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 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 234 218 248
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +30
Contract jobs citing DataPower 9 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.099% 0.21% 0.010%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 1.04% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 1
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£500 £470 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £465 £403
% change year-on-year
+2.15% +15.31%
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
2048 1727 1993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 22.42% 19.75% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1080 915 870
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 111 172
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.70 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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
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 August 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
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -2 6 £500 +6.38% 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
DataPower
England

DataPower
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (83.33%) AIX
2 10 (83.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (75.00%) IBM
4 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 8 (66.67%) Solaris
4 8 (66.67%) Linux
5 7 (58.33%) Clustering
6 5 (41.67%) DB2
6 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 4 (33.33%) High Availability
7 4 (33.33%) Finance
7 4 (33.33%) IBM Certification
8 3 (25.00%) ATM
9 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (16.67%) SOA
9 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (8.33%) SUSE
10 1 (8.33%) Ab Initio
10 1 (8.33%) Software AG
10 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
10 1 (8.33%) DMZ
10 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (8.33%) Middleware
10 1 (8.33%) webMethods
10 1 (8.33%) SAP
10 1 (8.33%) Web Services
10 1 (8.33%) UNIX

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) ATM
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Designer
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Clustering
2 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) AIX
2 8 (66.67%) Solaris
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) SUSE
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) IBM Certification
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Software AG
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) webMethods
2 1 (8.33%) Ab Initio
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP