The table below looks at the statistics for SmartSuite skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SmartSuite over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Lotus SmartSuite
Rank 625 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SmartSuite 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% - -
As % of the Applications category 0.054% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
5579 6139 6443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.85% 11.90% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3299 3495 3390
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 581 631
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.51 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.19% -3.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%

SmartSuite
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SmartSuite within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

SmartSuite Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SmartSuite
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SmartSuite within the UK.

SmartSuite Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SmartSuite
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SmartSuite within the UK.

SmartSuite Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SmartSuite
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SmartSuite within the UK over the 3 months to 8 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London - 3 £450 -
England - 3 £450 -

SmartSuite
Top 23 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SmartSuite 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 SmartSuite.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) PMI
1 3 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) CISA
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) QiCA
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) IISP
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management

SmartSuite
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SmartSuite 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 SmartSuite. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Information Management Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Information Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Project Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) PMI
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISA
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) IISP
1 3 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (100.00%) QiCA