The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 4.92% - -
As % of the Vendors category 12.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £518 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £406
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +100.00%
IBM
Scotland

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

Vendors Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 39.34% 37.68% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 6
Average daily rate £385 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

IBM
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

IBM Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

IBM
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

IBM Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

IBM
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Livingston - 3 £518 -
IBM
Scotland

IBM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) Veritas
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Ant
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
2 3 (50.00%) LDAP
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (50.00%) IBM XIV
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) NAS
2 3 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) SOA

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LDAP
1 3 (50.00%) NAS
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Ant
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Portal Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java WebSphere Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Solaris
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 3 (50.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) EMC
1 3 (50.00%) NetApp
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Veritas
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat