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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 61 54 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -28
Contract jobs citing IBM 23 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.59% 2.39% 4.08%
As % of the Vendors category 5.46% 7.77% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 15
Average daily rate
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£409 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £475 £490
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 £37.25 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+35.45% -
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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
421 373 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.09% 30.72% 33.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 187 104
Average daily rate £344 £375 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £277 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% +2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £19.80 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 27 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 27 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 13 (40.63%) Mainframe
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
1 13 (40.63%) Banking
2 10 (31.25%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (21.88%) CA
3 7 (21.88%) zOS
4 5 (15.63%) REXX
5 4 (12.50%) RACF
5 4 (12.50%) JCL
5 4 (12.50%) Change Management
5 4 (12.50%) OS/2
5 4 (12.50%) BMC
5 4 (12.50%) ETL
5 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Lombardi
6 3 (9.38%) CICS
6 3 (9.38%) DB2
6 3 (9.38%) COBOL
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.38%) DataStage
7 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
7 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.25%) SOA

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.38%) CICS
3 1 (3.13%) FileNet
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) JBoss
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SPSS
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Agresso
1 1 (3.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) thinkFolio
1 1 (3.13%) Markit EDM
1 1 (3.13%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Silverpop
2 1 (3.13%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) DB2
1 3 (9.38%) DataStage
2 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.13%) DecisionStream
3 1 (3.13%) Kalido
3 1 (3.13%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (3.13%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (3.13%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (3.13%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Lombardi
2 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
1 13 (40.63%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Developer
1 5 (15.63%) Analyst
2 4 (12.50%) Administrator
2 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) DB2 DBA
3 3 (9.38%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (9.38%) DBA
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Security Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Informatica Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) CICS Systems Programmer
5 1 (3.13%) Business Change Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Dojo
1 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Mainframe
2 10 (31.25%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.13%) DataPower
4 1 (3.13%) iSeries
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) zOS
2 4 (12.50%) OS/2
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) ETL
1 4 (12.50%) Change Management
1 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (9.38%) Migration
2 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
3 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 2 (6.25%) SOA
3 2 (6.25%) SDLC
3 2 (6.25%) Campaign Management
3 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.25%) Data Management
4 1 (3.13%) Content Management
4 1 (3.13%) Document Management
4 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) REXX
2 4 (12.50%) JCL
3 3 (9.38%) COBOL
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) C++
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.13%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) CA
2 4 (12.50%) BMC
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Cognos
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) EMC
4 1 (3.13%) Informatica
4 1 (3.13%) Veritas
4 1 (3.13%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.13%) Syncsort
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