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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 54 67 55
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing IBM 40 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.83% 1.48% 2.43%
As % of the Vendors category 6.97% 5.19% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 22
Median daily rate £469 £447 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £385 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +27.27%
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
574 405 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.68% 28.50% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 202 187
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £158 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £454 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 11
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +84.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £17.40 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £43.75 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.10 £18.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year
+11.68% +1.09%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 27 (41.54%) Finance
2 26 (40.00%) Banking
3 18 (27.69%) WebSphere
4 15 (23.08%) Unix
5 12 (18.46%) Java
6 11 (16.92%) SOA
6 11 (16.92%) Mainframe
7 10 (15.38%) Tivoli
7 10 (15.38%) ITIL
7 10 (15.38%) Linux
8 9 (13.85%) QA
9 8 (12.31%) Java EE
9 8 (12.31%) Data Centre
9 8 (12.31%) Middleware
9 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (12.31%) Oracle
9 8 (12.31%) CA
9 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
10 7 (10.77%) REXX
10 7 (10.77%) DB2
10 7 (10.77%) .NET
10 7 (10.77%) AIX
10 7 (10.77%) Migration
10 7 (10.77%) Law
11 6 (9.23%) Spring
11 6 (9.23%) Windows
11 6 (9.23%) J2EE
12 5 (7.69%) Open Source
12 5 (7.69%) SQL
12 5 (7.69%) JavaScript

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 18 (27.69%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.15%) GlassFish
2 4 (6.15%) JBoss
3 3 (4.62%) CICS
4 2 (3.08%) Apache
4 2 (3.08%) Confluence
4 2 (3.08%) IIS
4 2 (3.08%) nginx
4 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.08%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.54%) FileNet
5 1 (1.54%) SAS
5 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.08%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) Firewall
1 5 (7.69%) FTP
2 4 (6.15%) SAN
2 4 (6.15%) SSL
3 3 (4.62%) DNS
4 2 (3.08%) DHCP
4 2 (3.08%) HTTP
4 2 (3.08%) IPsec
4 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.08%) WAN
5 1 (1.54%) DDNS
5 1 (1.54%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.54%) Internet
5 1 (1.54%) LAN
5 1 (1.54%) LDAP
5 1 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) DB2
2 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.08%) DataStage
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.54%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Ant
1 4 (6.15%) Introscope
2 2 (3.08%) JIRA
3 1 (1.54%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.54%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.54%) Selenium
General
1 27 (41.54%) Finance
2 26 (40.00%) Banking
3 7 (10.77%) Law
4 5 (7.69%) Retail
5 4 (6.15%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) Architect
1 13 (20.00%) Developer
2 10 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (13.85%) Consultant
4 7 (10.77%) DB2 DBA
4 7 (10.77%) DBA
5 6 (9.23%) Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Portal Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Technical Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) DB2 Support
7 3 (4.62%) Monitoring Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) Performance Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) Production DBA
7 3 (4.62%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.08%) Business Process Architect
8 2 (3.08%) Linux Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) Java EE
1 8 (12.31%) Middleware
2 7 (10.77%) .NET
3 6 (9.23%) J2EE
3 6 (9.23%) Spring
4 5 (7.69%) HTML
5 4 (6.15%) Hibernate
5 4 (6.15%) Struts
6 3 (4.62%) ISPF
7 2 (3.08%) Servlets
7 2 (3.08%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.54%) DHTML
8 1 (1.54%) DOM
8 1 (1.54%) REST
8 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Mainframe
2 8 (12.31%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.15%) LPAR
3 4 (6.15%) Replication
4 3 (4.62%) iSeries
4 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.62%) Tandem
5 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.08%) CMDB
5 2 (3.08%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.54%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) Unix
2 10 (15.38%) Linux
3 7 (10.77%) AIX
4 6 (9.23%) Windows
5 5 (7.69%) zOS
6 3 (4.62%) OS/2
7 1 (1.54%) HPUX
7 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.92%) SOA
2 10 (15.38%) ITIL
3 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.77%) Migration
5 5 (7.69%) Change Management
5 5 (7.69%) Open Source
5 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 5 (7.69%) UML
6 4 (6.15%) Application Performance Management
6 4 (6.15%) CRM
6 4 (6.15%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.15%) Performance Management
6 4 (6.15%) Process Improvement
6 4 (6.15%) Process Management
6 4 (6.15%) Project Management
6 4 (6.15%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (4.62%) Business Development
7 3 (4.62%) Service Management
7 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.46%) Java
2 7 (10.77%) REXX
3 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 5 (7.69%) SQL
4 4 (6.15%) PHP
4 4 (6.15%) Python
5 3 (4.62%) C#
5 3 (4.62%) JCL
6 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) QA
2 4 (6.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) PowerHA
2 3 (4.62%) RACF
2 3 (4.62%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (3.08%) Docker
3 2 (3.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.08%) Xen
4 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) Tivoli
2 4 (6.15%) CA Wily
3 3 (4.62%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.08%) Puppet
4 2 (3.08%) TADDM
5 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) CA
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
1 8 (12.31%) Oracle
2 5 (7.69%) IBM Sterling
3 3 (4.62%) Ab Initio
3 3 (4.62%) BMC
4 2 (3.08%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco
4 2 (3.08%) Cognizant
4 2 (3.08%) HP
4 2 (3.08%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.08%) VMware
5 1 (1.54%) Brocade
5 1 (1.54%) EMC
5 1 (1.54%) Google
5 1 (1.54%) Pega
5 1 (1.54%) Teradata