The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 24 April 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 41 60
Rank change year-on-year +14 +19  
Contract jobs citing IBM 35 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.07% 2.89% 1.43%
As % of the Vendors category 11.86% 5.96% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 7
Median daily rate £358 £365 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.05% -14.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £294 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +2.06% -4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.37 £28.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +6.55% -18.57%  

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 Glasgow.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 295 319 382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 51.13% 48.55% 42.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 161 227
Median daily rate £384 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.55% -10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £168 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 20
Median hourly rate £14.49 - £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.47% +8.57%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in Glasgow

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM in Glasgow over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM in Glasgow

IBM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for IBM.

1 24 (46.15%) Unix
2 22 (42.31%) Linux
3 20 (38.46%) AIX
4 19 (36.54%) Java
5 18 (34.62%) Finance
6 15 (28.85%) Python
7 14 (26.92%) Shell Script
8 13 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (21.15%) Microservices
10 11 (21.15%) Perl
11 10 (19.23%) EMC
11 10 (19.23%) Red Hat
11 10 (19.23%) Firewall
11 10 (19.23%) VMware
11 10 (19.23%) WebSphere
11 10 (19.23%) Confluence
11 10 (19.23%) Bash Shell
11 10 (19.23%) Time Management
12 9 (17.31%) Unit Testing
12 9 (17.31%) REST
12 9 (17.31%) Translating Business Requirements
12 9 (17.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
12 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (17.31%) Spring
12 9 (17.31%) Hibernate
12 9 (17.31%) Solaris
12 9 (17.31%) JMS
13 8 (15.38%) SOAP

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 12 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (19.23%) Confluence
2 10 (19.23%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (5.77%) Apache Spark
4 3 (5.77%) JBoss
4 3 (5.77%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.92%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.92%) SAS
Business Applications
1 9 (17.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (3.85%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) Firewall
2 6 (11.54%) HTTPS
2 6 (11.54%) Network Security
2 6 (11.54%) SSL
2 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 5 (9.62%) SAN
4 4 (7.69%) DNS
5 3 (5.77%) HTTP
5 3 (5.77%) Internet
5 3 (5.77%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) Big Data
2 4 (7.69%) Apache Hive
2 4 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.77%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) DataStage
5 1 (1.92%) IBM BigInsights
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.92%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) JIRA
2 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.85%) Bitbucket
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Law
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Developer
2 9 (17.31%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.38%) AIX Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Consultant
4 7 (13.46%) Unix Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Unix Specialist
5 6 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Unix Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Architect
7 4 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) WebSphere Specialist
9 2 (3.85%) Administrator
9 2 (3.85%) Data Architect
9 2 (3.85%) SAN Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Unix Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Unix Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) Hibernate
1 9 (17.31%) JMS
1 9 (17.31%) REST
1 9 (17.31%) Spring
2 8 (15.38%) SOAP
3 5 (9.62%) J2EE
4 3 (5.77%) Kafka
4 3 (5.77%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (3.85%) Regular Expression
5 2 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.92%) .NET
6 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.92%) CSS
6 1 (1.92%) CSS3
6 1 (1.92%) HTML
6 1 (1.92%) HTML5
6 1 (1.92%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (1.92%) JPA
6 1 (1.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.38%) Wiki
3 6 (11.54%) DataPower
4 2 (3.85%) IBM XIV
4 2 (3.85%) Replication
5 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.92%) Fintech
5 1 (1.92%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.92%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 24 (46.15%) Unix
2 22 (42.31%) Linux
3 20 (38.46%) AIX
4 13 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (17.31%) Solaris
6 8 (15.38%) Tru64
7 2 (3.85%) Windows
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Microservices
2 10 (19.23%) Time Management
3 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (17.31%) Translating Business Requirements
3 9 (17.31%) Unit Testing
4 5 (9.62%) Information Security
5 4 (7.69%) Analytics
5 4 (7.69%) Anomaly Detection
5 4 (7.69%) Change Management
5 4 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 4 (7.69%) SDLC
5 4 (7.69%) Statistical Modelling
6 3 (5.77%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (5.77%) DevOps
6 3 (5.77%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (5.77%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.85%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.85%) Document Management
7 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) Java
2 15 (28.85%) Python
3 14 (26.92%) Shell Script
4 11 (21.15%) Perl
5 10 (19.23%) Bash Shell
6 8 (15.38%) Ruby
7 7 (13.46%) Korn
8 5 (9.62%) SQL
9 1 (1.92%) C#
9 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) CISSP
2 4 (7.69%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) PowerHA
2 5 (9.62%) Apache Flume
3 3 (5.77%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (7.69%) Ansible
2 4 (7.69%) ArcSight ESM
2 4 (7.69%) QRadar
3 3 (5.77%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (5.77%) logstash
3 3 (5.77%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.77%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (3.85%) Data Guard
4 2 (3.85%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (3.85%) Puppet
5 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.92%) Control-M
5 1 (1.92%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.92%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.92%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (1.92%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) EMC
1 10 (19.23%) Red Hat
1 10 (19.23%) VMware
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
2 5 (9.62%) Symantec
3 4 (7.69%) ArcSight
3 4 (7.69%) MapR
3 4 (7.69%) Splunk
4 3 (5.77%) CA
5 2 (3.85%) AppDynamics
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.85%) Veritas
6 1 (1.92%) BMC
6 1 (1.92%) Citrix
6 1 (1.92%) Cognos
6 1 (1.92%) Dell
6 1 (1.92%) SAP
6 1 (1.92%) Unisys
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
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