The table below looks at the statistics for the WebSphere Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Consultant
Rank 562 544 524
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -20
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Consultant 18 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.029% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.032% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £353 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £375 £438
% change year-on-year
+21.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WebSphere Consultant
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47219 44152 43699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.53% 92.85% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30291 27295 25073
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 1930 2332
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £38.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

WebSphere Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Consultant in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WebSphere Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

WebSphere Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WebSphere Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

WebSphere Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Consultant across the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

WebSphere Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in England

WebSphere Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Consultant across the England region.

WebSphere Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

WebSphere Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
East of England -12 4 £418 -
London -1 2 £435 -
North West -7 2 £350 -11.11%
WebSphere Consultant
UK

WebSphere Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited WebSphere Consultant in their job title 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 with WebSphere Consultant in their job title.

1 33 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 19 (57.58%) IBM
2 19 (57.58%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (36.36%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 10 (30.30%) HTTP
5 9 (27.27%) Java
6 8 (24.24%) Clustering
7 7 (21.21%) IBM HTTP Server
7 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (18.18%) DB2
8 6 (18.18%) UNIX
8 6 (18.18%) SSL
8 6 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (15.15%) Apache Solr
9 5 (15.15%) Finance
9 5 (15.15%) Linux
9 5 (15.15%) JMS
9 5 (15.15%) SQL
10 4 (12.12%) J2EE
10 4 (12.12%) Solaris
10 4 (12.12%) Web Services
11 3 (9.09%) MQSeries
11 3 (9.09%) FTP
11 3 (9.09%) AIX
11 3 (9.09%) Perl
11 3 (9.09%) SAP
11 3 (9.09%) Middleware
11 3 (9.09%) Migration
11 3 (9.09%) DataPower
12 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Portal

WebSphere Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited WebSphere Consultant in their job title 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 with WebSphere Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (21.21%) IBM HTTP Server
2 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (15.15%) Apache Solr
4 3 (9.09%) MQSeries
5 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (6.06%) CMS
5 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (3.03%) Quickr
6 1 (3.03%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (3.03%) Commerce Server
6 1 (3.03%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) HTTP
2 6 (18.18%) SSL
3 3 (9.09%) FTP
4 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) DB2
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JUnit
1 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (57.58%) WebSphere MQ
2 12 (36.36%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (15.15%) JMS
4 4 (12.12%) J2EE
4 4 (12.12%) Web Services
5 3 (9.09%) Middleware
6 2 (6.06%) XML
6 2 (6.06%) JSP
7 1 (3.03%) HTML
7 1 (3.03%) .NET
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.03%) EJB
7 1 (3.03%) CSS
7 1 (3.03%) JDBC
7 1 (3.03%) Spring
7 1 (3.03%) Ajax
7 1 (3.03%) Java EE
7 1 (3.03%) JSTL
7 1 (3.03%) Dojo
7 1 (3.03%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Clustering
2 3 (9.09%) DataPower
3 2 (6.06%) HACMP
4 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) UNIX
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
3 4 (12.12%) Solaris
4 3 (9.09%) AIX
5 2 (6.06%) Windows
6 1 (3.03%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (9.09%) Migration
3 2 (6.06%) Change Control
4 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.03%) Data Mapping
4 1 (3.03%) High Availability
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL
4 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.03%) EAI
4 1 (3.03%) SOA
4 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.03%) Project Management
4 1 (3.03%) Change Management
4 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (6.06%) Jython
4 2 (6.06%) Korn
5 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Firmware
1 2 (6.06%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (3.03%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.03%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) IBM
2 3 (9.09%) SAP
3 2 (6.06%) Cognos
3 2 (6.06%) Remedy
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Alias
4 1 (3.03%) Siebel
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe
4 1 (3.03%) BMC
4 1 (3.03%) Lotus
4 1 (3.03%) TIBCO