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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 491 555 526
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -29
Contract jobs citing DataPower 102 44 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.078% 0.078%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 27 12
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£450 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £424 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £620 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £513 £420
% change year-on-year
-13.17% +22.02%
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
16905 17481 14911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.25% 31.01% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10395 10746 8904
Average daily rate £425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
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 664 665 713
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 +48 92 £450 -18.18% 6
London +16 30 £450 -25.00% 1
East Midlands +25 22 £353 -
South East -13 14 £450 +19.20% 2
Berkshire +11 10 £450 -1.09% 2
Reading +14 8 £438 -3.84% 2
Scotland +7 8 £500 -11.11% 1
City of London +23 5 £434 -9.16%
South West - 4 £455 - 2
East of England +17 2 - -
West Yorkshire -11 2 - -
Yorkshire -18 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 - - 1
Ipswich +4 1 - -
Suffolk +4 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - - 2
Nottingham - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Brighton - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -

DataPower
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 98 (66.22%) WebSphere
2 84 (56.76%) IBM
3 59 (39.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 55 (37.16%) WebSphere MQ
5 42 (28.38%) Oracle
6 38 (25.68%) Middleware
7 36 (24.32%) AIX
8 34 (22.97%) SOAP
9 33 (22.30%) Linux
10 32 (21.62%) SOA
11 30 (20.27%) XML
12 24 (16.22%) WSDL
13 20 (13.51%) UNIX
13 20 (13.51%) WebSphere Application Server
13 20 (13.51%) Java
14 17 (11.49%) Web Services
14 17 (11.49%) Red Hat
15 16 (10.81%) Shell Script
15 16 (10.81%) EAI
16 15 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (10.14%) REST
17 14 (9.46%) Technical Architecture
17 14 (9.46%) MQSeries
17 14 (9.46%) Windows
17 14 (9.46%) webMethods
18 13 (8.78%) Finance
18 13 (8.78%) XSD
18 13 (8.78%) SSL
18 13 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (8.78%) Bash Shell

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 98 (66.22%) WebSphere
2 20 (13.51%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (9.46%) MQSeries
4 12 (8.11%) WebLogic
5 10 (6.76%) Apache
6 5 (3.38%) IIS
6 5 (3.38%) JBoss
7 4 (2.70%) WebSphere Process Server
7 4 (2.70%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (2.03%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (2.03%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.35%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.68%) FileNet
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.68%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.68%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.78%) SSL
2 11 (7.43%) HTTP
3 8 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.38%) DNS
4 5 (3.38%) Firewall
5 4 (2.70%) IPsec
5 4 (2.70%) SAN
5 4 (2.70%) BIG-IP
6 3 (2.03%) SNMP
6 3 (2.03%) LDAP
7 2 (1.35%) WAN
7 2 (1.35%) FTP
7 2 (1.35%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.68%) LAN
8 1 (0.68%) VLAN
8 1 (0.68%) Network Security
8 1 (0.68%) Multicast
8 1 (0.68%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.68%) MPLS
8 1 (0.68%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.43%) DB2
2 8 (5.41%) Big Data
3 5 (3.38%) DataStage
4 4 (2.70%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.03%) SAP BI
5 3 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.35%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.35%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.35%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.35%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.68%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.68%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.11%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.03%) Ant
2 3 (2.03%) Introscope
3 2 (1.35%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.35%) Subversion
3 2 (1.35%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (0.68%) Hudson
4 1 (0.68%) Maven
4 1 (0.68%) CruiseControl
General
1 13 (8.78%) Finance
2 12 (8.11%) Retail
3 8 (5.41%) Banking
4 4 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Automotive
6 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (27.70%) Architect
2 24 (16.22%) Consultant
3 21 (14.19%) Developer
4 17 (11.49%) Integration Architect
5 14 (9.46%) WebSphere Consultant
6 12 (8.11%) WebSphere Architect
7 10 (6.76%) Administrator
8 9 (6.08%) Analyst
8 9 (6.08%) WebSphere Developer
9 8 (5.41%) Messaging Analyst
10 6 (4.05%) Designer
11 5 (3.38%) Middleware Consultant
11 5 (3.38%) Security Engineer
12 4 (2.70%) WebLogic Administrator
12 4 (2.70%) Project Manager
12 4 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.70%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
13 3 (2.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 3 (2.03%) Middleware Architect
13 3 (2.03%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (39.86%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 55 (37.16%) WebSphere MQ
3 38 (25.68%) Middleware
4 34 (22.97%) SOAP
5 30 (20.27%) XML
6 24 (16.22%) WSDL
7 17 (11.49%) Web Services
8 15 (10.14%) REST
9 13 (8.78%) XSD
10 8 (5.41%) XSLT
10 8 (5.41%) JMS
11 5 (3.38%) HTML
11 5 (3.38%) .NET
11 5 (3.38%) RESTful
12 4 (2.70%) Software Packaging
12 4 (2.70%) ASP.NET
12 4 (2.70%) CSS
12 4 (2.70%) JSP
13 3 (2.03%) OSGi
13 3 (2.03%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.38%) Clustering
3 4 (2.70%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.70%) PKI
4 3 (2.03%) iPad
4 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.03%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.35%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.35%) Replication
6 1 (0.68%) e-Health
6 1 (0.68%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 36 (24.32%) AIX
2 33 (22.30%) Linux
3 20 (13.51%) UNIX
4 15 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (9.46%) Windows
6 9 (6.08%) HPUX
7 5 (3.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.70%) zOS
9 3 (2.03%) Solaris
10 2 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.35%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.62%) SOA
2 16 (10.81%) EAI
3 14 (9.46%) Technical Architecture
4 13 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (8.11%) Configuration Management
5 12 (8.11%) High Availability
6 9 (6.08%) Integration Testing
6 9 (6.08%) Use Case
7 8 (5.41%) Problem Management
7 8 (5.41%) Change Control
7 8 (5.41%) Low Latency
8 6 (4.05%) ERP
8 6 (4.05%) UML
9 5 (3.38%) Validation
9 5 (3.38%) Migration
9 5 (3.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (3.38%) Security Architecture
10 4 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (2.70%) Data Architecture
10 4 (2.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.51%) Java
2 16 (10.81%) Shell Script
3 13 (8.78%) Bash Shell
4 10 (6.76%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.73%) Perl
6 5 (3.38%) Python
7 4 (2.70%) C#
8 2 (1.35%) ABAP
9 1 (0.68%) C
9 1 (0.68%) SQL
9 1 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (7.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.08%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.70%) IBM Certification
4 2 (1.35%) Degree
5 1 (0.68%) CCNP
5 1 (0.68%) CCNA
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.41%) SLA
2 2 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (6.08%) CA LISA
2 8 (5.41%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.03%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (1.35%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.35%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 84 (56.76%) IBM
2 42 (28.38%) Oracle
3 17 (11.49%) Red Hat
4 14 (9.46%) webMethods
5 12 (8.11%) Microsoft
6 11 (7.43%) SAP
7 9 (6.08%) TIBCO
7 9 (6.08%) Green Hat
8 6 (4.05%) F5
8 6 (4.05%) Informatica
9 5 (3.38%) VMware
9 5 (3.38%) Software AG
9 5 (3.38%) CA
10 4 (2.70%) Business Objects
10 4 (2.70%) Siebel
10 4 (2.70%) Adobe
10 4 (2.70%) Axway
11 3 (2.03%) Imperva
11 3 (2.03%) Apigee
11 3 (2.03%) Mashery
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