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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 23 17 35
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Contract jobs citing IBM 10 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.20% 6.91% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 8.62% 13.54% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £22.69 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.69 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+54.25% -15.96%
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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
116 96 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 48.74% 51.06% 45.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 40 39
Average daily rate £378 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £372 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 11
Average hourly rate £36.50 £23.75 £10.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.68% +131.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.03 £9.00 £9.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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
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 22 December 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 5 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 5 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (20.00%) COBOL
2 3 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) CICS
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) DB2
3 2 (13.33%) IIS
3 2 (13.33%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) XSLT
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Solaris
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Apache
3 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (13.33%) Cognos
3 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) HTTP

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 3 (20.00%) CICS
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (6.67%) TeamSite
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
1 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
1 2 (13.33%) NAS
1 2 (13.33%) FCoE
1 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (13.33%) Multicast
2 1 (6.67%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) HBase
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Data Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Designer
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Data Architect
2 2 (13.33%) DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Governance Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Data Modeller
3 1 (6.67%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Data Governance Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe Operator
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) XSLT
1 2 (13.33%) Rendezvous
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 5 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (13.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Solaris
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) zOS
1 2 (13.33%) MVS
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (13.33%) Benchmarking
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Data Management
2 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Coaching
3 1 (6.67%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) COBOL
1 3 (20.00%) Java
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (13.33%) SRDF
1 2 (13.33%) KVM
1 2 (13.33%) NFS
1 2 (13.33%) Xen
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) Cognos
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco
1 2 (13.33%) EMC
1 2 (13.33%) Intel
1 2 (13.33%) NetApp
1 2 (13.33%) TIBCO
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
1 2 (13.33%) Teradata
1 2 (13.33%) DataSynapse
2 1 (6.67%) MKS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Sybase