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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 34 31 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing IBM 18 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.04% 3.21% 0.94%
As % of the Vendors category 10.59% 6.49% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 2
Median daily rate £540 £375 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -25.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £275 £501
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £405 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £407 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-4.23% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
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
170 185 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 38.20% 49.47% 48.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 125 62
Median daily rate £500 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £225 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 11
Median hourly rate £11.00 £12.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.20% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.10 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.80 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%

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 30 August 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 20 (90.91%) Java
2 19 (86.36%) WebSphere
3 15 (68.18%) Oracle
4 14 (63.64%) Finance
5 13 (59.09%) Middleware
6 11 (50.00%) Unix
7 10 (45.45%) Linux
7 10 (45.45%) IBM Integration Bus
8 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
8 9 (40.91%) Perl
8 9 (40.91%) SQL
8 9 (40.91%) HTML
8 9 (40.91%) Apache
8 9 (40.91%) HTTP
8 9 (40.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 8 (36.36%) EMC
9 8 (36.36%) Tomcat
9 8 (36.36%) SAN
9 8 (36.36%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (36.36%) XML
9 8 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (36.36%) WebLogic
9 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
9 8 (36.36%) Sybase
9 8 (36.36%) Windows
9 8 (36.36%) Solaris
9 8 (36.36%) Banking
9 8 (36.36%) NAS
9 8 (36.36%) WebSphere Portal

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 (86.36%) WebSphere
2 9 (40.91%) Apache
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 8 (36.36%) Tomcat
3 8 (36.36%) WebLogic
3 8 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (36.36%) WebSphere Portal
4 7 (31.82%) FileNet
4 7 (31.82%) IIS
4 7 (31.82%) Oracle Coherence
4 7 (31.82%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (4.55%) JBoss
6 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) HTTP
2 8 (36.36%) NAS
2 8 (36.36%) SAN
3 7 (31.82%) FCoE
3 7 (31.82%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (31.82%) iSCSI
3 7 (31.82%) LAN
3 7 (31.82%) LDAP
3 7 (31.82%) Multicast
3 7 (31.82%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (31.82%) Hadoop
2 7 (31.82%) HBase
3 2 (9.09%) DB2
4 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.55%) Maven
1 1 (4.55%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Architect
2 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 5 (22.73%) WebSphere Specialist
5 4 (18.18%) Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Administrator
7 2 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (9.09%) Consultant
7 2 (9.09%) Lead Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Server Specialist
7 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Administrator
7 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Consultant
7 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Server Specialist
8 1 (4.55%) Customer Solutions Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Middleware Administrator
8 1 (4.55%) Middleware Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Administrator
8 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) Middleware
2 10 (45.45%) IBM Integration Bus
3 9 (40.91%) HTML
4 8 (36.36%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (36.36%) XML
5 7 (31.82%) J2EE
5 7 (31.82%) Rendezvous
5 7 (31.82%) XSLT
6 3 (13.64%) Web Services
7 2 (9.09%) CSS
7 2 (9.09%) Spring
8 1 (4.55%) Ajax
8 1 (4.55%) Dojo
8 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
8 1 (4.55%) JMS
8 1 (4.55%) JSON
8 1 (4.55%) JSP
8 1 (4.55%) Servlets
8 1 (4.55%) Spring MVC
8 1 (4.55%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) iSeries
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) DataPower
2 2 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.55%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Unix
2 10 (45.45%) Linux
3 8 (36.36%) Solaris
3 8 (36.36%) Windows
4 2 (9.09%) AIX
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.09%) SUSE
4 2 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Benchmarking
2 7 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (4.55%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) Data Management
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Master Data Management
4 1 (4.55%) OO
4 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) SDLC
4 1 (4.55%) SOA
4 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) UML
4 1 (4.55%) Use Case
4 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (40.91%) Perl
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) Jython
4 1 (4.55%) COBOL
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
1 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
1 7 (31.82%) KVM
1 7 (31.82%) NFS
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle RAC
1 7 (31.82%) SRDF
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (31.82%) Xen
2 1 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Oracle
2 8 (36.36%) EMC
2 8 (36.36%) Sybase
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco
3 7 (31.82%) DataSynapse
3 7 (31.82%) Intel
3 7 (31.82%) NetApp
3 7 (31.82%) TIBCO
3 7 (31.82%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) AppDynamics
5 2 (9.09%) IFS
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.55%) BEA
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Pega
6 1 (4.55%) Veritas
6 1 (4.55%) Vitria