Period
to 18 January 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 18 January 2019 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 118 108
Rank change year-on-year -12 -10 -14
Contract jobs citing IBM 71 65 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.46% 1.47% 1.89%
As % of the Vendors category 3.85% 3.85% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 31 43
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £438 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -2.23% +12.23%
10th Percentile £300 £303 £295
90th Percentile £568 £575 £550
England median daily rate £468 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.00 £24.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +70.83% -32.39% -4.70%

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 Yorkshire.

All Vendors
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,843 1,687 1,969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.93% 38.21% 40.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,152 1,053 1,242
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.31% +0.33%
10th Percentile £250 £209 £231
90th Percentile £556 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 84 105
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.59% +3.43%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.08 £9.80
90th Percentile £25.00 £40.00 £26.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.49 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.06% -0.06% -

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Yorkshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Yorkshire

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Yorkshire

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Yorkshire

IBM
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
West Yorkshire -12 36 £375 -11.76% 7
South Yorkshire -7 24 £400 -11.11% 6
North Yorkshire -1 2 - - 3
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 28 (39.44%) Linux
2 23 (32.39%) Windows
2 23 (32.39%) Finance
2 23 (32.39%) VMware
3 22 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (29.58%) SAN
5 20 (28.17%) EMC
6 19 (26.76%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
8 17 (23.94%) NetApp
8 17 (23.94%) Google
8 17 (23.94%) PowerShell
9 16 (22.54%) Bash Shell
9 16 (22.54%) SQL
9 16 (22.54%) Oracle
10 15 (21.13%) Unix
10 15 (21.13%) Cisco
10 15 (21.13%) DevOps
11 14 (19.72%) Banking
11 14 (19.72%) NetBackup
12 13 (18.31%) WebSphere
13 12 (16.90%) Veritas
14 11 (15.49%) Java
14 11 (15.49%) Hadoop
15 9 (12.68%) Mainframe
16 8 (11.27%) Web Services
16 8 (11.27%) Spring
16 8 (11.27%) MongoDB
16 8 (11.27%) NoSQL
16 8 (11.27%) Digital Transformation Programme

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 13 (18.31%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.63%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (2.82%) CICS
4 2 (2.82%) IBM Domino
4 2 (2.82%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.82%) IBM Transformation Extender
5 1 (1.41%) Confluence
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.76%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.45%) IaaS
2 6 (8.45%) PaaS
3 4 (5.63%) Office 365
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (29.58%) SAN
2 5 (7.04%) NAS
3 4 (5.63%) FCoE
3 4 (5.63%) Firewall
3 4 (5.63%) iSCSI
3 4 (5.63%) VSAN
4 3 (4.23%) DNS
4 3 (4.23%) HTTP
4 3 (4.23%) Kerberos
4 3 (4.23%) WebEx
5 1 (1.41%) AMQP
5 1 (1.41%) Internet
5 1 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) Hadoop
2 8 (11.27%) MongoDB
2 8 (11.27%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.86%) Big Data
4 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.63%) DataStage
5 4 (5.63%) DB2
6 3 (4.23%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.41%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.41%) Redis
7 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.41%) Riak
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) AppScan
1 3 (4.23%) Eclipse
1 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.23%) Maven
1 3 (4.23%) Rational Application Developer
1 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.41%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.41%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.41%) Selenium
2 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
General
1 23 (32.39%) Finance
2 14 (19.72%) Banking
3 5 (7.04%) Retail
4 3 (4.23%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.82%) Law
5 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (16.90%) Developer
2 10 (14.08%) NetBackup Engineer
3 7 (9.86%) Administrator
3 7 (9.86%) Architect
3 7 (9.86%) Consultant
4 6 (8.45%) Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.63%) ETL Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Backup Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.23%) Veritas Consultant
8 2 (2.82%) DB2 Programmer
8 2 (2.82%) DB2 Systems Programmer
8 2 (2.82%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) NAS Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Technical Implementation Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) Spring
1 8 (11.27%) Web Services
2 7 (9.86%) REST
2 7 (9.86%) SOAP
3 4 (5.63%) Flash
3 4 (5.63%) Hibernate
3 4 (5.63%) Spring Boot
4 3 (4.23%) .NET
4 3 (4.23%) Java EE
4 3 (4.23%) JAX-RS
4 3 (4.23%) JAX-WS
4 3 (4.23%) WCF
4 3 (4.23%) XML
5 2 (2.82%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.41%) HTML
6 1 (1.41%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (1.41%) JMS
6 1 (1.41%) JPA
6 1 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Mainframe
2 5 (7.04%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (5.63%) DataPower
3 4 (5.63%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.82%) PACS
5 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) AS400
5 1 (1.41%) Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) iSeries
5 1 (1.41%) LPAR
5 1 (1.41%) NHS
5 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (39.44%) Linux
2 23 (32.39%) Windows
3 15 (21.13%) Unix
4 6 (8.45%) Windows Server
5 5 (7.04%) Android
5 5 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.23%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.23%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.82%) AIX
8 1 (1.41%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.13%) DevOps
3 8 (11.27%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 7 (9.86%) Data Modelling
4 7 (9.86%) ETL
5 6 (8.45%) Migration
5 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.04%) Android Development
6 5 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (7.04%) Mobile First
6 5 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (7.04%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (5.63%) Change Management
7 4 (5.63%) Converged Infrastructure
7 4 (5.63%) Data Integration
7 4 (5.63%) Data Mapping
7 4 (5.63%) Microservices
7 4 (5.63%) SOA
8 3 (4.23%) AOP
8 3 (4.23%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
2 17 (23.94%) PowerShell
3 16 (22.54%) Bash Shell
3 16 (22.54%) SQL
4 11 (15.49%) Java
5 4 (5.63%) COBOL
5 4 (5.63%) Java 8
5 4 (5.63%) Perl
6 3 (4.23%) C#
6 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.41%) JCL
8 1 (1.41%) Python
8 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) CISSP
2 1 (1.41%) CEH
2 1 (1.41%) CISM
2 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.82%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.41%) GDPR
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.41%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.04%) Docker
3 4 (5.63%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.41%) Firmware
5 1 (1.41%) PowerHA
5 1 (1.41%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 14 (19.72%) NetBackup
2 4 (5.63%) Ansible
2 4 (5.63%) Control-M
2 4 (5.63%) Puppet
3 3 (4.23%) Grafana
3 3 (4.23%) Kubernetes
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (4.23%) Prometheus
3 3 (4.23%) SCCM
3 3 (4.23%) SCOM
3 3 (4.23%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.82%) QRadar
4 2 (2.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.41%) CA Endevor
5 1 (1.41%) Cobbler
5 1 (1.41%) HP ALM
5 1 (1.41%) Nessus
5 1 (1.41%) Nmap
5 1 (1.41%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (32.39%) VMware
2 20 (28.17%) EMC
3 17 (23.94%) Google
3 17 (23.94%) NetApp
4 16 (22.54%) Oracle
5 15 (21.13%) Cisco
6 12 (16.90%) Veritas
7 6 (8.45%) IBM Sterling
7 6 (8.45%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.63%) Axway
8 4 (5.63%) HP
8 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
9 3 (4.23%) F5
10 2 (2.82%) Hortonworks
10 2 (2.82%) Lotus
10 2 (2.82%) SAP
10 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.82%) Splunk
11 1 (1.41%) AlienVault
11 1 (1.41%) LogRhythm