The table below looks at the statistics for IMS/DB skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IMS/DB over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM IMS/DB
Rank 634 607 594
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -13
Contract jobs citing IMS/DB 2 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.027% 0.002%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.018% 0.12% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
Median daily rate £475 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +25.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £525 £338
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +55.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
IMS/DB
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11174 12027 11005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.39% 23.26% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7527 7995 6917
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 182 183
Median hourly rate £31.70 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.80% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £16.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%

IMS/DB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing IMS/DB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

IMS/DB Jobs Demand Trend in England

IMS/DB
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IMS/DB across the England region.

IMS/DB Daily Rate Trend in England

IMS/DB
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IMS/DB across the England region.

IMS/DB Hourly Rate Trend in England

IMS/DB
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IMS/DB within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
West Midlands - 2 £475 -
IMS/DB
UK

IMS/DB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IMS/DB 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 England region with a requirement for IMS/DB.

1 3 (75.00%) JCL
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (75.00%) DB2
1 3 (75.00%) COBOL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) VSAM
3 1 (25.00%) ENOVIA
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Wholesale Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Perforce
3 1 (25.00%) Essbase
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security

IMS/DB
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (25.00%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) ENOVIA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (25.00%) Easytrieve
2 1 (25.00%) Essbase
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Expert
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Support
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Subject Matter Expert
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) VSAM
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) PLM
1 1 (25.00%) Product Management
1 1 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) COBOL
1 3 (75.00%) JCL
2 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) REXX
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Calypso
2 1 (25.00%) Perforce
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) Unisys