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 24 June 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
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 41 34
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7  
Contract jobs citing IBM 7 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.02% 2.11% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 7.22% 5.63% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Median daily rate £675 £525 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +275.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £405
% change year-on-year - -1.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £28.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.94% -24.00%  

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 Sheffield.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 97 142 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 41.81% 37.47% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 101 62
Median daily rate £450 £500 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +70.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £322 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £745 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £8.50 £9.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.70% -10.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £11.80 £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Sheffield over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Sheffield

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) Intel
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Middleware
2 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (41.67%) SIEM
2 5 (41.67%) Technical Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (41.67%) Cyber Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) OpenDNS
2 5 (41.67%) Maltego
3 4 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (25.00%) MuleSoft
4 3 (25.00%) IT Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Splunk
5 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) JIRA

IBM
Co-occurring 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 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (16.67%) Confluence
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Alfresco
4 1 (8.33%) Apache
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (8.33%) DataSynapse
4 1 (8.33%) Documentum
4 1 (8.33%) Drupal
4 1 (8.33%) FileNet
4 1 (8.33%) IIS
4 1 (8.33%) Liferay
4 1 (8.33%) LiveCycle
4 1 (8.33%) LiveLink
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) OpenDNS
2 2 (16.67%) GitHub
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) NAS
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) FCoE
3 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) LDAP
3 1 (8.33%) Multicast
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Maltego
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) CouchDB
3 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (8.33%) HBase
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 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 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Elastic Stack
1 5 (41.67%) Middleware
2 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) Dojo
3 1 (8.33%) Java EE
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) JSR 170
3 1 (8.33%) OAuth
3 1 (8.33%) Rendezvous
3 1 (8.33%) SAML
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (8.33%) XSD
3 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) SUSE
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Cyber Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SIEM
1 5 (41.67%) Technical Analysis
1 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 4 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Process Management
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) KVM
1 1 (8.33%) NFS
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (8.33%) SRDF
1 1 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) Xen
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Intel
2 3 (25.00%) MuleSoft
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (16.67%) EMC
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Splunk
3 2 (16.67%) TIBCO
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Google
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Interwoven
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) OpenText
4 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
4 1 (8.33%) Sybase
4 1 (8.33%) Veritas
4 1 (8.33%) Vignette
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Xerox