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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 41 60 70
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +10
Contract jobs citing IBM 54 32 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.29% 2.21% 1.91%
As % of the Vendors category 7.74% 5.19% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £363 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +32.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £303 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £448 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £17.50 £12.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% +38.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.53 £21.10 £29.70
% change year-on-year
+49.44% -28.97%
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
698 617 738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 42.54% 42.61% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 330 323
Average daily rate £338 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 36 34
Average hourly rate £10.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.06 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £20.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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
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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 +3 23 £413 +13.79% 6
Bradford -1 2 - -
IBM
Yorkshire

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 60 (65.22%) Oracle
2 46 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 43 (46.74%) DB2
4 39 (42.39%) AIX
4 39 (42.39%) Linux
5 36 (39.13%) Mainframe
6 34 (36.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 30 (32.61%) ClearQuest
7 30 (32.61%) ClearCase
8 28 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (29.35%) Service Delivery
10 26 (28.26%) Workflow
10 26 (28.26%) Oracle Workflow
10 26 (28.26%) Workflow Management
10 26 (28.26%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (26.09%) Finance
12 23 (25.00%) Management Information System
13 19 (20.65%) Windows
13 19 (20.65%) SQL
14 17 (18.48%) UNIX
14 17 (18.48%) SOA
15 16 (17.39%) Java
16 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
17 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
18 12 (13.04%) EMC
19 11 (11.96%) COBOL
19 11 (11.96%) VMware
20 10 (10.87%) VMware ESX
20 10 (10.87%) Oracle ADF
20 10 (10.87%) Perforce

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 46 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 26 (28.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (8.70%) MS Exchange
4 7 (7.61%) IIS
5 6 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (5.43%) Tomcat
6 5 (5.43%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (5.43%) WebLogic
7 3 (3.26%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (3.26%) MQSeries
8 2 (2.17%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (2.17%) Apache
8 2 (2.17%) CICS
8 2 (2.17%) Lync
9 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.09%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) Internet
1 6 (6.52%) TCP/IP
1 6 (6.52%) NAS
2 5 (5.43%) DHCP
2 5 (5.43%) DNS
3 4 (4.35%) SAN
4 3 (3.26%) FTP
5 2 (2.17%) MPLS
5 2 (2.17%) Wireless
5 2 (2.17%) IPsec
5 2 (2.17%) Firewall
5 2 (2.17%) LDAP
5 2 (2.17%) HTTP
5 2 (2.17%) VPN
6 1 (1.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (46.74%) DB2
2 14 (15.22%) SQL Server
3 10 (10.87%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (9.78%) Oracle Database
4 9 (9.78%) Oracle9i Database
5 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.35%) MySQL
7 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.09%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.09%) MS Access
9 1 (1.09%) Adabas
9 1 (1.09%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 30 (32.61%) ClearQuest
1 30 (32.61%) ClearCase
2 10 (10.87%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (3.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.17%) Subversion
4 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (26.09%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Banking
3 6 (6.52%) Advertising
4 2 (2.17%) Retail
4 2 (2.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (38.04%) Developer
2 15 (16.30%) Administrator
3 12 (13.04%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
3 12 (13.04%) WebSphere Developer
4 10 (10.87%) Oracle Developer
4 10 (10.87%) WebSphere Specialist
5 9 (9.78%) Consultant
5 9 (9.78%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Architect
6 6 (6.52%) Technical Leader
7 5 (5.43%) Senior WebSphere Developer
7 5 (5.43%) WebSphere Administrator
7 5 (5.43%) Exchange Administrator
8 4 (4.35%) Storage Administrator
8 4 (4.35%) Migration Consultant
9 3 (3.26%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.26%) SOA Architect
9 3 (3.26%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (2.17%) UNIX Engineer
10 2 (2.17%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (36.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 10 (10.87%) Oracle ADF
3 6 (6.52%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (5.43%) JSP
4 5 (5.43%) Web Services
5 4 (4.35%) Middleware
5 4 (4.35%) XML
5 4 (4.35%) HTML
5 4 (4.35%) J2EE
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (3.26%) jQuery
6 3 (3.26%) Ajax
6 3 (3.26%) Dojo
7 2 (2.17%) XSLT
7 2 (2.17%) Servlets
7 2 (2.17%) SOAP
7 2 (2.17%) CSS
7 2 (2.17%) XMPP
7 2 (2.17%) Java EE
7 2 (2.17%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (39.13%) Mainframe
2 26 (28.26%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.43%) DataPower
5 4 (4.35%) Symmetrix DMX
6 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.17%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.17%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 39 (42.39%) AIX
1 39 (42.39%) Linux
2 19 (20.65%) Windows
3 17 (18.48%) UNIX
4 2 (2.17%) zOS
4 2 (2.17%) Solaris
4 2 (2.17%) CentOS
4 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.09%) VMS
5 1 (1.09%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (29.35%) Service Delivery
3 26 (28.26%) Workflow
3 26 (28.26%) Workflow Management
4 17 (18.48%) SOA
5 8 (8.70%) Migration
6 6 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.43%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.43%) ITIL
8 4 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.35%) Capacity Management
9 3 (3.26%) Performance Testing
9 3 (3.26%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.26%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.26%) ETL
9 3 (3.26%) Project Management
10 2 (2.17%) Asset Management
10 2 (2.17%) Data Management
10 2 (2.17%) Identity Management
10 2 (2.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.65%) SQL
2 16 (17.39%) Java
3 11 (11.96%) COBOL
4 10 (10.87%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.17%) Ruby
6 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.17%) BeanShell
7 1 (1.09%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.09%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) MCSE
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.26%) MCSA
3 2 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (10.87%) VMware ESX
1 10 (10.87%) Active Directory
1 10 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.70%) vSphere
3 2 (2.17%) Xen
3 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) SCCM
1 8 (8.70%) SCOM
2 6 (6.52%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.17%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.09%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 60 (65.22%) Oracle
2 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
3 12 (13.04%) EMC
4 11 (11.96%) VMware
5 10 (10.87%) Perforce
6 8 (8.70%) HP
7 7 (7.61%) JBoss
8 6 (6.52%) Symantec
8 6 (6.52%) NetApp
8 6 (6.52%) Lotus
9 5 (5.43%) hybris
9 5 (5.43%) ATG
10 4 (4.35%) CA
10 4 (4.35%) Dell
11 2 (2.17%) Novell
11 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.17%) Sybase
11 2 (2.17%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (2.17%) SAP
11 2 (2.17%) Cognos
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Rate: Unspecified Salary - Day Rate - Negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
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