The table below looks at the prevalence of the term DataPower in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DataPower over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM WebSphere DataPower
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 154 148
Rank change year-on-year +22 -6  
Contract jobs citing DataPower 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.42% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £450 £525 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +44.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £431 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £608 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £450
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

DataPower is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 932 1194 925
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.56% 31.67% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 903 680
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 73 75
Median hourly rate £30.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.89% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.05 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £47.39 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +24.32%  

DataPower
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing DataPower as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for DataPower in the North West

DataPower
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DataPower in the North West

DataPower
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataPower within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +8 4 £450 +9.75%
DataPower
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DataPower also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for DataPower.

1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Network Design
4 1 (25.00%) PlateSpin
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) HPUX
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) DNS

DataPower
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Migration Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Migration Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) HPUX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) PlateSpin
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
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