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 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 29 9 21
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +12
Contract jobs citing IBM 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 3.42% 16.67% 2.94%
As % of the Vendors category 4.90% 18.18% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£349 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +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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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
102 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 69.86% 91.67% 85.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 16 17
Average daily rate £340 £355 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £310 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £419 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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 27 August 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%) UNIX
1 8 (80.00%) Perl
1 8 (80.00%) ArcSight
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) BMC
2 7 (70.00%) Tivoli
3 6 (60.00%) VBScript
3 6 (60.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) SCOM
3 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (50.00%) CMDB
4 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Validation
6 1 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) vSphere
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) GPFS
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) MS Office
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) Windows

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (10.00%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Monitoring Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) HACMP
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Perl
2 6 (60.00%) VBScript
2 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) IBM AIX Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) vSphere
1 1 (10.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Tivoli
2 6 (60.00%) SCOM
3 1 (10.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) ArcSight
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) BMC
3 6 (60.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) CA
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) VMware