The table below looks at the statistics for the WebSphere Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WebSphere Consultant
Rank 570 544 504
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -40
Contract jobs requiring a WebSphere Consultant 12 15 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.030% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.033% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 13
Average daily rate
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£550 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
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
47113 45619 41438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.43% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28736 27090 23781
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1896 2209
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

WebSphere Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WebSphere Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WebSphere Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

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

WebSphere Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

WebSphere Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WebSphere Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

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

WebSphere Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere Consultant
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 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 -27 12 £550 +29.41%
East of England - - - -
Watford - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -

WebSphere Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited WebSphere Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 28 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 18 (64.29%) IBM
3 14 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (32.14%) SSL
4 9 (32.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (32.14%) Clustering
5 8 (28.57%) HTTP
6 7 (25.00%) DB2
7 6 (21.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (17.86%) Apache Solr
8 5 (17.86%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (14.29%) Finance
9 4 (14.29%) Linux
9 4 (14.29%) Python
9 4 (14.29%) UNIX
10 3 (10.71%) Windows
10 3 (10.71%) Web Services
10 3 (10.71%) SAP
10 3 (10.71%) Java
10 3 (10.71%) J2EE
10 3 (10.71%) MQSeries
10 3 (10.71%) zOS
10 3 (10.71%) Mainframe
10 3 (10.71%) DataPower
10 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
11 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (7.14%) High Availability
11 2 (7.14%) CA Wily
11 2 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe

WebSphere Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited WebSphere Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (32.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (17.86%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (17.86%) Apache Solr
4 3 (10.71%) MQSeries
5 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (3.57%) CMS
6 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) SSL
2 8 (28.57%) HTTP
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) HTTPS
3 2 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) DB2
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Introscope
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (21.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (10.71%) J2EE
3 3 (10.71%) Web Services
4 2 (7.14%) JDBC
4 2 (7.14%) SOAP
4 2 (7.14%) JNDI
5 1 (3.57%) Java EE
5 1 (3.57%) Middleware
5 1 (3.57%) XML
5 1 (3.57%) XSLT
5 1 (3.57%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Clustering
2 3 (10.71%) Mainframe
2 3 (10.71%) DataPower
3 2 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.57%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) UNIX
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) zOS
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) AIX
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (7.14%) High Availability
2 2 (7.14%) SOA
2 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (3.57%) Time Management
3 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL
3 1 (3.57%) EAI
3 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.57%) Project Management
3 1 (3.57%) Change Management
3 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.57%) Migration
3 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) Python
2 3 (10.71%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.14%) C
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) Jython
3 2 (7.14%) Korn
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) CA Wily
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (3.57%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.57%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) IBM
2 3 (10.71%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) Software AG
3 1 (3.57%) BMC
3 1 (3.57%) webMethods
3 1 (3.57%) Alias