The first table below looks at the demand for DataStage skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataStage over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
Rank 475 474 451
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Contract jobs citing DataStage 128 78 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.03% 0.74% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 38 45
Average daily rate £425 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £346 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12403 10545 11990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.58% 21.70% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7757 6439 6807
Average daily rate £388 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 206 257
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.24 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%

DataStage
Jobs Demand Trend

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

DataStage Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DataStage
Daily Rate Trend

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

DataStage Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DataStage
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DataStage within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

DataStage Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DataStage
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DataStage within the UK.

DataStage Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DataStage
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataStage within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +12 121 £438 -2.77% 25
London +13 75 £421 -1.10% 17
South East -14 27 £500 -
Berkshire -11 19 £500 -
Yorkshire -15 8 £215 -46.25% 1
South Yorkshire +6 7 £215 -46.25%
Slough +5 7 £500 -9.09%
Sheffield -2 6 £215 -46.25%
City of London -11 6 £425 +6.25% 3
East of England -28 5 £508 -
West Midlands -6 3 £458 -
Surrey -13 3 £575 -
Scotland - 3 £400 - 1
Wales - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - - 2
South Wales - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £400 - 1
West Yorkshire -16 1 £390 +56.00%
Tyne and Wear - 1 £325 -
North East - 1 £325 -
Hampshire - 1 £505 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £390 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £325 -
Birmingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Stirling - - - -

DataStage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 155 (65.13%) Oracle
2 149 (62.61%) ETL
3 133 (55.88%) SQL
4 120 (50.42%) Data Warehouse
5 88 (36.97%) Cognos
6 85 (35.71%) IBM
7 63 (26.47%) Business Intelligence
8 42 (17.65%) SAP
8 42 (17.65%) Informatica
9 40 (16.81%) Oracle Database
10 39 (16.39%) PL/SQL
11 37 (15.55%) Data Modelling
12 35 (14.71%) SQL Server
13 32 (13.45%) DB2
14 31 (13.03%) Finance
15 30 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (10.50%) Workflow
17 24 (10.08%) UNIX
18 22 (9.24%) Banking
19 21 (8.82%) Migration
19 21 (8.82%) Siebel
19 21 (8.82%) Test Scripting
20 20 (8.40%) Linux
21 18 (7.56%) Data Integration
21 18 (7.56%) Security Cleared
21 18 (7.56%) Analytics
22 17 (7.14%) Talend
22 17 (7.14%) Relational Database
22 17 (7.14%) SC Cleared
22 17 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio

DataStage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 15 (6.30%) WebSphere
2 6 (2.52%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (2.10%) SAS
3 5 (2.10%) IIS
4 4 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.68%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.26%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (1.26%) MQSeries
5 3 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.42%) Apache
6 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.42%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.42%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (3.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (2.94%) SAP HR
3 4 (1.68%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (1.68%) Loan IQ
4 3 (1.26%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.42%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.84%) SaaS
1 2 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.10%) FTP
1 5 (2.10%) HTTP
2 3 (1.26%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (1.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (1.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (1.26%) Firewall
2 3 (1.26%) Intranet
2 3 (1.26%) Internet
2 3 (1.26%) SSL
3 1 (0.42%) NAS
3 1 (0.42%) SSH
3 1 (0.42%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (50.42%) Data Warehouse
2 40 (16.81%) Oracle Database
3 35 (14.71%) SQL Server
4 32 (13.45%) DB2
5 17 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 17 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 15 (6.30%) SAP Data Services
7 14 (5.88%) IBM InfoSphere
7 14 (5.88%) Oracle OWB
8 12 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (5.04%) Oracle ODI
9 8 (3.36%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.94%) QualityStage
11 6 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (2.52%) QlikView
12 5 (2.10%) Oracle OLAP
12 5 (2.10%) Spotfire
12 5 (2.10%) OLAP
12 5 (2.10%) Star Schema
12 5 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 17 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
2 8 (3.36%) Toad
3 7 (2.94%) ERwin
4 2 (0.84%) LSMW
5 1 (0.42%) JIRA
5 1 (0.42%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (0.42%) Ant
5 1 (0.42%) LoadRunner
General
1 31 (13.03%) Finance
2 22 (9.24%) Banking
3 11 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.20%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.78%) Retail
6 8 (3.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.10%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.84%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.42%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 91 (38.24%) Developer
2 43 (18.07%) DataStage Developer
3 31 (13.03%) Analyst
4 21 (8.82%) Architect
5 19 (7.98%) Project Manager
5 19 (7.98%) Consultant
5 19 (7.98%) ETL Developer
6 16 (6.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 11 (4.62%) DBA
8 10 (4.20%) Test Analyst
8 10 (4.20%) Oracle DBA
8 10 (4.20%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 9 (3.78%) Data Warehouse Analyst
9 9 (3.78%) Systems Analyst
10 8 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.36%) Tester
10 8 (3.36%) Service Manager
10 8 (3.36%) DataStage Consultant
10 8 (3.36%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
11 7 (2.94%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.30%) XML
2 10 (4.20%) Middleware
3 7 (2.94%) Web Services
3 7 (2.94%) J2EE
4 6 (2.52%) .NET
5 5 (2.10%) XML Schema
5 5 (2.10%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (1.26%) COM
7 2 (0.84%) SAML
7 2 (0.84%) JDBC
7 2 (0.84%) SOAP
7 2 (0.84%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.84%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (0.84%) MDX
7 2 (0.84%) Spring
7 2 (0.84%) REST
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.42%) ISPF
8 1 (0.42%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.42%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.56%) Data Integration
2 9 (3.78%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.52%) iSeries
4 5 (2.10%) DataPower
4 5 (2.10%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.68%) Replication
5 4 (1.68%) Credit Risk
5 4 (1.68%) FMCG
6 3 (1.26%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (1.26%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.84%) Derivative
7 2 (0.84%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.42%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.42%) VSAM
8 1 (0.42%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.08%) UNIX
2 20 (8.40%) Linux
3 14 (5.88%) Windows
4 10 (4.20%) AIX
5 2 (0.84%) SUSE
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (62.61%) ETL
2 63 (26.47%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (15.55%) Data Modelling
4 30 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (10.50%) Workflow
6 21 (8.82%) Migration
6 21 (8.82%) Test Scripting
7 18 (7.56%) Analytics
8 17 (7.14%) Scrum
9 11 (4.62%) Kimball Methodology
9 11 (4.62%) Dimensional Modelling
9 11 (4.62%) Data Migration
10 10 (4.20%) ITIL
10 10 (4.20%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (4.20%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (3.78%) Problem Management
11 9 (3.78%) Service Management
11 9 (3.78%) Project Management
12 8 (3.36%) Regression Testing
12 8 (3.36%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 133 (55.88%) SQL
2 39 (16.39%) PL/SQL
3 13 (5.46%) Java
4 6 (2.52%) ABAP
5 5 (2.10%) RPG IV
5 5 (2.10%) RPG
5 5 (2.10%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.84%) VBA
7 1 (0.42%) Jython
7 1 (0.42%) VB
7 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.42%) C++
7 1 (0.42%) COBOL
7 1 (0.42%) JCL
Qualifications
1 18 (7.56%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.26%) ISEB
4 2 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.42%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.88%) QA
2 8 (3.36%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.26%) Basel II
3 3 (1.26%) GxP
3 3 (1.26%) SLA
4 2 (0.84%) GCP
4 2 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 8 (3.36%) Control-M
2 3 (1.26%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.42%) nmon
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 155 (65.13%) Oracle
2 88 (36.97%) Cognos
3 85 (35.71%) IBM
4 42 (17.65%) SAP
4 42 (17.65%) Informatica
5 21 (8.82%) Siebel
6 17 (7.14%) Talend
7 11 (4.62%) Teradata
7 11 (4.62%) MicroStrategy
8 9 (3.78%) Ab Initio
9 8 (3.36%) Microsoft
9 8 (3.36%) Business Objects
10 7 (2.94%) Axway
11 5 (2.10%) Metastorm
12 4 (1.68%) Netezza
13 3 (1.26%) F5
13 3 (1.26%) TIBCO
13 3 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (1.26%) Cisco
14 2 (0.84%) Citrix
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