The table below looks at the statistics for the WebSphere Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Specialist
Rank 409 420 411
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Specialist 5 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.012% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.013% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£625 £450 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +9.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WebSphere Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22357 23435 23860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.26% 92.91% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15602 16136 15765
Average daily rate £425 £433 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 417 578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

WebSphere Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Specialist in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WebSphere Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

WebSphere Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WebSphere Specialist Daily Rate Trend in London

WebSphere Specialist
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 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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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
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Job
Vacancies
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WebSphere Specialist
England

WebSphere Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited WebSphere Specialist in their job title 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 with WebSphere Specialist in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 6 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (50.00%) Middleware
3 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
5 3 (30.00%) Tivoli
5 3 (30.00%) AIX
5 3 (30.00%) SSL
5 3 (30.00%) zOS
6 2 (20.00%) CICS
6 2 (20.00%) LDAP
6 2 (20.00%) HPUX
6 2 (20.00%) Solaris
6 2 (20.00%) DB2
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (20.00%) Control-M
6 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
6 2 (20.00%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (20.00%) BladeLogic

WebSphere Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited WebSphere Specialist in their job title 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 with WebSphere Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (20.00%) CICS
3 2 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (10.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SSL
2 2 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Introscope
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (50.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (20.00%) Tandem
3 1 (10.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) AIX
3 3 (30.00%) zOS
4 2 (20.00%) HPUX
4 2 (20.00%) Solaris
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Data Management
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Use Case
2 1 (10.00%) Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Process Management
2 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Control-M
2 2 (20.00%) BladeLogic
3 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (10.00%) ILOG