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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 19 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing DB2 17 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.56% 1.71% 2.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.67% 5.45% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £383 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
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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
75 55 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 24.51% 31.43% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 11
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 July 2015.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (57.14%) IBM
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 14 (50.00%) Mainframe
4 13 (46.43%) zOS
5 12 (42.86%) Time Sharing Option
6 9 (32.14%) Middleware
6 9 (32.14%) Sybase
6 9 (32.14%) SAP
7 8 (28.57%) REXX
7 8 (28.57%) JCL
7 8 (28.57%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 8 (28.57%) SDLC
7 8 (28.57%) ISPF
8 7 (25.00%) SSH
8 7 (25.00%) RACF
8 7 (25.00%) Information Security
8 7 (25.00%) SAP Basis
8 7 (25.00%) MQSeries
8 7 (25.00%) CICS
8 7 (25.00%) SSL
8 7 (25.00%) CA
8 7 (25.00%) Kerberos
9 6 (21.43%) FMCG
9 6 (21.43%) OMEGAMON
9 6 (21.43%) zSecure
10 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (17.86%) OLTP
10 5 (17.86%) UNIX
10 5 (17.86%) C

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (25.00%) MQSeries
1 7 (25.00%) CICS
2 3 (10.71%) SAS
3 1 (3.57%) SAP EP
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Kerberos
1 7 (25.00%) SSL
1 7 (25.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) OLTP
2 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) DBA
2 11 (39.29%) DB2 DBA
3 7 (25.00%) Consultant
4 6 (21.43%) SAP Consultant
4 6 (21.43%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 6 (21.43%) Security Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Information Security Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) DB2 Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Project Assistant
7 1 (3.57%) IT Assistant
7 1 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Change Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) RACF Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Adabas DBA
7 1 (3.57%) SAP Basis Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) Middleware
2 8 (28.57%) ISPF
3 7 (25.00%) SAP Basis
4 3 (10.71%) HTML
5 2 (7.14%) .NET
5 2 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (21.43%) FMCG
3 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) PKI
5 1 (3.57%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) zOS
2 5 (17.86%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) AIX
3 1 (3.57%) OS/390
3 1 (3.57%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) SDLC
2 7 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (10.71%) Release Management
4 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.14%) ETL
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) People Management
4 2 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
5 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Security Management
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) REXX
2 8 (28.57%) JCL
3 5 (17.86%) C
4 3 (10.71%) Assembly Language
5 2 (7.14%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) CLIST
6 1 (3.57%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.57%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Certification
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Time Sharing Option
2 8 (28.57%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 7 (25.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) OMEGAMON
1 6 (21.43%) zSecure
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) IBM
2 9 (32.14%) Sybase
2 9 (32.14%) SAP
3 7 (25.00%) CA
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle