The 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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 471 552 533
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -19
Contract jobs citing DataPower 161 60 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.11% 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 0.33% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 30 34
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£484 £475 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% +3.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £553 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £475 £465
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18977 18018 17291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.94% 32.37% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11929 10808 10452
Average daily rate £425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 730 740 714
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.70 £18.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.13% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.73 £45.00 £42.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

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 31 August 2015.

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 30 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 31 August 2015. 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
England +64 147 £490 +3.15% 9
London +48 63 £490 -10.90% 4
South East +12 51 £475 -5.00% 2
Berkshire +37 45 £463 -7.50% 2
Reading +29 45 £463 - 2
Scotland -5 12 £475 -
West Midlands -5 12 £450 -3.22%
City of London +7 11 £499 - 1
Edinburgh -8 10 £488 +2.63%
North East - 10 £575 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £563 -
Birmingham - 8 £450 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £563 -
Swindon - 7 £522 - 1
South West - 7 £522 - 2
Wiltshire - 7 £522 - 1
Paddington - 4 £400 -
Surrey -1 3 £600 -
Hampshire -7 3 £485 -
Yorkshire -31 3 £475 -
Leatherhead - 3 £600 -
Glasgow 0 2 £463 -
West Yorkshire -31 2 £475 -
Bromley - 2 £500 -
Halifax +2 1 £450 -10.00%
Warwickshire +1 1 - -
Basingstoke -3 1 - -
East Midlands -15 1 £450 - 1
North West - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 £480 -

DataPower
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 185 (69.03%) WebSphere
2 181 (67.54%) IBM
3 105 (39.18%) WebSphere MQ
4 93 (34.70%) AIX
5 89 (33.21%) Middleware
6 79 (29.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 62 (23.13%) UNIX
8 55 (20.52%) Oracle
9 51 (19.03%) Linux
10 48 (17.91%) SOAP
11 47 (17.54%) SSL
11 47 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
12 46 (17.16%) Shell Script
12 46 (17.16%) Analytical Skills
13 44 (16.42%) Java
14 43 (16.04%) XML
15 42 (15.67%) DB2
16 39 (14.55%) Finance
17 38 (14.18%) WebSphere Application Server
18 36 (13.43%) Solaris
19 35 (13.06%) Web Services
20 34 (12.69%) JMS
20 34 (12.69%) WSDL
21 31 (11.57%) Ab Initio
22 28 (10.45%) HTTP
23 26 (9.70%) SOA
24 24 (8.96%) Apache
25 23 (8.58%) Configuration Management
25 23 (8.58%) PKI
26 22 (8.21%) Windows

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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
1 185 (69.03%) WebSphere
2 38 (14.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 24 (8.96%) Apache
4 19 (7.09%) MQSeries
5 17 (6.34%) JBoss
6 8 (2.99%) Node.js
6 8 (2.99%) Jetty
6 8 (2.99%) Tomcat
7 6 (2.24%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.87%) FileNet
9 4 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.49%) Confluence
10 3 (1.12%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (1.12%) WebSphere Process Server
11 2 (0.75%) CICS
11 2 (0.75%) IIS
11 2 (0.75%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 1 (0.37%) Liferay
12 1 (0.37%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (0.75%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 47 (17.54%) SSL
2 28 (10.45%) HTTP
3 16 (5.97%) LDAP
4 15 (5.60%) TCP/IP
5 13 (4.85%) SNMP
6 11 (4.10%) Firewall
7 10 (3.73%) IPsec
8 5 (1.87%) SSH
8 5 (1.87%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (1.87%) Network Security
8 5 (1.87%) FTP
9 4 (1.49%) ATM
10 3 (1.12%) WAN
10 3 (1.12%) HTTPS
10 3 (1.12%) SAN
10 3 (1.12%) Intranet
10 3 (1.12%) Internet
11 2 (0.75%) MPLS
11 2 (0.75%) BIG-IP
11 2 (0.75%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (15.67%) DB2
2 17 (6.34%) Big Data
3 10 (3.73%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.49%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.12%) PowerCenter
8 2 (0.75%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.37%) DataStage
9 1 (0.37%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 18 (6.72%) SoapUI
2 13 (4.85%) Jenkins
3 12 (4.48%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.99%) LoadRunner
5 7 (2.61%) Maven
6 4 (1.49%) JIRA
6 4 (1.49%) JUnit
6 4 (1.49%) JBehave
6 4 (1.49%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.75%) Ant
General
1 39 (14.55%) Finance
2 12 (4.48%) Banking
3 3 (1.12%) Retail
3 3 (1.12%) Investment Banking
3 3 (1.12%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.37%) Automotive
4 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (24.25%) Developer
2 60 (22.39%) Consultant
3 41 (15.30%) Architect
4 22 (8.21%) WebSphere Consultant
5 21 (7.84%) Integration Architect
6 17 (6.34%) Senior Developer
6 17 (6.34%) Ab Initio Developer
7 16 (5.97%) WebSphere Architect
8 15 (5.60%) Middleware Consultant
9 13 (4.85%) Designer
9 13 (4.85%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
9 13 (4.85%) Team Leader
10 12 (4.48%) Java Developer
10 12 (4.48%) WebSphere Developer
11 11 (4.10%) Development Team Leader
11 11 (4.10%) Administrator
12 7 (2.61%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
13 6 (2.24%) Security Engineer
13 6 (2.24%) WebSphere Specialist
14 4 (1.49%) AIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (39.18%) WebSphere MQ
2 89 (33.21%) Middleware
3 79 (29.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 48 (17.91%) SOAP
5 43 (16.04%) XML
6 35 (13.06%) Web Services
7 34 (12.69%) JMS
7 34 (12.69%) WSDL
8 22 (8.21%) XSLT
9 21 (7.84%) XSD
10 18 (6.72%) REST
11 10 (3.73%) Django
11 10 (3.73%) Apache CXF
11 10 (3.73%) Struts
12 8 (2.99%) Sass
12 8 (2.99%) JSON
13 7 (2.61%) J2EE
14 5 (1.87%) Software Packaging
14 5 (1.87%) Spring
15 3 (1.12%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 46 (17.16%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.58%) PKI
3 16 (5.97%) Clustering
4 13 (4.85%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.99%) Cryptography
6 6 (2.24%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.24%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.49%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.12%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.75%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.75%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.37%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 93 (34.70%) AIX
2 62 (23.13%) UNIX
3 51 (19.03%) Linux
4 36 (13.43%) Solaris
5 22 (8.21%) Windows
6 14 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.12%) VMS
8 3 (1.12%) HPUX
9 2 (0.75%) MVS
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (9.70%) SOA
3 23 (8.58%) Configuration Management
4 21 (7.84%) High Availability
5 17 (6.34%) Low Latency
6 13 (4.85%) Change Control
6 13 (4.85%) ETL
6 13 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (4.85%) Scrum
7 12 (4.48%) Migration
8 10 (3.73%) Unit Testing
9 9 (3.36%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (3.36%) Resource Management
10 8 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (2.61%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (2.61%) Microservices
11 7 (2.61%) EAI
12 6 (2.24%) Workflow
12 6 (2.24%) Security Architecture
12 6 (2.24%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (17.16%) Shell Script
2 44 (16.42%) Java
3 19 (7.09%) Perl
4 13 (4.85%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.36%) SQL
6 8 (2.99%) Groovy
7 6 (2.24%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.87%) Python
9 3 (1.12%) C
9 3 (1.12%) C++
9 3 (1.12%) DCL
10 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (6.72%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.97%) IBM Certification
3 14 (5.22%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.24%) Degree
5 3 (1.12%) CCNA
5 3 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.24%) QA
2 3 (1.12%) SLA
3 2 (0.75%) BS7799
3 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (2.61%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.12%) Firmware
2 3 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 19 (7.09%) Tivoli
2 14 (5.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 4 (1.49%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.49%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (1.12%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 181 (67.54%) IBM
2 55 (20.52%) Oracle
3 31 (11.57%) Ab Initio
4 12 (4.48%) Red Hat
5 10 (3.73%) CA
5 10 (3.73%) F5
6 8 (2.99%) Informatica
6 8 (2.99%) Microsoft
7 7 (2.61%) SAP
7 7 (2.61%) webMethods
8 6 (2.24%) Software AG
9 5 (1.87%) Siebel
9 5 (1.87%) Sun
9 5 (1.87%) HP
9 5 (1.87%) Axway
10 4 (1.49%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.49%) Cadence
11 3 (1.12%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.12%) VMware
11 3 (1.12%) Green Hat
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