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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 28 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing DB2 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.55% 1.55% 1.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.71% 7.50% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate £413 - £370
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 - £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +64.58%
DB2
Merseyside

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
56 40 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 23.83% 20.73% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 20 12
Average daily rate £438 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (85.71%) Oracle
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (50.00%) Informatica
3 7 (50.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
4 4 (28.57%) IBM
4 4 (28.57%) SAP
4 4 (28.57%) Unix
5 3 (21.43%) Sybase
6 2 (14.29%) AIX
6 2 (14.29%) MQSeries
6 2 (14.29%) CICS
6 2 (14.29%) zOS
6 2 (14.29%) SAP BW
6 2 (14.29%) NetWeaver
6 2 (14.29%) ERP
6 2 (14.29%) Security Management
6 2 (14.29%) RACF
6 2 (14.29%) Middleware
6 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
6 2 (14.29%) Information Security
6 2 (14.29%) ISPF
6 2 (14.29%) High Availability
6 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (14.29%) CICS
1 2 (14.29%) MQSeries
1 2 (14.29%) NetWeaver
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Kerberos
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) SSH
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (50.00%) InterSystems Cache
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (14.29%) SAP BW
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Bugzilla
1 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) OBIEE Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) AIX Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) RACF Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) ISPF
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Basis
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) DLPAR
2 1 (7.14%) HACMP
2 1 (7.14%) LPAR
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) AIX
2 2 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
2 2 (14.29%) ERP
2 2 (14.29%) High Availability
2 2 (14.29%) Information Security
2 2 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) ETL
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (7.14%) People Management
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) CLIST
2 1 (7.14%) JCL
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) REXX
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (14.29%) RACF
1 2 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (7.14%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) zSecure
2 1 (7.14%) Legato
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) Informatica
3 4 (28.57%) IBM
3 4 (28.57%) SAP
4 3 (21.43%) Sybase
5 2 (14.29%) CA