The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 22 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 45 46
Rank change year-on-year +13 +1  
Contract jobs citing IBM 12 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.69% 1.79% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 9.16% 4.55% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 2
Median daily rate £445 £525 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.23% +85.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £346 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £538 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £401
% change year-on-year - -0.12%  
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 South Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 131 176 212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 40.31% 39.37% 49.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 129 117
Median daily rate £375 £440 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.77% +46.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £745 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 12
Median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.77% +83.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £24.10 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in South Yorkshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in South Yorkshire

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in South Yorkshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +11 7 £675 +28.57%
Doncaster - 4 £325 -
IBM
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 12 (63.16%) DNS
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) HP
2 8 (42.11%) NetApp
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) LDAP
3 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
3 7 (36.84%) Dell
3 7 (36.84%) DHCP
3 7 (36.84%) Load Balancing
3 7 (36.84%) XenApp
3 7 (36.84%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (31.58%) F5
4 6 (31.58%) Data ONTAP
4 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) Back Office
4 6 (31.58%) Firewall
4 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) Intel
5 5 (26.32%) Middleware
5 5 (26.32%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (26.32%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) OpenDNS
5 5 (26.32%) Maltego
5 5 (26.32%) Cyber Intelligence
5 5 (26.32%) SIEM

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (31.58%) Tomcat
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
3 2 (10.53%) Confluence
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Alfresco
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (5.26%) DataSynapse
4 1 (5.26%) Documentum
4 1 (5.26%) Drupal
4 1 (5.26%) FileNet
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) Liferay
4 1 (5.26%) LiveCycle
4 1 (5.26%) LiveLink
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) OpenDNS
2 2 (10.53%) GitHub
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) DNS
2 8 (42.11%) LDAP
3 7 (36.84%) DHCP
4 6 (31.58%) Firewall
5 2 (10.53%) HTTP
5 2 (10.53%) NAS
5 2 (10.53%) SAN
6 1 (5.26%) FCoE
6 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
6 1 (5.26%) LAN
6 1 (5.26%) Multicast
6 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Maltego
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) CouchDB
3 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.26%) HBase
3 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (31.58%) Back Office
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Server Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Project Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Elastic Stack
1 5 (26.32%) Middleware
2 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) Angular 2
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Avro
3 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) CSS3
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) OAuth
3 1 (5.26%) React
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) XSD
3 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Data ONTAP
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Solaris
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Load Balancing
2 5 (26.32%) Cyber Intelligence
2 5 (26.32%) SIEM
2 5 (26.32%) Technical Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
3 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
3 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
3 4 (21.05%) Threat Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) IT Strategy
4 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) SOA
6 1 (5.26%) Benchmarking
6 1 (5.26%) OO
6 1 (5.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
1 7 (36.84%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (36.84%) XenApp
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) KVM
2 1 (5.26%) NFS
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.26%) SRDF
2 1 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (5.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Server
2 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco
1 8 (42.11%) HP
1 8 (42.11%) NetApp
2 7 (36.84%) Dell
3 6 (31.58%) F5
4 5 (26.32%) Intel
5 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
5 4 (21.05%) VMware
6 3 (15.79%) MuleSoft
7 2 (10.53%) EMC
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle
7 2 (10.53%) Splunk
7 2 (10.53%) TIBCO
8 1 (5.26%) Adobe
8 1 (5.26%) Google
8 1 (5.26%) Interwoven
8 1 (5.26%) Sybase
8 1 (5.26%) Symantec
8 1 (5.26%) Veritas
8 1 (5.26%) Vignette