Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

IBM
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 25 17
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8 -1
Contract jobs citing IBM 4 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 3.81% 3.13% 7.58%
As % of the Vendors category 14.29% 12.73% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 10
Halifax median daily rate - £450 £450
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £45.00

IBM is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Halifax.

All Vendors
Halifax
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 28 55 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 26.67% 24.55% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 41 39
Halifax median daily rate £350 £425 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +8.28% -7.65%
10th Percentile £199 £290 £286
90th Percentile £455 £500 £500
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +6.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Halifax median hourly rate £12.16 £9.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.03% -24.00% -8.05%
10th Percentile £9.10 £9.25 £9.60
90th Percentile £15.10 £9.75 £18.15
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +1.43% -3.45% +23.80%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Halifax.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Halifax

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IBM in Halifax.

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Halifax region with a requirement for IBM.

1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) DataPower
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (50.00%) JDBC
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) LDAP
3 2 (50.00%) JMS
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) SSH
3 2 (50.00%) Web 2.0
3 2 (50.00%) Presales
3 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) ISPF
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (25.00%) ACF2

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 2 (50.00%) SSH
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Portal Developer
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Developer
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Portal Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) JDBC
1 2 (50.00%) JMS
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) ISPF
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) DataPower
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JCL
2 1 (25.00%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) ACF2
1 1 (25.00%) RACF
1 1 (25.00%) Time Sharing Option