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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 30 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Contract jobs citing IBM 28 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.47% 2.06% 2.20%
As % of the Vendors category 9.59% 5.63% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 5
Average daily rate £265 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.75% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £450 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £406
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +100.00%
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
292 284 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 46.65% 36.55% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 172 111
Average daily rate £320 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -8.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £10.55 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.83 £15.77 £17.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 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 8 February 2016, 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 34 (52.31%) Unix
2 28 (43.08%) Finance
3 20 (30.77%) DataPower
4 17 (26.15%) Tivoli
4 17 (26.15%) Java
5 16 (24.62%) Banking
6 15 (23.08%) SQL
6 15 (23.08%) J2EE
6 15 (23.08%) AIX
6 15 (23.08%) Linux
6 15 (23.08%) HTTPS
7 14 (21.54%) Web Services
7 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (20.00%) SOA
9 12 (18.46%) XML
9 12 (18.46%) SOAP
9 12 (18.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (16.92%) HP
10 11 (16.92%) Shell Script
10 11 (16.92%) Migration
11 10 (15.38%) SAN
11 10 (15.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 10 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (15.38%) REST
11 10 (15.38%) SDLC
11 10 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
12 9 (13.85%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
12 9 (13.85%) WebSphere
12 9 (13.85%) Middleware
12 9 (13.85%) XSLT

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (13.85%) WebSphere
2 8 (12.31%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 7 (10.77%) MQSeries
4 4 (6.15%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.54%) CICS
6 1 (1.54%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.54%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.54%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.54%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.08%) HTTPS
2 10 (15.38%) SAN
3 8 (12.31%) HTTP
3 8 (12.31%) LDAP
3 8 (12.31%) SSL
4 7 (10.77%) FTP
4 7 (10.77%) WinSCP
5 5 (7.69%) Internet
6 2 (3.08%) DNS
6 2 (3.08%) Firewall
6 2 (3.08%) NAS
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.54%) DHCP
7 1 (1.54%) FWSM
7 1 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) BODI
2 2 (3.08%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.08%) DataStage
2 2 (3.08%) DB2
2 2 (3.08%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.54%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.54%) Big Data
3 1 (1.54%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) ClearCase
1 7 (10.77%) XMLSpy
2 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.15%) Gradle
2 4 (6.15%) Maven
3 3 (4.62%) Bitbucket
3 3 (4.62%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.62%) JUnit
3 3 (4.62%) Mockito
3 3 (4.62%) Subversion
4 2 (3.08%) Lombardi
4 2 (3.08%) Toad
5 1 (1.54%) Ant
5 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (43.08%) Finance
2 16 (24.62%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (15.38%) Developer
2 8 (12.31%) Consultant
3 7 (10.77%) Analyst
3 7 (10.77%) Tivoli Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Monitoring Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Tivoli Monitoring Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) IBM Storage Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) Identity Management Specialist
5 4 (6.15%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.15%) SAN Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) SAN Storage Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) Storage Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) Tivoli Specialist
6 3 (4.62%) Administrator
6 3 (4.62%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (4.62%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) AIX Administrator
7 2 (3.08%) Architect
7 2 (3.08%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.08%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.08%) J2EE
2 14 (21.54%) Web Services
3 12 (18.46%) SOAP
3 12 (18.46%) XML
4 10 (15.38%) REST
5 9 (13.85%) Middleware
5 9 (13.85%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 9 (13.85%) XSLT
6 8 (12.31%) WSDL
7 7 (10.77%) EDI
7 7 (10.77%) JMS
7 7 (10.77%) JSON
7 7 (10.77%) XSD
7 7 (10.77%) XSL
8 4 (6.15%) Flash
9 3 (4.62%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (4.62%) Apache Camel
9 3 (4.62%) Hibernate
9 3 (4.62%) JAX-RS
9 3 (4.62%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.77%) DataPower
2 7 (10.77%) SWIFT
3 6 (9.23%) Clustering
3 6 (9.23%) HACMP
4 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.08%) Celerra
5 2 (3.08%) CLARiiON
5 2 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.54%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.54%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 34 (52.31%) Unix
2 15 (23.08%) AIX
2 15 (23.08%) Linux
3 12 (18.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (9.23%) Windows
4 6 (9.23%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.62%) Solaris
6 2 (3.08%) HPUX
7 1 (1.54%) Tru64
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.00%) SOA
3 11 (16.92%) Migration
4 10 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
4 10 (15.38%) SDLC
5 8 (12.31%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (12.31%) TDD
6 7 (10.77%) Defect Tracking
6 7 (10.77%) EAI
6 7 (10.77%) Information Security
7 5 (7.69%) UML
8 4 (6.15%) Data Migration
8 4 (6.15%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.15%) ITIL
8 4 (6.15%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.62%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.62%) Microservices
9 3 (4.62%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.15%) Java
2 15 (23.08%) SQL
3 11 (16.92%) Shell Script
4 8 (12.31%) Perl
4 8 (12.31%) Python
5 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.08%) XPath
5 2 (3.08%) XQuery
6 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.54%) C
6 1 (1.54%) C#
6 1 (1.54%) C++
6 1 (1.54%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.54%) CISSP
1 1 (1.54%) PgMP
1 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
1 1 (1.54%) PMP
1 1 (1.54%) SANS
1 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) HL7
1 7 (10.77%) SEPA
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 6 (9.23%) GPFS
3 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.62%) Docker
5 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.54%) RACF
6 1 (1.54%) XenApp
6 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (26.15%) Tivoli
2 10 (15.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 7 (10.77%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (7.69%) Netcool
4 5 (7.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (3.08%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (3.08%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.08%) SCDPM
5 2 (3.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.54%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (1.54%) Proventia
6 1 (1.54%) QRadar
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) HP
2 8 (12.31%) CA
2 8 (12.31%) Oracle
3 7 (10.77%) Remedy
4 6 (9.23%) Brocade
4 6 (9.23%) Red Hat
4 6 (9.23%) VMware
5 4 (6.15%) Cisco
6 3 (4.62%) Cognos
6 3 (4.62%) EMC
6 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.62%) Trillium
7 2 (3.08%) 3PAR
7 2 (3.08%) CommVault
7 2 (3.08%) Dell
7 2 (3.08%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (3.08%) Fujitsu
7 2 (3.08%) Veeam
8 1 (1.54%) Pega
8 1 (1.54%) Splunk