The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term DataPower in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataPower over the 3 months to 31 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 for the West Midlands region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 107 101 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing DataPower 15 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.050% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.11% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
483 397 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.67% 19.98% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 200 183
Average daily rate £330 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 36
Average hourly rate £26.60 £16.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.21% -38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.71 £10.56 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
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DataPower
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DataPower across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

DataPower Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

DataPower
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DataPower across the West Midlands region.

DataPower Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

DataPower
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DataPower across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

DataPower Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

DataPower
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 15 (83.33%) WebSphere
1 15 (83.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 14 (77.78%) IBM
3 13 (72.22%) WebSphere MQ
4 12 (66.67%) UNIX
5 11 (61.11%) SAP
6 10 (55.56%) SOA
7 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 8 (44.44%) Windows
7 8 (44.44%) zOS
8 7 (38.89%) Middleware
9 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
9 5 (27.78%) UML
9 5 (27.78%) FTP
9 5 (27.78%) SOAP
9 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
10 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
10 4 (22.22%) AS400
10 4 (22.22%) Migration
10 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
10 4 (22.22%) Performance Management
10 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (22.22%) Oracle
10 4 (22.22%) HTTP
10 4 (22.22%) Linux
10 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
11 3 (16.67%) B2B
11 3 (16.67%) EDI
11 3 (16.67%) ActionScript
11 3 (16.67%) ActionScript 2.0

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 15 (83.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) FTP
2 4 (22.22%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (11.11%) Automotive
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Architect
1 9 (50.00%) Integration Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Support Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 13 (72.22%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (38.89%) Middleware
4 5 (27.78%) SOAP
5 3 (16.67%) EDI
6 1 (5.56%) WSDL
6 1 (5.56%) XML
6 1 (5.56%) XSD
6 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) AS400
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) UNIX
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) zOS
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) SOA
2 5 (27.78%) UML
2 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
3 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Management
4 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) B2B
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) RAD
5 2 (11.11%) ERP
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Business Development
5 2 (11.11%) Master Data Management
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.11%) Data Management
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
2 3 (16.67%) ActionScript 2.0
2 3 (16.67%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MBA
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) IBM
2 11 (61.11%) SAP
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.56%) webMethods
5 1 (5.56%) Green Hat
5 1 (5.56%) BMC
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