The table below looks at the statistics for PowerCenter skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerCenter over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Informatica PowerCenter
Rank 142 129 105
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -24
Contract jobs citing PowerCenter 4 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.037% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.53% 0.18% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
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£350 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £300 £398
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -24.52%
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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
759 568 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.61% 21.15% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 329 321
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 16
Average hourly rate £46.00 £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £16.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £143.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

PowerCenter
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

PowerCenter Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PowerCenter
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

PowerCenter Daily Rate Trend in the North West

PowerCenter
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerCenter within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 3 £350 - 1
PowerCenter
England

PowerCenter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing PowerCenter 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 PowerCenter.

1 8 (100.00%) Informatica
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (75.00%) ETL
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) Data Transformation
5 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
5 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (37.50%) B2B
5 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 3 (37.50%) ERwin
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) PowerExchange
6 2 (25.00%) UNIX
6 2 (25.00%) Rational Rose
6 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g

PowerCenter
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing PowerCenter 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 PowerCenter. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) OLAP
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) ERwin
2 2 (25.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Informatica Developer
3 2 (25.00%) ETL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Informatica ETL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ETL
2 4 (50.00%) Data Transformation
3 3 (37.50%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) B2B
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Change Data Capture
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Informatica
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) Teradata