The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 32 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 1.60% - 8.16%
As % of the Vendors category 2.30% - 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£419 - £348
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 - £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 - £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.69 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+54.25% -26.80%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Renfrewshire region.

Vendors Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
87 56 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 69.60% 93.33% 55.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 38 20
Average daily rate £358 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.57 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Renfrewshire region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (80.00%) ArcSight
2 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (70.00%) BMC
2 7 (70.00%) Tivoli
2 7 (70.00%) Perl
2 7 (70.00%) VBScript
2 7 (70.00%) UNIX
2 7 (70.00%) SCOM
3 6 (60.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) CMDB
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) CA
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (10.00%) ClearQuest
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
6 1 (10.00%) Cognos
6 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (10.00%) MS Office

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) IBM SmartCloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Systems Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Monitoring Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) CMDB
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Validation
1 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (70.00%) Perl
1 7 (70.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Tivoli
1 7 (70.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (80.00%) ArcSight
2 7 (70.00%) BMC
3 6 (60.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) CA
4 1 (10.00%) Cognos
4 1 (10.00%) VMware