The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term DataPower in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataPower over the 3 months to 23 April 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 North West 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 141 - 110
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DataPower 1 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.032% - 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% - 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 16
Average daily rate - - £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £423 £395
% change year-on-year
+12.42% +6.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
731 563 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.13% 22.90% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 257 336
Average daily rate £325 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 46 59
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.42 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.45% -12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.80 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £34.80 £25.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
DataPower
England

DataPower
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

DataPower Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DataPower
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

DataPower Daily Rate Trend in the North West

DataPower
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataPower within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 April 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.

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on Same Period
Last Year
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DataPower
England

DataPower
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (33.33%) DMZ
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) DataStage
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Security Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco