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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 22 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing IBM 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.73% 2.56% -
As % of the Vendors category 16.67% 9.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +25.00%
Vendors Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
30 31 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 16.39% 26.50% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 33
Average daily rate £375 £318 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £138 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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 8 (72.73%) DB2
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
3 6 (54.55%) Mainframe
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 5 (45.45%) Banking
4 5 (45.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (36.36%) AIX
5 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) CICS
6 3 (27.27%) zOS
6 3 (27.27%) ClearCase
6 3 (27.27%) Workflow Management
6 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 3 (27.27%) ClearQuest
6 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (27.27%) Workflow
7 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
8 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 1 (9.09%) COBOL
8 1 (9.09%) ITIL
8 1 (9.09%) UNIX
8 1 (9.09%) Change Management
8 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 1 (9.09%) Migration
8 1 (9.09%) SCCM
8 1 (9.09%) Time Management
8 1 (9.09%) DataPower

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
2 4 (36.36%) CICS
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Workflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) ClearCase
1 3 (27.27%) ClearQuest
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Programmer
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) CICS Systems Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) CICS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Mainframe
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) AIX
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) zOS
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Workflow Management
1 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (27.27%) Workflow
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) COBOL
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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