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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 56 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing IBM 83 72 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.97% 2.93% 3.02%
As % of the Vendors category 6.40% 7.27% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 33
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£350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £336 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -35.48%
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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
1296 990 1044
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.40% 40.29% 39.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 476 421
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £175 £181
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 26 24 71
Average hourly rate £15.77 £13.63 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% -26.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £29.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 21 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 21 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 +10 23 £300 -25.00% 3
Stirling +6 20 £513 -6.81%
Edinburgh -44 14 £360 -8.57% 5
West Lothian - - - - 1
Highlands - - - -
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IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 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 51 (32.28%) UNIX
1 51 (32.28%) Microsoft
2 45 (28.48%) Java
3 42 (26.58%) WebSphere
4 41 (25.95%) Finance
5 39 (24.68%) Windows
6 35 (22.15%) Oracle
7 31 (19.62%) Linux
8 29 (18.35%) Web Services
9 28 (17.72%) Banking
10 24 (15.19%) FileNet
10 24 (15.19%) Workflow
11 22 (13.92%) HTML
12 20 (12.66%) Perl
12 20 (12.66%) SQL
13 19 (12.03%) XML
13 19 (12.03%) AIX
13 19 (12.03%) Tivoli
14 18 (11.39%) JavaScript
14 18 (11.39%) BMC
15 17 (10.76%) HP
15 17 (10.76%) Mainframe
16 16 (10.13%) J2EE
16 16 (10.13%) Spring
17 15 (9.49%) Tomcat
17 15 (9.49%) Performance Testing
18 14 (8.86%) .NET
18 14 (8.86%) SQL Server
18 14 (8.86%) SAN
18 14 (8.86%) Firewall

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (26.58%) WebSphere
2 24 (15.19%) FileNet
3 15 (9.49%) Tomcat
4 13 (8.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (6.33%) SharePoint
6 9 (5.70%) WebLogic
6 9 (5.70%) CICS
7 8 (5.06%) WebSphere Portal
8 7 (4.43%) MS Exchange
9 6 (3.80%) IIS
9 6 (3.80%) CMS
10 5 (3.16%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (2.53%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (2.53%) Apache
11 4 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.90%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.90%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (1.27%) WebSphere Process Server
13 2 (1.27%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) RoboHelp
3 1 (0.63%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.63%) Maple
Business Applications
1 9 (5.70%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (2.53%) Cognos Controller
2 4 (2.53%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.27%) Maximo
3 2 (1.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.63%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.63%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.86%) SAN
1 14 (8.86%) Firewall
2 8 (5.06%) NAS
3 7 (4.43%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.80%) DNS
5 5 (3.16%) LAN
5 5 (3.16%) WAN
5 5 (3.16%) Wireshark
6 4 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (2.53%) DMZ
7 2 (1.27%) Network Security
7 2 (1.27%) DHCP
8 1 (0.63%) FTP
8 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.63%) SSL
8 1 (0.63%) VPN
8 1 (0.63%) SNA
8 1 (0.63%) Intranet
8 1 (0.63%) MPLS
8 1 (0.63%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.23%) Relational Database
3 12 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (6.96%) DB2
5 8 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.16%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.27%) Ingres
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.63%) MS Access
9 1 (0.63%) OLAP
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.63%) DecisionStream
9 1 (0.63%) DataStage
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (3.80%) JUnit
1 6 (3.80%) Subversion
2 4 (2.53%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.53%) JIRA
3 2 (1.27%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.27%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.27%) Maven
3 2 (1.27%) ClearQuest
3 2 (1.27%) Introscope
4 1 (0.63%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.63%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.63%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.63%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.63%) Ant
General
1 41 (25.95%) Finance
2 28 (17.72%) Banking
3 9 (5.70%) Financial Institution
4 7 (4.43%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.27%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.27%) Marketing
5 2 (1.27%) Retail
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (27.22%) Developer
2 21 (13.29%) Designer
3 20 (12.66%) Java Developer
4 18 (11.39%) Architect
5 15 (9.49%) Administrator
6 13 (8.23%) Technical Architect
6 13 (8.23%) Consultant
7 11 (6.96%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (6.33%) Technical Designer
9 9 (5.70%) Analyst
9 9 (5.70%) Monitoring Engineer
10 8 (5.06%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
11 7 (4.43%) Infrastructure Designer
11 7 (4.43%) WebSphere Portal Developer
11 7 (4.43%) Portal Developer
11 7 (4.43%) Tester
11 7 (4.43%) Technical Specialist
11 7 (4.43%) WebSphere Developer
12 6 (3.80%) Performance Tester
12 6 (3.80%) FileNet Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.35%) Web Services
2 22 (13.92%) HTML
3 19 (12.03%) XML
4 16 (10.13%) J2EE
4 16 (10.13%) Spring
5 14 (8.86%) .NET
6 13 (8.23%) Middleware
7 12 (7.59%) SOAP
7 12 (7.59%) JSP
7 12 (7.59%) jQuery
8 11 (6.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 10 (6.33%) WebSphere MQ
9 10 (6.33%) HTML5
9 10 (6.33%) JMS
10 8 (5.06%) Hibernate
11 7 (4.43%) CSS
11 7 (4.43%) Ajax
12 6 (3.80%) REST
12 6 (3.80%) XML Schema
13 5 (3.16%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.76%) Mainframe
2 11 (6.96%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (5.06%) Replication
3 8 (5.06%) CMDB
4 6 (3.80%) DataPower
5 5 (3.16%) Clustering
5 5 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.53%) Equities
6 4 (2.53%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.63%) VSAM
8 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.63%) Open Source
8 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.63%) HACMP
8 1 (0.63%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.63%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 51 (32.28%) UNIX
2 39 (24.68%) Windows
3 31 (19.62%) Linux
4 19 (12.03%) AIX
5 8 (5.06%) zOS
5 8 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.06%) Solaris
6 7 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.80%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.80%) HPUX
8 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.63%) MVS
9 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.19%) Workflow
2 15 (9.49%) Performance Testing
3 11 (6.96%) Change Management
3 11 (6.96%) SOA
4 9 (5.70%) ETL
4 9 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (5.70%) Web Development
5 8 (5.06%) ITIL
6 7 (4.43%) Project Management
7 6 (3.80%) OO
7 6 (3.80%) Scrum
7 6 (3.80%) Document Management
7 6 (3.80%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (3.16%) Analytics
8 5 (3.16%) Test Automation
8 5 (3.16%) Network Design
8 5 (3.16%) Migration
8 5 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (3.16%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (2.53%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 45 (28.48%) Java
2 20 (12.66%) Perl
2 20 (12.66%) SQL
3 18 (11.39%) JavaScript
4 11 (6.96%) VBScript
4 11 (6.96%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.16%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.90%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.90%) Python
7 2 (1.27%) JCL
7 2 (1.27%) C#
7 2 (1.27%) C++
7 2 (1.27%) PHP
8 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.63%) RPG
8 1 (0.63%) COBOL
8 1 (0.63%) Jython
8 1 (0.63%) Korn
8 1 (0.63%) VB
8 1 (0.63%) REXX
Qualifications
1 14 (8.86%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.96%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.90%) MCSD
3 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.27%) Degree
5 1 (0.63%) MCT
5 1 (0.63%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (0.63%) GIAC
5 1 (0.63%) GCIH
5 1 (0.63%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.53%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (5.06%) SRDF
2 7 (4.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.27%) XenApp
4 1 (0.63%) vSphere
4 1 (0.63%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 19 (12.03%) Tivoli
2 11 (6.96%) SCOM
3 9 (5.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (4.43%) Control-M
5 6 (3.80%) NetBackup
5 6 (3.80%) MOM
5 6 (3.80%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (3.16%) Tivoli NetView
6 5 (3.16%) Unicenter
6 5 (3.16%) OMEGAMON
6 5 (3.16%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.27%) CA Wily
7 2 (1.27%) SCCM
8 1 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.63%) Legato
8 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.63%) Netcool
Vendors
1 51 (32.28%) Microsoft
2 35 (22.15%) Oracle
3 18 (11.39%) BMC
4 17 (10.76%) HP
5 13 (8.23%) ArcSight
6 10 (6.33%) VMware
6 10 (6.33%) Cognos
7 9 (5.70%) EMC
7 9 (5.70%) Sun
8 6 (3.80%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.80%) Kofax
8 6 (3.80%) Unisys
9 5 (3.16%) CA
10 4 (2.53%) Informatica
10 4 (2.53%) RightFax
10 4 (2.53%) Nintex
11 3 (1.90%) Lotus
11 3 (1.90%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.90%) JBoss
12 2 (1.27%) SAP
Scotland
Net Talent
Rate: Excellent rate on offer
Posted: 3 days ago
Perth & Kinross
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Church International
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 24 days ago