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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 31 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing IBM 17 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.43% 3.76% 2.59%
As % of the Vendors category 7.05% 7.76% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 16
Median daily rate £400 £265 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -35.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £224 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £615 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £414 £376
% change year-on-year
-0.30% +10.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

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
241 322 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 48.69% 48.42% 34.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 177 145
Median daily rate £353 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Median hourly rate £24.25 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.96% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.35 £42.83 £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.20 £23.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +33.33%

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
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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 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 17 (39.53%) Linux
2 16 (37.21%) Java
3 15 (34.88%) Unix
4 14 (32.56%) Finance
5 13 (30.23%) AIX
6 12 (27.91%) Perl
7 11 (25.58%) Python
7 11 (25.58%) Firewall
7 11 (25.58%) Bash Shell
8 9 (20.93%) WebSphere
8 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
9 8 (18.60%) Banking
9 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (18.60%) SQL
9 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
9 8 (18.60%) DataPower
10 7 (16.28%) REST
10 7 (16.28%) PowerHA
10 7 (16.28%) Korn
10 7 (16.28%) JIRA
10 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
10 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
10 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
11 6 (13.95%) Symantec
11 6 (13.95%) Spring
11 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
11 6 (13.95%) Web Services
11 6 (13.95%) J2EE
11 6 (13.95%) Solaris
11 6 (13.95%) Big Data

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 9 (20.93%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.63%) IBM Domino
3 4 (9.30%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (9.30%) IBM Notes
3 4 (9.30%) JBoss
3 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.98%) Apache Spark
4 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (2.33%) Confluence
6 1 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.33%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) Firewall
2 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
3 6 (13.95%) Network Security
4 5 (11.63%) DNS
4 5 (11.63%) HTTPS
4 5 (11.63%) SSL
5 3 (6.98%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (6.98%) Internet
5 3 (6.98%) LDAP
5 3 (6.98%) SAN
6 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.33%) HTTP
6 1 (2.33%) RS-232
6 1 (2.33%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Big Data
1 6 (13.95%) Hadoop
2 5 (11.63%) Apache Hive
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.65%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.33%) IBM BigInsights
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
2 7 (16.28%) JIRA
3 5 (11.63%) Maven
4 4 (9.30%) JUnit
5 3 (6.98%) Gradle
6 2 (4.65%) Bitbucket
6 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.65%) IntelliJ
6 2 (4.65%) Mockito
6 2 (4.65%) Subversion
7 1 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (2.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Developer
2 6 (13.95%) AIX Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Java Developer
2 6 (13.95%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Unix Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Unix Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Splunk Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (4.65%) Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Architect
5 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Domino Support
5 2 (4.65%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Unix Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Splunk Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) REST
2 6 (13.95%) J2EE
2 6 (13.95%) Spring
2 6 (13.95%) Web Services
3 5 (11.63%) SOAP
4 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
4 4 (9.30%) JSON
4 4 (9.30%) Kafka
4 4 (9.30%) XML
5 3 (6.98%) JMS
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (6.98%) Regular Expression
5 3 (6.98%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 2 (4.65%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (4.65%) Apache Camel
6 2 (4.65%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (4.65%) JAX-RS
6 2 (4.65%) JDBC
7 1 (2.33%) JSP
7 1 (2.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) DataPower
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.98%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.33%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (2.33%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (2.33%) IBM XIV
6 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.33%) RIA
6 1 (2.33%) Social Media
6 1 (2.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Linux
2 15 (34.88%) Unix
3 13 (30.23%) AIX
4 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (13.95%) Solaris
5 5 (11.63%) Windows
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.33%) Tru64
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
3 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (13.95%) SDLC
4 5 (11.63%) Analytics
4 5 (11.63%) Anomaly Detection
4 5 (11.63%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (11.63%) Statistical Modelling
5 4 (9.30%) Information Security
5 4 (9.30%) Microservices
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.98%) DevOps
6 3 (6.98%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.98%) Security Architecture
6 3 (6.98%) SIEM
6 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) Java
2 12 (27.91%) Perl
3 11 (25.58%) Bash Shell
3 11 (25.58%) Python
4 8 (18.60%) SQL
5 7 (16.28%) Korn
6 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.33%) C++
8 1 (2.33%) Groovy
8 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) CISSP
3 5 (11.63%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Def Stans
1 1 (2.33%) DO-178B
1 1 (2.33%) IEC 61508
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) PowerHA
2 4 (9.30%) Apache Flume
3 3 (6.98%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.65%) Docker
5 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) ArcSight ESM
1 5 (11.63%) QRadar
2 4 (9.30%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (9.30%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (9.30%) logstash
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (6.98%) Ansible
3 3 (6.98%) Data Guard
3 3 (6.98%) Puppet
3 3 (6.98%) Tivoli
3 3 (6.98%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (2.33%) Control-M
4 1 (2.33%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (2.33%) Kibana
4 1 (2.33%) MOM
4 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.33%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (2.33%) Tivoli NetView
4 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
1 6 (13.95%) Symantec
2 5 (11.63%) ArcSight
2 5 (11.63%) EMC
2 5 (11.63%) MapR
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) Splunk
2 5 (11.63%) VMware
3 4 (9.30%) Lotus
4 3 (6.98%) AppDynamics
4 3 (6.98%) CA
4 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco
4 3 (6.98%) F5
5 2 (4.65%) Reuters
6 1 (2.33%) BMC
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix
6 1 (2.33%) Dell
6 1 (2.33%) Veritas