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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 66 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing DataPower 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.88% 0.094% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.67% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £455 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £513 £420
% change year-on-year
-13.17% +22.02%
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
245 293 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.83% 27.43% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 139 72
Average daily rate £400 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £181 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 20
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.10 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.50 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -12.47%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 9 (100.00%) IBM
1 9 (100.00%) High Availability
2 8 (88.89%) Big Data
2 8 (88.89%) Low Latency
2 8 (88.89%) SOAP
2 8 (88.89%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) JMS
2 8 (88.89%) HTTP
2 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
2 8 (88.89%) WSDL
3 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
3 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
4 4 (44.44%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) DB2
4 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (33.33%) Middleware
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (11.11%) IBM Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (11.11%) Clustering
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) AIX
6 1 (11.11%) Solaris
6 1 (11.11%) Linux

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
2 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) HTTP
1 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Big Data
2 4 (44.44%) DB2
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) SOAP
1 8 (88.89%) XML
1 8 (88.89%) JMS
1 8 (88.89%) WSDL
2 4 (44.44%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (33.33%) Middleware
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) AIX
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) High Availability
2 8 (88.89%) Low Latency
3 5 (55.56%) Configuration Management
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Certification
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) IBM
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