The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Edinburgh region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 73 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +8
Contract jobs citing IBM 15 53 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.19% 5.27% 3.33%
As % of the Vendors category 3.02% 16.56% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £394 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £341 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £22.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -29.68%
Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
496 320 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.24% 31.81% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 123 139
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +17.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
IBM
Scotland

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 28 (50.00%) UNIX
2 24 (42.86%) Finance
3 22 (39.29%) Windows
3 22 (39.29%) Linux
4 20 (35.71%) WebSphere
5 19 (33.93%) AIX
6 15 (26.79%) Banking
7 14 (25.00%) Oracle
8 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 12 (21.43%) SAN
8 12 (21.43%) Mainframe
9 11 (19.64%) DB2
10 10 (17.86%) CICS
10 10 (17.86%) HP
10 10 (17.86%) IBM Mainframe
11 9 (16.07%) zOS
11 9 (16.07%) Java
11 9 (16.07%) SOA
11 9 (16.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 9 (16.07%) VMware
11 9 (16.07%) Replication
12 8 (14.29%) Financial Institution
12 8 (14.29%) Tivoli
12 8 (14.29%) Middleware
12 8 (14.29%) EMC
12 8 (14.29%) SRDF
12 8 (14.29%) NAS
13 6 (10.71%) Clustering
13 6 (10.71%) Red Hat
13 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 20 (35.71%) WebSphere
2 10 (17.86%) CICS
3 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) SAN
2 8 (14.29%) NAS
3 5 (8.93%) Firewall
4 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.57%) Wireshark
5 2 (3.57%) LAN
5 2 (3.57%) WAN
6 1 (1.79%) MPLS
6 1 (1.79%) Telnet
6 1 (1.79%) X.25
6 1 (1.79%) SNA
6 1 (1.79%) DNS
6 1 (1.79%) DHCP
6 1 (1.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) DB2
2 1 (1.79%) DataStage
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.79%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Fiddler
1 2 (3.57%) Introscope
1 2 (3.57%) JUnit
1 2 (3.57%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.79%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.79%) ClearCase
General
1 24 (42.86%) Finance
2 15 (26.79%) Banking
3 8 (14.29%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.36%) Advertising
5 2 (3.57%) Marketing
6 1 (1.79%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (16.07%) Designer
1 9 (16.07%) Administrator
2 8 (14.29%) Infrastructure Designer
3 7 (12.50%) Architect
4 5 (8.93%) Storage Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Storage Administrator
5 4 (7.14%) Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (7.14%) UNIX Specialist
6 3 (5.36%) Performance Tester
6 3 (5.36%) Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Tester
6 3 (5.36%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (5.36%) IBM Storage Administrator
7 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Portal Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.57%) AIX Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Portal Developer
7 2 (3.57%) AIX Specialist
7 2 (3.57%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) Middleware
2 5 (8.93%) HTML
3 4 (7.14%) J2EE
3 4 (7.14%) Web Services
4 3 (5.36%) SOAP
4 3 (5.36%) XML
4 3 (5.36%) Spring
5 2 (3.57%) jQuery
5 2 (3.57%) Java EE
5 2 (3.57%) Ajax
5 2 (3.57%) CSS
5 2 (3.57%) JSP
5 2 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.79%) WSDL
6 1 (1.79%) JMS
6 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.79%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Mainframe
2 10 (17.86%) IBM Mainframe
3 9 (16.07%) Replication
4 6 (10.71%) Clustering
5 2 (3.57%) DataPower
6 1 (1.79%) VSAM
6 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.79%) iSeries
6 1 (1.79%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.00%) UNIX
2 22 (39.29%) Windows
2 22 (39.29%) Linux
3 19 (33.93%) AIX
4 9 (16.07%) zOS
5 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.14%) HPUX
6 4 (7.14%) Solaris
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.57%) SUSE
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.79%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) SOA
2 4 (7.14%) Project Management
3 3 (5.36%) Data Modelling
3 3 (5.36%) Network Design
3 3 (5.36%) Migration
3 3 (5.36%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (5.36%) Performance Testing
4 2 (3.57%) Performance Management
4 2 (3.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.57%) Programme Management
4 2 (3.57%) ITIL
4 2 (3.57%) ETL
5 1 (1.79%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.79%) RUP
5 1 (1.79%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.79%) Workflow Management
5 1 (1.79%) Data Analysis
5 1 (1.79%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) Java
2 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
2 5 (8.93%) Perl
3 2 (3.57%) C-shell
3 2 (3.57%) Korn
3 2 (3.57%) PHP
3 2 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (1.79%) REXX
4 1 (1.79%) SQL
4 1 (1.79%) Jython
4 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.79%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) SRDF
2 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (14.29%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.57%) SCOM
3 2 (3.57%) CA Wily
3 2 (3.57%) nmon
4 1 (1.79%) Legato
4 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.79%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.79%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Oracle
2 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.86%) HP
4 9 (16.07%) VMware
5 8 (14.29%) EMC
6 6 (10.71%) Red Hat
7 4 (7.14%) CA
7 4 (7.14%) Sun
8 3 (5.36%) TIBCO
9 2 (3.57%) JBoss
10 1 (1.79%) Symantec
10 1 (1.79%) McAfee
10 1 (1.79%) Informatica
10 1 (1.79%) Citrix
10 1 (1.79%) BMC
10 1 (1.79%) Dell
10 1 (1.79%) Ab Initio
10 1 (1.79%) Trend Micro
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