The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 18 24 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 4 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 3.48% 4.27% 9.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 23.53% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£503 - £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £28.24
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +33.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Application Platforms Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
17 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 14.78% 8.55% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Average daily rate £350 £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £172 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £392 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £135.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Preston

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Salt
2 3 (60.00%) PaaS
2 3 (60.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (60.00%) OpenShift
2 3 (60.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (60.00%) Ansible
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) Servlets
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) XSL
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) .NET

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 3 (60.00%) OpenStack
1 3 (60.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) Jetty
2 1 (20.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (60.00%) PaaS
2 3 (60.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (20.00%) Google App Engine
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Servlets
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) Salt
2 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (60.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Google