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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 52 47 71
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +24
Contract jobs citing IBM 17 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.96% 2.84% 1.58%
As % of the Vendors category 4.97% 7.02% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 8
Average daily rate
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£413 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £299 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £378 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+35.45% -
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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 Glasgow region.

Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
342 285 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.40% 40.54% 47.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 135 197
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £167 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 10
Average hourly rate £20.35 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.02% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £119.00 £24.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
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 26 May 2015, 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 9 (34.62%) Java
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (26.92%) Change Management
3 7 (26.92%) XML
3 7 (26.92%) Kofax
4 6 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (23.08%) UNIX
4 6 (23.08%) Tivoli
5 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
5 5 (19.23%) Banking
5 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (15.38%) DataPower
6 4 (15.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 4 (15.38%) CA
6 4 (15.38%) LDAP
7 3 (11.54%) HTTPS
7 3 (11.54%) SOAP
7 3 (11.54%) SSL
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (11.54%) Content Management
7 3 (11.54%) TDD
8 2 (7.69%) SDLC
8 2 (7.69%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 2 (7.69%) Separation of Concerns
8 2 (7.69%) Dojo
8 2 (7.69%) FileNet
8 2 (7.69%) Jasmine

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.69%) FileNet
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) CICS
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.85%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (3.85%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) LDAP
2 3 (11.54%) HTTPS
2 3 (11.54%) SSL
3 1 (3.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Kalido
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
1 2 (7.69%) JSUnit
1 2 (7.69%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Business Analyst
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Monitoring Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Designer
3 2 (7.69%) Tivoli Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Release Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) SOAP
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) JMS
3 2 (7.69%) Dojo
3 2 (7.69%) HTML5
3 2 (7.69%) Sass
3 2 (7.69%) LESS
3 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.85%) REST
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 1 (3.85%) WSDL
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) DataPower
2 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) UNIX
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) AIX
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.85%) zOS
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (26.92%) Change Management
3 6 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) TDD
5 3 (11.54%) Content Management
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.69%) Business Transformation
6 2 (7.69%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 2 (7.69%) Separation of Concerns
6 2 (7.69%) SDLC
6 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) E-business
6 2 (7.69%) Identity Management
6 2 (7.69%) OO
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.85%) B2B
7 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) Perl
3 2 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Assembly Language
4 1 (3.85%) REXX
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Tivoli
2 4 (15.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (7.69%) Netcool
4 1 (3.85%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Kofax
2 4 (15.38%) CA
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Dell
4 1 (3.85%) EMC
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) Informatica
4 1 (3.85%) Lotus
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Symantec
4 1 (3.85%) VMware