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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Informatica PowerExchange
Rank 604 613 587
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -26
Contract jobs citing PowerExchange 21 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.005% 0.002%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.19% 0.029% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 1
Average daily rate
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£413 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
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
11091 10235 9072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.94% 18.40% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7076 6050 5272
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 422 380
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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 8 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 28 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
Edinburgh - 11 £406 -
Scotland - 11 £406 -
England -4 10 £525 - 1
London +24 7 £525 -
City of London - 3 £525 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £350 -
South East - 3 £350 - 1

PowerExchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) Informatica
2 22 (81.48%) PowerCenter
3 18 (66.67%) UNIX
4 17 (62.96%) ETL
5 15 (55.56%) Data Quality
6 13 (48.15%) Banking
7 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 12 (44.44%) SQL
8 9 (33.33%) Oracle
8 9 (33.33%) Data Modelling
8 9 (33.33%) Data Integration
9 8 (29.63%) Mainframe
10 7 (25.93%) Linux
11 6 (22.22%) AIX
11 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
11 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
11 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
11 6 (22.22%) Finance
11 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (22.22%) JIRA
11 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
12 5 (18.52%) SDLC
12 5 (18.52%) VSAM
12 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
13 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
13 4 (14.81%) Migration
13 4 (14.81%) FTP
14 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
14 3 (11.11%) EMC

PowerExchange
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) FTP
2 3 (11.11%) SAN
2 3 (11.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (81.48%) PowerCenter
2 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) JIRA
General
1 13 (48.15%) Banking
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Informatica Developer
3 10 (37.04%) Consultant
4 9 (33.33%) Informatica Consultant
5 8 (29.63%) Architect
6 5 (18.52%) ETL Architect
7 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
8 3 (11.11%) Senior Informatica Developer
9 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 1 (3.70%) Informatica Architect
10 1 (3.70%) Informatica Specialist
10 1 (3.70%) Business Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 8 (29.63%) Mainframe
3 5 (18.52%) VSAM
4 3 (11.11%) EMC Centera
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) UNIX
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
3 6 (22.22%) AIX
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) ETL
2 9 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
3 5 (18.52%) SDLC
4 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (11.11%) Validation
5 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.11%) Data Validation
5 3 (11.11%) Data Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (7.41%) ETL Development
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.70%) B2B
7 1 (3.70%) Server Building
7 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 3 (11.11%) Korn
3 3 (11.11%) C-shell
4 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (55.56%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Informatica
2 9 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 3 (11.11%) EMC
5 2 (7.41%) Teradata
6 1 (3.70%) IBM