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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 51 42 55
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Contract jobs citing IBM 87 87 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.06% 3.48% 2.19%
As % of the Vendors category 7.89% 8.20% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 47 18
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£425 £405 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +9.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £325 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £10.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+376.19% -55.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.26 £22.69 £26.90
% change year-on-year
+15.74% -15.65%
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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
1102 1061 1001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 38.79% 42.42% 43.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 489 469
Average daily rate £370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £478 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 51 52
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -28.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £9.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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 -21 40 £475 +11.76%
Glasgow +11 25 £400 +14.28% 3
Stirling -3 6 £538 +53.57%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £425 -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
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IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 50 (30.49%) Finance
2 44 (26.83%) Java
3 40 (24.39%) WebSphere
4 38 (23.17%) Oracle
4 38 (23.17%) Banking
5 37 (22.56%) Microsoft
6 36 (21.95%) UNIX
7 32 (19.51%) Windows
8 28 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (16.46%) Web Services
9 27 (16.46%) FileNet
10 26 (15.85%) Linux
10 26 (15.85%) SQL
11 21 (12.80%) Workflow
12 19 (11.59%) Perl
12 19 (11.59%) XML
13 18 (10.98%) SAN
13 18 (10.98%) VMware
14 17 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (10.37%) BMC
14 17 (10.37%) WebSphere MQ
14 17 (10.37%) Campaign Management
15 16 (9.76%) SCOM
15 16 (9.76%) Middleware
15 16 (9.76%) SOA
15 16 (9.76%) SQL Server
15 16 (9.76%) HTML
15 16 (9.76%) WebSphere Application Server
16 15 (9.15%) Tivoli
16 15 (9.15%) Security Cleared

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 40 (24.39%) WebSphere
2 27 (16.46%) FileNet
3 16 (9.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (4.27%) MS Exchange
5 6 (3.66%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.05%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.44%) CICS
7 4 (2.44%) IIS
7 4 (2.44%) MQSeries
8 3 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.83%) WebSphere Process Server
8 3 (1.83%) Apache
9 2 (1.22%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.22%) WebLogic Integration
9 2 (1.22%) Documentum
9 2 (1.22%) JBoss
9 2 (1.22%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (1.22%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.22%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (3.05%) MS Office
2 1 (0.61%) Maple
2 1 (0.61%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (0.61%) RoboHelp
2 1 (0.61%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.22%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.61%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.61%) Maximo
3 1 (0.61%) FileNet Content Manager
3 1 (0.61%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.22%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.98%) SAN
2 8 (4.88%) DNS
2 8 (4.88%) Firewall
3 7 (4.27%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.05%) NAS
5 4 (2.44%) LAN
5 4 (2.44%) WAN
5 4 (2.44%) DHCP
5 4 (2.44%) LDAP
5 4 (2.44%) Wireshark
6 3 (1.83%) Network Security
6 3 (1.83%) SSH
7 2 (1.22%) HTTP
7 2 (1.22%) SSL
8 1 (0.61%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.61%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.61%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.07%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (9.76%) SQL Server
3 15 (9.15%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.71%) RDBMS
5 9 (5.49%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (4.27%) DB2
7 5 (3.05%) IBM InfoSphere
7 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.83%) DataStage
9 2 (1.22%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.22%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.22%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.61%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 5 (3.05%) JIRA
2 4 (2.44%) LoadRunner
2 4 (2.44%) Fiddler
3 2 (1.22%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.22%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.61%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.61%) Checkstyle
4 1 (0.61%) Maven
4 1 (0.61%) Subversion
4 1 (0.61%) Ant
4 1 (0.61%) JUnit
4 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.61%) ClearQuest
General
1 50 (30.49%) Finance
2 38 (23.17%) Banking
3 13 (7.93%) Retail
3 13 (7.93%) Retail Banking
4 10 (6.10%) Marketing
5 3 (1.83%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Electronics
6 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (23.17%) Developer
2 29 (17.68%) Architect
3 25 (15.24%) Java Developer
4 22 (13.41%) Designer
5 14 (8.54%) Technical Architect
6 12 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (7.32%) Analyst
7 11 (6.71%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (6.10%) Consultant
8 10 (6.10%) Project Manager
8 10 (6.10%) Technical Designer
9 9 (5.49%) FileNet Developer
9 9 (5.49%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
9 9 (5.49%) Monitoring Engineer
10 7 (4.27%) Technical Leader
11 6 (3.66%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.66%) Administrator
12 5 (3.05%) Tester
12 5 (3.05%) Performance Tester
12 5 (3.05%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.46%) Web Services
2 19 (11.59%) XML
3 17 (10.37%) WebSphere MQ
4 16 (9.76%) Middleware
4 16 (9.76%) HTML
5 13 (7.93%) HTML5
6 12 (7.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 12 (7.32%) SOAP
7 11 (6.71%) J2EE
8 10 (6.10%) JMS
8 10 (6.10%) REST
9 8 (4.88%) Dojo
9 8 (4.88%) jQuery
10 6 (3.66%) JRules
10 6 (3.66%) Hibernate
11 5 (3.05%) JSON
11 5 (3.05%) Apache Camel
11 5 (3.05%) Spring
11 5 (3.05%) .NET
12 4 (2.44%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.10%) CMDB
2 6 (3.66%) DataPower
3 5 (3.05%) Replication
3 5 (3.05%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.44%) Clustering
4 4 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.83%) iSeries
5 3 (1.83%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.22%) NHS
6 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.22%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.22%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.22%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.61%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.61%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.61%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.61%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 36 (21.95%) UNIX
2 32 (19.51%) Windows
3 26 (15.85%) Linux
4 13 (7.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (7.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (6.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (6.71%) Solaris
6 8 (4.88%) Windows 7
7 7 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.66%) AIX
9 4 (2.44%) zOS
10 2 (1.22%) HPUX
11 1 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (12.80%) Workflow
2 17 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (10.37%) Campaign Management
3 16 (9.76%) SOA
4 14 (8.54%) ETL
4 14 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (7.93%) Migration
6 12 (7.32%) Performance Testing
6 12 (7.32%) Project Management
7 8 (4.88%) ITIL
7 8 (4.88%) Document Management
8 7 (4.27%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (4.27%) Web Development
9 6 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (3.05%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (3.05%) Waterfall
10 5 (3.05%) Data Migration
10 5 (3.05%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (3.05%) Data Modelling
11 4 (2.44%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 44 (26.83%) Java
2 26 (15.85%) SQL
3 19 (11.59%) Perl
4 13 (7.93%) VBScript
4 13 (7.93%) PowerShell
5 9 (5.49%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.27%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.05%) C++
8 4 (2.44%) C#
9 3 (1.83%) C
10 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.22%) COBOL
10 2 (1.22%) Korn
10 2 (1.22%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.61%) RPG/400
11 1 (0.61%) RPG IV
11 1 (0.61%) RPG
11 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.61%) MUMPS
11 1 (0.61%) JCL
Qualifications
1 15 (9.15%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.27%) Degree
4 2 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.22%) CCNA
4 2 (1.22%) MCSE
4 2 (1.22%) MCTS
5 1 (0.61%) GIAC
5 1 (0.61%) ACSA
5 1 (0.61%) GCIH
5 1 (0.61%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.22%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (6.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.27%) XenApp
4 3 (1.83%) vSphere
5 2 (1.22%) GPFS
5 2 (1.22%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.61%) SRDF
6 1 (0.61%) Samba
Systems Management
1 16 (9.76%) SCOM
2 15 (9.15%) Tivoli
3 5 (3.05%) SCCM
4 3 (1.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (1.22%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (1.22%) Control-M
5 2 (1.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.22%) CA Endevor
5 2 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.61%) Puppet
6 1 (0.61%) BMC Performance Manager
6 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 38 (23.17%) Oracle
2 37 (22.56%) Microsoft
3 18 (10.98%) VMware
4 17 (10.37%) BMC
5 14 (8.54%) ArcSight
5 14 (8.54%) HP
6 9 (5.49%) Red Hat
7 8 (4.88%) Unica
8 7 (4.27%) Chordiant
8 7 (4.27%) Citrix
9 6 (3.66%) EMC
9 6 (3.66%) Symantec
10 4 (2.44%) Veritas
10 4 (2.44%) Informatica
11 3 (1.83%) Cognos
11 3 (1.83%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.83%) CA
12 2 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (1.22%) NetApp
12 2 (1.22%) Dell
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