The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 26 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing IBM 8 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.32% 2.47% 1.69%
As % of the Vendors category 7.48% 5.61% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.03 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+74.73% -21.45%
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South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Vendors Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
107 107 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 44.40% 44.03% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 48 26
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 11
Average hourly rate £9.89 £28.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.68% +89.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.00 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.36 £35.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 March 2015, 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 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Teradata
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
2 5 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Cognos
2 5 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 5 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) Solaris
3 4 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (15.00%) CICS
4 3 (15.00%) HTTP
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) COBOL
4 3 (15.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) DB2
4 3 (15.00%) XML
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.00%) Multicast
5 2 (10.00%) KVM
5 2 (10.00%) Xen
5 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (10.00%) DataSynapse
5 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (10.00%) Reference Data

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (15.00%) CICS
1 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (10.00%) NAS
2 2 (10.00%) FCoE
2 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (10.00%) Multicast
3 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) DB2
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) DataStage
3 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.00%) HBase
3 1 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
1 1 (5.00%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Data Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Data Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Governance Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modeller
5 1 (5.00%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Mainframe Operator
5 1 (5.00%) Mainframe Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Teradata Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Management Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) XSLT
2 2 (10.00%) Rendezvous
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) Java EE
3 1 (5.00%) WCF
3 1 (5.00%) JAX-WS
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (10.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
1 4 (20.00%) Solaris
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) zOS
2 2 (10.00%) MVS
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Benchmarking
4 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Data Management
4 2 (10.00%) Data Governance
5 1 (5.00%) AOP
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) COBOL
2 3 (15.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) JCL
4 1 (5.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (10.00%) SRDF
1 2 (10.00%) KVM
1 2 (10.00%) NFS
1 2 (10.00%) Xen
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Cognos
1 5 (25.00%) Teradata
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) DataSynapse
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) EMC
3 2 (10.00%) Intel
3 2 (10.00%) NetApp
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Sybase
4 1 (5.00%) Business Objects