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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 48 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -7
Contract jobs citing IBM 28 62 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.32% 5.50% 4.91%
As % of the Vendors category 6.35% 16.58% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 15
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £491 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.53 £19.50 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+61.66% -36.48%
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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
441 374 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.60% 33.19% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 147 123
Average daily rate £400 £400 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £281 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 18
Average hourly rate £12.25 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.62 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.35 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 26 (48.15%) Finance
1 26 (48.15%) WebSphere
2 20 (37.04%) Banking
3 16 (29.63%) Oracle
3 16 (29.63%) Linux
4 15 (27.78%) AIX
5 14 (25.93%) UNIX
5 14 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (25.93%) Campaign Management
6 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 11 (20.37%) Java
7 11 (20.37%) DB2
7 11 (20.37%) Retail
7 11 (20.37%) Retail Banking
8 10 (18.52%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (18.52%) Windows
8 10 (18.52%) Project Management
8 10 (18.52%) Mainframe
9 9 (16.67%) Middleware
9 9 (16.67%) SAN
9 9 (16.67%) CICS
9 9 (16.67%) zOS
9 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (16.67%) Financial Institution
10 8 (14.81%) SRDF
10 8 (14.81%) NAS
10 8 (14.81%) Replication
10 8 (14.81%) Marketing
10 8 (14.81%) Unica
10 8 (14.81%) WebSphere Message Broker

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 26 (48.15%) WebSphere
2 10 (18.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (16.67%) CICS
4 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) SAN
2 8 (14.81%) NAS
3 6 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.85%) SNA
5 1 (1.85%) FTP
5 1 (1.85%) Telnet
5 1 (1.85%) X.25
5 1 (1.85%) MPLS
5 1 (1.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (20.37%) DB2
3 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.85%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.85%) DataStage
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (3.70%) Introscope
2 2 (3.70%) JUnit
3 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.85%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.85%) Ant
3 1 (1.85%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.85%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.85%) Maven
3 1 (1.85%) Fiddler
General
1 26 (48.15%) Finance
2 20 (37.04%) Banking
3 11 (20.37%) Retail
3 11 (20.37%) Retail Banking
4 9 (16.67%) Financial Institution
5 8 (14.81%) Marketing
6 1 (1.85%) International Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Architect
2 9 (16.67%) Designer
3 8 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Designer
5 6 (11.11%) Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (7.41%) UNIX Specialist
7 4 (7.41%) Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
9 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Administrator
9 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Portal Developer
9 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) Portal Developer
9 2 (3.70%) AIX Specialist
10 1 (1.85%) Java Applications Architect
10 1 (1.85%) Campaign Manager
10 1 (1.85%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) Middleware
2 8 (14.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 7 (12.96%) XML
4 6 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (9.26%) HTML
6 4 (7.41%) J2EE
7 3 (5.56%) Web Services
7 3 (5.56%) Spring
8 2 (3.70%) jQuery
8 2 (3.70%) Ajax
8 2 (3.70%) Java EE
8 2 (3.70%) CSS
8 2 (3.70%) JSP
8 2 (3.70%) SOAP
9 1 (1.85%) WSDL
9 1 (1.85%) Apache Flex
9 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Mainframe
2 8 (14.81%) Replication
2 8 (14.81%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (9.26%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) DataPower
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Linux
2 15 (27.78%) AIX
3 14 (25.93%) UNIX
4 10 (18.52%) Windows
5 9 (16.67%) zOS
6 4 (7.41%) HPUX
6 4 (7.41%) Solaris
6 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Campaign Management
2 10 (18.52%) Project Management
3 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (12.96%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (11.11%) Migration
6 4 (7.41%) Network Design
6 4 (7.41%) SOA
7 3 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.56%) Resource Management
8 2 (3.70%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.70%) BCP
8 2 (3.70%) ETL
8 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.85%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.85%) Line Management
9 1 (1.85%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.85%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.85%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.85%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.37%) Java
2 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.56%) Perl
4 2 (3.70%) PHP
4 2 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (1.85%) SQL
5 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.85%) JCL
5 1 (1.85%) Jython
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) SRDF
2 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.70%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.85%) Legato
2 1 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Oracle
2 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.81%) Unica
3 8 (14.81%) EMC
4 6 (11.11%) HP
4 6 (11.11%) Chordiant
5 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.41%) Sun
6 3 (5.56%) TIBCO
7 2 (3.70%) CA
7 2 (3.70%) JBoss
8 1 (1.85%) Guidewire
8 1 (1.85%) Informatica
8 1 (1.85%) Ab Initio
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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