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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 54 60 58
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing IBM 30 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.71% 1.38% 1.82%
As % of the Vendors category 6.80% 3.39% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 5
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£425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £335 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £403 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £23.46 £29.45
% change year-on-year
-9.42% -20.33%
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
441 383 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 39.77% 40.74% 37.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 208 172
Average daily rate £315 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 15
Average hourly rate £14.87 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.05% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.10 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014, 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 24 (51.06%) Oracle
2 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
3 16 (34.04%) Windows
4 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
4 15 (31.91%) EMC
5 14 (29.79%) Active Directory
6 13 (27.66%) VMware
6 13 (27.66%) VMware ESX
6 13 (27.66%) WebSphere
6 13 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (23.40%) SCCM
7 11 (23.40%) SCOM
7 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (23.40%) NAS
7 11 (23.40%) vSphere
7 11 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (23.40%) NetBackup
7 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
7 11 (23.40%) Mainframe
7 11 (23.40%) Symantec
7 11 (23.40%) SQL
8 10 (21.28%) DB2
8 10 (21.28%) Java
8 10 (21.28%) Finance
9 9 (19.15%) IIS
10 8 (17.02%) UNIX
10 8 (17.02%) JBoss
10 8 (17.02%) Lotus

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 (27.66%) WebSphere
2 11 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
3 9 (19.15%) IIS
4 8 (17.02%) JBoss
5 7 (14.89%) Lotus Domino
6 6 (12.77%) Tomcat
7 5 (10.64%) WebLogic
7 5 (10.64%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (6.38%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (6.38%) Apache
10 2 (4.26%) MQSeries
10 2 (4.26%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (2.13%) CICS
11 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) NAS
2 8 (17.02%) Internet
3 4 (8.51%) DNS
3 4 (8.51%) DHCP
4 3 (6.38%) HTTP
4 3 (6.38%) SAN
5 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (21.28%) DB2
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.13%) MS Access
6 1 (2.13%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) ClearCase
1 5 (10.64%) ClearQuest
2 3 (6.38%) Subversion
2 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) Administrator
3 7 (14.89%) Exchange Administrator
4 5 (10.64%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Technical Leader
5 4 (8.51%) Storage Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Exchange Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.26%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (4.26%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) J2EE
1 5 (10.64%) Web Services
1 5 (10.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (6.38%) jQuery
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle ADF
2 3 (6.38%) Ajax
2 3 (6.38%) Dojo
2 3 (6.38%) XML
2 3 (6.38%) HTML
2 3 (6.38%) JSP
3 2 (4.26%) CSS
3 2 (4.26%) XSLT
3 2 (4.26%) Middleware
3 2 (4.26%) Java EE
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Mainframe
2 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.51%) Symmetrix DMX
5 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.13%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) UNIX
3 7 (14.89%) AIX
3 7 (14.89%) Linux
4 2 (4.26%) Solaris
4 2 (4.26%) CentOS
4 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) zOS
5 1 (2.13%) MVS
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) Service Delivery
2 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
4 5 (10.64%) SOA
4 5 (10.64%) ITIL
4 5 (10.64%) Workflow
4 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.64%) Workflow Management
4 5 (10.64%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (10.64%) Capacity Management
5 3 (6.38%) DevOps
5 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.38%) Performance Testing
5 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.26%) OO
6 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.26%) Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) SQL
2 10 (21.28%) Java
3 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.51%) COBOL
4 3 (6.38%) Ruby
4 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.13%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.13%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) MCSE
1 3 (6.38%) MCSA
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) Active Directory
2 13 (27.66%) VMware ESX
2 13 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (23.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) NetBackup
1 11 (23.40%) SCCM
1 11 (23.40%) SCOM
2 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.38%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) Oracle
2 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
3 15 (31.91%) EMC
4 13 (27.66%) VMware
5 11 (23.40%) Symantec
6 8 (17.02%) Lotus
7 6 (12.77%) ATG
7 6 (12.77%) hybris
8 4 (8.51%) CA
9 3 (6.38%) NetApp
9 3 (6.38%) HP
9 3 (6.38%) Dell
9 3 (6.38%) Perforce
10 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.13%) Actimize
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