The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Portal skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Portal over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Portal
Rank - 78 43
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 0 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.39% 2.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.75% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 11
Average daily rate
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- £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
243 285 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.14% 22.20% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 167 70
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

WebSphere Portal
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Portal across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Portal Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

WebSphere Portal
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal across the Edinburgh region.

WebSphere Portal Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

WebSphere Portal
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing WebSphere Portal 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 WebSphere Portal.

1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (87.50%) WebSphere Process Server
2 7 (87.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (87.50%) Migration
3 5 (62.50%) DB2
4 4 (50.00%) Jython
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) AIX
4 4 (50.00%) Solaris
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) CICS
4 4 (50.00%) CA
4 4 (50.00%) zOS
4 4 (50.00%) Introscope
4 4 (50.00%) LPAR
4 4 (50.00%) CA Wily
5 3 (37.50%) DataPower
5 3 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (12.50%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (12.50%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle

WebSphere Portal
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing WebSphere Portal 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 WebSphere Portal. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (87.50%) WebSphere Process Server
2 7 (87.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (50.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Introscope
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Server Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) LPAR
2 3 (37.50%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) AIX
1 4 (50.00%) Solaris
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Jython
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle