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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 141 110 99
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -11
Contract jobs citing DB2 20 56 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 1.25% 1.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.25% 5.55% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 22
Median daily rate £363 £413 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £377 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £480 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £26.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+69.81% -47.00%
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
889 1009 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.44% 22.53% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 676 478
Median daily rate £375 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 15
Median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £67.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -40.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +34.20%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing DB2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 October 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Manchester -22 8 £350 -15.15% 2
Merseyside -4 6 £375 -6.25%
Lancashire +19 2 £310 -31.11% 1
Cheshire +1 2 £675 +40.62% 1
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 North West region with a requirement for DB2.

1 54 (72.00%) Oracle
2 41 (54.67%) Mainframe
3 33 (44.00%) Linux
4 32 (42.67%) SQL
5 29 (38.67%) AIX
6 26 (34.67%) Windows
7 25 (33.33%) Solaris
7 25 (33.33%) Unix
8 23 (30.67%) Active Directory
8 23 (30.67%) Citrix
8 23 (30.67%) Migration
9 22 (29.33%) HPUX
9 22 (29.33%) SQL Server
9 22 (29.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (28.00%) EMC
10 21 (28.00%) DHCP
11 20 (26.67%) IBM
11 20 (26.67%) Security Cleared
12 15 (20.00%) WebSphere
13 14 (18.67%) Finance
13 14 (18.67%) SC Cleared
14 13 (17.33%) Banking
15 11 (14.67%) SOAP
16 10 (13.33%) Java
16 10 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
17 9 (12.00%) CICS
17 9 (12.00%) Data Centre
18 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
18 8 (10.67%) HTTP
18 8 (10.67%) Middleware

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 15 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (12.00%) CICS
4 2 (2.67%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.33%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.33%) IIS
5 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Office
1 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (2.67%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.00%) DHCP
2 8 (10.67%) HTTP
3 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.00%) FTP
5 3 (4.00%) Firewall
6 2 (2.67%) WinSCP
7 1 (1.33%) DNS
7 1 (1.33%) Intranet
7 1 (1.33%) SAN
7 1 (1.33%) SMTP
7 1 (1.33%) SNMP
7 1 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) Ingres
3 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.00%) Big Data
4 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.00%) MS Access
4 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.67%) SAP BW
5 2 (2.67%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.33%) DataStage
6 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (4.00%) Toad
2 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.67%) Subversion
3 1 (1.33%) Ant
3 1 (1.33%) CA Gen
3 1 (1.33%) Fiddler
3 1 (1.33%) Firebug
3 1 (1.33%) JIRA
3 1 (1.33%) JMeter
3 1 (1.33%) Selenium
3 1 (1.33%) The Grinder
General
1 14 (18.67%) Finance
2 13 (17.33%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Electronics
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (20.00%) Architect
2 12 (16.00%) Analyst
2 12 (16.00%) DBA
2 12 (16.00%) Developer
3 6 (8.00%) DB2 DBA
4 5 (6.67%) Administrator
4 5 (6.67%) AIX Architect
4 5 (6.67%) Lead Architect
4 5 (6.67%) Python Developer
5 4 (5.33%) Data Centre Manager
5 4 (5.33%) Designer
5 4 (5.33%) OAT Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) OAT Test Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Applications Architect
6 3 (4.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Mainframe DBA
6 3 (4.00%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.00%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (2.67%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) SOAP
2 8 (10.67%) Middleware
3 7 (9.33%) JSON
3 7 (9.33%) XML
4 6 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (6.67%) J2EE
6 4 (5.33%) XML Messaging
7 3 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (4.00%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (4.00%) Web Services
8 2 (2.67%) JSP
8 2 (2.67%) SAP Basis
9 1 (1.33%) CSS
9 1 (1.33%) Dojo
9 1 (1.33%) EJB
9 1 (1.33%) HTML
9 1 (1.33%) JDBC
9 1 (1.33%) JMS
9 1 (1.33%) JNDI
9 1 (1.33%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 41 (54.67%) Mainframe
2 9 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.00%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.00%) Clustering
5 3 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 33 (44.00%) Linux
2 29 (38.67%) AIX
3 26 (34.67%) Windows
4 25 (33.33%) Solaris
4 25 (33.33%) Unix
5 22 (29.33%) HPUX
5 22 (29.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (9.33%) zOS
7 2 (2.67%) MVS
8 1 (1.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.67%) Migration
2 6 (8.00%) OO
3 5 (6.67%) Database Security
3 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 5 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (6.67%) Validation
4 4 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (5.33%) Change Management
4 4 (5.33%) Data Modelling
4 4 (5.33%) Project Management
4 4 (5.33%) SOA
5 3 (4.00%) Microservices
5 3 (4.00%) TDD
5 3 (4.00%) Test Management
6 2 (2.67%) Defect Management
6 2 (2.67%) High Availability
6 2 (2.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (2.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (2.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.67%) SQL
2 10 (13.33%) Java
3 6 (8.00%) COBOL
3 6 (8.00%) Python
4 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.00%) Jython
5 2 (2.67%) JCL
5 2 (2.67%) Perl
6 1 (1.33%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.33%) C
6 1 (1.33%) Scala
6 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 23 (30.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.00%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (2.67%) Control-M
3 2 (2.67%) DameWare
3 2 (2.67%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 54 (72.00%) Oracle
2 23 (30.67%) Citrix
3 21 (28.00%) EMC
4 20 (26.67%) IBM
5 6 (8.00%) CA
5 6 (8.00%) HP
5 6 (8.00%) VMware
6 5 (6.67%) Sybase
7 4 (5.33%) SAP
8 3 (4.00%) Remedy
9 2 (2.67%) BMC
9 2 (2.67%) LexisNexis
9 2 (2.67%) Perforce
10 1 (1.33%) Intel
10 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
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