The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term DataPower in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataPower over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Berkshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 111 109 136
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +27
Contract jobs citing DataPower 8 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.33% 0.45% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.55% 2.03% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
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£500 £503 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.49% -1.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £440
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
515 541 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.09% 22.23% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 223 239
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 28 30
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.86 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.13% -38.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £9.25 £14.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
DataPower
South East

DataPower
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DataPower across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

DataPower Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

DataPower
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

DataPower Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

DataPower
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataPower within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 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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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
Reading -2 5 - -
DataPower
South East

DataPower
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing DataPower 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 DataPower.

1 12 (100.00%) AIX
1 12 (100.00%) Solaris
1 12 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) IBM
2 9 (75.00%) DB2
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Clustering
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) Ab Initio
5 5 (41.67%) UNIX
5 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
6 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (33.33%) IBM Certification
6 4 (33.33%) High Availability
7 3 (25.00%) ATM
8 1 (8.33%) Legal
8 1 (8.33%) Degree
8 1 (8.33%) Big Data
8 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
8 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing DataPower 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 DataPower. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Ab Initio Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Designer
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Clustering
2 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) AIX
1 12 (100.00%) Solaris
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) IBM Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) IBM
2 5 (41.67%) Ab Initio