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 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
iPlanet
Rank 591 568 537
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -31
Contract jobs citing iPlanet 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.083% 0.022% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
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£404 £325 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.23% -26.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £325 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £325 £569
UK excluding London average daily rate £458 - £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
9602 9127 8202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 17.58% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5769 5480 4671
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 304 406
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.13 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.57 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing iPlanet within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

iPlanet Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) IIS
2 13 (68.42%) Solaris
2 13 (68.42%) WebSphere
3 12 (63.16%) Oracle
4 11 (57.89%) Windows
5 9 (47.37%) AIX
5 9 (47.37%) UNIX
5 9 (47.37%) Apache
5 9 (47.37%) LDAP
6 8 (42.11%) Tomcat
6 8 (42.11%) ITIL
6 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
6 8 (42.11%) Finance
7 7 (36.84%) zOS
7 7 (36.84%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (36.84%) Degree
7 7 (36.84%) IBM HTTP Server
7 7 (36.84%) Java
7 7 (36.84%) Web Services
7 7 (36.84%) WebSphere Portal
8 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (31.58%) Sun
8 6 (31.58%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (31.58%) CA Single Sign-On
9 5 (26.32%) SAN
9 5 (26.32%) CA
9 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
9 5 (26.32%) WebLogic
9 5 (26.32%) HPUX

iPlanet
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (68.42%) IIS
1 13 (68.42%) WebSphere
2 9 (47.37%) Apache
3 8 (42.11%) Tomcat
4 7 (36.84%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (36.84%) WebSphere Portal
5 5 (26.32%) WebLogic
5 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
6 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (10.53%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (10.53%) MQSeries
6 2 (10.53%) JBoss
6 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Project
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) LDAP
2 5 (26.32%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) VLAN
3 2 (10.53%) iSCSI
3 2 (10.53%) NAS
3 2 (10.53%) FCoE
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Administrator
1 7 (36.84%) WebSphere Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Web Services
1 7 (36.84%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (15.79%) Middleware
3 2 (10.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Grid Computing
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Solaris
3 11 (57.89%) Windows
4 9 (47.37%) AIX
4 9 (47.37%) UNIX
5 7 (36.84%) zOS
6 5 (26.32%) HPUX
7 2 (10.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
2 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
2 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
2 2 (10.53%) High Availability
2 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
2 7 (36.84%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 2 (10.53%) Korn
3 2 (10.53%) C-shell
3 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (10.53%) KVM
2 2 (10.53%) Samba
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (15.79%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (10.53%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) Sun
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) CA
4 3 (15.79%) EMC
5 2 (10.53%) Veritas
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.53%) PlateSpin
5 2 (10.53%) Opsware
5 2 (10.53%) F5
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Cognos
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco