Period
to 4 July 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM over the 6 months to 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

IBM
Central London > City of London
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 114 179 155
Rank change year-on-year +65 -24 -17
Contract jobs citing IBM 23 60 109
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.84% 0.90% 1.53%
As % of the Vendors category 2.24% 2.31% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 36 59
Median daily rate £475 £500 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -0.50% +0.50%
10th Percentile £409 £413 £380
90th Percentile £644 £666 £588
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £508
% change year-on-year +2.56% -3.94% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - £20.00

IBM is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,029 2,596 2,717
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.55% 38.97% 38.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 1,950 2,020
Median daily rate £485 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £278 £300 £275
90th Percentile £663 £650 £663
Central London median daily rate £480 £500 £488
% change year-on-year -4.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 57 68
Median hourly rate £26.22 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.86% +5.00% +25.16%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £11.97
90th Percentile £59.90 £50.98 £26.50
Median hourly rate £26.81 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +30.77% +2.50% +25.16%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing IBM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in the City of London

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IBM in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for IBM in the City of London

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IBM in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for IBM in the City of London

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IBM in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for IBM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for IBM.

1 8 (34.78%) Finance
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (34.78%) GCP
2 7 (30.43%) Azure
3 6 (26.09%) AWS
3 6 (26.09%) Google
4 5 (21.74%) Migration
4 5 (21.74%) Change Management
4 5 (21.74%) Marketing
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 5 (21.74%) SAS
4 5 (21.74%) Adobe
4 5 (21.74%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (21.74%) Adobe Campaign
4 5 (21.74%) Marketing Technology
5 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
5 4 (17.39%) Analytics
5 4 (17.39%) Campaign Management
5 4 (17.39%) Cognos
5 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) JIRA
5 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
5 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
5 4 (17.39%) VMware
5 4 (17.39%) Banking
6 3 (13.04%) C#
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.04%) Windows
6 3 (13.04%) Tivoli
6 3 (13.04%) SAN

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 5 (21.74%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (8.70%) Maximo
3 1 (4.35%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (4.35%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) GCP
2 7 (30.43%) Azure
3 6 (26.09%) AWS
4 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.35%) GitHub
4 1 (4.35%) IaaS
4 1 (4.35%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) PaaS
4 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) Kerberos
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.35%) Data Lake
3 1 (4.35%) DB2
3 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) OLAP
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (4.35%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.35%) Serena SBM
3 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Marketing
3 4 (17.39%) Banking
4 3 (13.04%) Public Sector
5 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
6 1 (4.35%) Billing
6 1 (4.35%) Front Office
6 1 (4.35%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Programme Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Insight Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Analytics Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Data Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Integration Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum Master
4 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) LDAP
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (4.35%) JSP
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) SailPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Servlets
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) SPML
2 1 (4.35%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (4.35%) Velocity
2 1 (4.35%) WCF
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.35%) WPF
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Marketing Technology
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) CMDB
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.35%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) AIX
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Change Management
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Analytics
3 4 (17.39%) Campaign Management
3 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (13.04%) User Stories
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Data Integration
5 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.70%) High Availability
5 2 (8.70%) Kanban
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
5 2 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.70%) Use Case
5 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) EMIR
1 1 (4.35%) GDPR
1 1 (4.35%) MiFID
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Tivoli
1 3 (13.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.70%) Netcool
2 2 (8.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (8.70%) vRealize
3 1 (4.35%) Control-M
3 1 (4.35%) Icinga
3 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (4.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (4.35%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Google
2 5 (21.74%) Adobe
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (17.39%) Cognos
3 4 (17.39%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Brocade
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) EMC
4 2 (8.70%) Ivanti
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
4 2 (8.70%) Tableau
4 2 (8.70%) Veeam
5 1 (4.35%) CyberArk
5 1 (4.35%) DevExpress
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Infoblox
5 1 (4.35%) Splunk
5 1 (4.35%) Sun