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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 62 57 73
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Contract jobs citing IBM 33 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.61% 1.94% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 6.11% 6.83% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 11
Median daily rate £425 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £364 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £506 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £26.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+18.86% -15.20%
IBM
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
540 454 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.72% 28.48% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 209 215
Median daily rate £400 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 11
Median hourly rate £29.16 £12.35 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.09% -41.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for IBM.

1 32 (47.76%) Finance
2 24 (35.82%) Banking
3 19 (28.36%) WebSphere
4 18 (26.87%) Mainframe
5 17 (25.37%) Unix
6 14 (20.90%) ITIL
7 12 (17.91%) Tivoli
7 12 (17.91%) Data Centre
8 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
8 11 (16.42%) Oracle
8 11 (16.42%) Service Delivery
9 10 (14.93%) Linux
9 10 (14.93%) Windows
10 9 (13.43%) .NET
10 9 (13.43%) CA
10 9 (13.43%) JCL
10 9 (13.43%) Middleware
10 9 (13.43%) Service Management
10 9 (13.43%) Time Sharing Option
10 9 (13.43%) ISPF
11 8 (11.94%) iSeries
11 8 (11.94%) Java EE
11 8 (11.94%) Change Management
11 8 (11.94%) Law
11 8 (11.94%) Tandem
11 8 (11.94%) FTP
11 8 (11.94%) DB2
12 7 (10.45%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
12 7 (10.45%) SQL

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 19 (28.36%) WebSphere
2 7 (10.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (5.97%) CICS
3 4 (5.97%) GlassFish
3 4 (5.97%) JBoss
3 4 (5.97%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.99%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.49%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (2.99%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.49%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) SaaS
2 1 (1.49%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) FTP
2 7 (10.45%) SSL
3 5 (7.46%) SAN
4 4 (5.97%) Firewall
5 3 (4.48%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) DB2
2 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Introscope
2 3 (4.48%) ClearQuest
3 2 (2.99%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.49%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.49%) Selenium
General
1 32 (47.76%) Finance
2 24 (35.82%) Banking
3 8 (11.94%) Law
4 2 (2.99%) Retail
4 2 (2.99%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (16.42%) Developer
2 9 (13.43%) Administrator
2 9 (13.43%) Architect
2 9 (13.43%) Technical Developer
3 7 (10.45%) DB2 DBA
3 7 (10.45%) DBA
3 7 (10.45%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (10.45%) WebSphere Administrator
4 6 (8.96%) Consultant
4 6 (8.96%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (4.48%) Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Data Centre Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Data Migration Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Migration Project Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Performance Specialist
6 3 (4.48%) Production DBA
6 3 (4.48%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.43%) .NET
1 9 (13.43%) ISPF
1 9 (13.43%) Middleware
2 8 (11.94%) Java EE
3 5 (7.46%) HTML
4 4 (5.97%) Hibernate
4 4 (5.97%) Struts
4 4 (5.97%) Web Services
5 2 (2.99%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (2.99%) XML
6 1 (1.49%) DHTML
6 1 (1.49%) DOM
6 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.87%) Mainframe
2 12 (17.91%) Data Centre
3 8 (11.94%) iSeries
3 8 (11.94%) Tandem
4 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.97%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.48%) Clustering
6 3 (4.48%) Replication
7 2 (2.99%) CMDB
7 2 (2.99%) DataPower
7 2 (2.99%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) Unix
2 10 (14.93%) Linux
2 10 (14.93%) Windows
3 6 (8.96%) AIX
3 6 (8.96%) zOS
4 3 (4.48%) OS/2
5 1 (1.49%) HPUX
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) ITIL
2 11 (16.42%) Service Delivery
3 9 (13.43%) Service Management
4 8 (11.94%) Change Management
5 7 (10.45%) Project Management
5 7 (10.45%) SOA
5 7 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.46%) Open Source
6 5 (7.46%) Process Improvement
6 5 (7.46%) TOGAF
6 5 (7.46%) UML
7 4 (5.97%) Application Performance Management
7 4 (5.97%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.97%) Migration
7 4 (5.97%) Performance Management
7 4 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.97%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.97%) Scrum
7 4 (5.97%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.43%) JCL
2 7 (10.45%) REXX
2 7 (10.45%) SQL
3 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.97%) Java
4 4 (5.97%) PHP
4 4 (5.97%) Python
5 3 (4.48%) C#
5 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.99%) Degree
3 1 (1.49%) IBM Certification
3 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
2 4 (5.97%) COBIT
3 3 (4.48%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (5.97%) RACF
3 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.99%) PowerHA
4 2 (2.99%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 12 (17.91%) Tivoli
2 4 (5.97%) CA Wily
2 4 (5.97%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (2.99%) TADDM
4 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
1 11 (16.42%) Oracle
2 9 (13.43%) CA
3 6 (8.96%) IBM Sterling
4 4 (5.97%) Cisco
4 4 (5.97%) HP
4 4 (5.97%) ServiceNow
5 3 (4.48%) Ab Initio
5 3 (4.48%) BMC
6 2 (2.99%) Cognizant
6 2 (2.99%) Cognos
6 2 (2.99%) Nintex
6 2 (2.99%) Remedy
7 1 (1.49%) Brocade