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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 72 46 67
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +21
Contract jobs citing IBM 55 53 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.39% 3.17% 2.14%
As % of the Vendors category 5.74% 7.38% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 7
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£424 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £362 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.72 £35.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +77.21%
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
958 718 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 41.63% 42.97% 42.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 395 339
Average daily rate £350 £327 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 37 42
Average hourly rate £13.60 £10.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.47% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.26 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -12 33 £400 -5.88% 10
Halifax -2 15 £450 +5.88% 2
Bradford -11 3 - -
Huddersfield - 1 - - 1
Wakefield - 1 - -
IBM
Yorkshire

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 42 (40.38%) Linux
2 37 (35.58%) WebSphere
3 36 (34.62%) Oracle
4 29 (27.88%) Finance
5 28 (26.92%) DB2
6 25 (24.04%) Windows
7 23 (22.12%) AIX
8 22 (21.15%) UNIX
9 21 (20.19%) SAN
9 21 (20.19%) SQL
10 19 (18.27%) XML
10 19 (18.27%) VMware
11 18 (17.31%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 17 (16.35%) Firewall
12 17 (16.35%) Tomcat
12 17 (16.35%) Mainframe
12 17 (16.35%) vSphere
13 16 (15.38%) ClearCase
14 15 (14.42%) Java
14 15 (14.42%) JavaScript
14 15 (14.42%) NAS
15 14 (13.46%) HTML
15 14 (13.46%) Cisco
15 14 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (12.50%) Red Hat
16 13 (12.50%) ClearQuest
16 13 (12.50%) MySQL
17 12 (11.54%) J2EE
18 11 (10.58%) Project Management
18 11 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 37 (35.58%) WebSphere
2 17 (16.35%) Tomcat
3 10 (9.62%) WebLogic
4 9 (8.65%) JBoss
4 9 (8.65%) Apache
5 7 (6.73%) Node.js
6 5 (4.81%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (4.81%) FileNet
7 2 (1.92%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.96%) CMS
8 1 (0.96%) ATG Dynamo
8 1 (0.96%) SAP EP
8 1 (0.96%) CICS
8 1 (0.96%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) MS Project
1 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.96%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Unica
2 1 (0.96%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.96%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.19%) SAN
2 17 (16.35%) Firewall
3 15 (14.42%) NAS
4 7 (6.73%) HTTP
5 3 (2.88%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.88%) LDAP
5 3 (2.88%) BGP
5 3 (2.88%) EIGRP
6 2 (1.92%) VRRP
6 2 (1.92%) Internet
6 2 (1.92%) MPLS
6 2 (1.92%) OSPF
6 2 (1.92%) Network Security
6 2 (1.92%) VPN
6 2 (1.92%) HSRP
7 1 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.96%) SSL
7 1 (0.96%) LAN
7 1 (0.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.92%) DB2
2 13 (12.50%) MySQL
3 9 (8.65%) Informix
4 7 (6.73%) RDBMS
4 7 (6.73%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.77%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.81%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.88%) DataStage
7 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.88%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.92%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.96%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 16 (15.38%) ClearCase
2 13 (12.50%) ClearQuest
3 11 (10.58%) Jenkins
4 7 (6.73%) JIRA
4 7 (6.73%) Selenium
4 7 (6.73%) JMeter
4 7 (6.73%) JUnit
5 4 (3.85%) Maven
6 3 (2.88%) AccuRev
6 3 (2.88%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.88%) Subversion
7 2 (1.92%) Ant
7 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.96%) Redmine
8 1 (0.96%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.96%) InstallShield
General
1 29 (27.88%) Finance
2 9 (8.65%) Banking
3 6 (5.77%) Retail
3 6 (5.77%) Games
4 4 (3.85%) Law
5 3 (2.88%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.96%) Advertising
6 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (15.38%) Developer
2 14 (13.46%) Analyst
2 14 (13.46%) Consultant
3 13 (12.50%) Administrator
4 8 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (6.73%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (6.73%) UNIX Engineer
5 7 (6.73%) Senior UNIX Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) WebSphere Developer
6 6 (5.77%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (5.77%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.77%) Programmer
7 5 (4.81%) WebSphere Administrator
8 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (3.85%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 3 (2.88%) Support Analyst
9 3 (2.88%) Storage Consultant
9 3 (2.88%) Java Developer
9 3 (2.88%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.27%) XML
2 18 (17.31%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 14 (13.46%) HTML
4 12 (11.54%) J2EE
5 8 (7.69%) JSP
5 8 (7.69%) Servlets
6 5 (4.81%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (4.81%) Ajax
6 5 (4.81%) Web Services
7 4 (3.85%) SOAP
7 4 (3.85%) CSS
8 3 (2.88%) JDBC
8 3 (2.88%) Middleware
8 3 (2.88%) SPML
8 3 (2.88%) SailPoint
9 2 (1.92%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.92%) JMS
9 2 (1.92%) Struts
9 2 (1.92%) .NET
10 1 (0.96%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.35%) Mainframe
2 11 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.65%) IBM XIV
3 9 (8.65%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (6.73%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.88%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.88%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.88%) Replication
5 3 (2.88%) APACS
6 2 (1.92%) Clustering
6 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.92%) AS400
6 2 (1.92%) Wiki
6 2 (1.92%) DataPower
7 1 (0.96%) iSeries
7 1 (0.96%) iPhone
7 1 (0.96%) PMI
7 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.96%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 42 (40.38%) Linux
2 25 (24.04%) Windows
3 23 (22.12%) AIX
4 22 (21.15%) UNIX
5 11 (10.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.85%) zOS
7 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.96%) Android
8 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (10.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (10.58%) Project Management
3 9 (8.65%) Systems Analysis
3 9 (8.65%) Load Balancing
3 9 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 8 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 7 (6.73%) Scrum
5 7 (6.73%) Build Automation
5 7 (6.73%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (6.73%) Technical Analysis
6 6 (5.77%) Line Management
7 5 (4.81%) Migration
7 5 (4.81%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.85%) ITIL
9 3 (2.88%) CRM
9 3 (2.88%) UML
9 3 (2.88%) SOA
9 3 (2.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.19%) SQL
2 15 (14.42%) Java
2 15 (14.42%) JavaScript
3 8 (7.69%) PHP
4 5 (4.81%) Perl
5 3 (2.88%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.88%) BeanShell
6 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.92%) AWK
6 2 (1.92%) Jython
6 2 (1.92%) Python
6 2 (1.92%) C
7 1 (0.96%) C++
7 1 (0.96%) JCL
7 1 (0.96%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.81%) CCNP
3 4 (3.85%) CISSP
3 4 (3.85%) Degree
4 3 (2.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.88%) BC Cleared
4 3 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.92%) CCNA
5 2 (1.92%) CCIE
5 2 (1.92%) CCSP
5 2 (1.92%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.92%) IBM Certification
5 2 (1.92%) IBM WebSphere Certification
6 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) QA
System Software
1 17 (16.35%) vSphere
2 8 (7.69%) NFS
3 5 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.88%) SRDF
5 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.92%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.96%) RACF
6 1 (0.96%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 11 (10.58%) NetBackup
2 7 (6.73%) Nagios
2 7 (6.73%) Salt
2 7 (6.73%) Opsview
2 7 (6.73%) Graphite
2 7 (6.73%) Cacti
2 7 (6.73%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.92%) Puppet
3 2 (1.92%) vMotion
3 2 (1.92%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.92%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.96%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.96%) SCCM
4 1 (0.96%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 36 (34.62%) Oracle
2 19 (18.27%) VMware
3 14 (13.46%) Cisco
4 13 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 10 (9.62%) F5
5 10 (9.62%) HP
6 7 (6.73%) BEA
6 7 (6.73%) Veritas
6 7 (6.73%) ATG
6 7 (6.73%) SolarWinds
6 7 (6.73%) hybris
7 5 (4.81%) NetApp
8 4 (3.85%) EMC
8 4 (3.85%) SAP
8 4 (3.85%) Brocade
9 3 (2.88%) Atlassian
9 3 (2.88%) Sybase
9 3 (2.88%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (2.88%) Novell
9 3 (2.88%) Sun
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