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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 79 68 54
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Contract jobs citing IBM 31 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.62% 2.07% 2.09%
As % of the Vendors category 3.83% 5.06% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.84% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £20.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+41.25% -24.52%
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
810 711 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 42.45% 40.86% 40.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 429 231
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 43
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.18 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.22% -10.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.56 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.08 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -10 22 £373 +6.42% 14
Bradford -16 3 £350 -
Halifax -2 2 - - 3
Wakefield - 1 - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
IBM
Yorkshire

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (43.08%) Oracle
2 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
3 21 (32.31%) Finance
4 17 (26.15%) MS Excel
4 17 (26.15%) Windows
5 16 (24.62%) VMware
6 15 (23.08%) Asset Management
7 14 (21.54%) Banking
7 14 (21.54%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
8 13 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (20.00%) WebSphere
8 13 (20.00%) Software Licensing
9 12 (18.46%) HP
10 11 (16.92%) EMC
11 10 (15.38%) Software Asset Management
11 10 (15.38%) Retail
11 10 (15.38%) SCCM
12 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (13.85%) Linux
12 9 (13.85%) ITIL
13 8 (12.31%) Symantec
13 8 (12.31%) VMware ESX
13 8 (12.31%) NetBackup
13 8 (12.31%) DB2
13 8 (12.31%) SQL
13 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (12.31%) NAS
13 8 (12.31%) vSphere
14 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2012

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 13 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.69%) Apache
3 5 (7.69%) IIS
4 4 (6.15%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.15%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (6.15%) JBoss
4 4 (6.15%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.62%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.08%) SAP EP
7 1 (1.54%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.54%) Node.js
7 1 (1.54%) Documentum
7 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.54%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 17 (26.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Project
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) SAP BPC
1 2 (3.08%) SAP SRM
2 1 (1.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.54%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) NAS
2 6 (9.23%) Internet
3 4 (6.15%) SAN
4 2 (3.08%) Firewall
4 2 (3.08%) HTTP
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.54%) FWSM
5 1 (1.54%) DNS
5 1 (1.54%) OSPF
5 1 (1.54%) BGP
5 1 (1.54%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (12.31%) DB2
4 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.62%) MySQL
6 2 (3.08%) SAP BW
6 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.08%) Informix
6 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.54%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.54%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (1.54%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 1 (1.54%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (1.54%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (1.54%) Cognos Event Studio
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.54%) OLAP
7 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.54%) Selenium
2 1 (1.54%) Subversion
2 1 (1.54%) JIRA
2 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.54%) JUnit
2 1 (1.54%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.54%) JMeter
General
1 21 (32.31%) Finance
2 14 (21.54%) Banking
3 10 (15.38%) Retail
4 4 (6.15%) Law
5 3 (4.62%) Games
6 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.54%) Marketing
7 1 (1.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (13.85%) Software Manager
1 9 (13.85%) Administrator
2 7 (10.77%) Consultant
3 6 (9.23%) Developer
3 6 (9.23%) Software Licensing Manager
4 5 (7.69%) Software Licensing Specialist
4 5 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) Architect
5 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.15%) Exchange Administrator
6 3 (4.62%) Java Programmer
6 3 (4.62%) Software Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Exchange Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Software Asset Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) XML
2 5 (7.69%) HTML
3 4 (6.15%) Web Services
3 4 (6.15%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (6.15%) Ajax
4 3 (4.62%) J2EE
5 2 (3.08%) SAP Basis
5 2 (3.08%) Middleware
5 2 (3.08%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (3.08%) XSLT
5 2 (3.08%) EDI
5 2 (3.08%) SAP ALE
5 2 (3.08%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.54%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.54%) jQuery
6 1 (1.54%) Spring
6 1 (1.54%) JSTL
6 1 (1.54%) RESTful
6 1 (1.54%) Swing
6 1 (1.54%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (4.62%) IBM XIV
2 3 (4.62%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.62%) Clustering
3 2 (3.08%) iSeries
4 1 (1.54%) DataPower
4 1 (1.54%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Wiki
4 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) IVR
4 1 (1.54%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.54%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.15%) Windows
2 9 (13.85%) Linux
3 5 (7.69%) UNIX
4 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.54%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Asset Management
2 13 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (20.00%) Software Licensing
3 10 (15.38%) Software Asset Management
4 9 (13.85%) ITIL
5 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.69%) SOA
6 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.15%) Scrum
7 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.15%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.15%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.62%) Supplier Management
8 3 (4.62%) UML
8 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.08%) Workflow
9 2 (3.08%) Change Management
9 2 (3.08%) Service Management
9 2 (3.08%) Project Management
9 2 (3.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) SQL
2 7 (10.77%) Java
3 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.62%) PHP
5 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.54%) Ruby
5 1 (1.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
1 3 (4.62%) ISEB
2 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.54%) CCNP
2 1 (1.54%) CCNA
2 1 (1.54%) CISSP
2 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (21.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.31%) VMware ESX
2 8 (12.31%) vSphere
3 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) SCCM
2 8 (12.31%) NetBackup
3 7 (10.77%) SCOM
4 4 (6.15%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.54%) Cacti
6 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.54%) Graphite
6 1 (1.54%) Salt
6 1 (1.54%) Opsview
6 1 (1.54%) Nagios
6 1 (1.54%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 28 (43.08%) Oracle
2 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
3 16 (24.62%) VMware
4 12 (18.46%) HP
5 11 (16.92%) EMC
6 8 (12.31%) Symantec
7 7 (10.77%) SAP
8 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
9 4 (6.15%) Lotus
10 3 (4.62%) Cisco
11 2 (3.08%) ATG
11 2 (3.08%) JD Edwards
11 2 (3.08%) Cognos
11 2 (3.08%) hybris
11 2 (3.08%) Fujitsu
12 1 (1.54%) Unica
12 1 (1.54%) Applix
12 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.54%) F5
12 1 (1.54%) BEA
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Rate: 400 - 450
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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