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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 34 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -3
Contract jobs citing DataPower 45 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.41% 0.46% 1.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.80% 1.62% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 0 12
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£463 - £465
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 - £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £478 £475 £465
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +2.15%
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
326 247 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.93% 28.26% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 127 141
Average daily rate £425 £363 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Average hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.40 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £59.00 £23.11
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +14.28%

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 1 September 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 59 (98.33%) IBM
2 41 (68.33%) WebSphere
3 35 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (58.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 35 (58.33%) DB2
4 30 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (48.33%) Ab Initio
5 29 (48.33%) JMS
6 23 (38.33%) AIX
6 23 (38.33%) Solaris
7 22 (36.67%) HTTP
8 18 (30.00%) Finance
8 18 (30.00%) High Availability
9 16 (26.67%) Shell Script
9 16 (26.67%) Middleware
9 16 (26.67%) UNIX
10 15 (25.00%) Windows
10 15 (25.00%) Linux
10 15 (25.00%) SOAP
10 15 (25.00%) Configuration Management
10 15 (25.00%) IBM Certification
10 15 (25.00%) Clustering
11 14 (23.33%) Big Data
11 14 (23.33%) Low Latency
12 13 (21.67%) ETL
13 12 (20.00%) SSL
13 12 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
13 12 (20.00%) Management Information System
14 10 (16.67%) XML
14 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 41 (68.33%) WebSphere
2 12 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 22 (36.67%) HTTP
2 12 (20.00%) SSL
3 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.33%) SSH
4 5 (8.33%) FTP
5 4 (6.67%) LDAP
5 4 (6.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (58.33%) DB2
2 14 (23.33%) Big Data
3 8 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 18 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (53.33%) Developer
2 16 (26.67%) Ab Initio Developer
3 13 (21.67%) Team Leader
4 12 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 12 (20.00%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
5 11 (18.33%) Development Team Leader
6 5 (8.33%) Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) WebSphere Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
10 1 (1.67%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (58.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 29 (48.33%) JMS
3 16 (26.67%) Middleware
4 15 (25.00%) SOAP
5 10 (16.67%) WSDL
5 10 (16.67%) XML
6 8 (13.33%) Web Services
7 7 (11.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 4 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (25.00%) Clustering
3 12 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 7 (11.67%) Cryptography
5 6 (10.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.33%) AIX
1 23 (38.33%) Solaris
2 16 (26.67%) UNIX
3 15 (25.00%) Windows
3 15 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.00%) High Availability
3 15 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 14 (23.33%) Low Latency
5 13 (21.67%) ETL
6 8 (13.33%) Resource Management
7 7 (11.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (8.33%) Migration
10 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
11 1 (1.67%) E-Commerce
11 1 (1.67%) Project Management
11 1 (1.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) IBM Certification
2 5 (8.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 59 (98.33%) IBM
2 29 (48.33%) Ab Initio
3 5 (8.33%) CA
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
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