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 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 86 83 66
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs citing DB2 13 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.79% 0.22% 1.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.94% 1.08% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £350
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 Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
330 279 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.01% 20.03% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 160 114
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 8
Average hourly rate £16.75 £29.93 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.04% -26.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.48 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £64.00 £190.00
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 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 24 April 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 10 (62.50%) Mainframe
2 8 (50.00%) UNIX
3 7 (43.75%) IBM
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) CICS
4 6 (37.50%) zOS
5 5 (31.25%) RACF
5 5 (31.25%) COBOL
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) CA
6 4 (25.00%) VSAM
7 3 (18.75%) Banking
7 3 (18.75%) PKI
7 3 (18.75%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (18.75%) Firewall
7 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 3 (18.75%) MQSeries
7 3 (18.75%) LDAP
8 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (12.50%) SQL
8 2 (12.50%) ETL
8 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
8 2 (12.50%) Middleware
8 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Stress Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Actimize
8 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
8 2 (12.50%) Retail

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (37.50%) CICS
2 3 (18.75%) MQSeries
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (18.75%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Programmer
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Programmer
2 3 (18.75%) DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) CICS Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) DB2 Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (6.25%) CICS Systems Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Mainframe
2 4 (25.00%) VSAM
3 3 (18.75%) PKI
3 3 (18.75%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (12.50%) Replication
5 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) UNIX
2 6 (37.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) ETL
1 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
1 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (12.50%) Stress Testing
1 2 (12.50%) Migration
1 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
2 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (6.25%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
2 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) COBOL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Assembly Language
3 1 (6.25%) Caml Language
3 1 (6.25%) JCL
3 1 (6.25%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) IBM
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) CA
3 2 (12.50%) Actimize
4 1 (6.25%) BMC