The table below looks at the statistics for DataStage skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataStage over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
Rank 191 192 199
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing DataStage 10 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.72% 0.78% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.41% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £392 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £625 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £387 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-22.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1383 1407 1433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 25.24% 22.49% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 1041 1102
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -30.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

DataStage
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

DataStage Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

DataStage
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

DataStage Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

DataStage
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DataStage across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

DataStage Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

DataStage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 8 (61.54%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (61.54%) ETL
2 8 (61.54%) IBM
3 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (46.15%) Data Modelling
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) Cognos
4 5 (38.46%) Banking
5 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) DB2
5 4 (30.77%) Informatica
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) QlikView
6 3 (23.08%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
6 3 (23.08%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (15.38%) Teradata
7 2 (15.38%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (15.38%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (15.38%) Master Data Management
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (15.38%) PowerPivot
7 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
7 2 (15.38%) Data Management
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) Java
8 1 (7.69%) Perl

DataStage
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) PowerPivot
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Loan IQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) DB2
3 3 (23.08%) QlikView
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
4 2 (15.38%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (7.69%) QualityStage
5 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
5 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Toad
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Business Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) DataStage Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Warehouse Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ETL
2 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (46.15%) Data Modelling
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (23.08%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (15.38%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (15.38%) Master Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
6 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
6 1 (7.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 8 (61.54%) IBM
3 5 (38.46%) Cognos
4 4 (30.77%) Informatica
5 2 (15.38%) Teradata
6 1 (7.69%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (7.69%) Trillium
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) Ab Initio
6 1 (7.69%) Tableau
6 1 (7.69%) Netezza
6 1 (7.69%) DataFlux
6 1 (7.69%) Datanomic