The table below looks at the prevalence of the term DataPower in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataPower over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 124 122 99
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Contract jobs citing DataPower 13 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.34% 0.90% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
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£488 £413 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £363 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £463 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £458 £473
% change year-on-year
+3.82% -3.17%
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 Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
971 774 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 29.59% 27.72% 27.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 397 344
Average daily rate £365 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 21
Average hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £54.40 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

DataPower
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

DataPower Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

DataPower
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

DataPower Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

DataPower
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DataPower across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

DataPower Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

DataPower
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataPower within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -5 11 £494 +3.94%
Glasgow +11 2 £463 +32.14%
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DataPower
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (52.38%) WebSphere
2 10 (47.62%) IBM
3 7 (33.33%) SOA
3 7 (33.33%) Middleware
4 6 (28.57%) UNIX
5 5 (23.81%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (23.81%) Web Services
5 5 (23.81%) CA
5 5 (23.81%) Finance
5 5 (23.81%) SSL
6 4 (19.05%) Tivoli
6 4 (19.05%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
6 4 (19.05%) XML
6 4 (19.05%) LDAP
7 3 (14.29%) HTTPS
7 3 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (14.29%) Migration
7 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Process Server
7 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (9.52%) Banking
8 2 (9.52%) Retail
8 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
8 2 (9.52%) HP
8 2 (9.52%) CICS
8 2 (9.52%) Red Hat

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (52.38%) WebSphere
2 5 (23.81%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Process Server
3 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (9.52%) CICS
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) SSL
2 4 (19.05%) LDAP
3 3 (14.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) DataStage
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
1 5 (23.81%) Designer
2 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Specialist
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Consultant
2 2 (9.52%) Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Specialist
2 2 (9.52%) Data Administrator
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Identity Management Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (4.76%) Management Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Identity Management Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Middleware
2 5 (23.81%) Web Services
3 4 (19.05%) XML
4 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (9.52%) XSLT
6 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) SOA
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
2 2 (9.52%) C
2 2 (9.52%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Tivoli
1 4 (19.05%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) IBM
2 5 (23.81%) CA
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) Veritas