5 5 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.56%) SEPA
7 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.42%) ISO20022
8 2 (0.28%) COBIT
8 2 (0.28%) SDET
9 1 (0.14%) GDPR
9 1 (0.14%) GPG13
9 1 (0.14%) ISO15022
9 1 (0.14%) MiFID
9 1 (0.14%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 79 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (4.06%) Active Directory
3 26 (3.64%) Docker
4 25 (3.50%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (2.94%) NFS
6 18 (2.52%) Oracle RAC
7 17 (2.38%) vSphere
8 15 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (1.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 14 (1.96%) VMware ESX
10 13 (1.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 12 (1.68%) Hyper-V
11 12 (1.68%) SRDF
12 10 (1.40%) GPFS
12 10 (1.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 8 (1.12%) KVM
13 8 (1.12%) Xen
14 7 (0.98%) Time Sharing Option
15 5 (0.70%) OpenSSH
15 5 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 51 (7.14%) Puppet
2 32 (4.48%) Ansible
3 25 (3.50%) Tivoli
4 22 (3.08%) MOM
4 22 (3.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 14 (1.96%) Nagios
6 12 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (1.54%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 10 (1.40%) QRadar
9 9 (1.26%) Control-M
9 9 (1.26%) Salt
10 7 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (0.84%) SCCM
11 6 (0.84%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 5 (0.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 4 (0.56%) CA Service Virtualization
13 4 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
13 4 (0.56%) Kubernetes
13 4 (0.56%) OMEGAMON
13 4 (0.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 253 (35.43%) Oracle
2 104 (14.57%) VMware
3 91 (12.75%) Microsoft
4 68 (9.52%) HP
5 50 (7.00%) Red Hat
6 44 (6.16%) SAP
7 43 (6.02%) EMC
8 40 (5.60%) MuleSoft
9 36 (5.04%) IBM Sterling
10 30 (4.20%) Splunk
11 28 (3.92%) Sybase
12 27 (3.78%) Cognos
13 26 (3.64%) TIBCO
14 23 (3.22%) Adobe
14 23 (3.22%) Veritas
15 22 (3.08%) Informatica
15 22 (3.08%) NetApp
16 21 (2.94%) Cisco
16 21 (2.94%) Citrix
16 21 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
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