The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had WebSphere Application Server Administrator featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) Administrator
Rank 653 657 631
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -26
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Application Server Administrator 8 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.011% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.011% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Median daily rate £450 £450 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £425 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £62.50 -
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
51008 54089 51827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.76% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33192 34291 31378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 2003 2097
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured WebSphere Application Server Administrator in the job title.

WebSphere Application Server Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server Administrator within the UK.

WebSphere Application Server Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server Administrator within the UK.

WebSphere Application Server Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +17 5 £450 -
London -1 4 £450 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

WebSphere Application Server Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, WebSphere Application Server 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 Application Server Administrator in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 19 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (68.42%) IBM
3 11 (57.89%) Linux
4 10 (52.63%) ITIL
4 10 (52.63%) AIX
4 10 (52.63%) SSL
5 7 (36.84%) Jython
6 6 (31.58%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (31.58%) WebSphere Process Server
6 6 (31.58%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (31.58%) ClearQuest
7 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
8 4 (21.05%) Middleware
8 4 (21.05%) Introscope
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
8 4 (21.05%) Change Management
8 4 (21.05%) Apache
8 4 (21.05%) Python
8 4 (21.05%) ClearCase
8 4 (21.05%) HTTP
8 4 (21.05%) DNS
8 4 (21.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (15.79%) Retail
9 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (15.79%) ATG
9 3 (15.79%) Unix
9 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
9 3 (15.79%) Perl

WebSphere Application Server 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 19 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 19 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (31.58%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (31.58%) WebSphere Process Server
3 4 (21.05%) Apache
4 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
5 2 (10.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
6 1 (5.26%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) SSL
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) ClearQuest
2 4 (21.05%) ClearCase
2 4 (21.05%) Introscope
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) JDBC
2 1 (5.26%) JMS
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.26%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) AIX
3 4 (21.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 3 (15.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Change Management
2 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Jython
2 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
3 4 (21.05%) Python
4 3 (15.79%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) IBM
2 3 (15.79%) ATG
3 2 (10.53%) Adobe
3 2 (10.53%) AppDynamics