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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 523 553 514
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -39
Contract jobs citing DataPower 103 59 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.37% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 30 56
Average daily rate £425 £404 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% -32.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £343 £510
% change year-on-year
+24.08% -32.84%
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
16596 16129 15942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.26% 31.14% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10700 10027 9635
Average daily rate £425 £415 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 663 688 665
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 12 February 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 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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +14 76 £450 +11.38% 9
West Midlands -2 23 £450 -10.89%
Scotland - 23 £300 -
London +12 20 £388 -16.89% 5
South East +33 18 £450 +9.75% 1
Glasgow - 17 £265 -
Surrey -1 8 £600 +20.00%
Leatherhead -9 6 £600 +20.00%
Hampshire - 6 £431 -
South West +8 5 £540 +34.12%
Wiltshire -2 4 £540 +34.12%
Edinburgh - 4 £525 -
Wales - 4 £450 -
Yorkshire -24 3 £560 +72.30% 1
South Wales - 3 £450 -
Havant - 3 £438 -
Bridgend - 3 £450 -
City of London +35 2 £563 +33.98% 1
Essex +2 2 - -
East of England 0 2 - - 1
Swindon -2 2 £540 +34.12%
Leeds -13 2 £560 +72.30% 1
West Yorkshire -14 2 £560 +72.30% 1
North East -18 2 £400 -11.11%
East Midlands -23 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £383 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £413 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £413 -
Reading - 2 £383 - 1
Brentwood - 2 - -

DataPower
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 147 (72.41%) IBM
2 106 (52.22%) WebSphere
3 89 (43.84%) Unix
4 79 (38.92%) Middleware
5 72 (35.47%) Web Services
6 69 (33.99%) SOAP
7 59 (29.06%) Analytical Skills
8 50 (24.63%) REST
9 46 (22.66%) HTTP
10 44 (21.67%) SSL
11 42 (20.69%) IBM Integration Bus
12 41 (20.20%) Windows
13 40 (19.70%) WebSphere MQ
14 38 (18.72%) Shell Script
14 38 (18.72%) XML
14 38 (18.72%) SOA
15 36 (17.73%) AIX
16 35 (17.24%) WebSphere Application Server
17 33 (16.26%) SQL
17 33 (16.26%) Finance
18 30 (14.78%) Java
18 30 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
19 29 (14.29%) RESTful
19 29 (14.29%) Microsoft
20 26 (12.81%) LDAP
21 25 (12.32%) JMS
21 25 (12.32%) Linux
21 25 (12.32%) Team Foundation Server
22 24 (11.82%) FTP
23 23 (11.33%) HTTPS

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 106 (52.22%) WebSphere
2 35 (17.24%) WebSphere Application Server
3 18 (8.87%) Apache
4 15 (7.39%) IBM HTTP Server
4 15 (7.39%) WebSphere Portal
5 13 (6.40%) IIS
6 9 (4.43%) MQSeries
6 9 (4.43%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 7 (3.45%) iPlanet
8 5 (2.46%) WebSphere Process Server
9 4 (1.97%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.99%) CICS
10 2 (0.99%) FileNet
10 2 (0.99%) JBoss
10 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.99%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (0.99%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.49%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (22.66%) HTTP
2 44 (21.67%) SSL
3 26 (12.81%) LDAP
4 24 (11.82%) FTP
5 23 (11.33%) HTTPS
6 21 (10.34%) Firewall
6 21 (10.34%) TCP/IP
7 14 (6.90%) SSH
8 8 (3.94%) DNS
8 8 (3.94%) WinSCP
9 6 (2.96%) Network Security
9 6 (2.96%) SMTP
9 6 (2.96%) VPN
10 5 (2.46%) Internet
11 3 (1.48%) ATM
11 3 (1.48%) IPsec
11 3 (1.48%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.49%) Intranet
12 1 (0.49%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.49%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.39%) DB2
2 9 (4.43%) Big Data
3 7 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (12.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.94%) ClearCase
2 8 (3.94%) LoadRunner
2 8 (3.94%) XMLSpy
3 3 (1.48%) Bitbucket
3 3 (1.48%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.48%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.48%) Gradle
3 3 (1.48%) JUnit
3 3 (1.48%) Maven
3 3 (1.48%) Mockito
3 3 (1.48%) SoapUI
3 3 (1.48%) Subversion
4 2 (0.99%) VisualVM
General
1 33 (16.26%) Finance
2 15 (7.39%) Banking
3 9 (4.43%) Retail
4 1 (0.49%) Advertising
4 1 (0.49%) Automotive
4 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (23.15%) Consultant
2 46 (22.66%) Developer
3 25 (12.32%) Middleware Consultant
4 13 (6.40%) Designer
5 12 (5.91%) WebSphere Consultant
5 12 (5.91%) WebSphere Specialist
6 11 (5.42%) Security Engineer
7 9 (4.43%) Administrator
7 9 (4.43%) Architect
7 9 (4.43%) WebSphere Developer
8 8 (3.94%) Ab Initio Developer
9 6 (2.96%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (2.96%) Software Engineer
9 6 (2.96%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (2.96%) WebSphere Administrator
9 6 (2.96%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
10 5 (2.46%) Integration Architect
10 5 (2.46%) Network Engineer
10 5 (2.46%) Support Engineer
10 5 (2.46%) Tivoli Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (38.92%) Middleware
2 72 (35.47%) Web Services
3 69 (33.99%) SOAP
4 50 (24.63%) REST
5 42 (20.69%) IBM Integration Bus
6 40 (19.70%) WebSphere MQ
7 38 (18.72%) XML
8 29 (14.29%) RESTful
9 25 (12.32%) JMS
10 18 (8.87%) WSDL
11 17 (8.37%) J2EE
11 17 (8.37%) XSLT
12 14 (6.90%) XSD
13 11 (5.42%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
14 10 (4.93%) JSON
15 8 (3.94%) XSL
16 7 (3.45%) EDI
17 3 (1.48%) ActiveMQ
17 3 (1.48%) SAML
17 3 (1.48%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 59 (29.06%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.39%) PKI
3 9 (4.43%) Client/Server
3 9 (4.43%) Cryptography
4 8 (3.94%) Clustering
4 8 (3.94%) SWIFT
5 6 (2.96%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.48%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.99%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.99%) Smart Energy
7 2 (0.99%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.49%) FMCG
8 1 (0.49%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 89 (43.84%) Unix
2 41 (20.20%) Windows
3 36 (17.73%) AIX
4 25 (12.32%) Linux
5 16 (7.88%) Solaris
6 12 (5.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (3.45%) zOS
8 3 (1.48%) SUSE
9 1 (0.49%) MVS
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.72%) SOA
2 30 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (8.87%) Migration
4 11 (5.42%) Identity Access Management
5 10 (4.93%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (4.93%) High Availability
5 10 (4.93%) Information Security
6 9 (4.43%) Configuration Management
6 9 (4.43%) Low Latency
6 9 (4.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (3.94%) Defect Tracking
7 8 (3.94%) Resource Management
8 7 (3.45%) EAI
8 7 (3.45%) Load Balancing
9 6 (2.96%) Identity Management
9 6 (2.96%) SIEM
10 4 (1.97%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (1.97%) Software Engineering
10 4 (1.97%) Unit Testing
11 3 (1.48%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 38 (18.72%) Shell Script
2 33 (16.26%) SQL
3 30 (14.78%) Java
4 3 (1.48%) Jython
4 3 (1.48%) Perl
5 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.49%) C
6 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.49%) Korn
6 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.49%) VBScript
6 1 (0.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (9.85%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.36%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.93%) Degree
4 6 (2.96%) CCSE
4 6 (2.96%) IBM Certification
5 4 (1.97%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.48%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) CISM
7 1 (0.49%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.94%) SEPA
2 7 (3.45%) HL7
3 2 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) BS7799
4 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.43%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 7 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.48%) Docker
4 2 (0.99%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (10.34%) Tivoli
2 12 (5.91%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 8 (3.94%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (3.94%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 6 (2.96%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.99%) Nagios
5 2 (0.99%) Opsview
5 2 (0.99%) SCCM
5 2 (0.99%) SCOM
6 1 (0.49%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 147 (72.41%) IBM
2 29 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.87%) CA
4 14 (6.90%) HP
5 11 (5.42%) Ab Initio
6 10 (4.93%) Oracle
7 9 (4.43%) F5
8 8 (3.94%) Remedy
9 6 (2.96%) CheckPoint
9 6 (2.96%) Cisco
9 6 (2.96%) Citrix
9 6 (2.96%) Foundry
9 6 (2.96%) IronPort
10 3 (1.48%) SAP
11 2 (0.99%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.99%) Software AG
11 2 (0.99%) Splunk
11 2 (0.99%) webMethods
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