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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
Rank 489 450 473
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +23
Contract jobs citing DataStage 88 111 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.83% 1.03% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 53 25
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£460 £444 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% -1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £250 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £596 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £431 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.24% +32.69%
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
10664 10771 10427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.01% 22.13% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6955 6616 6331
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 £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 215 241
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £13.69 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.23 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+24.07% -10.00%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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
England -43 83 £468 +10.00% 27
London +11 58 £483 +7.22% 9
Yorkshire +1 8 £400 +86.04% 1
East Midlands - 7 £335 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 7 £335 - 2
Nottingham - 6 £335 - 2
North West -3 5 £475 -7.31% 6
City of London +4 4 £388 -29.54% 1
Manchester -3 3 £475 -9.52% 5
West Midlands +1 2 - - 2
Scotland -7 2 £325 -29.72% 1
Edinburgh -7 2 £325 -29.72%
South East -52 2 - - 3
Wales - 2 - - 1
Bristol -9 1 £315 -37.00% 2
Berkshire -15 1 - -
South West -29 1 £315 -47.14% 4
West Yorkshire - 1 £460 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - - 3
West Sussex - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Chester - - - - 1
Crawley - - - -
Egham - - - - 1
Folkestone - - - -
Horsham - - - -

DataStage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 109 (55.05%) ETL
2 94 (47.47%) Oracle
3 88 (44.44%) IBM
3 88 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
4 79 (39.90%) SQL
5 48 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
6 46 (23.23%) DB2
7 45 (22.73%) Data Modelling
8 44 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 41 (20.71%) Finance
10 39 (19.70%) Informatica
10 39 (19.70%) UNIX
11 36 (18.18%) IBM InfoSphere
12 34 (17.17%) Cognos
13 32 (16.16%) PL/SQL
13 32 (16.16%) Banking
14 29 (14.65%) Teradata
15 28 (14.14%) Performance Tuning
16 26 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
16 26 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
17 23 (11.62%) Business Objects
18 22 (11.11%) QA
18 22 (11.11%) Data Architecture
19 20 (10.10%) Linux
19 20 (10.10%) Oracle Database
19 20 (10.10%) Analytics
20 19 (9.60%) Mainframe
21 18 (9.09%) Migration
22 17 (8.59%) Retail
23 16 (8.08%) SQL Server Integration Services

DataStage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 13 (6.57%) CICS
2 12 (6.06%) SAS
3 9 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.53%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.53%) IIS
5 4 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.01%) JBoss
6 2 (1.01%) Apache
6 2 (1.01%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.52%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.01%) SPSS
4 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.01%) Summit
3 1 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.51%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
2 46 (23.23%) DB2
3 44 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 36 (18.18%) IBM InfoSphere
5 20 (10.10%) Oracle Database
6 16 (8.08%) Oracle ODI
6 16 (8.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (6.57%) QualityStage
7 13 (6.57%) Big Data
8 12 (6.06%) OLAP
8 12 (6.06%) Oracle OLAP
9 10 (5.05%) OLTP
10 8 (4.04%) SAP Data Services
10 8 (4.04%) Relational Database
11 7 (3.54%) Data Mart
11 7 (3.54%) RDBMS
11 7 (3.54%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (3.03%) PowerCenter
12 6 (3.03%) Data Mining
13 5 (2.53%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (3.03%) JIRA
1 6 (3.03%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (2.02%) Toad
3 3 (1.52%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 41 (20.71%) Finance
2 32 (16.16%) Banking
3 17 (8.59%) Retail
4 6 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.52%) Advertising
5 3 (1.52%) Marketing
5 3 (1.52%) Back Office
6 2 (1.01%) Law
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 68 (34.34%) Developer
2 39 (19.70%) Architect
3 30 (15.15%) Consultant
4 20 (10.10%) Analyst
4 20 (10.10%) ETL Developer
5 16 (8.08%) Data Architect
6 15 (7.58%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (7.58%) DataStage Developer
7 11 (5.56%) Project Manager
8 9 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (4.04%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 8 (4.04%) Senior Architect
10 7 (3.54%) DataStage Consultant
11 6 (3.03%) Test Manager
11 6 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.03%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.03%) Senior Data Architect
11 6 (3.03%) Technical Design Leader
12 5 (2.53%) Test Analyst
12 5 (2.53%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.05%) Middleware
2 5 (2.53%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (2.53%) XML
3 3 (1.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (1.01%) Web Services
5 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.51%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.51%) HTML
5 1 (0.51%) .NET
5 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.60%) Mainframe
3 14 (7.07%) Data Integration
4 13 (6.57%) Data Structures
5 12 (6.06%) Replication
5 12 (6.06%) VSAM
6 5 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.53%) DataPower
7 4 (2.02%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.01%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.01%) Derivative
8 2 (1.01%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.01%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.51%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.51%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 39 (19.70%) UNIX
2 20 (10.10%) Linux
3 9 (4.55%) Windows
4 8 (4.04%) AIX
5 7 (3.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (55.05%) ETL
2 48 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
3 45 (22.73%) Data Modelling
4 28 (14.14%) Performance Tuning
5 26 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (11.11%) Data Architecture
7 20 (10.10%) Analytics
8 18 (9.09%) Migration
9 15 (7.58%) Change Data Capture
10 13 (6.57%) Dimensional Modelling
10 13 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (6.57%) Data Management
11 12 (6.06%) Project Management
11 12 (6.06%) Data Governance
12 11 (5.56%) Data Mapping
13 10 (5.05%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (4.55%) Data Cleansing
14 9 (4.55%) Waterfall
14 9 (4.55%) Information Management
15 8 (4.04%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 79 (39.90%) SQL
2 32 (16.16%) PL/SQL
3 15 (7.58%) Java
4 14 (7.07%) COBOL
5 6 (3.03%) Perl
5 6 (3.03%) JCL
6 5 (2.53%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.02%) ABAP
7 4 (2.02%) Python
8 3 (1.52%) C
9 2 (1.01%) C++
9 2 (1.01%) Korn
9 2 (1.01%) R
9 2 (1.01%) VBA
10 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.51%) C#
10 1 (0.51%) PHP
10 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (4.55%) Degree
2 7 (3.54%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.51%) OCA
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.51%) PMP
4 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.11%) QA
2 16 (8.08%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.51%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (4.55%) Control-M
2 8 (4.04%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.01%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.51%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 94 (47.47%) Oracle
2 88 (44.44%) IBM
3 39 (19.70%) Informatica
4 34 (17.17%) Cognos
5 29 (14.65%) Teradata
6 23 (11.62%) Business Objects
7 16 (8.08%) SAP
8 9 (4.55%) Microsoft
8 9 (4.55%) CA
9 8 (4.04%) Ab Initio
10 7 (3.54%) Netezza
10 7 (3.54%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (3.03%) Talend
12 5 (2.53%) Tableau
12 5 (2.53%) HP
13 4 (2.02%) Trillium
13 4 (2.02%) DataFlux
13 4 (2.02%) Datanomic
14 2 (1.01%) TIBCO
14 2 (1.01%) Citrix