The table below looks at the statistics for IBM InfoSphere skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM InfoSphere over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM InfoSphere
Rank 583 555 539
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -16
Contract jobs citing IBM InfoSphere 35 31 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.059% 0.084%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.29% 0.26% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 26
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£538 £513 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% -4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £278 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £750 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £750 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+150.00% +13.20%
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
11906 11930 11709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.45% 22.70% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7754 7342 6813
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 234 318
Average hourly rate £31.20 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +3.27%

IBM InfoSphere
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IBM InfoSphere Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IBM InfoSphere
Daily Rate Trend

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

IBM InfoSphere Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IBM InfoSphere
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM InfoSphere within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

IBM InfoSphere Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IBM InfoSphere
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM InfoSphere within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 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
England -30 30 £538 +4.87% 5
London -6 23 £413 -21.42% 2
City of London +24 7 £398 -22.43%
Berkshire +9 3 £800 +255.55%
South East -26 3 £800 +255.55%
Reading - 2 £800 -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Pudsey - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Leeds - - - -

IBM InfoSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IBM InfoSphere 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 IBM InfoSphere.

1 64 (83.12%) IBM
2 32 (41.56%) ETL
3 28 (36.36%) DataStage
4 24 (31.17%) SQL
4 24 (31.17%) Data Management
5 23 (29.87%) Oracle
6 21 (27.27%) Data Quality
7 20 (25.97%) Data Modelling
8 17 (22.08%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (22.08%) Master Data Management
9 16 (20.78%) Informatica
10 15 (19.48%) Migration
11 14 (18.18%) PL/SQL
12 13 (16.88%) SAP
12 13 (16.88%) Banking
13 12 (15.58%) Data Migration
13 12 (15.58%) Data Governance
13 12 (15.58%) Ab Initio
13 12 (15.58%) Finance
13 12 (15.58%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (14.29%) DB2
14 11 (14.29%) Security Cleared
15 10 (12.99%) Analytics
15 10 (12.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (12.99%) QualityStage
16 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
16 9 (11.69%) Trillium
16 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (11.69%) Change Data Capture
16 9 (11.69%) Data Integration

IBM InfoSphere
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IBM InfoSphere 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 IBM InfoSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.79%) IIS
2 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.90%) SAS
3 2 (2.60%) CICS
3 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.30%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.90%) PowerPivot
3 2 (2.60%) MS Project
3 2 (2.60%) MS Office
4 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.60%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.30%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (36.36%) DataStage
2 17 (22.08%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (14.29%) DB2
4 10 (12.99%) QualityStage
4 10 (12.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
6 7 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
6 7 (9.09%) Oracle Database
7 6 (7.79%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (5.19%) Big Data
9 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Power View
9 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.90%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (3.90%) Oracle OWB
10 2 (2.60%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.60%) OLTP
10 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
10 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (2.60%) BODI
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (5.19%) ERwin
3 2 (2.60%) Toad
4 1 (1.30%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (1.30%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.30%) Maven
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.30%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.30%) Rational Rose
4 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.30%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (16.88%) Banking
2 12 (15.58%) Finance
3 6 (7.79%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.90%) Marketing
5 3 (3.90%) Advertising
6 2 (2.60%) Retail
7 1 (1.30%) Billing
7 1 (1.30%) Publishing
7 1 (1.30%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.30%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 20 (25.97%) Consultant
2 13 (16.88%) Architect
3 12 (15.58%) Developer
4 10 (12.99%) Analyst
5 9 (11.69%) Data Consultant
6 7 (9.09%) Data Architect
6 7 (9.09%) DBA
7 6 (7.79%) DataStage Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Data Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) ETL Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) DataStage Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) DB2 DBA
9 4 (5.19%) Data Modeller
9 4 (5.19%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Administrator
10 3 (3.90%) Team Leader
10 3 (3.90%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.90%) ETL Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Master Data Consultant
11 2 (2.60%) Data Quality Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) MSMQ
2 2 (2.60%) ISPF
2 2 (2.60%) XML
3 1 (1.30%) ODBC
3 1 (1.30%) Web Services
3 1 (1.30%) Java EE
3 1 (1.30%) JPA
3 1 (1.30%) Apache OpenJPA
3 1 (1.30%) REST
3 1 (1.30%) MEAP
3 1 (1.30%) WSDL
3 1 (1.30%) JAX-RPC
3 1 (1.30%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.30%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Data Integration
2 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (5.19%) Replication
3 4 (5.19%) Derivative
4 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.60%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.60%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.60%) DataPower
5 2 (2.60%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.30%) Statistics
6 1 (1.30%) Spread Betting
6 1 (1.30%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Linux
2 5 (6.49%) UNIX
2 5 (6.49%) Windows
2 5 (6.49%) AIX
3 3 (3.90%) zOS
4 2 (2.60%) MVS
5 1 (1.30%) Tru64
5 1 (1.30%) Android
5 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.30%) HPUX
5 1 (1.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.56%) ETL
2 24 (31.17%) Data Management
3 20 (25.97%) Data Modelling
4 17 (22.08%) Master Data Management
5 15 (19.48%) Migration
6 12 (15.58%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (15.58%) Data Governance
6 12 (15.58%) Data Migration
7 10 (12.99%) Analytics
8 9 (11.69%) Change Data Capture
8 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (7.79%) Data Architecture
9 6 (7.79%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.79%) TOGAF
10 5 (6.49%) Workflow
10 5 (6.49%) UML
10 5 (6.49%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (6.49%) Information Governance
10 5 (6.49%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.17%) SQL
2 14 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 7 (9.09%) Java
4 6 (7.79%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.19%) Perl
5 4 (5.19%) C
5 4 (5.19%) C++
5 4 (5.19%) Korn
6 3 (3.90%) Python
7 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.60%) JCL
8 1 (1.30%) VBA
8 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) Degree
4 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (27.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Tivoli
1 3 (3.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 3 (3.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 64 (83.12%) IBM
2 23 (29.87%) Oracle
3 16 (20.78%) Informatica
4 13 (16.88%) SAP
5 12 (15.58%) Ab Initio
6 9 (11.69%) Trillium
7 8 (10.39%) Teradata
8 7 (9.09%) Datanomic
9 6 (7.79%) Talend
10 5 (6.49%) DataFlux
11 4 (5.19%) Lotus
11 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
12 3 (3.90%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (3.90%) Tableau
12 3 (3.90%) Siebel
13 2 (2.60%) hybris
13 2 (2.60%) BMC
13 2 (2.60%) Sybase
14 1 (1.30%) Business Objects
14 1 (1.30%) Cognos