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 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
England / Yorkshire
Rank 97 80 90
Rank change year-on-year -17 +10  
Contract jobs citing IBM 30 59 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.39% 2.10% 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 3.83% 5.19% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 27
Median daily rate £433 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.14% -12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £275 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £405 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.62% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year +30.43% +1.76%  

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 784 1136 1123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 36.30% 40.34% 42.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 721 686
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £569 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 61 57
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.19 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.23% +1.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 -10 22 £440 +30.37% 6
South Yorkshire -9 7 £415 +15.27%
IBM
England

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 23 (27.38%) Mainframe
2 22 (26.19%) Finance
3 21 (25.00%) Windows
4 19 (22.62%) Splunk
5 18 (21.43%) DB2
6 17 (20.24%) Unit Testing
7 16 (19.05%) LDAP
8 15 (17.86%) E-Commerce
8 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
8 15 (17.86%) CA
9 14 (16.67%) zOS
9 14 (16.67%) EMC
9 14 (16.67%) Linux
9 14 (16.67%) Unix
10 13 (15.48%) CICS
10 13 (15.48%) WebSphere
10 13 (15.48%) OMEGAMON
10 13 (15.48%) Syncsort
10 13 (15.48%) Test Automation
10 13 (15.48%) CA Service Virtualization
10 13 (15.48%) DevOps
10 13 (15.48%) Virtual Environments
11 12 (14.29%) Functional Testing
11 12 (14.29%) iPad
11 12 (14.29%) VMware
12 11 (13.10%) Veritas
12 11 (13.10%) Oracle
12 11 (13.10%) Java
13 10 (11.90%) SQL
13 10 (11.90%) SAN

IBM
Top Related 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 (15.48%) CICS
1 13 (15.48%) WebSphere
2 7 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (5.95%) Confluence
4 4 (4.76%) Apache
4 4 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (2.38%) StreamWeaver
6 1 (1.19%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.19%) CMS
6 1 (1.19%) DataSynapse
6 1 (1.19%) Documentum
6 1 (1.19%) Drupal
6 1 (1.19%) IIS
6 1 (1.19%) Liferay
6 1 (1.19%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.19%) LiveLink
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.38%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.57%) GitHub
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) CloudBees
2 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.19%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.05%) LDAP
2 10 (11.90%) SAN
3 9 (10.71%) HTTP
4 8 (9.52%) DNS
4 8 (9.52%) FTP
4 8 (9.52%) NAS
5 6 (7.14%) Firewall
5 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.76%) BGP
6 4 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (4.76%) DMVPN
6 4 (4.76%) EIGRP
6 4 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (4.76%) IOS XR
6 4 (4.76%) WLAN
7 2 (2.38%) DHCP
8 1 (1.19%) LAN
8 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.43%) DB2
2 7 (8.33%) IBM InfoSphere
3 4 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.38%) DB2 UDB
5 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.19%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.19%) DataStage
6 1 (1.19%) Easytrieve
6 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.19%) HBase
6 1 (1.19%) MySQL
6 1 (1.19%) Power BI
6 1 (1.19%) Redis
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) JIRA
2 6 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.76%) Maven
4 3 (3.57%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.57%) git-flow
4 3 (3.57%) IntelliJ
4 3 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.57%) JMeter
5 1 (1.19%) JBehave
5 1 (1.19%) MSTest
5 1 (1.19%) Selenium
5 1 (1.19%) Subversion
5 1 (1.19%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (26.19%) Finance
2 10 (11.90%) Banking
3 3 (3.57%) Billing
3 3 (3.57%) Marketing
4 2 (2.38%) Back Office
4 2 (2.38%) Law
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (21.43%) Administrator
2 14 (16.67%) Developer
3 12 (14.29%) Consultant
4 7 (8.33%) Server Administrator
5 6 (7.14%) Analyst
5 6 (7.14%) Data Consultant
5 6 (7.14%) Data Quality Consultant
5 6 (7.14%) Unix Administrator
6 5 (5.95%) Build Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (5.95%) WebSphere Administrator
6 5 (5.95%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
7 4 (4.76%) Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Deployment Specialist
7 4 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) DevOps Specialist
7 4 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (4.76%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.52%) Middleware
2 7 (8.33%) JMS
3 6 (7.14%) ISPF
3 6 (7.14%) Web Services
4 3 (3.57%) .NET
4 3 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (3.57%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.57%) HTML
4 3 (3.57%) J2EE
4 3 (3.57%) Spring
4 3 (3.57%) Spring Boot
5 2 (2.38%) CSS
5 2 (2.38%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (2.38%) JSON
5 2 (2.38%) Node.js
5 2 (2.38%) OSGi
5 2 (2.38%) React
5 2 (2.38%) XML
6 1 (1.19%) Dojo
6 1 (1.19%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (27.38%) Mainframe
2 12 (14.29%) iPad
3 10 (11.90%) Data Centre
4 6 (7.14%) iSeries
4 6 (7.14%) Symmetrix
5 5 (5.95%) Tandem
6 4 (4.76%) DataPower
6 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.76%) Replication
7 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.57%) EMC VNX
7 3 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (2.38%) Clustering
8 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.19%) AS400
9 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.19%) User Experience
9 1 (1.19%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.00%) Windows
2 14 (16.67%) Linux
2 14 (16.67%) Unix
2 14 (16.67%) zOS
3 8 (9.52%) Solaris
4 7 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.33%) SUSE
5 6 (7.14%) AIX
6 4 (4.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (4.76%) VMS
6 4 (4.76%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.38%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.19%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.24%) Unit Testing
2 15 (17.86%) E-Commerce
3 13 (15.48%) DevOps
3 13 (15.48%) Test Automation
3 13 (15.48%) Virtual Environments
4 12 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.14%) ETL
6 6 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.95%) Change Management
7 5 (5.95%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.95%) Data Modelling
7 5 (5.95%) Information Governance
7 5 (5.95%) Service Management
8 4 (4.76%) B2B
8 4 (4.76%) CRM
8 4 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.76%) Kanban
8 4 (4.76%) Microservices
8 4 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.10%) Java
2 10 (11.90%) SQL
3 8 (9.52%) Perl
4 6 (7.14%) JCL
5 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.19%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.19%) C#
7 1 (1.19%) COBOL
7 1 (1.19%) Fortran
7 1 (1.19%) Python
7 1 (1.19%) REXX
7 1 (1.19%) Ruby
7 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.76%) CCNP
1 4 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 7 (8.33%) NFS
2 7 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (8.33%) SRDF
3 6 (7.14%) Veritas File System
4 5 (5.95%) Time Sharing Option
4 5 (5.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (4.76%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
6 3 (3.57%) vSphere
7 2 (2.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (2.38%) XenApp
8 1 (1.19%) Docker
8 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.19%) KVM
8 1 (1.19%) RACF
8 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (1.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (15.48%) CA Service Virtualization
1 13 (15.48%) OMEGAMON
2 10 (11.90%) CA Endevor
3 6 (7.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 4 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (4.76%) FortiGate
4 4 (4.76%) HP UCMDB
4 4 (4.76%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.76%) OPNET
5 3 (3.57%) vRealize
6 2 (2.38%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (1.19%) Control-M
7 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.19%) SCCM
7 1 (1.19%) SCOM
7 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.19%) zSecure
Vendors
1 19 (22.62%) Splunk
2 15 (17.86%) CA
2 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 14 (16.67%) EMC
4 13 (15.48%) Syncsort
5 12 (14.29%) VMware
6 11 (13.10%) Oracle
6 11 (13.10%) Veritas
7 9 (10.71%) HP
7 9 (10.71%) NetApp
7 9 (10.71%) Red Hat
7 9 (10.71%) SAP
8 8 (9.52%) Cisco
9 6 (7.14%) F5
9 6 (7.14%) Sun
10 5 (5.95%) BMC
10 5 (5.95%) IBM Sterling
10 5 (5.95%) MuleSoft
11 4 (4.76%) Fortinet
11 4 (4.76%) TippingPoint
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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