The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 71 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DB2 22 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.91% - 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.98% - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 1
Average daily rate £320 - £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £419 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.50% +4.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-13.12% -
DB2
England

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 North East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
245 194 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 21.27% 26.11% 31.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 122 134
Average daily rate £338 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £510 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £35.50 £17.07 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.93% +17.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in the North East

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the North East region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the North East region.

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

DB2
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Tyne and Wear - 22 £320 -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 26 (83.87%) Linux
2 24 (77.42%) SQL Server
3 23 (74.19%) Perl
3 23 (74.19%) CA
4 21 (67.74%) Oracle
4 21 (67.74%) Unix
4 21 (67.74%) Windows
5 20 (64.52%) HP
6 19 (61.29%) BMC
7 17 (54.84%) TCP/IP
7 17 (54.84%) Tivoli
7 17 (54.84%) MOM
7 17 (54.84%) Shell Script
7 17 (54.84%) ITIL
7 17 (54.84%) SQL
7 17 (54.84%) VB
7 17 (54.84%) Windows Server
8 16 (51.61%) ServiceNow
8 16 (51.61%) Security Cleared
9 15 (48.39%) HP SiteScope
10 13 (41.94%) SC Cleared
10 13 (41.94%) MS Excel
11 12 (38.71%) SAN
12 11 (35.48%) Server Monitoring
13 10 (32.26%) CICS
13 10 (32.26%) SLA
13 10 (32.26%) IBM
13 10 (32.26%) COBOL
13 10 (32.26%) Java
13 10 (32.26%) Incident Management

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 10 (32.26%) CICS
2 6 (19.35%) Apache
2 6 (19.35%) IIS
2 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
3 4 (12.90%) MQSeries
4 3 (9.68%) iPlanet
4 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
5 2 (6.45%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (41.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) TCP/IP
2 12 (38.71%) SAN
3 8 (25.81%) FTP
4 6 (19.35%) SSL
4 6 (19.35%) WinSCP
5 3 (9.68%) BIG-IP
5 3 (9.68%) Firewall
5 3 (9.68%) Internet
5 3 (9.68%) LDAP
6 2 (6.45%) NAS
6 2 (6.45%) SSH
7 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (77.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 6 (19.35%) Easytrieve
2 6 (19.35%) MS Access
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.23%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Eclipse
1 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) JUnit
General
1 6 (19.35%) Banking
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Applications Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Monitoring Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Applications Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Microsoft Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Chief Architect
4 1 (3.23%) Mainframe Specialist
4 1 (3.23%) Mainframe Support
4 1 (3.23%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) Scala Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Subject Matter Expert
4 1 (3.23%) Systems Programmer
4 1 (3.23%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Technical Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Unix Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) ISPF
2 6 (19.35%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.90%) J2EE
4 3 (9.68%) JSP
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (6.45%) Web Services
6 1 (3.23%) JMS
6 1 (3.23%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Mainframe
2 9 (29.03%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (19.35%) VSAM
4 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
6 3 (9.68%) AS400
6 3 (9.68%) Clustering
7 2 (6.45%) Grid Computing
7 2 (6.45%) HP Storage
7 2 (6.45%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 26 (83.87%) Linux
2 21 (67.74%) Unix
2 21 (67.74%) Windows
3 17 (54.84%) Windows Server
4 7 (22.58%) MVS
5 4 (12.90%) zOS
6 3 (9.68%) AIX
6 3 (9.68%) Solaris
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) ITIL
2 11 (35.48%) Server Monitoring
3 10 (32.26%) Incident Management
4 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
5 6 (19.35%) Problem Management
6 5 (16.13%) Change Management
6 5 (16.13%) High Availability
6 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
7 4 (12.90%) ITIL V3
7 4 (12.90%) Operations Management
7 4 (12.90%) Performance Management
8 3 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (9.68%) Project Management
8 3 (9.68%) Six Sigma
9 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (6.45%) QMS
9 2 (6.45%) Server Building
9 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) Perl
2 17 (54.84%) Shell Script
2 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 17 (54.84%) VB
3 10 (32.26%) COBOL
3 10 (32.26%) Java
4 9 (29.03%) JCL
5 7 (22.58%) C#
5 7 (22.58%) C++
5 7 (22.58%) REXX
6 6 (19.35%) Assembly Language
6 6 (19.35%) CLIST
6 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
6 6 (19.35%) VBA
7 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Security Cleared
2 13 (41.94%) SC Cleared
3 8 (25.81%) AAT
4 7 (22.58%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) SLA
2 3 (9.68%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Firmware
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (54.84%) MOM
1 17 (54.84%) Tivoli
2 15 (48.39%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (9.68%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (9.68%) OpenView
3 3 (9.68%) Tivoli NetView
3 3 (9.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (6.45%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (6.45%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (6.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) CA
2 21 (67.74%) Oracle
3 20 (64.52%) HP
4 19 (61.29%) BMC
5 16 (51.61%) ServiceNow
6 10 (32.26%) IBM
7 6 (19.35%) Micro Focus
7 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.68%) BEA
8 3 (9.68%) Cisco
8 3 (9.68%) Cognos
8 3 (9.68%) F5
8 3 (9.68%) Opsware
8 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
8 3 (9.68%) Sun
8 3 (9.68%) VMware
9 2 (6.45%) 3PAR
9 2 (6.45%) NetApp
9 2 (6.45%) Qualys
9 2 (6.45%) Symantec