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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 541 526 515
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Contract jobs citing DataPower 51 44 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.086% 0.094%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.28% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 24
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£440 £600 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £455 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £643
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £495 £450
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +10.00%
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
16471 15885 14405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.37% 31.03% 29.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10634 9829 8499
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 629 681 815
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 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 27 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 24 December 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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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 -22 50 £440 -26.66% 4
London +2 20 £463 -22.87%
South East -26 12 £500 +11.11%
East Midlands - 7 £260 - 1
Nottingham - 7 £260 -
Nottinghamshire - 7 £260 -
Berkshire -2 5 £545 +15.95%
Surrey - 5 £500 -
Yorkshire -8 4 £325 -53.57%
West Yorkshire - 4 £325 -
Leeds - 4 £325 -
Reading +16 2 £450 -4.25%
City of London +2 2 £440 -32.30%
East of England - 2 - - 1
Scotland -8 1 - -
Edinburgh -13 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 - - 1
Essex - 1 - -
South West - 1 £335 - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Redhill - - - -

DataPower
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 73 (66.97%) IBM
2 61 (55.96%) WebSphere
3 44 (40.37%) WebSphere MQ
4 42 (38.53%) Linux
5 30 (27.52%) SOA
6 28 (25.69%) Middleware
7 25 (22.94%) Red Hat
8 23 (21.10%) UNIX
8 23 (21.10%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 22 (20.18%) AIX
10 21 (19.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (17.43%) webMethods
11 19 (17.43%) SSL
11 19 (17.43%) WebSphere Application Server
12 18 (16.51%) Java
12 18 (16.51%) Web Services
12 18 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (15.60%) Python
13 17 (15.60%) Software AG
14 16 (14.68%) Windows
14 16 (14.68%) Bash Shell
15 15 (13.76%) WebLogic
15 15 (13.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 14 (12.84%) SOAP
17 13 (11.93%) Oracle
18 12 (11.01%) XML
18 12 (11.01%) Apache
18 12 (11.01%) Retail
19 11 (10.09%) Line Management
20 10 (9.17%) IIS

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 61 (55.96%) WebSphere
2 19 (17.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (13.76%) WebLogic
4 12 (11.01%) Apache
5 10 (9.17%) IIS
6 6 (5.50%) JBoss
7 4 (3.67%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (2.75%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.75%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (2.75%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (1.83%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.83%) WebLogic Integration
9 2 (1.83%) CMS
9 2 (1.83%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.92%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 1 (0.92%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.92%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.92%) PegaRULES
10 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.92%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.43%) SSL
2 6 (5.50%) HTTP
3 5 (4.59%) DNS
3 5 (4.59%) BIG-IP
4 4 (3.67%) SAN
5 3 (2.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.75%) Firewall
6 2 (1.83%) DMZ
7 1 (0.92%) IPv6
7 1 (0.92%) VPN
7 1 (0.92%) FTP
7 1 (0.92%) SSH
7 1 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.92%) Network Security
7 1 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.92%) WAAS
7 1 (0.92%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.59%) DataStage
2 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.92%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.92%) Big Data
5 1 (0.92%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.92%) DB2
5 1 (0.92%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (4.59%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.75%) Introscope
3 2 (1.83%) Ant
4 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.92%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.92%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.92%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.92%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.92%) FxCop
4 1 (0.92%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.92%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.92%) T4 Templates
General
1 12 (11.01%) Retail
2 10 (9.17%) Finance
3 6 (5.50%) Banking
4 3 (2.75%) Legal
4 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.92%) Back Office
6 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.92%) Automotive
6 1 (0.92%) Advertising
6 1 (0.92%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (21.10%) Developer
2 21 (19.27%) Architect
3 11 (10.09%) Administrator
4 8 (7.34%) Consultant
5 7 (6.42%) Integration Architect
5 7 (6.42%) Designer
6 6 (5.50%) WebSphere Developer
6 6 (5.50%) Security Engineer
7 4 (3.67%) WebSphere Consultant
7 4 (3.67%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.67%) Linux Specialist
7 4 (3.67%) webMethods Developer
7 4 (3.67%) WebLogic Administrator
7 4 (3.67%) Middleware Engineer
8 3 (2.75%) Integration Project Manager
8 3 (2.75%) Integration Manager
8 3 (2.75%) Development Manager
8 3 (2.75%) Senior Developer
8 3 (2.75%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (40.37%) WebSphere MQ
2 28 (25.69%) Middleware
3 23 (21.10%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 18 (16.51%) Web Services
5 14 (12.84%) SOAP
6 12 (11.01%) XML
7 7 (6.42%) JSP
7 7 (6.42%) HTML
7 7 (6.42%) .NET
7 7 (6.42%) REST
8 6 (5.50%) CSS
8 6 (5.50%) JMS
8 6 (5.50%) WSDL
9 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET
9 5 (4.59%) XSLT
9 5 (4.59%) EDI
9 5 (4.59%) RESTful
10 4 (3.67%) XSD
10 4 (3.67%) J2EE
10 4 (3.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.59%) Clustering
2 5 (4.59%) PKI
3 3 (2.75%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.75%) Smart Meter
3 3 (2.75%) iPad
4 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.83%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.83%) HACMP
5 1 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.92%) AS400
5 1 (0.92%) Statistics
5 1 (0.92%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.92%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 42 (38.53%) Linux
2 23 (21.10%) UNIX
3 22 (20.18%) AIX
4 21 (19.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (14.68%) Windows
6 15 (13.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 7 (6.42%) zOS
8 3 (2.75%) Solaris
9 1 (0.92%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.52%) SOA
2 11 (10.09%) Line Management
3 9 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (6.42%) UML
4 7 (6.42%) Change Control
5 6 (5.50%) E-Commerce
5 6 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (5.50%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (4.59%) ETL
6 5 (4.59%) Data Architecture
7 4 (3.67%) Security Architecture
7 4 (3.67%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.67%) DevOps
7 4 (3.67%) People Management
7 4 (3.67%) Validation
7 4 (3.67%) Migration
7 4 (3.67%) EAI
7 4 (3.67%) TDD
8 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (2.75%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.51%) Java
2 17 (15.60%) Python
3 16 (14.68%) Bash Shell
4 8 (7.34%) Shell Script
5 6 (5.50%) SQL
6 5 (4.59%) Perl
6 5 (4.59%) C#
7 4 (3.67%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.75%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.83%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.83%) Jython
9 2 (1.83%) Korn
9 2 (1.83%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.92%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (0.92%) XPath
10 1 (0.92%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.75%) Degree
4 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) CCIE
4 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.83%) Firmware
2 2 (1.83%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.92%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.92%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.75%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 3 (2.75%) CA LISA
3 2 (1.83%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.83%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.92%) Puppet
4 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.92%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 73 (66.97%) IBM
2 25 (22.94%) Red Hat
3 19 (17.43%) webMethods
4 17 (15.60%) Software AG
5 13 (11.93%) Oracle
6 9 (8.26%) Microsoft
7 7 (6.42%) SAP
8 6 (5.50%) Ab Initio
9 5 (4.59%) VMware
9 5 (4.59%) F5
10 4 (3.67%) Adobe
11 3 (2.75%) Siebel
11 3 (2.75%) CA
11 3 (2.75%) Informatica
11 3 (2.75%) Citrix
11 3 (2.75%) Axway
12 2 (1.83%) Remedy
12 2 (1.83%) Yahoo!
12 2 (1.83%) Google
12 2 (1.83%) Green Hat
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