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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
Rank 474 475 450
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -25
Contract jobs citing DataStage 122 76 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.00% 0.73% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 38 42
Average daily rate £431 £450 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +22.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £346 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +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
12230 10399 11917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.75% 21.45% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7708 6281 6792
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 209 246
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £15.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.83 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.97%

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 23 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 23 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 -7 114 £438 -2.77% 20
London +28 72 £408 -0.94% 12
South East -22 24 £500 - 3
Berkshire 0 19 £500 -
Slough +7 7 £500 -9.09%
City of London -9 6 £425 +6.25% 1
East of England -31 5 £508 -
East Midlands - 5 £650 -
Surrey -8 4 £575 - 1
Yorkshire -23 4 £395 -1.25% 1
South Yorkshire +3 3 £400 - 1
Sheffield -5 3 £400 - 1
West Midlands -20 3 £458 -
Scotland - 3 £400 - 1
Wales - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £400 - 1
West Yorkshire -17 1 £390 +56.00%
North East - 1 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £325 -
Hampshire - 1 £505 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £390 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £325 -
South West - - - - 3
Egham - - - -
Crawley - - - -

DataStage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 150 (65.22%) Oracle
2 144 (62.61%) ETL
3 130 (56.52%) SQL
4 119 (51.74%) Data Warehouse
5 85 (36.96%) Cognos
5 85 (36.96%) IBM
6 61 (26.52%) Business Intelligence
7 40 (17.39%) SAP
7 40 (17.39%) Oracle Database
8 36 (15.65%) PL/SQL
8 36 (15.65%) Data Modelling
8 36 (15.65%) Informatica
9 32 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (13.48%) SQL Server
10 31 (13.48%) DB2
11 29 (12.61%) Finance
12 25 (10.87%) UNIX
13 23 (10.00%) Siebel
13 23 (10.00%) Workflow
13 23 (10.00%) Test Scripting
14 20 (8.70%) Banking
15 19 (8.26%) Migration
16 18 (7.83%) Linux
16 18 (7.83%) Data Integration
16 18 (7.83%) Analytics
17 17 (7.39%) Security Cleared
17 17 (7.39%) Scrum
18 16 (6.96%) Oracle Database 11g
18 16 (6.96%) SC Cleared
18 16 (6.96%) Relational Database

DataStage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 12 (5.22%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.17%) IIS
2 5 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.74%) CICS
3 4 (1.74%) SAS
3 4 (1.74%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.74%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.30%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (1.30%) MQSeries
4 3 (1.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.43%) Apache
6 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.43%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 7 (3.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (3.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (2.61%) SAP HR
3 4 (1.74%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (1.74%) Loan IQ
4 3 (1.30%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.43%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.87%) Office 365
1 2 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.74%) FTP
1 4 (1.74%) HTTP
2 3 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (1.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (1.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (1.30%) Firewall
2 3 (1.30%) Intranet
2 3 (1.30%) Internet
3 2 (0.87%) SSL
4 1 (0.43%) NAS
4 1 (0.43%) SSH
4 1 (0.43%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (51.74%) Data Warehouse
2 40 (17.39%) Oracle Database
3 31 (13.48%) SQL Server
3 31 (13.48%) DB2
4 16 (6.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (6.96%) Relational Database
5 14 (6.09%) Oracle OWB
5 14 (6.09%) SAP Data Services
6 13 (5.65%) IBM InfoSphere
7 11 (4.78%) Oracle ODI
8 10 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (3.48%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.61%) QualityStage
10 6 (2.61%) Spotfire
10 6 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (2.61%) QlikView
11 5 (2.17%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (2.17%) OLAP
11 5 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (2.17%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 15 (6.52%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (2.61%) ERwin
3 5 (2.17%) Toad
4 2 (0.87%) LSMW
5 1 (0.43%) JIRA
5 1 (0.43%) Ant
5 1 (0.43%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (0.43%) LoadRunner
General
1 29 (12.61%) Finance
2 20 (8.70%) Banking
3 10 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.91%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (3.48%) Retail
6 5 (2.17%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.30%) Japanese Language
7 3 (1.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Front Office
8 1 (0.43%) Legal
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 82 (35.65%) Developer
2 38 (16.52%) DataStage Developer
3 31 (13.48%) Analyst
4 21 (9.13%) Consultant
5 19 (8.26%) Project Manager
6 17 (7.39%) Architect
7 16 (6.96%) ETL Developer
7 16 (6.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 12 (5.22%) Test Analyst
9 11 (4.78%) Data Warehouse Analyst
9 11 (4.78%) DBA
10 10 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 10 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
10 10 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
11 9 (3.91%) Service Manager
12 8 (3.48%) Tester
12 8 (3.48%) Systems Analyst
12 8 (3.48%) Delivery Manager
12 8 (3.48%) DataStage Consultant
13 7 (3.04%) ETL Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.22%) XML
2 9 (3.91%) Middleware
3 6 (2.61%) .NET
3 6 (2.61%) J2EE
3 6 (2.61%) Web Services
4 5 (2.17%) XML Schema
5 4 (1.74%) COM
6 3 (1.30%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.87%) MDX
7 2 (0.87%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (0.43%) REST
8 1 (0.43%) Spring
8 1 (0.43%) ISPF
8 1 (0.43%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.43%) JDBC
8 1 (0.43%) SOAP
8 1 (0.43%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.43%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.43%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.83%) Data Integration
2 8 (3.48%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.17%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.74%) Replication
4 4 (1.74%) Credit Risk
4 4 (1.74%) DataPower
4 4 (1.74%) FMCG
4 4 (1.74%) iSeries
5 3 (1.30%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (1.30%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.87%) Derivative
7 1 (0.43%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.43%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.43%) VSAM
7 1 (0.43%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.87%) UNIX
2 18 (7.83%) Linux
3 13 (5.65%) Windows
4 10 (4.35%) AIX
5 2 (0.87%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (62.61%) ETL
2 61 (26.52%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (15.65%) Data Modelling
4 32 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (10.00%) Workflow
5 23 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 19 (8.26%) Migration
7 18 (7.83%) Analytics
8 17 (7.39%) Scrum
9 11 (4.78%) ITIL
9 11 (4.78%) Kimball Methodology
9 11 (4.78%) Dimensional Modelling
10 10 (4.35%) Data Migration
10 10 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (4.35%) Service Management
10 10 (4.35%) Regression Testing
11 9 (3.91%) Project Management
12 8 (3.48%) Service Delivery
12 8 (3.48%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 130 (56.52%) SQL
2 36 (15.65%) PL/SQL
3 12 (5.22%) Java
4 6 (2.61%) ABAP
5 5 (2.17%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.30%) RPG IV
6 3 (1.30%) COBOL
6 3 (1.30%) RPG
7 1 (0.43%) Jython
7 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.43%) VBA
7 1 (0.43%) JCL
7 1 (0.43%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 17 (7.39%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.96%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.30%) ISEB
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.43%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.52%) QA
2 7 (3.04%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.30%) GxP
3 3 (1.30%) SLA
4 2 (0.87%) Basel II
4 2 (0.87%) GCP
5 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 8 (3.48%) Control-M
2 3 (1.30%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.43%) nmon
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 150 (65.22%) Oracle
2 85 (36.96%) Cognos
2 85 (36.96%) IBM
3 40 (17.39%) SAP
4 36 (15.65%) Informatica
5 23 (10.00%) Siebel
6 15 (6.52%) Talend
7 11 (4.78%) Teradata
8 10 (4.35%) MicroStrategy
9 9 (3.91%) Microsoft
10 8 (3.48%) Business Objects
10 8 (3.48%) Axway
11 7 (3.04%) Ab Initio
12 5 (2.17%) Metastorm
13 4 (1.74%) TIBCO
13 4 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.74%) Netezza
14 3 (1.30%) F5
14 3 (1.30%) Cisco
15 2 (0.87%) Citrix
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