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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 52 56 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing IBM 23 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.64% 0.91% 2.14%
As % of the Vendors category 5.46% 2.18% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 5
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£300 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £363 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £488 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+77.21% -36.29%
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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
421 275 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 48.39% 41.67% 40.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 143 164
Average daily rate £360 £330 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £165 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £447 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +52.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 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 29 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 (38.64%) Java
2 15 (34.09%) UNIX
2 15 (34.09%) Tomcat
3 14 (31.82%) Web Services
4 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 11 (25.00%) Windows
6 10 (22.73%) XML
6 10 (22.73%) SQL
6 10 (22.73%) JMS
6 10 (22.73%) Finance
7 9 (20.45%) Spring
8 8 (18.18%) Banking
8 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 7 (15.91%) Firewall
10 6 (13.64%) Hibernate
10 6 (13.64%) Kofax
10 6 (13.64%) .NET
10 6 (13.64%) Oracle
10 6 (13.64%) SOAP
10 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
10 6 (13.64%) DNS
10 6 (13.64%) XML Schema
10 6 (13.64%) WebSphere
10 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
11 5 (11.36%) Investment Banking
11 5 (11.36%) DataPower
11 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (11.36%) SOA
11 5 (11.36%) ETL
11 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (34.09%) Tomcat
2 6 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.64%) WebSphere
3 5 (11.36%) WebLogic
4 4 (9.09%) IIS
4 4 (9.09%) Apache
4 4 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.55%) Confluence
5 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.27%) Mule
6 1 (2.27%) Papyrus
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (6.82%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (2.27%) Changepoint
2 1 (2.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.27%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Firewall
2 6 (13.64%) DNS
3 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (9.09%) DMZ
5 3 (6.82%) SAN
6 2 (4.55%) DHCP
7 1 (2.27%) LDAP
7 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.27%) SSL
7 1 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.55%) Ingres
4 2 (4.55%) DB2
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Subversion
2 2 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Banking
3 5 (11.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) Java Developer
3 4 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Consultant
4 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (6.82%) Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) TM1 Developer
4 3 (6.82%) TM1 Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) Cognos Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Cognos Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Applications Support
5 2 (4.55%) Administrator
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) Web Services
2 10 (22.73%) XML
2 10 (22.73%) JMS
3 9 (20.45%) Spring
4 6 (13.64%) Hibernate
4 6 (13.64%) XML Schema
4 6 (13.64%) .NET
4 6 (13.64%) SOAP
5 4 (9.09%) JSP
5 4 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (9.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (6.82%) Apache CXF
6 3 (6.82%) Middleware
6 3 (6.82%) HTML
7 2 (4.55%) HTML5
7 2 (4.55%) Apache Camel
7 2 (4.55%) JSON
8 1 (2.27%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) DataPower
2 4 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (9.09%) Fixed Income
2 4 (9.09%) Equities
3 3 (6.82%) CMDB
3 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) UNIX
2 11 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.82%) AIX
5 2 (4.55%) Linux
5 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.36%) SOA
1 5 (11.36%) ETL
1 5 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.09%) Multithreading
2 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (6.82%) Analytics
3 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (6.82%) Change Management
4 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL
4 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.55%) Project Management
4 2 (4.55%) Quality Management
4 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
4 2 (4.55%) Document Management
4 2 (4.55%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) Java
2 10 (22.73%) SQL
3 5 (11.36%) Perl
4 3 (6.82%) VBScript
4 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.55%) C#
5 2 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) COBOL
6 1 (2.27%) RPG
6 1 (2.27%) JCL
6 1 (2.27%) Korn
6 1 (2.27%) Python
6 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.27%) RPG/400
6 1 (2.27%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Tivoli
2 3 (6.82%) SCOM
3 2 (4.55%) SCCM
4 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle
2 6 (13.64%) Kofax
3 4 (9.09%) Cognos
3 4 (9.09%) RightFax
4 3 (6.82%) Informatica
4 3 (6.82%) ArcSight
4 3 (6.82%) BMC
4 3 (6.82%) VMware
4 3 (6.82%) HP
5 2 (4.55%) SAP
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco
5 2 (4.55%) NetApp
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) Guidewire
6 1 (2.27%) CA
6 1 (2.27%) Teradata
6 1 (2.27%) Brocade
6 1 (2.27%) Planview
6 1 (2.27%) JBoss
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