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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM
Rank 15 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing IBM 5 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 6.25% 3.70% 12.24%
As % of the Vendors category 13.51% 12.50% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate
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£594 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £639 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.69 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+54.25% -15.96%
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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
37 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 46.25% 29.63% 46.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 16
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £333 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 22 December 2014.

IBM Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 10 (71.43%) FileNet
2 9 (64.29%) Workflow
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Banking
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) Document Management
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) MS Office
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
6 2 (14.29%) Web Services
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) Documentum
6 2 (14.29%) ETL
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (14.29%) DataStage
6 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 2 (14.29%) Spring
6 2 (14.29%) Change Data Capture
6 2 (14.29%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
7 1 (7.14%) HTML
7 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 10 (71.43%) FileNet
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
3 2 (14.29%) Documentum
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) RoboHelp
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) FileNet Content Manager
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (14.29%) DataStage
1 2 (14.29%) IBM InfoSphere
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Technical Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Technical Designer
2 6 (42.86%) Designer
3 5 (35.71%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) FileNet Developer
4 2 (14.29%) DataStage Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Trainer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Documentum Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Release Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Trainer
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 2 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
1 1 (7.14%) E-Learning
1 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Workflow
2 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Document Management
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) ETL
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Change Data Capture
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) RAD
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
1 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCT
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe