The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 122 134 108
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -26
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 14 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.41% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.73% 2.20% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 3
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£428 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £900 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £415 £394
% change year-on-year
-3.49% +5.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +26.00%
WebSphere
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
512 546 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.69% 18.48% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 369 220
Average daily rate £359 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £477 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 11
Average hourly rate £20.09 £18.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% -3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.75 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -12.82%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in the South West

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
Wiltshire +10 6 £440 -18.21% 3
Gloucestershire - 4 £416 - 2
Bristol +3 2 - - 3
Dorset - 1 - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 24 (50.00%) IBM
2 20 (41.67%) Finance
3 19 (39.58%) Java
4 15 (31.25%) UNIX
5 13 (27.08%) Linux
6 12 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (22.92%) Windows
7 11 (22.92%) AIX
7 11 (22.92%) JBoss
7 11 (22.92%) WebSphere MQ
8 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
8 9 (18.75%) VMware
8 9 (18.75%) Oracle
9 8 (16.67%) zOS
10 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
10 7 (14.58%) SOA
10 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
10 7 (14.58%) WebLogic
10 7 (14.58%) IIS
10 7 (14.58%) Solaris
10 7 (14.58%) Middleware
10 7 (14.58%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 7 (14.58%) WebSphere Portal
11 6 (12.50%) Subversion
11 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (12.50%) Retail
11 6 (12.50%) Web Services
11 6 (12.50%) Apache
11 6 (12.50%) DB2
11 6 (12.50%) SAP

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 12 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 11 (22.92%) JBoss
3 7 (14.58%) WebLogic
3 7 (14.58%) IIS
3 7 (14.58%) WebSphere Portal
4 6 (12.50%) Apache
5 4 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (8.33%) Commerce Server
5 4 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
5 4 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (6.25%) GlassFish
6 3 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (6.25%) iPlanet
6 3 (6.25%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (2.08%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.08%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) HTTP
1 2 (4.17%) SSL
2 1 (2.08%) MPLS
2 1 (2.08%) Telnet
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.08%) Network Security
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.08%) LDAP
2 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) DB2
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Subversion
2 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 3 (6.25%) Eclipse RCP
3 2 (4.17%) Ant
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (2.08%) JIRA
4 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.08%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (2.08%) MSBuild
General
1 20 (41.67%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Retail
3 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.25%) Marketing
4 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.25%) Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Electronics
5 2 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Administrator
2 7 (14.58%) Architect
3 6 (12.50%) Developer
3 6 (12.50%) WebSphere Administrator
4 5 (10.42%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) Applications Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Systems Support
7 1 (2.08%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (14.58%) Middleware
2 7 (14.58%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 6 (12.50%) J2EE
3 6 (12.50%) Web Services
4 5 (10.42%) EJB
5 3 (6.25%) Swing
5 3 (6.25%) SWT
6 2 (4.17%) MSMQ
6 2 (4.17%) Servlets
7 1 (2.08%) SOAP
7 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.08%) XSL
7 1 (2.08%) XSLT
7 1 (2.08%) WCF
7 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.08%) REST
7 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) DataPower
3 3 (6.25%) DTV
4 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Replication
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) UNIX
2 13 (27.08%) Linux
3 11 (22.92%) Windows
3 11 (22.92%) AIX
4 8 (16.67%) zOS
5 7 (14.58%) Solaris
6 3 (6.25%) CentOS
6 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.08%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Configuration Management
2 7 (14.58%) SOA
2 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
3 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.33%) ITIL
5 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 3 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.17%) Load Testing
6 2 (4.17%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.17%) Change Control
6 2 (4.17%) System Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Migration
6 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.17%) Process Management
6 2 (4.17%) Change Management
6 2 (4.17%) Data Security
6 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.08%) UML
7 1 (2.08%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) Java
2 4 (8.33%) VBScript
2 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.25%) VB
4 2 (4.17%) Python
4 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.17%) Jython
4 2 (4.17%) Perl
4 2 (4.17%) C
4 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.17%) Ruby
4 2 (4.17%) Korn
5 1 (2.08%) C#
5 1 (2.08%) SQL
5 1 (2.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Degree
3 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.08%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Firmware
2 1 (2.08%) XenApp
2 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 4 (8.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 3 (6.25%) ZABBIX
2 3 (6.25%) yum
2 3 (6.25%) Puppet
2 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (6.25%) Ansible
2 3 (6.25%) SELinux
2 3 (6.25%) logstash
2 3 (6.25%) Salt
3 2 (4.17%) SCOM
4 1 (2.08%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.08%) WMI
4 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) IBM
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle
2 9 (18.75%) VMware
3 6 (12.50%) SAP
4 5 (10.42%) hybris
4 5 (10.42%) ATG
5 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.33%) Unisys
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco
6 3 (6.25%) Citrix
6 3 (6.25%) Sybase
7 2 (4.17%) Sun
7 2 (4.17%) EMC
8 1 (2.08%) Intel
8 1 (2.08%) Siebel
8 1 (2.08%) Genesys
8 1 (2.08%) CA
8 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.08%) webMethods
8 1 (2.08%) AppSense
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