Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 6 months to 23 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
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 20 26
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 -2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere 11 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 5.39% 2.29% 1.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 57.89% 18.75% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Preston median daily rate £450 £455 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.10% - -
Lancashire median daily rate £375 £335 £420
% change year-on-year +11.94% -20.24% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Preston median hourly rate - - -
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -

WebSphere 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 Preston with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Preston
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 19 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 9.31% 12.21% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 9
Preston median daily rate £525 £394 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -12.50% +16.13%
10th Percentile £425 £336 £383
90th Percentile £585 £484 £515
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £394 £434
% change year-on-year +7.94% -9.17% +33.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Preston median hourly rate £23.00 £10.68 £27.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.36% -60.79% -6.60%
10th Percentile £21.50 £9.19 £25.54
90th Percentile £24.50 £18.13 £39.06
Lancashire median hourly rate £29.00 £14.00 £25.12
% change year-on-year +107.14% -44.27% -8.65%

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

Job postings citing WebSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Preston.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in Preston

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebSphere in Preston

WebSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in Preston over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebSphere in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere 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 Preston region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) Solaris
2 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
2 6 (54.55%) Identity Management
3 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 5 (45.45%) Clustering
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
3 5 (45.45%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (45.45%) High Availability
4 4 (36.36%) N-Tier
5 3 (27.27%) AIX
5 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
6 2 (18.18%) HPUX
7 1 (9.09%) Linux
7 1 (9.09%) DataPower
7 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Migration Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Solaris Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 4 (36.36%) N-Tier
3 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (9.09%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Solaris
2 3 (27.27%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) HPUX
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Identity Management
2 5 (45.45%) High Availability
2 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) IBM
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
1 6 (54.55%) Red Hat