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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 72 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -3
Contract jobs citing IBM 9 40 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.65% 3.25% 3.24%
As % of the Vendors category 2.31% 9.90% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 5
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£425 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £358 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £518 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -21.56%
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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
390 404 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.34% 32.79% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 210 98
Average daily rate £396 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £205 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £16.89 £10.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.85% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £63.45 £14.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 February 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 February 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 20 (42.55%) Finance
2 17 (36.17%) Banking
3 15 (31.91%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (31.91%) Campaign Management
4 12 (25.53%) Retail
4 12 (25.53%) WebSphere
5 10 (21.28%) Retail Banking
5 10 (21.28%) Oracle
5 10 (21.28%) SAN
6 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (17.02%) Migration
7 8 (17.02%) Marketing
8 7 (14.89%) Java
9 6 (12.77%) UNIX
9 6 (12.77%) Linux
9 6 (12.77%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (12.77%) Project Management
9 6 (12.77%) Unica
10 5 (10.64%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (10.64%) Middleware
10 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
10 5 (10.64%) EMC
10 5 (10.64%) SOA
10 5 (10.64%) Chordiant
10 5 (10.64%) SQL
11 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
11 4 (8.51%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (8.51%) Solaris
11 4 (8.51%) Windows
11 4 (8.51%) XML

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (25.53%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.51%) MQSeries
2 4 (8.51%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (6.38%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.38%) CICS
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.26%) IIS
5 1 (2.13%) JBoss
5 1 (2.13%) Apache
5 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) SPSS
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) SAN
2 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.51%) NAS
3 3 (6.38%) LDAP
3 3 (6.38%) DNS
3 3 (6.38%) SSH
4 2 (4.26%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) RDBMS
2 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.38%) DB2
4 1 (2.13%) Informix
4 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.13%) DecisionStream
4 1 (2.13%) BODI
4 1 (2.13%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.13%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (2.13%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (2.13%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (2.13%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) JIRA
2 2 (4.26%) FitNesse
2 2 (4.26%) Fiddler
2 2 (4.26%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.13%) Checkstyle
3 1 (2.13%) JUnit
3 1 (2.13%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (42.55%) Finance
2 17 (36.17%) Banking
3 12 (25.53%) Retail
4 10 (21.28%) Retail Banking
5 8 (17.02%) Marketing
6 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Architect
2 9 (19.15%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (17.02%) Designer
4 7 (14.89%) Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Project Manager
6 5 (10.64%) Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Designer
7 4 (8.51%) Business Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Solutions Designer
9 2 (4.26%) Operations Manager
9 2 (4.26%) Performance Tester
9 2 (4.26%) IT Operations Manager
9 2 (4.26%) Data Migration Project Manager
9 2 (4.26%) Tester
9 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) Technical Architect
10 1 (2.13%) Consultant
10 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 1 (2.13%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (10.64%) Middleware
3 4 (8.51%) XML
4 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (6.38%) Web Services
5 1 (2.13%) OAuth
5 1 (2.13%) XSD
5 1 (2.13%) JAXB
5 1 (2.13%) SAML
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.13%) .NET
5 1 (2.13%) J2EE
5 1 (2.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.38%) Replication
3 2 (4.26%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (4.26%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.13%) DataPower
4 1 (2.13%) iSeries
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) UNIX
1 6 (12.77%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Solaris
2 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.38%) zOS
4 1 (2.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Campaign Management
2 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (17.02%) Migration
4 6 (12.77%) Project Management
5 5 (10.64%) SOA
5 5 (10.64%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.38%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (6.38%) Resource Management
7 3 (6.38%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.26%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.26%) ITIL V2
8 2 (4.26%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.26%) ETL
8 2 (4.26%) ITIL
8 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.26%) Release Management
8 2 (4.26%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) Java
2 5 (10.64%) SQL
3 2 (4.26%) C
4 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.13%) MUMPS
4 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) MCSE
2 2 (4.26%) CCNA
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.26%) MCTS
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 3 (6.38%) SCCM
1 3 (6.38%) SCOM
2 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.26%) Control-M
2 2 (4.26%) CA Endevor
3 1 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.13%) Puppet
3 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Oracle
2 6 (12.77%) Unica
3 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.64%) Chordiant
3 5 (10.64%) EMC
4 4 (8.51%) Symantec
4 4 (8.51%) VMware
4 4 (8.51%) HP
4 4 (8.51%) Veritas
5 1 (2.13%) Dell
5 1 (2.13%) F5
5 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.13%) Endeca
5 1 (2.13%) CA
5 1 (2.13%) Hitachi
5 1 (2.13%) Informatica
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.13%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.13%) Cognos
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Rate: Competitive
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