The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for DataStage skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DataStage over the 3 months to 28 March 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 127 127
Rank change year-on-year +22 0  
Contract jobs citing DataStage 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.59% 0.78% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £375 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.13%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

DataStage is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 337 515 633
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 19.19% 19.85% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 311 360
Median daily rate £375 £375 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 4
Median hourly rate £17.39 £14.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.21% -70.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

DataStage
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing DataStage as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for DataStage in Scotland

DataStage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DataStage in Scotland

DataStage
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataStage within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +20 1 - - 1
Glasgow +5 1 - -
DataStage
UK

DataStage
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for DataStage.

1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) IBM BigInsights
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) Informatica
2 1 (50.00%) PowerCenter
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Tableau

DataStage
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) IBM BigInsights
2 1 (50.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (50.00%) PowerCenter
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technology Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (50.00%) Informatica
2 1 (50.00%) Tableau