The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 27 March 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 / West Lothian
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 13 20
Contract jobs citing IBM 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian - 2.13% 1.39%
As % of the Vendors category - 5.56% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year +30.43% +1.76%  

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 West Lothian.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Lothian
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 9 18 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 23.08% 38.30% 43.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 7
Median daily rate £525 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.82% +11.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £13.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 West Lothian

IBM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM in West Lothian