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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 121 134 117
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 17 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.37% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.32% 1.86% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.11% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £286 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £900 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £408 £381
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £28.24
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +33.85%
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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
512 646 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.77% 20.01% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 407 243
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 7
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.50 £14.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.10% +27.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £55.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

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 4 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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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 - 9 £445 - 3
Gloucestershire - 4 £413 - 4
Bristol +1 2 - - 3
Somerset +13 1 £445 +18.66% 1
Dorset - 1 - -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 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 40 (57.14%) IBM
2 27 (38.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 27 (38.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 26 (37.14%) UNIX
4 22 (31.43%) Finance
4 22 (31.43%) Java
5 20 (28.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 15 (21.43%) Linux
7 14 (20.00%) Windows
7 14 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 13 (18.57%) JBoss
8 13 (18.57%) Solaris
9 12 (17.14%) Oracle
10 11 (15.71%) AIX
10 11 (15.71%) VMware
10 11 (15.71%) WebSphere Portal
11 10 (14.29%) ITIL
12 9 (12.86%) SOA
13 8 (11.43%) E-Commerce
13 8 (11.43%) Apache
13 8 (11.43%) zOS
13 8 (11.43%) SAP
13 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
13 8 (11.43%) WebLogic
13 8 (11.43%) IIS
13 8 (11.43%) DB2
13 8 (11.43%) J2EE
13 8 (11.43%) Retail
13 8 (11.43%) Tivoli
13 8 (11.43%) Tivoli Monitoring

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 27 (38.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 13 (18.57%) JBoss
3 11 (15.71%) WebSphere Portal
4 8 (11.43%) Apache
4 8 (11.43%) WebLogic
4 8 (11.43%) IIS
5 6 (8.57%) Commerce Server
6 5 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (5.71%) WebLogic Portal
7 4 (5.71%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (4.29%) iPlanet
8 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
8 3 (4.29%) GlassFish
8 3 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.43%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Office
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) SSL
2 2 (2.86%) HTTP
3 1 (1.43%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.43%) Firewall
3 1 (1.43%) Telnet
3 1 (1.43%) MPLS
3 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.43%) LDAP
3 1 (1.43%) WAN
3 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
1 8 (11.43%) DB2
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Subversion
2 3 (4.29%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.29%) Eclipse RCP
3 2 (2.86%) Ant
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (1.43%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (1.43%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (31.43%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Retail
3 6 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.29%) Electronics
4 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.29%) Marketing
4 3 (4.29%) Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (32.86%) Administrator
2 13 (18.57%) WebSphere Administrator
3 8 (11.43%) UNIX Administrator
3 8 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.00%) Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Architect
4 7 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.57%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Consultant
5 6 (8.57%) Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.14%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.29%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Wintel Consultant
9 2 (2.86%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Applications Architect
9 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Specialist
9 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (38.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 20 (28.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 8 (11.43%) J2EE
4 7 (10.00%) Middleware
5 6 (8.57%) Web Services
6 5 (7.14%) EJB
7 3 (4.29%) Swing
7 3 (4.29%) SWT
8 2 (2.86%) Servlets
8 2 (2.86%) MSMQ
9 1 (1.43%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.43%) SOAP
9 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.43%) XML
9 1 (1.43%) XSL
9 1 (1.43%) XSLT
9 1 (1.43%) .NET
9 1 (1.43%) REST
9 1 (1.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) DataPower
2 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.29%) DTV
3 3 (4.29%) Freedom of Information Act
3 3 (4.29%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Replication
5 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (37.14%) UNIX
2 15 (21.43%) Linux
3 14 (20.00%) Windows
4 13 (18.57%) Solaris
5 11 (15.71%) AIX
6 8 (11.43%) zOS
7 5 (7.14%) CentOS
8 4 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.43%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 10 (14.29%) ITIL
3 9 (12.86%) SOA
4 8 (11.43%) E-Commerce
5 5 (7.14%) Change Management
5 5 (7.14%) Project Management
5 5 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.71%) Risk Management
7 3 (4.29%) Programme Management
7 3 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.29%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.29%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (2.86%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.86%) Load Testing
8 2 (2.86%) System Testing
8 2 (2.86%) Change Control
8 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.86%) Process Management
8 2 (2.86%) Data Security
8 2 (2.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.43%) Java
2 5 (7.14%) VBScript
2 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.71%) Korn
3 4 (5.71%) Jython
4 3 (4.29%) VB
4 3 (4.29%) Perl
4 3 (4.29%) SQL
5 2 (2.86%) Ruby
5 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.86%) C
5 2 (2.86%) Python
5 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.43%) VB6
6 1 (1.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.71%) Degree
3 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) Firmware
2 1 (1.43%) XenApp
2 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) Tivoli
1 8 (11.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 5 (7.14%) yum
2 5 (7.14%) SELinux
3 3 (4.29%) Puppet
3 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (4.29%) ZABBIX
3 3 (4.29%) logstash
3 3 (4.29%) Salt
3 3 (4.29%) Ansible
4 2 (2.86%) SCOM
5 1 (1.43%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.43%) SCCM
5 1 (1.43%) WMI
Vendors
1 40 (57.14%) IBM
2 12 (17.14%) Oracle
3 11 (15.71%) VMware
4 8 (11.43%) SAP
5 6 (8.57%) hybris
5 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.57%) ATG
6 4 (5.71%) Unisys
7 3 (4.29%) Cisco
7 3 (4.29%) Citrix
7 3 (4.29%) Siebel
7 3 (4.29%) Sybase
8 2 (2.86%) EMC
8 2 (2.86%) Sun
8 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.43%) AppSense
9 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.43%) webMethods
9 1 (1.43%) Intel
9 1 (1.43%) Genesys
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