The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 8 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing IBM 20 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 17.70% 2.22% 13.27%
As % of the Vendors category 37.74% 10.00% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 11
Average daily rate
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£513 £550 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +120.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £550 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.73 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+61.06% -29.90%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Vendors Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
53 10 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 46.90% 22.22% 47.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 32
Average daily rate £420 £425 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +65.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £375 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.57%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM across the Stirling region.

IBM Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

IBM
Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 19 (76.00%) FileNet
2 17 (68.00%) Workflow
3 9 (36.00%) Finance
4 8 (32.00%) Banking
4 8 (32.00%) Performance Testing
5 6 (24.00%) HTML
5 6 (24.00%) Java
5 6 (24.00%) Windows
6 5 (20.00%) Linux
6 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (20.00%) J2EE
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle
6 5 (20.00%) Control-M
6 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
6 5 (20.00%) Web Development
6 5 (20.00%) HTML5
7 4 (16.00%) JRules
7 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
7 4 (16.00%) Dojo
7 4 (16.00%) jQuery
7 4 (16.00%) Mainframe
7 4 (16.00%) MOM
7 4 (16.00%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (16.00%) Web Services
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.00%) BMC
7 4 (16.00%) LAN
7 4 (16.00%) WAN
7 4 (16.00%) Unisys
8 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 19 (76.00%) FileNet
2 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.00%) CMS
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) RoboHelp
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) LAN
1 4 (16.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JUnit
1 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
1 1 (4.00%) Maven
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (4.00%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Architect
2 11 (44.00%) Technical Architect
3 10 (40.00%) Designer
4 9 (36.00%) Technical Designer
5 5 (20.00%) Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (12.00%) FileNet Developer
7 2 (8.00%) CMS Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) FileNet Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Monitoring Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Operator
8 1 (4.00%) FileNet Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) IT Trainer
8 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (4.00%) Trainer
8 1 (4.00%) Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) Development Specialist
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) HTML
2 5 (20.00%) J2EE
2 5 (20.00%) HTML5
3 4 (16.00%) JRules
3 4 (16.00%) Dojo
3 4 (16.00%) jQuery
3 4 (16.00%) Web Services
4 3 (12.00%) REST
5 1 (4.00%) Spring
5 1 (4.00%) JSF
5 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.00%) .NET
5 1 (4.00%) JDBC
5 1 (4.00%) JSP
5 1 (4.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) UNIX
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Workflow
2 8 (32.00%) Performance Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Web Development
4 3 (12.00%) Investment Management
4 3 (12.00%) Document Management
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Network Design
6 1 (4.00%) Validation
6 1 (4.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) RAD
6 1 (4.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Control-M
2 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (16.00%) MOM
2 4 (16.00%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (12.00%) Unicenter
3 3 (12.00%) Tivoli NetView
3 3 (12.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (12.00%) OMEGAMON
3 3 (12.00%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Unisys
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) BMC
3 3 (12.00%) Sun
4 2 (8.00%) Intel
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe
5 1 (4.00%) Business Objects