The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 79 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -4
Contract jobs citing IBM 56 79 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.77% 2.88% 2.70%
As % of the Vendors category 4.96% 6.94% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 34 29
Average daily rate
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£411 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +55.55%
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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 Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1130 1139 955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.65% 41.55% 39.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 543 440
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 26 32
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +18.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £24.00 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

IBM
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Scotland region.

IBM Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

IBM
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +16 30 £403 +15.00% 5
Glasgow -6 16 £500 +53.84% 6
Stirling -11 6 £420 -9.91% 2
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IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 35 (35.35%) Finance
2 34 (34.34%) Banking
3 23 (23.23%) FileNet
4 20 (20.20%) Mainframe
5 18 (18.18%) Java
6 17 (17.17%) WebSphere
7 16 (16.16%) JavaScript
7 16 (16.16%) Oracle
7 16 (16.16%) CA
7 16 (16.16%) zOS
8 14 (14.14%) Dojo
9 13 (13.13%) Migration
10 12 (12.12%) Workflow
10 12 (12.12%) IBM Mainframe
10 12 (12.12%) AngularJS
11 11 (11.11%) HTML5
11 11 (11.11%) Change Management
11 11 (11.11%) HTML
12 10 (10.10%) DataStage
13 9 (9.09%) CICS
13 9 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (9.09%) Content Management
13 9 (9.09%) UNIX
13 9 (9.09%) SQL
14 8 (8.08%) Linux
14 8 (8.08%) OO
14 8 (8.08%) ETL
15 7 (7.07%) Eclipse
15 7 (7.07%) CSS
15 7 (7.07%) DB2

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 23 (23.23%) FileNet
2 17 (17.17%) WebSphere
3 9 (9.09%) CICS
4 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.03%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.02%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (2.02%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.02%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.01%) Documentum
7 1 (1.01%) SAS
7 1 (1.01%) IIS
7 1 (1.01%) PowerExchange
7 1 (1.01%) CMS
7 1 (1.01%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.01%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.01%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.02%) SPSS
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.01%) MS Project
3 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Agresso
1 1 (1.01%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.01%) Cognos Controller
1 1 (1.01%) thinkFolio
1 1 (1.01%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.01%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) IBM Blueworks
1 2 (2.02%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) LDAP
2 3 (3.03%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.03%) SSL
2 3 (3.03%) SAN
3 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.01%) FTP
4 1 (1.01%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.10%) DataStage
2 7 (7.07%) DB2
3 6 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.03%) Big Data
4 3 (3.03%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.01%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.01%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.01%) QualityStage
6 1 (1.01%) Sybase IQ
6 1 (1.01%) Kalido
6 1 (1.01%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.01%) BODI
6 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Eclipse
2 4 (4.04%) Lombardi
3 2 (2.02%) JSUnit
3 2 (2.02%) Jasmine
3 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.01%) Subversion
4 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.01%) SoapUI
General
1 35 (35.35%) Finance
2 34 (34.34%) Banking
3 5 (5.05%) Retail
4 4 (4.04%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.03%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.02%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (22.22%) Developer
2 15 (15.15%) Administrator
3 10 (10.10%) Project Manager
4 9 (9.09%) Analyst
5 8 (8.08%) Business Analyst
5 8 (8.08%) Designer
6 7 (7.07%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (7.07%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (6.06%) FileNet Administrator
7 6 (6.06%) Consultant
7 6 (6.06%) Architect
8 5 (5.05%) DBA
8 5 (5.05%) DB2 DBA
9 4 (4.04%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.04%) IT Project Manager
10 3 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Solutions Designer
11 2 (2.02%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.14%) Dojo
2 12 (12.12%) AngularJS
3 11 (11.11%) HTML5
3 11 (11.11%) HTML
4 7 (7.07%) CSS
5 6 (6.06%) Middleware
5 6 (6.06%) Sass
5 6 (6.06%) LESS
6 5 (5.05%) Hibernate
6 5 (5.05%) Spring
6 5 (5.05%) SOAP
6 5 (5.05%) Web Services
6 5 (5.05%) WSDL
7 4 (4.04%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (4.04%) XML
7 4 (4.04%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (4.04%) Drools
8 3 (3.03%) RESTful
8 3 (3.03%) JSP
8 3 (3.03%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.20%) Mainframe
2 12 (12.12%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (7.07%) DataPower
4 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.02%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.02%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.01%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.01%) iSeries
6 1 (1.01%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.16%) zOS
2 9 (9.09%) UNIX
3 8 (8.08%) Linux
4 4 (4.04%) Windows
4 4 (4.04%) Solaris
4 4 (4.04%) OS/2
5 3 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.02%) AIX
6 2 (2.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.13%) Migration
2 12 (12.12%) Workflow
3 11 (11.11%) Change Management
4 9 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (9.09%) Content Management
5 8 (8.08%) OO
5 8 (8.08%) ETL
6 7 (7.07%) Project Management
6 7 (7.07%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (7.07%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (6.06%) Data Migration
7 6 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.06%) SOA
8 5 (5.05%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.05%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (5.05%) Problem Management
8 5 (5.05%) SDLC
9 4 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.18%) Java
2 16 (16.16%) JavaScript
3 9 (9.09%) SQL
4 6 (6.06%) REXX
5 5 (5.05%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.04%) JCL
7 3 (3.03%) CLIST
7 3 (3.03%) Python
7 3 (3.03%) COBOL
7 3 (3.03%) Perl
8 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.01%) C++
9 1 (1.01%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.01%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.02%) Degree
2 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.01%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) RACF
2 2 (2.02%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.02%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.02%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (1.01%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.04%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (2.02%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (2.02%) Netcool
3 2 (2.02%) CA Endevor
3 2 (2.02%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (1.01%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (1.01%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (16.16%) Oracle
1 16 (16.16%) CA
2 7 (7.07%) BMC
3 4 (4.04%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.04%) EMC
3 4 (4.04%) Kofax
4 3 (3.03%) Cognos
4 3 (3.03%) Lotus
4 3 (3.03%) Symantec
5 2 (2.02%) Veritas
5 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.02%) Informatica
5 2 (2.02%) Citrix
5 2 (2.02%) HP
5 2 (2.02%) Dell
5 2 (2.02%) Sybase
5 2 (2.02%) VMware
5 2 (2.02%) Teradata
6 1 (1.01%) Netezza
6 1 (1.01%) Greenplum
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