The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IBM products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

IBM
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 53 54
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1  
Contract jobs citing IBM 24 44 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.02% 3.32% 2.30%
As % of the Vendors category 5.88% 7.38% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 10
Median daily rate £408 £463 £392
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.89% +17.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £365 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £530 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £405
% change year-on-year - -1.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £28.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.94% -24.00%  

IBM is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 408 596 408
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 34.29% 44.98% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 283 196
Median daily rate £400 £411 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.73% +17.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £290 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Median hourly rate £34.20 £15.82 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.21% -60.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £12.15 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £48.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing IBM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for IBM in Edinburgh

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IBM in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Edinburgh

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Edinburgh

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for IBM.

1 18 (48.65%) Mainframe
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 13 (35.14%) JCL
2 13 (35.14%) Banking
3 12 (32.43%) Law
4 11 (29.73%) Service Management
4 11 (29.73%) Service Delivery
4 11 (29.73%) FTP
4 11 (29.73%) ISPF
4 11 (29.73%) Time Sharing Option
5 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
5 10 (27.03%) Programme Delivery
6 7 (18.92%) FileNet
7 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
7 6 (16.22%) IBM Mainframe
7 6 (16.22%) DB2
8 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (10.81%) HTML
9 4 (10.81%) Java
9 4 (10.81%) SQL
9 4 (10.81%) AIX
9 4 (10.81%) Content Management
10 3 (8.11%) Workflow
10 3 (8.11%) Open Source
10 3 (8.11%) Linux
10 3 (8.11%) Unix
10 3 (8.11%) Windows
10 3 (8.11%) CSS
10 3 (8.11%) J2EE
10 3 (8.11%) SAS

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.92%) FileNet
2 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.11%) SAS
4 2 (5.41%) JBoss
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Pega PRPC
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) FTP
2 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) DB2
2 2 (5.41%) DataStage
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.70%) IMS/DB
3 1 (2.70%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) ERwin
1 1 (2.70%) jMock
1 1 (2.70%) JUnit
1 1 (2.70%) Mockito
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 13 (35.14%) Banking
3 12 (32.43%) Law
4 2 (5.41%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Technical Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) DBA
5 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) DB2 DBA
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) DB2 Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) FileNet Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Mainframe Operator
6 2 (5.41%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) SAS Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) ISPF
2 4 (10.81%) HTML
3 3 (8.11%) CSS
3 3 (8.11%) J2EE
4 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.70%) Middleware
4 1 (2.70%) SOAP
4 1 (2.70%) Spring
4 1 (2.70%) Spring MVC
4 1 (2.70%) Web Services
4 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) Mainframe
2 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
3 6 (16.22%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.70%) iSeries
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) AIX
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Unix
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) zOS
3 1 (2.70%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Service Delivery
1 11 (29.73%) Service Management
2 10 (27.03%) Programme Delivery
3 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.81%) Content Management
5 3 (8.11%) Open Source
5 3 (8.11%) Workflow
6 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.41%) BPMN
6 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Business Transformation
6 2 (5.41%) Credit Risk Management
6 2 (5.41%) Data Extraction
6 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Content Management
6 2 (5.41%) ETL
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) JCL
2 4 (10.81%) Java
2 4 (10.81%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) Korn
3 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (2.70%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) CA Endevor
1 1 (2.70%) SCOM
1 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) HP
1 2 (5.41%) Intel
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle
1 2 (5.41%) Pega
1 2 (5.41%) TIBCO
2 1 (2.70%) Ab Initio
2 1 (2.70%) Axway
2 1 (2.70%) EMC
2 1 (2.70%) F5
2 1 (2.70%) IBM Sterling
2 1 (2.70%) Informatica
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Tableau
2 1 (2.70%) Teradata
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Alexander Ash Consulting Ltd
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