The table below looks at the statistics for PowerExchange skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerExchange over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Informatica PowerExchange
Rank 605 601 575
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -26
Contract jobs citing PowerExchange 21 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.008% 0.049%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.22% 0.044% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 9
Average daily rate £475 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £335 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £375 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +11.11%
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 Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9387 9192 8770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.21% 17.96% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6103 5694 5163
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 317 304
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.88 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

PowerExchange
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerExchange within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

PowerExchange Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PowerExchange
Daily Rate Trend

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

PowerExchange Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PowerExchange
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerExchange within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

PowerExchange Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PowerExchange
Hourly Rate Trend

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

PowerExchange Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PowerExchange
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerExchange within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 21 £475 -
North East - 10 £497 -
Tyne and Wear - 10 £497 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £497 -
London - 5 £550 -
West Midlands - 5 £450 -
City of London - 3 £550 -
Leeds - 1 £335 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £335 -
Yorkshire - 1 £335 -

PowerExchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PowerExchange 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 PowerExchange.

1 29 (100.00%) Informatica
2 27 (93.10%) PowerCenter
3 17 (58.62%) Oracle
4 16 (55.17%) AIX
4 16 (55.17%) Linux
4 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
4 16 (55.17%) WebSphere
5 13 (44.83%) Oracle Database
6 12 (41.38%) Data Quality
6 12 (41.38%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (41.38%) Solaris
6 12 (41.38%) Java
7 11 (37.93%) .NET
7 11 (37.93%) J2EE
7 11 (37.93%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (37.93%) IIS
7 11 (37.93%) Unix
7 11 (37.93%) Windows
7 11 (37.93%) Apache
7 11 (37.93%) Tomcat
7 11 (37.93%) ETL
7 11 (37.93%) HTTP
7 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
7 11 (37.93%) Configuration Management
7 11 (37.93%) Red Hat
7 11 (37.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 11 (37.93%) SSL
7 11 (37.93%) Log4j
7 11 (37.93%) VMware
7 11 (37.93%) Jenkins

PowerExchange
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PowerExchange 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 PowerExchange. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (55.17%) WebSphere
2 11 (37.93%) Apache
2 11 (37.93%) IIS
2 11 (37.93%) Jetty
2 11 (37.93%) nginx
2 11 (37.93%) Oracle 10gAS
2 11 (37.93%) Oracle Application Server
2 11 (37.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 11 (37.93%) Tomcat
2 11 (37.93%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) HTTP
1 11 (37.93%) SSL
1 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
2 10 (34.48%) DHCP
2 10 (34.48%) DNS
2 10 (34.48%) FTP
2 10 (34.48%) IPsec
3 5 (17.24%) NAS
3 5 (17.24%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (93.10%) PowerCenter
2 13 (44.83%) Oracle Database
3 12 (41.38%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
5 5 (17.24%) Data Mining
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
1 11 (37.93%) Log4j
General
1 9 (31.03%) Banking
2 8 (27.59%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Informatica Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) ETL Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Informatica Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Web Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Informatica Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior WebOps Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Unix Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) .NET
1 11 (37.93%) J2EE
2 10 (34.48%) Servlets
3 5 (17.24%) Web Services
3 5 (17.24%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (17.24%) XML
3 5 (17.24%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) EMC Centera
2 4 (13.79%) Data Integration
2 4 (13.79%) Mainframe
2 4 (13.79%) VSAM
3 3 (10.34%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) AIX
1 16 (55.17%) Linux
2 12 (41.38%) Solaris
3 11 (37.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (37.93%) Unix
3 11 (37.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Automated Testing
1 11 (37.93%) Configuration Management
1 11 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (37.93%) ETL
1 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
2 10 (34.48%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) CRM
4 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
4 5 (17.24%) Data Transformation
4 5 (17.24%) Data Validation
4 5 (17.24%) DevOps
4 5 (17.24%) EAI
4 5 (17.24%) High Availability
4 5 (17.24%) Migration
4 5 (17.24%) SDLC
4 5 (17.24%) Validation
4 5 (17.24%) Web Operations
4 5 (17.24%) Workflow
5 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) Java
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) C-shell
3 5 (17.24%) Korn
3 5 (17.24%) PL/SQL
3 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (37.93%) Xen
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (6.90%) SRDF
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Informatica
2 17 (58.62%) Oracle
3 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
4 11 (37.93%) Axway
4 11 (37.93%) Red Hat
4 11 (37.93%) VMware
5 10 (34.48%) Genesys
6 6 (20.69%) SAP
7 5 (17.24%) EMC
7 5 (17.24%) Siebel
7 5 (17.24%) Sun