Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 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
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 84 39
Rank change year-on-year +21 -45 +4
Contract jobs citing IBM 40 33 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.74% 2.07% 4.50%
As % of the Vendors category 7.35% 5.39% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 27
Glasgow median daily rate £451 £376 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.97% -4.94% +31.67%
10th Percentile £363 £324 £331
90th Percentile £575 £510 £450
Scotland median daily rate £419 £430 £374
% change year-on-year -2.62% +15.05% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £43.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £43.00 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +126.32% -36.67% -16.67%

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 544 612 480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 37.21% 38.30% 41.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 337 249
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £278 £215 £200
90th Percentile £575 £538 £489
Scotland median daily rate £425 £387 £375
% change year-on-year +9.82% +3.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -36.47% +66.67%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.04 £14.49
90th Percentile £35.00 £22.75 £39.88
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -47.50% -20.00%

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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing IBM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for IBM.

1 19 (47.50%) Java
2 17 (42.50%) WebSphere
3 15 (37.50%) Finance
4 13 (32.50%) Unix
5 12 (30.00%) Linux
6 10 (25.00%) Oracle
7 9 (22.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 9 (22.50%) Migration
7 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (20.00%) SQL
9 7 (17.50%) Windows
9 7 (17.50%) IBM Domino
9 7 (17.50%) HTTP
9 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
9 7 (17.50%) WebSphere Portal
9 7 (17.50%) Office 365
9 7 (17.50%) REST
10 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (15.00%) Lotus
10 6 (15.00%) AIX
10 6 (15.00%) Solaris
10 6 (15.00%) Spring
10 6 (15.00%) IBM HTTP Server
11 5 (12.50%) VMware
11 5 (12.50%) Banking
11 5 (12.50%) Tivoli
11 5 (12.50%) Service Management
11 5 (12.50%) Middleware
11 5 (12.50%) IBM Notes

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 17 (42.50%) WebSphere
2 9 (22.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (17.50%) IBM Domino
3 7 (17.50%) WebSphere Portal
4 6 (15.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (12.50%) IBM Notes
6 3 (7.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
7 2 (5.00%) Confluence
7 2 (5.00%) JBoss
7 2 (5.00%) MQSeries
7 2 (5.00%) Mule
7 2 (5.00%) Mule ESB
7 2 (5.00%) NetWeaver
8 1 (2.50%) Apache
8 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
8 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Office 365
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.50%) GitHub
4 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) HTTP
2 3 (7.50%) Internet
3 2 (5.00%) AMQP
3 2 (5.00%) Firewall
3 2 (5.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (5.00%) MPLS
3 2 (5.00%) SAN
3 2 (5.00%) SSL
3 2 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.50%) DB2
4 2 (5.00%) DataStage
4 2 (5.00%) Informix
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.50%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) JIRA
2 2 (5.00%) Hudson
2 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) Ant
3 1 (2.50%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.50%) JUnit
3 1 (2.50%) Maven
3 1 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.50%) Rational Team Concert
3 1 (2.50%) Selenium
3 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Architect
2 6 (15.00%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (12.50%) WebSphere Specialist
4 3 (7.50%) Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Identity Management Specialist
4 3 (7.50%) Migration Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Technical Leader
4 3 (7.50%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) DataStage Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Integration Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Middleware Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Office 365 Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Office 365 Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Security Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) REST
2 6 (15.00%) Spring
3 5 (12.50%) Middleware
3 5 (12.50%) SOAP
4 4 (10.00%) J2EE
4 4 (10.00%) JMS
4 4 (10.00%) Web Services
5 3 (7.50%) Java EE
6 2 (5.00%) Apache Camel
6 2 (5.00%) EJB
6 2 (5.00%) EJB 3.0
6 2 (5.00%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (5.00%) JAX-WS
6 2 (5.00%) OAuth
6 2 (5.00%) OAuth2
6 2 (5.00%) OpenID
6 2 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (5.00%) Spring Integration
6 2 (5.00%) Spring MVC
6 2 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) DataPower
2 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.50%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) CMDB
4 2 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Unix
2 12 (30.00%) Linux
3 7 (17.50%) Windows
4 6 (15.00%) AIX
4 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (15.00%) Solaris
5 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (22.50%) Migration
2 5 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (12.50%) Service Management
2 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (10.00%) ITSM
3 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
4 3 (7.50%) Identity Management
4 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.00%) Commercial Awareness
5 2 (5.00%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (5.00%) Kanban
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 2 (5.00%) SOLID
5 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) Java
2 8 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.00%) Java 8
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.50%) Docker
3 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (5.00%) Icinga
2 2 (5.00%) SCOM
3 1 (2.50%) Ansible
3 1 (2.50%) MaaS360
3 1 (2.50%) Rancher
3 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.00%) Lotus
4 5 (12.50%) VMware
5 3 (7.50%) Citrix
5 3 (7.50%) Okta
5 3 (7.50%) Symantec
6 2 (5.00%) AppDynamics
6 2 (5.00%) BMC
6 2 (5.00%) Dell
6 2 (5.00%) EMC
6 2 (5.00%) Netezza
6 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.00%) SAP
6 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
6 2 (5.00%) Siebel
7 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.50%) Curam