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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataPower over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 144 127 123
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Contract jobs citing DataPower 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.033% 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1018 840 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.74% 27.78% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 434 291
Average daily rate £400 £359 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.57% +19.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £593 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 69 48
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.13 £17.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.49% +17.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.82 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.42 £45.00 £25.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 4 £363 -
DataPower
England

DataPower
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSD
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
1 4 (100.00%) WSDL
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) SNMP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSD
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
1 4 (100.00%) WSDL
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared