Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for IBM SmartCloud skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM SmartCloud over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM SmartCloud
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 883 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +882
Contract jobs citing IBM SmartCloud 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.024% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median daily rate £490 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

IBM SmartCloud is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 16802 12468 7452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.30% 11.84% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11640 8582 5033
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 187 114
UK median hourly rate £19.63 £18.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.03% -15.29% +18.06%
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.66 £10.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £56.75 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.76% -24.31% +28.57%

IBM SmartCloud
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IBM SmartCloud as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IBM SmartCloud in the UK

IBM SmartCloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IBM SmartCloud.

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM SmartCloud 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Midlands - 4 £490 -
England - 4 £490 -
UK excluding London - 4 £490 -
West Midlands - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Netcool
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Maximo
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 4 (100.00%) Task Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) SLA

IBM SmartCloud
Co-occurring 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 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Maximo Consultant
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Task Automation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 4 (100.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle