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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 28 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.28% 5.42% 9.52%
As % of the Vendors category 6.67% 25.71% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 12
Median daily rate £430 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £26.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+18.86% -15.20%
IBM
West Yorkshire

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
30 35 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 19.23% 21.08% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 27
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £340 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016, 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 Halifax region with a requirement for IBM.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (57.14%) E-Discovery
3 4 (57.14%) Service Management
3 4 (57.14%) FileNet
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
6 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (14.29%) SOAP
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) XSD

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 4 (57.14%) FileNet
3 1 (14.29%) CICS
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) FileNet Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Migration Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (14.29%) WSDL
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) DataPower
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) E-Discovery
1 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) XPath
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) F5