The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
Rank 500 482 513
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +31
Contract jobs citing DataStage 106 92 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.89% 0.78% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 50 37
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£365 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £273 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
-21.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11929 11808 12181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.64% 22.37% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7525 7335 6959
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 195 343
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £30.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+6.96% -5.51%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -26 102 £365 -14.11% 20
London +9 57 £400 -5.88% 8
South East -15 20 £288 -30.30% 7
Berkshire -1 13 £200 -50.00% 2
City of London +21 11 £407 -7.08% 4
West Midlands -8 5 £320 - 1
North West -3 2 £600 - 2
Manchester -10 2 £600 - 2
Bristol - 2 £330 - 2
South West - 2 £330 - 2
Scotland - 2 £350 - 1
Midlands -3 1 - -
North East - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Egham - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Horsham - - - - 2
Leeds - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Reading - - - -
Stirling - - - -
York - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 2

DataStage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 140 (70.00%) ETL
2 126 (63.00%) Oracle
3 109 (54.50%) Data Warehouse
4 92 (46.00%) IBM
5 89 (44.50%) SQL
6 70 (35.00%) Cognos
7 55 (27.50%) Business Intelligence
8 47 (23.50%) Informatica
9 45 (22.50%) PL/SQL
10 40 (20.00%) Data Modelling
11 33 (16.50%) SQL Server
12 29 (14.50%) Teradata
13 28 (14.00%) DB2
14 27 (13.50%) Finance
15 26 (13.00%) IBM InfoSphere
16 24 (12.00%) Analytics
16 24 (12.00%) Banking
16 24 (12.00%) Microsoft
17 23 (11.50%) Migration
18 22 (11.00%) Windows
18 22 (11.00%) Oracle Database
19 21 (10.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 20 (10.00%) UNIX
21 19 (9.50%) Ab Initio
21 19 (9.50%) Agile Software Development
21 19 (9.50%) Dimensional Modelling
22 18 (9.00%) Linux
23 17 (8.50%) ITIL
23 17 (8.50%) MS Excel
23 17 (8.50%) Data Quality

DataStage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (7.50%) IIS
2 8 (4.00%) CICS
3 7 (3.50%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.00%) SAS
5 5 (2.50%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (2.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.00%) ColdFusion
7 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.50%) PowerExchange
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.50%) Apache
8 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.50%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.00%) SPSS
3 2 (1.00%) MS Project
3 2 (1.00%) MS Office
4 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (2.00%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (1.50%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.50%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.50%) Endur
4 1 (0.50%) HFM
4 1 (0.50%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.50%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.00%) SaaS
2 2 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.00%) DHCP
1 2 (1.00%) DNS
1 2 (1.00%) SAN
1 2 (1.00%) VLAN
1 2 (1.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (54.50%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (16.50%) SQL Server
3 28 (14.00%) DB2
4 26 (13.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 22 (11.00%) Oracle Database
6 21 (10.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (8.00%) Oracle ODI
8 13 (6.50%) QualityStage
8 13 (6.50%) Data Mart
9 11 (5.50%) Big Data
9 11 (5.50%) Relational Database
10 10 (5.00%) SAP Data Services
10 10 (5.00%) Oracle OLAP
10 10 (5.00%) QlikView
10 10 (5.00%) OLAP
11 8 (4.00%) Oracle OWB
11 8 (4.00%) Spotfire
11 8 (4.00%) Hadoop
12 7 (3.50%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (3.50%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 7 (3.50%) Toad
1 7 (3.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (3.00%) ERwin
3 3 (1.50%) JIRA
4 2 (1.00%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.50%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.50%) LSMW
General
1 27 (13.50%) Finance
2 24 (12.00%) Banking
3 10 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (3.00%) Advertising
6 4 (2.00%) Retail
6 4 (2.00%) Japanese Language
7 3 (1.50%) Marketing
8 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.50%) German Language
9 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Publishing
9 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (34.50%) Developer
2 35 (17.50%) DataStage Developer
3 29 (14.50%) Analyst
3 29 (14.50%) Consultant
4 23 (11.50%) Architect
5 14 (7.00%) Data Architect
5 14 (7.00%) ETL Developer
6 12 (6.00%) DataStage Consultant
7 10 (5.00%) ETL Consultant
8 8 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
8 8 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Manager
8 8 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
8 8 (4.00%) Test Analyst
9 7 (3.50%) Services Delivery Manager
9 7 (3.50%) Release Manager
9 7 (3.50%) Service Manager
9 7 (3.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 7 (3.50%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (3.50%) Data Analyst
9 7 (3.50%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.00%) XML
2 5 (2.50%) Middleware
2 5 (2.50%) .NET
2 5 (2.50%) COM
3 4 (2.00%) Web Services
3 4 (2.00%) MSMQ
4 2 (1.00%) MDX
4 2 (1.00%) HTML
4 2 (1.00%) J2EE
4 2 (1.00%) CSS
5 1 (0.50%) JSP
5 1 (0.50%) Servlets
5 1 (0.50%) Struts
5 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.50%) EJB
5 1 (0.50%) ODBC
5 1 (0.50%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.50%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.50%) Spring
5 1 (0.50%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.00%) Data Integration
2 14 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.50%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.00%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.00%) VSAM
5 5 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.50%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.50%) Derivative
6 3 (1.50%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.50%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.00%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.00%) Replication
7 2 (1.00%) PDA
7 2 (1.00%) iSeries
7 2 (1.00%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.50%) User Experience
8 1 (0.50%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.00%) Windows
2 20 (10.00%) UNIX
3 18 (9.00%) Linux
4 8 (4.00%) AIX
5 5 (2.50%) Solaris
6 2 (1.00%) HPUX
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.50%) Tru64
7 1 (0.50%) Android
7 1 (0.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (70.00%) ETL
2 55 (27.50%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 24 (12.00%) Analytics
5 23 (11.50%) Migration
6 19 (9.50%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (9.50%) Dimensional Modelling
7 17 (8.50%) ITIL
7 17 (8.50%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (8.00%) Data Management
9 15 (7.50%) Data Architecture
10 14 (7.00%) Data Migration
11 13 (6.50%) TOGAF
12 12 (6.00%) Test Scripting
12 12 (6.00%) Master Data Management
13 11 (5.50%) Data Mapping
14 10 (5.00%) Project Management
14 10 (5.00%) PRINCE2
15 9 (4.50%) Regression Testing
15 9 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (44.50%) SQL
2 45 (22.50%) PL/SQL
3 11 (5.50%) Java
4 7 (3.50%) COBOL
5 5 (2.50%) C++
6 4 (2.00%) C
6 4 (2.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.50%) JCL
7 3 (1.50%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.50%) Python
7 3 (1.50%) R
8 2 (1.00%) VBA
8 2 (1.00%) RPG IV
8 2 (1.00%) Perl
8 2 (1.00%) RPG
9 1 (0.50%) C#
9 1 (0.50%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.50%) ABAP
9 1 (0.50%) Korn
9 1 (0.50%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 14 (7.00%) Degree
2 8 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.50%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.50%) Data Quality
2 11 (5.50%) QA
3 3 (1.50%) SLA
4 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.50%) Basel II
4 1 (0.50%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.50%) GxP
4 1 (0.50%) COREP
System Software
1 2 (1.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.00%) XenApp
1 2 (1.00%) XenServer
1 2 (1.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.50%) Control-M
2 2 (1.00%) SCCM
2 2 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.50%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 126 (63.00%) Oracle
2 92 (46.00%) IBM
3 70 (35.00%) Cognos
4 47 (23.50%) Informatica
5 29 (14.50%) Teradata
6 24 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 19 (9.50%) Ab Initio
8 15 (7.50%) SAP
9 13 (6.50%) Business Objects
10 12 (6.00%) MicroStrategy
11 9 (4.50%) Tableau
11 9 (4.50%) Siebel
12 7 (3.50%) Trillium
12 7 (3.50%) Talend
12 7 (3.50%) Axway
12 7 (3.50%) TIBCO
13 6 (3.00%) Netezza
14 5 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
15 4 (2.00%) DataFlux
15 4 (2.00%) Retek
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