The table below looks at the statistics for IBM SmartCloud skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM SmartCloud over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM SmartCloud
UK
Rank 592 625 -
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -
Contract jobs citing IBM SmartCloud 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.006% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.053% 0.075% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £476 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £476 £450 -
% change year-on-year
+5.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
5688 4006 2540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.53% 7.70% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4028 2804 1633
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 63 91
Median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £13.56 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.53 £100.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

IBM SmartCloud
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing IBM SmartCloud as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM SmartCloud within the UK over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +37 3 £476 +5.85%
Warwick - 3 £476 -
Warwickshire - 3 £476 -
West Midlands - 3 £476 -

IBM SmartCloud
Top 12 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM SmartCloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for IBM SmartCloud.

1 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Netcool
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Maximo
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere

IBM SmartCloud
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Maximo Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Netcool
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle