The table below looks at the statistics for iPlanet skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iPlanet over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
iPlanet
Rank 595 593 551
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -42
Contract jobs citing iPlanet 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.049% 0.021% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£349 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.30% +12.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 - £290
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10231 9473 8557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.33% 17.39% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6242 5848 4829
Average daily rate £388 £375 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 315 429
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.20 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%

iPlanet
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iPlanet within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

iPlanet Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

iPlanet
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iPlanet within the UK.

iPlanet Daily Rate Trend in the UK

iPlanet
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iPlanet within the UK.

iPlanet Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

iPlanet
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPlanet within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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
England -5 5 £349 +7.30%
Nottinghamshire - 3 £347 -
East Midlands - 3 £347 -
Nottingham - 3 £347 -
London -2 1 - -
Chester - 1 £350 -
Cheshire - 1 £350 -
North West - 1 £350 -

iPlanet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing iPlanet 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 iPlanet.

1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (71.43%) WebSphere
3 14 (66.67%) Solaris
4 13 (61.90%) Oracle
4 13 (61.90%) IIS
5 12 (57.14%) UNIX
6 11 (52.38%) Windows
6 11 (52.38%) Apache
7 10 (47.62%) AIX
7 10 (47.62%) LDAP
7 10 (47.62%) ITIL
7 10 (47.62%) Shell Script
7 10 (47.62%) Finance
8 9 (42.86%) Java
8 9 (42.86%) Tomcat
9 8 (38.10%) Web Services
9 8 (38.10%) Degree
10 7 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
10 7 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
10 7 (33.33%) zOS
10 7 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (33.33%) CA Single Sign-On
10 7 (33.33%) Sun
11 6 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (28.57%) CA
11 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
11 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (28.57%) VMware
12 5 (23.81%) JBoss

iPlanet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing iPlanet 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 iPlanet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 13 (61.90%) IIS
3 11 (52.38%) Apache
4 9 (42.86%) Tomcat
5 7 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
5 7 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
6 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
7 5 (23.81%) JBoss
7 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (9.52%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (9.52%) MQSeries
9 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Project
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) LDAP
2 5 (23.81%) SAN
3 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 4 (19.05%) Firewall
4 3 (14.29%) VLAN
4 3 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 3 (14.29%) FCoE
4 3 (14.29%) WAN
5 2 (9.52%) NAS
6 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (4.76%) SMTP
6 1 (4.76%) DHCP
6 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
6 1 (4.76%) SSL
6 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.76%) Sybase ASA
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) CruiseControl
1 1 (4.76%) Hudson
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Administrator
1 7 (33.33%) WebSphere Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Web Services
2 7 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (14.29%) J2EE
3 3 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (4.76%) Spring
4 1 (4.76%) Apache Axis
4 1 (4.76%) Ajax
4 1 (4.76%) OAuth
4 1 (4.76%) SOAP
4 1 (4.76%) JAX-RPC
4 1 (4.76%) WSDL
4 1 (4.76%) SAML
4 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) Cryptography
3 2 (9.52%) Grid Computing
4 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (66.67%) Solaris
3 12 (57.14%) UNIX
4 11 (52.38%) Windows
5 10 (47.62%) AIX
6 7 (33.33%) zOS
7 5 (23.81%) HPUX
8 3 (14.29%) SUSE
9 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 3 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
2 3 (14.29%) High Availability
3 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Requirements Management
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) TDD
4 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Shell Script
2 9 (42.86%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) Perl
4 3 (14.29%) Korn
4 3 (14.29%) C-shell
4 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
6 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.76%) C
6 1 (4.76%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Degree
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 3 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (14.29%) KVM
2 3 (14.29%) Samba
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (9.52%) OpenView
2 2 (9.52%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (4.76%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Oracle
2 7 (33.33%) Sun
3 6 (28.57%) CA
3 6 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco
5 3 (14.29%) PlateSpin
5 3 (14.29%) F5
5 3 (14.29%) Veritas
5 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.52%) HP
6 2 (9.52%) EMC
6 2 (9.52%) Cognos
6 2 (9.52%) Opsware
7 1 (4.76%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (4.76%) Sybase