The table below looks at the statistics for IBM SmartCloud skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM SmartCloud over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM SmartCloud
Rank 564 - 491
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM SmartCloud 1 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% - 0.032%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.053% - 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
Average daily rate
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£210 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IBM SmartCloud
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1897 1172 766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.10% 2.61% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1207 734 474
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 22 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.51 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.28% -10.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £9.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £34.01 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £12.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -33.33%

IBM SmartCloud
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM SmartCloud across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

IBM SmartCloud Jobs Demand Trend in England

IBM SmartCloud
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM SmartCloud across the England region.

IBM SmartCloud Daily Rate Trend in England

IBM SmartCloud
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM SmartCloud within the England region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England - 1 £210 - 3
South East - - - -
IBM SmartCloud
UK

IBM SmartCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing IBM SmartCloud also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM SmartCloud.

1 8 (100.00%) IBM
2 6 (75.00%) Tivoli
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
5 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Wyse
5 2 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) MSI
5 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) XenApp
5 2 (25.00%) XenServer

IBM SmartCloud
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing IBM SmartCloud also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM SmartCloud. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) GlassFish
2 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MSI
2 1 (12.50%) Lombardi
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (25.00%) Software Distribution
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) Korn
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) Java
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) XenServer
2 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Netcool
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Altiris
3 2 (25.00%) Splunk
3 2 (25.00%) Wyse
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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