The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 June 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 135 99
Rank change year-on-year +21 -36  
Contract jobs citing IBM InfoSphere 2 5 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.100% 0.17% 0.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.47% 0.79% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 12
Median daily rate - £438 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +17.50% -15.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 423 632 565
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 21.08% 21.19% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 391 380
Median daily rate £375 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +15.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £503 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 17
Median hourly rate £30.00 £23.25 £18.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +28.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £36.50 £38.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

IBM InfoSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

IBM InfoSphere
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM InfoSphere in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for IBM InfoSphere.

1 6 (100.00%) ETL
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) DataStage
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Cognos
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
5 2 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) OLAP
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (33.33%) Data Lineage
5 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
6 1 (16.67%) Data Lake
6 1 (16.67%) Case Management
6 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (16.67%) SAS
6 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence

IBM InfoSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (66.67%) DataStage
2 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (33.33%) OLAP
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (16.67%) Data Lake
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DataStage Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) DataStage ETL Developer
2 2 (33.33%) ETL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 2 (33.33%) Data Lineage
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Case Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Cognos
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago