The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 92 76 75
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 3 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.20% 0.93% 1.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.09% 5.66% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Average daily rate
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£345 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -40.86%
WebSphere
South East

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

Application Platforms Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
275 212 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 17.95% 16.40% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 130 171
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £219 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 20
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.71 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.37% +3.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.65 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £38.99 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.51% -9.34%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Guildford - - - - 1
Redhill - - - -
Woking - - - -
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 10 (55.56%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) IBM
3 8 (44.44%) Middleware
3 8 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (44.44%) JBoss
4 7 (38.89%) Linux
5 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 6 (33.33%) ITIL
5 6 (33.33%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (27.78%) UNIX
6 5 (27.78%) Apache
6 5 (27.78%) LDAP
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle
6 5 (27.78%) CA SiteMinder
6 5 (27.78%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (27.78%) CA
6 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
7 4 (22.22%) Python
7 4 (22.22%) DB2
7 4 (22.22%) Perl
7 4 (22.22%) AIX
7 4 (22.22%) Service Management
7 4 (22.22%) AppDynamics
8 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) FTP
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
9 2 (11.11%) Ant
9 2 (11.11%) SQL Server

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 8 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
1 8 (44.44%) JBoss
2 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 6 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (27.78%) Apache
4 1 (5.56%) Confluence
4 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP SRM
1 1 (5.56%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) LDAP
2 3 (16.67%) FTP
3 2 (11.11%) HTTP
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) DMZ
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) DB2
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Ant
1 2 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
2 1 (5.56%) Introscope
2 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Administrator
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware Consultant
1 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Web Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Web Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Web Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Integration Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Integration Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Middleware
2 5 (27.78%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Flex
4 1 (5.56%) JMS
4 1 (5.56%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) J2EE
4 1 (5.56%) JDBC
4 1 (5.56%) JSP
4 1 (5.56%) Servlets
4 1 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) DataPower
1 1 (5.56%) Open Source
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Wiki
1 1 (5.56%) Replication
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) UNIX
3 4 (22.22%) AIX
4 2 (11.11%) Solaris
4 2 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (5.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
3 4 (22.22%) Service Management
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Line Management
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
6 1 (5.56%) Coaching
6 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) Python
2 4 (22.22%) Perl
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) CA SiteMinder
2 2 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 2 (11.11%) nmon
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) CA
3 4 (22.22%) AppDynamics
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) webMethods
5 1 (5.56%) Software AG
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) SAP