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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WebSphere Administrator
Rank 595 583 563
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -20
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Administrator 36 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.052% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.056% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 12
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£425 £463 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £330 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £550 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £413
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 - -
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
55134 51382 48884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 35199 31088 29037
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2028 1976 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 2015.

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 20 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 31 August 2015. 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 -24 32 £425 -12.82% 2
London +4 13 £400 -21.95%
Yorkshire -28 13 £425 -15.00% 1
West Yorkshire -22 12 £425 -2.85% 1
Halifax +10 11 £425 -2.85% 1
South East -27 4 £388 -3.12% 1
Scotland -10 3 £513 +46.42% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £388 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £388 - 1
City of London -2 2 - -
Edinburgh -15 2 £513 +46.42% 1
Nottinghamshire -7 1 £400 +45.45%
East Midlands -8 1 £400 +45.45%
Nottingham -13 1 £400 +45.45%
North West - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 - -

WebSphere Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 77 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 42 (54.55%) WebSphere MQ
3 40 (51.95%) WebSphere Application Server
4 38 (49.35%) zOS
5 34 (44.16%) Windows
5 34 (44.16%) Linux
6 33 (42.86%) AIX
6 33 (42.86%) DB2
7 29 (37.66%) CICS
7 29 (37.66%) Migration
8 28 (36.36%) LPAR
9 20 (25.97%) Mainframe
10 19 (24.68%) Jython
10 19 (24.68%) Solaris
11 18 (23.38%) WebSphere Portal
12 16 (20.78%) CA Wily
12 16 (20.78%) IBM
12 16 (20.78%) Finance
13 14 (18.18%) Introscope
13 14 (18.18%) WebSphere Process Server
13 14 (18.18%) CA
14 13 (16.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 12 (15.58%) Oracle
16 11 (14.29%) SSL
17 9 (11.69%) UNIX
18 8 (10.39%) Python
19 6 (7.79%) Perl
19 6 (7.79%) Clustering
20 5 (6.49%) Degree
20 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development

WebSphere Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 77 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 40 (51.95%) WebSphere Application Server
3 29 (37.66%) CICS
4 18 (23.38%) WebSphere Portal
5 14 (18.18%) WebSphere Process Server
6 5 (6.49%) JBoss
7 4 (5.19%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (3.90%) Apache
8 3 (3.90%) MQSeries
9 2 (2.60%) Commerce Server
10 1 (1.30%) iPlanet
10 1 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) SSL
2 3 (3.90%) HTTP
2 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.60%) FTP
4 1 (1.30%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (42.86%) DB2
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Introscope
2 4 (5.19%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.19%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.60%) ClearQuest
General
1 16 (20.78%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
3 2 (2.60%) Law
4 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (54.55%) WebSphere MQ
2 13 (16.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (6.49%) Web Services
4 4 (5.19%) J2EE
4 4 (5.19%) Middleware
5 3 (3.90%) JNDI
5 3 (3.90%) JMS
5 3 (3.90%) JDBC
5 3 (3.90%) SOAP
6 1 (1.30%) XML
6 1 (1.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (36.36%) LPAR
2 20 (25.97%) Mainframe
3 6 (7.79%) Clustering
4 5 (6.49%) iSeries
5 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.30%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 38 (49.35%) zOS
2 34 (44.16%) Linux
2 34 (44.16%) Windows
3 33 (42.86%) AIX
4 19 (24.68%) Solaris
5 9 (11.69%) UNIX
6 4 (5.19%) HPUX
7 3 (3.90%) i5/OS
8 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) Migration
2 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
3 4 (5.19%) Test Scripting
3 4 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (5.19%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (5.19%) Waterfall
3 4 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (5.19%) SDLC
4 3 (3.90%) Security Hardening
4 3 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.60%) Garbage Collection
5 2 (2.60%) High Availability
5 2 (2.60%) Data Protection
5 2 (2.60%) CRM
5 2 (2.60%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.30%) Change Management
6 1 (1.30%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.30%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.30%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.68%) Jython
2 8 (10.39%) Python
3 6 (7.79%) Perl
4 3 (3.90%) Korn
4 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.90%) Java
5 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (20.78%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) IBM
2 14 (18.18%) CA
3 12 (15.58%) Oracle
4 4 (5.19%) VMware
5 3 (3.90%) Axway
5 3 (3.90%) Intel
6 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.60%) HP
7 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
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TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago