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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 34 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.97% 2.86% 1.14%
As % of the Vendors category 2.50% 4.76% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +5.00%
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 £20.00 £27.49
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -27.24%
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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
120 126 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 38.96% 60.00% 44.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 80 34
Average daily rate £330 £313 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -13.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 11
Average hourly rate £9.50 £11.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -25.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Teradata
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 5 (38.46%) Data Quality
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Cognos
3 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
3 4 (30.77%) Solaris
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) HTTP
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) SAN
4 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (15.38%) DataSynapse
5 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
5 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (15.38%) NAS
5 2 (15.38%) SRDF
5 2 (15.38%) FCoE
5 2 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (15.38%) Xen

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (23.08%) WebSphere
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
2 2 (15.38%) NAS
2 2 (15.38%) FCoE
2 2 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (15.38%) Multicast
3 1 (7.69%) Kerberos
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) DB2
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) DataStage
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (7.69%) HBase
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
1 1 (7.69%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Data Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Governance Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Teradata Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modeller
4 1 (7.69%) Data Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Data Governance Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) Rendezvous
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) XSLT
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) JAX-RS
3 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.69%) Java EE
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) JAX-WS
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Solaris
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
2 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
2 2 (15.38%) Benchmarking
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) AOP
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (7.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) SRDF
2 2 (15.38%) Xen
2 2 (15.38%) KVM
2 2 (15.38%) NFS
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Teradata
1 5 (38.46%) Cognos
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) DataSynapse
3 2 (15.38%) NetApp
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) TIBCO
3 2 (15.38%) EMC
3 2 (15.38%) Intel
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Sybase
4 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec