The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere Application Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Manchester region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Rank 82 73 69
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 3 2 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% 0.20% 1.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.23% 1.02% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate £380 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 - £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £57.50
Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
244 197 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.32% 20.06% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 95 152
Average daily rate £335 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.55% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 27
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.97 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.68% +52.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £33.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
WebSphere Application Server
North West

WebSphere Application Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

WebSphere Application Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

WebSphere Application Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

WebSphere Application Server Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

WebSphere Application Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

WebSphere Application Server Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
WebSphere Application Server
North West

WebSphere Application Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server.

1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) DataPower
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) IBM Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) MSDE
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Replication

WebSphere Application Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Security Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle