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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 98 65 48
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -17
Contract jobs citing IBM 25 69 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.32% 3.02% 3.21%
As % of the Vendors category 3.56% 7.50% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 36 37
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £423 £420
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £31.44 £29.51
% change year-on-year
+15.29% +6.53%
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
703 920 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 37.10% 40.26% 42.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 544 377
Median daily rate £400 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 61 37
Median hourly rate £12.63 £13.41 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.85% +27.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -21 16 £450 +12.85% 1
Halifax -4 4 £450 -
Wakefield -4 2 £450 -
Pudsey - 2 - -
IBM
Yorkshire

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 26 (38.81%) Finance
2 18 (26.87%) Unix
2 18 (26.87%) Windows
3 17 (25.37%) Oracle
3 17 (25.37%) Data Analysis
4 15 (22.39%) Data Mapping
5 14 (20.90%) WebSphere
6 13 (19.40%) Data Modelling
6 13 (19.40%) Data Quality
7 12 (17.91%) Data Governance
7 12 (17.91%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
7 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (17.91%) VMware
8 11 (16.42%) Banking
8 11 (16.42%) Linux
8 11 (16.42%) IBM InfoSphere
9 10 (14.93%) Java
9 10 (14.93%) Cisco
9 10 (14.93%) Quality Management
9 10 (14.93%) Migration
9 10 (14.93%) Data Management
9 10 (14.93%) Information Management
10 9 (13.43%) Business Analysis
10 9 (13.43%) Degree
10 9 (13.43%) Mainframe
10 9 (13.43%) HP
10 9 (13.43%) Star Schema
10 9 (13.43%) SQL
10 9 (13.43%) AIX

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (20.90%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.46%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 4 (5.97%) FileNet
4 3 (4.48%) Apache
5 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.49%) CICS
6 1 (1.49%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.49%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.49%) JBoss
6 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.49%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (1.49%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Maximo
2 1 (1.49%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.49%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.49%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) FTP
2 4 (5.97%) BGP
2 4 (5.97%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (5.97%) EIGRP
2 4 (5.97%) OSPF
2 4 (5.97%) TACACS
3 3 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (4.48%) DMZ
3 3 (4.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (4.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (4.48%) Firewall
3 3 (4.48%) LDAP
3 3 (4.48%) WLAN
4 2 (2.99%) Internet
4 2 (2.99%) LAN
4 2 (2.99%) Network Security
4 2 (2.99%) SAN
4 2 (2.99%) WAN
5 1 (1.49%) NAS
5 1 (1.49%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.42%) IBM InfoSphere
3 9 (13.43%) Star Schema
4 6 (8.96%) MySQL
4 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.97%) DB2
6 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.49%) Big Data
7 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.49%) Informix
7 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Git (software)
1 7 (10.45%) JIRA
2 6 (8.96%) Cucumber
2 6 (8.96%) JMeter
2 6 (8.96%) LoadRunner
2 6 (8.96%) Maven
3 5 (7.46%) Gatling
3 5 (7.46%) SilkPerformer
3 5 (7.46%) SoapUI
3 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.46%) VisualVM
3 5 (7.46%) YourKit
4 4 (5.97%) The Grinder
5 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.48%) UltraEdit
6 2 (2.99%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.99%) ClearQuest
6 2 (2.99%) Hudson
6 2 (2.99%) Rational Performance Tester
6 2 (2.99%) Subversion
General
1 26 (38.81%) Finance
2 11 (16.42%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Games
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Administrator
2 12 (17.91%) Analyst
2 12 (17.91%) Data Analyst
3 10 (14.93%) Data Modeller
4 7 (10.45%) Consultant
4 7 (10.45%) Developer
4 7 (10.45%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) Senior Data Modeller
4 7 (10.45%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.97%) FileNet Administrator
5 4 (5.97%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Applications Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Architect
6 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 3 (4.48%) Maximo Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Team Leader
6 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Administrator
7 2 (2.99%) DBA
7 2 (2.99%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) XML
2 6 (8.96%) Hibernate
2 6 (8.96%) Spring
3 5 (7.46%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.97%) HTML
4 4 (5.97%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (4.48%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (4.48%) JSON
5 3 (4.48%) Middleware
5 3 (4.48%) OAuth
5 3 (4.48%) OpenID
5 3 (4.48%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (4.48%) SailPoint
5 3 (4.48%) Servlets
5 3 (4.48%) SOAP
5 3 (4.48%) SPML
6 2 (2.99%) J2EE
6 2 (2.99%) LAMP
6 2 (2.99%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.49%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Mainframe
2 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.94%) Data Structures
3 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.46%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.46%) DataPower
5 4 (5.97%) EMC VNX
5 4 (5.97%) VCE vBlock
6 3 (4.48%) iSeries
7 2 (2.99%) CLARiiON
7 2 (2.99%) Clustering
7 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.99%) IBM XIV
7 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.49%) AS400
8 1 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.49%) Symmetrix
8 1 (1.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.87%) Unix
1 18 (26.87%) Windows
2 11 (16.42%) Linux
3 9 (13.43%) AIX
4 6 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.99%) HPUX
6 2 (2.99%) SUSE
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) Data Analysis
2 15 (22.39%) Data Mapping
3 13 (19.40%) Data Modelling
4 12 (17.91%) Data Governance
5 10 (14.93%) Data Management
5 10 (14.93%) Information Management
5 10 (14.93%) Migration
5 10 (14.93%) Quality Management
6 9 (13.43%) Business Analysis
7 8 (11.94%) Coaching
7 8 (11.94%) Time Management
8 6 (8.96%) Data Cleansing
8 6 (8.96%) Data Migration
9 5 (7.46%) People Management
9 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.97%) E-Discovery
10 4 (5.97%) Service Management
11 3 (4.48%) High Availability
11 3 (4.48%) Performance Management
11 3 (4.48%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.93%) Java
2 9 (13.43%) SQL
3 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.46%) CoffeeScript
4 5 (7.46%) Python
4 5 (7.46%) Ruby
4 5 (7.46%) Scala
5 4 (5.97%) C
5 4 (5.97%) VBA
5 4 (5.97%) VBScript
6 2 (2.99%) PHP
7 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.49%) JCL
7 1 (1.49%) Perl
7 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.49%) RPG
7 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) CCNP
2 5 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.99%) CCDE
3 2 (2.99%) CCDP
3 2 (2.99%) CCIE
3 2 (2.99%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.49%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.49%) CCNA
4 1 (1.49%) CCSP
4 1 (1.49%) CISSP
4 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.40%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.99%) QA
3 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.46%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.48%) NDS
4 2 (2.99%) KVM
4 2 (2.99%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 2 (2.99%) PowerHA
4 2 (2.99%) Xen
5 1 (1.49%) ACF2
5 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.49%) Docker
5 1 (1.49%) RACF
5 1 (1.49%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) NetBackup
2 4 (5.97%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (5.97%) SCCM
2 4 (5.97%) SCOM
2 4 (5.97%) vRealize
3 3 (4.48%) HP UCMDB
3 3 (4.48%) OpenAM
3 3 (4.48%) OPNET
3 3 (4.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.49%) Ansible
4 1 (1.49%) Cacti
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.49%) Graphite
4 1 (1.49%) Nagios
4 1 (1.49%) Opsview
4 1 (1.49%) Puppet
4 1 (1.49%) Salt
4 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.49%) zSecure
Vendors
1 17 (25.37%) Oracle
2 12 (17.91%) VMware
3 10 (14.93%) Cisco
4 9 (13.43%) HP
5 8 (11.94%) EMC
6 6 (8.96%) Red Hat
7 5 (7.46%) AppDynamics
7 5 (7.46%) CA
7 5 (7.46%) Dynatrace
7 5 (7.46%) F5
7 5 (7.46%) New Relic
7 5 (7.46%) Symantec
8 3 (4.48%) Blue Coat
8 3 (4.48%) BMC
8 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.48%) Motorola
8 3 (4.48%) Splunk
8 3 (4.48%) Sun
8 3 (4.48%) Sybase
8 3 (4.48%) TippingPoint