The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had WebSphere Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Administrator
Rank 623 624 590
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -34
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Administrator 38 38 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.065% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.069% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 22
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £62.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +108.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

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
51653 55417 52511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.81% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33657 35244 31733
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1646 2081 2055
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +3.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £38.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

WebSphere Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured WebSphere Administrator in the job title.

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 24 August 2016.

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 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 31 £500 +17.64% 1
Yorkshire -2 11 £500 +17.64% 1
Sheffield - 9 £500 -
South Yorkshire - 9 £500 -
London -5 8 £450 +12.50%
South East +22 7 £350 -
Scotland +19 6 £425 - 1
Edinburgh +5 6 £425 - 1
North West +21 5 £375 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £350 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £350 -
Cheshire +9 2 £400 -
Halifax -1 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire -1 2 - - 1
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £375 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £400 -

WebSphere Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, WebSphere Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring WebSphere Administrator in the job title.

1 85 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 58 (68.24%) WebSphere Application Server
3 54 (63.53%) IBM
4 40 (47.06%) Linux
4 40 (47.06%) SSL
5 33 (38.82%) Jython
6 32 (37.65%) HTTP
7 30 (35.29%) WebSphere MQ
8 28 (32.94%) Middleware
9 24 (28.24%) ITIL
10 22 (25.88%) AIX
10 22 (25.88%) Finance
11 21 (24.71%) IBM HTTP Server
11 21 (24.71%) Apache
12 20 (23.53%) Shell Script
12 20 (23.53%) Clustering
13 19 (22.35%) Python
14 18 (21.18%) Web Services
15 17 (20.00%) Unix
15 17 (20.00%) Introscope
16 16 (18.82%) Perl
16 16 (18.82%) J2EE
17 15 (17.65%) Java
17 15 (17.65%) DNS
18 14 (16.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 13 (15.29%) WebSphere Portal
19 13 (15.29%) SOAP
20 12 (14.12%) AppDynamics
20 12 (14.12%) High Availability
20 12 (14.12%) ATG

WebSphere Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 85 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 58 (68.24%) WebSphere Application Server
3 21 (24.71%) Apache
3 21 (24.71%) IBM HTTP Server
4 13 (15.29%) WebSphere Portal
5 10 (11.76%) WebSphere Process Server
6 7 (8.24%) JBoss
7 4 (4.71%) CICS
7 4 (4.71%) WebLogic
8 3 (3.53%) Tomcat
9 2 (2.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (1.18%) FileNet
10 1 (1.18%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 40 (47.06%) SSL
2 32 (37.65%) HTTP
3 15 (17.65%) DNS
4 3 (3.53%) LDAP
5 2 (2.35%) FTP
6 1 (1.18%) Firewall
6 1 (1.18%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.18%) Internet
6 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) DB2
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.18%) DataStage
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (20.00%) Introscope
2 9 (10.59%) ClearQuest
3 7 (8.24%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.18%) Lombardi
General
1 22 (25.88%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (35.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 28 (32.94%) Middleware
3 18 (21.18%) Web Services
4 16 (18.82%) J2EE
5 13 (15.29%) SOAP
6 11 (12.94%) IBM Integration Bus
7 10 (11.76%) JDBC
8 9 (10.59%) JNDI
9 4 (4.71%) Worklight
10 3 (3.53%) XML
11 2 (2.35%) JMS
12 1 (1.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.53%) Clustering
2 9 (10.59%) DataPower
3 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.06%) iSeries
5 5 (5.88%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.18%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 40 (47.06%) Linux
2 22 (25.88%) AIX
3 17 (20.00%) Unix
4 14 (16.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 10 (11.76%) Windows
6 6 (7.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.53%) zOS
8 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.24%) ITIL
2 12 (14.12%) High Availability
3 9 (10.59%) Garbage Collection
3 9 (10.59%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (9.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.71%) Change Management
7 3 (3.53%) Patch Management
7 3 (3.53%) Performance Management
7 3 (3.53%) Server Building
7 3 (3.53%) SOA
8 2 (2.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.35%) People Management
8 2 (2.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.35%) Trend Analysis
9 1 (1.18%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.18%) E-Discovery
9 1 (1.18%) Migration
9 1 (1.18%) Open Source
9 1 (1.18%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (38.82%) Jython
2 20 (23.53%) Shell Script
3 19 (22.35%) Python
4 16 (18.82%) Perl
5 15 (17.65%) Java
6 11 (12.94%) Bash Shell
7 9 (10.59%) Korn
8 1 (1.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (10.59%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (11.76%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.18%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (63.53%) IBM
2 12 (14.12%) AppDynamics
2 12 (14.12%) ATG
3 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.71%) Oracle
5 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.35%) Adobe
6 2 (2.35%) Remedy
7 1 (1.18%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.18%) CA
7 1 (1.18%) Curam
7 1 (1.18%) HP
7 1 (1.18%) VMware
7 1 (1.18%) webMethods
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