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 2 May 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 47 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing IBM 19 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.85% 1.66% 2.52%
As % of the Vendors category 5.96% 4.03% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 8
Median daily rate £390 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £359 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £544 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £35.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +53.84%
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
319 372 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 47.90% 41.29% 43.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 220 150
Median daily rate £343 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 21 8
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 2 May 2016, 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 24 (51.06%) Unix
2 19 (40.43%) DataPower
3 16 (34.04%) Java
4 15 (31.91%) SQL
5 14 (29.79%) J2EE
6 13 (27.66%) SOAP
6 13 (27.66%) AIX
6 13 (27.66%) HTTPS
6 13 (27.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (25.53%) Web Services
8 11 (23.40%) SOA
8 11 (23.40%) HTTP
8 11 (23.40%) Finance
8 11 (23.40%) Tivoli
8 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (23.40%) REST
9 10 (21.28%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
9 10 (21.28%) Identity Access Management
9 10 (21.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 10 (21.28%) Shell Script
9 10 (21.28%) XML
10 9 (19.15%) XSLT
10 9 (19.15%) HP
10 9 (19.15%) CA
10 9 (19.15%) Clustering
11 8 (17.02%) Middleware
11 8 (17.02%) JSON
11 8 (17.02%) WSDL
11 8 (17.02%) LDAP
11 8 (17.02%) XSD

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 7 (14.89%) MQSeries
1 7 (14.89%) WebSphere
1 7 (14.89%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 6 (12.77%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (6.38%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.26%) IBM Domino
4 2 (4.26%) IBM Notes
4 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.13%) Apache
5 1 (2.13%) IIS
5 1 (2.13%) NetWeaver
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) HTTPS
2 11 (23.40%) HTTP
3 8 (17.02%) LDAP
4 7 (14.89%) FTP
4 7 (14.89%) SSL
4 7 (14.89%) WinSCP
5 5 (10.64%) Internet
6 4 (8.51%) DNS
6 4 (8.51%) SAN
7 2 (4.26%) Firewall
8 1 (2.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) DB2
2 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.26%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.26%) Big Data
3 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) ClearCase
1 7 (14.89%) XMLSpy
2 5 (10.64%) Subversion
3 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.38%) Bitbucket
4 3 (6.38%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.38%) Gradle
4 3 (6.38%) JUnit
4 3 (6.38%) Maven
4 3 (6.38%) Mockito
5 2 (4.26%) Lombardi
6 1 (2.13%) JIRA
6 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Developer
2 5 (10.64%) Unix Developer
3 4 (8.51%) Analyst
3 4 (8.51%) Consultant
3 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Data Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Identity Management Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Tivoli Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Tivoli Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Unix Consultant
6 1 (2.13%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Data Centre Manager
6 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Systems Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.13%) Unix Administrator
6 1 (2.13%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) J2EE
2 13 (27.66%) SOAP
3 12 (25.53%) Web Services
4 11 (23.40%) REST
5 10 (21.28%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 10 (21.28%) XML
6 9 (19.15%) XSLT
7 8 (17.02%) JSON
7 8 (17.02%) Middleware
7 8 (17.02%) WSDL
7 8 (17.02%) XSD
8 7 (14.89%) EDI
8 7 (14.89%) JMS
8 7 (14.89%) XSL
9 3 (6.38%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (6.38%) Apache Camel
9 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
9 3 (6.38%) JAX-RS
9 3 (6.38%) Spring
10 2 (4.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (40.43%) DataPower
2 9 (19.15%) Clustering
3 7 (14.89%) SWIFT
4 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (4.26%) Replication
6 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.13%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.13%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 24 (51.06%) Unix
2 13 (27.66%) AIX
2 13 (27.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (14.89%) Linux
3 7 (14.89%) Windows
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) HPUX
6 1 (2.13%) Solaris
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (23.40%) SOA
2 10 (21.28%) Identity Access Management
3 7 (14.89%) Defect Tracking
3 7 (14.89%) EAI
4 6 (12.77%) Information Security
5 4 (8.51%) ITIL
6 3 (6.38%) Analytics
6 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.38%) Microservices
6 3 (6.38%) Migration
6 3 (6.38%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (6.38%) Security Architecture
6 3 (6.38%) TDD
6 3 (6.38%) UML
6 3 (6.38%) Use Case
7 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) Java
2 15 (31.91%) SQL
3 10 (21.28%) Shell Script
4 4 (8.51%) Perl
5 3 (6.38%) Python
6 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.26%) Korn
6 2 (4.26%) XPath
6 2 (4.26%) XQuery
7 1 (2.13%) Bourne shell
7 1 (2.13%) C#
7 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) CISSP
2 2 (4.26%) SANS
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.13%) PgMP
3 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) HL7
1 7 (14.89%) SEPA
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 3 (6.38%) Docker
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) XenApp
3 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) Tivoli
2 10 (21.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 7 (14.89%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (4.26%) ArcSight ESM
4 2 (4.26%) QRadar
5 1 (2.13%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (2.13%) Netcool
5 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) CA
1 9 (19.15%) HP
2 7 (14.89%) Remedy
3 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.51%) VMware
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle
5 2 (4.26%) ArcSight
5 2 (4.26%) Lotus
5 2 (4.26%) Splunk
5 2 (4.26%) Trillium
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix
6 1 (2.13%) EMC
6 1 (2.13%) MapR
6 1 (2.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.13%) Symantec