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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 50 41 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing IBM 85 92 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.04% 3.66% 2.33%
As % of the Vendors category 7.73% 8.48% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 50 21
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£425 £404 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £11.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+354.54% -53.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.69 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -35.17%
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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
1100 1085 1017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 39.33% 43.12% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 520 470
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 47 53
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.23 £9.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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 November 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 November 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 39 £475 +11.76%
Glasgow +11 23 £375 +7.14% 3
Stirling -5 5 £538 +53.57% 1
West Lothian +12 3 £380 +1.33%
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £425 -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
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IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 48 (28.57%) Finance
2 42 (25.00%) Java
3 41 (24.40%) UNIX
3 41 (24.40%) Microsoft
4 40 (23.81%) WebSphere
5 39 (23.21%) Oracle
5 39 (23.21%) Banking
6 33 (19.64%) Windows
7 28 (16.67%) FileNet
7 28 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (15.48%) Linux
8 26 (15.48%) SQL
8 26 (15.48%) Web Services
9 22 (13.10%) Perl
10 21 (12.50%) Workflow
11 20 (11.90%) BMC
12 18 (10.71%) Tivoli
12 18 (10.71%) XML
12 18 (10.71%) VMware
12 18 (10.71%) Security Cleared
12 18 (10.71%) SCOM
13 17 (10.12%) ArcSight
13 17 (10.12%) Campaign Management
13 17 (10.12%) WebSphere MQ
13 17 (10.12%) Middleware
13 17 (10.12%) SAN
14 16 (9.52%) HP
14 16 (9.52%) SOA
14 16 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
14 16 (9.52%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 40 (23.81%) WebSphere
2 28 (16.67%) FileNet
3 16 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 6 (3.57%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.98%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.98%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.38%) IIS
7 4 (2.38%) MQSeries
7 4 (2.38%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (2.38%) CICS
8 3 (1.79%) Apache
8 3 (1.79%) WebSphere Process Server
8 3 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.19%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.19%) Confluence
9 2 (1.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (1.79%) MS Office
2 1 (0.60%) SPSS
2 1 (0.60%) RoboHelp
2 1 (0.60%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (0.60%) Maple
Business Applications
1 4 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.19%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.60%) FileNet Content Manager
3 1 (0.60%) Maximo
3 1 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.60%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.60%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.19%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.12%) SAN
2 8 (4.76%) Firewall
2 8 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.76%) DNS
3 5 (2.98%) NAS
4 4 (2.38%) Wireshark
4 4 (2.38%) LDAP
4 4 (2.38%) LAN
4 4 (2.38%) WAN
4 4 (2.38%) DHCP
5 3 (1.79%) SSH
5 3 (1.79%) Network Security
6 2 (1.19%) HTTP
6 2 (1.19%) SSL
7 1 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.60%) DMZ
7 1 (0.60%) Intranet
7 1 (0.60%) Telnet
7 1 (0.60%) X.25
7 1 (0.60%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 15 (8.93%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.55%) RDBMS
5 9 (5.36%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (3.57%) DB2
8 5 (2.98%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.98%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (1.79%) DataStage
10 2 (1.19%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.19%) Ingres
10 2 (1.19%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.19%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.60%) Cognos Query Studio
11 1 (0.60%) Cognos Analysis Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (3.57%) JIRA
2 4 (2.38%) LoadRunner
2 4 (2.38%) Fiddler
3 2 (1.19%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.19%) FitNesse
3 2 (1.19%) Subversion
4 1 (0.60%) Maven
4 1 (0.60%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.60%) Ant
4 1 (0.60%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.60%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 48 (28.57%) Finance
2 39 (23.21%) Banking
3 13 (7.74%) Retail
3 13 (7.74%) Retail Banking
4 10 (5.95%) Marketing
5 3 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.60%) Electronics
6 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (22.62%) Developer
2 29 (17.26%) Architect
3 23 (13.69%) Java Developer
4 22 (13.10%) Designer
5 15 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
6 14 (8.33%) Technical Architect
7 13 (7.74%) Analyst
8 11 (6.55%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (6.55%) Monitoring Engineer
8 11 (6.55%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
9 10 (5.95%) Project Manager
9 10 (5.95%) Technical Designer
10 9 (5.36%) Consultant
10 9 (5.36%) FileNet Developer
11 6 (3.57%) Administrator
11 6 (3.57%) Technical Leader
12 5 (2.98%) Performance Tester
12 5 (2.98%) Tester
12 5 (2.98%) Senior Developer
13 4 (2.38%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.48%) Web Services
2 18 (10.71%) XML
3 17 (10.12%) WebSphere MQ
3 17 (10.12%) Middleware
4 16 (9.52%) HTML
5 13 (7.74%) HTML5
6 12 (7.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 11 (6.55%) SOAP
8 10 (5.95%) J2EE
8 10 (5.95%) REST
9 9 (5.36%) JMS
10 8 (4.76%) Dojo
10 8 (4.76%) jQuery
11 7 (4.17%) .NET
12 6 (3.57%) Hibernate
12 6 (3.57%) JRules
13 5 (2.98%) Spring
13 5 (2.98%) JSON
13 5 (2.98%) Apache Camel
14 4 (2.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.14%) CMDB
2 6 (3.57%) DataPower
3 5 (2.98%) Replication
4 4 (2.38%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.38%) Clustering
4 4 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.79%) iSeries
6 2 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.19%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.19%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.19%) NHS
6 2 (1.19%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.60%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.60%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.60%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.60%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 41 (24.40%) UNIX
2 33 (19.64%) Windows
3 26 (15.48%) Linux
4 13 (7.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (7.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (6.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (6.55%) Solaris
6 8 (4.76%) Windows 7
7 7 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.57%) AIX
9 4 (2.38%) zOS
10 2 (1.19%) HPUX
11 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (12.50%) Workflow
2 17 (10.12%) Campaign Management
3 16 (9.52%) SOA
4 15 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (8.33%) ETL
6 13 (7.74%) Project Management
6 13 (7.74%) Migration
7 12 (7.14%) Performance Testing
8 10 (5.95%) Document Management
8 10 (5.95%) ITIL
9 7 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (4.17%) Web Development
9 7 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (2.98%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (2.98%) Waterfall
11 5 (2.98%) Data Migration
11 5 (2.98%) Data Modelling
12 4 (2.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 42 (25.00%) Java
2 26 (15.48%) SQL
3 22 (13.10%) Perl
4 15 (8.93%) VBScript
4 15 (8.93%) PowerShell
5 9 (5.36%) JavaScript
6 7 (4.17%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.98%) C++
8 4 (2.38%) C#
9 3 (1.79%) C
10 2 (1.19%) COBOL
10 2 (1.19%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.19%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.19%) JCL
10 2 (1.19%) Korn
11 1 (0.60%) RPG/400
11 1 (0.60%) RPG IV
11 1 (0.60%) MUMPS
11 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.60%) RPG
Qualifications
1 18 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.93%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.17%) Degree
4 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.19%) MCSD
5 2 (1.19%) MCSE
5 2 (1.19%) CCNA
5 2 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.19%) MCTS
6 1 (0.60%) MCT
6 1 (0.60%) GIAC
6 1 (0.60%) GCIH
6 1 (0.60%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.60%) QA
1 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (6.55%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.17%) XenApp
4 3 (1.79%) vSphere
5 2 (1.19%) GPFS
5 2 (1.19%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.60%) SRDF
6 1 (0.60%) Samba
Systems Management
1 18 (10.71%) Tivoli
1 18 (10.71%) SCOM
2 5 (2.98%) SCCM
3 3 (1.79%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (1.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.19%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.19%) Control-M
5 1 (0.60%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.60%) Puppet
5 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.60%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 41 (24.40%) Microsoft
2 39 (23.21%) Oracle
3 20 (11.90%) BMC
4 18 (10.71%) VMware
5 17 (10.12%) ArcSight
6 16 (9.52%) HP
7 9 (5.36%) Red Hat
8 8 (4.76%) Unica
9 7 (4.17%) Chordiant
9 7 (4.17%) Citrix
10 6 (3.57%) Symantec
10 6 (3.57%) EMC
11 4 (2.38%) Informatica
11 4 (2.38%) Veritas
12 3 (1.79%) Cognos
12 3 (1.79%) Business Objects
12 3 (1.79%) CA
13 2 (1.19%) Dell
13 2 (1.19%) SAP
13 2 (1.19%) Cisco
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