The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 27 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing DB2 12 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.67% 2.91% 1.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.63% 15.00% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate £438 £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £450 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +64.58%
DB2
North West

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 Merseyside region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
82 60 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.08% 19.42% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 26 19
Average daily rate £401 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -90.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

DB2
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -4 5 £425 -5.55% 1
Bootle - 1 - -
DB2
North West

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 14 (60.87%) Oracle
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) SAP
3 7 (30.43%) Unix
3 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (30.43%) Informatica
3 7 (30.43%) InterSystems Cache
3 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (30.43%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database
3 7 (30.43%) Dashboard Development
4 5 (21.74%) IBM
4 5 (21.74%) CICS
5 4 (17.39%) SAP BW
5 4 (17.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (17.39%) SAP Basis
6 3 (13.04%) High Availability
6 3 (13.04%) Banking
6 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (13.04%) Finance
6 3 (13.04%) NetWeaver
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) AIX
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.04%) Sybase
7 2 (8.70%) Flash
7 2 (8.70%) MQSeries
7 2 (8.70%) CRM

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (21.74%) CICS
2 3 (13.04%) NetWeaver
3 2 (8.70%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.35%) SAP EP
4 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP BPC
2 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.35%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) Kerberos
2 1 (4.35%) SSH
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (30.43%) InterSystems Cache
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle BI EE
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (17.39%) SAP BW
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.70%) SAP HANA
5 1 (4.35%) MySQL
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
1 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (13.04%) Banking
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) OBIEE Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) DB2 Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) SAP Basis Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Unix Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) AIX Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Basis Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Storage Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) SAP Basis
2 2 (8.70%) Flash
2 2 (8.70%) ISPF
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) SAP XI
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) DLPAR
2 2 (8.70%) HACMP
2 2 (8.70%) LPAR
2 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Unix
2 3 (13.04%) AIX
3 2 (8.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Dashboard Development
2 3 (13.04%) High Availability
2 3 (13.04%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) CRM
3 2 (8.70%) ERP
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Security Management
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.35%) ETL
4 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Time Management
4 1 (4.35%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Assembly Language
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) CLIST
2 1 (4.35%) JCL
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) REXX
2 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (8.70%) PowerHA
1 2 (8.70%) RACF
1 2 (8.70%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Legato
2 2 (8.70%) Tivoli
2 2 (8.70%) zSecure
3 1 (4.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Oracle
2 10 (43.48%) SAP
3 7 (30.43%) Informatica
4 5 (21.74%) IBM
5 3 (13.04%) Sybase
6 2 (8.70%) CA
7 1 (4.35%) BMC
7 1 (4.35%) Remedy