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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 70 73 79
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing IBM 69 45 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.40% 1.96% 2.12%
As % of the Vendors category 5.75% 4.93% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 20
Average daily rate
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£390 £425 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +33.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £455 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.15 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.97% +27.81%
IBM
England

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
1199 913 1004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 41.69% 39.83% 48.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 537 506
Average daily rate £340 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £461 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 66 70
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -27.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.00 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £43.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 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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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
West Yorkshire -8 52 £375 -11.76% 13
South Yorkshire -2 11 £380 -20.00% 3
North Yorkshire -5 1 £400 - 1
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 43 (36.75%) Linux
2 40 (34.19%) Oracle
3 31 (26.50%) WebSphere
4 30 (25.64%) Windows
5 29 (24.79%) Finance
6 25 (21.37%) VMware
6 25 (21.37%) Java
7 24 (20.51%) DB2
7 24 (20.51%) SAN
7 24 (20.51%) Red Hat
8 23 (19.66%) UNIX
9 22 (18.80%) HP
10 19 (16.24%) XML
11 18 (15.38%) Firewall
12 17 (14.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (14.53%) NAS
13 16 (13.68%) vSphere
13 16 (13.68%) SQL
14 15 (12.82%) JavaScript
14 15 (12.82%) Cisco
14 15 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (11.97%) Banking
15 14 (11.97%) AIX
16 13 (11.11%) HTML
16 13 (11.11%) MySQL
16 13 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (10.26%) Retail
17 12 (10.26%) JSP
17 12 (10.26%) Servlets
17 12 (10.26%) Tomcat

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 31 (26.50%) WebSphere
2 12 (10.26%) Tomcat
3 11 (9.40%) Apache
4 9 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (7.69%) JBoss
5 7 (5.98%) FileNet
5 7 (5.98%) Node.js
6 5 (4.27%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.71%) SAP EP
8 1 (0.85%) CMS
8 1 (0.85%) ATG Dynamo
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.85%) Drupal
8 1 (0.85%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.85%) IIS
8 1 (0.85%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.85%) Documentum
8 1 (0.85%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.71%) MS Project
3 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Unica
2 2 (1.71%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.71%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.51%) SAN
2 18 (15.38%) Firewall
3 17 (14.53%) NAS
4 4 (3.42%) BGP
4 4 (3.42%) EIGRP
4 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.56%) LDAP
5 3 (2.56%) LAN
5 3 (2.56%) WAN
5 3 (2.56%) Internet
5 3 (2.56%) Network Security
5 3 (2.56%) OSPF
6 2 (1.71%) HSRP
6 2 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.71%) MPLS
6 2 (1.71%) VRRP
6 2 (1.71%) VPN
6 2 (1.71%) DNS
6 2 (1.71%) HTTP
7 1 (0.85%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.51%) DB2
2 13 (11.11%) MySQL
3 9 (7.69%) Informix
4 8 (6.84%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.84%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.98%) RDBMS
6 6 (5.13%) Oracle Database
7 5 (4.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.56%) DataStage
9 3 (2.56%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.71%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.85%) Cognos Query Studio
11 1 (0.85%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 1 (0.85%) Cognos Report Studio
11 1 (0.85%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 10 (8.55%) Eclipse
2 9 (7.69%) ClearCase
2 9 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.98%) JIRA
4 6 (5.13%) ClearQuest
5 5 (4.27%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.56%) AccuRev
6 3 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (2.56%) Ant
6 3 (2.56%) Subversion
6 3 (2.56%) Maven
7 1 (0.85%) JUnit
7 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.85%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.85%) JMeter
7 1 (0.85%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (0.85%) Selenium
7 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (24.79%) Finance
2 14 (11.97%) Banking
3 12 (10.26%) Retail
4 6 (5.13%) Games
5 5 (4.27%) Law
6 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.71%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (17.09%) Developer
2 15 (12.82%) Administrator
3 14 (11.97%) Analyst
4 10 (8.55%) Programmer
5 9 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 8 (6.84%) Consultant
6 8 (6.84%) UNIX Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Senior UNIX Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Architect
8 6 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Analyst Programmer
9 5 (4.27%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.27%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (4.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.27%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (4.27%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (4.27%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.24%) XML
2 13 (11.11%) HTML
3 12 (10.26%) JSP
3 12 (10.26%) Servlets
4 11 (9.40%) J2EE
4 11 (9.40%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 10 (8.55%) Ajax
6 9 (7.69%) CSS
7 7 (5.98%) Struts
7 7 (5.98%) Web Services
7 7 (5.98%) Hibernate
7 7 (5.98%) JMS
8 6 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (5.13%) Middleware
8 6 (5.13%) jQuery
8 6 (5.13%) Spring
8 6 (5.13%) RESTful
8 6 (5.13%) XSL
8 6 (5.13%) XSLT
8 6 (5.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.40%) IBM XIV
3 10 (8.55%) Enterprise Storage
4 9 (7.69%) Mainframe
5 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.56%) APACS
6 3 (2.56%) Clustering
6 3 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.71%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.71%) Wiki
7 2 (1.71%) iSeries
8 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.85%) VUI
8 1 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.85%) PMI
8 1 (0.85%) DataPower
8 1 (0.85%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 43 (36.75%) Linux
2 30 (25.64%) Windows
3 23 (19.66%) UNIX
4 17 (14.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (11.97%) AIX
6 7 (5.98%) Solaris
7 4 (3.42%) SUSE
7 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.71%) zOS
8 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (9.40%) Project Management
4 10 (8.55%) Scrum
4 10 (8.55%) Load Balancing
5 9 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (6.84%) ITIL
7 7 (5.98%) SOA
7 7 (5.98%) Change Management
7 7 (5.98%) Asset Management
7 7 (5.98%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (5.98%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (5.98%) Build Automation
8 6 (5.13%) MVC
8 6 (5.13%) UML
8 6 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.27%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.27%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.27%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.37%) Java
2 16 (13.68%) SQL
3 15 (12.82%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.55%) PHP
5 6 (5.13%) XPath
6 5 (4.27%) Perl
7 3 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.56%) BeanShell
8 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.71%) AWK
8 2 (1.71%) Jython
8 2 (1.71%) Python
8 2 (1.71%) C
9 1 (0.85%) C#
9 1 (0.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (4.27%) CISSP
1 5 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (4.27%) Degree
2 4 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (3.42%) CCNP
3 3 (2.56%) CCNA
3 3 (2.56%) ISEB
4 2 (1.71%) CCIE
4 2 (1.71%) CCSP
4 2 (1.71%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.85%) MCTS
5 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.85%) MCP
5 1 (0.85%) MCSE
5 1 (0.85%) MCSA
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (13.68%) vSphere
2 12 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.13%) NFS
4 5 (4.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (4.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (2.56%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.71%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.85%) XenServer
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (6.84%) NetBackup
2 7 (5.98%) Cacti
2 7 (5.98%) SolarWinds Orion
2 7 (5.98%) Salt
2 7 (5.98%) Opsview
2 7 (5.98%) Graphite
2 7 (5.98%) Nagios
3 3 (2.56%) vMotion
3 3 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.71%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.71%) SCCM
5 1 (0.85%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 40 (34.19%) Oracle
2 25 (21.37%) VMware
3 24 (20.51%) Red Hat
4 22 (18.80%) HP
5 15 (12.82%) Cisco
6 12 (10.26%) Veritas
7 11 (9.40%) Microsoft
8 9 (7.69%) SAP
8 9 (7.69%) EMC
8 9 (7.69%) F5
9 7 (5.98%) SolarWinds
10 5 (4.27%) Sun
11 4 (3.42%) Cognos
11 4 (3.42%) NetApp
12 3 (2.56%) Novell
12 3 (2.56%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (2.56%) Citrix
12 3 (2.56%) Sybase
12 3 (2.56%) Teradata
13 2 (1.71%) JD Edwards
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