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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 74 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing IBM 34 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.05% 1.78% 2.35%
As % of the Vendors category 4.90% 4.08% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £291 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £21.73
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +61.06%
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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
694 441 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.78% 43.62% 44.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 280 234
Average daily rate £365 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £174 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £441 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 24
Average hourly rate £19.03 £50.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.94% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £150.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 (30.77%) Finance
2 17 (26.15%) Linux
2 17 (26.15%) WebSphere
3 14 (21.54%) Windows
3 14 (21.54%) SQL
3 14 (21.54%) Oracle
3 14 (21.54%) SAN
4 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (18.46%) VMware
5 12 (18.46%) XML
6 11 (16.92%) Firewall
6 11 (16.92%) vSphere
7 9 (13.85%) NAS
7 9 (13.85%) F5
7 9 (13.85%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (13.85%) DB2
7 9 (13.85%) WebLogic
7 9 (13.85%) J2EE
7 9 (13.85%) HTML
7 9 (13.85%) Java
7 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
7 9 (13.85%) Tomcat
7 9 (13.85%) UNIX
8 8 (12.31%) E-Commerce
8 8 (12.31%) NFS
8 8 (12.31%) Cisco
8 8 (12.31%) JBoss
9 7 (10.77%) JMeter
9 7 (10.77%) ATG
9 7 (10.77%) Scrum

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 17 (26.15%) WebSphere
2 9 (13.85%) Tomcat
2 9 (13.85%) WebLogic
3 8 (12.31%) JBoss
4 5 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (7.69%) FileNet
5 3 (4.62%) Apache
6 2 (3.08%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.54%) ATG Dynamo
7 1 (1.54%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Project
1 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.54%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) SAN
2 11 (16.92%) Firewall
3 9 (13.85%) NAS
4 7 (10.77%) HTTP
5 3 (4.62%) BGP
5 3 (4.62%) EIGRP
6 2 (3.08%) VRRP
6 2 (3.08%) Internet
6 2 (3.08%) MPLS
6 2 (3.08%) OSPF
6 2 (3.08%) HSRP
6 2 (3.08%) VPN
7 1 (1.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.54%) Network Security
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.54%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) DB2
2 4 (6.15%) MySQL
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.62%) Informix
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.54%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.54%) DataStage
5 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) JUnit
1 7 (10.77%) JMeter
1 7 (10.77%) Selenium
2 5 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.15%) Maven
4 3 (4.62%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.08%) Subversion
5 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.08%) Ant
6 1 (1.54%) JIRA
6 1 (1.54%) AccuRev
6 1 (1.54%) Redmine
6 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
General
1 20 (30.77%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Games
3 5 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Law
5 1 (1.54%) Back Office
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 14 (21.54%) Developer
2 13 (20.00%) Analyst
3 8 (12.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Programmer
5 6 (9.23%) WebSphere Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (6.15%) Storage Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Storage Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) FileNet Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Architect
9 2 (3.08%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.08%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.46%) XML
2 9 (13.85%) HTML
2 9 (13.85%) J2EE
3 3 (4.62%) Ajax
4 2 (3.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (3.08%) Web Services
4 2 (3.08%) CSS
4 2 (3.08%) JSP
4 2 (3.08%) Servlets
4 2 (3.08%) Middleware
5 1 (1.54%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.54%) Spring
5 1 (1.54%) Struts
5 1 (1.54%) JDBC
5 1 (1.54%) .NET
5 1 (1.54%) XSL
5 1 (1.54%) XSLT
5 1 (1.54%) XHTML
5 1 (1.54%) J2SE
5 1 (1.54%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Replication
1 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
1 4 (6.15%) EMC VMAX
2 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (4.62%) IBM XIV
2 3 (4.62%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.08%) DataPower
3 2 (3.08%) iSeries
3 2 (3.08%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.08%) AS400
3 2 (3.08%) Wiki
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) APACS
4 1 (1.54%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.15%) Linux
2 14 (21.54%) Windows
3 9 (13.85%) UNIX
4 5 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.54%) AIX
5 1 (1.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (13.85%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (12.31%) E-Commerce
4 7 (10.77%) Project Management
4 7 (10.77%) Scrum
4 7 (10.77%) Technical Analysis
5 6 (9.23%) Line Management
6 5 (7.69%) ITIL
7 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.15%) Performance Management
7 4 (6.15%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.62%) DevOps
8 3 (4.62%) Kanban
8 3 (4.62%) Change Management
8 3 (4.62%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.62%) Migration
8 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.62%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) SQL
2 9 (13.85%) Java
2 9 (13.85%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.62%) Perl
4 2 (3.08%) PHP
4 2 (3.08%) Python
4 2 (3.08%) AWK
4 2 (3.08%) Jython
4 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.54%) C
5 1 (1.54%) XPath
5 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.23%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.69%) CCNP
4 4 (6.15%) Degree
4 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.62%) BC Cleared
5 3 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.08%) CCNA
6 2 (3.08%) CISSP
6 2 (3.08%) CCIE
6 2 (3.08%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 11 (16.92%) vSphere
2 8 (12.31%) NFS
3 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.15%) SRDF
4 2 (3.08%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.08%) ZABBIX
2 2 (3.08%) Puppet
2 2 (3.08%) vMotion
3 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.54%) Nagios
3 1 (1.54%) Salt
3 1 (1.54%) Opsview
3 1 (1.54%) Graphite
3 1 (1.54%) Cacti
3 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Oracle
2 12 (18.46%) VMware
3 9 (13.85%) F5
4 8 (12.31%) Cisco
5 7 (10.77%) BEA
5 7 (10.77%) Red Hat
5 7 (10.77%) ATG
5 7 (10.77%) hybris
6 6 (9.23%) NetApp
6 6 (9.23%) HP
7 5 (7.69%) Brocade
8 4 (6.15%) EMC
9 3 (4.62%) Atlassian
10 2 (3.08%) Aruba
10 2 (3.08%) Intel
11 1 (1.54%) Veritas
11 1 (1.54%) Hitachi
11 1 (1.54%) TippingPoint
11 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds
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