The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for IBM Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Certification
England / London
Rank 398 418 400
Rank change year-on-year +20 -18  
Contract jobs citing IBM Certification 4 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.021% 0.005% 0.043%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.026% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Median daily rate £430 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 - £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 - £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £418 £420
% change year-on-year +13.77% -0.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

IBM Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3286 3862 3535
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.11% 17.56% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2227 2719 2318
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 49 82
Median hourly rate £38.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.00% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.85 £33.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

IBM Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM Certification in London

IBM Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Certification in London

IBM Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM Certification in London

IBM Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM Certification 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 Certification.

1 6 (100.00%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (50.00%) High Availability
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (50.00%) EAI
4 3 (50.00%) FTP
4 3 (50.00%) HTTP
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Temenos T24
6 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
6 1 (16.67%) BC Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) ActiveReports
6 1 (16.67%) MCTS
6 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
6 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) Temenos
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (16.67%) OCP
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (16.67%) DevOps
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

IBM Certification
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 5 (83.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) FileNet
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Utilities
1 1 (16.67%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) FTP
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (16.67%) ActiveReports
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Developer
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) FileNet Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) EAI
1 3 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Case Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) MCTS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) OCP
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Kofax
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Temenos