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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 56 82 57
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -25
Contract jobs citing IBM 89 56 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.48% 1.76% 2.94%
As % of the Vendors category 7.70% 4.95% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 21 35
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £365 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +41.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £26.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+18.86% -15.20%
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
1156 1131 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.21% 35.48% 40.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 506 526
Median daily rate £340 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £457 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 39 26
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.25% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.96 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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 25 July 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 July 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 34 £425 +3.65% 1
Glasgow +18 33 £350 -30.00% 3
Renfrewshire - 9 £330 -
Stirling +3 3 £350 -14.63%
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £420 -
Inverclyde - 2 £400 -
Strathclyde - 1 £270 -
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 63 (35.39%) Unix
2 59 (33.15%) AIX
3 50 (28.09%) Finance
4 49 (27.53%) Windows
5 46 (25.84%) WebSphere
6 44 (24.72%) Linux
6 44 (24.72%) Microsoft
7 43 (24.16%) SQL
8 38 (21.35%) Oracle
9 37 (20.79%) Java
10 36 (20.22%) ITIL
11 33 (18.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 32 (17.98%) HP
13 31 (17.42%) Banking
14 30 (16.85%) SSL
14 30 (16.85%) SOA
15 29 (16.29%) HTTP
16 28 (15.73%) Tivoli
17 27 (15.17%) CA
17 27 (15.17%) DB2
17 27 (15.17%) Mainframe
18 26 (14.61%) WebSphere Application Server
18 26 (14.61%) Solaris
19 23 (12.92%) Windows Server
20 22 (12.36%) Service Management
21 21 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
21 21 (11.80%) XML
21 21 (11.80%) IBM Integration Bus
22 20 (11.24%) Release Management
22 20 (11.24%) Perl

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 46 (25.84%) WebSphere
2 26 (14.61%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (7.87%) IBM HTTP Server
4 13 (7.30%) WebSphere Portal
5 11 (6.18%) CICS
6 10 (5.62%) JBoss
7 7 (3.93%) MQSeries
8 6 (3.37%) Apache
8 6 (3.37%) MS Exchange
8 6 (3.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (2.81%) OpenStack
9 5 (2.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (2.81%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.25%) AquaLogic
10 4 (2.25%) GlassFish
10 4 (2.25%) IBM Notes
10 4 (2.25%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (2.25%) Tuxedo
10 4 (2.25%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) MS Office
2 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (1.69%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (1.69%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (1.12%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.56%) Exstream
4 1 (0.56%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (16.85%) SSL
2 29 (16.29%) HTTP
3 18 (10.11%) SAN
4 13 (7.30%) Firewall
5 10 (5.62%) FTP
5 10 (5.62%) HTTPS
6 5 (2.81%) LDAP
7 3 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (1.69%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.12%) DNS
8 2 (1.12%) Internet
8 2 (1.12%) WinSCP
9 1 (0.56%) FCoE
9 1 (0.56%) Intranet
9 1 (0.56%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.56%) LAN
9 1 (0.56%) Multicast
9 1 (0.56%) NAS
9 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.17%) DB2
2 16 (8.99%) SQL Server
3 14 (7.87%) Oracle Database
4 13 (7.30%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.93%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (3.37%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.81%) IBM PureData
8 5 (2.81%) Oracle BI EE
8 5 (2.81%) Oracle Exadata
8 5 (2.81%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.12%) 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%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 12 (6.74%) SoapUI
2 5 (2.81%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (2.25%) Build Forge
3 4 (2.25%) ClearCase
3 4 (2.25%) Introscope
4 3 (1.69%) ClearQuest
5 2 (1.12%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.12%) FitNesse
5 2 (1.12%) JIRA
5 2 (1.12%) Subversion
5 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.12%) XMLSpy
6 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.56%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.56%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.56%) JUnit
6 1 (0.56%) Maven
6 1 (0.56%) Selenium
General
1 50 (28.09%) Finance
2 31 (17.42%) Banking
3 9 (5.06%) Law
4 4 (2.25%) Back Office
4 4 (2.25%) Billing
5 3 (1.69%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.12%) Retail
6 2 (1.12%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (17.98%) Developer
2 26 (14.61%) Architect
3 16 (8.99%) Administrator
3 16 (8.99%) Consultant
4 14 (7.87%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (6.74%) Analyst
6 10 (5.62%) Infrastructure Architect
6 10 (5.62%) Integration Developer
7 9 (5.06%) DB2 DBA
7 9 (5.06%) DBA
7 9 (5.06%) Monitoring Engineer
7 9 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (5.06%) Technical Developer
8 8 (4.49%) Applications Specialist
8 8 (4.49%) Monitoring Specialist
8 8 (4.49%) Project Manager
8 8 (4.49%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
9 7 (3.93%) WebSphere Administrator
10 6 (3.37%) Support Specialist
10 6 (3.37%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.80%) IBM Integration Bus
1 21 (11.80%) XML
2 19 (10.67%) .NET
2 19 (10.67%) Middleware
3 16 (8.99%) REST
3 16 (8.99%) SOAP
4 15 (8.43%) JSON
5 14 (7.87%) WSDL
5 14 (7.87%) XSD
6 13 (7.30%) Regular Expression
6 13 (7.30%) RESTful
7 10 (5.62%) J2EE
8 9 (5.06%) ISPF
8 9 (5.06%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (4.49%) Java EE
10 7 (3.93%) HTML
10 7 (3.93%) Web Services
11 5 (2.81%) Hibernate
11 5 (2.81%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
12 4 (2.25%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.17%) Mainframe
2 18 (10.11%) DataPower
3 17 (9.55%) Clustering
4 16 (8.99%) Data Centre
5 13 (7.30%) IBM Mainframe
6 10 (5.62%) iSeries
7 8 (4.49%) Tandem
8 7 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (3.93%) Management Information System
9 6 (3.37%) Replication
10 5 (2.81%) Data Integration
10 5 (2.81%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (2.25%) Smart Meter
12 2 (1.12%) Blackberry
12 2 (1.12%) CMDB
12 2 (1.12%) LPAR
12 2 (1.12%) Statistics
12 2 (1.12%) SWIFT
13 1 (0.56%) AS400
13 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 63 (35.39%) Unix
2 59 (33.15%) AIX
3 49 (27.53%) Windows
4 44 (24.72%) Linux
5 33 (18.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (14.61%) Solaris
7 23 (12.92%) Windows Server
8 13 (7.30%) HPUX
9 12 (6.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (6.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (6.74%) Windows XP
10 8 (4.49%) zOS
11 5 (2.81%) OS/390
12 3 (1.69%) OS/2
13 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (20.22%) ITIL
2 30 (16.85%) SOA
3 22 (12.36%) Service Management
4 21 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (11.24%) Release Management
6 19 (10.67%) TOGAF
7 17 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (8.43%) Service Delivery
9 14 (7.87%) Change Management
10 11 (6.18%) Configuration Management
11 9 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (3.93%) Data Management
12 7 (3.93%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (3.93%) Information Security
12 7 (3.93%) Project Management
13 6 (3.37%) Data Modelling
13 6 (3.37%) Logical Data Model
13 6 (3.37%) Migration
13 6 (3.37%) Performance Management
14 5 (2.81%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 43 (24.16%) SQL
2 37 (20.79%) Java
3 20 (11.24%) Perl
4 18 (10.11%) Shell Script
5 15 (8.43%) Korn
6 14 (7.87%) VBScript
7 13 (7.30%) Bourne shell
7 13 (7.30%) PowerShell
8 9 (5.06%) JCL
8 9 (5.06%) REXX
9 7 (3.93%) Python
10 6 (3.37%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.81%) COBOL
12 4 (2.25%) C
12 4 (2.25%) C#
12 4 (2.25%) C++
12 4 (2.25%) PHP
12 4 (2.25%) VB
13 3 (1.69%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.12%) RPG
Qualifications
1 16 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.74%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (5.62%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.69%) Degree
6 1 (0.56%) CISSP
6 1 (0.56%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.18%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.81%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.81%) QA
3 4 (2.25%) COBIT
4 2 (1.12%) HL7
4 2 (1.12%) SEPA
5 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.30%) vSphere
3 9 (5.06%) Time Sharing Option
4 5 (2.81%) PowerHA
4 5 (2.81%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 4 (2.25%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.25%) RACF
6 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
7 2 (1.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.56%) KVM
8 1 (0.56%) NFS
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.56%) SRDF
8 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (15.73%) Tivoli
2 13 (7.30%) Netcool
2 13 (7.30%) SCOM
3 11 (6.18%) HP SiteScope
4 5 (2.81%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 4 (2.25%) BladeLogic
5 4 (2.25%) CA Wily
5 4 (2.25%) Control-M
5 4 (2.25%) OMEGAMON
6 3 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.12%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.12%) TADDM
8 1 (0.56%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.56%) QRadar
8 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 44 (24.72%) Microsoft
2 38 (21.35%) Oracle
3 32 (17.98%) HP
4 27 (15.17%) CA
5 18 (10.11%) VMware
6 16 (8.99%) Red Hat
7 15 (8.43%) Cisco
8 13 (7.30%) Citrix
9 11 (6.18%) EMC
10 8 (4.49%) Cognos
11 6 (3.37%) IBM Sterling
12 5 (2.81%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (2.81%) Netezza
12 5 (2.81%) Talend
13 4 (2.25%) Axway
13 4 (2.25%) Fujitsu
13 4 (2.25%) Lotus
13 4 (2.25%) Remedy
13 4 (2.25%) ServiceNow
13 4 (2.25%) Sun