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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 72 69 71
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing IBM 43 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.17% 2.07% 1.65%
As % of the Vendors category 5.33% 5.20% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £284 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
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
806 712 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 40.58% 39.78% 43.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 452 256
Average daily rate £350 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 39 40
Average hourly rate £16.11 £15.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.60 £8.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Leeds -8 30 £375 +25.00% 7
Halifax -2 4 - -
Bradford -12 3 £425 -
Bingley - 1 - -
IBM
Yorkshire

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 31 (41.33%) Oracle
2 23 (30.67%) Finance
3 21 (28.00%) Linux
4 19 (25.33%) WebSphere
5 18 (24.00%) Windows
6 17 (22.67%) VMware
7 15 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (20.00%) HP
8 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
9 13 (17.33%) Red Hat
9 13 (17.33%) DB2
9 13 (17.33%) MS Excel
10 12 (16.00%) UNIX
11 11 (14.67%) Java
11 11 (14.67%) Banking
12 10 (13.33%) Retail
12 10 (13.33%) Asset Management
12 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (13.33%) SQL
12 10 (13.33%) Cisco
12 10 (13.33%) SAN
12 10 (13.33%) Firewall
13 9 (12.00%) Apache
13 9 (12.00%) vSphere
13 9 (12.00%) Software Licensing
14 8 (10.67%) IBM XIV
14 8 (10.67%) Enterprise Storage
14 8 (10.67%) Tomcat

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 19 (25.33%) WebSphere
2 9 (12.00%) Apache
3 8 (10.67%) Tomcat
4 7 (9.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (6.67%) FileNet
5 5 (6.67%) Node.js
6 4 (5.33%) JBoss
7 3 (4.00%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.67%) SAP EP
8 2 (2.67%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (1.33%) Documentum
9 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.33%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.33%) IIS
9 1 (1.33%) Drupal
9 1 (1.33%) Alfresco
9 1 (1.33%) CMS
9 1 (1.33%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 13 (17.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Project
2 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) SAP BPC
1 2 (2.67%) SAP SRM
1 2 (2.67%) Unica
2 1 (1.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.33%) SAN
1 10 (13.33%) Firewall
2 7 (9.33%) NAS
3 3 (4.00%) Internet
3 3 (4.00%) BGP
3 3 (4.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.67%) OSPF
5 1 (1.33%) HTTP
5 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.33%) VPN
5 1 (1.33%) DNS
5 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.33%) DMZ
5 1 (1.33%) MPLS
5 1 (1.33%) VRRP
5 1 (1.33%) Network Security
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.33%) HSRP
5 1 (1.33%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) DB2
2 8 (10.67%) MySQL
3 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.33%) Informix
4 6 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.67%) SAP BW
8 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.33%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.33%) Cognos Query Studio
9 1 (1.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 1 (1.33%) Cognos Report Studio
9 1 (1.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) ClearCase
1 5 (6.67%) JIRA
1 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.67%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.33%) JUnit
4 1 (1.33%) JMeter
4 1 (1.33%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.33%) Selenium
4 1 (1.33%) AccuRev
4 1 (1.33%) Subversion
4 1 (1.33%) Jasmine
General
1 23 (30.67%) Finance
2 11 (14.67%) Banking
3 10 (13.33%) Retail
4 5 (6.67%) Games
4 5 (6.67%) Law
5 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.67%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (13.33%) Analyst
2 9 (12.00%) Developer
3 8 (10.67%) Administrator
4 7 (9.33%) Software Manager
5 5 (6.67%) Programmer
5 5 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) Architect
5 5 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Senior UNIX Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Software Licensing Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Consultant
6 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.00%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.00%) Software Asset Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) XML
1 7 (9.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 6 (8.00%) Web Services
3 5 (6.67%) HTML
3 5 (6.67%) Ajax
4 3 (4.00%) J2EE
4 3 (4.00%) JSP
4 3 (4.00%) Servlets
4 3 (4.00%) Middleware
5 2 (2.67%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.67%) SAP Basis
5 2 (2.67%) SAP PI
5 2 (2.67%) SAP ALE
5 2 (2.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (2.67%) XSLT
5 2 (2.67%) Struts
5 2 (2.67%) CSS
5 2 (2.67%) JDBC
5 2 (2.67%) .NET
5 2 (2.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) IBM XIV
1 8 (10.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.33%) Clustering
4 2 (2.67%) IVR
4 2 (2.67%) DataPower
4 2 (2.67%) iSeries
4 2 (2.67%) Wiki
4 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) PMI
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.33%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.33%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.33%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.33%) APACS
5 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.33%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.00%) Linux
2 18 (24.00%) Windows
3 12 (16.00%) UNIX
4 10 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.00%) AIX
5 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.67%) zOS
7 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (13.33%) Asset Management
2 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.00%) Software Licensing
4 8 (10.67%) ITIL
5 7 (9.33%) Load Balancing
5 7 (9.33%) Software Asset Management
6 5 (6.67%) SOA
6 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.67%) Project Management
6 5 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (6.67%) Scrum
6 5 (6.67%) Build Automation
6 5 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.33%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.00%) UML
8 3 (4.00%) CRM
8 3 (4.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.67%) Java
2 10 (13.33%) SQL
3 8 (10.67%) PHP
4 7 (9.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.33%) C
5 1 (1.33%) Perl
5 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Degree
1 4 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.00%) ISEB
2 3 (4.00%) CCNP
2 3 (4.00%) CCNA
2 3 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.67%) CISSP
4 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.33%) CCIE
4 1 (1.33%) CCSP
4 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
1 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.00%) vSphere
3 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.67%) NFS
4 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Nagios
1 5 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
1 5 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 5 (6.67%) Cacti
1 5 (6.67%) Opsview
1 5 (6.67%) Graphite
1 5 (6.67%) Salt
2 4 (5.33%) SCCM
2 4 (5.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.67%) vMotion
3 2 (2.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (1.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 31 (41.33%) Oracle
2 17 (22.67%) VMware
3 15 (20.00%) HP
4 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
5 13 (17.33%) Red Hat
6 10 (13.33%) Cisco
7 7 (9.33%) SAP
8 6 (8.00%) F5
9 5 (6.67%) Veritas
9 5 (6.67%) SolarWinds
10 4 (5.33%) EMC
11 2 (2.67%) JD Edwards
12 1 (1.33%) Chordiant
12 1 (1.33%) Cognos
12 1 (1.33%) Wyse
12 1 (1.33%) NetApp
12 1 (1.33%) BEA
12 1 (1.33%) Citrix
12 1 (1.33%) Compaq
12 1 (1.33%) Symantec
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