The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 101 46 65
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +19
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 17 67 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.81% 3.90% 2.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.21% 19.65% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 36 24
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£405 £334 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.34% -27.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £300 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £29.95
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +6.42%
WebSphere
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
404 341 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 19.28% 19.87% 23.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 193 254
Average daily rate £335 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 25
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.63 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.33% -52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £22.85 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Basingstoke +6 1 - -
Portsmouth -8 1 £400 +5.26% 1
Eastleigh - - - -
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing WebSphere 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.

1 23 (42.59%) Security Cleared
2 22 (40.74%) IBM
3 17 (31.48%) WebSphere MQ
3 17 (31.48%) Oracle
3 17 (31.48%) WebSphere Application Server
3 17 (31.48%) SC Cleared
4 16 (29.63%) SQL
4 16 (29.63%) Tivoli
4 16 (29.63%) Middleware
4 16 (29.63%) SOA
4 16 (29.63%) Oracle Database
5 14 (25.93%) Shell Script
5 14 (25.93%) UNIX
5 14 (25.93%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 13 (24.07%) XML
6 13 (24.07%) AIX
6 13 (24.07%) SOAP
6 13 (24.07%) Red Hat
6 13 (24.07%) SAN
6 13 (24.07%) Sun
7 12 (22.22%) WebLogic
7 12 (22.22%) ITIL
7 12 (22.22%) JBoss
8 9 (16.67%) Java
9 8 (14.81%) DB2
9 8 (14.81%) Solaris
9 8 (14.81%) WSDL
9 8 (14.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 8 (14.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 8 (14.81%) Maximo

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing WebSphere 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (31.48%) WebSphere Application Server
2 12 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 6 (11.11%) MQSeries
3 6 (11.11%) WebSphere Process Server
4 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
4 5 (9.26%) IIS
5 2 (3.70%) ATG Dynamo
6 1 (1.85%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) SAN
2 6 (11.11%) DNS
2 6 (11.11%) SSL
2 6 (11.11%) HTTP
2 6 (11.11%) Firewall
3 5 (9.26%) Kerberos
3 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
3 5 (9.26%) LDAP
4 1 (1.85%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) Oracle Database
2 8 (14.81%) DB2
3 5 (9.26%) SQLPlus
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.70%) JUnit
2 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.85%) Lombardi
3 1 (1.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 3 (5.56%) Retail
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Applications Developer
3 6 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Designer
4 5 (9.26%) Test Manager
4 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Server Specialist
6 3 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Specialist
6 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Server Specialist
7 2 (3.70%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.70%) Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (31.48%) WebSphere MQ
2 16 (29.63%) Middleware
3 14 (25.93%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 13 (24.07%) XML
4 13 (24.07%) SOAP
5 8 (14.81%) WSDL
6 7 (12.96%) Web Services
6 7 (12.96%) REST
7 6 (11.11%) JMS
8 5 (9.26%) .NET
9 3 (5.56%) J2EE
10 2 (3.70%) Servlets
11 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
11 1 (1.85%) Spring
11 1 (1.85%) XML Schema
11 1 (1.85%) OLE
11 1 (1.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) HACMP
3 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) UNIX
2 13 (24.07%) AIX
3 8 (14.81%) Solaris
4 7 (12.96%) Linux
5 6 (11.11%) Windows
6 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) SOA
2 12 (22.22%) ITIL
3 7 (12.96%) Test Scripting
3 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.96%) Scrum
4 6 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (11.11%) UML
4 6 (11.11%) OOP
4 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 6 (11.11%) SysML
4 6 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 5 (9.26%) Document Management
5 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.26%) Release Management
5 5 (9.26%) Test Management
5 5 (9.26%) Requirements Management
5 5 (9.26%) OO
5 5 (9.26%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (9.26%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) SQL
2 14 (25.93%) Shell Script
3 9 (16.67%) Java
4 8 (14.81%) Korn
5 5 (9.26%) C
5 5 (9.26%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (42.59%) Security Cleared
2 17 (31.48%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) OCFS2
2 5 (9.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (29.63%) Tivoli
2 8 (14.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) IBM
2 17 (31.48%) Oracle
3 13 (24.07%) Red Hat
3 13 (24.07%) Sun
4 12 (22.22%) JBoss
5 7 (12.96%) SAP
6 6 (11.11%) ATG
7 5 (9.26%) VMware
7 5 (9.26%) HP
7 5 (9.26%) Dell
7 5 (9.26%) EMC
7 5 (9.26%) Software AG
7 5 (9.26%) NetApp
7 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.85%) Cisco
8 1 (1.85%) Juniper
8 1 (1.85%) BEA
8 1 (1.85%) webMethods
8 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.85%) TIBCO