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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 10 24 27
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +3
Contract jobs citing DB2 31 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.40% 1.08% 1.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.33% 3.64% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
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£350 £383 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
- +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £24.38
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +23.07%
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
93 55 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 25.20% 29.73% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 33
Average daily rate £320 £411 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.18% +13.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £276 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 July 2015. 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
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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 +6 17 £350 -8.49%
Wirral - 3 - -
Bootle - 2 - -
DB2
North West

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 27 (64.29%) SAP
2 18 (42.86%) IBM
2 18 (42.86%) SAP Basis
3 14 (33.33%) UNIX
4 10 (23.81%) SQL
5 9 (21.43%) AIX
5 9 (21.43%) Mainframe
5 9 (21.43%) JCL
6 8 (19.05%) SDLC
7 7 (16.67%) zOS
7 7 (16.67%) REXX
8 6 (14.29%) OMEGAMON
8 6 (14.29%) FMCG
9 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (11.90%) Release Management
9 5 (11.90%) NetWeaver
9 5 (11.90%) OLTP
9 5 (11.90%) SAN
9 5 (11.90%) C
10 4 (9.52%) CRM
10 4 (9.52%) SAP CRM
11 3 (7.14%) Finance
11 3 (7.14%) People Management
11 3 (7.14%) Middleware
11 3 (7.14%) HTML
11 3 (7.14%) Oracle
11 3 (7.14%) Sybase
12 2 (4.76%) MS Office

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (11.90%) NetWeaver
2 2 (4.76%) SAS
2 2 (4.76%) CICS
3 1 (2.38%) SAP EP
3 1 (2.38%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.38%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) SAN
2 1 (2.38%) SSH
2 1 (2.38%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) OLTP
2 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.76%) SAP BW
2 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) DBA
2 15 (35.71%) DB2 DBA
3 8 (19.05%) Consultant
4 7 (16.67%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 7 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
5 6 (14.29%) Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) SAP Basis Specialist
7 3 (7.14%) DB2 Specialist
7 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Project Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) DB2 Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) SAP Architect
9 1 (2.38%) Project Assistant
9 1 (2.38%) IT Assistant
9 1 (2.38%) Operations Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) SAP Basis
2 3 (7.14%) HTML
2 3 (7.14%) Middleware
3 2 (4.76%) SAP XI
3 2 (4.76%) .NET
3 2 (4.76%) XML
3 2 (4.76%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Mainframe
2 6 (14.29%) FMCG
3 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Tandem
5 1 (2.38%) PKI
5 1 (2.38%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) UNIX
2 9 (21.43%) AIX
3 7 (16.67%) zOS
4 2 (4.76%) HPUX
5 1 (2.38%) OS/390
5 1 (2.38%) Windows
5 1 (2.38%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) SDLC
2 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (11.90%) Release Management
3 4 (9.52%) CRM
4 3 (7.14%) People Management
5 2 (4.76%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
5 2 (4.76%) ETL
5 2 (4.76%) Project Management
5 2 (4.76%) Data Security
5 2 (4.76%) Integration Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.38%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.38%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.38%) Time Management
6 1 (2.38%) Database Tuning
6 1 (2.38%) Security Management
6 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) JCL
3 7 (16.67%) REXX
4 5 (11.90%) C
5 2 (4.76%) C#
5 2 (4.76%) COBOL
5 2 (4.76%) Java
5 2 (4.76%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.38%) NATURAL
6 1 (2.38%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) SAP
2 18 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 3 (7.14%) Sybase
4 2 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) CA