The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 41 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DB2 8 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.11% - 1.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.16% - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Median daily rate £427 - £398
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 - £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 - £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
DB2
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
98 75 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 25.79% 22.06% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 55 64
Median daily rate £393 £389 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.02% -2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £530 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 0 3
Median hourly rate £20.50 - £15.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.06 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -1.53%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing DB2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DB2 across the Lancashire region.

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

DB2
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Blackpool - 4 £390 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £462 -
Preston - 1 - -
DB2
North West

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DB2 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for DB2.

1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (80.00%) Mainframe
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) Ingres
4 5 (50.00%) Database Security
4 5 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) AIX
6 3 (30.00%) HPUX
6 3 (30.00%) Solaris
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) DHCP
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Unix
6 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (30.00%) EMC
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
7 2 (20.00%) Migration
7 2 (20.00%) VMware
7 2 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (20.00%) FTP
7 2 (20.00%) HTTP
7 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) FTP
2 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Ingres
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) DBA
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) OAT Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) OAT Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (10.00%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) AIX
2 3 (30.00%) HPUX
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Solaris
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Database Security
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) VMware