The table below looks at the prevalence of the term DataPower in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 140 130
Rank change year-on-year +33 -10  
Contract jobs citing DataPower 10 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.45% 0.37% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.58% 1.08% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £438 £420 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -  
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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 633 1018 830
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 28.72% 34.60% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 550 377
Median daily rate £378 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.85% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 39
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +45.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £14.93 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

DataPower
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing DataPower as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for DataPower in Scotland

DataPower
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DataPower in Scotland

DataPower
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataPower within the Scotland 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
Glasgow -3 6 £450 +7.14%
West Dunbartonshire -2 2 £425 +0.59%
Edinburgh - 2 - -
DataPower
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for DataPower.

1 9 (75.00%) Unix
1 9 (75.00%) HTTPS
1 9 (75.00%) SSL
1 9 (75.00%) IBM
1 9 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 8 (66.67%) Information Security
3 7 (58.33%) WebSphere
3 7 (58.33%) J2EE
4 6 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (50.00%) HTTP
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) WebSphere Portal
6 4 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (33.33%) Internet
6 4 (33.33%) Tivoli
6 4 (33.33%) AIX
6 4 (33.33%) Solaris
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) LDAP
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
7 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 2 (16.67%) JIRA
8 2 (16.67%) Banking
8 2 (16.67%) CA
8 2 (16.67%) Confluence
8 2 (16.67%) Apache Flume
8 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket

DataPower
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (58.33%) WebSphere
2 6 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (41.67%) WebSphere Portal
4 4 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (16.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) HTTPS
1 9 (75.00%) SSL
2 6 (50.00%) HTTP
3 4 (33.33%) Internet
3 4 (33.33%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Server Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Server Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Management Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) J2EE
2 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Unix
2 4 (33.33%) AIX
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (50.00%) Java
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) CA