The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 32 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Contract jobs citing DB2 9 25 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.60% 6.72% 0.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.92% 31.65% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 1
Median daily rate £315 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
130 79 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 37.57% 21.24% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 42 28
Median daily rate £340 £344 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £475 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+28.84% -17.46%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing DB2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -13 4 £315 -10.00%
Bootle - 1 - -
DB2
North West

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DB2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for DB2.

1 9 (47.37%) CICS
1 9 (47.37%) Banking
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
3 7 (36.84%) Project Management
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
4 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (26.32%) SAP
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) SAP BW
6 3 (15.79%) NetWeaver
7 2 (10.53%) SAP Basis
7 2 (10.53%) OMEGAMON
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (10.53%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
7 2 (10.53%) Tivoli
7 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
7 2 (10.53%) OLTP
7 2 (10.53%) IBM
7 2 (10.53%) C
7 2 (10.53%) COBOL
7 2 (10.53%) HTML
7 2 (10.53%) Java
7 2 (10.53%) Informatica

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (47.37%) CICS
2 3 (15.79%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SAP BW
3 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.53%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (10.53%) OLTP
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 9 (47.37%) Banking
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (10.53%) DB2 DBA
4 2 (10.53%) DBA
4 2 (10.53%) OBIEE Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) DB2 Developer
5 1 (5.26%) DB2 Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Storage Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Flash
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Basis
2 1 (5.26%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) zOS
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) Dashboard Development
2 2 (10.53%) ERP
3 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.26%) Information Management
3 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.26%) SDLC
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) C
2 2 (10.53%) COBOL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) REXX
3 1 (5.26%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (10.53%) Tivoli
1 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) SAP
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Informatica