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 3 months to 24 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 88 86
Rank change year-on-year +18 -2  
Contract jobs citing IBM 56 57 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.82% 2.02% 2.01%
As % of the Vendors category 7.39% 5.34% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 26
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £268 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £405
% change year-on-year - -1.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -61.11%  
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 Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 758 1067 1237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 38.13% 37.90% 42.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 715 780
Median daily rate £395 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £288 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 31 50
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +4.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.34 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 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
West Yorkshire +18 41 £400 - 3
South Yorkshire +8 12 £445 -15.23%
IBM
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for IBM.

1 26 (30.23%) HP
2 24 (27.91%) Java
2 24 (27.91%) Finance
2 24 (27.91%) WebSphere
3 21 (24.42%) Cisco
4 17 (19.77%) LDAP
5 16 (18.60%) Windows
5 16 (18.60%) F5
6 15 (17.44%) Firewall
6 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
6 15 (17.44%) DNS
7 14 (16.28%) SQL
8 13 (15.12%) Linux
9 12 (13.95%) NetApp
9 12 (13.95%) Data Centre
10 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Excel
10 11 (12.79%) Load Balancing
11 10 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (11.63%) Banking
11 10 (11.63%) J2EE
11 10 (11.63%) Oracle
11 10 (11.63%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (10.47%) MongoDB
12 9 (10.47%) Splunk
12 9 (10.47%) Middleware
13 8 (9.30%) Active Directory
13 8 (9.30%) Dell
13 8 (9.30%) Sun
13 8 (9.30%) WebSphere Application Server
13 8 (9.30%) HTML

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 24 (27.91%) WebSphere
2 8 (9.30%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (8.14%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.81%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (4.65%) Confluence
6 3 (3.49%) Apache
6 3 (3.49%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (2.33%) StreamWeaver
8 1 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.16%) DataSynapse
8 1 (1.16%) Documentum
8 1 (1.16%) FileNet
8 1 (1.16%) IIS
8 1 (1.16%) Liferay
8 1 (1.16%) LiveLink
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (9.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) OpenDNS
2 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.33%) GitHub
3 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.77%) LDAP
2 15 (17.44%) DNS
2 15 (17.44%) Firewall
3 7 (8.14%) BGP
3 7 (8.14%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (8.14%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (8.14%) DHCP
3 7 (8.14%) DMVPN
3 7 (8.14%) EIGRP
3 7 (8.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 7 (8.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (8.14%) HTTP
3 7 (8.14%) IOS XR
3 7 (8.14%) WLAN
4 5 (5.81%) NAS
4 5 (5.81%) SAN
5 3 (3.49%) FTP
6 2 (2.33%) Internet
6 2 (2.33%) SSL
7 1 (1.16%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) MongoDB
2 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.98%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.98%) Pentaho
3 6 (6.98%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.81%) Maltego
5 4 (4.65%) DataStage
6 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.49%) DB2
7 2 (2.33%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.33%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (1.16%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 1 (1.16%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (1.16%) Cognos Query Studio
8 1 (1.16%) HBase
8 1 (1.16%) Power BI
8 1 (1.16%) Redis
8 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (5.81%) Eclipse
2 5 (5.81%) JIRA
3 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.49%) Maven
5 2 (2.33%) git-flow
5 2 (2.33%) IntelliJ
5 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.33%) JMeter
5 2 (2.33%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.16%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.16%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.16%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (27.91%) Finance
2 10 (11.63%) Banking
3 6 (6.98%) Back Office
4 2 (2.33%) Games
5 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (18.60%) Developer
2 13 (15.12%) Architect
3 10 (11.63%) Administrator
4 9 (10.47%) Consultant
5 8 (9.30%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (6.98%) WebSphere Specialist
8 5 (5.81%) Server Administrator
8 5 (5.81%) WebSphere Administrator
8 5 (5.81%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
9 4 (4.65%) DataStage Consultant
9 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.65%) Server Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Storage Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) WebSphere Developer
9 4 (4.65%) WebSphere Portal Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Cognos Consultant
10 3 (3.49%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.63%) J2EE
2 9 (10.47%) Middleware
3 8 (9.30%) HTML
4 7 (8.14%) CSS
4 7 (8.14%) JMS
5 6 (6.98%) Web Services
6 5 (5.81%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (4.65%) .NET
7 4 (4.65%) Spring
7 4 (4.65%) XML
8 3 (3.49%) ISPF
8 3 (3.49%) JDBC
8 3 (3.49%) JSP
8 3 (3.49%) REST
8 3 (3.49%) Servlets
8 3 (3.49%) SOAP
9 2 (2.33%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.33%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.33%) JNI
9 2 (2.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.30%) DataPower
3 5 (5.81%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.49%) iSeries
4 3 (3.49%) Tandem
5 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.33%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.60%) Windows
2 13 (15.12%) Linux
3 8 (9.30%) Unix
4 7 (8.14%) AIX
4 7 (8.14%) Solaris
5 6 (6.98%) Data ONTAP
6 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.65%) zOS
7 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.33%) SUSE
8 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.16%) CentOS
9 1 (1.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.79%) Load Balancing
2 10 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (9.30%) Change Management
3 8 (9.30%) Data Integration
4 7 (8.14%) System Testing
4 7 (8.14%) Test Strategy
5 6 (6.98%) Data Modelling
5 6 (6.98%) ETL
5 6 (6.98%) ITIL
5 6 (6.98%) Migration
6 5 (5.81%) Analytics
6 5 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (5.81%) Cyber Intelligence
6 5 (5.81%) E-Commerce
6 5 (5.81%) Project Management
6 5 (5.81%) Scrum
6 5 (5.81%) SIEM
6 5 (5.81%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (5.81%) Test Automation
6 5 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.91%) Java
2 14 (16.28%) SQL
3 6 (6.98%) Python
4 5 (5.81%) C
4 5 (5.81%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.49%) JCL
6 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.16%) C#
7 1 (1.16%) Jython
7 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.16%) Ruby
7 1 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) CCNP
1 7 (8.14%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.65%) Degree
4 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.49%) Sun Certification
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.16%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (11.63%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (9.30%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.14%) XenApp
4 4 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.49%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.49%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (2.33%) KVM
7 1 (1.16%) NFS
7 1 (1.16%) RACF
7 1 (1.16%) SRDF
7 1 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.16%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (8.14%) FortiGate
1 7 (8.14%) HP UCMDB
1 7 (8.14%) OPNET
2 5 (5.81%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.16%) zSecure
Vendors
1 26 (30.23%) HP
2 21 (24.42%) Cisco
3 16 (18.60%) F5
4 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
5 12 (13.95%) NetApp
6 10 (11.63%) Oracle
7 9 (10.47%) Splunk
8 8 (9.30%) Dell
8 8 (9.30%) Sun
9 7 (8.14%) Blue Coat
9 7 (8.14%) BMC
9 7 (8.14%) Fortinet
9 7 (8.14%) Motorola
9 7 (8.14%) TippingPoint
9 7 (8.14%) VMware
10 6 (6.98%) Informatica
10 6 (6.98%) Intel
10 6 (6.98%) Talend
11 5 (5.81%) Cognos
11 5 (5.81%) EMC