The 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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 104 98 105
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing DataPower 21 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% 0.60% 0.095%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.01% 2.18% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 2
Average daily rate £450 £505 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.89% +10.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £343 £510
% change year-on-year
+25.91% -32.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
DataPower
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
698 597 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.57% 27.70% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 331 314
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 61 45
Average hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.15 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £34.40 £37.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (85.19%) SOAP
1 23 (85.19%) Web Services
1 23 (85.19%) Unix
1 23 (85.19%) RESTful
1 23 (85.19%) REST
2 22 (81.48%) IBM
3 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 19 (70.37%) Windows
4 19 (70.37%) SQL
4 19 (70.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (70.37%) Middleware
4 19 (70.37%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (22.22%) WebSphere
6 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 4 (14.81%) SOA
6 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
7 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
7 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
7 2 (7.41%) Oracle
7 2 (7.41%) LDAP
7 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
7 2 (7.41%) E-business
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (3.70%) Scrum
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (3.70%) B2B
8 1 (3.70%) Internet
8 1 (3.70%) Java

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (22.22%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) LDAP
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Development Applications
1 19 (70.37%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Consultant
1 19 (70.37%) Middleware Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Integration Architect
3 1 (3.70%) Developer
3 1 (3.70%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) REST
1 23 (85.19%) RESTful
1 23 (85.19%) SOAP
1 23 (85.19%) Web Services
2 19 (70.37%) Middleware
3 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 19 (70.37%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Unix
2 19 (70.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) SOA
2 2 (7.41%) E-business
2 2 (7.41%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (7.41%) Migration
3 1 (3.70%) B2B
3 1 (3.70%) Scrum
3 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.70%) Java
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) IBM
2 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
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