The table below looks at the statistics for DataStage skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataStage over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
Rank 94 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing DataStage 12 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.65% 0.23% 0.083%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.05% 1.02% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
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£465 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £328 £400
% change year-on-year
+37.40% -18.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £46.50 -
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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 Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
393 294 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.23% 22.46% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 202 137
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £255 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £18.45 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.50 £18.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

DataStage
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

DataStage Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

DataStage
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

DataStage Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

DataStage
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DataStage across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

DataStage Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

DataStage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 9 (64.29%) UNIX
2 9 (64.29%) IBM
3 8 (57.14%) CICS
3 8 (57.14%) CA
3 8 (57.14%) Mainframe
3 8 (57.14%) AIX
3 8 (57.14%) Solaris
3 8 (57.14%) Middleware
3 8 (57.14%) VSAM
4 6 (42.86%) ETL
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) COBOL
5 5 (35.71%) BYOD
6 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 4 (28.57%) PKI
6 4 (28.57%) Banking
6 4 (28.57%) EFT
6 4 (28.57%) SSL
7 3 (21.43%) SMS
7 3 (21.43%) SMTP
7 3 (21.43%) FTP
7 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 3 (21.43%) SNA
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle
7 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (21.43%) SAN
7 3 (21.43%) zOS
7 3 (21.43%) RACF

DataStage
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (57.14%) CICS
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SSL
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) NAS
2 3 (21.43%) SMS
2 3 (21.43%) SMTP
2 3 (21.43%) FTP
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) SNA
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Technical Design Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Environment Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Mainframe
1 8 (57.14%) VSAM
2 5 (35.71%) BYOD
3 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 4 (28.57%) EFT
3 4 (28.57%) PKI
4 3 (21.43%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) UNIX
2 8 (57.14%) AIX
2 8 (57.14%) Solaris
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) zOS
5 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) COBOL
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) Korn
2 1 (7.14%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) RACF
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (21.43%) Time Sharing Option
1 3 (21.43%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) OMEGAMON
1 3 (21.43%) zSecure
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) IBM
2 8 (57.14%) CA
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) Teradata
5 1 (7.14%) Hyperion
5 1 (7.14%) Informatica