The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM SmartCloud
Rank 567 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM SmartCloud 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1698 1101 666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.44% 2.36% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1082 753 421
Average daily rate £413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 28 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £31.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.16% +129.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £13.35 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £48.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-51.47% +151.85%
IBM SmartCloud
UK

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM SmartCloud across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

IBM SmartCloud Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 July 2014. 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 - 5 £500 -
London - 2 £638 -
Yorkshire - - - -
IBM SmartCloud
UK

IBM SmartCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) IBM
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Finance
3 9 (50.00%) JBoss
3 9 (50.00%) Apache
3 9 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 8 (44.44%) IIS
5 7 (38.89%) COM+
5 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (33.33%) GlassFish
6 6 (33.33%) Linux
6 6 (33.33%) SQL
6 6 (33.33%) webMethods
7 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle
8 4 (22.22%) Firewall
8 4 (22.22%) DataPower
9 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (16.67%) Open Source
9 3 (16.67%) vSphere
9 3 (16.67%) Cisco
9 3 (16.67%) VMware
9 3 (16.67%) Citrix
9 3 (16.67%) MPLS
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 3 (16.67%) Software AG
9 3 (16.67%) Juniper

IBM SmartCloud
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 9 (50.00%) Apache
1 9 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (44.44%) IIS
3 6 (33.33%) GlassFish
4 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
5 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) IaaS
2 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) MPLS
2 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 3 (16.67%) VPN
2 3 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
3 1 (5.56%) LDAP
3 1 (5.56%) SMTP
3 1 (5.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
1 1 (5.56%) MarkLogic
1 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.56%) QlikView
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) VisualVM
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Provisioning Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) COM+
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) DataPower
2 3 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.11%) CRM
2 2 (11.11%) OO
2 2 (11.11%) BCP
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Wealth Management
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (16.67%) vSphere
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Opsview
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) IBM
2 9 (50.00%) JBoss
3 6 (33.33%) webMethods
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) Software AG
5 3 (16.67%) Juniper
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (11.11%) SAP
6 2 (11.11%) JD Edwards
6 2 (11.11%) Splunk
7 1 (5.56%) Teradata
7 1 (5.56%) CommVault
7 1 (5.56%) NetApp
7 1 (5.56%) Dell
7 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
7 1 (5.56%) Cognos