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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 94 88 94
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing IBM 46 43 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.59% 1.71% 1.33%
As % of the Vendors category 3.53% 3.98% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £289 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £486 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +79.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -17.27%
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
1302 1080 887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 45.04% 43.01% 43.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 679 427
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 70 68
Average hourly rate £16.72 £12.88 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.86% -0.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £10.00 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 37 £375 -9.09% 7
North Yorkshire +2 5 £400 - 2
South Yorkshire -19 4 £250 -28.57%
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 31 (33.33%) Oracle
2 25 (26.88%) Finance
3 24 (25.81%) Linux
4 23 (24.73%) WebSphere
5 21 (22.58%) VMware
6 20 (21.51%) Windows
7 18 (19.35%) DB2
7 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
7 18 (19.35%) HP
8 17 (18.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (18.28%) Banking
9 16 (17.20%) MS Excel
10 15 (16.13%) Java
10 15 (16.13%) Red Hat
10 15 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (15.05%) Asset Management
11 14 (15.05%) SQL
11 14 (15.05%) XML
11 14 (15.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (13.98%) JavaScript
12 13 (13.98%) SAN
13 12 (12.90%) Cisco
13 12 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (11.83%) HTML
14 11 (11.83%) UNIX
14 11 (11.83%) Apache
14 11 (11.83%) Firewall
15 10 (10.75%) Eclipse
15 10 (10.75%) Software Licensing
16 9 (9.68%) NAS

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 23 (24.73%) WebSphere
2 11 (11.83%) Apache
3 9 (9.68%) JBoss
3 9 (9.68%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (5.38%) Node.js
6 3 (3.23%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.23%) IIS
6 3 (3.23%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (2.15%) SAP EP
7 2 (2.15%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (2.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.08%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.08%) Drupal
8 1 (1.08%) Quickr
8 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.08%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.08%) Documentum
8 1 (1.08%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (17.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.15%) MS Project
3 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Maximo
2 2 (2.15%) Unica
2 2 (2.15%) SAP SRM
2 2 (2.15%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.08%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.98%) SAN
2 11 (11.83%) Firewall
3 9 (9.68%) NAS
4 5 (5.38%) LAN
4 5 (5.38%) WAN
5 4 (4.30%) Internet
5 4 (4.30%) HTTP
6 3 (3.23%) DNS
7 2 (2.15%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.15%) OSPF
7 2 (2.15%) BGP
7 2 (2.15%) Multicast
7 2 (2.15%) FCoE
7 2 (2.15%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.15%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.08%) FWSM
8 1 (1.08%) HSRP
8 1 (1.08%) VoIP
8 1 (1.08%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.35%) DB2
2 9 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.60%) MySQL
4 7 (7.53%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.53%) Informix
5 5 (5.38%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.15%) SAP BW
7 2 (2.15%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (2.15%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.08%) HBase
8 1 (1.08%) Cognos Query Studio
8 1 (1.08%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 1 (1.08%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (1.08%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (1.08%) Cognos Event Studio
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.08%) OLAP
8 1 (1.08%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Eclipse
2 5 (5.38%) Jasmine
2 5 (5.38%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.38%) JIRA
3 4 (4.30%) ClearCase
4 3 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.08%) Selenium
5 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.08%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (1.08%) Ant
5 1 (1.08%) JUnit
5 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.08%) InstallShield
5 1 (1.08%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.08%) JMeter
5 1 (1.08%) Maven
5 1 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 25 (26.88%) Finance
2 17 (18.28%) Banking
3 9 (9.68%) Retail
4 6 (6.45%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.38%) Law
5 5 (5.38%) Games
6 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.08%) Advertising
7 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (11.83%) Architect
1 11 (11.83%) Developer
2 9 (9.68%) Java Developer
3 8 (8.60%) Software Manager
3 8 (8.60%) Analyst
4 7 (7.53%) Consultant
4 7 (7.53%) Administrator
5 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Software Licensing Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.38%) UNIX Engineer
6 5 (5.38%) Senior UNIX Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Data Architect
7 4 (4.30%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.23%) Designer
8 3 (3.23%) Software Asset Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.05%) XML
2 11 (11.83%) HTML
3 9 (9.68%) XSLT
3 9 (9.68%) Ajax
4 8 (8.60%) J2EE
4 8 (8.60%) Middleware
5 7 (7.53%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (7.53%) JMS
5 7 (7.53%) Struts
5 7 (7.53%) Web Services
5 7 (7.53%) Hibernate
6 6 (6.45%) Spring
6 6 (6.45%) XSL
6 6 (6.45%) XHTML
6 6 (6.45%) J2SE
6 6 (6.45%) CSS
6 6 (6.45%) JSP
6 6 (6.45%) Servlets
6 6 (6.45%) RESTful
6 6 (6.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Enterprise Storage
1 8 (8.60%) IBM XIV
2 5 (5.38%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.30%) Clustering
3 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.23%) iSeries
5 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.15%) IVR
5 2 (2.15%) Wiki
5 2 (2.15%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.08%) DataPower
6 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.08%) VUI
6 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.08%) PMI
6 1 (1.08%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.08%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.81%) Linux
2 20 (21.51%) Windows
3 12 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (11.83%) UNIX
5 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.30%) Solaris
7 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.15%) zOS
8 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.15%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.08%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.28%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.05%) Asset Management
4 10 (10.75%) Software Licensing
5 9 (9.68%) SOA
5 9 (9.68%) ITIL
6 8 (8.60%) Scrum
7 7 (7.53%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (7.53%) Software Asset Management
7 7 (7.53%) Load Balancing
8 6 (6.45%) Change Management
8 6 (6.45%) MVC
8 6 (6.45%) UML
8 6 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.38%) BDD
9 5 (5.38%) Build Automation
9 5 (5.38%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.38%) Project Management
9 5 (5.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.13%) Java
2 14 (15.05%) SQL
3 13 (13.98%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.60%) PHP
5 6 (6.45%) XPath
6 1 (1.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (4.30%) Degree
2 3 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.23%) CCNP
2 3 (3.23%) ISEB
2 3 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.15%) CISSP
3 2 (2.15%) CCNA
4 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.08%) MCSE
4 1 (1.08%) MCSA
4 1 (1.08%) MCP
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.08%) CCIE
4 1 (1.08%) CCSP
4 1 (1.08%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (15.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.68%) vSphere
3 4 (4.30%) NFS
4 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.15%) Xen
5 2 (2.15%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.15%) KVM
5 2 (2.15%) SRDF
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.08%) XenServer
6 1 (1.08%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.38%) SolarWinds Orion
1 5 (5.38%) Cacti
1 5 (5.38%) Graphite
1 5 (5.38%) Salt
1 5 (5.38%) Opsview
1 5 (5.38%) Nagios
1 5 (5.38%) NetBackup
2 4 (4.30%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.30%) SCCM
3 2 (2.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.15%) vMotion
4 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (33.33%) Oracle
2 21 (22.58%) VMware
3 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 18 (19.35%) HP
4 15 (16.13%) Red Hat
5 12 (12.90%) Cisco
6 7 (7.53%) SAP
6 7 (7.53%) Cognos
7 6 (6.45%) EMC
8 5 (5.38%) SolarWinds
8 5 (5.38%) F5
8 5 (5.38%) NetApp
8 5 (5.38%) Veritas
8 5 (5.38%) Teradata
9 4 (4.30%) Citrix
10 2 (2.15%) DataSynapse
10 2 (2.15%) Fujitsu
10 2 (2.15%) JD Edwards
10 2 (2.15%) TIBCO
10 2 (2.15%) Symantec
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago