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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM IMS/DB
Rank 619 598 601
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs citing IMS/DB 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.018% 0.017% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £425 £285 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.12% +3.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £285 £275
% change year-on-year
- +3.63%
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
11191 11626 11556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.96% 22.95% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7653 7609 7400
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 160 202
Median hourly rate £33.50 £32.10 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.36% -8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.35 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £46.09 £54.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%

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 3 May 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 - 1 £425 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
IMS/DB
UK

IMS/DB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 2 (100.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unisys
2 1 (50.00%) Calypso
2 1 (50.00%) CICS
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (50.00%) REXX
2 1 (50.00%) zOS
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) Easytrieve
2 1 (50.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (50.00%) Essbase
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) VSAM
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Wholesale Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++

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 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) Easytrieve
2 1 (50.00%) Essbase
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe Support
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
1 1 (50.00%) REXX
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Calypso
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Perforce
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase
1 1 (50.00%) Unisys