The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 32 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 4 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.47% 8.63% 2.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.30% 35.48% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
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£250 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £31.88 £45.25
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -29.55%
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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 Slough region.

Application Platforms Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
43 62 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 15.75% 24.31% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 15
Average daily rate £296 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.13% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £220 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £475 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Slough

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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%) RPG
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) DSDM
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) Six Sigma
1 4 (80.00%) TOGAF
1 4 (80.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (80.00%) iSeries
1 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (80.00%) RPG IV
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Toad
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (40.00%) DataStage
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) ERwin
3 2 (40.00%) AS400
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 2 (40.00%) Finance

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) DataStage
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Toad
1 2 (40.00%) ERwin
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) RPG Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior RPG Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) IT Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) iSeries
2 2 (40.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) DSDM
1 4 (80.00%) Six Sigma
1 4 (80.00%) TOGAF
1 4 (80.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) RPG
1 4 (80.00%) RPG IV
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) RPG/400
4 1 (20.00%) C
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) VMware