The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine 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 52 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 12 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 2.87% - 2.20%
As % of the Vendors category 4.51% - 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £330 - £327
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 - £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 - £362
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +27.27%
IBM
Renfrewshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Vendors Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
266 48 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 63.64% 60.00% 63.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 32 44
Median daily rate £321 £347 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.62% +7.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £262 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £451 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 1 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -
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 Erskine

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Erskine region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Erskine region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

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 Erskine region with a requirement for IBM.

1 12 (100.00%) ITIL
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) AIX
1 12 (100.00%) Solaris
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (83.33%) Java
3 10 (83.33%) Perl
3 10 (83.33%) Release Management
4 7 (58.33%) SCOM
4 7 (58.33%) Korn
4 7 (58.33%) Service Management
4 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (58.33%) Bourne shell
4 7 (58.33%) Regular Expression
4 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 7 (58.33%) VBScript
4 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 7 (58.33%) HPUX
4 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
4 7 (58.33%) HP
4 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (58.33%) Tivoli
4 7 (58.33%) Netcool
5 6 (50.00%) CA
6 5 (41.67%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (41.67%) Middleware
6 5 (41.67%) Unix

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine 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 4 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (25.00%) Apache
2 3 (25.00%) AquaLogic
2 3 (25.00%) JBoss
2 3 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (25.00%) Tuxedo
2 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (8.33%) CICS
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Build Forge
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Monitoring Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Monitoring Specialist
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Regular Expression
2 5 (41.67%) Middleware
3 4 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) AIX
1 12 (100.00%) Solaris
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) HPUX
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
3 5 (41.67%) Unix
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (33.33%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) ITIL
2 10 (83.33%) Release Management
3 7 (58.33%) Service Management
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (25.00%) QMS
4 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
1 10 (83.33%) Perl
2 7 (58.33%) Bourne shell
2 7 (58.33%) Korn
2 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) VBScript
3 3 (25.00%) C
3 3 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Netcool
1 7 (58.33%) SCOM
1 7 (58.33%) Tivoli
2 5 (41.67%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (25.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) HP
2 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
3 6 (50.00%) CA
4 3 (25.00%) Axway
4 3 (25.00%) Fujitsu
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) Sun