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 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 119 86 114
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +28
Contract jobs citing IBM 441 549 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.03% 2.48% 1.98%
As % of the Vendors category 4.91% 5.57% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 310 280
Median daily rate £438 £457 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.21% +0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.23 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +27.27%
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
8984 9864 9884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.34% 44.48% 43.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6149 6455 6451
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 252 206
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.09 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.95 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

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 May 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 25 May 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 +3 91 £450 - 20
Chessington +2 2 - - 1
Croydon -12 2 £450 -16.27%
Lewisham - 2 £400 -
Barnet - 2 - -
Canary Wharf 0 1 £685 +21.77%
Docklands, London -1 1 £600 +11.62%
Bromley -11 1 £425 - 1
Harrow - 1 £555 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 - -
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 275 (34.46%) Linux
2 270 (33.83%) Oracle
3 238 (29.82%) Finance
4 235 (29.45%) WebSphere
5 210 (26.32%) Java
6 187 (23.43%) Unix
7 183 (22.93%) SQL
8 160 (20.05%) Agile Software Development
9 153 (19.17%) Windows
10 143 (17.92%) Banking
11 140 (17.54%) Microsoft
12 132 (16.54%) SQL Server
13 130 (16.29%) Middleware
14 120 (15.04%) HP
15 118 (14.79%) ITIL
16 113 (14.16%) AIX
17 89 (11.15%) VMware
18 84 (10.53%) SAN
19 78 (9.77%) Retail
20 75 (9.40%) Shell Script
21 72 (9.02%) Web Services
22 71 (8.90%) DNS
23 70 (8.77%) WebSphere MQ
24 69 (8.65%) XML
25 68 (8.52%) Python
25 68 (8.52%) Migration
26 67 (8.40%) WebSphere Application Server
26 67 (8.40%) Windows Server
27 66 (8.27%) J2EE
27 66 (8.27%) 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
1 235 (29.45%) WebSphere
2 67 (8.40%) WebSphere Application Server
3 57 (7.14%) Apache
4 45 (5.64%) WebLogic
5 40 (5.01%) SharePoint
6 39 (4.89%) IBM HTTP Server
7 35 (4.39%) IIS
8 31 (3.88%) Tomcat
9 24 (3.01%) JBoss
10 21 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 19 (2.38%) MQSeries
12 14 (1.75%) SAS
13 12 (1.50%) Confluence
13 12 (1.50%) MS Exchange
14 11 (1.38%) IBM Domino
15 9 (1.13%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
16 8 (1.00%) ArcGIS
16 8 (1.00%) Jetty
16 8 (1.00%) WebSphere Portal
17 7 (0.88%) Mule
Applications
1 50 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 44 (5.51%) MS Office
3 15 (1.88%) SPSS
4 12 (1.50%) MS Project
5 8 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (3.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 15 (1.88%) Maximo
3 6 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.63%) BusinessWare
4 5 (0.63%) Magento
4 5 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (0.63%) SAP R/3
5 4 (0.50%) Unica
6 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.38%) Salerio
7 2 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.25%) Primavera
7 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.13%) RMDS
8 1 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
3 24 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (2.26%) PaaS
5 14 (1.75%) IaaS
6 11 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (1.38%) IBM PureFlex
7 7 (0.88%) Office 365
8 6 (0.75%) GitHub
9 5 (0.63%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.38%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.25%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.25%) SaaS
12 1 (0.13%) Boomi
12 1 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 84 (10.53%) SAN
2 71 (8.90%) DNS
3 65 (8.15%) HTTP
4 59 (7.39%) Firewall
5 57 (7.14%) SSL
6 46 (5.76%) NAS
7 27 (3.38%) VPN
8 21 (2.63%) WAN
9 20 (2.51%) LAN
10 16 (2.01%) FTP
10 16 (2.01%) TCP/IP
11 15 (1.88%) Fibre Channel
12 14 (1.75%) LDAP
13 13 (1.63%) DMZ
13 13 (1.63%) Network Security
14 9 (1.13%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (1.13%) iSCSI
14 9 (1.13%) Multicast
14 9 (1.13%) OSPF
14 9 (1.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (16.54%) SQL Server
2 66 (8.27%) DB2
3 51 (6.39%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (5.89%) Oracle Database
5 34 (4.26%) MySQL
5 34 (4.26%) Relational Database
6 33 (4.14%) Hadoop
7 32 (4.01%) IBM InfoSphere
8 29 (3.63%) Big Data
9 21 (2.63%) DataStage
10 13 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (1.38%) GIS
11 11 (1.38%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.13%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 9 (1.13%) HBase
12 9 (1.13%) Oracle Database 12c
12 9 (1.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 8 (1.00%) NoSQL
13 8 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 56 (7.02%) Maven
2 48 (6.02%) Jenkins
3 47 (5.89%) JIRA
4 45 (5.64%) Git (software)
5 32 (4.01%) Subversion
6 29 (3.63%) Toad
7 25 (3.13%) Ant
8 23 (2.88%) Introscope
9 19 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (1.75%) Eclipse
10 14 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
11 13 (1.63%) Selenium
12 12 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (1.50%) Cucumber
12 12 (1.50%) JUnit
13 11 (1.38%) ClearCase
14 10 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
15 8 (1.00%) Checkstyle
15 8 (1.00%) FindBugs
15 8 (1.00%) JMeter
General
1 238 (29.82%) Finance
2 143 (17.92%) Banking
3 78 (9.77%) Retail
4 27 (3.38%) Financial Institution
5 20 (2.51%) Investment Banking
6 17 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.75%) Marketing
8 13 (1.63%) Back Office
9 6 (0.75%) Front Office
9 6 (0.75%) General Ledger
9 6 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.75%) Publishing
10 5 (0.63%) Games
10 5 (0.63%) Legal
10 5 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.50%) Wholesale Banking
12 3 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.38%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.25%) Advertising
13 2 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 146 (18.30%) Architect
2 136 (17.04%) Developer
3 105 (13.16%) Analyst
4 89 (11.15%) Administrator
5 55 (6.89%) Consultant
6 51 (6.39%) Solutions Architect
7 37 (4.64%) Java Developer
8 34 (4.26%) Test Analyst
9 33 (4.14%) Project Manager
9 33 (4.14%) Systems Administrator
10 31 (3.88%) Infrastructure Architect
11 27 (3.38%) Designer
12 25 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
13 20 (2.51%) Linux Administrator
14 19 (2.38%) Data Architect
14 19 (2.38%) WebSphere Administrator
14 19 (2.38%) WebSphere Developer
15 17 (2.13%) Business Analyst
15 17 (2.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 17 (2.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (16.29%) Middleware
2 72 (9.02%) Web Services
3 70 (8.77%) WebSphere MQ
4 69 (8.65%) XML
5 66 (8.27%) J2EE
6 63 (7.89%) .NET
7 55 (6.89%) SOAP
8 47 (5.89%) JMS
9 39 (4.89%) IBM Integration Bus
10 36 (4.51%) REST
11 34 (4.26%) HTML
12 30 (3.76%) Spring
13 28 (3.51%) XSLT
14 25 (3.13%) Hibernate
15 24 (3.01%) CSS
16 23 (2.88%) JSP
17 20 (2.51%) jQuery
18 18 (2.26%) JSON
19 17 (2.13%) Java EE
19 17 (2.13%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.89%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (6.64%) DataPower
3 46 (5.76%) Data Centre
4 38 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 29 (3.63%) Computer Science
6 24 (3.01%) Mainframe
7 19 (2.38%) Clustering
8 18 (2.26%) iSeries
9 17 (2.13%) User Experience
10 15 (1.88%) Hedge funds
11 13 (1.63%) IBM Mainframe
11 13 (1.63%) Replication
12 12 (1.50%) FMCG
12 12 (1.50%) SWIFT
13 11 (1.38%) Data Extraction
13 11 (1.38%) Data Integration
13 11 (1.38%) IBM XIV
14 10 (1.25%) Derivative
15 9 (1.13%) AS400
15 9 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 275 (34.46%) Linux
2 187 (23.43%) Unix
3 153 (19.17%) Windows
4 113 (14.16%) AIX
5 67 (8.40%) Windows Server
6 66 (8.27%) Solaris
7 54 (6.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 48 (6.02%) SUSE
8 48 (6.02%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 31 (3.88%) Oracle Linux
10 23 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (1.38%) Apple iOS
13 11 (1.38%) Windows 7
14 10 (1.25%) zOS
15 6 (0.75%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.63%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.50%) CentOS
17 4 (0.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (20.05%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (14.79%) ITIL
3 68 (8.52%) Migration
4 63 (7.89%) Project Management
5 57 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 57 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 57 (7.14%) SOA
6 56 (7.02%) DevOps
7 50 (6.27%) Continuous Delivery
7 50 (6.27%) SDLC
8 46 (5.76%) Change Management
9 43 (5.39%) Scrum
10 41 (5.14%) Analytics
11 40 (5.01%) Continuous Improvement
11 40 (5.01%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (4.39%) TDD
13 34 (4.26%) Data Modelling
14 33 (4.14%) Load Balancing
15 32 (4.01%) Integration Testing
16 29 (3.63%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 210 (26.32%) Java
2 183 (22.93%) SQL
3 75 (9.40%) Shell Script
4 68 (8.52%) Python
5 62 (7.77%) Perl
6 59 (7.39%) JavaScript
7 39 (4.89%) Bash Shell
8 31 (3.88%) C
8 31 (3.88%) Jython
9 24 (3.01%) C#
10 23 (2.88%) PowerShell
11 22 (2.76%) PL/SQL
12 16 (2.01%) C++
13 14 (1.75%) Korn
14 9 (1.13%) Ruby
15 8 (1.00%) Erlang
15 8 (1.00%) PHP
16 7 (0.88%) VBScript
16 7 (0.88%) XPath
17 6 (0.75%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 43 (5.39%) Security Cleared
2 41 (5.14%) Degree
3 24 (3.01%) ISEB
4 22 (2.76%) SC Cleared
5 21 (2.63%) ISTQB
5 21 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (1.38%) CTC Cleared
8 11 (1.38%) DV Cleared
9 10 (1.25%) CISSP
10 8 (1.00%) CISM
10 8 (1.00%) SAS Certification
11 7 (0.88%) MCSE
12 6 (0.75%) CCSP
12 6 (0.75%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.75%) PMP
13 5 (0.63%) IBM Certification
13 5 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.13%) PCI DSS
2 15 (1.88%) QA
2 15 (1.88%) SLA
3 14 (1.75%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.75%) HL7
4 6 (0.75%) ISO20022
4 6 (0.75%) SEPA
5 5 (0.63%) COBIT
6 3 (0.38%) ISO15022
7 2 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.13%) EMIR
8 1 (0.13%) FATCA
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 64 (8.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (7.27%) Active Directory
3 31 (3.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 21 (2.63%) Docker
5 20 (2.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 20 (2.51%) vSphere
6 19 (2.38%) NFS
6 19 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (2.01%) Hyper-V
8 12 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (1.50%) XenApp
9 10 (1.25%) KVM
10 9 (1.13%) SRDF
11 8 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 8 (1.00%) VMware ESX
11 8 (1.00%) Xen
12 7 (0.88%) Apache Flume
13 6 (0.75%) Firmware
13 6 (0.75%) HDFS
13 6 (0.75%) UAG
Systems Management
1 52 (6.52%) Puppet
2 46 (5.76%) HP Quality Center
3 43 (5.39%) Tivoli
4 27 (3.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 25 (3.13%) Ansible
6 17 (2.13%) SCOM
7 16 (2.01%) Nagios
7 16 (2.01%) Netcool
8 15 (1.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 14 (1.75%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 12 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (1.13%) SCCM
12 7 (0.88%) CA Single Sign-On
13 6 (0.75%) Backup Exec
13 6 (0.75%) IBM BigFix
13 6 (0.75%) ITRS Geneos
13 6 (0.75%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
13 6 (0.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 5 (0.63%) Perfmon
14 5 (0.63%) zSecure
Vendors
1 270 (33.83%) Oracle
2 140 (17.54%) Microsoft
3 120 (15.04%) HP
4 89 (11.15%) VMware
5 64 (8.02%) EMC
6 55 (6.89%) SAP
7 53 (6.64%) Red Hat
8 45 (5.64%) NetApp
9 41 (5.14%) Cognos
10 38 (4.76%) Veritas
11 37 (4.64%) ATG
11 37 (4.64%) Cisco
12 32 (4.01%) webMethods
13 30 (3.76%) Citrix
14 28 (3.51%) Dell
15 26 (3.26%) AppDynamics
16 21 (2.63%) BEA
16 21 (2.63%) IBM Sterling
17 20 (2.51%) TIBCO
18 19 (2.38%) Software AG
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