The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Halifax region.

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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 10 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs citing IBM 19 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 11.18% 2.21% 2.40%
As % of the Vendors category 41.30% 7.69% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -28.57%
Vendors Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
46 52 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 27.06% 28.73% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 22
Average daily rate £425 £430 £427
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £225 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £505 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
IBM
West Yorkshire

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Halifax region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM.

1 21 (91.30%) WebSphere
2 17 (73.91%) AIX
2 17 (73.91%) Linux
3 16 (69.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 13 (56.52%) Oracle
4 13 (56.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (52.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 12 (52.17%) Service Delivery
5 12 (52.17%) Workflow
5 12 (52.17%) Workflow Management
5 12 (52.17%) DB2
5 12 (52.17%) ClearCase
5 12 (52.17%) ClearQuest
5 12 (52.17%) Mainframe
6 11 (47.83%) Management Information System
7 10 (43.48%) Finance
8 5 (21.74%) Windows
8 5 (21.74%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (21.74%) Banking
9 4 (17.39%) DataPower
10 3 (13.04%) SOA
10 3 (13.04%) Java
11 2 (8.70%) UNIX
11 2 (8.70%) Migration
11 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
11 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
12 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
12 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
12 1 (4.35%) ITIL
12 1 (4.35%) Microsoft

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (91.30%) WebSphere
2 12 (52.17%) Oracle Workflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) ClearCase
1 12 (52.17%) ClearQuest
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Administrator
3 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Administrator
3 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Developer
3 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Senior WebSphere Developer
5 4 (17.39%) WebSphere Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 5 (21.74%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Mainframe
2 11 (47.83%) Management Information System
3 4 (17.39%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) AIX
1 17 (73.91%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (52.17%) Workflow Management
2 12 (52.17%) Service Delivery
2 12 (52.17%) Workflow
3 3 (13.04%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
Halifax, West Yorkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
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Halifax
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Rate: negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
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