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 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 / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 261 247
Rank change year-on-year +33 -14  
Contract jobs citing DataPower 11 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.10% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.33% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 17
Median daily rate - £423 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.11%  
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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2185 2729 2967
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 28.61% 30.59% 31.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1258 1624 1593
Median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £260 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 140 135
Median hourly rate £19.66 £32.00 £16.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.56% +99.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £51.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

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 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
Buckinghamshire -15 9 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 - - 2
Hampshire - 1 - -
DataPower
England

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

1 12 (100.00%) IBM
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (58.33%) Ansible
4 6 (50.00%) Redis
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (50.00%) Project Management
4 6 (50.00%) Python
4 6 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (50.00%) WSO2
4 6 (50.00%) OpenShift
4 6 (50.00%) GitLab
5 4 (33.33%) Perl
6 3 (25.00%) Unix
7 2 (16.67%) Windows
7 2 (16.67%) AIX
7 2 (16.67%) FTP
7 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 2 (16.67%) SSL
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL
7 2 (16.67%) Middleware
7 2 (16.67%) Banking
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management
7 2 (16.67%) Firewall
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (8.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (8.33%) Data Loss Prevention

DataPower
Co-occurring 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 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) FTP
1 2 (16.67%) SSL
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) SMTP
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (50.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) GitLab
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Scripter
3 1 (8.33%) Database Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) XML Schema
2 1 (8.33%) XSD
2 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) AIX
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) SUSE
4 1 (8.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) SIEM
3 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) Jython
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCSE
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) IBM
2 6 (50.00%) WSO2
3 1 (8.33%) CA
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Foundry
3 1 (8.33%) IronPort
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Software AG
3 1 (8.33%) webMethods