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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 21 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing DB2 15 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.88% 0.70% 0.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 30.61% 2.70% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £22.50
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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
49 37 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 19.22% 26.06% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 22
Average daily rate £350 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £303 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +20.00%

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 29 May 2015.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (45.00%) SDLC
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
1 9 (45.00%) IBM
2 7 (35.00%) REXX
2 7 (35.00%) SAP
2 7 (35.00%) Mainframe
3 6 (30.00%) JCL
3 6 (30.00%) SAP Basis
3 6 (30.00%) zOS
3 6 (30.00%) OMEGAMON
4 5 (25.00%) FMCG
4 5 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (25.00%) UNIX
4 5 (25.00%) C
4 5 (25.00%) OLTP
5 4 (20.00%) Sybase
5 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (15.00%) HTML
6 3 (15.00%) Middleware
7 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (10.00%) Change Management
7 2 (10.00%) Finance
7 2 (10.00%) MS Office
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.00%) C#
7 2 (10.00%) .NET
7 2 (10.00%) MySQL
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle
7 2 (10.00%) XML

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (5.00%) SAS
1 1 (5.00%) CICS
1 1 (5.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SSH
1 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) OLTP
2 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (5.00%) OLAP
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.00%) ERwin
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) DBA
2 12 (60.00%) DB2 DBA
3 5 (25.00%) Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Administrator
6 2 (10.00%) DB2 Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) SAP Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) Senior SAP Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Change Project Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Project Assistant
7 1 (5.00%) IT Assistant
7 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) SAP Basis
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) Middleware
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (25.00%) FMCG
3 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) PKI
4 1 (5.00%) PMI
4 1 (5.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) zOS
2 5 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) SDLC
2 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) ETL
3 2 (10.00%) People Management
3 2 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.00%) Release Management
4 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) REXX
3 6 (30.00%) JCL
4 5 (25.00%) C
5 2 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
6 1 (5.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) IBM
2 7 (35.00%) SAP
3 4 (20.00%) Sybase
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) CA
5 1 (5.00%) Perforce