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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
England / Yorkshire
Rank 78 78 91
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Contract jobs citing IBM 44 57 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.03% 2.00% 1.78%
As % of the Vendors category 4.95% 5.15% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 22
Median daily rate £400 £400 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £378
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +9.27%
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
888 1107 1006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 40.98% 38.92% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 656 634
Median daily rate £375 £395 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 59 45
Median hourly rate £12.38 £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.16% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +3 36 £500 +31.14% 3
South Yorkshire -10 7 £350 -12.50%
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 (27.96%) Mainframe
2 24 (25.81%) Unix
2 24 (25.81%) Finance
3 23 (24.73%) CA
4 22 (23.66%) DB2
5 21 (22.58%) Windows
6 18 (19.35%) WebSphere
7 17 (18.28%) Oracle
7 17 (18.28%) Linux
7 17 (18.28%) Unit Testing
8 16 (17.20%) Splunk
8 16 (17.20%) LDAP
8 16 (17.20%) EMC
9 14 (15.05%) E-Commerce
9 14 (15.05%) Test Automation
10 13 (13.98%) Syncsort
10 13 (13.98%) Functional Testing
10 13 (13.98%) CA Service Virtualization
10 13 (13.98%) Virtual Environments
10 13 (13.98%) CICS
10 13 (13.98%) OMEGAMON
10 13 (13.98%) VMware
11 12 (12.90%) Java
11 12 (12.90%) SQL
11 12 (12.90%) DevOps
11 12 (12.90%) iPad
12 11 (11.83%) Perl
12 11 (11.83%) AIX
12 11 (11.83%) zOS
13 10 (10.75%) Veritas

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 (19.35%) WebSphere
2 13 (13.98%) CICS
3 8 (8.60%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (7.53%) Apache
5 4 (4.30%) Confluence
6 3 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (2.15%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (2.15%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (2.15%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.15%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.08%) CMS
8 1 (1.08%) FileNet
8 1 (1.08%) IBM Domino
8 1 (1.08%) IIS
8 1 (1.08%) JBoss
8 1 (1.08%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.08%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.15%) Unica
3 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.08%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.08%) Temenos T24
3 1 (1.08%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.15%) GitHub
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) CloudBees
2 1 (1.08%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.20%) LDAP
2 9 (9.68%) HTTP
2 9 (9.68%) SAN
3 7 (7.53%) FTP
3 7 (7.53%) NAS
4 6 (6.45%) DNS
4 6 (6.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.15%) BGP
5 2 (2.15%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.15%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.15%) DMZ
5 2 (2.15%) EIGRP
5 2 (2.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (2.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (2.15%) OSPF
5 2 (2.15%) WLAN
6 1 (1.08%) FCoE
6 1 (1.08%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.08%) Multicast
6 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.66%) DB2
2 9 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.53%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.23%) MySQL
5 2 (2.15%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.08%) DataStage
6 1 (1.08%) Easytrieve
6 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.08%) HBase
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) JIRA
2 4 (4.30%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.30%) JMeter
2 4 (4.30%) Maven
3 3 (3.23%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.23%) git-flow
3 3 (3.23%) IntelliJ
3 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.15%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.15%) ClearQuest
4 2 (2.15%) JBehave
4 2 (2.15%) Selenium
5 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.08%) Hudson
5 1 (1.08%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (1.08%) MSTest
5 1 (1.08%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (1.08%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (1.08%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.08%) VersionOne
General
1 24 (25.81%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Banking
3 3 (3.23%) Billing
3 3 (3.23%) Marketing
3 3 (3.23%) Retail
4 2 (2.15%) Law
5 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (25.81%) Administrator
2 14 (15.05%) Consultant
3 13 (13.98%) Analyst
4 9 (9.68%) Developer
5 6 (6.45%) Data Consultant
5 6 (6.45%) Data Quality Consultant
5 6 (6.45%) Server Administrator
5 6 (6.45%) Unix Administrator
6 5 (5.38%) Build Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (5.38%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (5.38%) WebSphere Administrator
7 4 (4.30%) Architect
7 4 (4.30%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.30%) DB2 DBA
7 4 (4.30%) DBA
7 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 4 (4.30%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Team Leader
7 4 (4.30%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.68%) IBM Integration Bus
2 8 (8.60%) JMS
3 6 (6.45%) HTML
3 6 (6.45%) Middleware
3 6 (6.45%) Web Services
3 6 (6.45%) XML
4 4 (4.30%) J2EE
4 4 (4.30%) Spring
4 4 (4.30%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (3.23%) ISPF
5 3 (3.23%) OAuth
5 3 (3.23%) OpenID
5 3 (3.23%) SailPoint
5 3 (3.23%) SOAP
5 3 (3.23%) SPML
5 3 (3.23%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.15%) OSGi
7 1 (1.08%) Node.js
7 1 (1.08%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.96%) Mainframe
2 12 (12.90%) iPad
3 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.45%) iSeries
4 6 (6.45%) Symmetrix
5 5 (5.38%) Clustering
5 5 (5.38%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.38%) DataPower
5 5 (5.38%) EMC VNX
5 5 (5.38%) Replication
6 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.23%) VCE vBlock
8 2 (2.15%) AS400
8 2 (2.15%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.15%) Tandem
9 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (1.08%) Social Network
9 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.81%) Unix
2 21 (22.58%) Windows
3 17 (18.28%) Linux
4 11 (11.83%) AIX
4 11 (11.83%) zOS
5 7 (7.53%) Solaris
6 6 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.45%) SUSE
6 6 (6.45%) Windows Server
7 4 (4.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (4.30%) VMS
8 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.28%) Unit Testing
2 14 (15.05%) E-Commerce
2 14 (15.05%) Test Automation
3 13 (13.98%) Functional Testing
3 13 (13.98%) Virtual Environments
4 12 (12.90%) DevOps
5 10 (10.75%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.53%) Data Modelling
7 6 (6.45%) CRM
7 6 (6.45%) ETL
7 6 (6.45%) Migration
7 6 (6.45%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.38%) Information Governance
8 5 (5.38%) Scrum
9 4 (4.30%) BDD
9 4 (4.30%) Change Management
9 4 (4.30%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.30%) Kanban
9 4 (4.30%) Microservices
9 4 (4.30%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.90%) Java
1 12 (12.90%) SQL
2 11 (11.83%) Perl
3 3 (3.23%) JCL
4 2 (2.15%) COBOL
4 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.08%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.08%) Fortran
5 1 (1.08%) Jython
5 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.08%) REXX
5 1 (1.08%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (2.15%) CCNP
1 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.08%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.08%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (8.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 7 (7.53%) NFS
2 7 (7.53%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (7.53%) SRDF
3 6 (6.45%) Veritas File System
3 6 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.38%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.30%) Active Directory
5 4 (4.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (3.23%) NDS
6 3 (3.23%) vSphere
7 2 (2.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (2.15%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.15%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 2 (2.15%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.08%) RACF
8 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (13.98%) CA Service Virtualization
1 13 (13.98%) OMEGAMON
2 10 (10.75%) CA Endevor
3 7 (7.53%) NetBackup
4 6 (6.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 5 (5.38%) vRealize
6 3 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (3.23%) OpenAM
6 3 (3.23%) SCCM
6 3 (3.23%) SCOM
7 2 (2.15%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (2.15%) OPNET
7 2 (2.15%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (2.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.08%) Control-M
8 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (1.08%) zSecure
Vendors
1 23 (24.73%) CA
2 17 (18.28%) Oracle
3 16 (17.20%) EMC
3 16 (17.20%) Splunk
4 13 (13.98%) Syncsort
4 13 (13.98%) VMware
5 10 (10.75%) Veritas
6 9 (9.68%) SAP
6 9 (9.68%) Sun
7 7 (7.53%) BMC
7 7 (7.53%) NetApp
7 7 (7.53%) Red Hat
8 6 (6.45%) Cisco
9 5 (5.38%) HP
9 5 (5.38%) Microsoft
10 4 (4.30%) MuleSoft
10 4 (4.30%) Sybase
11 3 (3.23%) Novell
11 3 (3.23%) Symantec
12 2 (2.15%) Blue Coat