The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Sheffield region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 24 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.65% 1.62% 1.06%
As % of the Vendors category 3.66% 3.70% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -29.68%
Vendors Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
82 81 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 45.05% 43.78% 39.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 36 34
Average daily rate £350 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £165 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +170.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.48 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
IBM
South Yorkshire

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Sheffield region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Sheffield region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) Middleware
3 2 (22.22%) AIX
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) iSeries
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Data Quality Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Storage Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) SAN Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Data Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) iSeries
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) AIX
2 2 (22.22%) Solaris
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (11.11%) Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Information Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (11.11%) GPFS
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 1 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) BMC
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) HP