The 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 84 119 118
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -1
Contract jobs citing DataPower 28 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.14% 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.67% 0.98% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 2
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£450 £500 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.99%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
DataPower
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
762 714 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.05% 29.26% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 350 274
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 33
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.68 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.96% +0.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 £9.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £22.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 July 2015. 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 +29 28 £450 - 1
DataPower
South East

DataPower
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 35 (97.22%) IBM
2 23 (63.89%) WebSphere
3 22 (61.11%) WebSphere MQ
3 22 (61.11%) DB2
4 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (52.78%) JMS
6 18 (50.00%) High Availability
6 18 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (41.67%) Big Data
7 15 (41.67%) Low Latency
7 15 (41.67%) Ab Initio
8 13 (36.11%) Configuration Management
8 13 (36.11%) HTTP
9 12 (33.33%) AIX
9 12 (33.33%) Solaris
10 11 (30.56%) SOAP
10 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
10 11 (30.56%) WSDL
10 11 (30.56%) XML
11 9 (25.00%) Linux
11 9 (25.00%) IBM Certification
11 9 (25.00%) Clustering
11 9 (25.00%) Windows
12 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
12 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
12 8 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (22.22%) UNIX
13 7 (19.44%) ETL
13 7 (19.44%) Middleware
13 7 (19.44%) Finance

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 23 (63.89%) WebSphere
2 8 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) HTTP
2 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.56%) SSL
4 1 (2.78%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (61.11%) DB2
2 15 (41.67%) Big Data
3 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Ab Initio Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Senior Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Team Leader
4 6 (16.67%) Development Team Leader
5 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (61.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 19 (52.78%) JMS
3 11 (30.56%) WSDL
3 11 (30.56%) SOAP
3 11 (30.56%) XML
4 7 (19.44%) Middleware
5 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (25.00%) Clustering
3 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) AIX
1 12 (33.33%) Solaris
2 9 (25.00%) Linux
2 9 (25.00%) Windows
3 8 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) High Availability
3 15 (41.67%) Low Latency
4 13 (36.11%) Configuration Management
5 7 (19.44%) ETL
6 5 (13.89%) Resource Management
7 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.78%) Project Management
9 1 (2.78%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) IBM Certification
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 35 (97.22%) IBM
2 15 (41.67%) Ab Initio
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