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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 66 42 27
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -15
Contract jobs citing IBM 17 40 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.16% 3.13% 4.18%
As % of the Vendors category 3.94% 10.53% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 30 16
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £325 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £491 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £25.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+22.33% -6.36%
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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
432 380 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.37% 29.71% 36.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 194 108
Average daily rate £351 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 7 May 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 7 May 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 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 14 (46.67%) Banking
3 8 (26.67%) Mainframe
4 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
5 5 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (16.67%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (13.33%) SOA
6 4 (13.33%) SQL
6 4 (13.33%) Oracle
6 4 (13.33%) ETL
6 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.00%) Silverpop
7 3 (10.00%) Markit EDM
7 3 (10.00%) Campaign Management
7 3 (10.00%) Retail
7 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (10.00%) DB2
7 3 (10.00%) HP
7 3 (10.00%) SAN
7 3 (10.00%) CICS
7 3 (10.00%) CA
7 3 (10.00%) SPSS
7 3 (10.00%) DataStage

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.00%) CICS
3 2 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) JBoss
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SPSS
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (3.33%) Eikon
2 1 (3.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.33%) thinkFolio
2 1 (3.33%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Silverpop
2 1 (3.33%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) DB2
2 3 (10.00%) DataStage
3 1 (3.33%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (3.33%) Kalido
3 1 (3.33%) Informix
3 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.33%) DecisionStream
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) FitNesse
2 1 (3.33%) Lombardi
2 1 (3.33%) Checkstyle
2 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.33%) JUnit
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 14 (46.67%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Security Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Designer
5 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 1 (3.33%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Change Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (10.00%) Middleware
3 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Flex
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) XSD
4 1 (3.33%) JAXB
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Mainframe
2 5 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.33%) DataPower
4 1 (3.33%) iSeries
4 1 (3.33%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) zOS
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) AIX
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) SOA
2 4 (13.33%) ETL
2 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
2 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.00%) Campaign Management
3 3 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.33%) Web Application Development
5 1 (3.33%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.33%) Analytics
5 1 (3.33%) Master Data Management
5 1 (3.33%) Requirements Management
5 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.33%) Data Management
5 1 (3.33%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) MUMPS
3 1 (3.33%) REXX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) RACF
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Control-M
1 2 (6.67%) CA Endevor
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) HP
2 3 (10.00%) CA
3 1 (3.33%) F5
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Cognos
3 1 (3.33%) Dell
3 1 (3.33%) EMC
3 1 (3.33%) Hitachi
3 1 (3.33%) Informatica
3 1 (3.33%) Veritas
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) Bloomberg
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