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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 53 71 45
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -26
Contract jobs citing IBM 33 7 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.68% 0.72% 3.81%
As % of the Vendors category 7.11% 1.79% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 18
Average daily rate
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£430 £394 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.20% +43.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £379 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £409 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.69 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+54.25% -26.80%
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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
464 392 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 37.72% 40.45% 42.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 226 206
Average daily rate £338 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 19
Average hourly rate £14.87 £15.00 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £10.10 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.20 £33.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 20 (39.22%) Oracle
3 18 (35.29%) Windows
4 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 15 (29.41%) WebSphere
6 14 (27.45%) Active Directory
7 13 (25.49%) VMware
7 13 (25.49%) VMware ESX
7 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (23.53%) SCCM
9 11 (21.57%) Service Delivery
9 11 (21.57%) NetBackup
9 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (21.57%) MS Exchange
9 11 (21.57%) EMC
9 11 (21.57%) Symantec
9 11 (21.57%) SQL
9 11 (21.57%) SCOM
9 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (21.57%) NAS
9 11 (21.57%) vSphere
9 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (19.61%) Finance
11 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (17.65%) IIS
11 9 (17.65%) DB2
11 9 (17.65%) UNIX
11 9 (17.65%) Linux
12 8 (15.69%) JBoss

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 15 (29.41%) WebSphere
2 11 (21.57%) MS Exchange
2 11 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (17.65%) IIS
4 8 (15.69%) JBoss
5 7 (13.73%) Lotus Domino
6 6 (11.76%) Tomcat
7 5 (9.80%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (9.80%) WebLogic
8 4 (7.84%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (5.88%) Apache
10 1 (1.96%) CICS
10 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) NAS
2 8 (15.69%) Internet
3 4 (7.84%) DHCP
3 4 (7.84%) DNS
4 3 (5.88%) HTTP
4 3 (5.88%) SAN
5 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (17.65%) DB2
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.96%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.96%) Adabas
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) ClearCase
1 4 (7.84%) ClearQuest
2 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
2 4 (7.84%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Developer
2 8 (15.69%) Administrator
3 7 (13.73%) Consultant
3 7 (13.73%) Exchange Administrator
4 5 (9.80%) Technical Leader
5 4 (7.84%) Exchange Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Exchange Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Software Licensing Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Software Licensing Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Software Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Software Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Architect
7 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (3.92%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 5 (9.80%) Ajax
1 5 (9.80%) HTML
1 5 (9.80%) J2EE
2 4 (7.84%) Web Services
3 3 (5.88%) jQuery
3 3 (5.88%) Dojo
3 3 (5.88%) XML
3 3 (5.88%) XSLT
3 3 (5.88%) JSP
4 2 (3.92%) CSS
4 2 (3.92%) Java EE
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (1.96%) Middleware
5 1 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.96%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.73%) Mainframe
3 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.96%) DataPower
5 1 (1.96%) IVR
5 1 (1.96%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) UNIX
2 9 (17.65%) Linux
3 6 (11.76%) AIX
4 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.92%) Solaris
5 2 (3.92%) CentOS
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Service Delivery
2 9 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
4 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.76%) ITIL
5 6 (11.76%) Asset Management
6 5 (9.80%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (9.80%) Capacity Management
7 4 (7.84%) Workflow Management
7 4 (7.84%) Workflow
7 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
7 4 (7.84%) Software Licensing
8 3 (5.88%) Software Asset Management
8 3 (5.88%) DevOps
8 3 (5.88%) Performance Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.88%) Project Management
8 3 (5.88%) SOA
9 2 (3.92%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) SQL
2 8 (15.69%) Java
3 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.88%) Ruby
5 2 (3.92%) COBOL
6 1 (1.96%) NATURAL
6 1 (1.96%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (5.88%) MCSE
1 3 (5.88%) MCSA
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) Active Directory
2 13 (25.49%) VMware ESX
2 13 (25.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (21.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (23.53%) SCCM
2 11 (21.57%) NetBackup
2 11 (21.57%) SCOM
3 3 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.88%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 20 (39.22%) Oracle
3 13 (25.49%) VMware
4 11 (21.57%) EMC
4 11 (21.57%) Symantec
5 7 (13.73%) Lotus
5 7 (13.73%) HP
6 6 (11.76%) ATG
6 6 (11.76%) hybris
7 3 (5.88%) NetApp
7 3 (5.88%) Dell
7 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.96%) Perforce
8 1 (1.96%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.96%) Actimize
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