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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM SmartCloud
Rank - 604 -
Contract jobs citing IBM SmartCloud 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.013% -
As % of the Cloud Services category - 0.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 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 - - -

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
3272 2250 1389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 5.75% 4.12% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2171 1434 957
Average daily rate £413 £401 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £528 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +25.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 52 33
Average hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £24.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -50.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 8 (100.00%) IIS
1 8 (100.00%) JBoss
1 8 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 8 (100.00%) vSphere
2 5 (62.50%) Korn
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
3 4 (50.00%) vCloud
3 4 (50.00%) OpenStack
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) KVM
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing

IBM SmartCloud
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 8 (100.00%) IIS
1 8 (100.00%) JBoss
1 8 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 8 (100.00%) GlassFish
2 4 (50.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (75.00%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
1 5 (62.50%) Korn
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
1 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (100.00%) vSphere
2 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 4 (50.00%) vCloud
4 3 (37.50%) KVM
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat