The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 81 80 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Contract jobs citing DB2 10 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.65% 0.25% 1.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.87% 1.16% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £525 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £475 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £525 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £20.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+97.50% -23.80%
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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 Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
348 258 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.73% 21.15% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 156 147
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £17.15 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £33.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.56%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the Manchester region.

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (36.84%) IBM
2 6 (31.58%) CICS
2 6 (31.58%) Mainframe
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Migration
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
3 5 (26.32%) zOS
3 5 (26.32%) SAP BW
3 5 (26.32%) NetWeaver
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) CRM
3 5 (26.32%) SAP
3 5 (26.32%) Client/Server
3 5 (26.32%) ERP
3 5 (26.32%) SAP ERP
4 4 (21.05%) Banking
4 4 (21.05%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (21.05%) UNIX
4 4 (21.05%) RACF
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) COBOL
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
5 3 (15.79%) CA
5 3 (15.79%) SAP Basis
5 3 (15.79%) VSAM
5 3 (15.79%) Relational Database

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (31.58%) CICS
2 5 (26.32%) NetWeaver
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 2 (10.53%) MQSeries
4 1 (5.26%) SAS
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) SAP ERP
2 1 (5.26%) Maximo
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
2 1 (5.26%) FTP
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SAP BW
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.26%) DataStage
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) DBA
3 3 (15.79%) Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) CICS Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) DB2 Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Report Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) CICS Systems Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) SAP Basis
2 1 (5.26%) ISPF
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Mainframe
2 5 (26.32%) Client/Server
3 4 (21.05%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (15.79%) VSAM
5 2 (10.53%) Replication
6 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.26%) PKI
6 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 1 (5.26%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
1 5 (26.32%) zOS
2 4 (21.05%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Migration
2 5 (26.32%) CRM
2 5 (26.32%) ERP
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Stress Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (5.26%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) COBOL
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Assembly Language
2 1 (5.26%) REXX
2 1 (5.26%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCNP
1 1 (5.26%) CCNA
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) MAINVIEW
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) SAP
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.79%) CA
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Nortel
4 1 (5.26%) Avaya
4 1 (5.26%) BMC
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Actimize