The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 44 48 26
Rank change year-on-year +4 -22  
Contract jobs citing IBM 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.34% 1.16% 2.31%
As % of the Vendors category 4.59% 2.27% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £425 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.10% +15.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £413 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £513 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year +30.43% +1.76%  

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 Sheffield.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 109 220 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 29.30% 50.93% 40.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 141 61
Median daily rate £425 £400 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +27.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £750 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 9
Median hourly rate - £13.15 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +31.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing IBM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Sheffield

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Sheffield

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Sheffield

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for IBM.

1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
1 8 (66.67%) EMC
1 8 (66.67%) SAN
2 7 (58.33%) NetApp
2 7 (58.33%) Veritas
2 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 7 (58.33%) NFS
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) LDAP
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (58.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 7 (58.33%) SRDF
3 6 (50.00%) Veritas File System
3 6 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 6 (50.00%) AIX
3 6 (50.00%) Solaris
3 6 (50.00%) Perl
3 6 (50.00%) Symmetrix
3 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (50.00%) DNS
3 6 (50.00%) Sun
3 6 (50.00%) NAS
4 5 (41.67%) Change Management
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (41.67%) SUSE
5 4 (33.33%) Replication
5 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (33.33%) Unix

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) Confluence
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Alfresco
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (8.33%) DataSynapse
3 1 (8.33%) Documentum
3 1 (8.33%) Drupal
3 1 (8.33%) FileNet
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) Liferay
3 1 (8.33%) LiveCycle
3 1 (8.33%) LiveLink
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) GitHub
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) SAN
2 7 (58.33%) LDAP
3 6 (50.00%) DNS
3 6 (50.00%) NAS
3 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) HTTP
5 1 (8.33%) FCoE
5 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) Multicast
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) CouchDB
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) HBase
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Administrator
2 5 (41.67%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (25.00%) Architect
5 2 (16.67%) AIX Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) SAN Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Server Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Wintel Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) Wintel Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) Angular 2
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Avro
3 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) React
3 1 (8.33%) Rendezvous
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) SAML
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) XSD
3 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Symmetrix
2 4 (33.33%) Replication
3 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) AIX
3 6 (50.00%) Solaris
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (41.67%) SUSE
5 4 (33.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (33.33%) Unix
5 4 (33.33%) VMS
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) Process Management
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) NFS
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle RAC
1 7 (58.33%) SRDF
1 7 (58.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 6 (50.00%) Veritas File System
3 3 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) KVM
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) EMC
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) NetApp
2 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 7 (58.33%) Veritas
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) Sun
4 3 (25.00%) MuleSoft
5 2 (16.67%) Splunk
5 2 (16.67%) TIBCO
6 1 (8.33%) Adobe
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) Google
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Intel
6 1 (8.33%) Interwoven
6 1 (8.33%) OpenText
6 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
6 1 (8.33%) Sybase
6 1 (8.33%) Vignette