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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 105 91 94
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 15 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.72% 1.33% 1.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.36% 7.03% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 11
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£463 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +26.00%
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
344 370 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.57% 18.95% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 236 214
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £185 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 20
Average hourly rate £12.00 £52.50 £29.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.14% +76.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £28.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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
Basingstoke -2 4 £375 +5.26%
Havant -6 4 £381 -
Farnborough -7 1 - -
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 35 (87.50%) Linux
2 23 (57.50%) IBM
2 23 (57.50%) Security Cleared
3 21 (52.50%) SC Cleared
4 17 (42.50%) Red Hat
4 17 (42.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (40.00%) AIX
5 16 (40.00%) Oracle
6 14 (35.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 14 (35.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 13 (32.50%) SAN
7 13 (32.50%) Bash Shell
7 13 (32.50%) Analytics
7 13 (32.50%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (30.00%) Solaris
9 11 (27.50%) Tivoli
10 10 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 10 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 10 (25.00%) Shell Script
10 10 (25.00%) Sun
10 10 (25.00%) Cognos
10 10 (25.00%) Korn
10 10 (25.00%) Oracle Clusterware
11 7 (17.50%) Maximo
11 7 (17.50%) UNIX
11 7 (17.50%) SQL
12 6 (15.00%) Windows
13 5 (12.50%) JBoss
13 5 (12.50%) HTML
13 5 (12.50%) Java

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (35.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (12.50%) JBoss
2 5 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.50%) FileNet
4 2 (5.00%) IIS
4 2 (5.00%) Apache
4 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) OpenShift
2 3 (7.50%) Google Analytics
3 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) SAN
2 5 (12.50%) LDAP
2 5 (12.50%) Kerberos
3 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.50%) DNS
4 3 (7.50%) Firewall
5 2 (5.00%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (2.50%) FTP
6 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) DB2
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQLPlus
3 2 (5.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SoapUI
1 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (7.50%) Selenium
2 2 (5.00%) Maven
2 2 (5.00%) Subversion
2 2 (5.00%) TestComplete
2 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (5.00%) Ant
2 2 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Applications Specialist
2 12 (30.00%) WebSphere Server Specialist
2 12 (30.00%) WebSphere Specialist
2 12 (30.00%) Server Specialist
3 4 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 4 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (10.00%) Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) AIX Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Tester
5 2 (5.00%) AIX Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) AIX Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Middleware Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (12.50%) HTML
2 5 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (7.50%) SOAP
4 2 (5.00%) SAML
4 2 (5.00%) Middleware
4 2 (5.00%) WSDL
4 2 (5.00%) .NET
4 2 (5.00%) XHTML
4 2 (5.00%) Web Services
4 2 (5.00%) XML
4 2 (5.00%) CSS
4 2 (5.00%) XACML
4 2 (5.00%) OpenID
4 2 (5.00%) SailPoint
4 2 (5.00%) OAuth
5 1 (2.50%) JMS
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) HACMP
3 2 (5.00%) SecurID
3 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.00%) iSeries
4 1 (2.50%) LPAR
4 1 (2.50%) DataPower
4 1 (2.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 35 (87.50%) Linux
2 17 (42.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (40.00%) AIX
4 12 (30.00%) Solaris
5 7 (17.50%) UNIX
6 6 (15.00%) Windows
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Analytics
1 13 (32.50%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.00%) ITIL
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (7.50%) Coaching
4 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.50%) Integration Testing
4 3 (7.50%) Document Management
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Release Management
5 2 (5.00%) System Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Mobile Commerce
5 2 (5.00%) ERP
6 1 (2.50%) Low Latency
6 1 (2.50%) High Availability
6 1 (2.50%) BDD
6 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) Bash Shell
2 10 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 10 (25.00%) Korn
3 7 (17.50%) SQL
4 5 (12.50%) Java
5 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (7.50%) C
7 2 (5.00%) Ruby
7 2 (5.00%) C#
7 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.00%) Perl
7 2 (5.00%) Python
8 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (57.50%) Security Cleared
2 21 (52.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle Clusterware
2 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.50%) OCFS2
3 3 (7.50%) vSphere
3 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) Tivoli
2 10 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (5.00%) OpenAM
4 1 (2.50%) Netcool
4 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 23 (57.50%) IBM
2 17 (42.50%) Red Hat
3 16 (40.00%) Oracle
4 10 (25.00%) Sun
4 10 (25.00%) Cognos
5 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.50%) HP
6 3 (7.50%) Dell
6 3 (7.50%) EMC
6 3 (7.50%) NetApp
6 3 (7.50%) ILOG
6 3 (7.50%) VMware
6 3 (7.50%) Google
7 2 (5.00%) Coremetrics
7 2 (5.00%) ForgeRock
8 1 (2.50%) Endeca