The first 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 526 517 520
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing DataPower 63 46 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.090% 0.085%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.34% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 18
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% +44.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £423 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £440
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13781 13476 14294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.23% 26.35% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8358 8132 8184
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 563 611 781
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%

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 29 July 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 25 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 29 July 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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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 +10 57 £473 -14.09% 6
London -5 19 £525 -12.50% 3
South East -11 10 £500 -0.49% 1
Berkshire +3 8 £500 -0.49%
East Midlands +2 8 £450 - 1
Yorkshire +6 5 £500 +17.64%
Reading +4 5 - -
Scotland -25 5 £375 -9.90% 1
Glasgow -6 3 £375 -10.71%
City of London +18 2 £475 -24.00%
Edinburgh -22 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Chesterfield - - - -
Dorking - - - -
East of England - - - -
North West - - - -
South West - - - -

DataPower
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 71 (69.61%) WebSphere
2 67 (65.69%) IBM
3 53 (51.96%) WebSphere MQ
4 35 (34.31%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 31 (30.39%) SOA
6 29 (28.43%) UNIX
7 27 (26.47%) Finance
8 26 (25.49%) Windows
8 26 (25.49%) Linux
9 22 (21.57%) AIX
10 20 (19.61%) Java
11 16 (15.69%) DB2
12 15 (14.71%) Shell Script
12 15 (14.71%) Oracle
12 15 (14.71%) WebSphere Application Server
12 15 (14.71%) Banking
13 14 (13.73%) SOAP
14 13 (12.75%) SAP
14 13 (12.75%) Solaris
15 12 (11.76%) XML
15 12 (11.76%) webMethods
16 11 (10.78%) Middleware
16 11 (10.78%) Python
16 11 (10.78%) SSL
16 11 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
17 10 (9.80%) Software AG
18 9 (8.82%) Bash Shell
19 8 (7.84%) Online Banking
19 8 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 71 (69.61%) WebSphere
2 15 (14.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (7.84%) WebLogic
4 7 (6.86%) IIS
4 7 (6.86%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.90%) TeamSite
5 5 (4.90%) Apache
5 5 (4.90%) WebSphere Process Server
6 4 (3.92%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.96%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.96%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.98%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.98%) Drupal
8 1 (0.98%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) MS Office
1 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (1.96%) PaaS
3 1 (0.98%) IaaS
3 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.78%) SSL
2 8 (7.84%) Firewall
3 6 (5.88%) Internet
3 6 (5.88%) HTTP
4 5 (4.90%) DMZ
4 5 (4.90%) FTP
5 4 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (3.92%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.92%) DNS
6 3 (2.94%) ATM
7 2 (1.96%) LDAP
8 1 (0.98%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.98%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.98%) Wireless
8 1 (0.98%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.69%) DB2
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.96%) Big Data
4 2 (1.96%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.98%) MySQL
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.98%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.98%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (2.94%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.96%) VisualVM
3 1 (0.98%) Ant
3 1 (0.98%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.98%) JDeveloper
General
1 27 (26.47%) Finance
2 15 (14.71%) Banking
3 6 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.92%) Advertising
5 3 (2.94%) Retail
6 2 (1.96%) Automotive
6 2 (1.96%) Legal
7 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.98%) Publishing
7 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (31.37%) Architect
2 21 (20.59%) Developer
3 16 (15.69%) Integration Architect
4 14 (13.73%) Consultant
5 8 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (6.86%) WebSphere Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) Ab Initio Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Integration Consultant
9 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Architect
9 4 (3.92%) Designer
9 4 (3.92%) Digital Architect
10 3 (2.94%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
10 3 (2.94%) Lead Architect
10 3 (2.94%) WebSphere Architect
10 3 (2.94%) WebSphere Consultant
10 3 (2.94%) webMethods Developer
10 3 (2.94%) Support Analyst
11 2 (1.96%) Applications Support
11 2 (1.96%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (51.96%) WebSphere MQ
2 35 (34.31%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 14 (13.73%) SOAP
4 12 (11.76%) XML
5 11 (10.78%) Middleware
6 6 (5.88%) BAPI
6 6 (5.88%) XSLT
7 4 (3.92%) Web Services
7 4 (3.92%) REST
7 4 (3.92%) JSP
8 3 (2.94%) XSD
8 3 (2.94%) EDI
8 3 (2.94%) WSDL
9 2 (1.96%) HTML
9 2 (1.96%) .NET
9 2 (1.96%) J2EE
9 2 (1.96%) COM+
9 2 (1.96%) EJB
9 2 (1.96%) Java EE
10 1 (0.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) Management Information System
1 8 (7.84%) Clustering
1 8 (7.84%) Online Banking
2 4 (3.92%) AS400
3 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.96%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.98%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.98%) NHS
5 1 (0.98%) Biometrics
5 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.43%) UNIX
2 26 (25.49%) Windows
2 26 (25.49%) Linux
3 22 (21.57%) AIX
4 13 (12.75%) Solaris
5 8 (7.84%) zOS
5 8 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.39%) SOA
2 11 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (7.84%) UML
5 7 (6.86%) Migration
6 6 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (4.90%) TOGAF
7 5 (4.90%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (4.90%) High Availability
8 4 (3.92%) Performance Management
8 4 (3.92%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.92%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.92%) E-Commerce
9 3 (2.94%) ERP
9 3 (2.94%) EAI
9 3 (2.94%) B2B
9 3 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (1.96%) Master Data Management
10 2 (1.96%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.61%) Java
2 15 (14.71%) Shell Script
3 11 (10.78%) Python
4 9 (8.82%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.90%) SQL
5 5 (4.90%) C
6 3 (2.94%) ActionScript
6 3 (2.94%) ActionScript 2.0
7 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.98%) PHP
8 1 (0.98%) XPath
8 1 (0.98%) Groovy
8 1 (0.98%) Scala
8 1 (0.98%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 5 (4.90%) IBM Certification
2 4 (3.92%) Degree
3 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) MBA
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.86%) Tivoli
2 6 (5.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (1.96%) Opsview
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.98%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 67 (65.69%) IBM
2 15 (14.71%) Oracle
3 13 (12.75%) SAP
4 12 (11.76%) webMethods
5 10 (9.80%) Software AG
6 8 (7.84%) Microsoft
7 7 (6.86%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.90%) Ab Initio
8 5 (4.90%) HP
8 5 (4.90%) LogLogic
9 3 (2.94%) JBoss
10 2 (1.96%) BMC
10 2 (1.96%) F5
10 2 (1.96%) Splunk
10 2 (1.96%) Citrix
11 1 (0.98%) Green Hat
11 1 (0.98%) Cerner
11 1 (0.98%) CA
11 1 (0.98%) NetApp
11 1 (0.98%) VMware
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