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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 83 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Contract jobs citing IBM 38 57 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.42% 2.55% 2.52%
As % of the Vendors category 4.06% 6.24% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 13
Average daily rate
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£419 £415 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.90% +12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £348 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
-2.81% +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £15.03 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -31.37%
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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
936 914 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.93% 40.84% 47.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 409 472
Average daily rate £364 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 26
Average hourly rate £23.75 £14.02 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.40% -11.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -24 17 £450 +5.88% 2
Glasgow -2 15 £413 +17.85% 3
Stirling - 6 £430 - 1
West Lothian - - - -
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
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IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 45 (35.71%) Finance
2 38 (30.16%) Java
3 33 (26.19%) Banking
3 33 (26.19%) WebSphere
4 32 (25.40%) Oracle
5 24 (19.05%) Windows
6 23 (18.25%) UNIX
6 23 (18.25%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (17.46%) SQL
8 20 (15.87%) Linux
8 20 (15.87%) Microsoft
9 19 (15.08%) Web Services
9 19 (15.08%) XML
10 18 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (13.49%) Campaign Management
12 15 (11.90%) WebSphere Application Server
12 15 (11.90%) SOA
13 14 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
13 14 (11.11%) Retail
14 13 (10.32%) Retail Banking
14 13 (10.32%) VMware
14 13 (10.32%) Project Management
14 13 (10.32%) SAN
14 13 (10.32%) SQL Server
14 13 (10.32%) Relational Database
14 13 (10.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (9.52%) ETL
15 12 (9.52%) Middleware
15 12 (9.52%) Migration
16 11 (8.73%) FileNet

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 33 (26.19%) WebSphere
2 15 (11.90%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (8.73%) FileNet
4 5 (3.97%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.17%) IIS
5 4 (3.17%) MQSeries
6 3 (2.38%) WebSphere Process Server
6 3 (2.38%) JBoss
6 3 (2.38%) Apache
6 3 (2.38%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.38%) Documentum
6 3 (2.38%) CICS
6 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.59%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.59%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.59%) WebLogic Integration
7 2 (1.59%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.79%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.17%) MS Office
2 1 (0.79%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (0.79%) RoboHelp
2 1 (0.79%) SPSS
2 1 (0.79%) Maple
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.59%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.59%) FileNet Content Manager
3 1 (0.79%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.79%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.32%) SAN
2 6 (4.76%) DNS
3 5 (3.97%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.17%) NAS
4 4 (3.17%) Firewall
4 4 (3.17%) Wireshark
5 3 (2.38%) SSH
5 3 (2.38%) LDAP
5 3 (2.38%) DHCP
6 2 (1.59%) Network Security
6 2 (1.59%) HTTP
7 1 (0.79%) Intranet
7 1 (0.79%) SSL
7 1 (0.79%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.79%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.79%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.25%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.32%) Relational Database
3 11 (8.73%) RDBMS
4 9 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.97%) DB2
6 5 (3.97%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (3.97%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (2.38%) DataStage
8 2 (1.59%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (1.59%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.79%) BODI
9 1 (0.79%) Informix
9 1 (0.79%) DecisionStream
9 1 (0.79%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Fiddler
1 4 (3.17%) LoadRunner
1 4 (3.17%) Eclipse
1 4 (3.17%) JIRA
2 2 (1.59%) Jasmine
2 2 (1.59%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.59%) JSUnit
2 2 (1.59%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.79%) Maven
3 1 (0.79%) Checkstyle
3 1 (0.79%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.79%) Ant
3 1 (0.79%) JUnit
3 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.79%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 45 (35.71%) Finance
2 33 (26.19%) Banking
3 14 (11.11%) Retail
4 13 (10.32%) Retail Banking
5 10 (7.94%) Marketing
6 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.79%) Electronics
7 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 34 (26.98%) Developer
2 18 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 17 (13.49%) Architect
4 13 (10.32%) Analyst
5 11 (8.73%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (8.73%) Project Manager
5 11 (8.73%) Designer
6 7 (5.56%) Technical Leader
6 7 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 6 (4.76%) Consultant
7 6 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (3.97%) Performance Tester
8 5 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.97%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.97%) Tester
9 4 (3.17%) FileNet Developer
9 4 (3.17%) Monitoring Engineer
9 4 (3.17%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
9 4 (3.17%) Infrastructure Designer
10 3 (2.38%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.08%) Web Services
1 19 (15.08%) XML
2 14 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (9.52%) Middleware
4 11 (8.73%) HTML
4 11 (8.73%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 10 (7.94%) SOAP
6 9 (7.14%) JMS
7 8 (6.35%) HTML5
8 6 (4.76%) REST
8 6 (4.76%) Dojo
8 6 (4.76%) Hibernate
9 5 (3.97%) Spring
9 5 (3.97%) JSON
9 5 (3.97%) CSS
9 5 (3.97%) .NET
9 5 (3.97%) Apache Camel
10 4 (3.17%) J2EE
11 3 (2.38%) EJB
11 3 (2.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.97%) CMDB
2 4 (3.17%) DataPower
2 4 (3.17%) Mainframe
2 4 (3.17%) Replication
3 3 (2.38%) Clustering
3 3 (2.38%) iSeries
4 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.59%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.59%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.59%) NHS
5 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.79%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.79%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.79%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.05%) Windows
2 23 (18.25%) UNIX
3 20 (15.87%) Linux
4 13 (10.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (8.73%) Solaris
6 8 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.97%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.38%) HPUX
9 3 (2.38%) zOS
10 2 (1.59%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (13.49%) Campaign Management
3 15 (11.90%) SOA
4 13 (10.32%) Project Management
5 12 (9.52%) ETL
5 12 (9.52%) Migration
6 10 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.56%) Workflow
7 7 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (4.76%) ITIL
8 6 (4.76%) OO
8 6 (4.76%) Document Management
9 5 (3.97%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (3.97%) Waterfall
10 4 (3.17%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (3.17%) Data Migration
10 4 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (3.17%) Performance Testing
10 4 (3.17%) Performance Management
10 4 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 38 (30.16%) Java
2 22 (17.46%) SQL
3 10 (7.94%) Perl
4 7 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.97%) C++
5 5 (3.97%) VBScript
5 5 (3.97%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.17%) C#
6 4 (3.17%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.38%) C
8 1 (0.79%) Korn
8 1 (0.79%) MUMPS
8 1 (0.79%) COBOL
8 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.97%) Degree
4 2 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.59%) CCNA
4 2 (1.59%) MCSE
4 2 (1.59%) MCTS
5 1 (0.79%) ACSA
5 1 (0.79%) GIAC
5 1 (0.79%) GCIH
5 1 (0.79%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.97%) XenApp
4 2 (1.59%) GPFS
4 2 (1.59%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.59%) vSphere
5 1 (0.79%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (6.35%) SCOM
2 6 (4.76%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.17%) SCCM
4 3 (2.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (1.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.59%) CA Endevor
5 2 (1.59%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (1.59%) Control-M
6 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.79%) BMC Performance Manager
6 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (25.40%) Oracle
2 20 (15.87%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.32%) VMware
4 10 (7.94%) HP
5 9 (7.14%) BMC
5 9 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 8 (6.35%) Unica
7 7 (5.56%) Chordiant
8 6 (4.76%) Symantec
9 5 (3.97%) Citrix
9 5 (3.97%) ArcSight
10 4 (3.17%) EMC
10 4 (3.17%) Veritas
11 3 (2.38%) Kofax
11 3 (2.38%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.59%) Guidewire
12 2 (1.59%) Kony
12 2 (1.59%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (1.59%) Dell
12 2 (1.59%) Sun
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