The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere
Rank 19 18 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 2.42% 3.48% 4.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.11% 23.53% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £323 £503 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.82% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.76%
WebSphere
Lancashire

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
27 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 21.77% 14.78% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 3
Median daily rate £360 £350 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £334 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £503 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +15.34%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing WebSphere as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Preston region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) Sun
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (25.00%) AquaLogic
3 1 (25.00%) Axway
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (25.00%) QMS
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Tuxedo
3 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (25.00%) IBM

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) AquaLogic
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (25.00%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) AIX Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Server Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) AIX
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) HPUX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) OS/390
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) QMS
1 1 (25.00%) Release Management
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (25.00%) Axway
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle