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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM SmartCloud
Rank - - 527
Contract jobs citing IBM SmartCloud 0 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.022%
As % of the Cloud Services category - - 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £450
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
2001 1257 835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.81% 2.50% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1258 789 518
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 23 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.20 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+60.71% -25.33%

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 9 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 27 February 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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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
Basingstoke - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
London - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
South East - - - -
England - - - -
East of England - - - -

IBM SmartCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (100.00%) IBM
2 7 (63.64%) Tivoli
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) Splunk
4 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
4 3 (27.27%) Application Packaging
4 3 (27.27%) Fat Client
4 3 (27.27%) SCCM
4 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 3 (27.27%) XenApp
4 3 (27.27%) XenServer
4 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
4 3 (27.27%) Wyse
4 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (27.27%) Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Altiris
4 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) UNIX
4 3 (27.27%) Windows

IBM SmartCloud
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Packet Switching
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) MPLS
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
1 1 (9.09%) IPsec
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MSI
2 1 (9.09%) Lombardi
General
1 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Thin Client
1 3 (27.27%) Fat Client
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000
1 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Management
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Software Distribution
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) Korn
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) XenApp
2 3 (27.27%) XenServer
2 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Tivoli
2 3 (27.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Netcool
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) Wyse
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Altiris
2 3 (27.27%) Splunk
3 1 (9.09%) Rackspace
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco