The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 31 July 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 North East 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 43 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 10 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.76% 0.57% 2.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.85% 7.14% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 9
Average daily rate
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£258 - £260
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 - £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £415
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -27.07%
Application Platforms Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
113 28 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 19.89% 8.05% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 17 57
Average daily rate £325 £300 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £380 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Average hourly rate £17.05 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.66% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.53 £15.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £15.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%
WebSphere
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WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in the North East

WebSphere
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Live
Job
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Tyne and Wear -11 10 £258 - 3
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 28 (82.35%) Oracle
2 27 (79.41%) Linux
3 17 (50.00%) Informatica
3 17 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 16 (47.06%) IBM
4 16 (47.06%) UNIX
4 16 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (38.24%) SQL
6 10 (29.41%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (29.41%) VMware
7 9 (26.47%) JBoss
7 9 (26.47%) Siebel
8 8 (23.53%) Java
8 8 (23.53%) .NET
8 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 8 (23.53%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
8 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database
9 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (20.59%) WebLogic
9 7 (20.59%) AIX
9 7 (20.59%) LDAP
9 7 (20.59%) ETL
10 6 (17.65%) Sun
10 6 (17.65%) Workflow
11 5 (14.71%) Finance
11 5 (14.71%) Manufacturing
11 5 (14.71%) TIBCO
11 5 (14.71%) Middleware
11 5 (14.71%) RDBMS

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 8 (23.53%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (20.59%) WebLogic
3 4 (11.76%) Tuxedo
4 3 (8.82%) FileNet
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (2.94%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) LDAP
2 3 (8.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database
2 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
2 5 (14.71%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.82%) DTS
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
1 5 (14.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Support
5 3 (8.82%) Environment Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) SOA Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Build Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.88%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (23.53%) .NET
3 5 (14.71%) Middleware
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (11.76%) Web Services
5 3 (8.82%) ActiveX
5 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
5 3 (8.82%) DCOM
6 2 (5.88%) MSMQ
7 1 (2.94%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Informatics
1 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Linux
2 16 (47.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 16 (47.06%) UNIX
3 7 (20.59%) AIX
4 3 (8.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
2 7 (20.59%) ETL
3 6 (17.65%) Workflow
4 5 (14.71%) SOA
4 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
5 4 (11.76%) Change Control
6 3 (8.82%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) OO
7 2 (5.88%) DevOps
8 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.94%) Migration
8 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) Perl
3 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.82%) VB6
4 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.82%) VB
4 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
4 3 (8.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) Oracle
2 17 (50.00%) Informatica
2 17 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 16 (47.06%) IBM
4 10 (29.41%) VMware
5 9 (26.47%) JBoss
5 9 (26.47%) Siebel
6 6 (17.65%) Sun
7 5 (14.71%) TIBCO
7 5 (14.71%) Axway
8 4 (11.76%) HP
9 3 (8.82%) Business Objects
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