Period
to 9 December 2019

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 6 months to 9 December 2019 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
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 148 193 171
Rank change year-on-year +45 -22 -19
Contract jobs citing DataPower 17 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.43% 0.15% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% 0.55% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 4
Scotland median daily rate £550 £456 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.55% -13.10% +25.00%
10th Percentile £514 £418 £443
90th Percentile £575 £499 £538
UK median daily rate £550 £460 £513
% change year-on-year +19.57% -10.24% +20.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

DataPower is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,140 1,457 1,436
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 28.57% 28.13% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 748 762
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £133 £213 £205
90th Percentile £564 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 41 54
Scotland median hourly rate £28.00 £17.50 £20.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -13.41% -3.76%
10th Percentile £14.20 £13.00 £11.27
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.63 £44.83
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £20.60
% change year-on-year +17.50% -2.91% +3.00%

DataPower
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing DataPower as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 9 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +26 12 £550 +20.55%
Edinburgh +27 5 - -
DataPower
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing DataPower also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for DataPower.

1 14 (82.35%) IBM
2 12 (70.59%) Unix
3 10 (58.82%) SSL
4 9 (52.94%) J2EE
5 8 (47.06%) HTTPS
5 8 (47.06%) Tivoli
5 8 (47.06%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
7 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
7 5 (29.41%) Identity Management
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) Information Security
7 5 (29.41%) CA
7 5 (29.41%) LDAP
7 5 (29.41%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
7 5 (29.41%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Portal
8 4 (23.53%) HTTP
8 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (23.53%) Java
8 4 (23.53%) Middleware
8 4 (23.53%) Banking
9 3 (17.65%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (17.65%) SLA
9 3 (17.65%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 3 (17.65%) Security Operations
10 2 (11.76%) DevOps
10 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
10 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
10 2 (11.76%) Project Delivery

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 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
2 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (17.65%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) SSL
2 8 (47.06%) HTTPS
3 4 (23.53%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) IAM Specialist
2 7 (41.18%) Tivoli Specialist
3 6 (35.29%) Identity Management Specialist
3 6 (35.29%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (23.53%) WebSphere Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Technician
6 1 (5.88%) Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Middleware Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Server Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Server Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) J2EE
2 5 (29.41%) LDAP
2 5 (29.41%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 4 (23.53%) Middleware
4 2 (11.76%) XML
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) AIX
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Identity Access Management
2 5 (29.41%) Identity Management
2 5 (29.41%) Information Security
3 3 (17.65%) Security Operations
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Project Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.88%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
2 4 (23.53%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (11.76%) Firmware
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Tivoli
2 3 (17.65%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) IBM
2 5 (29.41%) CA