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 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WebSphere Administrator
Rank 588 558 567
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +9
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Administrator 36 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.065% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.070% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 15
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£425 £463 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £330 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
53473 51353 48123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.48% 92.45% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33986 31093 28245
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
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 1969 2035 2149
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 5 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 5 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 -7 31 £425 -10.52% 1
London +7 15 £425 -10.52%
Yorkshire -21 10 £425 -10.52%
West Yorkshire -16 9 £425 -2.85%
Halifax +5 8 £425 -2.85%
Scotland 0 4 £425 +21.42%
Edinburgh -4 4 £425 +21.42%
West Midlands +3 2 £425 -15.00%
City of London -4 2 - -
Knutsford - 2 - -
Warwick - 2 £425 -
North West - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £425 -
South East -15 1 £525 +31.25% 1
East Midlands - 1 £400 -
Berkshire - 1 £525 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Nottingham - 1 £400 -
Reading - 1 £525 -

WebSphere Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 79 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 44 (55.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 40 (50.63%) WebSphere MQ
4 38 (48.10%) Linux
5 35 (44.30%) Windows
5 35 (44.30%) zOS
6 31 (39.24%) DB2
7 30 (37.97%) AIX
8 28 (35.44%) CICS
8 28 (35.44%) Migration
9 27 (34.18%) LPAR
10 22 (27.85%) Jython
11 21 (26.58%) Introscope
12 20 (25.32%) IBM
13 19 (24.05%) Solaris
14 18 (22.78%) Mainframe
14 18 (22.78%) CA Wily
14 18 (22.78%) WebSphere Portal
15 16 (20.25%) Finance
16 14 (17.72%) WebSphere Process Server
16 14 (17.72%) CA
16 14 (17.72%) WebSphere Message Broker
17 12 (15.19%) SSL
18 11 (13.92%) Python
18 11 (13.92%) UNIX
19 10 (12.66%) Oracle
20 9 (11.39%) Perl
21 7 (8.86%) HTTP
21 7 (8.86%) IBM HTTP Server
22 6 (7.59%) Clustering

WebSphere Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 79 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 44 (55.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 28 (35.44%) CICS
4 18 (22.78%) WebSphere Portal
5 14 (17.72%) WebSphere Process Server
6 7 (8.86%) IBM HTTP Server
7 6 (7.59%) Apache
8 5 (6.33%) JBoss
9 3 (3.80%) MQSeries
10 1 (1.27%) IIS
10 1 (1.27%) Commerce Server
10 1 (1.27%) iPlanet
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.19%) SSL
2 7 (8.86%) HTTP
3 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.80%) DNS
4 3 (3.80%) Firewall
5 2 (2.53%) FTP
5 2 (2.53%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (39.24%) DB2
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (26.58%) Introscope
2 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.06%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.53%) ClearQuest
General
1 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Banking
3 2 (2.53%) Law
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (50.63%) WebSphere MQ
2 14 (17.72%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (6.33%) Middleware
4 3 (3.80%) Worklight
4 3 (3.80%) J2EE
4 3 (3.80%) Web Services
4 3 (3.80%) JMS
5 2 (2.53%) JDBC
5 2 (2.53%) SOAP
5 2 (2.53%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 27 (34.18%) LPAR
2 18 (22.78%) Mainframe
3 6 (7.59%) Clustering
4 5 (6.33%) iSeries
5 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 38 (48.10%) Linux
2 35 (44.30%) zOS
2 35 (44.30%) Windows
3 30 (37.97%) AIX
4 19 (24.05%) Solaris
5 11 (13.92%) UNIX
6 4 (5.06%) HPUX
7 3 (3.80%) i5/OS
7 3 (3.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.44%) Migration
2 4 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (5.06%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (5.06%) Waterfall
2 4 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (5.06%) Software Engineering
2 4 (5.06%) Test Scripting
2 4 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (5.06%) SDLC
3 3 (3.80%) Security Hardening
3 3 (3.80%) ITIL
3 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (2.53%) High Availability
4 2 (2.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (2.53%) CRM
4 2 (2.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (2.53%) Data Protection
4 2 (2.53%) Garbage Collection
5 1 (1.27%) Server Building
5 1 (1.27%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.85%) Jython
2 11 (13.92%) Python
3 9 (11.39%) Perl
4 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.80%) Java
5 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.53%) Korn
7 1 (1.27%) PHP
7 1 (1.27%) SQL
7 1 (1.27%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (22.78%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 20 (25.32%) IBM
2 14 (17.72%) CA
3 10 (12.66%) Oracle
4 4 (5.06%) VMware
5 3 (3.80%) Axway
5 3 (3.80%) AppDynamics
5 3 (3.80%) Intel
5 3 (3.80%) ATG
6 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.53%) HP
7 1 (1.27%) Red Hat