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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 61 64 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -41
Contract jobs citing IBM 33 15 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.93% 1.27% 5.25%
As % of the Vendors category 6.57% 3.75% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 18
Average daily rate
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£448 £405 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.49% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £543 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.72 £35.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +77.21%
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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
502 400 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.31% 33.93% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 216 131
Average daily rate £375 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £163 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £14.51 £12.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.91% -55.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.94 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.43 £35.20 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 August 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 August 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 24 (42.86%) Banking
2 22 (39.29%) Mainframe
3 20 (35.71%) Finance
4 18 (32.14%) zOS
5 14 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
6 12 (21.43%) CA
7 8 (14.29%) Middleware
7 8 (14.29%) CICS
8 7 (12.50%) BMC
8 7 (12.50%) DB2
8 7 (12.50%) Migration
8 7 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (12.50%) WebSphere
8 7 (12.50%) Change Management
9 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.71%) DataStage
9 6 (10.71%) SOA
10 5 (8.93%) ETL
10 5 (8.93%) REXX
10 5 (8.93%) Project Management
10 5 (8.93%) FileNet
10 5 (8.93%) Retail
10 5 (8.93%) Data Management
10 5 (8.93%) Content Management
10 5 (8.93%) DataPower
11 4 (7.14%) Lombardi
11 4 (7.14%) Document Management
11 4 (7.14%) OS/2
11 4 (7.14%) RACF

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 8 (14.29%) CICS
2 7 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.93%) FileNet
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.79%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Project
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Agresso
1 1 (1.79%) thinkFolio
1 1 (1.79%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.79%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (1.79%) NAS
2 1 (1.79%) SSL
2 1 (1.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) DB2
2 6 (10.71%) DataStage
3 1 (1.79%) Kalido
3 1 (1.79%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.79%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Lombardi
2 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 24 (42.86%) Banking
2 20 (35.71%) Finance
3 5 (8.93%) Retail
4 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (19.64%) Administrator
2 9 (16.07%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.71%) Developer
4 5 (8.93%) DBA
4 5 (8.93%) DB2 DBA
5 4 (7.14%) Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Designer
5 4 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (3.57%) Security Specialist
7 2 (3.57%) AIX Specialist
7 2 (3.57%) Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Network Architect
7 2 (3.57%) RACF Administrator
8 1 (1.79%) RACF Specialist
8 1 (1.79%) Data Administrator
8 1 (1.79%) Consultant
8 1 (1.79%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.79%) Lead Designer
8 1 (1.79%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) Middleware
2 3 (5.36%) Dojo
2 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (5.36%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.79%) J2EE
3 1 (1.79%) Web Services
3 1 (1.79%) XML
3 1 (1.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (39.29%) Mainframe
2 14 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (8.93%) DataPower
4 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.79%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.14%) zOS
2 4 (7.14%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) OS/2
3 3 (5.36%) AIX
4 2 (3.57%) Solaris
4 2 (3.57%) UNIX
4 2 (3.57%) Windows
4 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.50%) Change Management
1 7 (12.50%) Migration
1 7 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
1 7 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (10.71%) SOA
3 5 (8.93%) ETL
3 5 (8.93%) Project Management
3 5 (8.93%) Data Management
3 5 (8.93%) Content Management
4 4 (7.14%) Document Management
5 3 (5.36%) SDLC
5 3 (5.36%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.79%) UML
7 1 (1.79%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (1.79%) OO
7 1 (1.79%) Process Management
7 1 (1.79%) B2B
7 1 (1.79%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) REXX
2 4 (7.14%) JCL
3 3 (5.36%) CLIST
3 3 (5.36%) COBOL
3 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.36%) SQL
4 1 (1.79%) C++
4 1 (1.79%) Perl
4 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) RACF
2 2 (3.57%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) CA Endevor
1 2 (3.57%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (1.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) CA
2 7 (12.50%) BMC
3 2 (3.57%) Informatica
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) HP
3 2 (3.57%) Veritas
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.79%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.79%) Teradata
4 1 (1.79%) Syncsort
4 1 (1.79%) EMC
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe
4 1 (1.79%) NetApp
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