Period
to 16 December 2018

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 6 months to 16 December 2018 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
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 47 49
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing IBM 17 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.63% 3.22% 2.78%
As % of the Vendors category 6.59% 8.36% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 15
Sheffield median daily rate £400 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% -5.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £334 £403 £338
90th Percentile £485 £738 £550
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £475 £350
% change year-on-year -15.79% +35.71% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Sheffield.

All Vendors
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 258 275 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 39.88% 38.46% 33.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 157 216
Sheffield median daily rate £400 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £257 £313 £261
90th Percentile £538 £615 £569
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 7
Sheffield median hourly rate £13.56 £20.66 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.37% +58.88% +5.26%
10th Percentile £9.03 £12.25 £10.78
90th Percentile £43.25 £28.39 £19.60
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £20.66 £15.25
% change year-on-year -29.80% +35.44% +26.95%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

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 6 months to 16 December 2018.

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 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for IBM.

1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) SAN
3 10 (58.82%) NetApp
3 10 (58.82%) EMC
3 10 (58.82%) VMware
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) Google
3 10 (58.82%) PowerShell
3 10 (58.82%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (52.94%) Cisco
5 8 (47.06%) Oracle
5 8 (47.06%) SQL
5 8 (47.06%) MongoDB
5 8 (47.06%) NoSQL
5 8 (47.06%) Hadoop
6 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
6 7 (41.18%) NetBackup
6 7 (41.18%) Finance
6 7 (41.18%) Big Data
7 6 (35.29%) IaaS
7 6 (35.29%) PaaS
8 5 (29.41%) NAS
8 5 (29.41%) Veritas
8 5 (29.41%) DevOps
9 4 (23.53%) FCoE
9 4 (23.53%) VSAN
9 4 (23.53%) Converged Infrastructure
9 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management

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 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Alfresco
2 2 (11.76%) Documentum
2 2 (11.76%) Drupal
2 2 (11.76%) FileNet
2 2 (11.76%) Liferay
2 2 (11.76%) LiveCycle
2 2 (11.76%) LiveLink
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.88%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (58.82%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (35.29%) IaaS
2 6 (35.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) SAN
2 5 (29.41%) NAS
3 4 (23.53%) FCoE
3 4 (23.53%) iSCSI
3 4 (23.53%) VSAN
4 2 (11.76%) WebEx
5 1 (5.88%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Hadoop
1 8 (47.06%) MongoDB
1 8 (47.06%) NoSQL
2 7 (41.18%) Big Data
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.76%) SQLite
4 1 (5.88%) Couchbase
4 1 (5.88%) DB2
4 1 (5.88%) Redis
4 1 (5.88%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Ant
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
2 2 (11.76%) Xcode
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) FitNesse
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Financial Institution
4 2 (11.76%) Retail
5 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) NetBackup Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Middleware Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) NAS Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Backup Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Commercial Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Developer
3 1 (5.88%) EAI Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) EAI Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (5.88%) NetApp Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) SAN Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) SAN Storage Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Flash
2 3 (17.65%) Spring
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) Apache Flex
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) Dojo
3 2 (11.76%) Ext JS
3 2 (11.76%) Java EE
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) JSON
3 2 (11.76%) JSR 170
3 2 (11.76%) Middleware
3 2 (11.76%) OpenGL
3 2 (11.76%) Sencha Touch
3 2 (11.76%) SOAP
3 2 (11.76%) WebGL
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (11.76%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) JPA
4 1 (5.88%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) iSeries
3 1 (5.88%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Android
3 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.88%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) DevOps
3 4 (23.53%) Converged Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 3 (17.65%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) IT Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Web Design
6 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Contract Negotiation
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) PowerShell
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) Bash Shell
5 2 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.88%) COBOL
6 1 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) PMO
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
2 1 (5.88%) CA Endevor
2 1 (5.88%) Cobbler
2 1 (5.88%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) EMC
1 10 (58.82%) Google
1 10 (58.82%) NetApp
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco
3 8 (47.06%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) Veritas
5 2 (11.76%) Adobe
5 2 (11.76%) FatWire
5 2 (11.76%) Interwoven
5 2 (11.76%) OpenText
5 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
5 2 (11.76%) Sencha
5 2 (11.76%) Sitecore
5 2 (11.76%) Vignette
5 2 (11.76%) Xerox
6 1 (5.88%) Ariba
6 1 (5.88%) Informatica
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) SAP