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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Administrator
Rank 599 560 555
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -5
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Administrator 18 30 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.057% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.061% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 15
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £340 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
51806 48814 53474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.56% 92.66% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31840 29382 29897
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2076 2649
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 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 8 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 1 October 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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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 -18 16 £450 +12.50%
London +12 7 £330 -17.50%
Scotland -14 2 £350 -17.64%
South East -15 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
West Lothian - - - -
City of London - - - -
Whyteleafe - - - -

WebSphere Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 53 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 36 (67.92%) IBM
3 35 (66.04%) Linux
4 31 (58.49%) WebSphere MQ
5 22 (41.51%) Finance
5 22 (41.51%) WebSphere Application Server
6 17 (32.08%) Perl
6 17 (32.08%) Python
6 17 (32.08%) SSL
7 16 (30.19%) Middleware
7 16 (30.19%) HTTP
8 15 (28.30%) UNIX
8 15 (28.30%) Jython
9 13 (24.53%) Introscope
10 12 (22.64%) Clustering
11 11 (20.75%) Bash Shell
11 11 (20.75%) Korn
11 11 (20.75%) Apache
12 10 (18.87%) Firewall
12 10 (18.87%) Shell Script
12 10 (18.87%) ITIL
12 10 (18.87%) IBM HTTP Server
13 9 (16.98%) Retail
13 9 (16.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (16.98%) WebSphere Portal
14 8 (15.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 8 (15.09%) DNS
14 8 (15.09%) AIX
15 7 (13.21%) Web Services
15 7 (13.21%) J2EE

WebSphere Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 53 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 22 (41.51%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (20.75%) Apache
4 10 (18.87%) IBM HTTP Server
5 9 (16.98%) WebSphere Portal
6 5 (9.43%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (5.66%) MQSeries
8 2 (3.77%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (1.89%) Commerce Server
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (1.89%) FileNet
9 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.08%) SSL
2 16 (30.19%) HTTP
3 10 (18.87%) Firewall
4 8 (15.09%) DNS
5 1 (1.89%) FTP
5 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) DB2
2 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Introscope
2 2 (3.77%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.89%) ClearQuest
General
1 22 (41.51%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Retail
3 4 (7.55%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (58.49%) WebSphere MQ
2 16 (30.19%) Middleware
3 8 (15.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 7 (13.21%) Web Services
4 7 (13.21%) J2EE
5 6 (11.32%) JDBC
5 6 (11.32%) Worklight
6 5 (9.43%) JNDI
6 5 (9.43%) SOAP
7 1 (1.89%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Clustering
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.55%) iSeries
4 1 (1.89%) Open Source
4 1 (1.89%) DataPower
4 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (66.04%) Linux
2 15 (28.30%) UNIX
3 8 (15.09%) AIX
4 6 (11.32%) Windows
4 6 (11.32%) zOS
4 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) ITIL
2 9 (16.98%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (11.32%) High Availability
3 6 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.77%) BCP
5 2 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.77%) Data Analysis
6 1 (1.89%) Workflow Management
6 1 (1.89%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.89%) Change Control
6 1 (1.89%) PRINCE
6 1 (1.89%) Service Management
6 1 (1.89%) Change Management
6 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.89%) Data Security
6 1 (1.89%) Workflow
6 1 (1.89%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) Perl
1 17 (32.08%) Python
2 15 (28.30%) Jython
3 11 (20.75%) Bash Shell
3 11 (20.75%) Korn
4 10 (18.87%) Shell Script
5 5 (9.43%) Java
6 1 (1.89%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (1.89%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.89%) nmon
2 1 (1.89%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 36 (67.92%) IBM
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle
2 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.43%) ATG
4 2 (3.77%) SAP
4 2 (3.77%) Mercator
5 1 (1.89%) Cognos
5 1 (1.89%) Siebel