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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 51 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing IBM 73 94 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.69% 3.25% 2.99%
As % of the Vendors category 7.55% 8.10% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 39 56
Median daily rate £400 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £315 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £31.15
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +12.35%
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
967 1161 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 48.94% 40.19% 38.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 594 568
Median daily rate £340 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 21
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.72 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.55 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Glasgow +2 25 £394 -12.50% 2
Edinburgh -7 24 £388 -7.46% 1
South Ayrshire - 9 £250 -
West Dunbartonshire 0 6 £275 -34.52%
East Ayrshire - 3 - -
West Lothian -4 1 £425 -1.16%
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £650 -
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 50 (34.48%) Finance
2 48 (33.10%) Unix
3 42 (28.97%) Linux
4 40 (27.59%) Oracle
5 33 (22.76%) Shell Script
5 33 (22.76%) WebSphere
6 32 (22.07%) Banking
7 28 (19.31%) Java
8 27 (18.62%) DataPower
9 24 (16.55%) Bash Shell
10 23 (15.86%) Solaris
10 23 (15.86%) Microsoft
11 22 (15.17%) SSL
12 21 (14.48%) AIX
12 21 (14.48%) VMware
13 20 (13.79%) SQL
13 20 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (13.10%) Tivoli
15 18 (12.41%) HTTPS
15 18 (12.41%) Windows
15 18 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (11.03%) WebSphere Application Server
16 16 (11.03%) SQL Server
17 15 (10.34%) J2EE
17 15 (10.34%) CA
17 15 (10.34%) Mainframe
18 14 (9.66%) Web Services
18 14 (9.66%) Perl
18 14 (9.66%) Data Centre
19 13 (8.97%) iSeries

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 33 (22.76%) WebSphere
2 16 (11.03%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (8.28%) WebSphere Portal
4 9 (6.21%) IBM Domino
4 9 (6.21%) IBM Notes
4 9 (6.21%) JBoss
4 9 (6.21%) MS Exchange
5 8 (5.52%) IBM HTTP Server
6 7 (4.83%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (3.45%) WebSphere Process Server
8 3 (2.07%) Apache Spark
8 3 (2.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.07%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (2.07%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.38%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.38%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.38%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.69%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (2.07%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (2.07%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.07%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.69%) HFM
3 1 (0.69%) Maximo
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.07%) Office 365
2 2 (1.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.17%) SSL
2 18 (12.41%) HTTPS
3 13 (8.97%) Firewall
4 12 (8.28%) LDAP
5 10 (6.90%) FTP
6 8 (5.52%) HTTP
6 8 (5.52%) Internet
7 7 (4.83%) SAN
7 7 (4.83%) TCP/IP
8 6 (4.14%) DNS
8 6 (4.14%) Network Security
9 4 (2.76%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (2.76%) Wireless
10 3 (2.07%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.69%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.69%) Intranet
11 1 (0.69%) RS-232
11 1 (0.69%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.59%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.21%) DB2
4 7 (4.83%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.14%) Big Data
5 6 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.14%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.45%) Apache Hive
6 5 (3.45%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.76%) IBM PureData
7 4 (2.76%) Oracle Exadata
7 4 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.38%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (6.21%) Git (software)
1 9 (6.21%) Jenkins
1 9 (6.21%) JIRA
2 6 (4.14%) Maven
3 5 (3.45%) JUnit
3 5 (3.45%) Subversion
4 4 (2.76%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (2.07%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.07%) Gradle
5 3 (2.07%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.38%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.38%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.38%) ClearQuest
6 2 (1.38%) Log4j
6 2 (1.38%) Mockito
6 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.69%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.69%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
General
1 50 (34.48%) Finance
2 32 (22.07%) Banking
3 7 (4.83%) Law
4 5 (3.45%) Retail
5 3 (2.07%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.07%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.38%) Back Office
7 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (15.86%) Developer
2 21 (14.48%) Administrator
3 14 (9.66%) Consultant
4 11 (7.59%) Analyst
5 8 (5.52%) Identity Management Specialist
5 8 (5.52%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (5.52%) Technical Specialist
5 8 (5.52%) Unix Administrator
6 7 (4.83%) Solaris Administrator
6 7 (4.83%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (4.83%) WebSphere Administrator
7 6 (4.14%) AIX Engineer
7 6 (4.14%) Java Developer
7 6 (4.14%) Technical Developer
8 5 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (3.45%) Software Asset Manager
8 5 (3.45%) Software Manager
8 5 (3.45%) Tivoli Specialist
8 5 (3.45%) Unix Engineer
8 5 (3.45%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.34%) J2EE
2 14 (9.66%) Web Services
3 12 (8.28%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 11 (7.59%) ISPF
5 10 (6.90%) XML
6 8 (5.52%) Middleware
7 7 (4.83%) REST
8 6 (4.14%) Spring
9 5 (3.45%) JMS
9 5 (3.45%) JSON
9 5 (3.45%) Regular Expression
9 5 (3.45%) SOAP
10 4 (2.76%) Kafka
11 3 (2.07%) .NET
11 3 (2.07%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (2.07%) Hibernate
11 3 (2.07%) JDBC
11 3 (2.07%) JSP
11 3 (2.07%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 3 (2.07%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.62%) DataPower
2 15 (10.34%) Mainframe
3 14 (9.66%) Data Centre
4 13 (8.97%) iSeries
5 9 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.21%) Tandem
6 5 (3.45%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.76%) EMC VMAX
7 4 (2.76%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.76%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.07%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.07%) Clustering
8 3 (2.07%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.38%) AS400
9 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.38%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.69%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.69%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.69%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.69%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 48 (33.10%) Unix
2 42 (28.97%) Linux
3 23 (15.86%) Solaris
4 21 (14.48%) AIX
5 20 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (12.41%) Windows
7 12 (8.28%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (4.14%) zOS
9 5 (3.45%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.38%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.69%) HPUX
11 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (12.41%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (8.97%) Information Security
2 13 (8.97%) ITIL
3 12 (8.28%) Identity Access Management
3 12 (8.28%) Service Management
4 11 (7.59%) Service Delivery
4 11 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (6.90%) Configuration Management
6 9 (6.21%) Risk Management
7 8 (5.52%) Identity Management
7 8 (5.52%) Mentoring
7 8 (5.52%) Project Management
7 8 (5.52%) SDLC
8 7 (4.83%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (4.83%) Migration
8 7 (4.83%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (4.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (4.14%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.45%) Anomaly Detection
10 5 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (22.76%) Shell Script
2 28 (19.31%) Java
3 24 (16.55%) Bash Shell
4 20 (13.79%) SQL
5 14 (9.66%) Perl
6 11 (7.59%) JCL
7 10 (6.90%) Python
8 9 (6.21%) Korn
9 5 (3.45%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.76%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.07%) RPG
12 2 (1.38%) Bourne shell
12 2 (1.38%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.38%) REXX
12 2 (1.38%) VBScript
13 1 (0.69%) C#
13 1 (0.69%) C++
13 1 (0.69%) Groovy
13 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.52%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (4.14%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.45%) CISSP
4 5 (3.45%) SANS
5 1 (0.69%) Degree
5 1 (0.69%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.76%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.69%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.69%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.69%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.28%) NFS
1 12 (8.28%) Tivoli Directory Server
1 12 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.59%) Time Sharing Option
3 7 (4.83%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.83%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.83%) PowerHA
4 4 (2.76%) Apache Flume
4 4 (2.76%) SRDF
4 4 (2.76%) vSphere
4 4 (2.76%) XenApp
4 4 (2.76%) XenServer
5 2 (1.38%) Docker
5 2 (1.38%) RACF
6 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.69%) zsh
Systems Management
1 19 (13.10%) Tivoli
2 12 (8.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 5 (3.45%) ArcSight ESM
3 5 (3.45%) QRadar
4 4 (2.76%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (2.76%) logstash
4 4 (2.76%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (2.76%) Puppet
4 4 (2.76%) TADDM
5 3 (2.07%) Ansible
5 3 (2.07%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (2.07%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.38%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (1.38%) Netcool
6 2 (1.38%) SCOM
7 1 (0.69%) Kibana
7 1 (0.69%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (27.59%) Oracle
2 23 (15.86%) Microsoft
3 21 (14.48%) VMware
4 15 (10.34%) CA
5 12 (8.28%) CommVault
5 12 (8.28%) NetApp
5 12 (8.28%) Sun
6 10 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 9 (6.21%) EMC
7 9 (6.21%) Lotus
8 8 (5.52%) Cisco
9 7 (4.83%) Canon
10 6 (4.14%) Symantec
11 5 (3.45%) Adobe
11 5 (3.45%) ArcSight
11 5 (3.45%) Citrix
11 5 (3.45%) HP
11 5 (3.45%) MapR
11 5 (3.45%) Splunk
12 4 (2.76%) MicroStrategy
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