The table below looks at the prevalence of the term DataPower in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataPower over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 528 531 502
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -29
Contract jobs citing DataPower 74 60 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.40% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 31 53
Average daily rate £450 £408 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £260 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £575 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £343 £510
% change year-on-year
+27.73% -32.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
DataPower
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15335 14854 14642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.50% 31.66% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10014 9353 9003
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 626 637 613
Average hourly rate £22.12 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.86% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £11.50 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.53 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

DataPower
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

DataPower Jobs Demand Trend in England

DataPower
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

DataPower Daily Rate Trend in England

DataPower
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DataPower across the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

DataPower Daily Rate Histogram in England

DataPower
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DataPower across the England region.

DataPower Hourly Rate Trend in England

DataPower
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataPower within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
West Midlands -3 21 £450 -10.89% 2
London +14 20 £388 -13.98% 3
South East +16 16 £450 +9.75% 3
South West +9 7 £540 +34.12%
Yorkshire -17 3 £560 +72.30% 1
East of England +2 2 - -
East Midlands -18 2 - -
North East -24 2 £400 -11.11%
North West - 1 - -
DataPower
UK

DataPower
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 110 (72.37%) IBM
2 83 (54.61%) WebSphere
3 67 (44.08%) Middleware
4 59 (38.82%) Unix
5 55 (36.18%) SOAP
6 49 (32.24%) Web Services
7 47 (30.92%) Analytical Skills
8 40 (26.32%) Windows
9 39 (25.66%) REST
10 36 (23.68%) WebSphere MQ
10 36 (23.68%) IBM Integration Bus
11 33 (21.71%) AIX
12 31 (20.39%) HTTP
13 29 (19.08%) SSL
14 28 (18.42%) Microsoft
14 28 (18.42%) RESTful
15 25 (16.45%) Shell Script
16 24 (15.79%) SQL
16 24 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
17 22 (14.47%) Linux
17 22 (14.47%) Finance
17 22 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
18 21 (13.82%) XML
18 21 (13.82%) WebSphere Application Server
18 21 (13.82%) TCP/IP
19 17 (11.18%) SOA
19 17 (11.18%) Firewall
19 17 (11.18%) Security Cleared
20 16 (10.53%) SC Cleared
20 16 (10.53%) LDAP

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 83 (54.61%) WebSphere
2 21 (13.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (9.87%) Apache
4 10 (6.58%) IIS
5 7 (4.61%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (3.95%) WebSphere Portal
7 4 (2.63%) iPlanet
7 4 (2.63%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.32%) FileNet
8 2 (1.32%) JBoss
8 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.32%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (0.66%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.66%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (20.39%) HTTP
2 29 (19.08%) SSL
3 21 (13.82%) TCP/IP
4 17 (11.18%) Firewall
5 16 (10.53%) LDAP
6 14 (9.21%) FTP
7 13 (8.55%) SSH
8 8 (5.26%) DNS
9 6 (3.95%) Network Security
9 6 (3.95%) SMTP
9 6 (3.95%) VPN
10 4 (2.63%) HTTPS
11 3 (1.97%) ATM
11 3 (1.97%) IPsec
11 3 (1.97%) Kerberos
12 2 (1.32%) Internet
13 1 (0.66%) Intranet
13 1 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
13 1 (0.66%) NetScaler
13 1 (0.66%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.87%) DB2
2 9 (5.92%) Big Data
3 8 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.26%) LoadRunner
3 3 (1.97%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.32%) VisualVM
General
1 22 (14.47%) Finance
2 4 (2.63%) Banking
3 3 (1.97%) Retail
4 1 (0.66%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 39 (25.66%) Consultant
2 38 (25.00%) Developer
3 24 (15.79%) Middleware Consultant
4 11 (7.24%) Security Engineer
4 11 (7.24%) WebSphere Consultant
5 10 (6.58%) Designer
6 9 (5.92%) Ab Initio Developer
6 9 (5.92%) Architect
6 9 (5.92%) WebSphere Developer
7 8 (5.26%) WebSphere Specialist
8 7 (4.61%) Administrator
9 6 (3.95%) Integration Architect
9 6 (3.95%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (3.95%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.95%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
10 5 (3.29%) Network Engineer
11 4 (2.63%) Integration Manager
11 4 (2.63%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.63%) Technical Manager
11 4 (2.63%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (44.08%) Middleware
2 55 (36.18%) SOAP
3 49 (32.24%) Web Services
4 39 (25.66%) REST
5 36 (23.68%) IBM Integration Bus
5 36 (23.68%) WebSphere MQ
6 28 (18.42%) RESTful
7 21 (13.82%) XML
8 16 (10.53%) JMS
9 11 (7.24%) WSDL
10 7 (4.61%) XSD
10 7 (4.61%) XSLT
11 5 (3.29%) J2EE
12 3 (1.97%) SAML
13 2 (1.32%) BAPI
13 2 (1.32%) COM+
13 2 (1.32%) JSON
13 2 (1.32%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
14 1 (0.66%) .NET
14 1 (0.66%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 47 (30.92%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.24%) PKI
3 8 (5.26%) Cryptography
4 7 (4.61%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.61%) Clustering
5 6 (3.95%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.97%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.32%) Smart Energy
7 2 (1.32%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.66%) FMCG
8 1 (0.66%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 59 (38.82%) Unix
2 40 (26.32%) Windows
3 33 (21.71%) AIX
4 22 (14.47%) Linux
5 13 (8.55%) Solaris
6 12 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.63%) zOS
8 3 (1.97%) SUSE
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (11.18%) SOA
3 15 (9.87%) Migration
4 10 (6.58%) High Availability
5 9 (5.92%) Configuration Management
5 9 (5.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (5.92%) Low Latency
6 8 (5.26%) Resource Management
7 7 (4.61%) Load Balancing
8 6 (3.95%) SIEM
9 5 (3.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (2.63%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (2.63%) Identity Management
10 4 (2.63%) Software Engineering
11 3 (1.97%) Change Management
11 3 (1.97%) ETL
11 3 (1.97%) ITIL
11 3 (1.97%) Unit Testing
11 3 (1.97%) Validation
12 2 (1.32%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.45%) Shell Script
2 24 (15.79%) SQL
3 8 (5.26%) Java
4 3 (1.97%) Jython
4 3 (1.97%) Perl
5 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.66%) Korn
6 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.66%) VBScript
6 1 (0.66%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (11.18%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.61%) Degree
4 6 (3.95%) CCSE
4 6 (3.95%) IBM Certification
5 4 (2.63%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.97%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.97%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.66%) CISM
7 1 (0.66%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.66%) BS7799
2 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (7.24%) Tivoli
2 8 (5.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 5 (3.29%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.32%) Nagios
4 2 (1.32%) Opsview
4 2 (1.32%) SCCM
4 2 (1.32%) SCOM
4 2 (1.32%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.66%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 110 (72.37%) IBM
2 28 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 12 (7.89%) Ab Initio
4 8 (5.26%) CA
5 6 (3.95%) CheckPoint
5 6 (3.95%) Cisco
5 6 (3.95%) Citrix
5 6 (3.95%) Foundry
5 6 (3.95%) IronPort
6 5 (3.29%) F5
6 5 (3.29%) Oracle
7 2 (1.32%) SAP
7 2 (1.32%) Software AG
7 2 (1.32%) Splunk
7 2 (1.32%) webMethods
8 1 (0.66%) HP
8 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
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