The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 71 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing IBM 24 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.80% 1.89% 1.20%
As % of the Vendors category 4.05% 4.28% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 8
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£373 £356 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.56% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £280 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £27.49
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -27.24%
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 Leeds region.

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
592 514 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 44.28% 44.08% 38.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 348 144
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 11
Average hourly rate £13.60 £15.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.36% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £10.60 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.70 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 18 (45.00%) Oracle
2 12 (30.00%) Linux
2 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (27.50%) WebSphere
4 10 (25.00%) Finance
5 9 (22.50%) VMware
5 9 (22.50%) Retail
6 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (20.00%) HP
6 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 8 (20.00%) Banking
7 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (17.50%) Windows
7 7 (17.50%) DB2
7 7 (17.50%) Asset Management
8 6 (15.00%) Java
9 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 5 (12.50%) SQL
9 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 5 (12.50%) UNIX
9 5 (12.50%) XML
9 5 (12.50%) Apache
9 5 (12.50%) Cisco
9 5 (12.50%) Games
10 4 (10.00%) Firewall
10 4 (10.00%) Scrum
10 4 (10.00%) Eclipse

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 11 (27.50%) WebSphere
2 5 (12.50%) Apache
3 4 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (7.50%) JBoss
4 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.50%) IIS
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.50%) Documentum
6 1 (2.50%) ATG Dynamo
6 1 (2.50%) Alfresco
6 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) SAN
2 3 (7.50%) Internet
3 2 (5.00%) OSPF
3 2 (5.00%) BGP
3 2 (5.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (5.00%) NAS
4 1 (2.50%) FWSM
4 1 (2.50%) HSRP
4 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.50%) VRRP
4 1 (2.50%) MPLS
4 1 (2.50%) HTTP
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
4 1 (2.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) DB2
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.00%) MySQL
4 3 (7.50%) Informix
5 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.50%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.50%) JMeter
2 1 (2.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Selenium
2 1 (2.50%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) JUnit
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Retail
3 8 (20.00%) Banking
4 5 (12.50%) Games
5 3 (7.50%) Law
6 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.50%) Advertising
7 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (15.00%) Software Manager
2 5 (12.50%) Architect
3 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Java Programmer
4 3 (7.50%) Programmer
4 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Software Asset Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Software Licensing Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Software Licensing Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) XML
2 4 (10.00%) Ajax
2 4 (10.00%) HTML
3 3 (7.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (5.00%) Web Services
4 2 (5.00%) J2EE
4 2 (5.00%) XSLT
4 2 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (5.00%) Middleware
5 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.50%) Spring
5 1 (2.50%) JSTL
5 1 (2.50%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.50%) XSL
5 1 (2.50%) Swing
5 1 (2.50%) XHTML
5 1 (2.50%) J2SE
5 1 (2.50%) JMS
5 1 (2.50%) CSS
5 1 (2.50%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (10.00%) IBM XIV
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Wiki
4 1 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.50%) DataPower
4 1 (2.50%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.50%) Symmetrix
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) IVR
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Linux
2 7 (17.50%) Windows
3 5 (12.50%) UNIX
3 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.50%) Asset Management
3 4 (10.00%) Software Asset Management
3 4 (10.00%) Software Licensing
3 4 (10.00%) Scrum
3 4 (10.00%) ITIL
4 3 (7.50%) UML
4 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.50%) SOA
4 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.50%) Project Management
4 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.00%) Service Management
5 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (2.50%) Content Management
6 1 (2.50%) Document Management
6 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) Java
2 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (12.50%) SQL
3 4 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (2.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) CCNP
2 3 (7.50%) ISEB
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.00%) CISSP
3 2 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (2.50%) CCIE
4 1 (2.50%) CCSP
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.50%) vSphere
3 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (2.50%) Nagios
2 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) Cacti
2 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.50%) Salt
2 1 (2.50%) Opsview
2 1 (2.50%) Graphite
2 1 (2.50%) vMotion
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Oracle
2 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (22.50%) VMware
4 8 (20.00%) HP
4 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco
6 3 (7.50%) F5
6 3 (7.50%) SAP
7 2 (5.00%) EMC
8 1 (2.50%) BEA
8 1 (2.50%) NetApp
8 1 (2.50%) Veritas
8 1 (2.50%) Symantec
8 1 (2.50%) ATG
8 1 (2.50%) OpenText
8 1 (2.50%) Fujitsu
8 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.50%) hybris
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