The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 37 51 47
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing IBM 31 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.82% 1.91% 2.95%
As % of the Vendors category 9.97% 4.94% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 10
Median daily rate £390 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £377 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £37.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-33.55% +35.45%
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 Glasgow region.

Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
311 344 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 48.37% 38.70% 40.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 184 135
Median daily rate £343 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 22 7
Median hourly rate - £31.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +76.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 29 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for IBM.

1 24 (48.00%) Unix
2 19 (38.00%) AIX
3 17 (34.00%) Linux
3 17 (34.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (32.00%) DataPower
5 15 (30.00%) Java
5 15 (30.00%) HTTP
6 14 (28.00%) Clustering
6 14 (28.00%) WebSphere
7 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (24.00%) SQL
9 11 (22.00%) SOAP
9 11 (22.00%) SOA
9 11 (22.00%) REST
10 10 (20.00%) Web Services
10 10 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
11 9 (18.00%) Windows
11 9 (18.00%) HTTPS
12 8 (16.00%) WSDL
12 8 (16.00%) HP
12 8 (16.00%) XML
12 8 (16.00%) XSD
12 8 (16.00%) DB2
12 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
12 8 (16.00%) Middleware
12 8 (16.00%) Finance
12 8 (16.00%) JSON
13 7 (14.00%) HL7
13 7 (14.00%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (14.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 14 (28.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (14.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 7 (14.00%) MQSeries
3 7 (14.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 3 (6.00%) IBM Domino
4 3 (6.00%) IBM Notes
5 2 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (2.00%) Apache
6 1 (2.00%) IIS
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (2.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) HTTP
2 9 (18.00%) HTTPS
3 7 (14.00%) FTP
3 7 (14.00%) WinSCP
4 5 (10.00%) SAN
5 3 (6.00%) DNS
5 3 (6.00%) LDAP
5 3 (6.00%) SSL
6 2 (4.00%) Internet
7 1 (2.00%) DHCP
7 1 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) DB2
2 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.00%) Big Data
5 1 (2.00%) DataStage
5 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.00%) IBM PureData
5 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) ClearCase
1 7 (14.00%) XMLSpy
2 5 (10.00%) Subversion
3 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.00%) Bitbucket
4 3 (6.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.00%) Gradle
4 3 (6.00%) JUnit
4 3 (6.00%) Maven
4 3 (6.00%) Mockito
5 1 (2.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Developer
2 7 (14.00%) Consultant
3 5 (10.00%) Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Unix Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Administrator
5 3 (6.00%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Unix Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) AIX Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Designer
6 2 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Tivoli Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Consultant
7 1 (2.00%) Identity Management Specialist
7 1 (2.00%) Middleware Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Monitoring Specialist
7 1 (2.00%) Principal Business Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Data Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) REST
1 11 (22.00%) SOAP
2 10 (20.00%) Web Services
3 8 (16.00%) JSON
3 8 (16.00%) Middleware
3 8 (16.00%) WSDL
3 8 (16.00%) XML
3 8 (16.00%) XSD
4 7 (14.00%) EDI
4 7 (14.00%) JMS
4 7 (14.00%) XSL
4 7 (14.00%) XSLT
5 6 (12.00%) J2EE
6 5 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (8.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
8 3 (6.00%) Apache Camel
8 3 (6.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (6.00%) IBM Integration Bus
8 3 (6.00%) JAX-RS
8 3 (6.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) DataPower
2 14 (28.00%) Clustering
3 7 (14.00%) SWIFT
4 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (6.00%) Replication
5 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.00%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.00%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.00%) Unix
2 19 (38.00%) AIX
3 17 (34.00%) Linux
3 17 (34.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (18.00%) Windows
5 6 (12.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (6.00%) Solaris
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.00%) HPUX
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) SOA
3 7 (14.00%) Defect Tracking
3 7 (14.00%) EAI
4 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.00%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (8.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (6.00%) High Availability
5 3 (6.00%) ITIL
5 3 (6.00%) Microservices
5 3 (6.00%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (6.00%) TDD
5 3 (6.00%) UML
6 2 (4.00%) Analytics
6 2 (4.00%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) Java
2 12 (24.00%) SQL
3 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (8.00%) Perl
5 3 (6.00%) Korn
5 3 (6.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) Bourne shell
6 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) CISSP
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) HL7
1 7 (14.00%) SEPA
2 3 (6.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.00%) Docker
2 3 (6.00%) PowerHA
2 3 (6.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.00%) XenApp
3 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (10.00%) Tivoli
3 4 (8.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (2.00%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.00%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (2.00%) Netcool
4 1 (2.00%) QRadar
4 1 (2.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) HP
2 7 (14.00%) Remedy
3 5 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.00%) VMware
4 4 (8.00%) CA
5 3 (6.00%) Lotus
5 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle
6 2 (4.00%) Cisco
6 2 (4.00%) EMC
6 2 (4.00%) Trillium
7 1 (2.00%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.00%) Citrix
7 1 (2.00%) Cognos
7 1 (2.00%) F5
7 1 (2.00%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (2.00%) Netezza
7 1 (2.00%) Splunk
7 1 (2.00%) Symantec