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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 251 248 244
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing DataPower 21 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.20% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.65% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 2
Average daily rate £500 £450 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +19.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £413 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £513
% change year-on-year
- -12.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
DataPower
England

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
2976 3089 2764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.81% 30.95% 29.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1757 1646 1474
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 155 191
Average hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.76 £12.34 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Buckinghamshire +21 8 £400 -5.88%
Berkshire -6 6 £475 +5.55%
Hampshire +8 3 - -
Surrey -9 3 £511 +2.25%
West Sussex - 1 - -
DataPower
England

DataPower
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 27 (75.00%) IBM
2 22 (61.11%) WebSphere
3 20 (55.56%) SOAP
4 19 (52.78%) SSL
5 16 (44.44%) IBM Integration Bus
6 13 (36.11%) WebSphere MQ
6 13 (36.11%) HTTP
6 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
7 12 (33.33%) Middleware
7 12 (33.33%) Migration
8 11 (30.56%) FTP
8 11 (30.56%) XML
8 11 (30.56%) Linux
8 11 (30.56%) REST
9 10 (27.78%) XSD
9 10 (27.78%) SOA
9 10 (27.78%) LDAP
9 10 (27.78%) Firewall
10 9 (25.00%) Windows
10 9 (25.00%) JSON
10 9 (25.00%) SSH
11 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
11 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
11 8 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (22.22%) JMS
12 7 (19.44%) WSDL
12 7 (19.44%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (19.44%) Unix
13 6 (16.67%) Apache
13 6 (16.67%) Load Balancing

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 22 (61.11%) WebSphere
2 7 (19.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (16.67%) Apache
4 4 (11.11%) MQSeries
5 2 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (52.78%) SSL
2 13 (36.11%) HTTP
2 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
3 11 (30.56%) FTP
4 10 (27.78%) Firewall
4 10 (27.78%) LDAP
5 9 (25.00%) SSH
6 6 (16.67%) Network Security
7 5 (13.89%) DNS
8 4 (11.11%) HTTPS
8 4 (11.11%) SMTP
8 4 (11.11%) VPN
9 3 (8.33%) IPsec
9 3 (8.33%) WinSCP
10 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) DB2
1 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) XMLSpy
2 1 (2.78%) Introscope
General
1 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Designer
4 6 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Network Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Consultant
7 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Consultant
7 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Middleware Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Security Support Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) webMethods Developer
8 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Administrator
9 1 (2.78%) Architect
9 1 (2.78%) Network Support
9 1 (2.78%) Network Support Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Server Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) SOAP
2 16 (44.44%) IBM Integration Bus
3 13 (36.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 12 (33.33%) Middleware
5 11 (30.56%) REST
5 11 (30.56%) XML
6 10 (27.78%) XSD
7 9 (25.00%) JSON
8 8 (22.22%) JMS
9 7 (19.44%) WSDL
10 4 (11.11%) XSLT
11 3 (8.33%) Web Services
11 3 (8.33%) XSL
12 1 (2.78%) .NET
12 1 (2.78%) J2EE
12 1 (2.78%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.33%) Cryptography
3 2 (5.56%) Clustering
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.78%) FMCG
4 1 (2.78%) HACMP
4 1 (2.78%) PKI
4 1 (2.78%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Linux
2 9 (25.00%) Windows
3 8 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (19.44%) Unix
5 3 (8.33%) AIX
6 2 (5.56%) Solaris
7 1 (2.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Migration
2 10 (27.78%) SOA
3 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 4 (11.11%) Identity Management
4 4 (11.11%) SIEM
5 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.33%) EAI
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL
7 1 (2.78%) API Development
7 1 (2.78%) API Integration
7 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.78%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.78%) High Availability
7 1 (2.78%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.78%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) Java
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) Jython
2 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.78%) Korn
3 1 (2.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) CCSE
3 1 (2.78%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) CA Single Sign-On
1 3 (8.33%) Nagios
2 1 (2.78%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) IBM
2 5 (13.89%) F5
3 4 (11.11%) CA
3 4 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 4 (11.11%) Cisco
3 4 (11.11%) Citrix
3 4 (11.11%) Foundry
3 4 (11.11%) IronPort
4 2 (5.56%) webMethods
5 1 (2.78%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.78%) ATG
5 1 (2.78%) Intel
5 1 (2.78%) Software AG