The table below looks at the prevalence of the term DataPower in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataPower over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 39 63 65
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +2
Contract jobs citing DataPower 31 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.32% 0.55% 1.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.57% 2.00% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 6
Average daily rate
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£450 - £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £453 £450 £430
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
268 250 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.72% 27.65% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 114 122
Average daily rate £425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 12
Average hourly rate £45.00 £15.38 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+192.68% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £10.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £97.00 £19.00 £23.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

DataPower
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

DataPower Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

DataPower
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

DataPower Daily Rate Trend in Reading

DataPower
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 41 (97.62%) IBM
2 26 (61.90%) WebSphere
3 25 (59.52%) WebSphere MQ
3 25 (59.52%) DB2
4 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (47.62%) Ab Initio
6 20 (47.62%) JMS
7 18 (42.86%) High Availability
8 15 (35.71%) AIX
8 15 (35.71%) Solaris
9 14 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 14 (33.33%) Big Data
9 14 (33.33%) Low Latency
10 13 (30.95%) HTTP
11 11 (26.19%) Linux
11 11 (26.19%) IBM Certification
11 11 (26.19%) Clustering
11 11 (26.19%) Windows
12 10 (23.81%) Finance
12 10 (23.81%) Shell Script
12 10 (23.81%) SOAP
12 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
12 10 (23.81%) WSDL
12 10 (23.81%) ETL
12 10 (23.81%) XML
12 10 (23.81%) UNIX
13 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
14 8 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
15 7 (16.67%) Middleware

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 26 (61.90%) WebSphere
2 8 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) HTTP
2 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.14%) SSL
4 1 (2.38%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (59.52%) DB2
2 14 (33.33%) Big Data
3 6 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Team Leader
2 10 (23.81%) Ab Initio Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Development Team Leader
3 8 (19.05%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (59.52%) WebSphere MQ
2 20 (47.62%) JMS
3 10 (23.81%) WSDL
3 10 (23.81%) SOAP
3 10 (23.81%) XML
4 7 (16.67%) Middleware
5 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (26.19%) Clustering
3 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.14%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) AIX
1 15 (35.71%) Solaris
2 11 (26.19%) Linux
2 11 (26.19%) Windows
3 10 (23.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) High Availability
3 14 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 14 (33.33%) Low Latency
4 10 (23.81%) ETL
5 5 (11.90%) Resource Management
6 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.38%) Project Management
8 1 (2.38%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) IBM Certification
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 41 (97.62%) IBM
2 20 (47.62%) Ab Initio