The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Yorkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 71 83 70
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing IBM 49 28 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.91% 1.36% 1.79%
As % of the Vendors category 4.27% 3.16% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 21
Average daily rate £413 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £475 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
- +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% +43.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £27.49 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-31.79% +24.95%
Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1148 885 1130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 44.63% 42.92% 44.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 413 519
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £221 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 72 61
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.17 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
IBM
England

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -6 37 £425 +6.25% 5
South Yorkshire +5 10 £350 -1.75% 2
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 47 (52.22%) Oracle
2 32 (35.56%) WebSphere
3 30 (33.33%) UNIX
4 29 (32.22%) DB2
5 28 (31.11%) Finance
6 24 (26.67%) Linux
7 21 (23.33%) Windows
8 20 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 18 (20.00%) SQL
10 16 (17.78%) Java
10 16 (17.78%) HP
11 15 (16.67%) SOA
11 15 (16.67%) Oracle Database
12 14 (15.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 14 (15.56%) Mainframe
13 12 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (13.33%) EMC
13 12 (13.33%) COBOL
13 12 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
13 12 (13.33%) VMware
14 11 (12.22%) Oracle ADF
14 11 (12.22%) Perforce
14 11 (12.22%) Data Management
14 11 (12.22%) Oracle BPM
14 11 (12.22%) PL/SQL
14 11 (12.22%) Cisco
14 11 (12.22%) Oracle Forms
14 11 (12.22%) Oracle9i Database
15 10 (11.11%) NetApp
15 10 (11.11%) AIX

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 32 (35.56%) WebSphere
2 12 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (8.89%) CICS
4 7 (7.78%) MS Exchange
4 7 (7.78%) Lync
5 5 (5.56%) Oracle Coherence
5 5 (5.56%) GlassFish
6 4 (4.44%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (3.33%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (3.33%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.22%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (2.22%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.22%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (2.22%) FileNet
9 1 (1.11%) Commerce Server
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (1.11%) TeamSite
9 1 (1.11%) Apache
9 1 (1.11%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (12.22%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.33%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) TCP/IP
1 8 (8.89%) VPN
1 8 (8.89%) Firewall
2 7 (7.78%) Wireless
2 7 (7.78%) IPsec
2 7 (7.78%) MPLS
2 7 (7.78%) HTTP
3 4 (4.44%) SAN
4 2 (2.22%) Internet
4 2 (2.22%) 2G
5 1 (1.11%) NAS
5 1 (1.11%) X.509
5 1 (1.11%) Intranet
5 1 (1.11%) DNS
5 1 (1.11%) LAN
5 1 (1.11%) WAN
5 1 (1.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (32.22%) DB2
2 15 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 12 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (12.22%) Oracle9i Database
5 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
6 7 (7.78%) MySQL
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (12.22%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (7.78%) ClearCase
3 6 (6.67%) ClearQuest
4 4 (4.44%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 3 (3.33%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.33%) Maven
5 3 (3.33%) Selenium
6 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.11%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (31.11%) Finance
2 9 (10.00%) Banking
3 4 (4.44%) Retail
4 3 (3.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (23.33%) Developer
2 11 (12.22%) Administrator
3 9 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 7 (7.78%) Consultant
4 7 (7.78%) Programmer
5 6 (6.67%) WebSphere Administrator
6 5 (5.56%) Systems Programmer
6 5 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Architect
8 3 (3.33%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Project Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) SAP EDI Consultant
9 2 (2.22%) CICS Programmer
9 2 (2.22%) Data Centre Engineer
9 2 (2.22%) Mainframe Programmer
9 2 (2.22%) CICS Systems Programmer
9 2 (2.22%) Technical Leader
9 2 (2.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 11 (12.22%) Oracle ADF
3 9 (10.00%) Web Services
4 7 (7.78%) XML
4 7 (7.78%) XMPP
5 5 (5.56%) Java EE
5 5 (5.56%) WCF
5 5 (5.56%) JAX-WS
5 5 (5.56%) COM
6 4 (4.44%) SOAP
6 4 (4.44%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 3 (3.33%) .NET
7 3 (3.33%) EDI
7 3 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (3.33%) Middleware
8 2 (2.22%) JMS
8 2 (2.22%) JDBC
9 1 (1.11%) JSP
9 1 (1.11%) Struts
9 1 (1.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) Mainframe
2 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.33%) Clustering
2 3 (3.33%) DataPower
3 2 (2.22%) FMCG
4 1 (1.11%) HACMP
4 1 (1.11%) iSeries
4 1 (1.11%) Open Source
4 1 (1.11%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.11%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.11%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 30 (33.33%) UNIX
2 24 (26.67%) Linux
3 21 (23.33%) Windows
4 10 (11.11%) AIX
5 9 (10.00%) zOS
6 8 (8.89%) Solaris
7 6 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.33%) CentOS
9 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.67%) SOA
2 11 (12.22%) Data Management
3 10 (11.11%) Migration
4 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (7.78%) ITIL
5 7 (7.78%) Master Data Management
5 7 (7.78%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (6.67%) Performance Testing
7 5 (5.56%) Workflow
8 4 (4.44%) Workflow Management
8 4 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.33%) Software Deployment
9 3 (3.33%) Change Management
9 3 (3.33%) Regression Testing
9 3 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.00%) SQL
2 16 (17.78%) Java
3 12 (13.33%) COBOL
4 11 (12.22%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.56%) Perl
5 5 (5.56%) C#
6 3 (3.33%) Python
6 3 (3.33%) Korn
6 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.11%) C
7 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.11%) CCNA
1 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.11%) IBM Certification
1 1 (1.11%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (7.78%) Hyper-V
2 7 (7.78%) Xen
2 7 (7.78%) vSphere
3 6 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) SCCM
1 3 (3.33%) SCOM
2 2 (2.22%) SCOrch
2 2 (2.22%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.22%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.22%) Control-M
3 1 (1.11%) Foglight
3 1 (1.11%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 47 (52.22%) Oracle
2 20 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 16 (17.78%) HP
4 12 (13.33%) EMC
4 12 (13.33%) VMware
5 11 (12.22%) Perforce
5 11 (12.22%) Cisco
6 10 (11.11%) NetApp
7 8 (8.89%) Sun
7 8 (8.89%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.44%) BMC
9 3 (3.33%) SAP
9 3 (3.33%) MKS
9 3 (3.33%) Lotus
10 2 (2.22%) Siebel
10 2 (2.22%) Citrix
10 2 (2.22%) Veritas
10 2 (2.22%) Informatica
11 1 (1.11%) CA
11 1 (1.11%) CommVault
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Huxley Associates
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Halifax
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable upon experience
Posted: 22 days ago