Period
to 18 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term DataPower in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DataPower over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 198 183 206
Rank change year-on-year -15 +23 -49
Contract jobs citing DataPower 5 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.098% 0.065% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.23% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
West Midlands median daily rate £600 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +37.50% -15.79%
10th Percentile £499 £525 £338
90th Percentile £624 £575 £441
England median daily rate £484 £506 £438
% change year-on-year -4.44% +15.71% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,474 1,306 1,776
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.99% 28.22% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 830 1,072
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - +10.71%
10th Percentile £231 £216 £220
90th Percentile £550 £519 £541
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 80 80
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.32 £15.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.46% +0.03% -14.92%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.15 £10.75
90th Percentile £28.25 £37.85 £38.88
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

DataPower
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for DataPower in the West Midlands

DataPower
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DataPower in the West Midlands

DataPower
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataPower within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. 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
Shropshire - 4 £604 -
DataPower
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for DataPower.

1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Tivoli

DataPower
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) AWS Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Migration Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) IBM