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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 58 76 56
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -20
Contract jobs citing IBM 69 64 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.01% 1.96% 2.97%
As % of the Vendors category 6.94% 5.47% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 38
Median daily rate £400 £423 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% +20.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £350 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £528 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.50 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.97% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.72 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -12.22%
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
994 1171 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 43.43% 35.88% 43.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 547 604
Median daily rate £350 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 49 25
Median hourly rate £39.00 £16.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.75% +1.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £9.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 30 £400 -10.11% 1
Glasgow +12 27 £400 -20.00% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 5 £420 - 1
Renfrewshire - 2 - -
Strathclyde - 2 £270 -
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 67 (37.85%) Unix
2 61 (34.46%) AIX
3 51 (28.81%) Finance
4 49 (27.68%) WebSphere
5 47 (26.55%) Linux
6 45 (25.42%) Windows
6 45 (25.42%) Microsoft
7 39 (22.03%) Java
8 38 (21.47%) Oracle
9 37 (20.90%) ITIL
9 37 (20.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 34 (19.21%) SQL
11 33 (18.64%) Tivoli
12 32 (18.08%) Banking
13 30 (16.95%) Mainframe
14 29 (16.38%) HP
14 29 (16.38%) CA
15 28 (15.82%) SSL
15 28 (15.82%) WebSphere Application Server
16 27 (15.25%) DB2
16 27 (15.25%) Solaris
17 23 (12.99%) Service Management
17 23 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
17 23 (12.99%) Shell Script
18 22 (12.43%) HTTP
18 22 (12.43%) DataPower
19 20 (11.30%) Perl
19 20 (11.30%) VMware
20 19 (10.73%) Red Hat
20 19 (10.73%) Release Management

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 49 (27.68%) WebSphere
2 28 (15.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 16 (9.04%) IBM HTTP Server
4 15 (8.47%) WebSphere Portal
5 12 (6.78%) JBoss
6 11 (6.21%) CICS
7 7 (3.95%) Apache
8 6 (3.39%) MQSeries
8 6 (3.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (2.82%) MS Exchange
9 5 (2.82%) OpenStack
9 5 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (2.82%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.26%) AquaLogic
10 4 (2.26%) GlassFish
10 4 (2.26%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (2.26%) Tuxedo
10 4 (2.26%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.26%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (1.69%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (1.69%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.56%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.13%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.82%) SSL
2 22 (12.43%) HTTP
3 18 (10.17%) SAN
4 14 (7.91%) Firewall
5 12 (6.78%) HTTPS
6 10 (5.65%) FTP
7 7 (3.95%) LDAP
8 5 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.69%) DNS
9 3 (1.69%) Internet
9 3 (1.69%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.56%) FCoE
10 1 (0.56%) Intranet
10 1 (0.56%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.56%) LAN
10 1 (0.56%) Multicast
10 1 (0.56%) NAS
10 1 (0.56%) WAN
10 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.25%) DB2
2 17 (9.60%) SQL Server
3 14 (7.91%) Oracle Database
4 12 (6.78%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.95%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (3.39%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.82%) IBM PureData
8 5 (2.82%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (2.82%) Oracle Exadata
8 5 (2.82%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.13%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.56%) Big Data
11 1 (0.56%) DataStage
11 1 (0.56%) HBase
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (2.82%) SoapUI
1 5 (2.82%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (2.26%) Build Forge
2 4 (2.26%) Introscope
2 4 (2.26%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.69%) ClearQuest
3 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.69%) JIRA
3 3 (1.69%) Maven
4 2 (1.13%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.13%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.13%) FitNesse
4 2 (1.13%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.13%) JUnit
4 2 (1.13%) Subversion
4 2 (1.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.56%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.56%) Gradle
5 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 51 (28.81%) Finance
2 32 (18.08%) Banking
3 8 (4.52%) Law
4 4 (2.26%) Back Office
4 4 (2.26%) Billing
5 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.69%) Retail
5 3 (1.69%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.13%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (14.69%) Architect
1 26 (14.69%) Developer
2 17 (9.60%) Consultant
3 16 (9.04%) Administrator
4 13 (7.34%) Analyst
4 13 (7.34%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (6.21%) Infrastructure Architect
6 9 (5.08%) DB2 DBA
6 9 (5.08%) DBA
6 9 (5.08%) Monitoring Engineer
6 9 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (5.08%) Technical Developer
7 8 (4.52%) Applications Specialist
7 8 (4.52%) Monitoring Specialist
7 8 (4.52%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.52%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
8 7 (3.95%) Unix Developer
8 7 (3.95%) WebSphere Administrator
9 6 (3.39%) Support Specialist
9 6 (3.39%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.17%) Middleware
2 17 (9.60%) .NET
3 14 (7.91%) XML
4 13 (7.34%) IBM Integration Bus
4 13 (7.34%) J2EE
4 13 (7.34%) Regular Expression
5 11 (6.21%) ISPF
6 9 (5.08%) REST
6 9 (5.08%) WebSphere MQ
7 8 (4.52%) JSON
7 8 (4.52%) SOAP
8 7 (3.95%) Java EE
8 7 (3.95%) RESTful
8 7 (3.95%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
8 7 (3.95%) Web Services
9 5 (2.82%) Hibernate
9 5 (2.82%) HTML
9 5 (2.82%) WSDL
9 5 (2.82%) XSD
10 4 (2.26%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.95%) Mainframe
2 22 (12.43%) DataPower
3 17 (9.60%) Clustering
4 16 (9.04%) Data Centre
5 13 (7.34%) iSeries
6 12 (6.78%) IBM Mainframe
7 10 (5.65%) Tandem
8 8 (4.52%) Management Information System
9 7 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (3.39%) Replication
11 5 (2.82%) Data Integration
11 5 (2.82%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (2.26%) EMC VMAX
12 4 (2.26%) Smart Meter
13 2 (1.13%) AS400
13 2 (1.13%) CMDB
13 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (1.13%) LPAR
14 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
14 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 67 (37.85%) Unix
2 61 (34.46%) AIX
3 47 (26.55%) Linux
4 45 (25.42%) Windows
5 37 (20.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (15.25%) Solaris
7 16 (9.04%) Windows Server
8 13 (7.34%) HPUX
8 13 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (7.34%) Windows XP
9 12 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (5.65%) zOS
11 5 (2.82%) OS/390
12 3 (1.69%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.90%) ITIL
2 23 (12.99%) Service Management
2 23 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (10.73%) Release Management
4 18 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (10.17%) SOA
4 18 (10.17%) TOGAF
5 16 (9.04%) Service Delivery
6 11 (6.21%) Change Management
7 10 (5.65%) Configuration Management
7 10 (5.65%) Information Security
8 8 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (3.95%) Data Management
9 7 (3.95%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (3.95%) Identity Access Management
9 7 (3.95%) Project Management
10 6 (3.39%) Data Modelling
10 6 (3.39%) Logical Data Model
10 6 (3.39%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 39 (22.03%) Java
2 34 (19.21%) SQL
3 23 (12.99%) Shell Script
4 20 (11.30%) Perl
5 15 (8.47%) Korn
6 13 (7.34%) Bourne shell
6 13 (7.34%) PowerShell
6 13 (7.34%) VBScript
7 11 (6.21%) JCL
8 9 (5.08%) REXX
9 7 (3.95%) Python
10 5 (2.82%) COBOL
10 5 (2.82%) JavaScript
11 4 (2.26%) C
11 4 (2.26%) C++
11 4 (2.26%) PHP
11 4 (2.26%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.26%) VB
12 3 (1.69%) C#
12 3 (1.69%) RPG
Qualifications
1 16 (9.04%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.34%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.69%) Degree
6 1 (0.56%) CISSP
6 1 (0.56%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.82%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.82%) QA
2 5 (2.82%) SLA
3 3 (1.69%) COBIT
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.34%) vSphere
3 11 (6.21%) Time Sharing Option
4 7 (3.95%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 5 (2.82%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.82%) PowerHA
5 5 (2.82%) SRDF
6 4 (2.26%) Active Directory
6 4 (2.26%) RACF
7 1 (0.56%) KVM
7 1 (0.56%) NFS
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.56%) Xen
7 1 (0.56%) XenApp
7 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.56%) XenServer
7 1 (0.56%) zsh
Systems Management
1 33 (18.64%) Tivoli
2 13 (7.34%) Netcool
2 13 (7.34%) SCOM
3 11 (6.21%) HP SiteScope
4 7 (3.95%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 6 (3.39%) TADDM
6 4 (2.26%) BladeLogic
6 4 (2.26%) CA Wily
6 4 (2.26%) Control-M
6 4 (2.26%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (2.26%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (0.56%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.56%) Kibana
7 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.56%) Puppet
7 1 (0.56%) QRadar
7 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 45 (25.42%) Microsoft
2 38 (21.47%) Oracle
3 29 (16.38%) CA
3 29 (16.38%) HP
4 20 (11.30%) VMware
5 19 (10.73%) Red Hat
6 18 (10.17%) EMC
7 17 (9.60%) Cisco
8 15 (8.47%) Citrix
9 8 (4.52%) IBM Sterling
10 6 (3.39%) Axway
10 6 (3.39%) Cognos
11 5 (2.82%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (2.82%) Netezza
11 5 (2.82%) Talend
12 4 (2.26%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.26%) F5
12 4 (2.26%) Fujitsu
12 4 (2.26%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.26%) Sun
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