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 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 91 77 68
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs citing DB2 5 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.31% 0.89% 0.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.41% 4.23% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Average daily rate
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- £500 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.93%
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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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
354 260 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.89% 21.12% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 172 129
Average daily rate £375 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £9.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £33.70 £18.75
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 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 31 July 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 12 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 9 (50.00%) UNIX
2 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) COBOL
3 7 (38.89%) IBM
3 7 (38.89%) zOS
3 7 (38.89%) CICS
4 6 (33.33%) RACF
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) CA
5 5 (27.78%) VSAM
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 3 (16.67%) ETL
7 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (16.67%) MQSeries
7 3 (16.67%) LDAP
7 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (16.67%) Assembly Language
7 3 (16.67%) JCL
7 3 (16.67%) Middleware
7 3 (16.67%) Firewall
7 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (16.67%) PKI
7 3 (16.67%) ISPF
7 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
7 3 (16.67%) Banking
7 3 (16.67%) Retail
7 3 (16.67%) Stress Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (16.67%) System Integration Testing

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (38.89%) CICS
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (16.67%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LDAP
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Programmer
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Programmer
2 3 (16.67%) DBA
3 2 (11.11%) CICS Programmer
3 2 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) COBOL Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Mainframe DBA
4 1 (5.56%) CICS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware
1 3 (16.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 5 (27.78%) VSAM
3 3 (16.67%) PKI
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) UNIX
2 7 (38.89%) zOS
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) ETL
1 3 (16.67%) Stress Testing
1 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 3 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) E-business
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (5.56%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) COBOL
2 3 (16.67%) Assembly Language
2 3 (16.67%) JCL
3 1 (5.56%) Caml Language
3 1 (5.56%) CLIST
3 1 (5.56%) REXX
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) RACF
2 1 (5.56%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) IBM
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) CA
4 2 (11.11%) Actimize
5 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.56%) SmartStream
5 1 (5.56%) BMC