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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 107 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DataPower 14 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.54% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.80% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£465 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £465 £403
% change year-on-year
+2.15% +15.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
DataPower
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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
500 408 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.35% 19.61% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 211 208
Average daily rate £350 £315 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 31
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -38.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.62 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 2014.

DataPower Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

DataPower
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (76.19%) WebSphere
2 15 (71.43%) IBM
2 15 (71.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 13 (61.90%) WebSphere MQ
3 13 (61.90%) UNIX
4 12 (57.14%) SOA
5 11 (52.38%) SAP
6 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
7 9 (42.86%) Windows
7 9 (42.86%) zOS
8 8 (38.10%) Middleware
9 7 (33.33%) SOAP
10 6 (28.57%) UML
11 5 (23.81%) Oracle
11 5 (23.81%) FTP
11 5 (23.81%) HTTP
11 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
11 5 (23.81%) AS400
11 5 (23.81%) Migration
12 4 (19.05%) Performance Management
12 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
12 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
12 4 (19.05%) Linux
12 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
12 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
13 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
13 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
13 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (9.52%) Data Management

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (76.19%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) FTP
1 5 (23.81%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (9.52%) Automotive
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Architect
1 11 (52.38%) Integration Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 13 (61.90%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (38.10%) Middleware
4 7 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (9.52%) REST
5 2 (9.52%) EDI
5 2 (9.52%) WSDL
5 2 (9.52%) XML
5 2 (9.52%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) AS400
2 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) UNIX
2 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 9 (42.86%) zOS
3 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) SOA
2 6 (28.57%) UML
3 5 (23.81%) TOGAF
3 5 (23.81%) Migration
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Management
4 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
4 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
5 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) Data Management
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) Business Development
6 2 (9.52%) Use Case
6 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Master Data Management
6 2 (9.52%) ERP
6 2 (9.52%) EAI
6 2 (9.52%) B2B
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
2 2 (9.52%) ActionScript 2.0
2 2 (9.52%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) MBA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) IBM
2 11 (52.38%) SAP
3 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.52%) Green Hat
6 2 (9.52%) webMethods
6 2 (9.52%) TIBCO
7 1 (4.76%) BMC