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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 55 51 72
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Contract jobs citing IBM 18 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.81% 2.60% 1.67%
As % of the Vendors category 4.30% 6.02% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 7
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£413 £369 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% -11.14%
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 £415 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £17.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% +22.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.53 £19.50 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+61.66% -36.48%
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
419 382 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 42.11% 43.21% 40.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 213 214
Average daily rate £313 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £164 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 16
Average hourly rate £50.00 £39.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.78% +174.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 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 19 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 32 (74.42%) Oracle
2 15 (34.88%) DB2
3 12 (27.91%) SQL
3 12 (27.91%) Mainframe
4 11 (25.58%) UNIX
4 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
4 11 (25.58%) WebSphere
5 10 (23.26%) SOA
5 10 (23.26%) Finance
6 9 (20.93%) EMC
6 9 (20.93%) Windows
6 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
7 8 (18.60%) COBOL
7 8 (18.60%) Java
7 8 (18.60%) AIX
7 8 (18.60%) Linux
7 8 (18.60%) HP
7 8 (18.60%) NetApp
7 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
8 7 (16.28%) Oracle BPM
8 7 (16.28%) Oracle ADF
8 7 (16.28%) VMware
8 7 (16.28%) Perforce
8 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
8 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
8 7 (16.28%) Oracle9i Database
8 7 (16.28%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (16.28%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (16.28%) PL/SQL

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (25.58%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (11.63%) Lync
3 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (6.98%) MQSeries
4 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.65%) IIS
5 2 (4.65%) Apache
5 2 (4.65%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.33%) CICS
6 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.63%) MPLS
2 5 (11.63%) Wireless
2 5 (11.63%) IPsec
2 5 (11.63%) Firewall
2 5 (11.63%) VPN
3 4 (9.30%) DNS
3 4 (9.30%) DHCP
4 3 (6.98%) FTP
4 3 (6.98%) SAN
5 2 (4.65%) HTTP
6 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) DB2
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
3 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
3 7 (16.28%) Oracle9i Database
3 7 (16.28%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (11.63%) MySQL
5 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.33%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (2.33%) Adabas
6 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (13.95%) ClearCase
2 6 (13.95%) ClearQuest
3 2 (4.65%) Subversion
3 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Technical Leader
3 5 (11.63%) Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Storage Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) SOA Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Project Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.65%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Designer
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 2 (4.65%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle ADF
2 6 (13.95%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (11.63%) XMPP
3 5 (11.63%) Web Services
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (6.98%) Middleware
4 3 (6.98%) J2EE
5 2 (4.65%) CSS
5 2 (4.65%) HTML
5 2 (4.65%) XML
5 2 (4.65%) XSLT
6 1 (2.33%) Dojo
6 1 (2.33%) jQuery
6 1 (2.33%) Java EE
6 1 (2.33%) Ajax
6 1 (2.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Mainframe
2 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.30%) Symmetrix DMX
5 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) UNIX
2 9 (20.93%) Windows
3 8 (18.60%) AIX
3 8 (18.60%) Linux
4 2 (4.65%) Solaris
4 2 (4.65%) CentOS
4 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) zOS
5 1 (2.33%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) SOA
2 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
3 6 (13.95%) Workflow
3 6 (13.95%) Workflow Management
4 5 (11.63%) Master Data Management
4 5 (11.63%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (11.63%) Data Management
4 5 (11.63%) ITIL
5 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (9.30%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.98%) Project Management
6 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.65%) OO
7 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.65%) Migration
7 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) COBOL
2 8 (18.60%) Java
3 7 (16.28%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.65%) Ruby
4 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.33%) NATURAL
5 1 (2.33%) Assembly Language
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.98%) MCSE
1 3 (6.98%) MCSA
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) vSphere
1 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
1 5 (11.63%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (11.63%) Xen
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.98%) VMware ESX
2 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) SCCM
1 3 (6.98%) SCOM
2 2 (4.65%) CA SiteMinder
2 2 (4.65%) SCOrch
2 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (74.42%) Oracle
2 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.93%) EMC
4 8 (18.60%) HP
4 8 (18.60%) NetApp
5 7 (16.28%) VMware
5 7 (16.28%) Perforce
6 5 (11.63%) Cisco
6 5 (11.63%) JBoss
7 4 (9.30%) CA
8 3 (6.98%) hybris
8 3 (6.98%) ATG
8 3 (6.98%) Dell
9 2 (4.65%) Citrix
9 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.33%) Actimize
10 1 (2.33%) Lotus
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