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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
UK / Scotland
Rank 79 69 95
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +26
Contract jobs citing IBM 31 61 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.79% 2.39% 1.09%
As % of the Vendors category 4.01% 5.77% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 32 22
Median daily rate £358 £423 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £533 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

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
773 1057 1002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.58% 41.45% 36.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 560 528
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 8 25
Median hourly rate £45.00 £18.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% +14.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £14.80 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £43.88 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -6 16 £358 +34.90% 5
Edinburgh 0 6 £440 -10.65% 3
West Dunbartonshire -3 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £475 -
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 41 (33.88%) Finance
2 36 (29.75%) Unix
3 35 (28.93%) Oracle
4 34 (28.10%) Linux
5 30 (24.79%) Banking
6 26 (21.49%) VMware
6 26 (21.49%) Bash Shell
7 23 (19.01%) Shell Script
7 23 (19.01%) Java
8 21 (17.36%) WebSphere
9 20 (16.53%) Solaris
9 20 (16.53%) Microsoft
10 18 (14.88%) SQL
11 17 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (13.22%) AIX
12 16 (13.22%) NetApp
13 14 (11.57%) Python
13 14 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (11.57%) DataPower
13 14 (11.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (10.74%) Firewall
14 13 (10.74%) Sun
15 12 (9.92%) CommVault
15 12 (9.92%) NFS
15 12 (9.92%) Perl
15 12 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (9.92%) Oracle Linux
15 12 (9.92%) Data Centre
16 11 (9.09%) ITIL
16 11 (9.09%) Windows

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 21 (17.36%) WebSphere
2 9 (7.44%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (7.44%) IBM Domino
2 9 (7.44%) MS Exchange
3 8 (6.61%) IBM Notes
4 7 (5.79%) JBoss
5 4 (3.31%) Confluence
5 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.31%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.31%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.48%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.48%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.48%) WebSphere Process Server
7 2 (1.65%) SAS
7 2 (1.65%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.65%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.83%) Apache
8 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.31%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.79%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (2.48%) Maximo
2 3 (2.48%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.83%) HFM
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) Office 365
2 2 (1.65%) SaaS
3 1 (0.83%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.74%) Firewall
2 11 (9.09%) SSL
3 10 (8.26%) HTTPS
4 8 (6.61%) LDAP
5 7 (5.79%) FTP
5 7 (5.79%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.96%) DNS
6 6 (4.96%) Internet
6 6 (4.96%) Network Security
7 4 (3.31%) SAN
7 4 (3.31%) Wireless
8 2 (1.65%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.83%) RS-232
9 1 (0.83%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.61%) Big Data
2 6 (4.96%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.13%) Apache Hive
3 5 (4.13%) IBM InfoSphere
3 5 (4.13%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.31%) DB2
4 4 (3.31%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.65%) DataStage
5 2 (1.65%) IBM BigInsights
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.83%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.44%) Git (software)
1 9 (7.44%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.61%) JIRA
3 5 (4.13%) Subversion
4 4 (3.31%) Maven
5 3 (2.48%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.48%) Gradle
5 3 (2.48%) JUnit
6 2 (1.65%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.65%) Log4j
6 2 (1.65%) Mockito
6 2 (1.65%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (1.65%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.83%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.83%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (33.88%) Finance
2 30 (24.79%) Banking
3 6 (4.96%) Law
4 5 (4.13%) Retail
5 2 (1.65%) Back Office
5 2 (1.65%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (20.66%) Developer
2 14 (11.57%) Administrator
2 14 (11.57%) Analyst
3 10 (8.26%) Consultant
4 9 (7.44%) Java Developer
5 8 (6.61%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (6.61%) Unix Administrator
6 7 (5.79%) AIX Engineer
6 7 (5.79%) BPM Developer
6 7 (5.79%) Solaris Administrator
7 6 (4.96%) Identity Management Specialist
7 6 (4.96%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) Technical Specialist
7 6 (4.96%) Unix Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (4.13%) Data Analyst
8 5 (4.13%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (4.13%) Software Asset Manager
8 5 (4.13%) Software Manager
8 5 (4.13%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.26%) REST
2 9 (7.44%) J2EE
2 9 (7.44%) Web Services
3 8 (6.61%) Spring
3 8 (6.61%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
4 7 (5.79%) Hibernate
4 7 (5.79%) ISPF
4 7 (5.79%) JMS
4 7 (5.79%) SOAP
5 6 (4.96%) Kafka
5 6 (4.96%) XML
6 5 (4.13%) Middleware
6 5 (4.13%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 5 (4.13%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (2.48%) JSON
7 3 (2.48%) JSP
7 3 (2.48%) Regular Expression
8 2 (1.65%) Apache Camel
8 2 (1.65%) Java EE
8 2 (1.65%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.57%) DataPower
3 12 (9.92%) Data Centre
4 10 (8.26%) Mainframe
5 6 (4.96%) iSeries
6 5 (4.13%) Tandem
7 4 (3.31%) Wiki
8 3 (2.48%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.65%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.65%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.65%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.83%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.83%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.83%) IBM XIV
10 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.83%) RIA
10 1 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (29.75%) Unix
2 34 (28.10%) Linux
3 20 (16.53%) Solaris
4 16 (13.22%) AIX
5 14 (11.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (9.92%) Oracle Linux
7 11 (9.09%) Windows
8 5 (4.13%) zOS
9 3 (2.48%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.65%) Tru64
11 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (9.09%) ITIL
3 9 (7.44%) Service Management
4 8 (6.61%) Configuration Management
4 8 (6.61%) Identity Access Management
4 8 (6.61%) Mentoring
5 7 (5.79%) Information Security
5 7 (5.79%) Microservices
5 7 (5.79%) Problem Management
5 7 (5.79%) SDLC
5 7 (5.79%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.96%) Identity Management
6 6 (4.96%) Risk Management
6 6 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.13%) Anomaly Detection
7 5 (4.13%) Asset Management
7 5 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (4.13%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (4.13%) Migration
7 5 (4.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (21.49%) Bash Shell
2 23 (19.01%) Java
2 23 (19.01%) Shell Script
3 18 (14.88%) SQL
4 14 (11.57%) Python
5 12 (9.92%) Perl
6 9 (7.44%) JCL
7 7 (5.79%) Korn
8 4 (3.31%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.65%) C++
9 2 (1.65%) REXX
9 2 (1.65%) Ruby
10 1 (0.83%) Groovy
10 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.61%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.96%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (4.96%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.13%) CISSP
3 5 (4.13%) SANS
4 1 (0.83%) Degree
4 1 (0.83%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.83%) Def Stans
2 1 (0.83%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.83%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.83%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (9.92%) NFS
1 12 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.61%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.61%) PowerHA
2 8 (6.61%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 8 (6.61%) vSphere
2 8 (6.61%) XenApp
3 7 (5.79%) Time Sharing Option
4 6 (4.96%) Apache Flume
5 4 (3.31%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.31%) XenServer
6 2 (1.65%) Docker
7 1 (0.83%) RACF
7 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.83%) zsh
Systems Management
1 9 (7.44%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 8 (6.61%) Tivoli
3 6 (4.96%) BMC PATROL
3 6 (4.96%) logstash
3 6 (4.96%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (4.96%) Puppet
4 5 (4.13%) Ansible
4 5 (4.13%) ArcSight ESM
4 5 (4.13%) Data Guard
4 5 (4.13%) QRadar
5 4 (3.31%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.65%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.83%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.83%) Kibana
7 1 (0.83%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (28.93%) Oracle
2 26 (21.49%) VMware
3 20 (16.53%) Microsoft
4 16 (13.22%) NetApp
5 13 (10.74%) Sun
6 12 (9.92%) CommVault
7 9 (7.44%) Citrix
7 9 (7.44%) Red Hat
8 8 (6.61%) CA
8 8 (6.61%) Lotus
9 7 (5.79%) Canon
10 6 (4.96%) EMC
10 6 (4.96%) Symantec
11 5 (4.13%) Adobe
11 5 (4.13%) AppDynamics
11 5 (4.13%) ArcSight
11 5 (4.13%) MapR
11 5 (4.13%) Splunk
12 3 (2.48%) Cisco
12 3 (2.48%) IBM Sterling
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