The table below looks at the prevalence of the term DataPower in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DataPower over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere DataPower
England / South East
Rank 240 248 258
Rank change year-on-year +8 +10  
Contract jobs citing DataPower 1 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.013% 0.22% 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.042% 0.73% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 4
Median daily rate - £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2409 2750 2731
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 30.68% 29.89% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1363 1643 1427
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 150 162
Median hourly rate £17.50 £38.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.54% +102.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £13.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.22 £60.06 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

DataPower
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

DataPower
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DataPower in the South East

DataPower
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataPower within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Hampshire +9 1 - -
DataPower
England

DataPower
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 South East region with a requirement for DataPower.

1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) SSH
3 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) LDAP
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) webMethods
4 1 (16.67%) SUSE
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) CCSE
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) VPN

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (33.33%) LDAP
3 2 (33.33%) SSH
4 1 (16.67%) FTP
4 1 (16.67%) SMTP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Scripter
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (16.67%) SUSE
3 1 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCSE
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (16.67%) Apigee
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Foundry
4 1 (16.67%) IronPort
4 1 (16.67%) Software AG
4 1 (16.67%) webMethods