The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for IBM InfoSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM InfoSphere 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
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 580 573 581
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8  
Contract jobs citing IBM InfoSphere 28 66 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.27% 0.56% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 36 19
Median daily rate £419 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.25% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £625 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £369 £575
% change year-on-year +5.08% -35.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.50

IBM InfoSphere 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 with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10282 11885 12104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.81% 22.18% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6965 7982 7762
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 187 159
Median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.35% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £14.60 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.04 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

IBM InfoSphere
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM InfoSphere in the UK

IBM InfoSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM InfoSphere in the UK

IBM InfoSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM InfoSphere over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM InfoSphere in the UK

IBM InfoSphere
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM InfoSphere within the UK 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
England -7 26 £419 -18.29% 3
London +11 12 £444 -22.82% 2
South East +8 9 £475 +15.15%
Southampton - 5 - -
Hampshire - 5 - -
West Midlands +11 4 £350 -26.31%
Surrey +13 3 £475 -
Scotland +25 2 - - 1
Glasgow - 2 - -
Berkshire +19 1 - -
Midlands +8 1 - -
Guildford +3 1 - -
Warwickshire +2 1 £425 -
Bracknell 0 1 - -
City of London -9 1 - - 1
Worcestershire - 1 £350 -
Warwick - 1 £425 -
Worcester - 1 £350 -

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM InfoSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for IBM InfoSphere.

1 60 (85.71%) IBM
2 41 (58.57%) ETL
3 37 (52.86%) SQL
4 33 (47.14%) Oracle
5 32 (45.71%) Data Modelling
6 30 (42.86%) DB2
6 30 (42.86%) Data Quality
7 28 (40.00%) DataStage
8 25 (35.71%) SAP
9 19 (27.14%) Informatica
10 16 (22.86%) Management Information System
10 16 (22.86%) Finance
11 15 (21.43%) SQL Server
12 14 (20.00%) Data Management
13 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (18.57%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (17.14%) Migration
14 12 (17.14%) Data Governance
14 12 (17.14%) Information Governance
14 12 (17.14%) Master Data Management
15 11 (15.71%) Talend
15 11 (15.71%) Talend Open Studio
15 11 (15.71%) Data Analysis
15 11 (15.71%) Java
16 10 (14.29%) Data Migration
16 10 (14.29%) NoSQL
16 10 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
17 9 (12.86%) Billing
17 9 (12.86%) Banking
18 8 (11.43%) XML

IBM InfoSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (5.71%) IIS
1 4 (5.71%) JBoss
1 4 (5.71%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.29%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.29%) SAS
3 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.71%) MS Office
3 2 (2.86%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.86%) SPSS
4 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) Bluemix
3 1 (1.43%) GitHub
3 1 (1.43%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.43%) Slack
3 1 (1.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) HTTPS
1 2 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (42.86%) DB2
2 28 (40.00%) DataStage
3 15 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 10 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 8 (11.43%) Big Data
5 8 (11.43%) Relational Database
6 7 (10.00%) Hadoop
7 6 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database
7 6 (8.57%) RDBMS
8 5 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (7.14%) Data Mining
8 5 (7.14%) Geospatial Data
8 5 (7.14%) Power BI
8 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (5.71%) Data Lake
10 3 (4.29%) MySQL
10 3 (4.29%) OLAP
10 3 (4.29%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (10.00%) ERwin
3 6 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.57%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (1.43%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.43%) JIRA
4 1 (1.43%) Travis CI
General
1 16 (22.86%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Banking
2 9 (12.86%) Billing
3 6 (8.57%) Back Office
3 6 (8.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Legal
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (40.00%) Consultant
2 20 (28.57%) Data Consultant
3 19 (27.14%) Data Quality Consultant
4 14 (20.00%) Analyst
4 14 (20.00%) Architect
5 13 (18.57%) Data Analyst
6 12 (17.14%) Data Architect
7 11 (15.71%) Technical Consultant
8 10 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
8 10 (14.29%) SAP Data Consultant
8 10 (14.29%) SAP Technical Consultant
9 6 (8.57%) Data Quality Analyst
9 6 (8.57%) Developer
9 6 (8.57%) Quality Analyst
10 4 (5.71%) Geospatial Architect
11 3 (4.29%) DataStage Developer
11 3 (4.29%) Senior Data Quality Analyst
11 3 (4.29%) Senior Quality Analyst
11 3 (4.29%) SQL Analyst
11 3 (4.29%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) XML
2 6 (8.57%) XML Messaging
2 6 (8.57%) XML Schema
3 5 (7.14%) Kafka
3 5 (7.14%) PostGIS
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.43%) Middleware
5 1 (1.43%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.86%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.57%) SWIFT
4 4 (5.71%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (4.29%) Replication
6 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.43%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Linux
2 6 (8.57%) Windows
3 5 (7.14%) Unix
4 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (58.57%) ETL
2 32 (45.71%) Data Modelling
3 14 (20.00%) Data Management
4 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (18.57%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (17.14%) Data Governance
5 12 (17.14%) Information Governance
5 12 (17.14%) Master Data Management
5 12 (17.14%) Migration
6 11 (15.71%) Data Analysis
7 10 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 10 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (11.43%) Data Integration
9 7 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (8.57%) Analytics
10 6 (8.57%) Information Management
10 6 (8.57%) Metadata Management
10 6 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (8.57%) UML
11 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.86%) SQL
2 11 (15.71%) Java
3 7 (10.00%) Python
4 6 (8.57%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.29%) C++
7 2 (2.86%) C
7 2 (2.86%) Perl
7 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.86%) VB
8 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (42.86%) Data Quality
2 6 (8.57%) ISO20022
3 1 (1.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Ansible
1 5 (7.14%) Puppet
2 4 (5.71%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (5.71%) logstash
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (4.29%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.43%) Nagios
4 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 60 (85.71%) IBM
2 33 (47.14%) Oracle
3 25 (35.71%) SAP
4 19 (27.14%) Informatica
5 11 (15.71%) Talend
6 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
7 7 (10.00%) Tableau
8 5 (7.14%) Cognos
8 5 (7.14%) DataFlux
8 5 (7.14%) ESRI
9 4 (5.71%) AppDynamics
10 3 (4.29%) Ab Initio
10 3 (4.29%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (4.29%) Netezza
10 3 (4.29%) Teradata
10 3 (4.29%) Trillium
11 2 (2.86%) Hyperion
11 2 (2.86%) JD Edwards
12 1 (1.43%) CA
12 1 (1.43%) Embarcadero