Period
to 27 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 27 July 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
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 104 99
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5 -18
Contract jobs citing IBM 39 50 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.81% 1.66% 1.84%
As % of the Vendors category 5.09% 4.78% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 31
Leeds median daily rate £420 £376 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.63% +0.33% -1.64%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £325
90th Percentile £510 £401 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Leeds median hourly rate - £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00% -30.00%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £17.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -56.25% -20.00%

IBM is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 766 1045 1237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 35.53% 34.64% 42.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 723 812
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% -2.86%
10th Percentile £282 £288 £213
90th Percentile £538 £575 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £345
% change year-on-year - +15.94% -1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 30
Leeds median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +4.58%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.85 £9.18
90th Percentile £24.50 £20.00 £37.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.94
% change year-on-year +9.23% -6.71% +21.17%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Leeds

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Leeds

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Leeds over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Leeds

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Leeds region with a requirement for IBM.

1 15 (38.46%) HP
2 13 (33.33%) Finance
3 12 (30.77%) Data Centre
4 10 (25.64%) F5
4 10 (25.64%) Firewall
4 10 (25.64%) Cisco
4 10 (25.64%) Java
4 10 (25.64%) Linux
5 9 (23.08%) AIX
5 9 (23.08%) SQL
5 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 8 (20.51%) DataPower
7 7 (17.95%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (17.95%) Data Integration
7 7 (17.95%) TippingPoint
7 7 (17.95%) Splunk
7 7 (17.95%) Data Quality
7 7 (17.95%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (17.95%) DMVPN
7 7 (17.95%) IOS XR
7 7 (17.95%) FortiGate
7 7 (17.95%) HP UCMDB
7 7 (17.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (17.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (17.95%) BGP
7 7 (17.95%) EIGRP
7 7 (17.95%) CCNP
7 7 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (17.95%) BMC
7 7 (17.95%) Motorola

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 7 (17.95%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (2.56%) JBoss
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (17.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Firewall
2 7 (17.95%) BGP
2 7 (17.95%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (17.95%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (17.95%) DMVPN
2 7 (17.95%) EIGRP
2 7 (17.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 7 (17.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (17.95%) IOS XR
2 7 (17.95%) WLAN
3 4 (10.26%) LDAP
4 3 (7.69%) DNS
4 3 (7.69%) NAS
5 2 (5.13%) Internet
5 2 (5.13%) SSL
6 1 (2.56%) DMZ
6 1 (2.56%) VLAN
6 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) MongoDB
1 5 (12.82%) NoSQL
1 5 (12.82%) Pentaho
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.13%) DataStage
3 2 (5.13%) DB2
3 2 (5.13%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (5.13%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (2.56%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (2.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (2.56%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (5.13%) ClearCase
2 2 (5.13%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Games
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Architect
2 7 (17.95%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) WebSphere Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Cognos Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) IT Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Server Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
1 3 (7.69%) J2EE
2 2 (5.13%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) JSON
3 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 8 (20.51%) DataPower
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (2.56%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Linux
2 9 (23.08%) AIX
3 6 (15.38%) Unix
4 5 (12.82%) Solaris
4 5 (12.82%) Windows
5 2 (5.13%) zOS
6 1 (2.56%) CentOS
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.56%) SUSE
6 1 (2.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Data Integration
2 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.82%) Analytics
3 5 (12.82%) Change Management
3 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
4 4 (10.26%) Business Development
4 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
4 4 (10.26%) High Availability
4 4 (10.26%) ITIL
4 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
4 4 (10.26%) Migration
4 4 (10.26%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (10.26%) Performance Engineering
4 4 (10.26%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (10.26%) System Testing
5 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.69%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (7.69%) Project Management
5 3 (7.69%) Scrum
5 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) Java
2 9 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) C
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (5.13%) Jython
4 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) CCNP
1 7 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) RACF
3 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (17.95%) FortiGate
1 7 (17.95%) HP UCMDB
1 7 (17.95%) OPNET
2 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.56%) zSecure
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) HP
2 10 (25.64%) Cisco
2 10 (25.64%) F5
3 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.95%) Blue Coat
4 7 (17.95%) BMC
4 7 (17.95%) Fortinet
4 7 (17.95%) Motorola
4 7 (17.95%) Oracle
4 7 (17.95%) Splunk
4 7 (17.95%) TippingPoint
5 5 (12.82%) Informatica
5 5 (12.82%) Sun
5 5 (12.82%) Talend
6 4 (10.26%) Cognos
6 4 (10.26%) NetApp
7 3 (7.69%) EMC
7 3 (7.69%) Infoblox
7 3 (7.69%) VMware
8 2 (5.13%) Intel