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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 56 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing IBM 72 81 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.28% 2.50% 2.88%
As % of the Vendors category 7.21% 6.68% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 50
Median daily rate £400 £450 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +25.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £348 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £31.44 £31.53
% change year-on-year
+16.09% -0.26%
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
999 1212 1181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.47% 37.45% 42.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 569 625
Median daily rate £330 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 47 34
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £15.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +16.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £9.95 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £32.43 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +3 28 £363 -19.44% 2
Glasgow -3 24 £400 -11.11% 4
West Dunbartonshire 0 10 £410 -2.38%
Strathclyde - 2 £270 -
East Ayrshire - 2 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £425 -
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 77 (40.10%) Unix
2 60 (31.25%) AIX
3 59 (30.73%) Finance
4 52 (27.08%) WebSphere
5 51 (26.56%) Linux
6 48 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 42 (21.88%) Windows
7 42 (21.88%) Java
8 41 (21.35%) Oracle
9 38 (19.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 36 (18.75%) ITIL
10 36 (18.75%) Tivoli
11 34 (17.71%) CA
12 32 (16.67%) SQL
12 32 (16.67%) Mainframe
12 32 (16.67%) Banking
13 29 (15.10%) Solaris
13 29 (15.10%) HP
14 28 (14.58%) SSL
14 28 (14.58%) Shell Script
14 28 (14.58%) WebSphere Application Server
14 28 (14.58%) DataPower
15 26 (13.54%) DB2
15 26 (13.54%) VMware
15 26 (13.54%) Service Management
16 22 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
16 22 (11.46%) Perl
17 21 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
18 20 (10.42%) Data Centre

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 52 (27.08%) WebSphere
2 28 (14.58%) WebSphere Application Server
3 16 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
4 15 (7.81%) WebSphere Portal
5 12 (6.25%) JBoss
6 11 (5.73%) CICS
7 7 (3.65%) Apache
7 7 (3.65%) IBM Domino
7 7 (3.65%) IBM Notes
7 7 (3.65%) MS Exchange
8 6 (3.13%) MQSeries
8 6 (3.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (2.60%) OpenStack
9 5 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (2.60%) SharePoint
9 5 (2.60%) WebLogic
9 5 (2.60%) WebSphere Process Server
10 4 (2.08%) AquaLogic
10 4 (2.08%) GlassFish
10 4 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.08%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (1.56%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.56%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.52%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.52%) Maximo
3 1 (0.52%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.56%) Office 365
2 2 (1.04%) SaaS
3 1 (0.52%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 28 (14.58%) SSL
2 17 (8.85%) HTTP
2 17 (8.85%) HTTPS
2 17 (8.85%) SAN
3 16 (8.33%) Firewall
4 13 (6.77%) FTP
5 12 (6.25%) LDAP
6 6 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (2.60%) DNS
8 4 (2.08%) Internet
8 4 (2.08%) Wireless
9 3 (1.56%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.52%) FCoE
10 1 (0.52%) Intranet
10 1 (0.52%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.52%) Multicast
10 1 (0.52%) NAS
10 1 (0.52%) RS-232
10 1 (0.52%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.54%) DB2
2 16 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 14 (7.29%) Oracle Database
4 13 (6.77%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.65%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.13%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.60%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.60%) IBM PureData
8 5 (2.60%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (2.60%) Oracle Exadata
8 5 (2.60%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.08%) Big Data
9 4 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.56%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.52%) HBase
11 1 (0.52%) IBM BigInsights
11 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (3.13%) JIRA
2 5 (2.60%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.60%) Subversion
2 5 (2.60%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (2.08%) Build Forge
3 4 (2.08%) Introscope
3 4 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.56%) ClearQuest
4 3 (1.56%) Maven
5 2 (1.04%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.04%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.04%) FitNesse
5 2 (1.04%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.04%) JUnit
5 2 (1.04%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.52%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.52%) Gradle
6 1 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.52%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
General
1 59 (30.73%) Finance
2 32 (16.67%) Banking
3 11 (5.73%) Law
4 4 (2.08%) Back Office
4 4 (2.08%) Billing
4 4 (2.08%) Retail
4 4 (2.08%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.56%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (15.10%) Developer
2 21 (10.94%) Architect
3 18 (9.38%) Administrator
4 16 (8.33%) Consultant
5 13 (6.77%) Analyst
6 11 (5.73%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (5.21%) Technical Developer
8 9 (4.69%) Monitoring Engineer
8 9 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
9 8 (4.17%) DB2 DBA
9 8 (4.17%) DBA
9 8 (4.17%) Monitoring Specialist
9 8 (4.17%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.17%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
9 8 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
10 7 (3.65%) Unix Developer
10 7 (3.65%) WebSphere Administrator
11 6 (3.13%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.38%) Middleware
2 17 (8.85%) J2EE
3 14 (7.29%) ISPF
3 14 (7.29%) Regular Expression
4 12 (6.25%) .NET
4 12 (6.25%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 9 (4.69%) XML
6 8 (4.17%) Web Services
6 8 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (3.65%) IBM Integration Bus
8 5 (2.60%) Hibernate
8 5 (2.60%) HTML
9 4 (2.08%) Java EE
9 4 (2.08%) JSON
9 4 (2.08%) REST
9 4 (2.08%) Struts
10 3 (1.56%) Spring
11 2 (1.04%) JDBC
11 2 (1.04%) JMS
11 2 (1.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 28 (14.58%) DataPower
3 20 (10.42%) Data Centre
4 17 (8.85%) Clustering
5 15 (7.81%) iSeries
6 12 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
6 12 (6.25%) Tandem
7 9 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (3.13%) Replication
9 5 (2.60%) Data Integration
9 5 (2.60%) Management Information System
10 4 (2.08%) EMC VMAX
10 4 (2.08%) Smart Meter
11 2 (1.04%) AS400
11 2 (1.04%) Blackberry
11 2 (1.04%) CMDB
11 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.52%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 77 (40.10%) Unix
2 60 (31.25%) AIX
3 51 (26.56%) Linux
4 42 (21.88%) Windows
5 38 (19.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (15.10%) Solaris
7 13 (6.77%) HPUX
7 13 (6.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (6.77%) Windows XP
8 12 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (5.73%) Windows Server
10 10 (5.21%) zOS
11 5 (2.60%) OS/390
12 3 (1.56%) OS/2
13 2 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (18.75%) ITIL
2 26 (13.54%) Service Management
3 22 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (9.90%) Release Management
6 18 (9.38%) Service Delivery
7 14 (7.29%) TOGAF
8 13 (6.77%) Information Security
9 12 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 12 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
10 11 (5.73%) Change Management
11 8 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (4.17%) SOA
12 7 (3.65%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (3.65%) Data Management
12 7 (3.65%) Migration
12 7 (3.65%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (3.65%) Problem Management
13 6 (3.13%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (21.88%) Java
2 32 (16.67%) SQL
3 28 (14.58%) Shell Script
4 22 (11.46%) Perl
5 15 (7.81%) Korn
6 14 (7.29%) JCL
7 13 (6.77%) Bourne shell
7 13 (6.77%) PowerShell
7 13 (6.77%) VBScript
8 10 (5.21%) Python
9 8 (4.17%) REXX
10 5 (2.60%) C++
10 5 (2.60%) COBOL
10 5 (2.60%) JavaScript
11 4 (2.08%) C
11 4 (2.08%) PHP
11 4 (2.08%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.08%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.08%) VB
12 3 (1.56%) RPG
Qualifications
1 15 (7.81%) ITIL Certification
1 15 (7.81%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.56%) CISSP
4 3 (1.56%) SANS
5 2 (1.04%) Degree
6 1 (0.52%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.60%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.52%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.52%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 21 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (7.29%) Time Sharing Option
3 13 (6.77%) vSphere
4 12 (6.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 8 (4.17%) Hyper-V
6 7 (3.65%) Active Directory
7 5 (2.60%) SRDF
8 4 (2.08%) RACF
8 4 (2.08%) XenApp
8 4 (2.08%) XenServer
9 3 (1.56%) NFS
9 3 (1.56%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.52%) KVM
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.52%) Xen
10 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.52%) zsh
Systems Management
1 36 (18.75%) Tivoli
2 13 (6.77%) Netcool
2 13 (6.77%) SCOM
3 12 (6.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 11 (5.73%) HP SiteScope
5 6 (3.13%) TADDM
6 5 (2.60%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (2.08%) BladeLogic
7 4 (2.08%) CA Wily
7 4 (2.08%) Control-M
7 4 (2.08%) OMEGAMON
8 3 (1.56%) ArcSight ESM
8 3 (1.56%) QRadar
9 1 (0.52%) Kibana
9 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.52%) Puppet
9 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 41 (21.35%) Oracle
3 34 (17.71%) CA
4 29 (15.10%) HP
5 26 (13.54%) VMware
6 20 (10.42%) Red Hat
7 19 (9.90%) EMC
8 18 (9.38%) Cisco
8 18 (9.38%) Citrix
9 8 (4.17%) IBM Sterling
10 7 (3.65%) Lotus
11 6 (3.13%) Axway
11 6 (3.13%) Cognos
11 6 (3.13%) Sun
12 5 (2.60%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.60%) F5
12 5 (2.60%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (2.60%) Netezza
12 5 (2.60%) Talend
13 4 (2.08%) Symantec
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