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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM SmartCloud
Rank 573 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM SmartCloud 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - -
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
1782 1193 726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.54% 2.48% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 829 447
Average daily rate £420 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £125 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 26 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.69% -32.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.75 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-52.41% +39.42%

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 28 August 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 - 1 £500 -
Yorkshire - - - -
IBM SmartCloud
UK

IBM SmartCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (100.00%) IBM
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) IIS
3 9 (45.00%) JBoss
3 9 (45.00%) Apache
3 9 (45.00%) Tomcat
4 7 (35.00%) COM+
4 7 (35.00%) Linux
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (30.00%) Firewall
5 6 (30.00%) GlassFish
5 6 (30.00%) webMethods
6 5 (25.00%) MPLS
6 5 (25.00%) Cisco
6 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
6 5 (25.00%) WAN
6 5 (25.00%) VPN
7 4 (20.00%) VMware
7 4 (20.00%) Citrix
7 4 (20.00%) Open Source
7 4 (20.00%) vSphere
7 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (20.00%) DataPower
7 4 (20.00%) LAN
7 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle

IBM SmartCloud
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (45.00%) IIS
1 9 (45.00%) Apache
1 9 (45.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (30.00%) GlassFish
3 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) MPLS
2 5 (25.00%) WAN
2 5 (25.00%) VPN
3 4 (20.00%) SSL
3 4 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) Packet Switching
4 1 (5.00%) SMTP
4 1 (5.00%) SNMP
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) LDAP
4 1 (5.00%) Wireless
4 1 (5.00%) IPsec
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (10.00%) Big Data
1 2 (10.00%) MarkLogic
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) VisualVM
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Provisioning Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) COM+
2 4 (20.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.00%) Middleware
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) DataPower
1 4 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) OO
2 2 (10.00%) CRM
2 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (10.00%) BCP
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (5.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (5.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.00%) Analytics
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) Network Design
3 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) CITP
1 1 (5.00%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Opsview
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) IBM
2 9 (45.00%) JBoss
3 6 (30.00%) webMethods
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle
5 4 (20.00%) Juniper
5 4 (20.00%) Citrix
5 4 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (15.00%) Splunk
6 3 (15.00%) Software AG
6 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (15.00%) SAP
7 2 (10.00%) JD Edwards
8 1 (5.00%) CommVault
8 1 (5.00%) Informatica
8 1 (5.00%) NetApp
8 1 (5.00%) Dell
8 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
8 1 (5.00%) Cognos