The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 32 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing IBM 10 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.62% 2.41% 2.15%
As % of the Vendors category 5.75% 5.45% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £355 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £635 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -21.56%
IBM
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
174 165 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 45.55% 44.12% 42.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 75 63
Average daily rate £313 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £422 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 21
Average hourly rate £11.46 £35.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.25% +137.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £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 South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the South Yorkshire region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the South Yorkshire region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +3 9 £450 -14.28% 1
Barnsley 0 1 £250 -33.33%
IBM
Yorkshire

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Finance
3 5 (21.74%) Teradata
3 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 5 (21.74%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (21.74%) Data Quality
3 5 (21.74%) Capacity Management
3 5 (21.74%) Mainframe
3 5 (21.74%) Cognos
4 4 (17.39%) Solaris
4 4 (17.39%) Linux
4 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
4 4 (17.39%) LAN
4 4 (17.39%) WAN
5 3 (13.04%) HTTP
5 3 (13.04%) CICS
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
5 3 (13.04%) COBOL
5 3 (13.04%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) DB2
5 3 (13.04%) XML
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.04%) iSeries
5 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
5 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (8.70%) Xen
6 2 (8.70%) Network Design

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (13.04%) CICS
1 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (8.70%) Quickr
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) IBM Notes
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) LAN
1 4 (17.39%) WAN
2 3 (13.04%) HTTP
3 2 (8.70%) VoIP
3 2 (8.70%) SNMP
3 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
3 2 (8.70%) Intranet
3 2 (8.70%) Internet
3 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
3 2 (8.70%) NAS
3 2 (8.70%) FCoE
3 2 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (8.70%) Multicast
4 1 (4.35%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) DataStage
2 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.35%) HBase
2 1 (4.35%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.35%) Maven
1 1 (4.35%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
4 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Data Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Data Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Governance Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Management Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Modeller
5 1 (4.35%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) XSLT
2 2 (8.70%) Rendezvous
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.35%) Spring
3 1 (4.35%) Java EE
3 1 (4.35%) WCF
3 1 (4.35%) JAX-WS
3 1 (4.35%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Mainframe
1 5 (21.74%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (13.04%) iSeries
3 2 (8.70%) Reference Data
4 1 (4.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Solaris
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) zOS
3 2 (8.70%) MVS
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Capacity Management
2 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.70%) Data Governance
4 2 (8.70%) Benchmarking
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Quality Management
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Data Management
4 2 (8.70%) Network Design
4 2 (8.70%) Logistics
5 1 (4.35%) AOP
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) COBOL
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) RPG
4 1 (4.35%) JCL
4 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) NFS
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) Terminal Server
1 2 (8.70%) Xen
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.70%) SRDF
1 2 (8.70%) KVM
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Cognos
1 5 (21.74%) Teradata
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) DataSynapse
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) EMC
3 2 (8.70%) Intel
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) NetApp
3 2 (8.70%) Lotus
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) TIBCO
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Kronos
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Sybase
4 1 (4.35%) Business Objects