The table below looks at the statistics for the WebSphere Administrator role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Administrator
Rank 564 538 524
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -14
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Administrator 31 44 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.085% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.092% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 16
Average daily rate
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£496 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.27% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £359 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £496 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.27% +20.00%
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 Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

WebSphere Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Administrator in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WebSphere Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WebSphere Administrator
Daily Rate Trend

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

WebSphere Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

WebSphere Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WebSphere Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend

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

WebSphere Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere Administrator
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 19 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
England -25 27 £505 +12.22% 2
South West - 13 £515 - 1
Swindon - 5 £548 - 1
Wiltshire - 5 £548 - 1
Wales - 4 £325 - 1
South Wales - 4 £325 - 1
Cardiff - 3 £325 -
London +4 2 - - 1
City of London +7 1 - -

WebSphere Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited WebSphere Administrator in their job title 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 with WebSphere Administrator in their job title.

1 52 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 31 (59.62%) WebSphere MQ
3 28 (53.85%) IBM
3 28 (53.85%) Linux
4 23 (44.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 22 (42.31%) WebSphere Application Server
6 19 (36.54%) UNIX
7 15 (28.85%) IBM HTTP Server
8 14 (26.92%) WebSphere Portal
9 13 (25.00%) Finance
10 11 (21.15%) Java
10 11 (21.15%) Apache
10 11 (21.15%) AIX
11 10 (19.23%) Solaris
11 10 (19.23%) HTTP
11 10 (19.23%) Perl
11 10 (19.23%) Middleware
12 8 (15.38%) zOS
13 7 (13.46%) Windows
13 7 (13.46%) ITIL
13 7 (13.46%) SSL
13 7 (13.46%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (11.54%) Jython
14 6 (11.54%) Web Services
14 6 (11.54%) DB2
15 5 (9.62%) IIS
15 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
15 5 (9.62%) Retail
15 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
16 4 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

WebSphere Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited WebSphere Administrator in their job title 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 with WebSphere Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 52 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 22 (42.31%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (28.85%) IBM HTTP Server
4 14 (26.92%) WebSphere Portal
5 11 (21.15%) Apache
6 5 (9.62%) IIS
7 4 (7.69%) WebSphere Process Server
7 4 (7.69%) iPlanet
8 3 (5.77%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (3.85%) Apache Solr
10 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
10 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) HTTP
2 7 (13.46%) SSL
3 4 (7.69%) DNS
4 2 (3.85%) Firewall
5 1 (1.92%) FTP
5 1 (1.92%) LDAP
5 1 (1.92%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) DB2
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Introscope
2 1 (1.92%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.92%) WebLOAD
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (59.62%) WebSphere MQ
2 23 (44.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 10 (19.23%) Middleware
4 6 (11.54%) Web Services
5 4 (7.69%) Worklight
6 2 (3.85%) J2EE
7 1 (1.92%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) iSeries
2 4 (7.69%) Clustering
3 3 (5.77%) DataPower
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) AS400
5 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.92%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.92%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 28 (53.85%) Linux
2 19 (36.54%) UNIX
3 11 (21.15%) AIX
4 10 (19.23%) Solaris
5 8 (15.38%) zOS
6 7 (13.46%) Windows
7 4 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 4 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.92%) OS/400
8 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.46%) ITIL
1 7 (13.46%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (3.85%) BCP
3 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
3 2 (3.85%) Process Management
3 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
3 2 (3.85%) SOA
4 1 (1.92%) B2B
4 1 (1.92%) EAI
4 1 (1.92%) Risk Management
4 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.92%) Change Management
4 1 (1.92%) Project Management
4 1 (1.92%) Load Balancing
4 1 (1.92%) Data Protection
4 1 (1.92%) Content Management
4 1 (1.92%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) Java
2 10 (19.23%) Perl
3 6 (11.54%) Jython
4 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (1.92%) SQL
5 1 (1.92%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.92%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (1.92%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Tivoli
1 4 (7.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (1.92%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.92%) nmon
Vendors
1 28 (53.85%) IBM
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.69%) AppDynamics
3 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle
4 3 (5.77%) HP
4 3 (5.77%) ATG
5 2 (3.85%) Mercator
6 1 (1.92%) SAP
6 1 (1.92%) VMware
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 - £595 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago