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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM IMS/DB
Rank 620 641 614
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -27
Contract jobs citing IMS/DB 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.018% 0.008% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £425 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +49.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £285
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
11302 12210 11114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.76% 23.11% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7558 8156 7138
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 187 174
Median hourly rate £39.20 £33.55 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.84% +34.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £12.68 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

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 September 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
London -8 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
IMS/DB
UK

IMS/DB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 5 (83.33%) COBOL
1 5 (83.33%) DB2
1 5 (83.33%) JCL
2 4 (66.67%) Mainframe
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
4 2 (33.33%) REXX
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) VSAM
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Perforce
5 1 (16.67%) Essbase
5 1 (16.67%) PLM
5 1 (16.67%) Teradata
5 1 (16.67%) ENOVIA
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) Wholesale Banking
5 1 (16.67%) CA Endevor
5 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
5 1 (16.67%) Product Management
5 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation

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 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (16.67%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ENOVIA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) DataStage
2 1 (16.67%) Easytrieve
2 1 (16.67%) Essbase
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Expert
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Support
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Subject Matter Expert
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) VSAM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) PLM
2 1 (16.67%) Product Management
2 1 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) COBOL
1 5 (83.33%) JCL
2 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 2 (33.33%) REXX
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CA Endevor
1 1 (16.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Perforce
3 1 (16.67%) Calypso
3 1 (16.67%) Informatica
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Sybase
3 1 (16.67%) Teradata
3 1 (16.67%) Unisys