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 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 47 37 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing IBM 7 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.39% 2.63% 3.43%
As % of the Vendors category 4.32% 5.47% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 4
Median daily rate £350 £400 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.24%
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 South Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
162 256 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 32.08% 48.03% 48.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 160 97
Median daily rate £350 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 17
Median hourly rate £21.50 £10.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.76% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.07 £9.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £22.00 £21.00
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 South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -2 6 £350 -12.50%
IBM
Yorkshire

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Unix
3 9 (42.86%) Linux
3 9 (42.86%) Oracle
3 9 (42.86%) EMC
3 9 (42.86%) SAN
4 8 (38.10%) Veritas
4 8 (38.10%) Perl
4 8 (38.10%) VMware
4 8 (38.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 7 (33.33%) NAS
5 7 (33.33%) SRDF
5 7 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (33.33%) Solaris
5 7 (33.33%) LDAP
5 7 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 7 (33.33%) NetApp
5 7 (33.33%) NFS
6 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 6 (28.57%) DNS
6 6 (28.57%) Sun
6 6 (28.57%) AIX
6 6 (28.57%) Symmetrix
6 6 (28.57%) Finance
6 6 (28.57%) SUSE
6 6 (28.57%) WebSphere
6 6 (28.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 6 (28.57%) Veritas File System
7 5 (23.81%) BMC
7 5 (23.81%) CA

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 3 (14.29%) Apache
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (9.52%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (4.76%) Confluence
4 1 (4.76%) FileNet
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) SAN
2 7 (33.33%) LDAP
2 7 (33.33%) NAS
3 6 (28.57%) DNS
3 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 3 (14.29%) HTTP
5 1 (4.76%) FCoE
5 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.76%) LAN
5 1 (4.76%) Multicast
5 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.76%) HBase
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Administrator
2 6 (28.57%) Unix Administrator
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (19.05%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) AIX Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) SAN Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Server Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Server Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Unix Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Subject Matter Expert
6 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Wintel Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Middleware
2 3 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) J2EE
4 1 (4.76%) JDBC
4 1 (4.76%) JMS
4 1 (4.76%) Rendezvous
4 1 (4.76%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Symmetrix
2 4 (19.05%) Replication
3 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
4 2 (9.52%) Clustering
4 2 (9.52%) iSeries
5 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
5 1 (4.76%) DataPower
5 1 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Unix
3 9 (42.86%) Linux
4 7 (33.33%) Solaris
5 6 (28.57%) AIX
5 6 (28.57%) SUSE
6 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (19.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (19.05%) VMS
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Change Management
1 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.76%) Benchmarking
2 1 (4.76%) CRM
2 1 (4.76%) Data Management
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Modelling
2 1 (4.76%) ERP
2 1 (4.76%) High Availability
2 1 (4.76%) Master Data Management
2 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (4.76%) SOA
2 1 (4.76%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
2 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Perl
2 4 (19.05%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) COBOL
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Jython
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 7 (33.33%) NFS
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (33.33%) SRDF
3 6 (28.57%) Veritas File System
4 4 (19.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
6 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
6 1 (4.76%) KVM
6 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (4.76%) vSphere
6 1 (4.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (4.76%) Control-M
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) EMC
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 8 (38.10%) Veritas
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) NetApp
3 7 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 6 (28.57%) Sun
5 5 (23.81%) BMC
5 5 (23.81%) CA
6 2 (9.52%) HP
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco
7 1 (4.76%) DataSynapse
7 1 (4.76%) IFS
7 1 (4.76%) Infor
7 1 (4.76%) Intel
7 1 (4.76%) MuleSoft
7 1 (4.76%) SAP
7 1 (4.76%) Splunk
7 1 (4.76%) Sybase