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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 50 37 20
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -17
Contract jobs citing IBM 7 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.36% 2.53% 5.22%
As % of the Vendors category 4.52% 6.96% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
Median daily rate £350 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £370 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £408 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £31.15
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +12.35%
IBM
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
155 158 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 30.04% 36.32% 50.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 110 66
Median daily rate £355 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £263 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 19
Median hourly rate £17.50 £10.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -71.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.29 £9.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.18 £16.25 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for IBM.

1 19 (76.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (68.00%) Java
3 16 (64.00%) Oracle
4 14 (56.00%) Finance
5 13 (52.00%) Perl
6 12 (48.00%) Unix
7 11 (44.00%) LDAP
7 11 (44.00%) Middleware
8 10 (40.00%) Linux
8 10 (40.00%) Windows
8 10 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (40.00%) IBM Integration Bus
9 9 (36.00%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (36.00%) SRDF
9 9 (36.00%) VMware
9 9 (36.00%) NFS
9 9 (36.00%) EMC
9 9 (36.00%) NetApp
9 9 (36.00%) SAN
10 8 (32.00%) WebSphere MQ
10 8 (32.00%) HTTP
10 8 (32.00%) Apache
10 8 (32.00%) Banking
10 8 (32.00%) WebSphere Portal
11 7 (28.00%) NAS
11 7 (28.00%) Jython
11 7 (28.00%) J2EE
11 7 (28.00%) Solaris
11 7 (28.00%) WebLogic
11 7 (28.00%) Active Directory

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (76.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (32.00%) Apache
3 8 (32.00%) WebSphere Portal
4 7 (28.00%) FileNet
4 7 (28.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (28.00%) WebLogic
4 7 (28.00%) WebLogic Portal
5 5 (20.00%) IIS
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle Coherence
5 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (12.00%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (4.00%) Confluence
7 1 (4.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) LDAP
2 9 (36.00%) SAN
3 8 (32.00%) HTTP
4 7 (28.00%) NAS
5 5 (20.00%) FCoE
5 5 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (20.00%) iSCSI
5 5 (20.00%) LAN
5 5 (20.00%) Multicast
5 5 (20.00%) WAN
6 4 (16.00%) DNS
6 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 5 (20.00%) HBase
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Administrator
2 6 (24.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (20.00%) WebSphere Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Server Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Server Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Server Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) Middleware
2 10 (40.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 8 (32.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (28.00%) J2EE
5 6 (24.00%) HTML
6 5 (20.00%) Rendezvous
6 5 (20.00%) XML
6 5 (20.00%) XSLT
7 1 (4.00%) Ajax
7 1 (4.00%) CSS
7 1 (4.00%) CSS3
7 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
7 1 (4.00%) HTML5
7 1 (4.00%) JDBC
7 1 (4.00%) JMS
7 1 (4.00%) JPA
7 1 (4.00%) JSON
7 1 (4.00%) Spring
7 1 (4.00%) Spring Integration
7 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Symmetrix
2 3 (12.00%) iSeries
2 3 (12.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) DataPower
3 2 (8.00%) Replication
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Unix
2 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 7 (28.00%) Solaris
4 4 (16.00%) AIX
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.00%) SUSE
5 2 (8.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (8.00%) VMS
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Benchmarking
2 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.00%) Change Management
3 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) Data Management
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Modelling
4 1 (4.00%) High Availability
4 1 (4.00%) Master Data Management
4 1 (4.00%) MVC
4 1 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (4.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) Perl
3 7 (28.00%) Jython
4 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) COBOL
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) NFS
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle RAC
1 9 (36.00%) SRDF
2 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (20.00%) KVM
3 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.00%) Xen
4 4 (16.00%) Veritas File System
4 4 (16.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (4.00%) Control-M
2 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Oracle
2 9 (36.00%) EMC
2 9 (36.00%) NetApp
2 9 (36.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco
3 5 (20.00%) DataSynapse
3 5 (20.00%) Intel
3 5 (20.00%) Sybase
3 5 (20.00%) TIBCO
4 4 (16.00%) Sun
4 4 (16.00%) Veritas
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.00%) AppDynamics
6 2 (8.00%) IFS
7 1 (4.00%) BMC
7 1 (4.00%) CA
7 1 (4.00%) MuleSoft
7 1 (4.00%) Splunk