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 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 71 60 69
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing IBM 31 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.94% 1.69% 1.54%
As % of the Vendors category 4.73% 4.27% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 4
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£388 £425 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +45.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £265 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.25 £24.05
% change year-on-year
-15.20% +29.96%
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
655 422 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.96% 39.66% 49.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 273 240
Average daily rate £350 £325 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 21
Average hourly rate £17.64 £14.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% -60.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £9.12 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £46.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 July 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 July 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 20 (37.04%) Oracle
2 18 (33.33%) Linux
3 16 (29.63%) VMware
4 14 (25.93%) Finance
4 14 (25.93%) Windows
5 13 (24.07%) WebSphere
6 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (20.37%) Java
7 11 (20.37%) Firewall
8 10 (18.52%) SAN
8 10 (18.52%) vSphere
9 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
9 9 (16.67%) F5
9 9 (16.67%) Red Hat
9 9 (16.67%) Cisco
10 8 (14.81%) Games
10 8 (14.81%) NAS
11 7 (12.96%) Banking
11 7 (12.96%) Data Centre
11 7 (12.96%) Scrum
11 7 (12.96%) Project Management
11 7 (12.96%) NFS
11 7 (12.96%) UNIX
11 7 (12.96%) XML
12 6 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (11.11%) DB2
12 6 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
12 6 (11.11%) Retail

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (24.07%) WebSphere
2 6 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (9.26%) FileNet
3 5 (9.26%) Apache
4 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.56%) JBoss
6 1 (1.85%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.85%) Node.js
6 1 (1.85%) IIS
6 1 (1.85%) ATG Dynamo
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.85%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.56%) MS Project
3 1 (1.85%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) Firewall
2 10 (18.52%) SAN
3 8 (14.81%) NAS
4 4 (7.41%) BGP
4 4 (7.41%) EIGRP
4 4 (7.41%) Internet
5 3 (5.56%) OSPF
6 2 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.70%) VRRP
6 2 (3.70%) MPLS
6 2 (3.70%) VPN
6 2 (3.70%) HSRP
7 1 (1.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.85%) DNS
7 1 (1.85%) HTTP
7 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.85%) DMZ
7 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) DB2
2 5 (9.26%) MySQL
3 4 (7.41%) Informix
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.85%) DataStage
6 1 (1.85%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.70%) Ant
3 2 (3.70%) Subversion
3 2 (3.70%) Maven
4 1 (1.85%) JIRA
4 1 (1.85%) Selenium
4 1 (1.85%) AccuRev
4 1 (1.85%) Redmine
4 1 (1.85%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.85%) JUnit
4 1 (1.85%) JMeter
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Games
3 7 (12.96%) Banking
4 6 (11.11%) Retail
5 3 (5.56%) Law
6 1 (1.85%) Back Office
6 1 (1.85%) Marketing
6 1 (1.85%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Analyst
2 9 (16.67%) Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Programmer
4 7 (12.96%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (7.41%) Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Software Asset Manager
7 3 (5.56%) FileNet Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Software Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Java Programmer
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Release Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Configuration Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) XML
2 3 (5.56%) HTML
2 3 (5.56%) J2EE
2 3 (5.56%) Ajax
3 2 (3.70%) JSP
3 2 (3.70%) Servlets
3 2 (3.70%) CSS
3 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (1.85%) jQuery
4 1 (1.85%) RESTful
4 1 (1.85%) JDBC
4 1 (1.85%) .NET
4 1 (1.85%) Struts
4 1 (1.85%) JSTL
4 1 (1.85%) Spring MVC
4 1 (1.85%) XSL
4 1 (1.85%) XSLT
4 1 (1.85%) Swing
4 1 (1.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (9.26%) IBM XIV
3 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.56%) Wiki
3 3 (5.56%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.85%) iPhone
5 1 (1.85%) DataPower
5 1 (1.85%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.85%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.85%) APACS
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Linux
2 14 (25.93%) Windows
3 7 (12.96%) UNIX
4 6 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.85%) AIX
5 1 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 7 (12.96%) Scrum
3 7 (12.96%) Project Management
4 6 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (9.26%) Line Management
5 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.41%) ITIL
6 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.41%) UML
6 4 (7.41%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.56%) Software Asset Management
7 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.56%) Kanban
7 3 (5.56%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.56%) CRM
7 3 (5.56%) Change Management
7 3 (5.56%) Migration
8 2 (3.70%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) Java
2 5 (9.26%) SQL
3 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.41%) PHP
4 3 (5.56%) Perl
5 2 (3.70%) Python
5 2 (3.70%) AWK
5 2 (3.70%) Jython
5 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.85%) XPath
6 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (9.26%) CCNP
2 5 (9.26%) Degree
3 4 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.56%) CCNA
4 3 (5.56%) ISEB
4 3 (5.56%) CISSP
5 2 (3.70%) CCIE
5 2 (3.70%) CCSP
6 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) vSphere
2 9 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.96%) NFS
4 3 (5.56%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) NetBackup
1 2 (3.70%) vMotion
2 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.85%) Nagios
2 1 (1.85%) Cacti
2 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.85%) Salt
2 1 (1.85%) Opsview
2 1 (1.85%) Graphite
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) Oracle
2 16 (29.63%) VMware
3 9 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 9 (16.67%) Cisco
3 9 (16.67%) F5
4 5 (9.26%) HP
5 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.56%) SAP
7 2 (3.70%) EMC
7 2 (3.70%) NetApp
8 1 (1.85%) Veritas
8 1 (1.85%) BEA
8 1 (1.85%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.85%) Symantec
8 1 (1.85%) ATG
8 1 (1.85%) OpenText
8 1 (1.85%) Brocade
8 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.85%) TippingPoint
8 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
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