Period
to 27 July 2017

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 6 months to 27 July 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
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 47 78
Rank change year-on-year +13 +31 -17
Contract jobs citing IBM 65 51 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.00% 3.92% 1.65%
As % of the Vendors category 11.63% 8.25% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 11
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £365 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% -16.57% +34.62%
10th Percentile £323 £287 £351
90th Percentile £450 £444 £575
Scotland median daily rate £395 £400 £420
% change year-on-year -1.25% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £39.00
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% -7.69% +41.82%

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 559 618 733
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 43.00% 47.50% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 321 377
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £197 £190 £198
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £390 £375 £351
% change year-on-year +4.00% +6.75% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 35
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.00 £10.00 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.95% -51.67% +33.48%
10th Percentile £12.45 £9.25 £12.10
90th Percentile £29.80 £27.55 £63.50
Scotland median hourly rate £28.75 £36.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -20.14% +125.00% -11.11%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing IBM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

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 6 months to 27 July 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 27 July 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 34 (52.31%) Unix
2 32 (49.23%) Finance
3 29 (44.62%) Shell Script
4 22 (33.85%) Time Management
5 21 (32.31%) Linux
5 21 (32.31%) SSL
6 20 (30.77%) Java
7 19 (29.23%) SQL
7 19 (29.23%) Information Security
8 18 (27.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (26.15%) AIX
10 16 (24.62%) Perl
10 16 (24.62%) CA
10 16 (24.62%) WebSphere
11 15 (23.08%) MQSeries
11 15 (23.08%) Middleware
12 14 (21.54%) Python
12 14 (21.54%) SAS
13 13 (20.00%) Assembly Language
13 13 (20.00%) zOS
13 13 (20.00%) Sybase
13 13 (20.00%) DB2
13 13 (20.00%) Mainframe
14 12 (18.46%) RACF
14 12 (18.46%) JCL
14 12 (18.46%) Security Management
14 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (18.46%) SSH
14 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Office
14 12 (18.46%) CICS

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 16 (24.62%) WebSphere
2 15 (23.08%) MQSeries
3 14 (21.54%) SAS
4 12 (18.46%) CICS
5 11 (16.92%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (15.38%) Confluence
7 9 (13.85%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (9.23%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (7.69%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (4.62%) JBoss
11 2 (3.08%) IIS
12 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
12 1 (1.54%) IBM Domino
12 1 (1.54%) IBM Notes
12 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Office
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (12.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.54%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (32.31%) SSL
2 12 (18.46%) Kerberos
2 12 (18.46%) SSH
3 9 (13.85%) HTTPS
4 7 (10.77%) Internet
5 6 (9.23%) HTTP
6 5 (7.69%) LDAP
6 5 (7.69%) SAN
7 3 (4.62%) Firewall
8 1 (1.54%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) DB2
2 5 (7.69%) IBM InfoSphere
3 4 (6.15%) Big Data
3 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.62%) DataStage
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.54%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.54%) BODI
6 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.54%) IBM BigInsights
6 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.54%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.15%) JIRA
3 3 (4.62%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.08%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (49.23%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Law
4 2 (3.08%) Publishing
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
5 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (15.38%) Developer
2 8 (12.31%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.77%) Consultant
4 6 (9.23%) Technical Specialist
4 6 (9.23%) Unix Specialist
4 6 (9.23%) WebSphere Specialist
5 5 (7.69%) Architect
5 5 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Assembler Programmer
6 4 (6.15%) Data Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Mainframe Programmer
6 4 (6.15%) Programmer
6 4 (6.15%) RACF Programmer
6 4 (6.15%) SAS Programmer
6 4 (6.15%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) AIX Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) Designer
7 3 (4.62%) Tivoli Specialist
7 3 (4.62%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.08%) Middleware
2 12 (18.46%) ISPF
3 10 (15.38%) J2EE
4 8 (12.31%) Hibernate
4 8 (12.31%) JMS
4 8 (12.31%) REST
4 8 (12.31%) Spring
5 7 (10.77%) SOAP
6 3 (4.62%) HTML
6 3 (4.62%) Kafka
6 3 (4.62%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (3.08%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (3.08%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
8 1 (1.54%) .NET
8 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.54%) CSS3
8 1 (1.54%) HTML5
8 1 (1.54%) JPA
8 1 (1.54%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 12 (18.46%) PKI
3 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (13.85%) DataPower
4 7 (10.77%) Wiki
5 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.08%) Replication
6 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.54%) Fintech
6 1 (1.54%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.54%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 34 (52.31%) Unix
2 21 (32.31%) Linux
3 18 (27.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (26.15%) AIX
5 13 (20.00%) zOS
6 9 (13.85%) Solaris
7 8 (12.31%) Tru64
8 5 (7.69%) Windows
9 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.85%) Time Management
2 19 (29.23%) Information Security
3 12 (18.46%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.46%) Project Planning
3 12 (18.46%) Security Management
4 11 (16.92%) Microservices
4 11 (16.92%) People Management
5 8 (12.31%) Translating Business Requirements
5 8 (12.31%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.62%) Analytics
6 3 (4.62%) Change Management
6 3 (4.62%) DevOps
6 3 (4.62%) Software Testing
7 2 (3.08%) BCP
7 2 (3.08%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.08%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.08%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.08%) Migration
7 2 (3.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (44.62%) Shell Script
2 20 (30.77%) Java
3 19 (29.23%) SQL
4 16 (24.62%) Perl
5 14 (21.54%) Python
6 13 (20.00%) Assembly Language
7 12 (18.46%) CLIST
7 12 (18.46%) JCL
7 12 (18.46%) REXX
8 7 (10.77%) Ruby
9 4 (6.15%) Bash Shell
10 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
10 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.54%) C#
11 1 (1.54%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) CISSP
1 2 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
1 2 (3.08%) SANS
2 1 (1.54%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (18.46%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 12 (18.46%) RACF
1 12 (18.46%) Time Sharing Option
2 6 (9.23%) Apache Flume
3 4 (6.15%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.08%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.54%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 12 (18.46%) zSecure
2 7 (10.77%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (7.69%) Ansible
3 5 (7.69%) Tivoli
3 5 (7.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (4.62%) logstash
5 2 (3.08%) ArcSight ESM
5 2 (3.08%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (3.08%) Data Guard
5 2 (3.08%) IBM BigFix
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (3.08%) Puppet
5 2 (3.08%) QRadar
5 2 (3.08%) SCCM
5 2 (3.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 16 (24.62%) CA
2 13 (20.00%) Sybase
3 10 (15.38%) EMC
3 10 (15.38%) Oracle
3 10 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 10 (15.38%) VMware
4 6 (9.23%) Symantec
5 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.15%) Dell
7 3 (4.62%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (3.08%) AppDynamics
8 2 (3.08%) ArcSight
8 2 (3.08%) Citrix
8 2 (3.08%) Cognos
8 2 (3.08%) HP
8 2 (3.08%) Netezza
8 2 (3.08%) Splunk
8 2 (3.08%) Talend
9 1 (1.54%) F5
9 1 (1.54%) Tableau
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