The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere Portal skills 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 Portal over the 3 months to 25 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Portal
Rank 235 229 237
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Portal 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.033% 0.012% 0.020%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.18% 0.071% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£425 - £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -
Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1693 1405 1608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.45% 16.60% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 765 783
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 95 86
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
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WebSphere Portal
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

WebSphere Portal Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WebSphere Portal
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 Portal across the South East region.

WebSphere Portal Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WebSphere Portal
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 Portal across the South East region.

WebSphere Portal Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WebSphere Portal
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Portal within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Vacancies
Surrey - - - -
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England

WebSphere Portal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing WebSphere Portal 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 Portal.

1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) zOS
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) DataStage
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Metastorm
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing WebSphere Portal 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 Portal. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DataStage
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) zOS
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Metastorm