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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM
Rank - 18 5
Contract jobs citing IBM 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - 1.20% 17.31%
As % of the Vendors category - 2.63% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £420
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +75.00%
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
17 38 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 37.78% 45.78% 59.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 18
Average daily rate £375 £313 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £258 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £378 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £13.14 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.89% -20.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 4 (100.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) Ant
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) IBM XIV
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script

IBM
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Portal Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) EMC
1 1 (25.00%) NetApp
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas