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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 108 125 84
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -41
Contract jobs citing DB2 41 41 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.16% 0.98% 1.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.68% 4.27% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 22
Median daily rate £400 £450 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £330 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +50.00%
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
877 960 762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.79% 22.88% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 613 430
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £286 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 15
Median hourly rate £26.50 £34.00 £33.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +1.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.09 £33.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £57.75 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.76 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.81% +32.00%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Cheshire +18 17 £400 -16.66%
Manchester -11 9 £410 +1.23% 1
Lancashire +18 8 £427 -5.05% 2
Merseyside -9 5 £325 -8.45% 1
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 46 (50.55%) Oracle
2 41 (45.05%) Mainframe
3 36 (39.56%) SQL
4 35 (38.46%) Linux
5 28 (30.77%) Unix
5 28 (30.77%) IBM
6 26 (28.57%) AIX
7 25 (27.47%) Solaris
8 24 (26.37%) Windows
9 23 (25.27%) Active Directory
9 23 (25.27%) Citrix
9 23 (25.27%) Migration
10 22 (24.18%) HPUX
10 22 (24.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (23.08%) EMC
11 21 (23.08%) DHCP
12 20 (21.98%) Security Cleared
13 19 (20.88%) SQL Server
14 17 (18.68%) Finance
14 17 (18.68%) Java
15 16 (17.58%) WebSphere
16 14 (15.38%) Banking
16 14 (15.38%) SC Cleared
17 13 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
18 12 (13.19%) COBOL
19 11 (12.09%) Clustering
20 10 (10.99%) High Availability
20 10 (10.99%) CICS
20 10 (10.99%) Apache
21 9 (9.89%) Red Hat

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 16 (17.58%) WebSphere
2 13 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (10.99%) Apache
3 10 (10.99%) CICS
4 4 (4.40%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.20%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.10%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.10%) IIS
6 1 (1.10%) JBoss
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (2.20%) SAP BPC
1 2 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.08%) DHCP
2 7 (7.69%) HTTP
3 6 (6.59%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.49%) FTP
5 2 (2.20%) Firewall
5 2 (2.20%) SAN
5 2 (2.20%) WinSCP
6 1 (1.10%) DNS
6 1 (1.10%) Intranet
6 1 (1.10%) SMTP
6 1 (1.10%) SNMP
6 1 (1.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.49%) Ingres
3 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.20%) MS Access
3 2 (2.20%) OLTP
3 2 (2.20%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.20%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.10%) Big Data
4 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.10%) DataStage
4 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.10%) MySQL
4 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) HP UFT
1 2 (2.20%) LoadRunner
1 2 (2.20%) Toad
2 1 (1.10%) Ant
2 1 (1.10%) CA Gen
2 1 (1.10%) JIRA
General
1 17 (18.68%) Finance
2 14 (15.38%) Banking
3 4 (4.40%) Retail
4 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.20%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.20%) Electronics
5 2 (2.20%) Marketing
5 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.10%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (19.78%) DBA
2 17 (18.68%) Analyst
3 12 (13.19%) Architect
4 11 (12.09%) DB2 DBA
5 10 (10.99%) Administrator
5 10 (10.99%) Developer
6 9 (9.89%) Unix Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) AIX Architect
7 5 (5.49%) Lead Architect
7 5 (5.49%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) WebSphere Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Data Centre Manager
8 4 (4.40%) DB2 Administrator
8 4 (4.40%) Designer
8 4 (4.40%) OAT Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) OAT Test Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Mainframe DBA
9 3 (3.30%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.49%) Middleware
1 5 (5.49%) SOAP
2 4 (4.40%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (3.30%) HTML
3 3 (3.30%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (2.20%) JSP
4 2 (2.20%) SAP Basis
4 2 (2.20%) XML
5 1 (1.10%) CGI
5 1 (1.10%) CSS
5 1 (1.10%) Dojo
5 1 (1.10%) EJB
5 1 (1.10%) J2EE
5 1 (1.10%) JDBC
5 1 (1.10%) JMS
5 1 (1.10%) JNDI
5 1 (1.10%) JPA
5 1 (1.10%) JSON
5 1 (1.10%) SAX
5 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (45.05%) Mainframe
2 11 (12.09%) Clustering
3 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.79%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.20%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.10%) iSeries
6 1 (1.10%) Life Science
6 1 (1.10%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.46%) Linux
2 28 (30.77%) Unix
3 26 (28.57%) AIX
4 25 (27.47%) Solaris
5 24 (26.37%) Windows
6 22 (24.18%) HPUX
6 22 (24.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (9.89%) zOS
8 2 (2.20%) MVS
9 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.27%) Migration
2 10 (10.99%) High Availability
3 6 (6.59%) Project Management
4 5 (5.49%) Data Modelling
4 5 (5.49%) Database Security
4 5 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (5.49%) E-Commerce
4 5 (5.49%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (5.49%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (4.40%) Change Management
5 4 (4.40%) Validation
6 3 (3.30%) Test Management
7 2 (2.20%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.20%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (2.20%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.20%) Load Testing
7 2 (2.20%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (2.20%) Programme Management
7 2 (2.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.20%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (39.56%) SQL
2 17 (18.68%) Java
3 12 (13.19%) COBOL
4 6 (6.59%) C++
5 3 (3.30%) C
5 3 (3.30%) Jython
6 2 (2.20%) Assembly Language
6 2 (2.20%) Perl
6 2 (2.20%) REXX
7 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.10%) JCL
7 1 (1.10%) Python
7 1 (1.10%) RPG IV
7 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (21.98%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (25.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.20%) Control-M
2 2 (2.20%) DameWare
2 2 (2.20%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (2.20%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (2.20%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 46 (50.55%) Oracle
2 28 (30.77%) IBM
3 23 (25.27%) Citrix
4 21 (23.08%) EMC
5 9 (9.89%) Red Hat
6 6 (6.59%) CA
6 6 (6.59%) VMware
7 5 (5.49%) HP
7 5 (5.49%) SAP
8 3 (3.30%) Remedy
9 2 (2.20%) BMC
9 2 (2.20%) LexisNexis
10 1 (1.10%) IFS
10 1 (1.10%) Intel
10 1 (1.10%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.10%) Teradata
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