The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, 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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
London / Docklands, London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 14 20
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6  
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 1.69% 1.75% 5.21%
As % of the Vendors category 3.85% 3.45% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Median daily rate £600 £600 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £400 £401
% change year-on-year +0.93% -0.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year +78.57% -25.66%  

IBM is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 26 29 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 44.07% 50.88% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 24
Median daily rate £560 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £460 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £634 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £32.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, London citing IBM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Docklands, London

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IBM in Docklands, London.

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Docklands, London

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM in Docklands, London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for IBM.

1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) NFS
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) BladeLogic
2 1 (33.33%) Xen
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (33.33%) SRDF
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
2 1 (33.33%) FCoE
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) HBase
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Multicast
2 1 (33.33%) KVM
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) SSH

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, 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 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) DataSynapse
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FCoE
1 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) Multicast
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) SSH
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) HBase
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Java Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Java Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Rendezvous
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) KVM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (33.33%) Samba
2 1 (33.33%) SRDF
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) BladeLogic
1 1 (33.33%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Intel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) VMware