The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 76 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -6
Contract jobs citing IBM 8 39 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.54% 3.11% 3.22%
As % of the Vendors category 1.87% 9.40% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 10
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£417 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £358 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £416 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.50% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £20.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+41.25% -24.52%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
428 415 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.00% 33.09% 41.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 210 110
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £10.00 £42.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -76.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £80.10 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Edinburgh region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM.

1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Banking
2 9 (28.13%) WebSphere
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle
3 8 (25.00%) SAN
4 6 (18.75%) Migration
4 6 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (15.63%) Middleware
5 5 (15.63%) SOA
5 5 (15.63%) SQL
5 5 (15.63%) Java
5 5 (15.63%) UNIX
5 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (12.50%) Campaign Management
6 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.50%) VMware
6 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.50%) Retail
6 4 (12.50%) MQSeries
6 4 (12.50%) Linux
6 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 4 (12.50%) HP
7 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
7 3 (9.38%) SPSS
7 3 (9.38%) EMC
7 3 (9.38%) Web Services
7 3 (9.38%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Replication

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing IBM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (28.13%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.50%) MQSeries
3 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.25%) CICS
4 2 (6.25%) IIS
5 1 (3.13%) JBoss
5 1 (3.13%) Apache
5 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SPSS
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Markit EDM
2 1 (3.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) Wireshark
2 2 (6.25%) NAS
3 1 (3.13%) LDAP
3 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.13%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) SSL
3 1 (3.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) DB2
3 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.25%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (3.13%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (3.13%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (3.13%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (3.13%) DecisionStream
4 1 (3.13%) Kalido
4 1 (3.13%) BODI
4 1 (3.13%) Informix
4 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) LoadRunner
1 2 (6.25%) FitNesse
1 2 (6.25%) Fiddler
2 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.13%) Artifactory
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Checkstyle
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) JUnit
2 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
1 7 (21.88%) Designer
2 5 (15.63%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Designer
4 3 (9.38%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (9.38%) Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) IT Operations Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Operations Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Release Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Business Change Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (15.63%) Middleware
3 3 (9.38%) Web Services
4 2 (6.25%) XML
5 1 (3.13%) XSD
5 1 (3.13%) JAXB
5 1 (3.13%) SAML
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Flex
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (3.13%) OAuth
5 1 (3.13%) .NET
5 1 (3.13%) J2EE
5 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.38%) Replication
2 2 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (6.25%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.13%) DataPower
3 1 (3.13%) iSeries
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) UNIX
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) zOS
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Solaris
4 1 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Migration
2 5 (15.63%) SOA
3 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 4 (12.50%) Campaign Management
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) ETL
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) Coaching
5 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL V2
5 2 (6.25%) Release Management
5 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.13%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.13%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Java
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) C
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.13%) MUMPS
3 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) MCSE
2 2 (6.25%) CCNA
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) MCTS
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
1 3 (9.38%) SCOM
2 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.25%) Control-M
2 2 (6.25%) CA Endevor
3 1 (3.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (3.13%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) HP
2 4 (12.50%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.38%) EMC
4 2 (6.25%) Symantec
4 2 (6.25%) Informatica
4 2 (6.25%) Veritas
5 1 (3.13%) F5
5 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.13%) CA
5 1 (3.13%) Hitachi
5 1 (3.13%) Dell
5 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.13%) Cognos
5 1 (3.13%) Chordiant
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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