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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere Administrator
UK
Rank 593 611 576
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -35
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Administrator 9 16 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.031% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.032% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 26
Median daily rate £388 £500 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +43.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £408 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £515 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £500 £325
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +53.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
42412 49394 49726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27691 31806 30608
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1648 1931
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.82 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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
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 7 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +31 9 £388 -22.50%
Yorkshire +20 5 - -
West Yorkshire - 5 - -
Leeds - 5 - -
London +23 2 £425 -
North West +20 2 £350 -10.54%
Manchester +12 2 £350 -10.54%

WebSphere Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 31 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 24 (77.42%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (41.94%) HTTP
3 13 (41.94%) IBM
4 12 (38.71%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (35.48%) Linux
6 10 (32.26%) Unix
6 10 (32.26%) SSL
6 10 (32.26%) Clustering
7 9 (29.03%) Banking
7 9 (29.03%) Finance
8 8 (25.81%) Middleware
8 8 (25.81%) Perl
9 7 (22.58%) Jython
10 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
10 6 (19.35%) JMS
10 6 (19.35%) iSeries
10 6 (19.35%) WebSphere Portal
10 6 (19.35%) High Availability
11 5 (16.13%) DataPower
11 5 (16.13%) LDAP
11 5 (16.13%) Python
11 5 (16.13%) J2EE
11 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
11 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
12 4 (12.90%) WebLogic Portal
12 4 (12.90%) Introscope
12 4 (12.90%) JDBC
12 4 (12.90%) Web Services
12 4 (12.90%) AIX

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 31 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 24 (77.42%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (19.35%) WebSphere Portal
4 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
5 4 (12.90%) Apache
5 4 (12.90%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (12.90%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (9.68%) FileNet
6 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
7 1 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (3.23%) JBoss
7 1 (3.23%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) HTTP
2 10 (32.26%) SSL
3 5 (16.13%) LDAP
4 2 (6.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Introscope
2 1 (3.23%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.23%) ClearQuest
General
1 9 (29.03%) Banking
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (25.81%) Middleware
3 6 (19.35%) JMS
4 5 (16.13%) J2EE
5 4 (12.90%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (12.90%) JDBC
5 4 (12.90%) Web Services
6 3 (9.68%) JNDI
6 3 (9.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Clustering
2 6 (19.35%) iSeries
3 5 (16.13%) DataPower
4 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) Unix
3 4 (12.90%) AIX
4 2 (6.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.23%) HPUX
5 1 (3.23%) i5/OS
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Solaris
5 1 (3.23%) Windows
5 1 (3.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
1 6 (19.35%) High Availability
2 3 (9.68%) Garbage Collection
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.23%) Change Management
4 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.23%) Migration
4 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.23%) SOA
4 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Perl
2 7 (22.58%) Jython
3 5 (16.13%) Python
3 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.68%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) Korn
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Puppet
2 3 (9.68%) CA Wily
3 1 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) IBM
2 2 (6.45%) ATG
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe
3 1 (3.23%) AppDynamics
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat