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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 538 528 565
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +37
Contract jobs citing DataPower 58 54 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.10% 0.053%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.33% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 11
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£470 £465 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% +16.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £413 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £483 £470
% change year-on-year
-3.62% +2.65%
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
17295 16389 17515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.52% 31.07% 29.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10526 10094 10144
Average daily rate £401 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.90% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 719 666 878
Average hourly rate £18.53 £18.02 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -27.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

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 17 September 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 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 17 September 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 -18 48 £470 -0.52% 4
London +7 16 £475 +3.26% 2
Scotland -13 9 £413 -4.34% 2
East Midlands +9 8 £575 +12.19%
South East -11 7 £380 -22.44%
Glasgow - 4 £350 -
Surrey - 3 £380 -
West Sussex +3 2 £380 -
City of London +16 1 - -
Reading -1 1 - -
Berkshire -4 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 2
North West - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
Brentwood - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Chesterfield - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Ipswich - - - - 2

DataPower
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 77 (69.37%) IBM
2 69 (62.16%) WebSphere
3 58 (52.25%) WebSphere MQ
4 37 (33.33%) SOA
4 37 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 34 (30.63%) Linux
6 29 (26.13%) UNIX
6 29 (26.13%) Windows
7 25 (22.52%) AIX
8 24 (21.62%) Middleware
9 22 (19.82%) Finance
10 18 (16.22%) webMethods
10 18 (16.22%) Java
11 17 (15.32%) SOAP
11 17 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (14.41%) XML
13 15 (13.51%) SSL
13 15 (13.51%) Software AG
14 14 (12.61%) SAP
14 14 (12.61%) Oracle
14 14 (12.61%) WebSphere Application Server
14 14 (12.61%) Python
15 13 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (11.71%) Bash Shell
16 12 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (10.81%) Solaris
17 11 (9.91%) WebLogic
17 11 (9.91%) UML
17 11 (9.91%) Red Hat
17 11 (9.91%) Microsoft

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 69 (62.16%) WebSphere
2 14 (12.61%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (9.91%) WebLogic
4 10 (9.01%) IIS
5 7 (6.31%) Tomcat
6 6 (5.41%) Apache
6 6 (5.41%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (3.60%) GlassFish
8 3 (2.70%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (1.80%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.80%) WebLogic Integration
9 2 (1.80%) CMS
9 2 (1.80%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.90%) PegaRULES
10 1 (0.90%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.90%) Tuxedo
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.90%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (1.80%) PaaS
3 1 (0.90%) SaaS
3 1 (0.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.51%) SSL
2 9 (8.11%) Firewall
2 9 (8.11%) HTTP
3 6 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.41%) DMZ
4 5 (4.50%) FTP
5 4 (3.60%) DNS
5 4 (3.60%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.70%) ATM
7 2 (1.80%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.80%) LDAP
7 2 (1.80%) Internet
8 1 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.90%) Network Security
8 1 (0.90%) SSH
8 1 (0.90%) Wireless
8 1 (0.90%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.90%) IPv6
8 1 (0.90%) VPN
8 1 (0.90%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.11%) DB2
2 7 (6.31%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (1.80%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.90%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.90%) Big Data
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (4.50%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.80%) VisualVM
3 1 (0.90%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.90%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.90%) Ant
3 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.90%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.90%) T4 Templates
3 1 (0.90%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.90%) FxCop
General
1 22 (19.82%) Finance
2 8 (7.21%) Banking
3 3 (2.70%) Retail
3 3 (2.70%) Advertising
4 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.80%) Automotive
4 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.90%) Danish Language
5 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Legal
5 1 (0.90%) Publishing
5 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (27.03%) Architect
2 24 (21.62%) Developer
3 18 (16.22%) Integration Architect
4 16 (14.41%) Consultant
5 7 (6.31%) WebSphere Developer
5 7 (6.31%) Designer
6 5 (4.50%) Integration Consultant
6 5 (4.50%) Analyst
7 4 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.60%) WebSphere Consultant
7 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (2.70%) Infrastructure Designer
8 3 (2.70%) WebSphere Architect
8 3 (2.70%) Linux Specialist
8 3 (2.70%) webMethods Developer
8 3 (2.70%) Senior Developer
8 3 (2.70%) Support Analyst
8 3 (2.70%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
9 2 (1.80%) Middleware Engineer
9 2 (1.80%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (52.25%) WebSphere MQ
2 37 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 24 (21.62%) Middleware
4 17 (15.32%) SOAP
5 16 (14.41%) XML
6 7 (6.31%) Web Services
7 6 (5.41%) REST
7 6 (5.41%) XSLT
7 6 (5.41%) JSP
8 5 (4.50%) WSDL
8 5 (4.50%) XSD
8 5 (4.50%) EDI
8 5 (4.50%) JMS
9 4 (3.60%) HTML
9 4 (3.60%) .NET
9 4 (3.60%) J2EE
10 3 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (2.70%) Java EE
10 3 (2.70%) Spring
10 3 (2.70%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.01%) Clustering
3 8 (7.21%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.50%) AS400
5 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.80%) Firmware
6 2 (1.80%) HACMP
6 2 (1.80%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.90%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.90%) Open Source
7 1 (0.90%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.90%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.90%) PKI
7 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 34 (30.63%) Linux
2 29 (26.13%) UNIX
2 29 (26.13%) Windows
3 25 (22.52%) AIX
4 12 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (10.81%) Solaris
5 9 (8.11%) zOS
6 1 (0.90%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.33%) SOA
2 13 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (9.91%) UML
4 8 (7.21%) Migration
5 6 (5.41%) Line Management
5 6 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (4.50%) TOGAF
6 5 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (4.50%) High Availability
6 5 (4.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (3.60%) E-Commerce
7 4 (3.60%) EAI
7 4 (3.60%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.60%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (3.60%) Problem Management
7 4 (3.60%) Performance Management
8 3 (2.70%) ERP
9 2 (1.80%) Waterfall
9 2 (1.80%) BDD
9 2 (1.80%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.22%) Java
2 14 (12.61%) Python
3 13 (11.71%) Bash Shell
4 11 (9.91%) Shell Script
5 8 (7.21%) SQL
6 4 (3.60%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.80%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.80%) Perl
7 2 (1.80%) C
7 2 (1.80%) Jython
7 2 (1.80%) Korn
7 2 (1.80%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.90%) XPath
8 1 (0.90%) C#
8 1 (0.90%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 5 (4.50%) IBM Certification
2 3 (2.70%) Degree
3 2 (1.80%) MBA
3 2 (1.80%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) CCIE
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) ISA Server
1 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.90%) KVM
2 1 (0.90%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) Tivoli
1 3 (2.70%) CA LISA
2 2 (1.80%) Opsview
2 2 (1.80%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.90%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (0.90%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 77 (69.37%) IBM
2 18 (16.22%) webMethods
3 15 (13.51%) Software AG
4 14 (12.61%) SAP
4 14 (12.61%) Oracle
5 11 (9.91%) Red Hat
5 11 (9.91%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.50%) JBoss
7 3 (2.70%) Citrix
8 2 (1.80%) Splunk
8 2 (1.80%) Kony
8 2 (1.80%) Green Hat
8 2 (1.80%) BMC
8 2 (1.80%) CA
8 2 (1.80%) Cisco
8 2 (1.80%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.80%) Remedy
8 2 (1.80%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.80%) VMware
8 2 (1.80%) Yahoo!
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