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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WebSphere Consultant
Rank 539 534 486
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -48
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Consultant 13 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.030% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.033% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 11
Average daily rate
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£550 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
44070 42663 38287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.40% 92.51% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27462 25710 22381
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1715 1832 2129
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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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WebSphere Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 30 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 19 (63.33%) IBM
3 14 (46.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 11 (36.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (30.00%) SSL
5 9 (30.00%) Clustering
6 8 (26.67%) HTTP
7 7 (23.33%) DB2
7 7 (23.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 7 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (16.67%) Apache Solr
8 5 (16.67%) Linux
8 5 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (13.33%) Finance
9 4 (13.33%) Python
9 4 (13.33%) Java
9 4 (13.33%) UNIX
10 3 (10.00%) Windows
10 3 (10.00%) Web Services
10 3 (10.00%) J2EE
10 3 (10.00%) SAP
10 3 (10.00%) MQSeries
10 3 (10.00%) zOS
10 3 (10.00%) Mainframe
10 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
10 3 (10.00%) DataPower
11 2 (6.67%) JNDI
11 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Process Server
11 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services

WebSphere Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 30 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (36.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (16.67%) Apache Solr
3 5 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (10.00%) MQSeries
5 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (3.33%) CMS
6 1 (3.33%) Quickr
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) SSL
2 8 (26.67%) HTTP
3 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.67%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) DB2
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Introscope
2 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (23.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (10.00%) Web Services
3 3 (10.00%) J2EE
4 2 (6.67%) JNDI
4 2 (6.67%) JDBC
4 2 (6.67%) SOAP
5 1 (3.33%) XML
5 1 (3.33%) XSLT
5 1 (3.33%) Middleware
5 1 (3.33%) SAP PI
5 1 (3.33%) JSR 286
5 1 (3.33%) Java EE
5 1 (3.33%) Dojo
5 1 (3.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (10.00%) DataPower
3 2 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (3.33%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) UNIX
3 3 (10.00%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) zOS
4 2 (6.67%) AIX
5 1 (3.33%) Solaris
5 1 (3.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (6.67%) High Availability
2 2 (6.67%) SOA
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL
3 1 (3.33%) EAI
3 1 (3.33%) Migration
3 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.33%) Project Management
3 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.33%) Change Management
3 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.33%) Time Management
3 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) Python
1 4 (13.33%) Java
2 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.67%) Korn
3 2 (6.67%) Jython
3 2 (6.67%) C
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.33%) VCP4
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) CA Wily
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (3.33%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.33%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) IBM
2 3 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Software AG
3 1 (3.33%) BMC
3 1 (3.33%) Lotus
3 1 (3.33%) Alias
3 1 (3.33%) webMethods