The first table below looks at the demand for IBM SmartCloud skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM SmartCloud over the 3 months to 24 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.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM SmartCloud
Rank 584 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM SmartCloud 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1792 1147 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.28% 2.25% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 774 433
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 £528 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 31 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 £11.50 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £50.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%

IBM SmartCloud
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IBM SmartCloud Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IBM SmartCloud
Daily Rate Trend

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

IBM SmartCloud Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IBM SmartCloud
Top 7 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 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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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
England - 6 £500 -
East of England - 5 £500 -
Essex - 5 £500 -
London - 1 - -
Greenford - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

IBM SmartCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 17 (100.00%) IBM
2 12 (70.59%) Finance
3 11 (64.71%) Windows
4 9 (52.94%) JBoss
4 9 (52.94%) Apache
4 9 (52.94%) Tomcat
5 7 (41.18%) IIS
5 7 (41.18%) COM+
5 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (35.29%) GlassFish
6 6 (35.29%) webMethods
7 5 (29.41%) Linux
7 5 (29.41%) SQL
7 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
8 4 (23.53%) Oracle
8 4 (23.53%) DataPower
9 3 (17.65%) .NET
9 3 (17.65%) Java
9 3 (17.65%) Firewall
9 3 (17.65%) Software AG
9 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
10 2 (11.76%) JD Edwards
10 2 (11.76%) Juniper
10 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
10 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
10 2 (11.76%) Citrix
10 2 (11.76%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (11.76%) VMware
10 2 (11.76%) MPLS
10 2 (11.76%) BCP

IBM SmartCloud
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (52.94%) Apache
1 9 (52.94%) Tomcat
2 7 (41.18%) IIS
3 6 (35.29%) GlassFish
4 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
5 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (11.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) MPLS
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
2 2 (11.76%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) SMTP
3 1 (5.88%) SNMP
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
1 1 (5.88%) MarkLogic
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.88%) QlikView
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) VisualVM
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Provisioning Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Build Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) COM+
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (5.88%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) DataPower
2 2 (11.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) BCP
1 2 (11.76%) OO
1 2 (11.76%) CRM
1 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL
1 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (5.88%) Wealth Management
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Opsview
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) IBM
2 9 (52.94%) JBoss
3 6 (35.29%) webMethods
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) Software AG
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
6 2 (11.76%) JD Edwards
6 2 (11.76%) Juniper
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) Citrix
6 2 (11.76%) VMware
6 2 (11.76%) SAP
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco
6 2 (11.76%) Splunk
7 1 (5.88%) Cognos
7 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
7 1 (5.88%) Teradata
7 1 (5.88%) Dell
7 1 (5.88%) CommVault
7 1 (5.88%) NetApp