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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 104 119 74
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -45
Contract jobs citing DB2 47 12 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.29% 0.42% 1.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.99% 2.09% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 14
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£439 £373 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +10.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £441 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £20.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+97.50% -23.80%
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
784 575 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.51% 20.08% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 329 307
Average daily rate £400 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 19
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% +32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.50 £11.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £121.20 £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 March 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 March 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
Cheshire +11 15 £373 -11.30% 2
Manchester -3 14 £450 -2.70% 1
Lancashire -1 3 £285 +3.63%
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 40 (47.06%) IBM
2 37 (43.53%) Mainframe
3 30 (35.29%) UNIX
4 26 (30.59%) IBM Mainframe
5 23 (27.06%) SAP
6 22 (25.88%) Oracle
6 22 (25.88%) Finance
7 19 (22.35%) SQL
7 19 (22.35%) CICS
8 15 (17.65%) JCL
8 15 (17.65%) PL/1
9 14 (16.47%) Migration
9 14 (16.47%) Banking
10 12 (14.12%) Syncsort
11 11 (12.94%) zOS
11 11 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (12.94%) IMS/DB
11 11 (12.94%) SAP Basis
11 11 (12.94%) COBOL
12 10 (11.76%) .NET
12 10 (11.76%) Java
12 10 (11.76%) Project Management
12 10 (11.76%) Release Management
13 9 (10.59%) CA Endevor
13 9 (10.59%) Aquila
13 9 (10.59%) XML
14 8 (9.41%) Linux
14 8 (9.41%) AIX
14 8 (9.41%) MQSeries
14 8 (9.41%) SQL Server

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 19 (22.35%) CICS
2 8 (9.41%) MQSeries
3 7 (8.24%) NetWeaver
4 4 (4.71%) SAS
5 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.18%) CMS
6 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.18%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.71%) SAN
3 2 (2.35%) Firewall
3 2 (2.35%) LDAP
3 2 (2.35%) ATM
4 1 (1.18%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) IMS/DB
2 8 (9.41%) SAP BW
2 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.24%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.53%) MySQL
4 3 (3.53%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.53%) Informix
4 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.53%) Ingres
5 2 (2.35%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.18%) DataStage
6 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.18%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.18%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) JUnit
1 5 (5.88%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.18%) ERwin
General
1 22 (25.88%) Finance
2 14 (16.47%) Banking
3 8 (9.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.35%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (22.35%) Developer
2 17 (20.00%) Architect
3 15 (17.65%) DBA
4 13 (15.29%) Analyst
4 13 (15.29%) Programmer
5 11 (12.94%) Mainframe Developer
6 9 (10.59%) DB2 DBA
7 8 (9.41%) IBM Mainframe Developer
8 7 (8.24%) SAP Architect
8 7 (8.24%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (7.06%) Mainframe Programmer
10 5 (5.88%) SAP Solutions Architect
10 5 (5.88%) Administrator
10 5 (5.88%) Java Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
11 4 (4.71%) Technical Architect
11 4 (4.71%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (4.71%) DB2 Specialist
11 4 (4.71%) Designer
12 3 (3.53%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.94%) SAP Basis
2 10 (11.76%) .NET
3 9 (10.59%) XML
4 7 (8.24%) JMS
4 7 (8.24%) J2EE
4 7 (8.24%) JDBC
4 7 (8.24%) JSP
4 7 (8.24%) JNDI
5 6 (7.06%) ISPF
6 3 (3.53%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.18%) HTML5
7 1 (1.18%) CSS3
7 1 (1.18%) HTML
7 1 (1.18%) CSS
7 1 (1.18%) Middleware
7 1 (1.18%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 37 (43.53%) Mainframe
2 26 (30.59%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.71%) VSAM
5 2 (2.35%) PKI
5 2 (2.35%) Replication
5 2 (2.35%) FMCG
6 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) PMI
6 1 (1.18%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (35.29%) UNIX
2 11 (12.94%) zOS
3 8 (9.41%) Linux
3 8 (9.41%) AIX
4 5 (5.88%) Windows
5 1 (1.18%) HPUX
5 1 (1.18%) Windows CE
5 1 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.47%) Migration
2 11 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (11.76%) Project Management
3 10 (11.76%) Release Management
4 7 (8.24%) Waterfall
4 7 (8.24%) Agile Project Management
5 6 (7.06%) Data Modelling
6 5 (5.88%) OO
6 5 (5.88%) CRM
6 5 (5.88%) ERP
6 5 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (4.71%) Capacity Management
7 4 (4.71%) Data Analysis
7 4 (4.71%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.53%) ITIL
8 3 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (3.53%) IT Governance
8 3 (3.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.35%) SQL
2 15 (17.65%) PL/1
2 15 (17.65%) JCL
3 11 (12.94%) COBOL
4 10 (11.76%) Java
5 6 (7.06%) Assembly Language
5 6 (7.06%) REXX
6 2 (2.35%) Python
7 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.18%) Perl
7 1 (1.18%) PHP
7 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.18%) Caml Language
7 1 (1.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.18%) CCNP
3 1 (1.18%) CCNA
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) RACF
2 1 (1.18%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 9 (10.59%) CA Endevor
2 1 (1.18%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 40 (47.06%) IBM
2 23 (27.06%) SAP
3 22 (25.88%) Oracle
4 12 (14.12%) Syncsort
5 9 (10.59%) Aquila
6 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
7 5 (5.88%) CA
7 5 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.71%) Sybase
9 3 (3.53%) Teradata
10 2 (2.35%) Actimize
11 1 (1.18%) Perforce
11 1 (1.18%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.18%) Business Objects
11 1 (1.18%) Cisco
11 1 (1.18%) HP
11 1 (1.18%) Nortel
11 1 (1.18%) Avaya
11 1 (1.18%) BMC
Cheshire
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Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Merseyside
Recruit121
Rate: £0 - £100 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago