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 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 33 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing IBM 12 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.16% 1.39% 4.76%
As % of the Vendors category 6.35% 2.86% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £505 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.74% +68.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £501 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £509 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £21.73
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +61.06%
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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
189 105 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 49.74% 48.61% 48.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 62 58
Average daily rate £400 £294 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.17% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £197 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 21
Average hourly rate £12.25 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £10.04 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £22.69 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) HP
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Solaris
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
2 4 (30.77%) SIEM
3 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) Sun
3 3 (23.08%) SAN
4 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
4 2 (15.38%) SUSE
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Veritas
4 2 (15.38%) EMC
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
4 2 (15.38%) NAS
4 2 (15.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Jenkins

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) NAS
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Ant
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Security Monitoring Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Solaris Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Release Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
2 4 (30.77%) Solaris
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) SUSE
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) SIEM
2 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) AWK
1 1 (7.69%) Jython
1 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) PMP
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.69%) MCTS
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 3 (23.08%) Sun
4 2 (15.38%) Veritas
4 2 (15.38%) EMC
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Cognos
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec