The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 117 88 92
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +4
Contract jobs citing DB2 46 55 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.05% 1.76% 1.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.66% 7.50% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 13
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£433 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £323 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £548 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+116.66% +14.28%
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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
988 733 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.47% 23.46% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 418 316
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 12
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.37 £14.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £67.00 £41.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% -4.61%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

DB2
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Merseyside +11 20 £355 -7.18% 1
Manchester -13 15 £406 -18.75% 2
Cheshire -30 7 £480 +43.49%
Lancashire -11 1 £450 +9.96% 8
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 37 (38.95%) UNIX
2 33 (34.74%) IBM
3 32 (33.68%) Mainframe
4 30 (31.58%) SAP
4 30 (31.58%) SQL
5 24 (25.26%) Oracle
6 20 (21.05%) Finance
7 18 (18.95%) SAP Basis
7 18 (18.95%) SQL Server
7 18 (18.95%) zOS
8 16 (16.84%) Sybase
9 14 (14.74%) JCL
10 13 (13.68%) Middleware
10 13 (13.68%) Windows
10 13 (13.68%) Time Sharing Option
11 12 (12.63%) AIX
12 11 (11.58%) CA
12 11 (11.58%) CICS
12 11 (11.58%) RACF
13 10 (10.53%) HTML
13 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (10.53%) SDLC
13 10 (10.53%) Banking
13 10 (10.53%) ISPF
14 9 (9.47%) WebSphere
14 9 (9.47%) SAS
15 8 (8.42%) MQSeries
15 8 (8.42%) REXX
15 8 (8.42%) Job Entry Subsystem
16 7 (7.37%) SSH

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 11 (11.58%) CICS
2 9 (9.47%) SAS
2 9 (9.47%) WebSphere
3 8 (8.42%) MQSeries
4 4 (4.21%) JBoss
4 4 (4.21%) NetWeaver
5 2 (2.11%) SAP EP
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) SAP CRM
2 3 (3.16%) Unica
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) Kerberos
1 7 (7.37%) SSL
1 7 (7.37%) SSH
2 5 (5.26%) SAN
3 4 (4.21%) Firewall
3 4 (4.21%) LDAP
4 2 (2.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.05%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.32%) Informix
2 6 (6.32%) Ingres
3 5 (5.26%) OLTP
3 5 (5.26%) Base SAS
4 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.16%) MySQL
5 3 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.16%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.11%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.05%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (1.05%) Adabas
7 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (1.05%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.21%) SoapUI
2 4 (4.21%) FishEye
2 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.16%) JIRA
4 2 (2.11%) JUnit
5 1 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.05%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.05%) JMeter
5 1 (1.05%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.05%) LoadUI
General
1 20 (21.05%) Finance
2 10 (10.53%) Banking
3 6 (6.32%) Retail
4 5 (5.26%) Marketing
5 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.11%) Legal
6 1 (1.05%) Billing
6 1 (1.05%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (24.21%) DBA
2 16 (16.84%) Analyst
2 16 (16.84%) DB2 DBA
3 11 (11.58%) Consultant
4 8 (8.42%) Developer
4 8 (8.42%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 8 (8.42%) SAP Consultant
5 6 (6.32%) Information Security Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) Security Engineer
6 5 (5.26%) SAP Basis Specialist
6 5 (5.26%) Architect
6 5 (5.26%) SAP Architect
7 4 (4.21%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Administrator
8 3 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.16%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.16%) Programmer
8 3 (3.16%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.95%) SAP Basis
2 13 (13.68%) Middleware
3 10 (10.53%) HTML
3 10 (10.53%) ISPF
4 6 (6.32%) HTML5
5 4 (4.21%) XML
5 4 (4.21%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.21%) Spring
5 4 (4.21%) J2EE
5 4 (4.21%) CSS
5 4 (4.21%) Struts
6 3 (3.16%) .NET
7 2 (2.11%) SAP XI
7 2 (2.11%) jQuery
7 2 (2.11%) CSS3
8 1 (1.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (33.68%) Mainframe
2 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.32%) PKI
4 4 (4.21%) FMCG
5 2 (2.11%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.11%) Tandem
5 2 (2.11%) VSAM
5 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.05%) GIS
6 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.05%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 37 (38.95%) UNIX
2 18 (18.95%) zOS
3 13 (13.68%) Windows
4 12 (12.63%) AIX
5 2 (2.11%) HPUX
5 2 (2.11%) Solaris
5 2 (2.11%) Linux
5 2 (2.11%) Windows CE
5 2 (2.11%) Android
6 1 (1.05%) MVS
6 1 (1.05%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.53%) SDLC
2 7 (7.37%) ETL
2 7 (7.37%) Information Security
3 6 (6.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (6.32%) Data Analysis
3 6 (6.32%) Database Security
3 6 (6.32%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (5.26%) Release Management
4 5 (5.26%) CRM
5 4 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.21%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.21%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (3.16%) People Management
6 3 (3.16%) Integration Testing
6 3 (3.16%) Software Testing
6 3 (3.16%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.16%) Change Management
7 2 (2.11%) Programme Management
7 2 (2.11%) E-business
7 2 (2.11%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.58%) SQL
2 14 (14.74%) JCL
3 8 (8.42%) REXX
4 7 (7.37%) COBOL
5 5 (5.26%) C
5 5 (5.26%) C#
5 5 (5.26%) Assembly Language
6 4 (4.21%) Java
6 4 (4.21%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.11%) CLIST
7 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.11%) PHP
7 2 (2.11%) Python
8 1 (1.05%) NATURAL
8 1 (1.05%) Caml Language
8 1 (1.05%) Perl
8 1 (1.05%) C++
8 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.05%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.11%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) QA
System Software
1 13 (13.68%) Time Sharing Option
2 11 (11.58%) RACF
3 8 (8.42%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 5 (5.26%) GPFS
5 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) OMEGAMON
1 6 (6.32%) zSecure
2 5 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.11%) CA Endevor
4 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (34.74%) IBM
2 30 (31.58%) SAP
3 24 (25.26%) Oracle
4 16 (16.84%) Sybase
5 11 (11.58%) CA
6 6 (6.32%) Teradata
7 3 (3.16%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.11%) SmartStream
8 2 (2.11%) HP
9 1 (1.05%) Informatica
9 1 (1.05%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.05%) McAfee
9 1 (1.05%) Rapid7
9 1 (1.05%) Actimize
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Lytham St Annes
First Recruitment Group
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago