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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 52 82 50
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -32
Contract jobs citing IBM 108 50 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.74% 1.73% 3.16%
As % of the Vendors category 8.02% 4.83% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 49
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £449 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +41.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-34.00% +36.36%
IBM
UK

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
1347 1036 1011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.64% 35.76% 38.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 529 478
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 42 28
Median hourly rate £38.00 £16.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.50% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.85 £12.10 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing IBM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +4 40 £475 +16.13% 5
Glasgow +16 31 £390 -5.45% 6
Renfrewshire - 12 £330 -
Stirling +2 3 £350 -15.15%
Inverclyde - 2 £400 - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £358 -
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UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 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 Scotland region with a requirement for IBM.

1 63 (35.20%) Unix
2 54 (30.17%) AIX
3 48 (26.82%) Java
4 45 (25.14%) WebSphere
5 44 (24.58%) Finance
5 44 (24.58%) Windows
6 43 (24.02%) SOA
7 42 (23.46%) SQL
8 39 (21.79%) Microsoft
9 38 (21.23%) Linux
10 33 (18.44%) Banking
11 32 (17.88%) HP
11 32 (17.88%) HTTP
12 31 (17.32%) Oracle
13 30 (16.76%) ITIL
14 26 (14.53%) J2EE
14 26 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (14.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 25 (13.97%) SSL
16 24 (13.41%) Middleware
16 24 (13.41%) Tivoli
16 24 (13.41%) REST
16 24 (13.41%) Windows Server
17 23 (12.85%) XML
17 23 (12.85%) SOAP
18 21 (11.73%) DB2
18 21 (11.73%) CA
18 21 (11.73%) VMware
18 21 (11.73%) IBM Integration Bus
19 20 (11.17%) VMware Infrastructure

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 45 (25.14%) WebSphere
2 20 (11.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (6.70%) MQSeries
4 10 (5.59%) CICS
4 10 (5.59%) IBM HTTP Server
5 8 (4.47%) Apache
5 8 (4.47%) JBoss
6 7 (3.91%) WebSphere Portal
6 7 (3.91%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 6 (3.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (2.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (2.79%) WebLogic
9 4 (2.23%) AquaLogic
9 4 (2.23%) GlassFish
9 4 (2.23%) IBM Domino
9 4 (2.23%) IBM Notes
9 4 (2.23%) IIS
9 4 (2.23%) OpenStack
9 4 (2.23%) Tuxedo
9 4 (2.23%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (2.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) MS Office
2 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.23%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (1.68%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (1.12%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.56%) Exstream
4 1 (0.56%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.12%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) IaaS
3 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (17.88%) HTTP
2 25 (13.97%) SSL
3 18 (10.06%) SAN
4 14 (7.82%) Firewall
5 13 (7.26%) FTP
5 13 (7.26%) HTTPS
6 7 (3.91%) WinSCP
7 6 (3.35%) DNS
8 4 (2.23%) LDAP
9 3 (1.68%) DHCP
9 3 (1.68%) Internet
9 3 (1.68%) WAN
10 2 (1.12%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.12%) IPsec
10 2 (1.12%) LAN
10 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.56%) FCoE
11 1 (0.56%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.56%) NAS
11 1 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.73%) DB2
2 10 (5.59%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.91%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.79%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (2.79%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (2.79%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.68%) DataStage
6 2 (1.12%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.56%) Big Data
7 1 (0.56%) HBase
7 1 (0.56%) IBM PureData
7 1 (0.56%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.56%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 12 (6.70%) SoapUI
2 7 (3.91%) Ant
2 7 (3.91%) ClearCase
2 7 (3.91%) XMLSpy
3 5 (2.79%) Subversion
4 4 (2.23%) Build Forge
4 4 (2.23%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.23%) Introscope
5 3 (1.68%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.68%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.68%) Gradle
5 3 (1.68%) JIRA
5 3 (1.68%) JUnit
5 3 (1.68%) Maven
5 3 (1.68%) Mockito
6 2 (1.12%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.12%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.56%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.56%) Selenium
7 1 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 44 (24.58%) Finance
2 33 (18.44%) Banking
3 8 (4.47%) Law
4 4 (2.23%) Back Office
4 4 (2.23%) Billing
4 4 (2.23%) Retail
5 3 (1.68%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.68%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (25.70%) Developer
2 29 (16.20%) Architect
3 16 (8.94%) Consultant
3 16 (8.94%) Solutions Architect
4 15 (8.38%) Analyst
5 14 (7.82%) Portal Developer
6 11 (6.15%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (5.59%) Integration Developer
8 8 (4.47%) DB2 DBA
8 8 (4.47%) DBA
8 8 (4.47%) Monitoring Specialist
9 7 (3.91%) Administrator
9 7 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (3.35%) Applications Specialist
10 6 (3.35%) Monitoring Engineer
10 6 (3.35%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
10 6 (3.35%) Technical Developer
10 6 (3.35%) Unix Developer
11 4 (2.23%) Middleware Engineer
11 4 (2.23%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.53%) J2EE
2 24 (13.41%) Middleware
2 24 (13.41%) REST
3 23 (12.85%) SOAP
3 23 (12.85%) XML
4 21 (11.73%) IBM Integration Bus
5 19 (10.61%) JSON
5 19 (10.61%) WSDL
5 19 (10.61%) XSD
6 16 (8.94%) .NET
6 16 (8.94%) Spring
7 13 (7.26%) RESTful
8 10 (5.59%) Regular Expression
8 10 (5.59%) Web Services
8 10 (5.59%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (4.47%) Hibernate
9 8 (4.47%) Java EE
9 8 (4.47%) XSLT
10 7 (3.91%) HTML
10 7 (3.91%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.17%) DataPower
1 20 (11.17%) Mainframe
2 14 (7.82%) Clustering
3 12 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.70%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.59%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (3.91%) Replication
5 7 (3.91%) SWIFT
6 4 (2.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.23%) iSeries
6 4 (2.23%) LPAR
6 4 (2.23%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.23%) Smart Meter
6 4 (2.23%) Tandem
7 3 (1.68%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.12%) CMDB
8 2 (1.12%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.12%) Statistics
9 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 63 (35.20%) Unix
2 54 (30.17%) AIX
3 44 (24.58%) Windows
4 38 (21.23%) Linux
5 26 (14.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (13.41%) Windows Server
7 20 (11.17%) Solaris
8 11 (6.15%) HPUX
8 11 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (5.59%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.35%) zOS
11 5 (2.79%) OS/390
12 3 (1.68%) OS/2
13 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (24.02%) SOA
2 30 (16.76%) ITIL
3 26 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (10.61%) TOGAF
5 18 (10.06%) Migration
6 15 (8.38%) Release Management
6 15 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (7.82%) Service Management
8 11 (6.15%) Change Management
9 10 (5.59%) Service Delivery
10 9 (5.03%) Configuration Management
11 8 (4.47%) Data Management
11 8 (4.47%) UML
12 7 (3.91%) Defect Tracking
12 7 (3.91%) EAI
13 6 (3.35%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (3.35%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (3.35%) Information Security
13 6 (3.35%) Performance Management
14 5 (2.79%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 48 (26.82%) Java
2 42 (23.46%) SQL
3 17 (9.50%) Perl
4 16 (8.94%) Shell Script
5 12 (6.70%) Korn
6 11 (6.15%) VBScript
7 10 (5.59%) Bourne shell
7 10 (5.59%) PowerShell
8 8 (4.47%) REXX
9 7 (3.91%) Python
10 6 (3.35%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.79%) COBOL
12 4 (2.23%) C
12 4 (2.23%) C++
12 4 (2.23%) JCL
12 4 (2.23%) PHP
12 4 (2.23%) VB
13 3 (1.68%) C#
14 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (8.38%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.03%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (5.03%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (2.79%) Degree
5 1 (0.56%) CISSP
5 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.03%) QA
2 7 (3.91%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (3.91%) HL7
2 7 (3.91%) SEPA
3 5 (2.79%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.23%) COBIT
5 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (11.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.26%) vSphere
3 7 (3.91%) PowerHA
4 5 (2.79%) Docker
5 4 (2.23%) Time Sharing Option
5 4 (2.23%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 3 (1.68%) RACF
6 3 (1.68%) Xen
7 2 (1.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.56%) KVM
8 1 (0.56%) NFS
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.56%) SRDF
8 1 (0.56%) XenApp
8 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (13.41%) Tivoli
2 10 (5.59%) Netcool
2 10 (5.59%) SCOM
3 8 (4.47%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (4.47%) HP SiteScope
4 5 (2.79%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 4 (2.23%) BladeLogic
5 4 (2.23%) CA Wily
6 3 (1.68%) Control-M
6 3 (1.68%) OMEGAMON
7 2 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.12%) Puppet
7 2 (1.12%) TADDM
8 1 (0.56%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.56%) QRadar
8 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 39 (21.79%) Microsoft
2 32 (17.88%) HP
3 31 (17.32%) Oracle
4 21 (11.73%) CA
4 21 (11.73%) VMware
5 14 (7.82%) Citrix
5 14 (7.82%) Red Hat
6 13 (7.26%) Cisco
7 12 (6.70%) EMC
8 7 (3.91%) Remedy
9 5 (2.79%) Cognos
9 5 (2.79%) IBM Sterling
10 4 (2.23%) Axway
10 4 (2.23%) Fujitsu
10 4 (2.23%) Lotus
10 4 (2.23%) Sun
11 3 (1.68%) Ab Initio
11 3 (1.68%) BMC
12 2 (1.12%) Cognizant
12 2 (1.12%) Hyperion
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