Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 82 99
Rank change year-on-year -11 +17 0
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 2 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.15% 1.03% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.98% 7.61% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 10
Cheshire median daily rate £280 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.33% -11.76% +30.77%
North West median daily rate £418 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +4.38% -5.88% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere Application Server is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 204 197 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 15.19% 13.48% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 139 139
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £376 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.56% -6.00% +18.52%
10th Percentile £234 £270 £263
90th Percentile £553 £580 £490
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £413
% change year-on-year +3.23% -6.06% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 22
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £14.18 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +111.57% -23.35% +2.78%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.08
90th Percentile £38.75 £17.77 £34.43
North West median hourly rate £21.00 £14.93 £17.17
% change year-on-year +40.66% -13.05% +2.51%

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing WebSphere Application Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in Cheshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Cheshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Cheshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -16 2 £280 -34.12%
WebSphere Application Server
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Sterling
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
1 2 (100.00%) CyberArk
1 2 (100.00%) Privileged Access Management
1 2 (100.00%) PowerBroker

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Privileged Access Management
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) PowerBroker
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CyberArk
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Sterling
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat