Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 33 44
Rank change year-on-year -12 +11 +14
Contract jobs citing IBM 52 57 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.14% 5.01% 3.47%
As % of the Vendors category 10.14% 10.07% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 17
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £319 £263 £221
90th Percentile £550 £451 £613
Scotland median daily rate £420 £400 £435
% change year-on-year +5.00% -8.05% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - £50.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.86 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year -66.28% - -

IBM is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Glasgow.

All Vendors
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 513 566 714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 40.81% 49.74% 43.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 261 347
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -
10th Percentile £198 £200 £173
90th Percentile £525 £480 £488
Scotland median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +11.43% - -2.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 12
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.82% -32.31% +12.07%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.55 £12.35
90th Percentile £33.75 £45.25 £49.96
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +32.35% +17.24% -8.05%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 28 (53.85%) Finance
2 24 (46.15%) SQL
3 23 (44.23%) Perl
4 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (38.46%) Python
6 18 (34.62%) Linux
7 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 16 (30.77%) HTML
8 15 (28.85%) Unix
9 14 (26.92%) Firewall
10 13 (25.00%) Symantec
10 13 (25.00%) Oracle
10 13 (25.00%) Shell Script
11 12 (23.08%) HP
11 12 (23.08%) Dell
11 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
11 12 (23.08%) Windows
11 12 (23.08%) Business Continuity
11 12 (23.08%) PowerShell
11 12 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (21.15%) WebSphere
12 11 (21.15%) Business Continuity Planning
12 11 (21.15%) Publishing
12 11 (21.15%) BCP
12 11 (21.15%) IIS
12 11 (21.15%) Java
12 11 (21.15%) Internet
12 11 (21.15%) Task Automation
13 10 (19.23%) Data Loss Prevention
13 10 (19.23%) SSL

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 11 (21.15%) IIS
1 11 (21.15%) WebSphere
2 10 (19.23%) SAS
3 9 (17.31%) CICS
3 9 (17.31%) MQSeries
4 7 (13.46%) JBoss
4 7 (13.46%) Jetty
4 7 (13.46%) Tomcat
4 7 (13.46%) WebLogic
5 4 (7.69%) Confluence
6 3 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (5.77%) IBM Domino
7 2 (3.85%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (3.85%) IBM Notes
7 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Office
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (3.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) Firewall
2 11 (21.15%) Internet
3 10 (19.23%) SSL
4 9 (17.31%) Kerberos
4 9 (17.31%) SSH
5 7 (13.46%) AMQP
6 2 (3.85%) DMZ
6 2 (3.85%) DNS
6 2 (3.85%) HTTP
6 2 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.85%) LDAP
6 2 (3.85%) SAN
7 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) DB2
2 7 (13.46%) Couchbase
2 7 (13.46%) Hadoop
2 7 (13.46%) MongoDB
2 7 (13.46%) NoSQL
2 7 (13.46%) Redis
2 7 (13.46%) Riak
3 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.69%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (5.77%) DataStage
6 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.92%) Big Data
7 1 (1.92%) BODI
7 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.92%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Cucumber
1 7 (13.46%) FitNesse
1 7 (13.46%) Selenium
1 7 (13.46%) Vagrant
2 6 (11.54%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 28 (53.85%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) Publishing
3 5 (9.62%) Banking
4 4 (7.69%) Law
5 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Developer
2 7 (13.46%) Java Developer
2 7 (13.46%) Security Specialist
3 6 (11.54%) IT Security Specialist
4 5 (9.62%) Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Data Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Assembler Programmer
5 4 (7.69%) Mainframe Programmer
5 4 (7.69%) Programmer
5 4 (7.69%) RACF Programmer
5 4 (7.69%) SAS Programmer
5 4 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) IT Security Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) HTML
2 10 (19.23%) Hibernate
2 10 (19.23%) JMS
2 10 (19.23%) Middleware
2 10 (19.23%) Spring
3 9 (17.31%) ISPF
4 8 (15.38%) JPA
4 8 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (13.46%) HTML5
5 7 (13.46%) Kafka
5 7 (13.46%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (13.46%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (5.77%) REST
6 3 (5.77%) SOAP
7 2 (3.85%) J2EE
8 1 (1.92%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (1.92%) XML
8 1 (1.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Mainframe
1 9 (17.31%) PKI
2 5 (9.62%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.77%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.77%) Wiki
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) DataPower
4 2 (3.85%) Replication
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) Linux
2 15 (28.85%) Unix
3 12 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (23.08%) Windows
4 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (17.31%) zOS
5 4 (7.69%) AIX
6 2 (3.85%) Solaris
6 2 (3.85%) Tru64
7 1 (1.92%) SUSE
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.08%) Business Continuity
3 11 (21.15%) BCP
3 11 (21.15%) Business Continuity Planning
3 11 (21.15%) Task Automation
4 10 (19.23%) Data Loss Prevention
4 10 (19.23%) Information Security
4 10 (19.23%) Project Management
4 10 (19.23%) Security Operations
4 10 (19.23%) Web Development
5 9 (17.31%) People Management
5 9 (17.31%) Project Planning
5 9 (17.31%) Security Management
5 9 (17.31%) Time Management
6 7 (13.46%) BDD
6 7 (13.46%) Concurrent Programming
6 7 (13.46%) Integration Testing
6 7 (13.46%) Kanban
6 7 (13.46%) Multithreading
6 7 (13.46%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (46.15%) SQL
2 23 (44.23%) Perl
3 20 (38.46%) Python
4 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 13 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 12 (23.08%) PowerShell
7 11 (21.15%) Java
8 9 (17.31%) Assembly Language
8 9 (17.31%) CLIST
8 9 (17.31%) JCL
8 9 (17.31%) REXX
9 8 (15.38%) Bash Shell
9 8 (15.38%) Ruby
10 1 (1.92%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) BC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) CISSP
4 1 (1.92%) IBM Certification
4 1 (1.92%) SANS
4 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) QA
2 3 (5.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 9 (17.31%) RACF
1 9 (17.31%) Time Sharing Option
2 7 (13.46%) Docker
3 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) IBM BigFix
1 9 (17.31%) SCCM
1 9 (17.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 9 (17.31%) zSecure
2 8 (15.38%) Ansible
3 7 (13.46%) Cobbler
3 7 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (13.46%) Puppet
4 2 (3.85%) EnCase
5 1 (1.92%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (1.92%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.92%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.92%) QRadar
5 1 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Oracle
1 13 (25.00%) Symantec
2 12 (23.08%) Dell
2 12 (23.08%) HP
2 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 9 (17.31%) CA
3 9 (17.31%) Sybase
4 7 (13.46%) TIBCO
5 6 (11.54%) Netezza
5 6 (11.54%) Talend
6 5 (9.62%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (5.77%) Cognos
8 2 (3.85%) FireEye
8 2 (3.85%) Juniper
8 2 (3.85%) Lancope
8 2 (3.85%) Lotus
8 2 (3.85%) Rackspace
8 2 (3.85%) Sourcefire
8 2 (3.85%) Tableau
8 2 (3.85%) VMware