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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 16 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.99% 3.28% 3.10%
As % of the Vendors category 14.29% 10.81% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £490 £446 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.74% +5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £31.15
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.38%
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
14 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 20.90% 30.33% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 31
Median daily rate £415 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £307 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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
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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 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 4 (66.67%) DB2
2 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) ClearQuest
4 1 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) Clustering
4 1 (16.67%) Fortran
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) CICS
4 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
4 1 (16.67%) REXX
4 1 (16.67%) zOS
4 1 (16.67%) Easytrieve
4 1 (16.67%) JCL
4 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (16.67%) CA Endevor
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) DataPower
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning

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 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) Easytrieve
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 2 (33.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) DB2 Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (16.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) DataPower
3 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) AIX
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
1 1 (16.67%) COBOL
1 1 (16.67%) Fortran
1 1 (16.67%) JCL
1 1 (16.67%) REXX
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle