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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 43 65 83
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +18
Contract jobs citing IBM 54 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.17% 2.13% 1.86%
As % of the Vendors category 7.30% 4.89% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 7 12
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£425 £375 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +32.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £295 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £14.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+77.21% -36.29%
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
740 675 870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 43.48% 43.63% 44.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 346 413
Average daily rate £338 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 42 40
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 £11.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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
Halifax +10 23 £425 - 1
Leeds -3 19 £425 +15.25% 7
Bradford -3 1 £450 -
IBM
Yorkshire

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 66 (70.97%) Oracle
2 47 (50.54%) WebSphere
3 45 (48.39%) DB2
4 40 (43.01%) AIX
4 40 (43.01%) Linux
4 40 (43.01%) Mainframe
5 37 (39.78%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 33 (35.48%) ClearQuest
6 33 (35.48%) ClearCase
7 31 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (31.18%) Service Delivery
9 27 (29.03%) Oracle Workflow
9 27 (29.03%) Workflow
9 27 (29.03%) Finance
9 27 (29.03%) Workflow Management
10 22 (23.66%) Management Information System
11 17 (18.28%) SOA
12 16 (17.20%) Windows
12 16 (17.20%) SQL
13 15 (16.13%) UNIX
14 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
15 13 (13.98%) Java
16 11 (11.83%) SQL Server
16 11 (11.83%) TCP/IP
16 11 (11.83%) HP
16 11 (11.83%) EMC
16 11 (11.83%) Migration
16 11 (11.83%) NetApp
17 10 (10.75%) VMware
17 10 (10.75%) COBOL

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 47 (50.54%) WebSphere
2 27 (29.03%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (7.53%) Lync
3 7 (7.53%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.30%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.23%) MQSeries
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (2.15%) IIS
6 2 (2.15%) CICS
6 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.08%) Apache
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.08%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.83%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.53%) VPN
2 7 (7.53%) MPLS
2 7 (7.53%) Firewall
2 7 (7.53%) Wireless
2 7 (7.53%) IPsec
3 5 (5.38%) DNS
3 5 (5.38%) DHCP
4 4 (4.30%) SAN
5 3 (3.23%) FTP
6 1 (1.08%) HTTP
6 1 (1.08%) SMS
6 1 (1.08%) Internet
6 1 (1.08%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (48.39%) DB2
2 11 (11.83%) SQL Server
3 10 (10.75%) Oracle Database
4 9 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (8.60%) Oracle9i Database
6 7 (7.53%) MySQL
7 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.08%) MS Access
9 1 (1.08%) Adabas
9 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.08%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (1.08%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 33 (35.48%) ClearCase
1 33 (35.48%) ClearQuest
2 9 (9.68%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.08%) Subversion
3 1 (1.08%) Maven
3 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (29.03%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Advertising
3 7 (7.53%) Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Retail
4 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 34 (36.56%) Developer
2 15 (16.13%) Administrator
3 12 (12.90%) WebSphere Developer
3 12 (12.90%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 9 (9.68%) WebSphere Specialist
4 9 (9.68%) Oracle Developer
4 9 (9.68%) Consultant
5 8 (8.60%) WebSphere Administrator
6 7 (7.53%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Senior WebSphere Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Storage Administrator
9 4 (4.30%) Migration Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) Technical Leader
10 3 (3.23%) Project Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) SOA Architect
11 2 (2.15%) Oracle Architect
11 2 (2.15%) Infrastructure Architect
11 2 (2.15%) Web Developer
11 2 (2.15%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (39.78%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 9 (9.68%) Oracle ADF
3 7 (7.53%) XMPP
4 6 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (4.30%) Middleware
5 4 (4.30%) Web Services
6 3 (3.23%) XML
6 3 (3.23%) J2EE
6 3 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (2.15%) HTML
7 2 (2.15%) CSS
7 2 (2.15%) XSLT
8 1 (1.08%) JMS
8 1 (1.08%) JDBC
8 1 (1.08%) JSP
8 1 (1.08%) Ajax
8 1 (1.08%) Java EE
8 1 (1.08%) Dojo
8 1 (1.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 40 (43.01%) Mainframe
2 22 (23.66%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.38%) DataPower
4 4 (4.30%) Symmetrix DMX
5 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.08%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.08%) Clustering
6 1 (1.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 40 (43.01%) AIX
1 40 (43.01%) Linux
2 16 (17.20%) Windows
3 15 (16.13%) UNIX
4 2 (2.15%) Solaris
4 2 (2.15%) zOS
4 2 (2.15%) CentOS
4 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.08%) MVS
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (31.18%) Service Delivery
3 27 (29.03%) Workflow
3 27 (29.03%) Workflow Management
4 17 (18.28%) SOA
5 11 (11.83%) Migration
6 9 (9.68%) Data Management
7 7 (7.53%) Master Data Management
7 7 (7.53%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (6.45%) ITIL
9 4 (4.30%) Project Management
10 3 (3.23%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.23%) Data Modelling
10 3 (3.23%) ETL
10 3 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.23%) TOGAF
10 3 (3.23%) Data Migration
10 3 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (3.23%) Capacity Management
11 2 (2.15%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.20%) SQL
2 13 (13.98%) Java
3 10 (10.75%) COBOL
4 9 (9.68%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.08%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.08%) NATURAL
5 1 (1.08%) Ruby
5 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (4.30%) MCSE
1 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.23%) MCSA
3 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) QA
1 2 (2.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (7.53%) Xen
1 7 (7.53%) Hyper-V
1 7 (7.53%) vSphere
1 7 (7.53%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.30%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) SCCM
1 3 (3.23%) SCOM
2 2 (2.15%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.08%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.08%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 66 (70.97%) Oracle
2 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.83%) HP
3 11 (11.83%) EMC
3 11 (11.83%) NetApp
4 10 (10.75%) VMware
5 9 (9.68%) Perforce
6 7 (7.53%) Cisco
7 4 (4.30%) CA
7 4 (4.30%) Dell
7 4 (4.30%) JBoss
8 3 (3.23%) ATG
8 3 (3.23%) hybris
9 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.15%) Informatica
9 2 (2.15%) Cognos
9 2 (2.15%) Citrix
10 1 (1.08%) Siebel
10 1 (1.08%) Unisys
10 1 (1.08%) Lotus