The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Glasgow 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 54 63 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -31
Contract jobs citing IBM 14 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.04% 1.66% 3.62%
As % of the Vendors category 4.53% 3.40% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 8
Average daily rate £325 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £252 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £452 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £27.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +25.00%
Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
309 441 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 44.98% 48.73% 41.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 224 157
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £241 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 25
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.13 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.73% -43.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £16.53 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
IBM
Scotland

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Glasgow region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 15 (51.72%) SQL
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 14 (48.28%) Java
3 13 (44.83%) Oracle
4 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
4 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
5 11 (37.93%) Windows
6 9 (31.03%) XML
6 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
7 8 (27.59%) RDBMS
7 8 (27.59%) ETL
7 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (24.14%) HTML
8 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
9 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
9 6 (20.69%) JMS
9 6 (20.69%) .NET
9 6 (20.69%) UNIX
9 6 (20.69%) SOA
9 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (20.69%) JSON
9 6 (20.69%) Spring
9 6 (20.69%) Apache Camel
9 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
10 5 (17.24%) Banking
10 5 (17.24%) Subversion
10 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (17.24%) HTML5
10 5 (17.24%) Waterfall

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 6 (20.69%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.34%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.90%) Confluence
3 2 (6.90%) Papyrus
4 1 (3.45%) Mule
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.45%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (6.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (6.90%) Cognos Controller
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) SAN
1 2 (6.90%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
3 8 (27.59%) RDBMS
4 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
5 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) DataStage
6 1 (3.45%) Star Schema
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Subversion
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Designer
2 6 (20.69%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Designer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Support
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) DBA
5 2 (6.90%) UNIX Support
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) TM1 Developer
5 2 (6.90%) TM1 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) XML
2 7 (24.14%) HTML
3 6 (20.69%) JMS
3 6 (20.69%) .NET
3 6 (20.69%) JSON
3 6 (20.69%) Spring
3 6 (20.69%) Apache Camel
4 5 (17.24%) HTML5
4 5 (17.24%) Web Services
5 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
5 3 (10.34%) Apache CXF
5 3 (10.34%) XML Schema
5 3 (10.34%) SOAP
6 1 (3.45%) Apache Flex
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
1 2 (6.90%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (6.90%) Fixed Income
1 2 (6.90%) Equities
1 2 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (20.69%) UNIX
5 3 (10.34%) AIX
5 3 (10.34%) Solaris
5 3 (10.34%) Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ETL
2 6 (20.69%) SOA
3 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
4 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.34%) Document Management
6 2 (6.90%) UML
6 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.90%) Analytics
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.45%) Scrum
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.45%) TDD
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Inmon Methodology
7 1 (3.45%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.45%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) Java
3 5 (17.24%) C#
3 5 (17.24%) C++
4 2 (6.90%) COBOL
5 1 (3.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Nagios
2 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.45%) Netcool
2 1 (3.45%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Oracle
2 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) Kofax
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.34%) Cognos
4 2 (6.90%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Informatica
5 1 (3.45%) Symantec
5 1 (3.45%) JBoss
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