The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM SmartCloud
Rank 624 603 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing IBM SmartCloud 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.004% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.052% 0.085% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Cloud Services Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
3875 2363 1423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.52% 4.62% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2721 1535 926
Average daily rate £450 £430 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 83 30
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +31.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.86 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +30.62%

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 14 February 2016. 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
England -9 2 £450 -14.28% 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £450 -
Swindon - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £450 -
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
South East - 1 £450 -
South West - 1 - - 1

IBM SmartCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) DataPower
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) WEP
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) eTOM
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

IBM SmartCloud
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Servlets
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) eTOM
1 1 (50.00%) IT Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM