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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Informatica PowerCenter
Rank 135 125 130
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing PowerCenter 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.092% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.41% 0.65% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £290
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +20.68%
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
725 613 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.30% 21.60% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 337 372
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £215 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 43
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.15 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.91% -51.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.49 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £37.28 £45.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

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 18 December 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 2 £400 -
PowerCenter
England

PowerCenter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 24 (96.00%) Informatica
2 22 (88.00%) ERwin
2 22 (88.00%) Oracle
3 20 (80.00%) ETL
4 19 (76.00%) Data Modelling
4 19 (76.00%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (64.00%) SQL
6 14 (56.00%) PL/SQL
6 14 (56.00%) Oracle Database
7 13 (52.00%) Dimensional Modelling
7 13 (52.00%) Shell Script
8 12 (48.00%) Migration
8 12 (48.00%) Physical Data Model
9 11 (44.00%) CA
10 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
11 9 (36.00%) Rational Rose
11 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (36.00%) Data Integration
12 8 (32.00%) Business Analysis
12 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
12 8 (32.00%) Data Architecture
12 8 (32.00%) EAI
12 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (32.00%) Web Services
13 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
14 3 (12.00%) UNIX
15 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
15 2 (8.00%) Data Transformation

PowerCenter
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 1 (4.00%) PowerExchange
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (76.00%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (56.00%) Oracle Database
3 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 22 (88.00%) ERwin
2 9 (36.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Informatica Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Data Modeller
4 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Informatica Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Data Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Data Build Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) ETL Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (36.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) ETL
2 19 (76.00%) Data Modelling
3 13 (52.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 12 (48.00%) Migration
4 12 (48.00%) Physical Data Model
5 9 (36.00%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (32.00%) Business Analysis
6 8 (32.00%) Data Architecture
6 8 (32.00%) EAI
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) Data Transformation
8 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (4.00%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (4.00%) Workflow
8 1 (4.00%) Scrum
8 1 (4.00%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) PL/SQL
3 13 (52.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) Informatica
2 22 (88.00%) Oracle
3 11 (44.00%) CA
4 1 (4.00%) Teradata