Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for DataStage skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DataStage over the 6 months to 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM InfoSphere DataStage
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 87 112
Rank change year-on-year +1 +25 -18
Contract jobs citing DataStage 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.45% 0.15% 0.096%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.00% 0.61% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Cheshire median daily rate £500 £538 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +45.76% -14.24%
10th Percentile £435 £504 £333
90th Percentile £525 £601 £399
North West median daily rate £368 £500 £458
% change year-on-year -26.50% +9.29% -3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

DataStage is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 300 328 367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 22.62% 24.59% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 243 266
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +17.65%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 1
Cheshire median hourly rate £24.00 £17.93 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.85% +2.46% +9.38%
10th Percentile £9.00 £13.34 £16.25
90th Percentile £27.00 £36.25 £18.75
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +22.14% -12.50% +27.39%

DataStage
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing DataStage as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for DataStage in Cheshire

DataStage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DataStage in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for DataStage in Cheshire

DataStage
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataStage within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 5 £500 -
DataStage
North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DataStage also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for DataStage.

1 6 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Tivoli
4 3 (50.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (50.00%) ETL
4 3 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (50.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (50.00%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
5 2 (33.33%) SLA
5 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) SAS
6 1 (16.67%) Data Lineage

DataStage
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (50.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) DataStage Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) DataStage Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 3 (50.00%) ETL
1 3 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Lineage
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle