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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM SmartCloud
Rank 554 538 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing IBM SmartCloud 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.002% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.17% 0.089% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£488 £900 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1800 1126 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.88% 2.56% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1185 730 515
Average daily rate £438 £411 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 23 19
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £44.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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 30 January 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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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
London -3 3 £488 -45.83%
South East - - - -
East of England - - - -
IBM SmartCloud
UK

IBM SmartCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (100.00%) IBM
2 7 (63.64%) Tivoli
3 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (36.36%) Splunk
5 3 (27.27%) Fat Client
5 3 (27.27%) SCCM
5 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 3 (27.27%) VPN
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000
5 3 (27.27%) UNIX
5 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (27.27%) MPLS

IBM SmartCloud
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
1 3 (27.27%) VPN
1 3 (27.27%) MPLS
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
2 2 (18.18%) IPsec
2 2 (18.18%) Packet Switching
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) MarkLogic
2 1 (9.09%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MSI
2 1 (9.09%) Lombardi
General
1 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Application Packaging
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Fat Client
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
2 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Network Design
4 2 (18.18%) Software Distribution
5 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) Korn
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (9.09%) CITP
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) XenApp
2 3 (27.27%) XenServer
2 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Tivoli
2 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 3 (27.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Netcool
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) Splunk
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Wyse
3 3 (27.27%) Altiris
4 2 (18.18%) Rackspace
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) Informatica
5 1 (9.09%) Netezza
5 1 (9.09%) RightScale