The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 3 months to 30 March 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 121 107
Rank change year-on-year +23 -14  
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 15 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.79% 0.22% 0.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.21% 1.28% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 4
Median daily rate £450 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +8.75% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.50

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

Contract Application Platform Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 356 392 334
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 18.81% 17.61% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 276 184
Median daily rate £416 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 13
Median hourly rate £26.50 £31.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.87% +40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £14.05 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year - +3.91%  

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in Hampshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Hampshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebSphere Application Server in Hampshire

WebSphere Application Server
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 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
Winchester - 3 £435 -
WebSphere Application Server
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 35 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 32 (91.43%) IBM
3 27 (77.14%) Linux
4 26 (74.29%) Red Hat
4 26 (74.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (68.57%) SC Cleared
5 24 (68.57%) Security Cleared
6 19 (54.29%) Open Source
6 19 (54.29%) Bash Shell
6 19 (54.29%) IBM Integration Bus
6 19 (54.29%) WebSphere MQ
6 19 (54.29%) JBoss
6 19 (54.29%) Tomcat
6 19 (54.29%) Apache TomEE
6 19 (54.29%) Apache Geronimo
7 18 (51.43%) Shell Script
8 15 (42.86%) Analytics
9 8 (22.86%) Puppet
10 7 (20.00%) Neo4j
10 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (20.00%) Billing
10 7 (20.00%) NetCracker
10 7 (20.00%) Network Design
10 7 (20.00%) ZABBIX
10 7 (20.00%) Hadoop
10 7 (20.00%) SMTP
10 7 (20.00%) SQL
10 7 (20.00%) DB2
10 7 (20.00%) VMware
10 7 (20.00%) IBM BigInsights

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 35 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 19 (54.29%) Apache Geronimo
2 19 (54.29%) Apache TomEE
2 19 (54.29%) JBoss
2 19 (54.29%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Maximo
2 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) IBM Cloud
1 5 (14.29%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) SMTP
2 5 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) DB2
1 7 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 7 (20.00%) IBM BigInsights
1 7 (20.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
General
1 7 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) WebSphere Specialist
2 7 (20.00%) Architect
2 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (17.14%) Applications Specialist
3 6 (17.14%) Billing Support
3 6 (17.14%) Server Specialist
3 6 (17.14%) Support Specialist
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 5 (14.29%) Technical Support Specialist
5 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Server Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Middleware Architect
7 1 (2.86%) Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Support Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) VMware Architect
7 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) IBM Integration Bus
1 19 (54.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (5.71%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Linux
2 26 (74.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Open Source
2 15 (42.86%) Analytics
3 7 (20.00%) Network Design
4 5 (14.29%) Change Management
4 5 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (5.71%) Biometrics
6 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.86%) Case Management
6 1 (2.86%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.86%) Records Management
6 1 (2.86%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (2.86%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) Bash Shell
2 18 (51.43%) Shell Script
3 7 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (68.57%) SC Cleared
1 24 (68.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) Puppet
2 7 (20.00%) ZABBIX
3 6 (17.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (91.43%) IBM
2 26 (74.29%) Red Hat
3 7 (20.00%) NetCracker
3 7 (20.00%) VMware
4 6 (17.14%) Comptel
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) SAP