The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere
Rank 37 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.90% 0.50% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.53% 3.77% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£305 £238 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.42% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +13.63%
WebSphere
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Application Platforms Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
85 53 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 25.37% 13.15% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 33 66
Average daily rate £330 £375 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £348 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

WebSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

WebSphere Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

WebSphere
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere across the West Sussex region.

WebSphere Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

WebSphere
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere across the West Sussex region.

WebSphere Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

WebSphere
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 2 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Crawley - 1 - -
WebSphere
South East

WebSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing WebSphere also 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 that cited WebSphere.

1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall

WebSphere
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing WebSphere also 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 that cited WebSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Introscope
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) DataPower
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) CA
1 1 (25.00%) NetApp
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) ProCurve
1 1 (25.00%) F5
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle