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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 74 78 75
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing IBM 36 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.82% 1.69% 1.33%
As % of the Vendors category 4.24% 4.37% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £381 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £289 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -7.27%
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
849 687 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 42.92% 38.79% 41.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 441 239
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £243 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 41
Average hourly rate £16.72 £11.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.39% -22.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £8.55 £8.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £20.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -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 6 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 6 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 -4 23 £375 +7.14% 6
Halifax -1 3 - - 2
Bradford -16 3 £425 -
Castleford - 1 £275 -
Bingley - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 - -
IBM
Yorkshire

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 28 (42.42%) Oracle
2 20 (30.30%) Linux
3 19 (28.79%) Finance
4 17 (25.76%) VMware
5 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
6 15 (22.73%) MS Excel
6 15 (22.73%) WebSphere
7 14 (21.21%) Windows
7 14 (21.21%) HP
8 13 (19.70%) Red Hat
8 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (18.18%) Banking
10 11 (16.67%) Asset Management
10 11 (16.67%) UNIX
10 11 (16.67%) DB2
11 10 (15.15%) SAN
11 10 (15.15%) Firewall
11 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (15.15%) Software Licensing
12 9 (13.64%) vSphere
12 9 (13.64%) Retail
12 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (13.64%) Cisco
12 9 (13.64%) SQL
12 9 (13.64%) Apache
13 8 (12.12%) MySQL
13 8 (12.12%) PHP
13 8 (12.12%) ITIL
13 8 (12.12%) Enterprise Storage

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 15 (22.73%) WebSphere
2 9 (13.64%) Apache
3 7 (10.61%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.58%) Node.js
5 4 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (6.06%) JBoss
6 3 (4.55%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.03%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (3.03%) SAP EP
8 1 (1.52%) Drupal
8 1 (1.52%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.52%) IIS
8 1 (1.52%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.52%) Documentum
8 1 (1.52%) CMS
8 1 (1.52%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 15 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) SAP SRM
1 2 (3.03%) Unica
1 2 (3.03%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.52%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.15%) SAN
1 10 (15.15%) Firewall
2 7 (10.61%) NAS
3 3 (4.55%) Internet
4 2 (3.03%) OSPF
4 2 (3.03%) BGP
4 2 (3.03%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.52%) VRRP
5 1 (1.52%) MPLS
5 1 (1.52%) HTTP
5 1 (1.52%) VPN
5 1 (1.52%) DNS
5 1 (1.52%) FWSM
5 1 (1.52%) HSRP
5 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) DB2
2 8 (12.12%) MySQL
3 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.61%) Informix
4 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.58%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.03%) SAP BW
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.52%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (1.52%) OLAP
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.52%) Cognos Query Studio
8 1 (1.52%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 1 (1.52%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (1.52%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (1.52%) Cognos Event Studio
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) JIRA
1 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.06%) ClearCase
2 4 (6.06%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.52%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.52%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.52%) JMeter
3 1 (1.52%) Subversion
3 1 (1.52%) JUnit
3 1 (1.52%) Selenium
3 1 (1.52%) Jasmine
General
1 19 (28.79%) Finance
2 12 (18.18%) Banking
3 9 (13.64%) Retail
4 5 (7.58%) Law
4 5 (7.58%) Games
5 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Advertising
6 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (12.12%) Software Manager
2 7 (10.61%) Administrator
3 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (7.58%) Architect
3 5 (7.58%) Project Manager
3 5 (7.58%) Developer
3 5 (7.58%) Analyst
3 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (7.58%) Support Analyst
3 5 (7.58%) UNIX Engineer
3 5 (7.58%) Senior UNIX Engineer
3 5 (7.58%) Software Licensing Manager
4 4 (6.06%) Consultant
4 4 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (6.06%) Java Developer
5 3 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Java Programmer
5 3 (4.55%) Applications Support
5 3 (4.55%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) Web Services
1 6 (9.09%) XML
1 6 (9.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (6.06%) Ajax
2 4 (6.06%) HTML
3 3 (4.55%) J2EE
4 2 (3.03%) JSP
4 2 (3.03%) Servlets
4 2 (3.03%) XSLT
4 2 (3.03%) SAP ALE
4 2 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (3.03%) Middleware
4 2 (3.03%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.03%) SAP Basis
4 2 (3.03%) EDI
4 2 (3.03%) JMS
4 2 (3.03%) SAP PI
4 2 (3.03%) Struts
5 1 (1.52%) RESTful
5 1 (1.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Enterprise Storage
1 8 (12.12%) IBM XIV
2 5 (7.58%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) Clustering
4 2 (3.03%) IVR
4 2 (3.03%) iSeries
4 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) Wiki
4 2 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.52%) DataPower
5 1 (1.52%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.52%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.52%) PMI
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.52%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.30%) Linux
2 14 (21.21%) Windows
3 11 (16.67%) UNIX
4 10 (15.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.03%) zOS
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.52%) AIX
7 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 10 (15.15%) Software Licensing
4 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (12.12%) ITIL
6 7 (10.61%) Load Balancing
6 7 (10.61%) Software Asset Management
7 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.58%) Build Automation
7 5 (7.58%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (7.58%) SOA
7 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.06%) Project Management
8 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.06%) Scrum
9 3 (4.55%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.55%) Migration
9 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.55%) Change Management
9 3 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.64%) SQL
2 8 (12.12%) PHP
3 7 (10.61%) Java
4 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.52%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (4.55%) CCNP
2 3 (4.55%) ISEB
2 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.03%) CISSP
3 2 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (1.52%) CCIE
4 1 (1.52%) CCSP
4 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.64%) vSphere
3 2 (3.03%) NFS
3 2 (3.03%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Nagios
1 5 (7.58%) NetBackup
1 5 (7.58%) Cacti
1 5 (7.58%) SolarWinds Orion
1 5 (7.58%) Salt
1 5 (7.58%) Opsview
1 5 (7.58%) Graphite
2 4 (6.06%) SCCM
2 4 (6.06%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.03%) vMotion
3 2 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 28 (42.42%) Oracle
2 17 (25.76%) VMware
3 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
4 14 (21.21%) HP
5 13 (19.70%) Red Hat
6 9 (13.64%) Cisco
7 7 (10.61%) SAP
8 5 (7.58%) Veritas
8 5 (7.58%) SolarWinds
8 5 (7.58%) F5
9 4 (6.06%) EMC
10 2 (3.03%) Cognos
10 2 (3.03%) JD Edwards
10 2 (3.03%) Fujitsu
11 1 (1.52%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.52%) hybris
11 1 (1.52%) KANA
11 1 (1.52%) Altiris
11 1 (1.52%) Applix
11 1 (1.52%) Symantec
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago