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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSphere Administrator
Rank 587 545 541
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -4
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Administrator 19 29 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.055% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.059% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 16
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£450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £330 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £468
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
52499 48968 54351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.83% 92.75% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29332 30408
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 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2057 2099 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 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 11 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 22 September 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 -38 17 £450 +12.50% 1
London +9 7 £330 -17.50%
Scotland -15 2 £350 -15.15%
South East -10 1 - -
West Midlands -13 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
West Lothian - - - -
City of London - - - -
Whyteleafe - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Livingston - - - -

WebSphere Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 57 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 39 (68.42%) Linux
3 38 (66.67%) IBM
4 31 (54.39%) WebSphere MQ
5 25 (43.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 24 (42.11%) Finance
7 18 (31.58%) Middleware
8 17 (29.82%) Perl
8 17 (29.82%) Python
9 16 (28.07%) UNIX
9 16 (28.07%) SSL
9 16 (28.07%) Jython
10 15 (26.32%) HTTP
11 13 (22.81%) Introscope
12 11 (19.30%) ITIL
12 11 (19.30%) Shell Script
12 11 (19.30%) Apache
12 11 (19.30%) Clustering
12 11 (19.30%) Korn
12 11 (19.30%) Bash Shell
13 10 (17.54%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (17.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 10 (17.54%) WebSphere Portal
13 10 (17.54%) AIX
13 10 (17.54%) Firewall
14 9 (15.79%) IBM HTTP Server
14 9 (15.79%) Retail
15 8 (14.04%) DNS
15 8 (14.04%) Oracle
16 7 (12.28%) J2EE

WebSphere Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 57 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 25 (43.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (19.30%) Apache
4 10 (17.54%) WebSphere Portal
5 9 (15.79%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (8.77%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (5.26%) MQSeries
8 2 (3.51%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (1.75%) Commerce Server
9 1 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.75%) FileNet
9 1 (1.75%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.07%) SSL
2 15 (26.32%) HTTP
3 10 (17.54%) Firewall
4 8 (14.04%) DNS
5 1 (1.75%) FTP
5 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) DB2
2 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Introscope
2 4 (7.02%) ClearCase
3 3 (5.26%) ClearQuest
General
1 24 (42.11%) Finance
2 9 (15.79%) Retail
3 4 (7.02%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.75%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (54.39%) WebSphere MQ
2 18 (31.58%) Middleware
3 10 (17.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 7 (12.28%) J2EE
4 7 (12.28%) Web Services
5 6 (10.53%) JDBC
5 6 (10.53%) Worklight
6 5 (8.77%) JNDI
6 5 (8.77%) SOAP
7 1 (1.75%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Clustering
2 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) iSeries
4 3 (5.26%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) DataPower
5 1 (1.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 39 (68.42%) Linux
2 16 (28.07%) UNIX
3 10 (17.54%) AIX
4 7 (12.28%) zOS
5 6 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (10.53%) Windows
6 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) ITIL
2 10 (17.54%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (10.53%) High Availability
4 5 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.51%) BCP
7 2 (3.51%) Service Management
7 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.51%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.51%) Workflow Management
7 2 (3.51%) Workflow
7 2 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.75%) Change Control
8 1 (1.75%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.75%) Change Management
8 1 (1.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.75%) Data Security
8 1 (1.75%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) Perl
1 17 (29.82%) Python
2 16 (28.07%) Jython
3 11 (19.30%) Korn
3 11 (19.30%) Bash Shell
3 11 (19.30%) Shell Script
4 5 (8.77%) Java
5 1 (1.75%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (1.75%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) CA Wily
2 2 (3.51%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.75%) nmon
Vendors
1 38 (66.67%) IBM
2 8 (14.04%) Oracle
3 6 (10.53%) Red Hat
4 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.77%) ATG
5 2 (3.51%) Mercator
5 2 (3.51%) SAP
6 1 (1.75%) Cognos
6 1 (1.75%) Siebel
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