The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 30 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 84 69 64
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing IBM 42 50 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.07% 2.37% 2.31%
As % of the Vendors category 5.83% 5.81% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 26
Median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £360 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.61% +2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £37.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-23.48% +14.61%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
720 860 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.52% 40.68% 39.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 542 408
Median daily rate £400 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £450 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 35
Median hourly rate £17.38 £20.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.93 £12.11 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £45.00 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Leeds +2 29 £395 +5.33%
Halifax -2 6 £430 -
Bingley +1 5 £400 -
Bradford +10 2 - -
Pudsey - 1 £375 -
IBM
Yorkshire

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 37 (42.53%) Windows
2 35 (40.23%) WebSphere
3 31 (35.63%) Oracle
4 30 (34.48%) Unix
5 26 (29.89%) Finance
6 22 (25.29%) Java
7 19 (21.84%) Data Analysis
8 18 (20.69%) Linux
9 17 (19.54%) Middleware
9 17 (19.54%) Data Mapping
10 16 (18.39%) SQL
11 15 (17.24%) XML
11 15 (17.24%) Data Modelling
11 15 (17.24%) VMware
11 15 (17.24%) Data Quality
11 15 (17.24%) IBM InfoSphere
12 14 (16.09%) Data Governance
12 14 (16.09%) Data Management
12 14 (16.09%) Information Management
12 14 (16.09%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (16.09%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 14 (16.09%) Quality Management
13 13 (14.94%) Business Analysis
14 12 (13.79%) FTP
14 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
14 12 (13.79%) Data Structures
15 11 (12.64%) Virtual Team
15 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
15 11 (12.64%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (12.64%) Degree

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 35 (40.23%) WebSphere
2 14 (16.09%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 7 (8.05%) Oracle Service Bus
3 7 (8.05%) WebLogic
4 6 (6.90%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.75%) Apache
5 5 (5.75%) FileNet
6 4 (4.60%) CloudStack
6 4 (4.60%) JBoss
6 4 (4.60%) OpenStack
6 4 (4.60%) SAS
6 4 (4.60%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.30%) IIS
8 1 (1.15%) CICS
8 1 (1.15%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.75%) MS Office
3 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (4.60%) Maximo
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.79%) FTP
2 8 (9.20%) Firewall
3 7 (8.05%) LAN
3 7 (8.05%) WAN
4 6 (6.90%) Network Security
5 4 (4.60%) TACACS
6 3 (3.45%) Internet
6 3 (3.45%) SAN
7 2 (2.30%) BGP
7 2 (2.30%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.30%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (2.30%) MPLS
7 2 (2.30%) OSPF
8 1 (1.15%) DMZ
8 1 (1.15%) DNS
8 1 (1.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.15%) LDAP
8 1 (1.15%) VXLAN
8 1 (1.15%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.24%) IBM InfoSphere
2 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 11 (12.64%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (10.34%) Star Schema
5 8 (9.20%) MySQL
6 5 (5.75%) DB2
6 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.45%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.30%) Informix
9 1 (1.15%) Big Data
9 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.05%) JDeveloper
3 6 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.90%) JIRA
3 6 (6.90%) Subversion
4 5 (5.75%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.75%) Gatling
4 5 (5.75%) JMeter
4 5 (5.75%) LoadRunner
4 5 (5.75%) Maven
4 5 (5.75%) SilkPerformer
4 5 (5.75%) SoapUI
4 5 (5.75%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (5.75%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.75%) VisualVM
4 5 (5.75%) YourKit
5 4 (4.60%) ERwin
5 4 (4.60%) The Grinder
6 3 (3.45%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.45%) UltraEdit
General
1 26 (29.89%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Banking
3 3 (3.45%) Games
3 3 (3.45%) Retail
4 2 (2.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (26.44%) Developer
2 18 (20.69%) Analyst
3 16 (18.39%) Administrator
4 11 (12.64%) Data Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) Data Modeller
5 10 (11.49%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.05%) Middleware Developer
7 7 (8.05%) Senior Data Modeller
8 5 (5.75%) FileNet Administrator
8 5 (5.75%) Tester
9 4 (4.60%) Architect
9 4 (4.60%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Consultant
9 4 (4.60%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Performance Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) Applications Support
10 3 (3.45%) Java Programmer
10 3 (3.45%) Maximo Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.54%) Middleware
2 15 (17.24%) XML
3 8 (9.20%) Oracle Fusion
4 7 (8.05%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (8.05%) JAX-RPC
4 7 (8.05%) JAX-WS
4 7 (8.05%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (6.90%) Servlets
6 5 (5.75%) AngularJS
6 5 (5.75%) Hibernate
6 5 (5.75%) Spring
7 3 (3.45%) JSON
8 2 (2.30%) LAMP
9 1 (1.15%) CGI
9 1 (1.15%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (1.15%) ISPF
9 1 (1.15%) SOAP
9 1 (1.15%) Web Services
9 1 (1.15%) WSDL
9 1 (1.15%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Data Structures
2 11 (12.64%) Virtual Team
3 9 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 8 (9.20%) Data Centre
5 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.60%) Mainframe
7 3 (3.45%) IBM XIV
8 2 (2.30%) CLARiiON
8 2 (2.30%) DataPower
8 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (2.30%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (2.30%) iSeries
9 1 (1.15%) Clustering
9 1 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.15%) Symmetrix
9 1 (1.15%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 37 (42.53%) Windows
2 30 (34.48%) Unix
3 18 (20.69%) Linux
4 9 (10.34%) AIX
4 9 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (8.05%) SUSE
6 6 (6.90%) HPUX
6 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.45%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.15%) Solaris
8 1 (1.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.84%) Data Analysis
2 17 (19.54%) Data Mapping
3 15 (17.24%) Data Modelling
4 14 (16.09%) Data Governance
4 14 (16.09%) Data Management
4 14 (16.09%) Information Management
4 14 (16.09%) Quality Management
5 13 (14.94%) Business Analysis
6 9 (10.34%) SOA
6 9 (10.34%) Time Management
7 8 (9.20%) Coaching
8 7 (8.05%) ERP
8 7 (8.05%) Service Management
9 6 (6.90%) Migration
10 5 (5.75%) Data Migration
10 5 (5.75%) E-Discovery
11 4 (4.60%) Analytics
11 4 (4.60%) Asset Management
11 4 (4.60%) Data Cleansing
12 3 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.29%) Java
2 16 (18.39%) SQL
3 7 (8.05%) PL/SQL
3 7 (8.05%) VBScript
4 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.90%) Python
4 6 (6.90%) Ruby
5 5 (5.75%) C
5 5 (5.75%) CoffeeScript
5 5 (5.75%) Scala
6 4 (4.60%) VBA
7 3 (3.45%) VB
8 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.30%) Perl
8 2 (2.30%) PHP
9 1 (1.15%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.15%) C++
9 1 (1.15%) JCL
9 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) Degree
2 4 (4.60%) CCNP
2 4 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.30%) CCDE
3 2 (2.30%) CCIE
3 2 (2.30%) CCNA
3 2 (2.30%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.15%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.15%) CCDP
4 1 (1.15%) CCSP
4 1 (1.15%) CISSP
4 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.24%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.30%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (16.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.90%) KVM
2 6 (6.90%) Xen
3 5 (5.75%) vSphere
4 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.30%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.15%) ACF2
5 1 (1.15%) Docker
5 1 (1.15%) RACF
5 1 (1.15%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) Oracle EDQ
2 3 (3.45%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.30%) Cacti
3 2 (2.30%) Graphite
3 2 (2.30%) Nagios
3 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.30%) Opsview
3 2 (2.30%) Puppet
3 2 (2.30%) Salt
4 1 (1.15%) Ansible
4 1 (1.15%) Grafana
4 1 (1.15%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (1.15%) OPNET
4 1 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.15%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.15%) zSecure
Vendors
1 31 (35.63%) Oracle
2 15 (17.24%) VMware
3 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
4 9 (10.34%) HP
4 9 (10.34%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.90%) Cisco
5 6 (6.90%) F5
6 5 (5.75%) AppDynamics
6 5 (5.75%) Dynatrace
6 5 (5.75%) New Relic
7 4 (4.60%) DataFlux
7 4 (4.60%) IBM Sterling
8 2 (2.30%) Dell
8 2 (2.30%) EMC
8 2 (2.30%) NetApp
8 2 (2.30%) Riverbed
8 2 (2.30%) Veritas
9 1 (1.15%) BMC
9 1 (1.15%) CA
9 1 (1.15%) Intel