Period
to 17 October 2017

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 6 months to 17 October 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
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 52 52
Rank change year-on-year +8 0 -16
Contract jobs citing IBM 23 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.94% 2.72% 2.41%
As % of the Vendors category 8.21% 7.08% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 17
South Yorkshire median daily rate £445 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.00% +33.33% +9.49%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £303
90th Percentile £738 £550 £436
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £390
% change year-on-year - +8.97% -8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £17.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -61.11% -10.00%

IBM is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in South Yorkshire.

All Vendors
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 280 424 444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 35.81% 38.44% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 284 265
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £386 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.03% +10.36% +12.45%
10th Percentile £298 £213 £213
90th Percentile £603 £550 £518
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 40
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £12.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +21.95% -18.00%
10th Percentile £10.46 £9.40 £8.50
90th Percentile £29.20 £30.25 £25.13
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year -3.45% +6.66% +4.58%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 17 October 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 6 months to 17 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +5 20 £550 +4.76% 2
Doncaster - 2 £325 - 1
IBM
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) DNS
3 7 (30.43%) HP
3 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
3 7 (30.43%) Linux
4 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (21.74%) OpenDNS
5 5 (21.74%) Maltego
5 5 (21.74%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (21.74%) Cyber Intelligence
5 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
5 5 (21.74%) SIEM
5 5 (21.74%) Banking
5 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
5 5 (21.74%) Symantec
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco
6 4 (17.39%) SAN
6 4 (17.39%) EMC
6 4 (17.39%) Intel
6 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
6 4 (17.39%) NAS
6 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
6 4 (17.39%) Manual Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 4 (17.39%) Threat Intelligence
7 3 (13.04%) Programme Delivery
7 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
7 3 (13.04%) CSIRT
7 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis

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 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.70%) Confluence
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.35%) IBM Domino
3 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) OpenDNS
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) GitHub
2 2 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) NAS
2 4 (17.39%) SAN
3 3 (13.04%) DHCP
3 3 (13.04%) LDAP
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
5 1 (4.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Maltego
2 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Back Office
3 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Integration Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Data Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Project Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Python Developer
5 2 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Lotus Notes Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Middleware Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Unix Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (8.70%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) Regular Expression
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) SUSE
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Data ONTAP
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (21.74%) Cyber Intelligence
2 5 (21.74%) SIEM
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Analysis
2 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
3 4 (17.39%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 4 (17.39%) Manual Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
3 4 (17.39%) Test Strategy
3 4 (17.39%) Threat Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) Programme Delivery
4 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
4 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) IT Strategy
5 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Python
1 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (13.04%) XenApp
2 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) CSIRT
2 1 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) HP
1 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco
2 5 (21.74%) Symantec
3 4 (17.39%) EMC
3 4 (17.39%) Intel
4 3 (13.04%) Dell
4 3 (13.04%) NetApp
4 3 (13.04%) Veritas
5 2 (8.70%) F5
5 2 (8.70%) hybris
5 2 (8.70%) MuleSoft
5 2 (8.70%) Splunk
5 2 (8.70%) VMware
6 1 (4.35%) Lotus