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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 48 81 48
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -33
Contract jobs citing IBM 120 57 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.15% 1.89% 3.59%
As % of the Vendors category 8.60% 5.31% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 20 50
Median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £365 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.61% +2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 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 £28.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +15.38%
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
1396 1074 1070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 48.22% 35.62% 39.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 515 517
Median daily rate £350 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 38 29
Median hourly rate £38.25 £16.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.06% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £11.25 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -1 44 £463 +17.98% 3
Glasgow +21 37 £400 -5.88% 2
Renfrewshire - 13 £330 -
Stirling +3 3 £350 -12.50%
Inverclyde - 2 £400 -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £423 -
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 64 (33.51%) Unix
2 58 (30.37%) AIX
3 50 (26.18%) Finance
4 48 (25.13%) WebSphere
5 47 (24.61%) Windows
5 47 (24.61%) Java
6 44 (23.04%) SQL
7 43 (22.51%) Linux
8 42 (21.99%) SOA
8 42 (21.99%) Microsoft
9 35 (18.32%) HP
9 35 (18.32%) Oracle
10 33 (17.28%) ITIL
11 32 (16.75%) HTTP
11 32 (16.75%) Banking
12 30 (15.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 28 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (14.14%) SSL
14 27 (14.14%) Middleware
15 26 (13.61%) Tivoli
16 25 (13.09%) Windows Server
17 24 (12.57%) CA
17 24 (12.57%) WebSphere Application Server
17 24 (12.57%) DB2
17 24 (12.57%) XML
18 23 (12.04%) SOAP
18 23 (12.04%) Mainframe
18 23 (12.04%) REST
19 22 (11.52%) VMware
19 22 (11.52%) J2EE

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 48 (25.13%) WebSphere
2 24 (12.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (6.28%) MQSeries
4 10 (5.24%) CICS
4 10 (5.24%) IBM HTTP Server
5 9 (4.71%) WebSphere Portal
6 8 (4.19%) Apache
6 8 (4.19%) JBoss
7 7 (3.66%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 6 (3.14%) MS Exchange
8 6 (3.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (2.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (2.62%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.09%) AquaLogic
10 4 (2.09%) GlassFish
10 4 (2.09%) IIS
10 4 (2.09%) OpenStack
10 4 (2.09%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (2.09%) Tuxedo
10 4 (2.09%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (2.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.05%) MS Office
2 2 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (1.57%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (1.57%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (1.05%) Cognos Controller
3 2 (1.05%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.52%) Exstream
4 1 (0.52%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.05%) IBM Blueworks
1 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.52%) Office 365
2 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (16.75%) HTTP
2 27 (14.14%) SSL
3 22 (11.52%) SAN
4 14 (7.33%) FTP
4 14 (7.33%) HTTPS
5 13 (6.81%) Firewall
6 7 (3.66%) WinSCP
7 5 (2.62%) DNS
7 5 (2.62%) LDAP
8 3 (1.57%) DHCP
8 3 (1.57%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (1.57%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.05%) Internet
9 2 (1.05%) IPsec
9 2 (1.05%) LAN
9 2 (1.05%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.05%) WAN
10 1 (0.52%) FCoE
10 1 (0.52%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.57%) DB2
2 12 (6.28%) Oracle Database
2 12 (6.28%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.76%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.62%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (2.62%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (2.09%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.09%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.57%) DataStage
7 3 (1.57%) IBM PureData
7 3 (1.57%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.05%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.52%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.52%) Big Data
9 1 (0.52%) HBase
9 1 (0.52%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 12 (6.28%) SoapUI
2 8 (4.19%) ClearCase
3 7 (3.66%) XMLSpy
4 5 (2.62%) Ant
4 5 (2.62%) Subversion
5 4 (2.09%) Build Forge
5 4 (2.09%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.09%) Introscope
6 3 (1.57%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.57%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.57%) Gradle
6 3 (1.57%) JIRA
6 3 (1.57%) JUnit
6 3 (1.57%) Maven
6 3 (1.57%) Mockito
6 3 (1.57%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (1.05%) ClearQuest
7 2 (1.05%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.05%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.52%) Selenium
General
1 50 (26.18%) Finance
2 32 (16.75%) Banking
3 9 (4.71%) Law
4 4 (2.09%) Back Office
4 4 (2.09%) Billing
5 3 (1.57%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.57%) Retail
6 2 (1.05%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (22.51%) Developer
2 28 (14.66%) Architect
3 18 (9.42%) Consultant
4 15 (7.85%) Analyst
4 15 (7.85%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (6.81%) Administrator
6 11 (5.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (5.24%) Integration Developer
7 10 (5.24%) Portal Developer
8 9 (4.71%) DB2 DBA
8 9 (4.71%) DBA
9 8 (4.19%) Monitoring Specialist
9 8 (4.19%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.66%) Monitoring Engineer
10 7 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (3.66%) Technical Developer
11 6 (3.14%) Applications Specialist
11 6 (3.14%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
11 6 (3.14%) Unix Developer
11 6 (3.14%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.14%) Middleware
2 24 (12.57%) XML
3 23 (12.04%) REST
3 23 (12.04%) SOAP
4 22 (11.52%) J2EE
5 21 (10.99%) IBM Integration Bus
6 19 (9.95%) JSON
6 19 (9.95%) WSDL
6 19 (9.95%) XSD
7 18 (9.42%) .NET
8 14 (7.33%) Web Services
9 13 (6.81%) RESTful
9 13 (6.81%) Spring
10 11 (5.76%) Regular Expression
11 10 (5.24%) WebSphere MQ
12 8 (4.19%) Hibernate
12 8 (4.19%) Java EE
12 8 (4.19%) XSLT
13 7 (3.66%) EDI
13 7 (3.66%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.04%) Mainframe
2 21 (10.99%) DataPower
3 17 (8.90%) Clustering
4 16 (8.38%) Data Centre
5 12 (6.28%) IBM Mainframe
6 9 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.66%) SWIFT
8 6 (3.14%) Replication
9 5 (2.62%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (2.62%) iSeries
9 5 (2.62%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.62%) Tandem
10 4 (2.09%) LPAR
10 4 (2.09%) Smart Meter
11 3 (1.57%) Data Integration
12 2 (1.05%) Blackberry
12 2 (1.05%) CMDB
12 2 (1.05%) Statistics
13 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
13 1 (0.52%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 64 (33.51%) Unix
2 58 (30.37%) AIX
3 47 (24.61%) Windows
4 43 (22.51%) Linux
5 30 (15.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (13.09%) Windows Server
7 22 (11.52%) Solaris
8 12 (6.28%) HPUX
8 12 (6.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (6.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (5.76%) Windows XP
10 7 (3.66%) zOS
11 5 (2.62%) OS/390
12 3 (1.57%) OS/2
13 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (21.99%) SOA
2 33 (17.28%) ITIL
3 28 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (9.95%) TOGAF
6 18 (9.42%) Migration
7 17 (8.90%) Release Management
8 16 (8.38%) Service Management
9 13 (6.81%) Change Management
10 12 (6.28%) Service Delivery
11 11 (5.76%) Configuration Management
12 8 (4.19%) Data Management
12 8 (4.19%) Project Management
12 8 (4.19%) UML
13 7 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (3.66%) Defect Tracking
13 7 (3.66%) EAI
13 7 (3.66%) Enterprise Architecture
14 6 (3.14%) Information Security
14 6 (3.14%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (24.61%) Java
2 44 (23.04%) SQL
3 18 (9.42%) Perl
4 16 (8.38%) Shell Script
5 13 (6.81%) Korn
6 12 (6.28%) VBScript
7 11 (5.76%) Bourne shell
7 11 (5.76%) PowerShell
8 9 (4.71%) REXX
9 7 (3.66%) Python
10 6 (3.14%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.62%) COBOL
11 5 (2.62%) JCL
12 4 (2.09%) C
12 4 (2.09%) C#
12 4 (2.09%) C++
12 4 (2.09%) PHP
12 4 (2.09%) VB
13 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (8.38%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.76%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (4.71%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (2.62%) Degree
6 1 (0.52%) CISSP
6 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.52%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (4.71%) QA
3 7 (3.66%) HL7
3 7 (3.66%) SEPA
4 6 (3.14%) Data Quality
5 4 (2.09%) COBIT
6 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.81%) vSphere
3 7 (3.66%) PowerHA
4 5 (2.62%) Docker
4 5 (2.62%) Time Sharing Option
4 5 (2.62%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 4 (2.09%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.09%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.57%) RACF
6 3 (1.57%) Xen
7 2 (1.05%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.52%) KVM
8 1 (0.52%) NFS
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.52%) SRDF
8 1 (0.52%) XenApp
8 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (13.61%) Tivoli
2 11 (5.76%) Netcool
2 11 (5.76%) SCOM
3 9 (4.71%) HP SiteScope
4 8 (4.19%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (2.62%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 4 (2.09%) BladeLogic
6 4 (2.09%) CA Wily
6 4 (2.09%) Control-M
7 3 (1.57%) OMEGAMON
8 2 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.05%) Puppet
8 2 (1.05%) TADDM
9 1 (0.52%) ArcSight ESM
9 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.52%) QRadar
9 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 42 (21.99%) Microsoft
2 35 (18.32%) HP
2 35 (18.32%) Oracle
3 24 (12.57%) CA
4 22 (11.52%) VMware
5 16 (8.38%) Cisco
5 16 (8.38%) Red Hat
6 14 (7.33%) Citrix
7 12 (6.28%) EMC
8 8 (4.19%) Remedy
9 7 (3.66%) Cognos
10 6 (3.14%) IBM Sterling
11 4 (2.09%) Axway
11 4 (2.09%) Fujitsu
11 4 (2.09%) Lotus
11 4 (2.09%) Sun
12 3 (1.57%) Ab Initio
12 3 (1.57%) BMC
12 3 (1.57%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (1.57%) Netezza
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