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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 112 78 82
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 12 38 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.54% 1.84% 1.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.28% 9.64% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 13
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£413 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.20% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £350 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £472 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £39.38 £27.48
% change year-on-year
-13.01% +43.28%
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
366 394 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.33% 19.10% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 247 203
Average daily rate £385 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 22
Average hourly rate £14.50 £52.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.38% +250.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £25.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £52.50 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -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 17 April 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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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
Farnborough -6 4 £402 -15.47%
Basingstoke -12 2 - -
Fareham - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 33 (80.49%) Linux
2 30 (73.17%) Security Cleared
3 24 (58.54%) SC Cleared
4 21 (51.22%) IBM
5 17 (41.46%) WebSphere MQ
6 16 (39.02%) Red Hat
6 16 (39.02%) WebSphere Application Server
7 14 (34.15%) Bash Shell
8 13 (31.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (31.71%) AIX
9 12 (29.27%) Analytics
10 11 (26.83%) Cognos
11 10 (24.39%) Oracle
12 9 (21.95%) Solaris
12 9 (21.95%) SAN
13 8 (19.51%) Tivoli
14 7 (17.07%) Sun
14 7 (17.07%) Windows
14 7 (17.07%) OpenShift
15 6 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (14.63%) WebLogic
15 6 (14.63%) SQL
15 6 (14.63%) Kerberos
15 6 (14.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 6 (14.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 6 (14.63%) Shell Script
15 6 (14.63%) Middleware
15 6 (14.63%) Korn
16 5 (12.20%) DV Cleared
16 5 (12.20%) Telecoms

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (39.02%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (14.63%) WebLogic
3 5 (12.20%) JBoss
4 4 (9.76%) FileNet
5 2 (4.88%) Apache
5 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.88%) IIS
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) SPSS
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Maximo
2 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) OpenShift
2 3 (7.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) SAN
2 6 (14.63%) Kerberos
3 5 (12.20%) LDAP
4 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.32%) DNS
4 3 (7.32%) Firewall
5 2 (4.88%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (2.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) DB2
1 3 (7.32%) SQLPlus
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.88%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.88%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Subversion
1 2 (4.88%) Maven
1 2 (4.88%) Ant
1 2 (4.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.44%) Selenium
2 1 (2.44%) TestComplete
General
1 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Applications Specialist
2 14 (34.15%) Server Specialist
2 14 (34.15%) WebSphere Specialist
2 14 (34.15%) WebSphere Server Specialist
3 4 (9.76%) Architect
3 4 (9.76%) Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Middleware Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) AIX Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) UNIX Support
5 2 (4.88%) UNIX Support Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Security Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (41.46%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (14.63%) Middleware
3 3 (7.32%) HTML
4 2 (4.88%) CSS
4 2 (4.88%) Web Services
4 2 (4.88%) XHTML
4 2 (4.88%) SAML
4 2 (4.88%) OAuth
4 2 (4.88%) XACML
4 2 (4.88%) OpenID
4 2 (4.88%) SailPoint
5 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (2.44%) WSDL
5 1 (2.44%) XML
5 1 (2.44%) SOAP
5 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) HACMP
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) SecurID
2 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.44%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 33 (80.49%) Linux
2 13 (31.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (31.71%) AIX
3 9 (21.95%) Solaris
4 7 (17.07%) Windows
5 4 (9.76%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.32%) UNIX
7 1 (2.44%) HPUX
7 1 (2.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Analytics
2 6 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (9.76%) ITIL
4 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.32%) ERP
4 3 (7.32%) Document Management
4 3 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (7.32%) Coaching
4 3 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.44%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.44%) Security Architecture
6 1 (2.44%) BDD
6 1 (2.44%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (2.44%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.44%) Business Development
6 1 (2.44%) Release Management
6 1 (2.44%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) Bash Shell
2 6 (14.63%) Korn
2 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) Shell Script
3 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.32%) C
4 3 (7.32%) Java
5 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.88%) Perl
5 2 (4.88%) Ruby
5 2 (4.88%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) C#
6 1 (2.44%) XPath
6 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (73.17%) Security Cleared
2 24 (58.54%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.76%) vSphere
4 3 (7.32%) OCFS2
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) Tivoli
2 6 (14.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (4.88%) OpenAM
4 1 (2.44%) Netcool
4 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) IBM
2 16 (39.02%) Red Hat
3 11 (26.83%) Cognos
4 10 (24.39%) Oracle
5 7 (17.07%) Sun
6 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
7 4 (9.76%) ILOG
8 3 (7.32%) VMware
8 3 (7.32%) HP
8 3 (7.32%) Dell
8 3 (7.32%) EMC
8 3 (7.32%) NetApp
9 2 (4.88%) ForgeRock
10 1 (2.44%) Google
10 1 (2.44%) Coremetrics