The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataPower over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 155 146 135
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing DataPower 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.11% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.40% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £525 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
DataPower
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1195 999 991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.85% 26.86% 31.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 582 508
Median daily rate £400 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £518 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 59 68
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +2.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £46.32 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -11.90%

DataPower
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing DataPower as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DataPower across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

DataPower Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataPower within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Lancashire -4 2 £410 +13.10%
Merseyside - 2 £563 -
Manchester - 1 - -
DataPower
England

DataPower
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DataPower also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for DataPower.

1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) BPEL
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) XSD
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) API Design
3 2 (33.33%) OpenShift
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) XenServer
3 2 (33.33%) PaaS
3 2 (33.33%) Puppet
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Cast Iron

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) OpenShift
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) AIX Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Integration Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) Unix Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) AIX
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) API Design
1 2 (33.33%) BPEL
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) IBM