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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 469 532 501
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -31
Contract jobs citing DataPower 140 59 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 0.35% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 32 26
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£450 £470 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% -14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
17249 16891 16442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.43% 31.92% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10764 10362 9696
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 640 726
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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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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
England +71 135 £450 -5.26% 12
London +47 61 £450 -9.09% 2
South East +17 36 £450 -10.00% 3
Reading +27 26 £450 - 2
Berkshire +23 26 £450 -10.00% 2
West Midlands +3 15 £450 +2.85% 1
East Midlands -10 9 - - 1
Derbyshire - 9 - -
Surrey - 8 £500 -
Leatherhead - 8 £500 -
Birmingham - 8 £450 - 1
South West - 6 £498 - 5
Wiltshire - 5 £498 - 5
Chesterfield - 5 - -
Swindon - 5 £498 - 5
Scotland -1 4 - - 2
City of London -2 4 £562 +18.21% 1
Tyne and Wear - 4 £265 -
North East - 4 £265 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £265 -
Glasgow -1 3 - - 2
Lancashire - 3 £356 -
Preston - 3 £356 -
North West - 3 £356 -
Warwickshire -7 2 - -
Warwick - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £550 -
Paddington - 2 £400 -
West Yorkshire -22 1 - -
Yorkshire -24 1 - -

DataPower
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 158 (67.81%) IBM
2 157 (67.38%) WebSphere
3 81 (34.76%) WebSphere MQ
4 79 (33.91%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 74 (31.76%) AIX
6 63 (27.04%) Middleware
7 56 (24.03%) Oracle
8 39 (16.74%) Linux
9 38 (16.31%) SOAP
9 38 (16.31%) UNIX
10 36 (15.45%) XML
11 34 (14.59%) Java
12 32 (13.73%) Shell Script
13 31 (13.30%) Analytical Skills
14 30 (12.88%) WSDL
14 30 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (11.59%) SOA
15 27 (11.59%) DB2
16 24 (10.30%) Finance
17 23 (9.87%) Configuration Management
17 23 (9.87%) WebSphere Application Server
18 22 (9.44%) High Availability
19 21 (9.01%) SSL
20 20 (8.58%) JMS
20 20 (8.58%) Tivoli
21 19 (8.15%) MQSeries
22 18 (7.73%) XSD
22 18 (7.73%) Technical Architecture
22 18 (7.73%) REST
23 17 (7.30%) Security Cleared

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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
1 157 (67.38%) WebSphere
2 23 (9.87%) WebSphere Application Server
3 19 (8.15%) MQSeries
4 11 (4.72%) Apache
5 8 (3.43%) WebLogic
6 7 (3.00%) JBoss
7 5 (2.15%) FileNet
8 4 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.29%) WebSphere Process Server
9 3 (1.29%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (0.86%) Confluence
10 2 (0.86%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.86%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.43%) CICS
11 1 (0.43%) Liferay
11 1 (0.43%) Moodle
11 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.43%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.01%) SSL
2 15 (6.44%) HTTP
3 12 (5.15%) TCP/IP
3 12 (5.15%) LDAP
4 10 (4.29%) IPsec
5 9 (3.86%) Firewall
6 5 (2.15%) Network Security
6 5 (2.15%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (2.15%) SNMP
7 3 (1.29%) WAN
7 3 (1.29%) SAN
7 3 (1.29%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.86%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.86%) LAN
9 1 (0.43%) ATM
9 1 (0.43%) DNS
9 1 (0.43%) VLAN
9 1 (0.43%) DMZ
9 1 (0.43%) MPLS
9 1 (0.43%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.59%) DB2
2 16 (6.87%) Big Data
3 5 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.72%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.29%) SAP BI
6 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.86%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.86%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.86%) DataStage
6 2 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.86%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.43%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 16 (6.87%) SoapUI
2 8 (3.43%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.86%) Maven
3 2 (0.86%) JIRA
3 2 (0.86%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.86%) JBehave
3 2 (0.86%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.86%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.86%) JUnit
4 1 (0.43%) Ant
General
1 24 (10.30%) Finance
2 11 (4.72%) Banking
3 5 (2.15%) Retail
4 4 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.43%) Automotive
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (23.61%) Architect
2 52 (22.32%) Consultant
3 39 (16.74%) Developer
4 29 (12.45%) Integration Architect
5 20 (8.58%) WebSphere Consultant
6 19 (8.15%) WebSphere Architect
7 14 (6.01%) Middleware Consultant
8 10 (4.29%) WebSphere Developer
9 9 (3.86%) Analyst
10 8 (3.43%) Ab Initio Developer
10 8 (3.43%) Messaging Analyst
10 8 (3.43%) Designer
11 7 (3.00%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
11 7 (3.00%) Team Leader
11 7 (3.00%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.58%) Development Team Leader
12 6 (2.58%) Security Engineer
13 5 (2.15%) WebSphere Specialist
13 5 (2.15%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
14 4 (1.72%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (34.76%) WebSphere MQ
2 79 (33.91%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 63 (27.04%) Middleware
4 38 (16.31%) SOAP
5 36 (15.45%) XML
6 30 (12.88%) WSDL
7 20 (8.58%) JMS
8 18 (7.73%) XSD
8 18 (7.73%) REST
9 12 (5.15%) Web Services
10 7 (3.00%) XSLT
10 7 (3.00%) Software Packaging
11 3 (1.29%) J2EE
11 3 (1.29%) XACML
12 2 (0.86%) OSGi
12 2 (0.86%) Spring
12 2 (0.86%) .NET
12 2 (0.86%) Apache Camel
13 1 (0.43%) XSL
13 1 (0.43%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.30%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.01%) PKI
3 10 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.29%) Clustering
4 8 (3.43%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.72%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.86%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (0.86%) Cryptography
6 2 (0.86%) Replication
7 1 (0.43%) e-Health
7 1 (0.43%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.43%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 74 (31.76%) AIX
2 39 (16.74%) Linux
3 38 (16.31%) UNIX
4 15 (6.44%) Windows
4 15 (6.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (6.01%) Solaris
6 7 (3.00%) HPUX
7 5 (2.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.86%) zOS
9 1 (0.43%) MVS
9 1 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (11.59%) SOA
3 23 (9.87%) Configuration Management
4 22 (9.44%) High Availability
5 18 (7.73%) Technical Architecture
6 16 (6.87%) EAI
6 16 (6.87%) Low Latency
7 13 (5.58%) Change Control
8 12 (5.15%) Integration Testing
9 11 (4.72%) Scrum
9 11 (4.72%) Use Case
10 9 (3.86%) ETL
11 8 (3.43%) Problem Management
12 6 (2.58%) Security Architecture
12 6 (2.58%) DevOps
12 6 (2.58%) UML
12 6 (2.58%) ERP
12 6 (2.58%) Workflow
12 6 (2.58%) Resource Management
12 6 (2.58%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (14.59%) Java
2 32 (13.73%) Shell Script
3 16 (6.87%) JavaScript
4 13 (5.58%) Bash Shell
5 11 (4.72%) Perl
6 6 (2.58%) SQL
7 5 (2.15%) Python
8 3 (1.29%) C
9 2 (0.86%) ABAP
10 1 (0.43%) C++
10 1 (0.43%) DCL
Qualifications
1 17 (7.30%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.01%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.29%) IBM Certification
4 4 (1.72%) Degree
5 2 (0.86%) CCNA
5 2 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.43%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.43%) SLA
2 4 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.43%) Firmware
4 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 20 (8.58%) Tivoli
2 13 (5.58%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 11 (4.72%) CA LISA
4 4 (1.72%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 158 (67.81%) IBM
2 56 (24.03%) Oracle
3 16 (6.87%) Ab Initio
4 14 (6.01%) webMethods
5 12 (5.15%) Microsoft
6 11 (4.72%) Red Hat
6 11 (4.72%) TIBCO
6 11 (4.72%) Green Hat
6 11 (4.72%) Solace
7 10 (4.29%) Informatica
7 10 (4.29%) SAP
8 8 (3.43%) F5
9 7 (3.00%) Axway
9 7 (3.00%) Siebel
9 7 (3.00%) Business Objects
10 5 (2.15%) CA
10 5 (2.15%) Software AG
10 5 (2.15%) Sun
11 4 (1.72%) VMware
12 3 (1.29%) Imperva
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