The first table below looks at the demand for the WebSphere Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 18 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 Job Titles advertised for the South 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Consultant
Rank 249 232 244
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Consultant 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.060% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.065% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate - £300 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £400 £445
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8899 7717 9795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.87% 92.21% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4907 3849 4446
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 603 705
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £41.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
WebSphere Consultant
England

WebSphere Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Consultant in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WebSphere Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WebSphere Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

WebSphere Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WebSphere Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

WebSphere Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WebSphere Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited WebSphere Consultant in their job title 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 with WebSphere Consultant in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) DataPower
2 2 (66.67%) Jython
2 2 (66.67%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

WebSphere Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited WebSphere Consultant in their job title 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 with WebSphere Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (33.33%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) DataPower
2 1 (33.33%) HACMP
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Jython
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy