The table below looks at the prevalence of the term DataPower in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataPower over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 246 220 231
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +11
Contract jobs citing DataPower 12 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.094% 0.097%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.35% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 3
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£500 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £495 £450
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +10.00%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2857 2307 1971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.05% 27.03% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1585 1229 902
Average daily rate £375 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.83% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 133 187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.90 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

DataPower
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

DataPower Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DataPower
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

DataPower Daily Rate Trend in the South East

DataPower
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DataPower across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

DataPower Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

DataPower
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataPower within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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
Berkshire -2 5 £545 +15.95%
Surrey - 5 £500 -
Hampshire - - - -
DataPower
England

DataPower
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 15 (71.43%) IBM
2 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
2 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (28.57%) Line Management
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) Ab Initio
4 6 (28.57%) WebSphere
5 5 (23.81%) BIG-IP
5 5 (23.81%) ETL
5 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
5 5 (23.81%) IIS
5 5 (23.81%) F5
5 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) PKI
6 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) Change Control
6 4 (19.05%) Security Architecture
6 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
6 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 4 (19.05%) SAN
7 3 (14.29%) Legal
7 3 (14.29%) SOA
7 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (14.29%) AIX
7 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Smart Meter

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 5 (23.81%) IIS
3 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (9.52%) Apache
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) BIG-IP
2 4 (19.05%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) DMZ
3 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Security Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Linux Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Development Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) JMS
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) JAAS
2 1 (4.76%) JTA
2 1 (4.76%) JNDI
2 1 (4.76%) Java SE
2 1 (4.76%) Java EE
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) JDBC
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) PKI
3 3 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
1 10 (47.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Line Management
2 5 (23.81%) ETL
3 4 (19.05%) Security Architecture
3 4 (19.05%) Change Control
4 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 3 (14.29%) SOA
5 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.76%) Data Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) Workflow
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) IBM
2 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
3 6 (28.57%) Ab Initio
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) F5
5 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle
7 1 (4.76%) SAP
7 1 (4.76%) Software AG
7 1 (4.76%) webMethods