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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 58 61 67
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing IBM 18 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.78% 2.22% 1.79%
As % of the Vendors category 4.06% 4.95% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £369 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% +28.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £288 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £14.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.73 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+61.06% -31.01%
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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
443 424 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 43.86% 44.82% 44.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 236 260
Average daily rate £320 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £128 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £447 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 18
Average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.50 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £20.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 33 (75.00%) Oracle
2 15 (34.09%) DB2
3 13 (29.55%) SQL
4 12 (27.27%) Mainframe
5 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 10 (22.73%) SOA
6 10 (22.73%) UNIX
7 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
7 9 (20.45%) EMC
7 9 (20.45%) Finance
8 8 (18.18%) HP
8 8 (18.18%) NetApp
8 8 (18.18%) COBOL
8 8 (18.18%) Java
8 8 (18.18%) Windows
8 8 (18.18%) AIX
8 8 (18.18%) Linux
8 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database
9 7 (15.91%) Oracle BPM
9 7 (15.91%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (15.91%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (15.91%) PL/SQL
9 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
9 7 (15.91%) Oracle9i Database
9 7 (15.91%) Perforce
9 7 (15.91%) Oracle ADF
9 7 (15.91%) VMware
10 6 (13.64%) Workflow
10 6 (13.64%) Oracle Workflow

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (11.36%) Lync
3 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
4 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.82%) MQSeries
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (4.55%) IIS
5 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.27%) CICS
6 1 (2.27%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.27%) Apache
6 1 (2.27%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.36%) VPN
2 5 (11.36%) MPLS
2 5 (11.36%) Firewall
2 5 (11.36%) Wireless
2 5 (11.36%) IPsec
3 4 (9.09%) DNS
3 4 (9.09%) DHCP
4 3 (6.82%) FTP
4 3 (6.82%) SAN
5 1 (2.27%) Internet
5 1 (2.27%) 2G
5 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) DB2
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
3 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 7 (15.91%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (15.91%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (11.36%) MySQL
6 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.27%) MS Access
7 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.27%) Adabas
7 1 (2.27%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (13.64%) ClearCase
2 6 (13.64%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
3 1 (2.27%) Maven
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Administrator
4 4 (9.09%) Storage Administrator
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Leader
5 3 (6.82%) SOA Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.55%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 2 (4.55%) SOA Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Architect
6 2 (4.55%) SOA Designer
6 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
6 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.55%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle ADF
2 6 (13.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (11.36%) XMPP
4 4 (9.09%) Web Services
5 3 (6.82%) J2EE
5 3 (6.82%) Middleware
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (4.55%) HTML
6 2 (4.55%) CSS
6 2 (4.55%) XML
6 2 (4.55%) XSLT
7 1 (2.27%) JSP
7 1 (2.27%) Ajax
7 1 (2.27%) Java EE
7 1 (2.27%) Dojo
7 1 (2.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Mainframe
2 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.09%) Symmetrix DMX
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) UNIX
2 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 8 (18.18%) AIX
2 8 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Solaris
3 2 (4.55%) CentOS
3 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) zOS
4 1 (2.27%) MVS
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) SOA
2 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
2 6 (13.64%) Workflow
2 6 (13.64%) Data Management
2 6 (13.64%) Workflow Management
3 5 (11.36%) Master Data Management
3 5 (11.36%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.09%) ITIL
5 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.82%) Project Management
5 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.82%) Capacity Management
5 3 (6.82%) Migration
6 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) SQL
2 8 (18.18%) COBOL
2 8 (18.18%) Java
3 7 (15.91%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.27%) NATURAL
4 1 (2.27%) Ruby
4 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) MCSE
1 3 (6.82%) MCSA
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
1 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Xen
1 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
1 5 (11.36%) vSphere
1 5 (11.36%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) SCCM
1 3 (6.82%) SCOM
2 2 (4.55%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.27%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 33 (75.00%) Oracle
2 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.45%) EMC
4 8 (18.18%) HP
4 8 (18.18%) NetApp
5 7 (15.91%) Perforce
5 7 (15.91%) VMware
6 5 (11.36%) Cisco
7 4 (9.09%) JBoss
7 4 (9.09%) CA
8 3 (6.82%) Dell
8 3 (6.82%) ATG
8 3 (6.82%) hybris
9 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.55%) Citrix
10 1 (2.27%) Informatica
10 1 (2.27%) Siebel
10 1 (2.27%) MKS
10 1 (2.27%) Lotus
10 1 (2.27%) Actimize