The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 18 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing IBM 7 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.49% 5.52% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 19.44% 25.81% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +33.80%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Vendors Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
36 31 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 23.08% 21.38% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 27
Average daily rate £400 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £277 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £476 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (88.89%) Oracle
1 8 (88.89%) DB2
1 8 (88.89%) Mainframe
1 8 (88.89%) WebSphere
1 8 (88.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 6 (66.67%) AIX
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) ClearCase
2 6 (66.67%) ClearQuest
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
4 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Law
6 1 (11.11%) ETL
6 1 (11.11%) DataStage
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) QA
6 1 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (11.11%) Coaching

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) DataStage
2 1 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) ClearCase
1 6 (66.67%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) DataStage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Mainframe
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) AIX
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
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