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 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM
Rank 74 56 44
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Contract jobs citing IBM 64 77 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.95% 2.81% 3.14%
As % of the Vendors category 5.47% 6.46% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 38 33
Average daily rate
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£448 £358 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.17% -10.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £293 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £524 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £35.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-10.17% +77.21%
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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
1169 1192 985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.64% 43.52% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 593 483
Average daily rate £354 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 26 23
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £38.80 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 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 28 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 +4 33 £448 +10.49% 11
Glasgow +7 26 £500 +66.66% 4
Stirling -4 4 £435 -15.12%
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 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 45 (39.47%) Finance
2 40 (35.09%) Banking
3 23 (20.18%) Mainframe
4 20 (17.54%) WebSphere
5 19 (16.67%) FileNet
5 19 (16.67%) zOS
6 17 (14.91%) Oracle
7 16 (14.04%) UNIX
7 16 (14.04%) Linux
7 16 (14.04%) CA
8 14 (12.28%) Migration
8 14 (12.28%) Java
8 14 (12.28%) IBM Mainframe
9 13 (11.40%) JavaScript
10 12 (10.53%) DataStage
11 11 (9.65%) CICS
11 11 (9.65%) Change Management
11 11 (9.65%) Dojo
11 11 (9.65%) Content Management
12 10 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (8.77%) SQL
12 10 (8.77%) AIX
12 10 (8.77%) ETL
13 9 (7.89%) HTML
13 9 (7.89%) DataPower
13 9 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (7.89%) HTML5
13 9 (7.89%) AngularJS
14 8 (7.02%) Project Management
14 8 (7.02%) Workflow

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 20 (17.54%) WebSphere
2 19 (16.67%) FileNet
3 11 (9.65%) CICS
4 3 (2.63%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.63%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.75%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.75%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.88%) CMS
6 1 (0.88%) PowerExchange
6 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Agresso
1 1 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (0.88%) Cognos Controller
1 1 (0.88%) thinkFolio
1 1 (0.88%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.88%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) LDAP
2 4 (3.51%) SSL
2 4 (3.51%) SAN
3 3 (2.63%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.88%) FTP
5 1 (0.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.53%) DataStage
2 7 (6.14%) DB2
3 6 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.63%) BODI
5 3 (2.63%) Big Data
5 3 (2.63%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.75%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.75%) Star Schema
6 2 (1.75%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.88%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.88%) HBase
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Eclipse
2 4 (3.51%) Lombardi
3 2 (1.75%) Toad
4 1 (0.88%) Subversion
4 1 (0.88%) JSUnit
4 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.88%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
General
1 45 (39.47%) Finance
2 40 (35.09%) Banking
3 5 (4.39%) Retail
4 4 (3.51%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.75%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (17.54%) Developer
2 18 (15.79%) Administrator
3 14 (12.28%) Project Manager
4 10 (8.77%) Consultant
5 9 (7.89%) Analyst
6 7 (6.14%) Business Analyst
6 7 (6.14%) Designer
7 6 (5.26%) Architect
8 5 (4.39%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (4.39%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (4.39%) DB2 DBA
8 5 (4.39%) DBA
8 5 (4.39%) FileNet Administrator
9 4 (3.51%) IT Project Manager
10 3 (2.63%) UNIX Administrator
10 3 (2.63%) Solutions Designer
10 3 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (2.63%) Monitoring Engineer
11 2 (1.75%) AIX Specialist
11 2 (1.75%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.65%) Dojo
2 9 (7.89%) HTML
2 9 (7.89%) HTML5
2 9 (7.89%) AngularJS
3 8 (7.02%) Middleware
4 7 (6.14%) XML
5 5 (4.39%) CSS
5 5 (4.39%) WSDL
5 5 (4.39%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (4.39%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (3.51%) Sass
6 4 (3.51%) LESS
7 3 (2.63%) Drools
7 3 (2.63%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.63%) Spring
7 3 (2.63%) SOAP
7 3 (2.63%) Web Services
8 2 (1.75%) JSP
8 2 (1.75%) Servlets
8 2 (1.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.18%) Mainframe
2 14 (12.28%) IBM Mainframe
3 9 (7.89%) DataPower
4 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.63%) Clustering
5 3 (2.63%) HACMP
6 2 (1.75%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.75%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) IBM XIV
7 1 (0.88%) User Experience
7 1 (0.88%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.67%) zOS
2 16 (14.04%) UNIX
2 16 (14.04%) Linux
3 10 (8.77%) AIX
4 9 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.26%) Solaris
6 5 (4.39%) Windows
7 4 (3.51%) OS/2
8 2 (1.75%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.75%) HPUX
8 2 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.88%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.28%) Migration
2 11 (9.65%) Content Management
2 11 (9.65%) Change Management
3 10 (8.77%) ETL
3 10 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (7.02%) Project Management
4 8 (7.02%) Workflow
5 7 (6.14%) SOA
5 7 (6.14%) Data Migration
5 7 (6.14%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (6.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (5.26%) SDLC
6 6 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 6 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (5.26%) OO
6 6 (5.26%) Data Management
7 5 (4.39%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.51%) Document Management
8 4 (3.51%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.28%) Java
2 13 (11.40%) JavaScript
3 10 (8.77%) SQL
4 6 (5.26%) REXX
5 5 (4.39%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.39%) COBOL
6 4 (3.51%) Python
6 4 (3.51%) Perl
6 4 (3.51%) JCL
7 3 (2.63%) CLIST
8 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.88%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.88%) C++
9 1 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (0.88%) Degree
1 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) QA
1 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.39%) RACF
2 3 (2.63%) GPFS
3 2 (1.75%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 2 (1.75%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.75%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (6.14%) Tivoli
2 4 (3.51%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (2.63%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 3 (2.63%) Netcool
4 2 (1.75%) CA Endevor
4 2 (1.75%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (14.91%) Oracle
2 16 (14.04%) CA
3 7 (6.14%) BMC
4 6 (5.26%) Cognos
4 6 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.39%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.51%) Kofax
7 3 (2.63%) Lotus
7 3 (2.63%) EMC
7 3 (2.63%) HP
8 2 (1.75%) Dell
8 2 (1.75%) Trillium
8 2 (1.75%) Citrix
8 2 (1.75%) Informatica
8 2 (1.75%) Veritas
8 2 (1.75%) Symantec
8 2 (1.75%) VMware
8 2 (1.75%) Teradata
8 2 (1.75%) Brocade
9 1 (0.88%) Netezza
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