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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 47 59 42
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Contract jobs citing IBM 24 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.91% 1.17% 2.28%
As % of the Vendors category 6.56% 2.80% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -28.57%
Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
366 322 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 44.31% 41.87% 38.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 136 152
Average daily rate £324 £338 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +55.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 17 (41.46%) Java
2 15 (36.59%) Tomcat
3 14 (34.15%) Web Services
3 14 (34.15%) UNIX
4 12 (29.27%) SQL
4 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
4 12 (29.27%) Finance
5 10 (24.39%) JMS
5 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
5 10 (24.39%) Windows
5 10 (24.39%) XML
6 9 (21.95%) Spring
7 8 (19.51%) Banking
7 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
8 7 (17.07%) .NET
8 7 (17.07%) Oracle
8 7 (17.07%) ETL
9 6 (14.63%) SOA
9 6 (14.63%) XML Schema
9 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (14.63%) SOAP
9 6 (14.63%) Hibernate
9 6 (14.63%) Firewall
9 6 (14.63%) Kofax
10 5 (12.20%) Subversion
10 5 (12.20%) Investment Banking
10 5 (12.20%) WebLogic
10 5 (12.20%) Apache
10 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
10 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 15 (36.59%) Tomcat
2 5 (12.20%) WebLogic
2 5 (12.20%) Apache
2 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.20%) WebSphere
3 4 (9.76%) IIS
3 4 (9.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (9.76%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (4.88%) Confluence
4 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.44%) Papyrus
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.44%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (7.32%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (2.44%) Maximo
2 1 (2.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.44%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Firewall
2 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.20%) DNS
3 4 (9.76%) DMZ
3 4 (9.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (4.88%) SAN
5 1 (2.44%) LDAP
5 1 (2.44%) SSL
5 1 (2.44%) DHCP
5 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
3 5 (12.20%) RDBMS
4 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.88%) Ingres
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.44%) DB2
7 1 (2.44%) Star Schema
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.44%) DataStage
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Subversion
2 2 (4.88%) JIRA
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) Java Developer
3 3 (7.32%) Analyst
3 3 (7.32%) Consultant
3 3 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
3 3 (7.32%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (7.32%) TM1 Developer
3 3 (7.32%) TM1 Consultant
4 2 (4.88%) Cognos Developer
4 2 (4.88%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Monitoring Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (4.88%) Cognos Consultant
4 2 (4.88%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Applications Support
4 2 (4.88%) DBA
4 2 (4.88%) Administrator
5 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) Web Services
2 10 (24.39%) JMS
2 10 (24.39%) XML
3 9 (21.95%) Spring
4 7 (17.07%) .NET
5 6 (14.63%) XML Schema
5 6 (14.63%) SOAP
5 6 (14.63%) Hibernate
6 4 (9.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (9.76%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (9.76%) JSP
6 4 (9.76%) HTML
7 3 (7.32%) Middleware
7 3 (7.32%) Apache Camel
7 3 (7.32%) JSON
7 3 (7.32%) Apache CXF
8 2 (4.88%) HTML5
9 1 (2.44%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) DataPower
2 4 (9.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (9.76%) Equities
2 4 (9.76%) Fixed Income
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) CMDB
5 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.44%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.44%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) UNIX
2 10 (24.39%) Windows
3 4 (9.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.32%) AIX
5 2 (4.88%) Linux
6 1 (2.44%) Solaris
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) ETL
2 6 (14.63%) SOA
2 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (9.76%) Multithreading
4 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
4 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.32%) Change Management
5 3 (7.32%) Analytics
5 3 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) Release Management
6 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.88%) ITIL
6 2 (4.88%) Document Management
6 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) Java
2 12 (29.27%) SQL
3 4 (9.76%) Perl
4 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.88%) C#
4 2 (4.88%) C++
4 2 (4.88%) VBScript
4 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.44%) JCL
5 1 (2.44%) COBOL
5 1 (2.44%) RPG
5 1 (2.44%) Python
5 1 (2.44%) RPG/400
5 1 (2.44%) RPG IV
5 1 (2.44%) Korn
5 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.88%) SCOM
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle
3 6 (14.63%) Kofax
4 4 (9.76%) RightFax
4 4 (9.76%) Cognos
5 3 (7.32%) Informatica
6 2 (4.88%) ArcSight
6 2 (4.88%) BMC
6 2 (4.88%) SAP
6 2 (4.88%) VMware
7 1 (2.44%) Teradata
7 1 (2.44%) Sybase
7 1 (2.44%) JBoss
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco
7 1 (2.44%) CA
7 1 (2.44%) HP
7 1 (2.44%) EMC
7 1 (2.44%) NetApp
7 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.44%) Planview