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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM SmartCloud
Rank - - 628
Contract jobs citing IBM SmartCloud 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.012%
As % of the Cloud Services category - - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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
6093 3487 2549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.40% 6.00% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4178 2336 1626
Median daily rate £468 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 57 47
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.75 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.48% -1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £36.92 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-29.00% +25.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) COM+
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Software AG
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) webMethods
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 3 (100.00%) DataPower
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Splunk
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (100.00%) VisualVM
1 3 (100.00%) Opsview

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 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) VisualVM
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) COM+
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 3 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
1 3 (100.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Software AG
1 3 (100.00%) Splunk
1 3 (100.00%) webMethods
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft