The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Scotland region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 55 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs citing IBM 79 66 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.88% 2.70% 2.81%
As % of the Vendors category 6.33% 6.71% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 27
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -28.57%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1249 984 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.57% 40.25% 40.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 453 432
Average daily rate £350 £375 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 61
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £32.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Glasgow +12 24 £325 -23.52%
Stirling +9 17 £466 -4.35%
Edinburgh -45 14 £350 -11.11% 3
West Lothian - - - -
Highlands - - - -
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IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 62 (37.35%) UNIX
2 51 (30.72%) Microsoft
3 46 (27.71%) Windows
3 46 (27.71%) Java
3 46 (27.71%) Finance
4 42 (25.30%) WebSphere
5 36 (21.69%) Linux
6 34 (20.48%) Oracle
7 32 (19.28%) Web Services
8 31 (18.67%) Banking
9 26 (15.66%) Tivoli
10 25 (15.06%) AIX
11 22 (13.25%) HTML
11 22 (13.25%) FileNet
11 22 (13.25%) Workflow
12 21 (12.65%) SQL
13 20 (12.05%) HP
14 19 (11.45%) Mainframe
15 18 (10.84%) JavaScript
15 18 (10.84%) Perl
15 18 (10.84%) SQL Server
16 17 (10.24%) XML
16 17 (10.24%) BMC
16 17 (10.24%) SOA
17 16 (9.64%) SAN
17 16 (9.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 16 (9.64%) J2EE
17 16 (9.64%) Spring
17 16 (9.64%) VMware
17 16 (9.64%) Performance Testing

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 42 (25.30%) WebSphere
2 22 (13.25%) FileNet
3 15 (9.04%) Tomcat
4 11 (6.63%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (6.02%) SharePoint
5 10 (6.02%) CICS
6 8 (4.82%) WebSphere Portal
7 7 (4.22%) WebLogic
7 7 (4.22%) MS Exchange
8 6 (3.61%) CMS
8 6 (3.61%) Apache
9 5 (3.01%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (2.41%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (2.41%) IIS
10 4 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.81%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.81%) Lotus Domino
11 3 (1.81%) WebSphere Process Server
12 2 (1.20%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (2.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (5.42%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (2.41%) Cognos Controller
2 4 (2.41%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.20%) Maximo
3 2 (1.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.20%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.60%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.60%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.64%) SAN
2 13 (7.83%) Firewall
3 9 (5.42%) NAS
4 8 (4.82%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.22%) Wireshark
5 7 (4.22%) LAN
5 7 (4.22%) WAN
6 6 (3.61%) DNS
7 4 (2.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (2.41%) DMZ
8 2 (1.20%) DHCP
8 2 (1.20%) LDAP
9 1 (0.60%) Network Security
9 1 (0.60%) FTP
9 1 (0.60%) SNMP
9 1 (0.60%) SSL
9 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.60%) VPN
9 1 (0.60%) SNA
9 1 (0.60%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.43%) Relational Database
3 12 (7.23%) DB2
4 11 (6.63%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.61%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.41%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.20%) Ingres
9 2 (1.20%) DataStage
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.60%) Cognos Query Studio
10 1 (0.60%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 1 (0.60%) Cognos Report Studio
10 1 (0.60%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 1 (0.60%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 6 (3.61%) Subversion
1 6 (3.61%) JUnit
2 4 (2.41%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.81%) JIRA
4 2 (1.20%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.20%) Introscope
4 2 (1.20%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.20%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.20%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.60%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.60%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.60%) Maven
General
1 46 (27.71%) Finance
2 31 (18.67%) Banking
3 9 (5.42%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.82%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.81%) Advertising
6 1 (0.60%) International Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (25.30%) Developer
2 21 (12.65%) Designer
3 20 (12.05%) Administrator
4 18 (10.84%) Architect
4 18 (10.84%) Java Developer
5 13 (7.83%) Consultant
6 11 (6.63%) Technical Architect
7 10 (6.02%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (5.42%) Tester
8 9 (5.42%) Technical Designer
9 8 (4.82%) Performance Tester
9 8 (4.82%) Infrastructure Designer
9 8 (4.82%) Analyst
9 8 (4.82%) Monitoring Engineer
10 7 (4.22%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
10 7 (4.22%) Portal Developer
10 7 (4.22%) WebSphere Portal Developer
10 7 (4.22%) WebSphere Developer
10 7 (4.22%) Technical Specialist
10 7 (4.22%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.28%) Web Services
2 22 (13.25%) HTML
3 17 (10.24%) XML
4 16 (9.64%) J2EE
4 16 (9.64%) Spring
5 15 (9.04%) .NET
5 15 (9.04%) Middleware
6 13 (7.83%) SOAP
7 12 (7.23%) JSP
7 12 (7.23%) jQuery
8 11 (6.63%) JMS
9 10 (6.02%) WebSphere MQ
9 10 (6.02%) HTML5
10 8 (4.82%) Hibernate
11 7 (4.22%) CSS
11 7 (4.22%) Ajax
12 6 (3.61%) XML Schema
12 6 (3.61%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 6 (3.61%) REST
13 5 (3.01%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.45%) Mainframe
2 13 (7.83%) IBM Mainframe
3 10 (6.02%) Replication
4 7 (4.22%) DataPower
4 7 (4.22%) CMDB
5 6 (3.61%) Clustering
6 5 (3.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.41%) Equities
7 4 (2.41%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.41%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.20%) Open Source
9 1 (0.60%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.60%) Blog
9 1 (0.60%) HACMP
9 1 (0.60%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.60%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 62 (37.35%) UNIX
2 46 (27.71%) Windows
3 36 (21.69%) Linux
4 25 (15.06%) AIX
5 10 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (5.42%) zOS
7 7 (4.22%) Solaris
7 7 (4.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.41%) HPUX
9 3 (1.81%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.60%) MVS
10 1 (0.60%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.25%) Workflow
2 17 (10.24%) SOA
3 16 (9.64%) Performance Testing
4 12 (7.23%) ETL
5 11 (6.63%) Change Management
6 10 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (5.42%) Web Development
8 8 (4.82%) ITIL
9 7 (4.22%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (4.22%) Test Automation
10 6 (3.61%) Scrum
10 6 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (3.61%) Project Management
10 6 (3.61%) OO
10 6 (3.61%) Data Modelling
11 5 (3.01%) Analytics
11 5 (3.01%) Network Design
11 5 (3.01%) Document Management
11 5 (3.01%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (2.41%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (27.71%) Java
2 21 (12.65%) SQL
3 18 (10.84%) JavaScript
3 18 (10.84%) Perl
4 10 (6.02%) VBScript
4 10 (6.02%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.01%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.81%) Python
6 3 (1.81%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.20%) Korn
7 2 (1.20%) JCL
7 2 (1.20%) C#
7 2 (1.20%) C++
7 2 (1.20%) PHP
8 1 (0.60%) C-shell
8 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.60%) RPG/400
8 1 (0.60%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.60%) RPG
Qualifications
1 11 (6.63%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.02%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.81%) MCSD
3 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.20%) Degree
5 1 (0.60%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.41%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.81%) QA
2 3 (1.81%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (5.42%) SRDF
2 8 (4.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.20%) XenApp
3 2 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.60%) vSphere
4 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.60%) GPFS
4 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (15.66%) Tivoli
2 16 (9.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 11 (6.63%) SCOM
4 9 (5.42%) Control-M
5 6 (3.61%) NetBackup
5 6 (3.61%) BMC PATROL
5 6 (3.61%) MOM
6 5 (3.01%) HP SiteScope
6 5 (3.01%) OMEGAMON
6 5 (3.01%) Tivoli NetView
6 5 (3.01%) Unicenter
7 2 (1.20%) Netcool
7 2 (1.20%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.60%) nmon
8 1 (0.60%) SCCM
8 1 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.60%) Legato
8 1 (0.60%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 51 (30.72%) Microsoft
2 34 (20.48%) Oracle
3 20 (12.05%) HP
4 17 (10.24%) BMC
5 16 (9.64%) VMware
6 12 (7.23%) ArcSight
7 10 (6.02%) Cognos
7 10 (6.02%) EMC
8 7 (4.22%) Sun
8 7 (4.22%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.61%) Kofax
9 6 (3.61%) Unisys
10 5 (3.01%) CA
11 4 (2.41%) Informatica
11 4 (2.41%) JBoss
11 4 (2.41%) Nintex
11 4 (2.41%) RightFax
12 3 (1.81%) Lotus
12 3 (1.81%) TIBCO
13 2 (1.20%) Intel
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