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 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere
Rank 112 117 100
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 29 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.93% 0.63% 1.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.53% 2.91% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 14
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£474 £315 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.39% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £285 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £518 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £403 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 - £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
524 619 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.77% 21.77% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 360 291
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 11
Average hourly rate £20.25 £25.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.00% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.50 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.73 £19.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +1.71%

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 4 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 4 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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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 14 £538 +7.17%
Gloucestershire - 3 £441 - 1
Bristol -6 1 £500 -
WebSphere
England

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 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 41 (58.57%) IBM
2 30 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 26 (37.14%) WebSphere MQ
4 22 (31.43%) Java
4 22 (31.43%) UNIX
5 19 (27.14%) Finance
6 18 (25.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 14 (20.00%) Solaris
7 14 (20.00%) ITIL
8 13 (18.57%) Linux
8 13 (18.57%) VMware
9 11 (15.71%) Oracle
9 11 (15.71%) JBoss
9 11 (15.71%) WebSphere Portal
9 11 (15.71%) Retail
10 10 (14.29%) Apache
10 10 (14.29%) Windows
10 10 (14.29%) Configuration Management
11 9 (12.86%) SAP
12 8 (11.43%) IIS
12 8 (11.43%) AIX
12 8 (11.43%) Unisys
12 8 (11.43%) Tivoli
12 8 (11.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 8 (11.43%) zOS
13 7 (10.00%) Citrix
13 7 (10.00%) Cisco
13 7 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
13 7 (10.00%) SQL Server

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 11 (15.71%) JBoss
2 11 (15.71%) WebSphere Portal
3 10 (14.29%) Apache
4 8 (11.43%) IIS
5 6 (8.57%) Tomcat
6 5 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (7.14%) Commerce Server
7 4 (5.71%) WebLogic
7 4 (5.71%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (4.29%) iPlanet
8 3 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (2.86%) GlassFish
10 1 (1.43%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Process Server
10 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 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) SSL
1 2 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) Firewall
2 1 (1.43%) MPLS
2 1 (1.43%) LDAP
2 1 (1.43%) SAN
2 1 (1.43%) WAN
2 1 (1.43%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (10.00%) DB2
2 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.29%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Subversion
2 2 (2.86%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (2.86%) Eclipse RCP
2 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.43%) Ant
3 1 (1.43%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (27.14%) Finance
2 11 (15.71%) Retail
3 7 (10.00%) Banking
4 6 (8.57%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.43%) Electronics
6 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (34.29%) Administrator
2 13 (18.57%) WebSphere Administrator
3 10 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.29%) Developer
3 10 (14.29%) Architect
4 8 (11.43%) UNIX Administrator
4 8 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 7 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 6 (8.57%) Applications Architect
7 5 (7.14%) Consultant
7 5 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Developer
9 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Consultant
9 2 (2.86%) Java Applications Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Linux Specialist
9 2 (2.86%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 18 (25.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 6 (8.57%) Middleware
4 5 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 5 (7.14%) J2EE
4 5 (7.14%) EJB
5 4 (5.71%) Web Services
5 4 (5.71%) XML
6 3 (4.29%) HTML
6 3 (4.29%) CSS
6 3 (4.29%) JDBC
6 3 (4.29%) JSP
6 3 (4.29%) Servlets
6 3 (4.29%) Struts
6 3 (4.29%) Ajax
6 3 (4.29%) Spring
6 3 (4.29%) Spring Security
7 2 (2.86%) SWT
7 2 (2.86%) Apache Camel
7 2 (2.86%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.29%) Freedom of Information Act
3 3 (4.29%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.86%) DataPower
5 1 (1.43%) Replication
5 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) DTV
5 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.43%) UNIX
2 14 (20.00%) Solaris
3 13 (18.57%) Linux
4 10 (14.29%) Windows
5 8 (11.43%) AIX
5 8 (11.43%) zOS
6 6 (8.57%) CentOS
7 4 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.43%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) ITIL
2 10 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (8.57%) TOGAF
4 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (8.57%) Process Management
4 6 (8.57%) Data Security
5 5 (7.14%) Project Management
5 5 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.71%) SOA
6 4 (5.71%) Risk Management
6 4 (5.71%) Change Management
7 3 (4.29%) Change Control
7 3 (4.29%) System Testing
7 3 (4.29%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.86%) Migration
9 1 (1.43%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.43%) Identity Management
9 1 (1.43%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.43%) 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%) VB
4 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.29%) Perl
4 3 (4.29%) Korn
5 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.86%) Ruby
5 2 (2.86%) Python
5 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.43%) C
6 1 (1.43%) C#
6 1 (1.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.71%) Degree
3 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 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%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (4.29%) Ansible
3 3 (4.29%) logstash
3 3 (4.29%) Salt
3 3 (4.29%) ZABBIX
3 3 (4.29%) Puppet
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 41 (58.57%) IBM
2 13 (18.57%) VMware
3 11 (15.71%) Oracle
4 9 (12.86%) SAP
5 8 (11.43%) Unisys
6 7 (10.00%) Citrix
6 7 (10.00%) Cisco
7 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
7 6 (8.57%) EMC
8 5 (7.14%) ATG
8 5 (7.14%) hybris
9 4 (5.71%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.86%) Sybase
10 2 (2.86%) Sun
10 2 (2.86%) Siebel
11 1 (1.43%) AppSense
11 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.43%) Intel
11 1 (1.43%) Genesys
11 1 (1.43%) CA
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