Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 57 48
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9 -15
Contract jobs citing IBM 22 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.23% 2.59% 2.86%
As % of the Vendors category 8.66% 7.84% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 17
Sheffield median daily rate £494 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +33.33% -21.05%
10th Percentile £401 £334 £303
90th Percentile £744 £550 £429
South Yorkshire median daily rate £513 £448 £380
% change year-on-year +14.53% +17.76% +4.83%
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 254 319 329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 37.24% 32.99% 42.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 206 225
Sheffield median daily rate £432 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.71% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £313 £259 £213
90th Percentile £615 £569 £525
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 23
Sheffield median hourly rate £22.54 £13.00 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.37% +5.26% -17.67%
10th Percentile £16.57 £10.48 £9.05
90th Percentile £34.43 £17.50 £18.40
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.66 £15.00 £12.01
% change year-on-year +37.70% +24.87% -19.92%

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 23 November 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 23 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for IBM.

1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 7 (31.82%) EMC
4 6 (27.27%) HP
4 6 (27.27%) SAN
4 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (27.27%) NAS
5 5 (22.73%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (22.73%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (22.73%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
5 5 (22.73%) SIEM
5 5 (22.73%) OpenDNS
5 5 (22.73%) Maltego
5 5 (22.73%) Cyber Intelligence
5 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
5 5 (22.73%) DNS
5 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
6 4 (18.18%) Symantec
6 4 (18.18%) Veritas
6 4 (18.18%) Intel
6 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 4 (18.18%) SUSE
6 4 (18.18%) Banking
6 4 (18.18%) Threat Intelligence
6 4 (18.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 4 (18.18%) Cyber Threat Intelligence

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 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) IBM Domino
2 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) OpenDNS
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) NAS
1 6 (27.27%) SAN
2 5 (22.73%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Maltego
2 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Integration Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (18.18%) Administrator
4 4 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (13.64%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Data Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Integration Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Lotus Notes Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Middleware Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Security Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.55%) Unix Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (13.64%) Regular Expression
3 2 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) iSeries
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) SUSE
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) AIX
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris
4 1 (4.55%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (22.73%) Cyber Intelligence
2 5 (22.73%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (22.73%) SIEM
2 5 (22.73%) Technical Analysis
2 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
3 4 (18.18%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
3 4 (18.18%) Threat Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Change Control
4 3 (13.64%) Kanban
4 3 (13.64%) Programme Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Data Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
2 3 (13.64%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) CSIRT
2 1 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 7 (31.82%) EMC
3 6 (27.27%) HP
4 4 (18.18%) Intel
4 4 (18.18%) Symantec
4 4 (18.18%) Veritas
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco
6 2 (9.09%) hybris
7 1 (4.55%) Lotus
7 1 (4.55%) MuleSoft
7 1 (4.55%) NetApp
7 1 (4.55%) Splunk
7 1 (4.55%) VMware