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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 127 122 106
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 16 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.51% 0.55% 0.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.05% 2.50% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 9
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£473 £308 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.65% -31.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £287 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £900 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £26.25
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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 South West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
524 639 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.83% 22.12% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 391 280
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £244 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £466 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 10
Average hourly rate £20.09 £28.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.24% +30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.15 £15.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £55.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

WebSphere Daily Rate Histogram 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 March 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 +16 9 £538 +79.16% 2
Gloucestershire - 3 £473 - 1
Bristol - - - - 2
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 30 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 26 (37.14%) WebSphere MQ
4 24 (34.29%) Java
4 24 (34.29%) UNIX
5 20 (28.57%) Finance
6 18 (25.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 15 (21.43%) Linux
8 13 (18.57%) JBoss
8 13 (18.57%) Solaris
8 13 (18.57%) VMware
8 13 (18.57%) Configuration Management
9 12 (17.14%) Windows
9 12 (17.14%) ITIL
10 11 (15.71%) Oracle
10 11 (15.71%) WebSphere Portal
11 10 (14.29%) AIX
12 9 (12.86%) Apache
12 9 (12.86%) Retail
13 8 (11.43%) IIS
13 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
13 8 (11.43%) Tivoli
13 8 (11.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 8 (11.43%) zOS
14 7 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (10.00%) Middleware
14 7 (10.00%) WebLogic
14 7 (10.00%) DB2
14 7 (10.00%) SAP
14 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 30 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 13 (18.57%) JBoss
3 11 (15.71%) WebSphere Portal
4 9 (12.86%) Apache
5 8 (11.43%) IIS
6 7 (10.00%) WebLogic
7 6 (8.57%) Tomcat
8 5 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (7.14%) Commerce Server
9 4 (5.71%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (4.29%) GlassFish
10 3 (4.29%) iPlanet
10 3 (4.29%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
11 1 (1.43%) Lync
11 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Process Server
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 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) SSL
2 1 (1.43%) MPLS
2 1 (1.43%) Firewall
2 1 (1.43%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.43%) Network Security
2 1 (1.43%) LDAP
2 1 (1.43%) WAN
2 1 (1.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) DB2
3 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.29%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 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%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (1.43%) Ant
4 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.43%) MSBuild
General
1 20 (28.57%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Retail
3 5 (7.14%) Banking
4 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.71%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.43%) Electronics
6 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (34.29%) Administrator
2 13 (18.57%) WebSphere Administrator
3 11 (15.71%) Developer
4 10 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 8 (11.43%) UNIX Administrator
5 8 (11.43%) Architect
5 8 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Technical Architect
7 5 (7.14%) Consultant
7 5 (7.14%) Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Applications Architect
8 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Wintel Consultant
9 2 (2.86%) Linux Specialist
9 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Specialist
9 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 18 (25.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 7 (10.00%) Middleware
4 6 (8.57%) J2EE
4 6 (8.57%) EJB
5 5 (7.14%) Hibernate
6 4 (5.71%) Web Services
6 4 (5.71%) XML
7 3 (4.29%) Swing
7 3 (4.29%) Spring
7 3 (4.29%) Ajax
7 3 (4.29%) SWT
7 3 (4.29%) CSS
7 3 (4.29%) JDBC
7 3 (4.29%) JSP
7 3 (4.29%) Servlets
7 3 (4.29%) Struts
7 3 (4.29%) HTML
7 3 (4.29%) Spring Security
8 2 (2.86%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.29%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (4.29%) Freedom of Information Act
3 3 (4.29%) DataPower
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Replication
4 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.43%) DTV
4 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.29%) UNIX
2 15 (21.43%) Linux
3 13 (18.57%) Solaris
4 12 (17.14%) Windows
5 10 (14.29%) AIX
6 8 (11.43%) zOS
7 6 (8.57%) CentOS
8 4 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.43%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) Configuration Management
2 12 (17.14%) ITIL
3 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (7.14%) Project Management
4 5 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.71%) TOGAF
5 4 (5.71%) Data Security
5 4 (5.71%) Risk Management
5 4 (5.71%) Process Management
5 4 (5.71%) Change Management
5 4 (5.71%) SOA
5 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.29%) System Testing
6 3 (4.29%) Data Protection
6 3 (4.29%) Change Control
7 2 (2.86%) Migration
7 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.43%) UML
8 1 (1.43%) Data Analysis
8 1 (1.43%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.29%) Java
2 6 (8.57%) SQL
3 5 (7.14%) VBScript
3 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.29%) Jython
4 3 (4.29%) Korn
4 3 (4.29%) VB
4 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.29%) Perl
5 2 (2.86%) C
5 2 (2.86%) Python
5 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.86%) Ruby
5 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
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 2 (2.86%) Shibboleth
3 1 (1.43%) XenApp
3 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) Tivoli
1 8 (11.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 6 (8.57%) yum
2 6 (8.57%) SELinux
3 3 (4.29%) logstash
3 3 (4.29%) Salt
3 3 (4.29%) ZABBIX
3 3 (4.29%) Puppet
3 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (4.29%) Ansible
4 2 (2.86%) SCOM
5 1 (1.43%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.43%) WMI
5 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (57.14%) IBM
2 13 (18.57%) VMware
3 11 (15.71%) Oracle
4 7 (10.00%) SAP
5 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.57%) Unisys
6 5 (7.14%) Cisco
6 5 (7.14%) Citrix
6 5 (7.14%) hybris
6 5 (7.14%) ATG
7 4 (5.71%) EMC
8 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.29%) Sybase
9 2 (2.86%) Siebel
9 2 (2.86%) Sun
10 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.43%) AppSense
10 1 (1.43%) Brocade
10 1 (1.43%) Intel
10 1 (1.43%) Genesys
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