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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 63 49 70
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Contract jobs citing IBM 53 47 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.43% 2.81% 2.08%
As % of the Vendors category 6.31% 7.07% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 33 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £31.25 £24.05
% change year-on-year
-10.40% +29.96%
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
840 665 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 38.55% 39.75% 45.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 385 353
Average daily rate £350 £338 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +11.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 29 40
Average hourly rate £18.89 £10.30 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.34% -41.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.04 £8.90 £10.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -11 32 £400 -5.88% 10
Halifax -3 9 £450 +5.88% 2
Bradford -6 3 - - 1
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 - -
IBM
Yorkshire

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 36 (40.91%) Oracle
1 36 (40.91%) Linux
2 25 (28.41%) Windows
2 25 (28.41%) WebSphere
3 23 (26.14%) Finance
3 23 (26.14%) VMware
4 20 (22.73%) UNIX
4 20 (22.73%) DB2
5 18 (20.45%) SAN
6 17 (19.32%) Java
6 17 (19.32%) SQL
6 17 (19.32%) Firewall
7 16 (18.18%) vSphere
8 15 (17.05%) XML
8 15 (17.05%) Red Hat
8 15 (17.05%) Cisco
9 14 (15.91%) MySQL
9 14 (15.91%) AIX
9 14 (15.91%) NAS
10 13 (14.77%) Tomcat
10 13 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (13.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 12 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
12 11 (12.50%) IBM XIV
12 11 (12.50%) Project Management
12 11 (12.50%) Apache
12 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
13 10 (11.36%) PHP
13 10 (11.36%) Informix

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 25 (28.41%) WebSphere
2 13 (14.77%) Tomcat
3 11 (12.50%) Apache
4 7 (7.95%) Node.js
5 6 (6.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (6.82%) WebLogic
6 5 (5.68%) JBoss
6 5 (5.68%) FileNet
7 1 (1.14%) CMS
7 1 (1.14%) ATG Dynamo
7 1 (1.14%) SAP EP
7 1 (1.14%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.14%) IIS
7 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.14%) Documentum
7 1 (1.14%) Drupal
7 1 (1.14%) Alfresco
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.41%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.41%) MS Project
3 1 (1.14%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Unica
2 1 (1.14%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.14%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.45%) SAN
2 17 (19.32%) Firewall
3 14 (15.91%) NAS
4 4 (4.55%) BGP
4 4 (4.55%) EIGRP
4 4 (4.55%) Internet
5 3 (3.41%) LDAP
5 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.41%) OSPF
6 2 (2.27%) HTTP
6 2 (2.27%) VRRP
6 2 (2.27%) Network Security
6 2 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.27%) VPN
6 2 (2.27%) MPLS
6 2 (2.27%) HSRP
7 1 (1.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (1.14%) FWSM
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.73%) DB2
2 14 (15.91%) MySQL
3 10 (11.36%) Informix
4 8 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.95%) SQL Server
5 7 (7.95%) RDBMS
6 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.41%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (3.41%) DataStage
7 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.27%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.14%) SAP BW
9 1 (1.14%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) ClearCase
2 9 (10.23%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.95%) JIRA
3 7 (7.95%) ClearQuest
4 4 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.41%) Subversion
5 3 (3.41%) AccuRev
6 2 (2.27%) Selenium
6 2 (2.27%) JMeter
6 2 (2.27%) Maven
6 2 (2.27%) Ant
6 2 (2.27%) JUnit
7 1 (1.14%) InstallShield
7 1 (1.14%) Redmine
7 1 (1.14%) Jasmine
General
1 23 (26.14%) Finance
2 10 (11.36%) Retail
3 9 (10.23%) Banking
4 8 (9.09%) Games
5 5 (5.68%) Law
6 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.27%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.14%) Marketing
7 1 (1.14%) Online Betting
7 1 (1.14%) Advertising
7 1 (1.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (14.77%) Analyst
2 12 (13.64%) Developer
3 10 (11.36%) Administrator
4 8 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (9.09%) Consultant
5 7 (7.95%) Programmer
5 7 (7.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) UNIX Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Senior UNIX Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.55%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (4.55%) Architect
8 4 (4.55%) WebSphere Administrator
8 4 (4.55%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Java Programmer
9 3 (3.41%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.05%) XML
2 12 (13.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 9 (10.23%) HTML
4 8 (9.09%) JSP
4 8 (9.09%) Servlets
5 7 (7.95%) J2EE
6 5 (5.68%) Ajax
6 5 (5.68%) Web Services
7 4 (4.55%) CSS
7 4 (4.55%) SOAP
8 3 (3.41%) JDBC
8 3 (3.41%) SPML
8 3 (3.41%) SailPoint
9 2 (2.27%) Middleware
9 2 (2.27%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.27%) Struts
9 2 (2.27%) .NET
9 2 (2.27%) EDI
9 2 (2.27%) JMS
10 1 (1.14%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
1 11 (12.50%) IBM XIV
2 10 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.36%) Mainframe
3 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.41%) APACS
4 3 (3.41%) Wiki
4 3 (3.41%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.27%) iSeries
5 2 (2.27%) Clustering
6 1 (1.14%) IVR
6 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.14%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.14%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.14%) PMI
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.14%) iPhone
6 1 (1.14%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 36 (40.91%) Linux
2 25 (28.41%) Windows
3 20 (22.73%) UNIX
4 14 (15.91%) AIX
5 12 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.27%) zOS
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.14%) Android
7 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (12.50%) Project Management
3 10 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (11.36%) Load Balancing
4 9 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (10.23%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (7.95%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (7.95%) Build Automation
5 7 (7.95%) Scrum
6 6 (6.82%) ITIL
6 6 (6.82%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (5.68%) Line Management
7 5 (5.68%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.68%) CRM
7 5 (5.68%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.68%) Change Management
7 5 (5.68%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.55%) Migration
8 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.32%) Java
1 17 (19.32%) SQL
2 11 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 10 (11.36%) PHP
4 5 (5.68%) Perl
5 3 (3.41%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.41%) BeanShell
6 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.27%) Python
6 2 (2.27%) AWK
6 2 (2.27%) Jython
6 2 (2.27%) C
7 1 (1.14%) C++
7 1 (1.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.68%) CISSP
2 5 (5.68%) CCNP
2 5 (5.68%) Degree
3 4 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.41%) CCNA
4 3 (3.41%) ISEB
5 2 (2.27%) CCIE
5 2 (2.27%) CCSP
5 2 (2.27%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) QA
System Software
1 16 (18.18%) vSphere
2 10 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.95%) NFS
4 3 (3.41%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 7 (7.95%) Cacti
2 7 (7.95%) SolarWinds Orion
2 7 (7.95%) Salt
2 7 (7.95%) Opsview
2 7 (7.95%) Graphite
2 7 (7.95%) Nagios
3 2 (2.27%) vMotion
3 2 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.14%) SCCM
4 1 (1.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 36 (40.91%) Oracle
2 23 (26.14%) VMware
3 15 (17.05%) Cisco
3 15 (17.05%) Red Hat
4 10 (11.36%) HP
4 10 (11.36%) F5
5 7 (7.95%) Veritas
5 7 (7.95%) SolarWinds
5 7 (7.95%) SAP
6 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.41%) Sun
7 3 (3.41%) Sybase
7 3 (3.41%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (3.41%) EMC
7 3 (3.41%) Novell
8 2 (2.27%) NetApp
8 2 (2.27%) ATG
8 2 (2.27%) hybris
8 2 (2.27%) BEA
8 2 (2.27%) JD Edwards
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