The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 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 DB2
Rank 22 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing DB2 12 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.04% 1.57% 3.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.29% 4.62% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £383 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+116.66% +14.28%
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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 Liverpool region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
84 65 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 28.28% 34.03% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 17
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £273 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.71 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing DB2 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 DB2.

1 16 (59.26%) SQL
1 16 (59.26%) IBM
2 14 (51.85%) Mainframe
3 13 (48.15%) zOS
4 12 (44.44%) Time Sharing Option
5 10 (37.04%) Sybase
6 9 (33.33%) SAP
6 9 (33.33%) SDLC
6 9 (33.33%) Middleware
7 8 (29.63%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 8 (29.63%) REXX
7 8 (29.63%) JCL
7 8 (29.63%) ISPF
8 7 (25.93%) SSH
8 7 (25.93%) RACF
8 7 (25.93%) Information Security
8 7 (25.93%) SAP Basis
8 7 (25.93%) MQSeries
8 7 (25.93%) Kerberos
8 7 (25.93%) CICS
8 7 (25.93%) SSL
8 7 (25.93%) CA
9 6 (22.22%) UNIX
9 6 (22.22%) OMEGAMON
9 6 (22.22%) zSecure
10 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (18.52%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (18.52%) C
10 5 (18.52%) OLTP
11 4 (14.81%) HTML

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing DB2 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 DB2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.93%) MQSeries
1 7 (25.93%) CICS
2 3 (11.11%) SAS
3 1 (3.70%) SAP EP
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Kerberos
1 7 (25.93%) SSL
1 7 (25.93%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) OLTP
2 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.70%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) DBA
2 9 (33.33%) DB2 DBA
3 7 (25.93%) Consultant
4 6 (22.22%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 6 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
4 6 (22.22%) Information Security Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Security Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) DB2 Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Project Assistant
7 1 (3.70%) IT Assistant
7 1 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Change Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) RACF Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Adabas DBA
7 1 (3.70%) SAP Basis Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) Middleware
2 8 (29.63%) ISPF
3 7 (25.93%) SAP Basis
4 4 (14.81%) HTML
5 3 (11.11%) .NET
5 3 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Mainframe
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) FMCG
4 2 (7.41%) PKI
5 1 (3.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) zOS
2 6 (22.22%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
3 1 (3.70%) OS/390
3 1 (3.70%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) SDLC
2 7 (25.93%) Information Security
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) ETL
3 3 (11.11%) Release Management
3 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 3 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.41%) People Management
5 1 (3.70%) CRM
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Time Management
5 1 (3.70%) V-Model
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) Security Management
5 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) REXX
2 8 (29.63%) JCL
3 5 (18.52%) C
4 3 (11.11%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) Assembly Language
5 2 (7.41%) CLIST
6 1 (3.70%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.70%) NATURAL
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Time Sharing Option
2 8 (29.63%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 7 (25.93%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) OMEGAMON
1 6 (22.22%) zSecure
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) IBM
2 10 (37.04%) Sybase
3 9 (33.33%) SAP
4 7 (25.93%) CA
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle