The table below looks at the statistics for DataStage skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataStage over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
Rank 114 111 133
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Contract jobs citing DataStage 9 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.36% 0.88% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.53% 4.42% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £230 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £550 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £425 £343
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +24.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
DataStage
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
356 520 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.22% 19.86% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 247 196
Average daily rate £380 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 5
Average hourly rate £175.00 £37.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+366.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

DataStage
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DataStage across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DataStage Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

DataStage
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DataStage across the Berkshire region.

DataStage Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

DataStage
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DataStage across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

DataStage Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

DataStage
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataStage within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Average
Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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DataStage
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DataStage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing DataStage also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DataStage.

1 17 (85.00%) Oracle
2 16 (80.00%) ETL
3 11 (55.00%) DB2
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (35.00%) IBM
6 6 (30.00%) SQL
7 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 5 (25.00%) Linux
7 5 (25.00%) Cognos
7 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
8 4 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
8 4 (20.00%) Star Schema
8 4 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (20.00%) Data Mapping
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (20.00%) Lotus
8 4 (20.00%) MSMQ
8 4 (20.00%) Windows
8 4 (20.00%) IIS
9 3 (15.00%) ITIL
9 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
9 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
10 2 (10.00%) RPG IV
10 2 (10.00%) iSeries
10 2 (10.00%) TOGAF

DataStage
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing DataStage also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DataStage. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) DB2
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (20.00%) Star Schema
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Toad
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) DataStage Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) ETL Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) RPG Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior RPG Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.00%) DataStage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) MSMQ
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (5.00%) HPUX
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) ETL
2 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 4 (20.00%) Data Mapping
4 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 2 (10.00%) DSDM
5 2 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (5.00%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.00%) RPG
3 2 (10.00%) RPG IV
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) IBM
3 5 (25.00%) Cognos
4 4 (20.00%) Lotus
5 1 (5.00%) HP