Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 20 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -14
Contract jobs citing IBM 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 1.10% 1.54% 1.79%
As % of the Vendors category 2.50% 3.13% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
West Lothian median daily rate - £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.16% +13.16%
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £430
% change year-on-year +6.25% -6.98% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £42.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +9.62% -22.00%

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 West Lothian.

All Vendors
West Lothian
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 40 32 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 43.96% 49.23% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 30
West Lothian median daily rate £415 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.69% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £241 £215 £274
90th Percentile £432 £433 £455
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £352
% change year-on-year +10.71% -0.50% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Lothian median hourly rate - - £10.00
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £14.51
% change year-on-year +45.45% +13.71% -7.99%

IBM
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

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

IBM
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -2 1 - -
IBM
Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for IBM.

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

IBM
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script