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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 56 45 37
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing IBM 79 77 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.80% 3.13% 3.04%
As % of the Vendors category 6.12% 7.53% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 32 31
Average daily rate
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£360 £394 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £408 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.06% +8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+354.54% -37.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.76 £19.50 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+57.75% -36.48%
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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
1291 1023 1083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.68% 41.57% 40.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 492 457
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 £208 £180 £175
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 39 31 78
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -26.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.25 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
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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
Edinburgh -25 28 £475 +18.75% 5
Glasgow +1 23 £300 -25.00% 1
Stirling +2 11 £481 -12.50%
West Lothian - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
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IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 53 (30.11%) Microsoft
2 50 (28.41%) Java
2 50 (28.41%) Finance
3 48 (27.27%) UNIX
3 48 (27.27%) WebSphere
4 40 (22.73%) Oracle
5 38 (21.59%) Banking
6 36 (20.45%) Windows
7 33 (18.75%) Linux
8 32 (18.18%) Web Services
9 25 (14.20%) FileNet
10 24 (13.64%) Workflow
10 24 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (13.64%) HTML
11 23 (13.07%) SQL
11 23 (13.07%) XML
12 22 (12.50%) Perl
13 20 (11.36%) BMC
14 19 (10.80%) WebSphere Application Server
15 18 (10.23%) J2EE
15 18 (10.23%) JavaScript
15 18 (10.23%) AIX
15 18 (10.23%) Tivoli
15 18 (10.23%) HP
15 18 (10.23%) Spring
15 18 (10.23%) Relational Database
16 17 (9.66%) Mainframe
17 15 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (8.52%) JSP
17 15 (8.52%) Tomcat

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 48 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 25 (14.20%) FileNet
3 19 (10.80%) WebSphere Application Server
4 15 (8.52%) Tomcat
5 11 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 11 (6.25%) WebLogic
6 9 (5.11%) CICS
7 8 (4.55%) WebSphere Portal
8 7 (3.98%) MS Exchange
9 6 (3.41%) IIS
9 6 (3.41%) Apache
9 6 (3.41%) CMS
9 6 (3.41%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (2.27%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (2.27%) WebSphere Process Server
10 4 (2.27%) WebLogic Portal
10 4 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.70%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.70%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (1.70%) MS Office
1 3 (1.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) RoboHelp
2 1 (0.57%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (0.57%) Maple
Business Applications
1 9 (5.11%) Cognos TM1
2 7 (3.98%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (2.27%) Cognos Controller
4 2 (1.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.14%) Maximo
5 1 (0.57%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.57%) Changepoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.95%) SAN
2 13 (7.39%) Firewall
3 8 (4.55%) NAS
4 7 (3.98%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.41%) DNS
6 5 (2.84%) Wireshark
7 4 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (2.27%) DMZ
7 4 (2.27%) LAN
7 4 (2.27%) WAN
8 2 (1.14%) DHCP
8 2 (1.14%) Network Security
9 1 (0.57%) Intranet
9 1 (0.57%) MPLS
9 1 (0.57%) Telnet
9 1 (0.57%) X.25
9 1 (0.57%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.57%) FTP
9 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (10.23%) Relational Database
3 14 (7.95%) SQL Server
4 13 (7.39%) DB2
5 9 (5.11%) RDBMS
6 8 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.84%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.14%) Ingres
9 2 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.57%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.57%) Cognos Query Studio
10 1 (0.57%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 1 (0.57%) Cognos Report Studio
10 1 (0.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 1 (0.57%) MS Access
10 1 (0.57%) OLAP
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (3.41%) JUnit
1 6 (3.41%) Subversion
1 6 (3.41%) JIRA
2 4 (2.27%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.14%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.14%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.14%) Maven
3 2 (1.14%) ClearQuest
3 2 (1.14%) Introscope
4 1 (0.57%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.57%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.57%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.57%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (0.57%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.57%) Ant
General
1 50 (28.41%) Finance
2 38 (21.59%) Banking
3 11 (6.25%) Retail
3 11 (6.25%) Retail Banking
4 9 (5.11%) Financial Institution
5 8 (4.55%) Marketing
6 7 (3.98%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Electronics
7 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.57%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (26.70%) Developer
2 25 (14.20%) Architect
2 25 (14.20%) Java Developer
3 21 (11.93%) Designer
4 13 (7.39%) Technical Architect
4 13 (7.39%) Consultant
4 13 (7.39%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (6.25%) Administrator
5 11 (6.25%) Monitoring Engineer
6 10 (5.68%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
6 10 (5.68%) Analyst
6 10 (5.68%) Technical Designer
7 8 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (3.98%) Tester
8 7 (3.98%) WebSphere Developer
8 7 (3.98%) Technical Specialist
8 7 (3.98%) FileNet Developer
8 7 (3.98%) Portal Developer
8 7 (3.98%) Infrastructure Designer
8 7 (3.98%) WebSphere Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (18.18%) Web Services
2 24 (13.64%) HTML
3 23 (13.07%) XML
4 18 (10.23%) J2EE
4 18 (10.23%) Spring
5 15 (8.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 15 (8.52%) JSP
6 14 (7.95%) .NET
6 14 (7.95%) SOAP
6 14 (7.95%) jQuery
6 14 (7.95%) Middleware
7 12 (6.82%) JMS
7 12 (6.82%) WebSphere MQ
8 10 (5.68%) Hibernate
8 10 (5.68%) HTML5
9 9 (5.11%) Ajax
9 9 (5.11%) CSS
10 8 (4.55%) REST
11 7 (3.98%) Dojo
12 6 (3.41%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.66%) Mainframe
2 10 (5.68%) CMDB
2 10 (5.68%) IBM Mainframe
3 9 (5.11%) Replication
4 8 (4.55%) DataPower
5 7 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.98%) Clustering
6 5 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.27%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.27%) Equities
8 2 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.57%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.57%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.57%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 48 (27.27%) UNIX
2 36 (20.45%) Windows
3 33 (18.75%) Linux
4 18 (10.23%) AIX
5 9 (5.11%) zOS
6 8 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (3.98%) Solaris
8 6 (3.41%) Windows 7
8 6 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (3.41%) HPUX
9 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (13.64%) Workflow
2 15 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (8.52%) Performance Testing
3 14 (7.95%) Campaign Management
4 13 (7.39%) SOA
5 12 (6.82%) Project Management
5 12 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (6.25%) Change Management
7 9 (5.11%) Migration
7 9 (5.11%) ETL
7 9 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (5.11%) Web Development
8 8 (4.55%) OO
9 7 (3.98%) ITIL
9 7 (3.98%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (3.98%) Document Management
10 6 (3.41%) Network Design
10 6 (3.41%) Scrum
10 6 (3.41%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (2.84%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 50 (28.41%) Java
2 23 (13.07%) SQL
3 22 (12.50%) Perl
4 18 (10.23%) JavaScript
5 13 (7.39%) PowerShell
5 13 (7.39%) VBScript
6 5 (2.84%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.27%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.70%) Python
8 3 (1.70%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.70%) C++
9 2 (1.14%) C#
9 2 (1.14%) PHP
9 2 (1.14%) JCL
10 1 (0.57%) Jython
10 1 (0.57%) Korn
10 1 (0.57%) RPG
10 1 (0.57%) C
10 1 (0.57%) COBOL
10 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (7.95%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.84%) Degree
4 3 (1.70%) MCSD
4 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.57%) GIAC
5 1 (0.57%) GCIH
5 1 (0.57%) ACSA
5 1 (0.57%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.27%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.70%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.55%) SRDF
2 7 (3.98%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.14%) XenApp
4 1 (0.57%) vSphere
4 1 (0.57%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 18 (10.23%) Tivoli
2 13 (7.39%) SCOM
3 7 (3.98%) Control-M
4 6 (3.41%) NetBackup
4 6 (3.41%) BMC PATROL
4 6 (3.41%) MOM
5 5 (2.84%) Tivoli NetView
5 5 (2.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (2.84%) Unicenter
5 5 (2.84%) OMEGAMON
5 5 (2.84%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.14%) SCCM
6 2 (1.14%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.57%) Legato
7 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.57%) Netcool
Vendors
1 53 (30.11%) Microsoft
2 40 (22.73%) Oracle
3 20 (11.36%) BMC
4 18 (10.23%) HP
5 15 (8.52%) ArcSight
6 10 (5.68%) Cognos
7 9 (5.11%) EMC
7 9 (5.11%) Sun
8 8 (4.55%) Unica
9 6 (3.41%) Kofax
9 6 (3.41%) VMware
9 6 (3.41%) Chordiant
9 6 (3.41%) Unisys
10 5 (2.84%) JBoss
10 5 (2.84%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.27%) CA
11 4 (2.27%) Informatica
11 4 (2.27%) Nintex
11 4 (2.27%) RightFax
12 3 (1.70%) TIBCO
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