The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Yorkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 68 62 71
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing IBM 37 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.06% 1.51% 1.35%
As % of the Vendors category 5.00% 3.79% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 10
Average daily rate £425 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £324 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £475 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
- +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £27.49 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-31.79% +24.95%
Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
740 528 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 41.25% 39.94% 42.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 228 331
Average daily rate £350 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £196 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 40 31
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.76 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.68 £34.00 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
IBM
Yorkshire

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -3 25 £363 -12.12% 3
Halifax +1 6 £475 - 2
Bradford -1 1 - -
Pontefract - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 1
IBM
Yorkshire

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (57.14%) Oracle
2 27 (42.86%) DB2
3 21 (33.33%) Finance
3 21 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 20 (31.75%) UNIX
5 15 (23.81%) SOA
6 14 (22.22%) Linux
6 14 (22.22%) SQL
6 14 (22.22%) Oracle Database
7 13 (20.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 12 (19.05%) COBOL
8 12 (19.05%) Windows
8 12 (19.05%) Mainframe
9 11 (17.46%) Perforce
9 11 (17.46%) Oracle ADF
9 11 (17.46%) Oracle Forms
9 11 (17.46%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (17.46%) Oracle9i Database
9 11 (17.46%) PL/SQL
9 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
9 11 (17.46%) Oracle BPM
10 10 (15.87%) HP
11 9 (14.29%) Data Management
12 8 (12.70%) Banking
12 8 (12.70%) VMware
12 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (12.70%) Cisco
12 8 (12.70%) zOS
12 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
13 7 (11.11%) MySQL

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 21 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 7 (11.11%) Lync
2 7 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.11%) CICS
3 6 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (7.94%) GlassFish
5 4 (6.35%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (3.17%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (3.17%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.17%) FileNet
7 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.59%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.59%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.59%) TeamSite
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.76%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 7 (11.11%) VPN
1 7 (11.11%) MPLS
1 7 (11.11%) Firewall
1 7 (11.11%) Wireless
1 7 (11.11%) IPsec
2 3 (4.76%) HTTP
3 2 (3.17%) Internet
3 2 (3.17%) 2G
4 1 (1.59%) SAN
4 1 (1.59%) Intranet
4 1 (1.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (42.86%) DB2
2 14 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 11 (17.46%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (17.46%) Oracle9i Database
4 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
5 7 (11.11%) MySQL
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (11.11%) ClearCase
3 6 (9.52%) ClearQuest
4 3 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 21 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Developer
2 9 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Administrator
4 7 (11.11%) Consultant
5 6 (9.52%) Programmer
5 6 (9.52%) WebSphere Administrator
6 4 (6.35%) Systems Programmer
7 3 (4.76%) Project Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Architect
7 3 (4.76%) SAP EDI Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Support Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) CICS Programmer
8 2 (3.17%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Mainframe Programmer
8 2 (3.17%) CICS Systems Programmer
8 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) WebSphere Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Leader
9 1 (1.59%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 11 (17.46%) Oracle ADF
3 7 (11.11%) XMPP
4 4 (6.35%) Web Services
5 3 (4.76%) EDI
6 2 (3.17%) JMS
6 2 (3.17%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (3.17%) Middleware
6 2 (3.17%) JDBC
6 2 (3.17%) XML
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.59%) JSP
7 1 (1.59%) Struts
7 1 (1.59%) J2EE
7 1 (1.59%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.17%) Clustering
3 2 (3.17%) FMCG
3 2 (3.17%) DataPower
4 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.75%) UNIX
2 14 (22.22%) Linux
3 12 (19.05%) Windows
4 8 (12.70%) zOS
5 7 (11.11%) AIX
6 2 (3.17%) Solaris
6 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) SOA
2 9 (14.29%) Data Management
3 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (11.11%) Migration
4 7 (11.11%) Master Data Management
4 7 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.94%) ITIL
7 4 (6.35%) Workflow
7 4 (6.35%) Workflow Management
8 3 (4.76%) TOGAF
8 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.17%) Performance Testing
9 2 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.17%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (3.17%) Data Migration
9 2 (3.17%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (3.17%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.17%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.22%) SQL
2 12 (19.05%) COBOL
3 11 (17.46%) PL/SQL
4 6 (9.52%) Java
5 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) CCNA
1 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
1 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Xen
1 7 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 7 (11.11%) vSphere
1 7 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) SCCM
1 3 (4.76%) SCOM
2 2 (3.17%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (57.14%) Oracle
2 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.46%) Perforce
3 10 (15.87%) HP
4 8 (12.70%) VMware
4 8 (12.70%) Cisco
5 7 (11.11%) NetApp
5 7 (11.11%) EMC
6 5 (7.94%) Sun
7 3 (4.76%) SAP
7 3 (4.76%) MKS
8 2 (3.17%) Siebel
8 2 (3.17%) Citrix
8 2 (3.17%) Informatica
9 1 (1.59%) Lotus
9 1 (1.59%) Pega
9 1 (1.59%) BMC
9 1 (1.59%) CA
9 1 (1.59%) CommVault
9 1 (1.59%) Unisys
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £275 to £300 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Halifax
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable upon experience
Posted: 23 days ago