The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Portal skills 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 Portal over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Portal
Rank 546 524 490
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -34
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 19 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.033% 0.034%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.23% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £311 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £515 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £533 £405 £450
% change year-on-year
+31.48% -10.00%
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 Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8339 7847 7344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.03% 17.46% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5134 4726 4231
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £525 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 285 384
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £12.46 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.64%

WebSphere Portal
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

WebSphere Portal Jobs Demand Trend in England

WebSphere Portal
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WebSphere Portal Daily Rate Trend in England

WebSphere Portal
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Portal across the England region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

WebSphere Portal Daily Rate Histogram in England

WebSphere Portal
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

WebSphere Portal Hourly Rate Trend in England

WebSphere Portal
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 Portal within the England region over the 3 months to 6 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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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 -1 8 £488 +14.70% 2
South East -9 3 £563 -
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WebSphere Portal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 33 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 18 (54.55%) WebSphere Application Server
2 18 (54.55%) Finance
3 16 (48.48%) WebSphere MQ
3 16 (48.48%) Java
4 13 (39.39%) UNIX
5 12 (36.36%) zOS
5 12 (36.36%) Linux
5 12 (36.36%) IBM
6 11 (33.33%) Solaris
7 10 (30.30%) Tivoli
8 9 (27.27%) IBM HTTP Server
8 9 (27.27%) AIX
9 8 (24.24%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 8 (24.24%) Content Management
9 8 (24.24%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 7 (21.21%) Degree
10 7 (21.21%) iPlanet
10 7 (21.21%) Apache
10 7 (21.21%) J2EE
10 7 (21.21%) Web Services
10 7 (21.21%) IIS
11 6 (18.18%) Perl
11 6 (18.18%) Jython
11 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (15.15%) Banking
12 5 (15.15%) WebLogic Portal
12 5 (15.15%) ITIL
12 5 (15.15%) WebLogic
12 5 (15.15%) LDAP

WebSphere Portal
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 33 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 18 (54.55%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (27.27%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (21.21%) IIS
4 7 (21.21%) Apache
4 7 (21.21%) iPlanet
5 5 (15.15%) WebLogic Portal
5 5 (15.15%) WebLogic
6 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 3 (9.09%) Documentum
6 3 (9.09%) FileNet
6 3 (9.09%) IBM Notes
7 2 (6.06%) CMS
7 2 (6.06%) Liferay
7 2 (6.06%) GemFire
7 2 (6.06%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (6.06%) Magnolia
7 2 (6.06%) MQSeries
7 2 (6.06%) JBoss
8 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) DB2
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (6.06%) Jackrabbit
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Maven
1 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Publishing
4 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Administrator
2 13 (39.39%) WebSphere Administrator
3 6 (18.18%) WebSphere Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (12.12%) UNIX Administrator
5 4 (12.12%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Server Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Support Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) Middleware Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Project Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) CMS Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Support Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Support
8 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (24.24%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 7 (21.21%) J2EE
3 7 (21.21%) Web Services
4 3 (9.09%) .NET
4 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.06%) JSP
5 2 (6.06%) Servlets
5 2 (6.06%) Middleware
5 2 (6.06%) JMX
5 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
5 2 (6.06%) Spring
5 2 (6.06%) Apache CXF
5 2 (6.06%) RESTful
5 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 2 (6.06%) WebCenter
5 2 (6.06%) OSGi
5 2 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Social Media
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (6.06%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) UNIX
2 12 (36.36%) Linux
2 12 (36.36%) zOS
3 11 (33.33%) Solaris
4 9 (27.27%) AIX
5 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Content Management
2 5 (15.15%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
3 4 (12.12%) Change Management
4 3 (9.09%) MVC
4 3 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.06%) Identity Management
5 2 (6.06%) Web Development
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) Java
2 6 (18.18%) Perl
2 6 (18.18%) Jython
3 3 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) VCP4
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) Tivoli
2 8 (24.24%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) IBM
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) Vignette
3 3 (9.09%) Lotus
3 3 (9.09%) Sitecore
4 2 (6.06%) FatWire
4 2 (6.06%) Adobe
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