The table below looks at the prevalence of the term DataPower in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataPower over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 535 527 577
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +50
Contract jobs citing DataPower 113 133 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.23% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.69% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 93 30
Median daily rate £425 £478 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.99% +0.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £420 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
17780 19182 18392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.28% 33.01% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11513 11998 11144
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 644 816 800
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

DataPower
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing DataPower as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataPower within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 96 £425 -10.52% 4
London +2 56 £425 -15.00% 4
Yorkshire +20 16 £488 +2.63%
Scotland +9 16 £425 -10.52% 1
East Midlands +3 9 £350 -9.67%
Sheffield - 9 £500 -
South Yorkshire - 9 £500 -
West Yorkshire +19 7 £442 -6.94%
West Dunbartonshire -1 7 £420 -
Clydebank -1 7 £420 -
Derbyshire - 7 £350 -
Glasgow +9 6 £425 -8.10% 1
South East -22 5 £425 -10.52%
West Midlands -23 5 £400 -11.11%
Chesterfield - 5 £350 -
Leeds +10 4 £442 -11.60%
Coventry - 4 £400 -
Edinburgh +6 3 £430 -13.01%
North East -23 3 £310 -46.08%
Tyne and Wear -33 3 £310 -44.88%
Newcastle upon Tyne -36 3 £310 -44.88%
City of London +14 2 £450 -5.26% 2
Halifax +7 2 £435 -3.38%
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 -
Leicestershire - 1 £400 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £425 -
Nottingham - 1 - -

DataPower
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DataPower also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for DataPower.

1 140 (69.31%) IBM
2 105 (51.98%) WebSphere
3 84 (41.58%) Unix
4 79 (39.11%) Java
5 76 (37.62%) SSL
6 63 (31.19%) Middleware
6 63 (31.19%) Linux
7 60 (29.70%) WebSphere Application Server
8 53 (26.24%) AIX
9 50 (24.75%) Shell Script
10 48 (23.76%) XML
11 47 (23.27%) Oracle
11 47 (23.27%) Web Services
11 47 (23.27%) SOA
11 47 (23.27%) WebSphere MQ
12 46 (22.77%) Finance
12 46 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
13 45 (22.28%) SOAP
14 44 (21.78%) HTTP
15 42 (20.79%) IBM Integration Bus
16 41 (20.30%) LDAP
17 39 (19.31%) SQL
18 37 (18.32%) Apache
19 36 (17.82%) XSLT
19 36 (17.82%) WebSphere Portal
19 36 (17.82%) REST
20 35 (17.33%) WebLogic
20 35 (17.33%) Firewall
21 34 (16.83%) Perl
22 31 (15.35%) XSD

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 105 (51.98%) WebSphere
2 60 (29.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 37 (18.32%) Apache
4 36 (17.82%) WebSphere Portal
5 35 (17.33%) WebLogic
6 27 (13.37%) IBM HTTP Server
7 23 (11.39%) JBoss
8 22 (10.89%) FileNet
9 21 (10.40%) WebLogic Portal
10 19 (9.41%) IIS
11 13 (6.44%) Tomcat
12 8 (3.96%) Oracle Workflow
12 8 (3.96%) WebSphere Process Server
13 7 (3.47%) MQSI
14 5 (2.48%) iPlanet
14 5 (2.48%) MQSeries
14 5 (2.48%) nginx
15 4 (1.98%) GlassFish
16 3 (1.49%) Confluence
16 3 (1.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.99%) MS Office
2 2 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.99%) MS Project
2 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.45%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (1.98%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.50%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.50%) Movex
4 1 (0.50%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.97%) OpenShift
4 3 (1.49%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (1.49%) IBM SmartCloud
4 3 (1.49%) PaaS
5 1 (0.50%) Boomi
5 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (37.62%) SSL
2 44 (21.78%) HTTP
3 41 (20.30%) LDAP
4 35 (17.33%) Firewall
5 26 (12.87%) HTTPS
6 19 (9.41%) DNS
7 16 (7.92%) FTP
8 11 (5.45%) Network Security
9 10 (4.95%) WinSCP
10 9 (4.46%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (3.96%) Internet
12 7 (3.47%) Kerberos
13 6 (2.97%) DMZ
14 5 (2.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 5 (2.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 5 (2.48%) PuTTY
15 3 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
15 3 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
15 3 (1.49%) EIGRP
15 3 (1.49%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.95%) DB2
1 10 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.46%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.98%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.49%) Big Data
5 2 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (0.99%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.99%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.99%) Neo4j
5 2 (0.99%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.99%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.50%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.50%) OLAP
6 1 (0.50%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (6.44%) XMLSpy
2 12 (5.94%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.95%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.95%) SoapUI
4 7 (3.47%) ClearCase
5 6 (2.97%) Introscope
6 5 (2.48%) Bower
6 5 (2.48%) Bundler
6 5 (2.48%) Firebug
6 5 (2.48%) Gerrit
6 5 (2.48%) Grunt
6 5 (2.48%) gulp
6 5 (2.48%) JIRA
6 5 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.49%) Maven
7 3 (1.49%) VisualVM
8 2 (0.99%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.50%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.50%) Gradle
9 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
General
1 46 (22.77%) Finance
2 23 (11.39%) Banking
3 11 (5.45%) Retail
4 1 (0.50%) Advertising
4 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (32.18%) Developer
2 23 (11.39%) Administrator
3 22 (10.89%) Architect
4 17 (8.42%) Consultant
5 12 (5.94%) Java Developer
6 11 (5.45%) Integration Architect
6 11 (5.45%) WebSphere Administrator
7 10 (4.95%) Analyst
7 10 (4.95%) Middleware Developer
7 10 (4.95%) WebSphere Specialist
8 9 (4.46%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (4.46%) WebSphere Engineer
9 8 (3.96%) Designer
9 8 (3.96%) Integration Developer
9 8 (3.96%) WebSphere Consultant
10 7 (3.47%) Applications Consultant
11 6 (2.97%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (2.97%) Data Architect
11 6 (2.97%) Technical Specialist
11 6 (2.97%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (31.19%) Middleware
2 48 (23.76%) XML
3 47 (23.27%) Web Services
3 47 (23.27%) WebSphere MQ
4 45 (22.28%) SOAP
5 42 (20.79%) IBM Integration Bus
6 36 (17.82%) REST
6 36 (17.82%) XSLT
7 31 (15.35%) XSD
8 29 (14.36%) J2EE
9 28 (13.86%) WSDL
10 21 (10.40%) JSON
10 21 (10.40%) RESTful
11 13 (6.44%) XSL
12 11 (5.45%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
13 9 (4.46%) jQuery
13 9 (4.46%) Software Packaging
14 8 (3.96%) HTML
15 7 (3.47%) .NET
15 7 (3.47%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.97%) Private Cloud
3 5 (2.48%) Algorithms
3 5 (2.48%) Data Structures
3 5 (2.48%) iSeries
4 4 (1.98%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.98%) User Experience
5 3 (1.49%) Clustering
5 3 (1.49%) Tandem
6 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.99%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.50%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.50%) FMCG
7 1 (0.50%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.50%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 84 (41.58%) Unix
2 63 (31.19%) Linux
3 53 (26.24%) AIX
4 26 (12.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (12.38%) Windows
6 18 (8.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 11 (5.45%) Oracle Linux
7 11 (5.45%) Solaris
7 11 (5.45%) SUSE
8 6 (2.97%) Windows Server
9 5 (2.48%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (23.27%) SOA
2 46 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (9.90%) ITIL
4 16 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (7.92%) Migration
5 15 (7.43%) Configuration Management
5 15 (7.43%) DevOps
6 14 (6.93%) B2B
6 14 (6.93%) OO
6 14 (6.93%) SDLC
7 13 (6.44%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (6.44%) Load Balancing
8 12 (5.94%) High Availability
8 12 (5.94%) Information Security
8 12 (5.94%) UML
9 11 (5.45%) Change Control
9 11 (5.45%) EAI
9 11 (5.45%) Identity Access Management
10 10 (4.95%) Release Management
11 9 (4.46%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 79 (39.11%) Java
2 50 (24.75%) Shell Script
3 39 (19.31%) SQL
4 34 (16.83%) Perl
5 18 (8.91%) Jython
6 15 (7.43%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.96%) JavaScript
8 7 (3.47%) XPath
9 5 (2.48%) Python
10 3 (1.49%) Groovy
11 2 (0.99%) C
11 2 (0.99%) C#
11 2 (0.99%) Scala
12 1 (0.50%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.50%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (4.46%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.47%) Degree
3 6 (2.97%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.49%) BC Cleared
4 3 (1.49%) CCNP
4 3 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.99%) CCDP
6 1 (0.50%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (7.92%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.45%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 4 (1.98%) Docker
4 2 (0.99%) XenServer
5 1 (0.50%) KVM
5 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.50%) zsh
Systems Management
1 15 (7.43%) Puppet
2 11 (5.45%) Tivoli
2 11 (5.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 9 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.47%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (2.48%) Ansible
6 3 (1.49%) HP UCMDB
6 3 (1.49%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
6 3 (1.49%) Nagios
6 3 (1.49%) OPNET
6 3 (1.49%) Opsview
7 1 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.50%) Jitterbit
7 1 (0.50%) Kibana
7 1 (0.50%) SELinux
7 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 140 (69.31%) IBM
2 47 (23.27%) Oracle
3 22 (10.89%) HP
4 21 (10.40%) webMethods
5 17 (8.42%) Red Hat
5 17 (8.42%) Software AG
6 15 (7.43%) F5
7 14 (6.93%) CA
8 9 (4.46%) Axway
8 9 (4.46%) Microsoft
8 9 (4.46%) Siebel
8 9 (4.46%) Sun
9 8 (3.96%) Informatica
10 7 (3.47%) SAP
11 6 (2.97%) AppDynamics
11 6 (2.97%) ATG
11 6 (2.97%) Splunk
12 5 (2.48%) Apigee
12 5 (2.48%) TIBCO
13 3 (1.49%) Cisco
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