The table below looks at the statistics for PowerCenter skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerCenter over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Informatica PowerCenter
Rank 492 499 507
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing PowerCenter 139 114 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.04% 0.95% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 62 38
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£438 £368 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £281 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
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
13400 11968 11662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.55% 21.50% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8804 7393 7211
Average daily rate £401 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 179 204
Average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £13.04 £16.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £67.00 £50.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

PowerCenter
Jobs Demand Trend

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

PowerCenter Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PowerCenter
Daily Rate Trend

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

PowerCenter Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PowerCenter
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerCenter within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

PowerCenter Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PowerCenter
Hourly Rate Trend

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

PowerCenter Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PowerCenter
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 PowerCenter within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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 -16 120 £450 +23.71% 5
South East -19 50 £440 +20.54% 3
London +10 43 £500 +11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire +3 42 £338 +13.92% 1
Milton Keynes +12 34 £395 +41.07% 1
Scotland +1 18 £406 +0.93% 1
Edinburgh -2 18 £406 +0.93% 1
City of London +7 14 £463 -
East Sussex - 7 £513 -
North East - 6 £319 -
East of England - 6 £310 -
South West 0 5 £233 -37.16%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £313 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £310 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £313 -
Brighton - 5 £500 -
East Midlands -11 4 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £310 -
Bromley - 4 £550 -
Bristol - 4 £233 -
Northamptonshire - 3 - -
Northampton - 3 - -
West Midlands -4 2 £425 -24.77%
Preston +2 1 £450 +40.07%
Glasgow 0 1 - -
Surrey -5 1 £350 -30.00%
Lancashire -21 1 £450 +23.28%
North West -46 1 £450 +27.65%
Shropshire - 1 £425 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

PowerCenter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PowerCenter 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 PowerCenter.

1 231 (95.45%) Informatica
2 108 (44.63%) ETL
3 106 (43.80%) Oracle
4 90 (37.19%) SQL
5 87 (35.95%) Data Quality
6 76 (31.40%) UNIX
7 69 (28.51%) Finance
8 61 (25.21%) Banking
9 58 (23.97%) Data Warehouse
10 51 (21.07%) Data Management
11 43 (17.77%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (17.77%) Performance Tuning
12 38 (15.70%) Data Modelling
13 36 (14.88%) PL/SQL
14 35 (14.46%) Linux
14 35 (14.46%) Shell Script
14 35 (14.46%) Master Data Management
15 34 (14.05%) BusinessObjects
16 32 (13.22%) Customer Engagement
17 31 (12.81%) Oracle Database
18 29 (11.98%) SAS
19 27 (11.16%) SQL Server
20 22 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
20 22 (9.09%) PowerExchange
20 22 (9.09%) Unit Testing
21 21 (8.68%) Data Integration
21 21 (8.68%) Performance Monitoring
21 21 (8.68%) AIX
21 21 (8.68%) SAP
21 21 (8.68%) Data Mart

PowerCenter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PowerCenter 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 PowerCenter. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (11.98%) SAS
2 22 (9.09%) PowerExchange
3 9 (3.72%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (3.31%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.07%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.65%) JBoss
7 3 (1.24%) Confluence
8 1 (0.41%) Apache
8 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.41%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (3.31%) MS Office
2 6 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.48%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (2.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.41%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.65%) SaaS
2 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.07%) SAN
2 4 (1.65%) Broadband
2 4 (1.65%) FTP
3 3 (1.24%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (23.97%) Data Warehouse
2 34 (14.05%) BusinessObjects
3 31 (12.81%) Oracle Database
4 27 (11.16%) SQL Server
5 21 (8.68%) Data Mart
6 16 (6.61%) Relational Database
7 13 (5.37%) BusinessObjects XI
8 10 (4.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (4.13%) RDBMS
8 10 (4.13%) Big Data
9 9 (3.72%) Hadoop
10 7 (2.89%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 7 (2.89%) DB2
11 6 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (2.48%) Cognos Report Studio
12 5 (2.07%) Oracle OWB
13 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (1.65%) ActiveReports
14 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (5.79%) ERwin
2 9 (3.72%) JIRA
3 4 (1.65%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.41%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.41%) Subversion
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 69 (28.51%) Finance
2 61 (25.21%) Banking
3 8 (3.31%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.89%) Spanish Language
5 6 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.24%) Retail
6 3 (1.24%) International Banking
7 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.83%) Front Office
8 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.41%) Law
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 118 (48.76%) Developer
2 87 (35.95%) Informatica Developer
3 41 (16.94%) Consultant
4 36 (14.88%) Informatica Consultant
5 33 (13.64%) Administrator
6 24 (9.92%) Architect
7 16 (6.61%) Analyst
8 12 (4.96%) ETL Developer
9 9 (3.72%) Senior Developer
10 8 (3.31%) Designer
10 8 (3.31%) Hadoop Administrator
11 7 (2.89%) ETL Architect
11 7 (2.89%) Informatica ETL Developer
11 7 (2.89%) Support Analyst
12 6 (2.48%) SAS Administrator
13 5 (2.07%) Java Developer
13 5 (2.07%) Infrastructure Architect
14 4 (1.65%) Cognos Specialist
14 4 (1.65%) Oracle Developer
14 4 (1.65%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.44%) XML
2 12 (4.96%) Web Services
2 12 (4.96%) JMS
3 11 (4.55%) Middleware
4 10 (4.13%) SAP XI
5 4 (1.65%) CGI
5 4 (1.65%) XSLT
6 3 (1.24%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (1.24%) BAPI
6 3 (1.24%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (0.83%) Mason
7 2 (0.83%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.41%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.41%) EDI
8 1 (0.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.68%) Data Integration
2 20 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.79%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.13%) Data Extraction
5 7 (2.89%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.07%) VSAM
6 5 (2.07%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.24%) DataPower
7 3 (1.24%) EMC Centera
8 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.83%) Equities
9 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.41%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.41%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.41%) Derivative
9 1 (0.41%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.41%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 76 (31.40%) UNIX
2 35 (14.46%) Linux
3 21 (8.68%) AIX
4 14 (5.79%) Windows
5 5 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.24%) VMS
7 2 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (44.63%) ETL
2 51 (21.07%) Data Management
3 43 (17.77%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (17.77%) Performance Tuning
4 38 (15.70%) Data Modelling
5 35 (14.46%) Master Data Management
6 32 (13.22%) Customer Engagement
7 22 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 21 (8.68%) Performance Monitoring
9 20 (8.26%) Migration
10 19 (7.85%) Data Migration
11 18 (7.44%) Data Analysis
12 17 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (7.02%) ETL Development
13 16 (6.61%) Dimensional Modelling
14 13 (5.37%) Data Transformation
14 13 (5.37%) Validation
15 12 (4.96%) System Testing
16 11 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 90 (37.19%) SQL
2 36 (14.88%) PL/SQL
3 35 (14.46%) Shell Script
4 9 (3.72%) Java
5 7 (2.89%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.65%) Korn
7 3 (1.24%) C-shell
7 3 (1.24%) Perl
7 3 (1.24%) C++
7 3 (1.24%) DCL
8 2 (0.83%) C
8 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.41%) VBScript
9 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (2.89%) Degree
2 3 (1.24%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (35.95%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.31%) SLA
3 6 (2.48%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 14 (5.79%) Control-M
2 4 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.41%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 231 (95.45%) Informatica
2 106 (43.80%) Oracle
3 21 (8.68%) SAP
4 16 (6.61%) Cognos
5 8 (3.31%) Teradata
5 8 (3.31%) Cloudera
6 5 (2.07%) Sybase
6 5 (2.07%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (2.07%) IBM
7 4 (1.65%) Remedy
7 4 (1.65%) Solace
7 4 (1.65%) CA
8 3 (1.24%) Rackspace
8 3 (1.24%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.24%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.24%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.24%) EMC
9 2 (0.83%) Netezza
9 2 (0.83%) DataFlux
9 2 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
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