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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 26 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing IBM 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.75% 1.12% -
As % of the Vendors category 4.65% 2.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +25.00%
Vendors Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
129 78 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 59.17% 43.58% 57.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 36 33
Average daily rate £313 £360 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.19% +80.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £433 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £19.25 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.66% +63.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.75 £20.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
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
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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (25.00%) Solaris
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
3 2 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) EMC
3 2 (16.67%) AIX
3 2 (16.67%) Lotus
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) DataPower
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
4 1 (8.33%) iSeries
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) X.509
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Storage Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) SAN Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
1 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (8.33%) Java EE
1 1 (8.33%) WCF
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (8.33%) JAX-WS
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) COM
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) DataPower
1 1 (8.33%) iSeries
1 1 (8.33%) Open Source
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) HACMP
1 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Solaris
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) AIX
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Data Management
2 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (8.33%) Workflow
2 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (8.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (8.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) EMC
3 2 (16.67%) Lotus
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) BMC
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Sun
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Huxley Associates
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago