The first 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 18 April 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 Scotland 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 124 119 98
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -21
Contract jobs citing DataPower 2 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.075% 0.043% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.19% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £563 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £398 £390
% change year-on-year
+28.93% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
522 526 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.70% 22.45% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 257 208
Average daily rate £375 £375 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 36
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.13 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% -45.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.42 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.00 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
DataPower
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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
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 18 April 2014. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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DataPower
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DataPower
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSD
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (20.00%) TeamSite
3 1 (20.00%) DataStage
3 1 (20.00%) Intranet
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (20.00%) TeamSite
2 1 (20.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) Intranet
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (20.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) DataStage
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSD
1 1 (20.00%) XSLT
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (20.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco