The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for iPlanet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iPlanet over the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
iPlanet
UK
Rank 592 624 611
Rank change year-on-year +32 -13  
Contract jobs citing iPlanet 4 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.034% 0.019%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.051% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 7
Median daily rate £538 £513 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.87% +12.02%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £456 £485
% change year-on-year -1.36% -5.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

iPlanet 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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7873 9129 9108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.38% 17.22% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5152 5807 5408
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 225 319
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.92 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.10% +3.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

iPlanet
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for iPlanet in the UK

iPlanet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iPlanet in the UK

iPlanet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iPlanet.

Contractor hourly rate trend for iPlanet in the UK

iPlanet
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iPlanet within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +23 4 £538 +7.50%
London +22 2 £538 -6.52%
North West +24 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £450 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £450 -
Nottingham - 1 £450 -
Manchester - 1 - -

iPlanet
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing iPlanet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for iPlanet.

1 29 (96.67%) Linux
2 28 (93.33%) Firewall
3 27 (90.00%) Unix
3 27 (90.00%) J2EE
3 27 (90.00%) Oracle
3 27 (90.00%) WebLogic
3 27 (90.00%) Cisco
3 27 (90.00%) Sun
3 27 (90.00%) F5
4 22 (73.33%) Apache
4 22 (73.33%) ITIL
4 22 (73.33%) Clustering
4 22 (73.33%) Veritas
5 21 (70.00%) JBoss
6 20 (66.67%) Tomcat
6 20 (66.67%) TCP/IP
6 20 (66.67%) Red Hat
6 20 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 20 (66.67%) High Availability
6 20 (66.67%) Oracle Application Server
6 20 (66.67%) Load Balancing
7 18 (60.00%) Solaris
8 14 (46.67%) Security Cleared
9 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
10 11 (36.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (36.67%) AIX
11 10 (33.33%) VMware
11 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (30.00%) Java
13 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008

iPlanet
Top Related IT Skills 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 27 (90.00%) WebLogic
2 22 (73.33%) Apache
3 21 (70.00%) JBoss
4 20 (66.67%) Oracle Application Server
4 20 (66.67%) Tomcat
5 3 (10.00%) MQSeries
6 2 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (6.67%) IIS
6 2 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
6 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 28 (93.33%) Firewall
2 20 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 7 (23.33%) BIG-IP
4 4 (13.33%) SAN
5 3 (10.00%) LDAP
6 2 (6.67%) FTP
6 2 (6.67%) Internet
6 2 (6.67%) NAS
6 2 (6.67%) SSH
7 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) DB2
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Solaris Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Project Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Server Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Server Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Chief Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Portfolio Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Portfolio Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Project Portfolio Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Digital Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Portfolio Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (90.00%) J2EE
2 6 (20.00%) JSP
3 4 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (6.67%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (73.33%) Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) HP Storage
2 3 (10.00%) HP StoreVirtual
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) DataPower
3 2 (6.67%) Grid Computing
3 2 (6.67%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Linux
2 27 (90.00%) Unix
3 18 (60.00%) Solaris
4 11 (36.67%) AIX
4 11 (36.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (23.33%) Windows
5 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.67%) HPUX
6 2 (6.67%) SUSE
6 2 (6.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) ITIL
2 20 (66.67%) High Availability
2 20 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 7 (23.33%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (23.33%) Project Management
3 7 (23.33%) Six Sigma
4 6 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (13.33%) IT Strategy
5 4 (13.33%) QMS
5 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (6.67%) Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) JSP 440
2 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) KVM
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 7 (23.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (13.33%) NetBackup
3 3 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (6.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) Cisco
1 27 (90.00%) F5
1 27 (90.00%) Oracle
1 27 (90.00%) Sun
2 22 (73.33%) Veritas
3 20 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 10 (33.33%) VMware
5 7 (23.33%) BEA
6 4 (13.33%) 3PAR
6 4 (13.33%) EMC
6 4 (13.33%) HP
6 4 (13.33%) Symantec
7 2 (6.67%) BMC
7 2 (6.67%) Cognos
7 2 (6.67%) IBM
7 2 (6.67%) NetApp
7 2 (6.67%) Opsware
7 2 (6.67%) PlateSpin
7 2 (6.67%) Qualys