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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM
UK / Scotland
Rank 70 56 79
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +23
Contract jobs citing IBM 38 84 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.28% 3.22% 1.75%
As % of the Vendors category 4.99% 7.80% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 41 30
Median daily rate £400 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £413 £377
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%

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
761 1077 952
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.73% 41.30% 36.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 591 481
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 24
Median hourly rate £42.00 £28.75 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.08% +82.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.00 £32.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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
Glasgow -5 16 £400 +50.94% 1
Edinburgh -17 9 £425 -13.70% 1
South Ayrshire - 5 £263 -
West Dunbartonshire -4 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £475 -
Fife - 1 £650 -
IBM
UK

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 40 (33.33%) Finance
2 37 (30.83%) Unix
3 34 (28.33%) Linux
4 33 (27.50%) Oracle
5 29 (24.17%) Banking
6 26 (21.67%) Shell Script
7 25 (20.83%) Bash Shell
8 23 (19.17%) Java
9 22 (18.33%) WebSphere
9 22 (18.33%) VMware
10 19 (15.83%) Solaris
10 19 (15.83%) DataPower
11 18 (15.00%) SQL
11 18 (15.00%) Microsoft
12 15 (12.50%) SSL
13 14 (11.67%) HTTPS
13 14 (11.67%) NetApp
13 14 (11.67%) Tivoli
13 14 (11.67%) AIX
13 14 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (10.83%) Firewall
14 13 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (10.00%) Windows
15 12 (10.00%) J2EE
15 12 (10.00%) Perl
15 12 (10.00%) NFS
15 12 (10.00%) CommVault
15 12 (10.00%) Sun
15 12 (10.00%) Mainframe

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 22 (18.33%) WebSphere
2 9 (7.50%) IBM Domino
2 9 (7.50%) JBoss
3 8 (6.67%) IBM Notes
4 7 (5.83%) MS Exchange
5 6 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (3.33%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.50%) Apache Spark
8 3 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.50%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.50%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (2.50%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (1.67%) SAS
9 2 (1.67%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.83%) HFM
3 1 (0.83%) Maximo
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) Office 365
2 1 (0.83%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.50%) SSL
2 14 (11.67%) HTTPS
3 13 (10.83%) Firewall
4 10 (8.33%) LDAP
5 7 (5.83%) Internet
5 7 (5.83%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.00%) DNS
6 6 (5.00%) FTP
6 6 (5.00%) Network Security
7 4 (3.33%) Wireless
8 3 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (2.50%) HTTP
8 3 (2.50%) SAN
9 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.83%) RS-232
9 1 (0.83%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) Big Data
1 6 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.17%) Apache Hive
3 4 (3.33%) DB2
3 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.50%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.83%) IBM BigInsights
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (7.50%) Git (software)
1 9 (7.50%) Jenkins
1 9 (7.50%) JIRA
2 5 (4.17%) Maven
2 5 (4.17%) Subversion
3 4 (3.33%) JUnit
4 3 (2.50%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.50%) Gradle
5 2 (1.67%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.67%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.67%) Log4j
5 2 (1.67%) Mockito
5 2 (1.67%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.67%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.83%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
General
1 40 (33.33%) Finance
2 29 (24.17%) Banking
3 5 (4.17%) Retail
4 4 (3.33%) Law
5 3 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.67%) Back Office
7 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (18.33%) Developer
2 15 (12.50%) Administrator
2 15 (12.50%) Analyst
3 11 (9.17%) Consultant
4 8 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (6.67%) Unix Administrator
5 7 (5.83%) Identity Management Specialist
5 7 (5.83%) Java Developer
5 7 (5.83%) Solaris Administrator
6 6 (5.00%) AIX Engineer
6 6 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (4.17%) Software Asset Manager
7 5 (4.17%) Software Manager
7 5 (4.17%) Unix Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) Unix Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) Tivoli Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.00%) J2EE
2 10 (8.33%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 10 (8.33%) Web Services
3 8 (6.67%) REST
4 7 (5.83%) XML
5 6 (5.00%) ISPF
5 6 (5.00%) Spring
6 5 (4.17%) JMS
6 5 (4.17%) Kafka
6 5 (4.17%) SOAP
7 4 (3.33%) Hibernate
7 4 (3.33%) JSON
7 4 (3.33%) Middleware
7 4 (3.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 3 (2.50%) JSP
8 3 (2.50%) Regular Expression
8 3 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (1.67%) Apache Camel
9 2 (1.67%) HTML
9 2 (1.67%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.83%) DataPower
2 13 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.00%) Mainframe
4 10 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 9 (7.50%) iSeries
6 5 (4.17%) Tandem
7 4 (3.33%) EMC VMAX
7 4 (3.33%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.50%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.67%) AS400
9 2 (1.67%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.67%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.83%) IBM XIV
10 1 (0.83%) Social Media
10 1 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (30.83%) Unix
2 34 (28.33%) Linux
3 19 (15.83%) Solaris
4 14 (11.67%) AIX
4 14 (11.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
5 12 (10.00%) Windows
6 5 (4.17%) zOS
7 4 (3.33%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
2 10 (8.33%) Information Security
3 9 (7.50%) ITIL
4 8 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 8 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 7 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (5.83%) Identity Management
5 7 (5.83%) Problem Management
5 7 (5.83%) Risk Management
5 7 (5.83%) SDLC
6 6 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 6 (5.00%) Service Management
6 6 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.17%) Anomaly Detection
7 5 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (4.17%) Migration
7 5 (4.17%) SOA
7 5 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (21.67%) Shell Script
2 25 (20.83%) Bash Shell
3 23 (19.17%) Java
4 18 (15.00%) SQL
5 12 (10.00%) Perl
6 11 (9.17%) Python
7 8 (6.67%) JCL
8 7 (5.83%) Korn
9 4 (3.33%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.50%) RPG
11 2 (1.67%) C++
11 2 (1.67%) REXX
11 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.83%) Groovy
12 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.17%) CISSP
3 5 (4.17%) SANS
4 1 (0.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) SLA
2 2 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.83%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.83%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.83%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.83%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (10.00%) NFS
2 11 (9.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 7 (5.83%) PowerHA
5 6 (5.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (5.00%) Time Sharing Option
5 6 (5.00%) vSphere
5 6 (5.00%) XenApp
6 5 (4.17%) Apache Flume
7 4 (3.33%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.33%) SRDF
7 4 (3.33%) XenServer
8 2 (1.67%) Docker
9 1 (0.83%) RACF
9 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.83%) zsh
Systems Management
1 14 (11.67%) Tivoli
2 10 (8.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 5 (4.17%) ArcSight ESM
3 5 (4.17%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (4.17%) logstash
3 5 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (4.17%) Puppet
3 5 (4.17%) QRadar
4 4 (3.33%) Ansible
4 4 (3.33%) Data Guard
4 4 (3.33%) TADDM
5 3 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.83%) Control-M
6 1 (0.83%) MOM
6 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.83%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.83%) Tivoli NetView
6 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.83%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 33 (27.50%) Oracle
2 22 (18.33%) VMware
3 18 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (11.67%) NetApp
5 12 (10.00%) CommVault
5 12 (10.00%) Sun
6 10 (8.33%) CA
7 8 (6.67%) EMC
7 8 (6.67%) Lotus
7 8 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 7 (5.83%) Canon
8 7 (5.83%) Citrix
9 6 (5.00%) Symantec
10 5 (4.17%) Adobe
10 5 (4.17%) ArcSight
10 5 (4.17%) MapR
10 5 (4.17%) Splunk
11 4 (3.33%) AppDynamics
11 4 (3.33%) Cisco
12 3 (2.50%) JD Edwards
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