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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IMS/DB over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM IMS/DB
Rank 598 581 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing IMS/DB 14 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.002% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.11% 0.009% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £285 -
% change year-on-year
+84.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
12266 10901 10788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.75% 21.65% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8176 6860 6805
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 152 195
Average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.42 £13.63 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.50 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

IMS/DB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IMS/DB across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IMS/DB across the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

IMS/DB Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IMS/DB within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 12 £425 -
IMS/DB
UK

IMS/DB
Top 11 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing IMS/DB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IMS/DB.

1 14 (100.00%) COBOL
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) VBA
1 14 (100.00%) DB2
1 14 (100.00%) FTP
1 14 (100.00%) CICS
1 14 (100.00%) Control-M
1 14 (100.00%) General Ledger
2 12 (85.71%) JCL
2 12 (85.71%) MVS
3 8 (57.14%) Finance

IMS/DB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing IMS/DB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IMS/DB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (100.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 14 (100.00%) General Ledger
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) MVS
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) COBOL
1 14 (100.00%) VBA
2 12 (85.71%) JCL
Systems Management
1 14 (100.00%) Control-M