The first 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 31 July 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 Reading 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 62 65 86
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +21
Contract jobs citing DataPower 5 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.57% 1.19% 0.082%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.84% 5.26% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate
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- £503 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £440
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
176 209 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.98% 22.55% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 91 97
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Average hourly rate £15.88 £13.50 £14.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.59% -8.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £8.00 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.85 £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
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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 23 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) DB2
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (66.67%) High Availability
2 4 (66.67%) Clustering
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (66.67%) IBM Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) ATM
4 2 (33.33%) Ab Initio
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) Legal
5 1 (16.67%) Big Data
5 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
5 1 (16.67%) Degree

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Ab Initio Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) IBM Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Ab Initio