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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM IMS/DB
Rank - 584 573
Contract jobs citing IMS/DB 0 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.019% 0.009%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.088% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 2
Average daily rate - £285 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £285 £388
% change year-on-year
- -26.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
10528 10268 10541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.31% 21.81% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7161 6733 6520
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 163 222
Average hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +0.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £15.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £47.50 £51.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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
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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) VSAM
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source

IMS/DB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL