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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere DataPower
UK
Rank 565 523 567
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +44
Contract jobs citing DataPower 30 95 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.19% 0.090%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.58% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 66 26
Median daily rate £450 £425 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
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
14607 16507 15753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.63% 33.08% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9315 10460 9901
Median daily rate £445 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 550 692 640
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.43 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

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 17 January 2017.

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 26 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -24 25 £450 +5.88% 4
London +6 10 £419 +11.66%
West Midlands -15 6 £450 +12.50% 3
South East +7 4 £520 +22.35%
Coventry - 4 £450 - 2
Scotland +3 3 - -
North East - 3 £329 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £329 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £329 -
Leatherhead +18 2 - -
Surrey +16 2 - -
Glasgow -7 2 - -
Hampshire +7 1 - -
East of England +5 1 £500 -
Milton Keynes +4 1 £520 +26.06%
Buckinghamshire 0 1 £520 +26.06%
West Dunbartonshire -4 1 - -
Clydebank -4 1 - -
Havant -5 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 £500 -
Knutsford - 1 £338 -
Uxbridge - 1 £500 -
Cheshire - 1 £338 -
North West - 1 £338 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £500 -

DataPower
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 81 (65.85%) IBM
2 61 (49.59%) WebSphere
3 60 (48.78%) Unix
4 50 (40.65%) SSL
5 48 (39.02%) Java
6 41 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (28.46%) WebSphere Application Server
8 34 (27.64%) Linux
8 34 (27.64%) Finance
9 32 (26.02%) Web Services
10 31 (25.20%) SOAP
10 31 (25.20%) SOA
10 31 (25.20%) Middleware
11 30 (24.39%) Shell Script
11 30 (24.39%) LDAP
12 29 (23.58%) AIX
12 29 (23.58%) Oracle
13 27 (21.95%) SQL
14 26 (21.14%) WebLogic
14 26 (21.14%) XML
14 26 (21.14%) REST
15 25 (20.33%) Firewall
15 25 (20.33%) IBM Integration Bus
16 23 (18.70%) J2EE
16 23 (18.70%) Perl
17 22 (17.89%) WebSphere MQ
18 21 (17.07%) HTTP
19 20 (16.26%) XSLT
19 20 (16.26%) FileNet
20 19 (15.45%) HTTPS

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 61 (49.59%) WebSphere
2 35 (28.46%) WebSphere Application Server
3 26 (21.14%) WebLogic
4 20 (16.26%) FileNet
5 18 (14.63%) JBoss
6 17 (13.82%) Apache
6 17 (13.82%) WebSphere Portal
7 16 (13.01%) WebLogic Portal
8 8 (6.50%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (5.69%) MQSI
9 7 (5.69%) Tomcat
10 6 (4.88%) IBM HTTP Server
10 6 (4.88%) IIS
11 3 (2.44%) GlassFish
11 3 (2.44%) WebLogic Integration
11 3 (2.44%) WebSphere Process Server
12 2 (1.63%) Apache Pig
12 2 (1.63%) Liferay
12 2 (1.63%) nginx
12 2 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.63%) MS Office
1 2 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (8.94%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 5 (4.07%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.81%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.81%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (40.65%) SSL
2 30 (24.39%) LDAP
3 25 (20.33%) Firewall
4 21 (17.07%) HTTP
5 19 (15.45%) HTTPS
6 11 (8.94%) Network Security
7 10 (8.13%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (7.32%) DNS
9 8 (6.50%) FTP
10 7 (5.69%) Kerberos
10 7 (5.69%) WinSCP
11 4 (3.25%) TCP/IP
12 3 (2.44%) DMZ
12 3 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (2.44%) Internet
12 3 (2.44%) SSH
13 2 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.63%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (1.63%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.50%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (5.69%) DB2
3 5 (4.07%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.25%) Big Data
4 4 (3.25%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.25%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.25%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.44%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.63%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.63%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.63%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.81%) OLAP
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.81%) Power BI
7 1 (0.81%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (6.50%) ClearCase
2 7 (5.69%) XMLSpy
3 6 (4.88%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.07%) JIRA
5 4 (3.25%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.25%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.44%) Gradle
6 3 (2.44%) Maven
6 3 (2.44%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.63%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.63%) Firebug
7 2 (1.63%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.63%) JUnit
7 2 (1.63%) Mockito
7 2 (1.63%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.63%) Subversion
8 1 (0.81%) Grunt
8 1 (0.81%) Introscope
8 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (27.64%) Finance
2 17 (13.82%) Banking
3 9 (7.32%) Retail
4 2 (1.63%) Prime Brokerage
5 1 (0.81%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) Automotive
5 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (36.59%) Developer
2 14 (11.38%) Architect
3 13 (10.57%) Administrator
4 8 (6.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (6.50%) Java Developer
5 7 (5.69%) Analyst
5 7 (5.69%) Identity Management Specialist
6 6 (4.88%) Integration Architect
6 6 (4.88%) WebSphere Administrator
7 5 (4.07%) WebSphere Engineer
8 4 (3.25%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (3.25%) Consultant
8 4 (3.25%) Middleware Developer
8 4 (3.25%) Server Administrator
8 4 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.25%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (3.25%) Tivoli Specialist
9 3 (2.44%) Network Engineer
9 3 (2.44%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.44%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.02%) Web Services
2 31 (25.20%) Middleware
2 31 (25.20%) SOAP
3 26 (21.14%) REST
3 26 (21.14%) XML
4 25 (20.33%) IBM Integration Bus
5 23 (18.70%) J2EE
6 22 (17.89%) WebSphere MQ
7 20 (16.26%) XSLT
8 17 (13.82%) WSDL
8 17 (13.82%) XSD
9 11 (8.94%) JSON
10 10 (8.13%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
11 9 (7.32%) RESTful
12 8 (6.50%) Software Packaging
13 7 (5.69%) Apache Axis
13 7 (5.69%) XSL
14 6 (4.88%) Hibernate
14 6 (4.88%) Java EE
14 6 (4.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.88%) Private Cloud
3 4 (3.25%) iSeries
4 3 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.44%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.44%) User Experience
5 2 (1.63%) Clustering
5 2 (1.63%) Derivative
5 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 60 (48.78%) Unix
2 34 (27.64%) Linux
3 29 (23.58%) AIX
4 16 (13.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 7 (5.69%) Windows
6 6 (4.88%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (4.88%) SUSE
7 2 (1.63%) Solaris
8 1 (0.81%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (25.20%) SOA
3 15 (12.20%) Configuration Management
3 15 (12.20%) UML
4 14 (11.38%) SDLC
5 13 (10.57%) OO
6 10 (8.13%) B2B
6 10 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (8.13%) Identity Access Management
7 9 (7.32%) Change Control
7 9 (7.32%) DevOps
7 9 (7.32%) Load Balancing
7 9 (7.32%) Unit Testing
7 9 (7.32%) Workflow
8 8 (6.50%) Information Security
9 7 (5.69%) Defect Tracking
9 7 (5.69%) EAI
9 7 (5.69%) High Availability
9 7 (5.69%) Identity Management
9 7 (5.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 48 (39.02%) Java
2 30 (24.39%) Shell Script
3 27 (21.95%) SQL
4 23 (18.70%) Perl
5 9 (7.32%) Jython
6 7 (5.69%) Bash Shell
6 7 (5.69%) XPath
7 3 (2.44%) Groovy
7 3 (2.44%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.63%) C
8 2 (1.63%) Scala
9 1 (0.81%) C#
9 1 (0.81%) Python
9 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.07%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.63%) CCNP
3 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.63%) Degree
4 1 (0.81%) CCDP
4 1 (0.81%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (9.76%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 8 (6.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.63%) Docker
5 1 (0.81%) KVM
5 1 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.81%) zsh
Systems Management
1 13 (10.57%) Puppet
2 12 (9.76%) Tivoli
3 10 (8.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 9 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (5.69%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.63%) Ansible
6 2 (1.63%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (1.63%) OPNET
6 2 (1.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.81%) Kibana
7 1 (0.81%) SELinux
Vendors
1 81 (65.85%) IBM
2 29 (23.58%) Oracle
3 17 (13.82%) HP
4 11 (8.94%) CA
4 11 (8.94%) Red Hat
5 9 (7.32%) Siebel
6 8 (6.50%) Axway
6 8 (6.50%) Informatica
6 8 (6.50%) Sun
6 8 (6.50%) webMethods
7 7 (5.69%) Software AG
8 6 (4.88%) F5
8 6 (4.88%) Microsoft
9 4 (3.25%) TIBCO
10 3 (2.44%) Cisco
10 3 (2.44%) Kony
10 3 (2.44%) MuleSoft
10 3 (2.44%) SAP
10 3 (2.44%) VMware
11 2 (1.63%) Apigee
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