The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term DataPower in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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.

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 543 507 510
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +3
Contract jobs citing DataPower 44 37 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.078% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.30% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 34
Average daily rate £550 £525 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +23.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £375 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £518
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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14311 12220 14892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.42% 25.61% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8841 7349 8662
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 621 771
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%

DataPower
Jobs Demand Trend

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

DataPower Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DataPower
Daily Rate Trend

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

DataPower Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DataPower
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DataPower within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

DataPower Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DataPower
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DataPower within the UK.

DataPower Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DataPower
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataPower within the UK 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -82 40 £550 +4.76% 4
London -28 19 £600 +4.34% 2
South East -7 7 £378 -
Berkshire - 5 £455 -
East of England - 4 £475 - 1
City of London -15 3 £478 -16.95% 1
Essex - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 £550 -
Yorkshire - 3 £550 -
Scotland -5 2 £563 +33.92%
Halifax - 2 £563 -
Brentwood - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £563 -
West Sussex -1 1 £300 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £475 -
Ipswich - 1 £475 -
Reading - 1 £455 -
North West - 1 - -
Merseyside - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Surrey - - - -

DataPower
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 78 (79.59%) WebSphere
2 54 (55.10%) DB2
3 51 (52.04%) Finance
4 47 (47.96%) IBM
5 43 (43.88%) WebSphere Application Server
5 43 (43.88%) Banking
6 38 (38.78%) Oracle
7 35 (35.71%) Internet
8 34 (34.69%) Online Banking
9 32 (32.65%) WebSphere Process Server
10 30 (30.61%) Tivoli
10 30 (30.61%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 28 (28.57%) LogLogic
12 27 (27.55%) AIX
13 26 (26.53%) TeamSite
13 26 (26.53%) WebSphere MQ
14 25 (25.51%) C
15 24 (24.49%) UNIX
15 24 (24.49%) HP
15 24 (24.49%) BAPI
16 21 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (20.41%) Solaris
18 19 (19.39%) Ab Initio
19 18 (18.37%) Shell Script
19 18 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
20 17 (17.35%) Java
21 16 (16.33%) SOA
22 15 (15.31%) Financial Institution
23 13 (13.27%) J2EE
24 11 (11.22%) Windows

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 78 (79.59%) WebSphere
2 43 (43.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 32 (32.65%) WebSphere Process Server
4 26 (26.53%) TeamSite
5 6 (6.12%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (5.10%) Apache
6 5 (5.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (3.06%) WebLogic
7 3 (3.06%) IIS
7 3 (3.06%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.04%) GlassFish
8 2 (2.04%) SAS
9 1 (1.02%) Apache Pig
9 1 (1.02%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (1.02%) IaaS
2 1 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (35.71%) Internet
2 11 (11.22%) SSL
3 10 (10.20%) HTTP
4 8 (8.16%) Firewall
5 4 (4.08%) HTTPS
5 4 (4.08%) FTP
6 3 (3.06%) Intranet
6 3 (3.06%) LDAP
6 3 (3.06%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (3.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (3.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (2.04%) Kerberos
7 2 (2.04%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.04%) SAN
8 1 (1.02%) Wireless
8 1 (1.02%) DMZ
8 1 (1.02%) ATM
8 1 (1.02%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (55.10%) DB2
2 10 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.10%) DataStage
4 4 (4.08%) Big Data
5 3 (3.06%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.02%) MySQL
7 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.02%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (1.02%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.06%) ClearCase
General
1 51 (52.04%) Finance
2 43 (43.88%) Banking
3 15 (15.31%) Financial Institution
4 6 (6.12%) Legal
5 5 (5.10%) Advertising
6 4 (4.08%) Retail
6 4 (4.08%) Publishing
7 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (51.02%) Architect
2 37 (37.76%) Solutions Architect
3 22 (22.45%) Developer
4 16 (16.33%) Ab Initio Developer
5 6 (6.12%) Consultant
6 5 (5.10%) Lead Architect
7 4 (4.08%) WebSphere Consultant
7 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.06%) Integration Architect
8 3 (3.06%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.06%) WebSphere Specialist
9 2 (2.04%) Senior Architect
9 2 (2.04%) Technical Developer
9 2 (2.04%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.04%) WebSphere Administrator
9 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse Architect
9 2 (2.04%) Server Specialist
9 2 (2.04%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.53%) WebSphere MQ
2 24 (24.49%) BAPI
3 13 (13.27%) J2EE
4 10 (10.20%) Middleware
5 8 (8.16%) SOAP
5 8 (8.16%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 7 (7.14%) Web Services
6 7 (7.14%) XML
7 4 (4.08%) XSD
7 4 (4.08%) XSLT
8 3 (3.06%) EJB
8 3 (3.06%) REST
9 2 (2.04%) Spring
9 2 (2.04%) WSDL
9 2 (2.04%) XML Schema
9 2 (2.04%) COM+
9 2 (2.04%) SAML
9 2 (2.04%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.02%) .NET
10 1 (1.02%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (34.69%) Online Banking
2 3 (3.06%) Mainframe
2 3 (3.06%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.04%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.04%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (2.04%) HACMP
3 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.02%) Clustering
4 1 (1.02%) Biometrics
4 1 (1.02%) NHS
4 1 (1.02%) Firmware
4 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.02%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.55%) AIX
2 24 (24.49%) UNIX
3 20 (20.41%) Solaris
4 11 (11.22%) Windows
5 9 (9.18%) Linux
6 4 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.06%) Android
8 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.02%) zOS
8 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (16.33%) SOA
4 7 (7.14%) Low Latency
5 6 (6.12%) E-Commerce
6 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (3.06%) Identity Management
7 3 (3.06%) ITIL
7 3 (3.06%) UML
7 3 (3.06%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.06%) Master Data Management
7 3 (3.06%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.06%) Data Management
7 3 (3.06%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.04%) Resource Management
8 2 (2.04%) Waterfall
8 2 (2.04%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (2.04%) Predictive Modelling
8 2 (2.04%) Change Control
8 2 (2.04%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.51%) C
2 18 (18.37%) Shell Script
3 17 (17.35%) Java
4 3 (3.06%) Jython
4 3 (3.06%) SQL
5 2 (2.04%) XPath
6 1 (1.02%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.02%) PHP
6 1 (1.02%) Python
6 1 (1.02%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (1.02%) Scala
6 1 (1.02%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (2.04%) ISEB
3 1 (1.02%) MBA
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 30 (30.61%) Tivoli
1 30 (30.61%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 3 (3.06%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.04%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 47 (47.96%) IBM
2 38 (38.78%) Oracle
3 28 (28.57%) LogLogic
4 24 (24.49%) HP
5 19 (19.39%) Ab Initio
6 5 (5.10%) F5
7 4 (4.08%) SAP
8 3 (3.06%) JBoss
8 3 (3.06%) Cisco
8 3 (3.06%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.04%) Splunk
9 2 (2.04%) Cognos
9 2 (2.04%) Remedy
9 2 (2.04%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (2.04%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.04%) webMethods
10 1 (1.02%) Cerner
10 1 (1.02%) CA
10 1 (1.02%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.02%) Software AG
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