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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 39 38 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +20
Contract jobs citing IBM 17 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.06% 3.08% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 6.44% 6.40% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 7
Median daily rate £358 £265 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.90% -35.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £224 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £330 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-19.54% +24.28%

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
264 297 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 47.48% 48.14% 38.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 157 182
Median daily rate £373 £306 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.63% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 9
Median hourly rate £40.25 £16.00 £13.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+151.56% +20.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.05 £16.00 £11.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £16.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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
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 28 February 2017, 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 18 (38.30%) Java
2 16 (34.04%) Unix
2 16 (34.04%) Linux
3 15 (31.91%) Finance
4 13 (27.66%) Python
4 13 (27.66%) AIX
5 12 (25.53%) Perl
5 12 (25.53%) Bash Shell
6 11 (23.40%) Firewall
6 11 (23.40%) Banking
7 10 (21.28%) WebSphere
8 9 (19.15%) REST
9 8 (17.02%) PowerHA
9 8 (17.02%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (17.02%) Spring
9 8 (17.02%) SOAP
10 7 (14.89%) Solaris
10 7 (14.89%) SQL
10 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
10 7 (14.89%) Hibernate
10 7 (14.89%) Big Data
10 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (14.89%) Microservices
10 7 (14.89%) Korn
10 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
10 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
10 7 (14.89%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 6 (12.77%) DataPower
11 6 (12.77%) Hadoop

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 10 (21.28%) WebSphere
2 8 (17.02%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (10.64%) Confluence
4 4 (8.51%) IBM Domino
4 4 (8.51%) IBM Notes
4 4 (8.51%) JBoss
5 3 (6.38%) Apache Spark
5 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
6 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (14.89%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (4.26%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) Firewall
2 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.77%) Network Security
4 5 (10.64%) DNS
5 4 (8.51%) HTTPS
5 4 (8.51%) SSL
6 3 (6.38%) LDAP
6 3 (6.38%) SAN
7 2 (4.26%) Internet
8 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.13%) RS-232
8 1 (2.13%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) Big Data
2 6 (12.77%) Hadoop
3 5 (10.64%) Apache Hive
4 4 (8.51%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.26%) IBM BigInsights
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.13%) DataStage
7 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.77%) JIRA
3 3 (6.38%) JUnit
3 3 (6.38%) Maven
4 2 (4.26%) Bitbucket
4 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.26%) Gradle
4 2 (4.26%) Mockito
4 2 (4.26%) Subversion
5 1 (2.13%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.13%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.13%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 15 (31.91%) Finance
2 11 (23.40%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Law
4 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.89%) AIX Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Unix Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Unix Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Splunk Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Identity Management Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Unix Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Unix Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Splunk Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) REST
2 8 (17.02%) SOAP
2 8 (17.02%) Spring
3 7 (14.89%) Hibernate
4 6 (12.77%) JMS
5 5 (10.64%) J2EE
5 5 (10.64%) Kafka
6 4 (8.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 4 (8.51%) Web Services
7 3 (6.38%) Regular Expression
7 3 (6.38%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
8 2 (4.26%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (4.26%) Apache Camel
8 2 (4.26%) JAX-RS
8 2 (4.26%) JSON
8 2 (4.26%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (4.26%) XML
9 1 (2.13%) JDBC
9 1 (2.13%) JSP
9 1 (2.13%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) DataPower
3 5 (10.64%) Wiki
4 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.13%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.13%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) IBM XIV
5 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) RIA
5 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Linux
1 16 (34.04%) Unix
2 13 (27.66%) AIX
3 7 (14.89%) Solaris
4 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.38%) Windows
6 2 (4.26%) Tru64
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.89%) Microservices
3 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
3 6 (12.77%) SDLC
3 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
4 5 (10.64%) Analytics
4 5 (10.64%) Anomaly Detection
4 5 (10.64%) Statistical Modelling
4 5 (10.64%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (8.51%) Mathematics
6 3 (6.38%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (6.38%) DevOps
6 3 (6.38%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (6.38%) Information Security
6 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.38%) SIEM
6 3 (6.38%) SOA
6 3 (6.38%) Use Case
7 2 (4.26%) Data Enrichment
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) Java
2 13 (27.66%) Python
3 12 (25.53%) Bash Shell
3 12 (25.53%) Perl
4 7 (14.89%) Korn
4 7 (14.89%) SQL
5 5 (10.64%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.26%) Ruby
7 1 (2.13%) C++
7 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) CISSP
3 5 (10.64%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Def Stans
1 1 (2.13%) DO-178B
1 1 (2.13%) IEC 61508
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) PowerHA
2 5 (10.64%) Apache Flume
3 3 (6.38%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.26%) Docker
5 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) ArcSight ESM
1 5 (10.64%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (10.64%) logstash
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (10.64%) QRadar
2 4 (8.51%) Ansible
2 4 (8.51%) Data Guard
2 4 (8.51%) Puppet
2 4 (8.51%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (6.38%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (6.38%) Tivoli
4 2 (4.26%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.13%) Control-M
5 1 (2.13%) MOM
5 1 (2.13%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (2.13%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.13%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle
1 6 (12.77%) Symantec
2 5 (10.64%) ArcSight
2 5 (10.64%) EMC
2 5 (10.64%) MapR
2 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
2 5 (10.64%) Splunk
2 5 (10.64%) VMware
3 4 (8.51%) AppDynamics
3 4 (8.51%) Lotus
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.38%) CA
5 2 (4.26%) Veritas
6 1 (2.13%) BMC
6 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix
6 1 (2.13%) Dell
6 1 (2.13%) Reuters
6 1 (2.13%) Unisys