The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
England / Yorkshire
Rank 96 83 81
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing IBM 25 58 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.15% 2.05% 1.98%
As % of the Vendors category 3.00% 5.16% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 26
Median daily rate £440 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £418 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
832 1125 1033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.15% 39.81% 40.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 711 641
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 53 50
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.91 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.70% +6.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Yorkshire region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Yorkshire region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
West Yorkshire -8 20 £440 +28.00% 5
South Yorkshire -16 4 £350 -10.25%
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 26 (30.59%) Mainframe
2 24 (28.24%) Finance
3 20 (23.53%) DB2
4 19 (22.35%) Unix
5 18 (21.18%) CA
5 18 (21.18%) WebSphere
6 17 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 17 (20.00%) Windows
7 16 (18.82%) Oracle
7 16 (18.82%) Linux
7 16 (18.82%) LDAP
7 16 (18.82%) Splunk
8 15 (17.65%) E-Commerce
9 14 (16.47%) zOS
9 14 (16.47%) Test Automation
10 13 (15.29%) Functional Testing
10 13 (15.29%) CA Service Virtualization
10 13 (15.29%) Virtual Environments
10 13 (15.29%) EMC
10 13 (15.29%) CICS
10 13 (15.29%) Syncsort
10 13 (15.29%) OMEGAMON
11 12 (14.12%) Banking
11 12 (14.12%) DevOps
11 12 (14.12%) iPad
12 11 (12.94%) AIX
12 11 (12.94%) VMware
13 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (11.76%) CA Endevor
13 10 (11.76%) Java

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in 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 18 (21.18%) WebSphere
2 13 (15.29%) CICS
3 9 (10.59%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (7.06%) Apache
5 5 (5.88%) Confluence
6 3 (3.53%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.18%) CMS
7 1 (1.18%) DataSynapse
7 1 (1.18%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.18%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.18%) IIS
7 1 (1.18%) JBoss
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.18%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (1.18%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.35%) Unica
2 1 (1.18%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.18%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.18%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) GitHub
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) CloudBees
3 1 (1.18%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.82%) LDAP
2 9 (10.59%) HTTP
2 9 (10.59%) SAN
3 8 (9.41%) FTP
4 7 (8.24%) NAS
5 6 (7.06%) DNS
5 6 (7.06%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.18%) BGP
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.18%) DMVPN
6 1 (1.18%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.18%) FCoE
6 1 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.18%) Firewall
6 1 (1.18%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.18%) LAN
6 1 (1.18%) SSL
6 1 (1.18%) WAN
6 1 (1.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.53%) DB2
2 7 (8.24%) IBM InfoSphere
3 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.53%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.53%) MySQL
5 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.35%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (1.18%) DataStage
6 1 (1.18%) Easytrieve
6 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.18%) HBase
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.18%) Power BI
6 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) JIRA
2 4 (4.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.71%) JMeter
2 4 (4.71%) Maven
3 3 (3.53%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.53%) git-flow
3 3 (3.53%) IntelliJ
4 2 (2.35%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.35%) ClearQuest
4 2 (2.35%) JBehave
4 2 (2.35%) Selenium
5 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.18%) Hudson
5 1 (1.18%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (1.18%) MSTest
5 1 (1.18%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (1.18%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (1.18%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.18%) VersionOne
General
1 24 (28.24%) Finance
2 12 (14.12%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Billing
3 3 (3.53%) Marketing
4 2 (2.35%) Law
4 2 (2.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (25.88%) Administrator
2 12 (14.12%) Consultant
2 12 (14.12%) Developer
3 8 (9.41%) Analyst
4 7 (8.24%) Server Administrator
5 6 (7.06%) Data Consultant
5 6 (7.06%) Data Quality Consultant
5 6 (7.06%) Unix Administrator
5 6 (7.06%) WebSphere Administrator
6 5 (5.88%) Build Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
7 4 (4.71%) Architect
7 4 (4.71%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Deployment Specialist
7 4 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) DevOps Specialist
7 4 (4.71%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (4.71%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (4.71%) z/OS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) JMS
2 8 (9.41%) Middleware
3 6 (7.06%) HTML
3 6 (7.06%) IBM Integration Bus
3 6 (7.06%) ISPF
3 6 (7.06%) Web Services
3 6 (7.06%) XML
4 4 (4.71%) J2EE
4 4 (4.71%) Spring
5 3 (3.53%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (3.53%) OAuth
5 3 (3.53%) OpenID
5 3 (3.53%) SailPoint
5 3 (3.53%) SOAP
5 3 (3.53%) SPML
5 3 (3.53%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.35%) OSGi
7 1 (1.18%) Node.js
7 1 (1.18%) PhoneGap
7 1 (1.18%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.59%) Mainframe
2 12 (14.12%) iPad
3 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.24%) Data Centre
5 6 (7.06%) iSeries
5 6 (7.06%) Symmetrix
6 5 (5.88%) Tandem
7 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
7 4 (4.71%) Replication
8 3 (3.53%) Clustering
8 3 (3.53%) DataPower
8 3 (3.53%) EMC VNX
8 3 (3.53%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.18%) AS400
10 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (1.18%) User Experience
10 1 (1.18%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.35%) Unix
2 17 (20.00%) Windows
3 16 (18.82%) Linux
4 14 (16.47%) zOS
5 11 (12.94%) AIX
6 7 (8.24%) Solaris
7 6 (7.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (7.06%) SUSE
8 4 (4.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (4.71%) VMS
8 4 (4.71%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.18%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 15 (17.65%) E-Commerce
3 14 (16.47%) Test Automation
4 13 (15.29%) Functional Testing
4 13 (15.29%) Virtual Environments
5 12 (14.12%) DevOps
6 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.41%) Service Delivery
8 7 (8.24%) Data Modelling
8 7 (8.24%) ETL
9 5 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.88%) Information Governance
9 5 (5.88%) Scrum
9 5 (5.88%) Service Management
10 4 (4.71%) BDD
10 4 (4.71%) Change Management
10 4 (4.71%) Kanban
10 4 (4.71%) Microservices
10 4 (4.71%) Migration
10 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.76%) Java
2 9 (10.59%) Perl
2 9 (10.59%) SQL
3 6 (7.06%) JCL
4 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.18%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.18%) COBOL
5 1 (1.18%) Fortran
5 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.18%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (1.18%) CCNP
1 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.18%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (9.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 7 (8.24%) NFS
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (8.24%) SRDF
3 6 (7.06%) Veritas File System
4 5 (5.88%) Time Sharing Option
5 4 (4.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (3.53%) NDS
6 3 (3.53%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.53%) vSphere
7 2 (2.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (2.35%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 2 (2.35%) RACF
7 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
8 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.18%) KVM
8 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (1.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (15.29%) CA Service Virtualization
1 13 (15.29%) OMEGAMON
2 10 (11.76%) CA Endevor
3 6 (7.06%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 5 (5.88%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.53%) OpenAM
5 3 (3.53%) vRealize
6 2 (2.35%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (2.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.35%) zSecure
7 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.18%) Control-M
7 1 (1.18%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.18%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.18%) OPNET
7 1 (1.18%) SCCM
7 1 (1.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (21.18%) CA
2 16 (18.82%) Oracle
2 16 (18.82%) Splunk
3 13 (15.29%) EMC
3 13 (15.29%) Syncsort
4 11 (12.94%) VMware
5 10 (11.76%) Veritas
6 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
6 9 (10.59%) SAP
6 9 (10.59%) Sun
7 8 (9.41%) Red Hat
8 7 (8.24%) NetApp
9 5 (5.88%) MuleSoft
10 4 (4.71%) HP
10 4 (4.71%) Sybase
11 3 (3.53%) Axway
11 3 (3.53%) Cisco
11 3 (3.53%) IBM Sterling
11 3 (3.53%) Novell
12 2 (2.35%) BMC