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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 99 108 74
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -34
Contract jobs citing DB2 33 13 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.05% 0.49% 1.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.89% 2.23% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £381 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -15.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £314 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+64.58% -40.00%
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
675 584 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.46% 21.88% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 332 363
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £210 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 26
Average hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £16.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £39.30 £42.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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
Lancashire - 12 £290 - 1
Cheshire +6 8 £463 +45.09%
Merseyside -4 7 - -
Manchester -3 3 £431 -18.00% 1
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 36 (48.00%) IBM
2 31 (41.33%) SAP
3 26 (34.67%) Mainframe
4 22 (29.33%) Oracle
5 21 (28.00%) UNIX
5 21 (28.00%) IBM Mainframe
6 18 (24.00%) Migration
7 17 (22.67%) Finance
8 16 (21.33%) SAP Basis
8 16 (21.33%) Linux
8 16 (21.33%) NetWeaver
9 14 (18.67%) SAP BW
10 13 (17.33%) CRM
11 12 (16.00%) PL/1
12 11 (14.67%) Red Hat
12 11 (14.67%) CICS
12 11 (14.67%) Client/Server
12 11 (14.67%) ERP
12 11 (14.67%) SQL
12 11 (14.67%) .NET
12 11 (14.67%) Project Management
12 11 (14.67%) Banking
12 11 (14.67%) Retail
12 11 (14.67%) SAP ERP
13 10 (13.33%) Syncsort
14 9 (12.00%) Relational Database
14 9 (12.00%) IMS/DB
14 9 (12.00%) JCL
14 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
14 9 (12.00%) RDBMS

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (21.33%) NetWeaver
2 11 (14.67%) CICS
3 6 (8.00%) SAS
4 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (1.33%) CMS
6 1 (1.33%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 11 (14.67%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.67%) Maximo
2 2 (2.67%) SAP CRM
2 2 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.33%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) SAN
2 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.67%) FTP
2 2 (2.67%) HTTP
2 2 (2.67%) ATM
3 1 (1.33%) Firewall
3 1 (1.33%) LDAP
3 1 (1.33%) RIP
3 1 (1.33%) APPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.67%) SAP BW
2 9 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (12.00%) IMS/DB
2 9 (12.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.00%) MySQL
5 2 (2.67%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.33%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.33%) OLAP
6 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.33%) DataStage
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) ERwin
General
1 17 (22.67%) Finance
2 11 (14.67%) Banking
2 11 (14.67%) Retail
3 3 (4.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (21.33%) Architect
2 15 (20.00%) DBA
3 13 (17.33%) Analyst
4 12 (16.00%) Developer
5 9 (12.00%) Mainframe Developer
6 7 (9.33%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Administrator
7 6 (8.00%) IBM Mainframe Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Technical Architect
7 6 (8.00%) Consultant
8 5 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (6.67%) Programmer
8 5 (6.67%) SAP Basis Administrator
8 5 (6.67%) DB2 DBA
8 5 (6.67%) Senior DBA
8 5 (6.67%) Designer
9 4 (5.33%) DB2 Specialist
9 4 (5.33%) SAP Administrator
9 4 (5.33%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.33%) SAP Basis
2 11 (14.67%) .NET
3 8 (10.67%) J2EE
3 8 (10.67%) JMS
3 8 (10.67%) JDBC
3 8 (10.67%) JSP
3 8 (10.67%) JNDI
4 7 (9.33%) XML
5 3 (4.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.33%) ISPF
6 1 (1.33%) SAP XI
6 1 (1.33%) SOAP
6 1 (1.33%) APPC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (34.67%) Mainframe
2 21 (28.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 11 (14.67%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.67%) Life Science
5 2 (2.67%) Replication
6 1 (1.33%) PKI
6 1 (1.33%) AS400
6 1 (1.33%) PMI
6 1 (1.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.00%) UNIX
2 16 (21.33%) Linux
3 7 (9.33%) Windows
4 4 (5.33%) AIX
5 3 (4.00%) zOS
6 1 (1.33%) OS/400
6 1 (1.33%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) Migration
2 13 (17.33%) CRM
3 11 (14.67%) ERP
3 11 (14.67%) Project Management
4 7 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.33%) ITIL
4 7 (9.33%) Waterfall
4 7 (9.33%) Capacity Management
4 7 (9.33%) Agile Project Management
4 7 (9.33%) Release Management
5 6 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (8.00%) Data Modelling
6 5 (6.67%) IT Governance
6 5 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.33%) Database Tuning
7 4 (5.33%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (5.33%) Database Security
7 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) PL/1
2 11 (14.67%) SQL
3 9 (12.00%) JCL
4 6 (8.00%) Java
5 4 (5.33%) COBOL
6 1 (1.33%) C
6 1 (1.33%) Perl
6 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.33%) RPG
6 1 (1.33%) Python
6 1 (1.33%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.33%) REXX
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (6.67%) CCNP
1 5 (6.67%) CCNA
2 2 (2.67%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) CA Endevor
2 2 (2.67%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (1.33%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (48.00%) IBM
2 31 (41.33%) SAP
3 22 (29.33%) Oracle
4 11 (14.67%) Red Hat
5 10 (13.33%) Syncsort
6 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (9.33%) Aquila
8 5 (6.67%) Cisco
8 5 (6.67%) Nortel
8 5 (6.67%) Avaya
9 3 (4.00%) VMware
10 2 (2.67%) HP
10 2 (2.67%) Business Objects
11 1 (1.33%) Perforce
11 1 (1.33%) Sybase
11 1 (1.33%) CA
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