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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 48 55 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing IBM 29 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.87% 2.23% 2.42%
As % of the Vendors category 7.47% 7.10% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 22
Median daily rate £375 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £353 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £423 £420
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £31.44 £29.51
% change year-on-year
+15.29% +6.53%
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
388 535 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.42% 31.40% 32.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 268 234
Median daily rate £370 £390 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Median hourly rate £47.25 £23.47 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.34% +91.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 29 (41.43%) Finance
2 23 (32.86%) Banking
2 23 (32.86%) Mainframe
3 17 (24.29%) Unix
4 14 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 14 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 13 (18.57%) Time Sharing Option
5 13 (18.57%) ISPF
5 13 (18.57%) Windows
5 13 (18.57%) ITIL
5 13 (18.57%) Oracle
5 13 (18.57%) JCL
5 13 (18.57%) Service Management
5 13 (18.57%) Service Delivery
6 12 (17.14%) FTP
7 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
7 11 (15.71%) Tandem
7 11 (15.71%) iSeries
8 10 (14.29%) Law
9 9 (12.86%) Middleware
9 9 (12.86%) Tivoli
10 8 (11.43%) SQL
10 8 (11.43%) Linux
11 7 (10.00%) DB2
11 7 (10.00%) zOS
11 7 (10.00%) Active Directory
11 7 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (10.00%) SSL
11 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (10.00%) IBM Sterling

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 14 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (5.71%) CICS
3 4 (5.71%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (2.86%) GlassFish
5 2 (2.86%) JBoss
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.43%) Apache
6 1 (1.43%) CMS
6 1 (1.43%) FileNet
6 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
2 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (2.86%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) FTP
2 7 (10.00%) SSL
3 4 (5.71%) Wireless
4 3 (4.29%) Firewall
4 3 (4.29%) SAN
4 3 (4.29%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) DB2
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) ClearQuest
2 2 (2.86%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.86%) Introscope
2 2 (2.86%) Subversion
2 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.43%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.43%) JIRA
3 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (41.43%) Finance
2 23 (32.86%) Banking
3 10 (14.29%) Law
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (25.71%) Developer
2 10 (14.29%) Technical Developer
3 9 (12.86%) Administrator
4 7 (10.00%) WebSphere Administrator
5 6 (8.57%) DB2 DBA
5 6 (8.57%) DBA
5 6 (8.57%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Software Asset Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Software Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Data Migration Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Data Migration Project Manager
7 3 (4.29%) DB2 Support
7 3 (4.29%) Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.57%) ISPF
2 9 (12.86%) Middleware
3 5 (7.14%) Web Services
4 3 (4.29%) XML
5 2 (2.86%) .NET
5 2 (2.86%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.86%) HTML
5 2 (2.86%) Java EE
5 2 (2.86%) Struts
6 1 (1.43%) WSDL
6 1 (1.43%) XSD
6 1 (1.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.86%) Mainframe
2 14 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 11 (15.71%) iSeries
3 11 (15.71%) Tandem
4 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.71%) EMC VMAX
5 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.29%) Clustering
6 3 (4.29%) DataPower
6 3 (4.29%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (4.29%) Replication
7 1 (1.43%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.29%) Unix
2 13 (18.57%) Windows
3 8 (11.43%) Linux
4 7 (10.00%) zOS
5 5 (7.14%) AIX
6 3 (4.29%) OS/2
7 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.43%) HPUX
8 1 (1.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) ITIL
1 13 (18.57%) Service Delivery
1 13 (18.57%) Service Management
2 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.14%) Change Management
4 5 (7.14%) Migration
4 5 (7.14%) Project Management
4 5 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (5.71%) Scrum
5 4 (5.71%) Test Management
5 4 (5.71%) Test Planning
5 4 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (4.29%) BCP
6 3 (4.29%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.29%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (4.29%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.57%) JCL
2 8 (11.43%) SQL
3 6 (8.57%) REXX
4 3 (4.29%) Java
4 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.86%) PHP
5 2 (2.86%) Python
5 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.43%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) SLA
2 3 (4.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (18.57%) Time Sharing Option
2 7 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.71%) RACF
3 4 (5.71%) SRDF
3 4 (5.71%) XenApp
3 4 (5.71%) XenServer
4 1 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.43%) zsh
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) Tivoli
2 5 (7.14%) TADDM
3 4 (5.71%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (2.86%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.43%) Puppet
5 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (18.57%) Oracle
2 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.00%) IBM Sterling
4 6 (8.57%) CA
5 4 (5.71%) Adobe
5 4 (5.71%) Cisco
5 4 (5.71%) Citrix
5 4 (5.71%) EMC
5 4 (5.71%) VMware
6 3 (4.29%) BMC
6 3 (4.29%) HP
6 3 (4.29%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.86%) Cognos
7 2 (2.86%) Nintex
7 2 (2.86%) Remedy
8 1 (1.43%) Axway
8 1 (1.43%) Brocade