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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 23 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing DB2 10 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.88% 0.77% 1.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.83% 2.78% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
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£395 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £27.50
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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
48 36 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 18.60% 27.69% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 24
Average daily rate £365 £308 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.69% -15.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £14.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1083.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 24 April 2015.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (38.46%) SAP Basis
1 5 (38.46%) SAP
1 5 (38.46%) IBM
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) FMCG
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (23.08%) OMEGAMON
3 3 (23.08%) REXX
3 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
4 2 (15.38%) JCL
4 2 (15.38%) zOS
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) OLTP
4 2 (15.38%) C
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) Sybase
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) Perforce
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Banking
5 1 (7.69%) Release Management

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) OLTP
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) OLAP
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
1 1 (7.69%) ERwin
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) DBA
2 8 (61.54%) DB2 DBA
3 4 (30.77%) Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) Administrator
5 2 (15.38%) DB2 Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior DBA
6 1 (7.69%) SAP Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Senior SAP Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) SAP Basis
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) FMCG
2 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) zOS
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) REXX
3 2 (15.38%) JCL
3 2 (15.38%) C
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) SAP
1 5 (38.46%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) Sybase
3 1 (7.69%) Perforce
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft