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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 41 39 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Contract jobs citing IBM 6 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.55% 1.81% 4.72%
As % of the Vendors category 5.26% 3.74% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Median daily rate £350 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +9.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

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
114 214 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 29.53% 48.53% 51.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 136 66
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £587 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 12
Median hourly rate £17.84 £9.00 £10.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.16% -12.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £8.50 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.77 £16.00 £15.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

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 19 January 2017, 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 8 (57.14%) Perl
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) LDAP
2 7 (50.00%) NFS
2 7 (50.00%) Unix
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) EMC
2 7 (50.00%) SAN
2 7 (50.00%) NetApp
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (50.00%) SRDF
3 6 (42.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 6 (42.86%) Veritas File System
3 6 (42.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
3 6 (42.86%) Symmetrix
3 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) Veritas
3 6 (42.86%) Sun
3 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 6 (42.86%) DNS
3 6 (42.86%) AIX
4 5 (35.71%) Solaris
4 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 5 (35.71%) NAS
5 4 (28.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (28.57%) SUSE

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 6 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (7.14%) Confluence
4 1 (7.14%) FileNet
4 1 (7.14%) IIS
4 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) LDAP
1 7 (50.00%) SAN
2 6 (42.86%) DNS
2 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 5 (35.71%) NAS
4 3 (21.43%) HTTP
5 1 (7.14%) FCoE
5 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
5 1 (7.14%) LAN
5 1 (7.14%) Multicast
5 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.14%) HBase
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) AIX Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) SAN Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Server Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Middleware
2 3 (21.43%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE
3 1 (7.14%) JDBC
3 1 (7.14%) JMS
3 1 (7.14%) Rendezvous
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Symmetrix
2 4 (28.57%) Replication
3 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
4 2 (14.29%) Clustering
5 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
5 1 (7.14%) DataPower
5 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (7.14%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Unix
3 6 (42.86%) AIX
4 5 (35.71%) Solaris
5 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (28.57%) SUSE
5 4 (28.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (28.57%) VMS
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
7 1 (7.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Change Management
1 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking
2 1 (7.14%) CRM
2 1 (7.14%) Data Management
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Modelling
2 1 (7.14%) High Availability
2 1 (7.14%) Master Data Management
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) COBOL
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Jython
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) NFS
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
1 7 (50.00%) SRDF
2 6 (42.86%) Veritas File System
2 6 (42.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) KVM
4 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (7.14%) Control-M
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) EMC
2 7 (50.00%) NetApp
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) Sun
3 6 (42.86%) Veritas
4 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) BMC
5 1 (7.14%) CA
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) DataSynapse
5 1 (7.14%) IFS
5 1 (7.14%) Intel
5 1 (7.14%) MuleSoft
5 1 (7.14%) Splunk
5 1 (7.14%) Sybase
5 1 (7.14%) TIBCO