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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 98 67 81
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +14
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 22 42 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.02% 2.26% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.53% 12.54% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £270 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £490 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.06% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £45.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +71.42%
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
398 335 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.50% 18.06% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 186 110
Average daily rate £363 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 17
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £155.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

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 27 February 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
Havant -3 3 £333 -11.33%
Basingstoke -17 3 - -
Fareham - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Aldershot - - - - 1
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 34 (70.83%) Linux
2 32 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 28 (58.33%) IBM
4 27 (56.25%) WebSphere Application Server
5 24 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 16 (33.33%) AIX
7 15 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
7 15 (31.25%) Red Hat
8 14 (29.17%) Bash Shell
9 12 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (25.00%) Middleware
10 11 (22.92%) Cognos
10 11 (22.92%) XML
10 11 (22.92%) ITIL
10 11 (22.92%) Analytics
11 9 (18.75%) Java
12 8 (16.67%) Oracle
12 8 (16.67%) SOAP
12 8 (16.67%) Tivoli
12 8 (16.67%) SAN
12 8 (16.67%) WSDL
12 8 (16.67%) Shell Script
13 7 (14.58%) SysML
13 7 (14.58%) WebSphere Process Server
13 7 (14.58%) TOGAF
13 7 (14.58%) OpenShift
13 7 (14.58%) REST
13 7 (14.58%) Sun
13 7 (14.58%) SSL
13 7 (14.58%) JMS

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 27 (56.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (14.58%) WebSphere Process Server
3 4 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.33%) FileNet
4 3 (6.25%) JBoss
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) SPSS
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) OpenShift
2 3 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) SAN
2 7 (14.58%) SSL
2 7 (14.58%) HTTP
3 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 6 (12.50%) LDAP
4 4 (8.33%) Firewall
4 4 (8.33%) Kerberos
5 3 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) DB2
2 3 (6.25%) SQLPlus
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Applications Specialist
2 14 (29.17%) WebSphere Specialist
2 14 (29.17%) Server Specialist
2 14 (29.17%) WebSphere Server Specialist
3 4 (8.33%) Architect
3 4 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Security Specialist
4 3 (6.25%) Middleware Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.17%) UNIX Support Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) AIX Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (4.17%) UNIX Support
5 2 (4.17%) Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
2 12 (25.00%) Middleware
3 11 (22.92%) XML
4 8 (16.67%) SOAP
4 8 (16.67%) WSDL
5 7 (14.58%) REST
5 7 (14.58%) JMS
6 3 (6.25%) HTML
6 3 (6.25%) CSS
7 1 (2.08%) Web Services
7 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) HACMP
1 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.25%) PKI
1 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (70.83%) Linux
2 16 (33.33%) AIX
3 12 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (12.50%) Windows
4 6 (12.50%) Solaris
5 4 (8.33%) UNIX
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.08%) CentOS
6 1 (2.08%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) ITIL
1 11 (22.92%) Analytics
2 7 (14.58%) UML
2 7 (14.58%) SOA
2 7 (14.58%) TOGAF
2 7 (14.58%) SysML
3 6 (12.50%) Requirements Management
3 6 (12.50%) Scrum
3 6 (12.50%) OOP
3 6 (12.50%) Release Management
3 6 (12.50%) Test Management
3 6 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
3 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.42%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (10.42%) OO
4 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
5 4 (8.33%) CAD
6 3 (6.25%) ERP
6 3 (6.25%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) Bash Shell
2 9 (18.75%) Java
3 8 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 5 (10.42%) Korn
5 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.33%) SQL
5 4 (8.33%) C
6 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.25%) Perl
6 3 (6.25%) AWK
7 1 (2.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 32 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 24 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) Degree
5 2 (4.17%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 4 (8.33%) vSphere
3 3 (6.25%) OCFS2
3 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 5 (10.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (8.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (2.08%) Netcool
Vendors
1 28 (58.33%) IBM
2 15 (31.25%) Red Hat
3 11 (22.92%) Cognos
4 8 (16.67%) Oracle
5 7 (14.58%) Sun
6 6 (12.50%) Software AG
7 4 (8.33%) ILOG
7 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.25%) HP
8 3 (6.25%) Dell
8 3 (6.25%) EMC
8 3 (6.25%) NetApp
8 3 (6.25%) VMware
9 1 (2.08%) Intel
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