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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 104 108 91
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Contract jobs citing DB2 50 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.35% 0.88% 1.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.95% 4.37% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 5
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£371 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £327 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £406 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £24.38
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +23.07%
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
840 618 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.60% 20.12% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 329 287
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £474 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 9
Average hourly rate £33.00 £23.15 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.54% -36.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £11.45 £17.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £44.50 £61.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%

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 July 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 July 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 +15 35 £350 -8.49%
Cheshire -17 8 £416 +17.18% 2
Manchester -16 3 - - 2
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 41 (42.27%) IBM
2 32 (32.99%) SAP
3 31 (31.96%) Mainframe
4 29 (29.90%) UNIX
5 25 (25.77%) SQL
6 20 (20.62%) SAP Basis
7 19 (19.59%) zOS
8 17 (17.53%) Finance
8 17 (17.53%) JCL
9 16 (16.49%) Oracle
10 15 (15.46%) CICS
11 14 (14.43%) Banking
12 13 (13.40%) REXX
12 13 (13.40%) COBOL
12 13 (13.40%) IBM Mainframe
13 12 (12.37%) SQL Server
13 12 (12.37%) AIX
14 11 (11.34%) SDLC
15 10 (10.31%) Java
16 9 (9.28%) Sybase
16 9 (9.28%) MQSeries
16 9 (9.28%) Assembly Language
16 9 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (9.28%) ISPF
17 7 (7.22%) RACF
17 7 (7.22%) TCP/IP
17 7 (7.22%) Windows
17 7 (7.22%) Release Management
17 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
18 6 (6.19%) Relational Database

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 15 (15.46%) CICS
2 9 (9.28%) MQSeries
3 5 (5.15%) NetWeaver
4 3 (3.09%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.06%) SAS
6 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.03%) CMS
6 1 (1.03%) SAP EP
6 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.03%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.15%) SAN
3 2 (2.06%) Firewall
3 2 (2.06%) LDAP
4 1 (1.03%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.03%) RIP
4 1 (1.03%) SSL
4 1 (1.03%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.19%) Informix
2 6 (6.19%) Ingres
2 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.15%) OLTP
4 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.06%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.06%) IMS/DB
4 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.06%) MySQL
5 1 (1.03%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) JUnit
1 5 (5.15%) IntelliJ
2 2 (2.06%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.03%) ClearCase
General
1 17 (17.53%) Finance
2 14 (14.43%) Banking
3 6 (6.19%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (26.80%) DBA
2 20 (20.62%) DB2 DBA
3 11 (11.34%) Analyst
3 11 (11.34%) Consultant
3 11 (11.34%) Programmer
4 9 (9.28%) Developer
5 8 (8.25%) Architect
5 8 (8.25%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 8 (8.25%) SAP Consultant
6 5 (5.15%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.15%) SAP Architect
6 5 (5.15%) DB2 Specialist
7 4 (4.12%) SAP Basis Specialist
7 4 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.09%) Administrator
8 3 (3.09%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.09%) Mainframe Programmer
8 3 (3.09%) Systems Programmer
8 3 (3.09%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.62%) SAP Basis
2 9 (9.28%) ISPF
3 5 (5.15%) HTML
3 5 (5.15%) XML
3 5 (5.15%) Middleware
4 4 (4.12%) .NET
5 2 (2.06%) J2EE
5 2 (2.06%) CSS
5 2 (2.06%) JDBC
5 2 (2.06%) JSP
5 2 (2.06%) SAP XI
5 2 (2.06%) JMS
5 2 (2.06%) HTML5
5 2 (2.06%) CSS3
5 2 (2.06%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 31 (31.96%) Mainframe
2 13 (13.40%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.19%) FMCG
5 5 (5.15%) VSAM
5 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.09%) PKI
7 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.06%) Replication
7 2 (2.06%) Tandem
8 1 (1.03%) GIS
8 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.90%) UNIX
2 19 (19.59%) zOS
3 12 (12.37%) AIX
4 7 (7.22%) Windows
5 2 (2.06%) Windows CE
5 2 (2.06%) HPUX
5 2 (2.06%) Android
6 1 (1.03%) Linux
6 1 (1.03%) OS/390
6 1 (1.03%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.34%) SDLC
2 9 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (7.22%) Release Management
4 6 (6.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (6.19%) Data Analysis
4 6 (6.19%) Database Security
5 5 (5.15%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (5.15%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (5.15%) OO
5 5 (5.15%) Data Modelling
6 4 (4.12%) ETL
6 4 (4.12%) CRM
6 4 (4.12%) Project Management
6 4 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.12%) Migration
7 3 (3.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.09%) Stress Testing
7 3 (3.09%) Waterfall
7 3 (3.09%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.77%) SQL
2 17 (17.53%) JCL
3 13 (13.40%) REXX
3 13 (13.40%) COBOL
4 10 (10.31%) Java
5 9 (9.28%) Assembly Language
6 5 (5.15%) C
7 4 (4.12%) C#
8 3 (3.09%) Python
8 3 (3.09%) PL/1
9 2 (2.06%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.06%) Perl
9 2 (2.06%) PHP
10 1 (1.03%) C++
10 1 (1.03%) ABAP
10 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.03%) NATURAL
10 1 (1.03%) Caml Language
Qualifications
1 5 (5.15%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.22%) RACF
2 5 (5.15%) GPFS
3 1 (1.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) OMEGAMON
2 5 (5.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.06%) CA Endevor
4 1 (1.03%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.03%) MAINVIEW
4 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (42.27%) IBM
2 32 (32.99%) SAP
3 16 (16.49%) Oracle
4 9 (9.28%) Sybase
5 6 (6.19%) CA
5 6 (6.19%) Teradata
6 5 (5.15%) JNBridge
7 3 (3.09%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.06%) Actimize
8 2 (2.06%) Aquila
8 2 (2.06%) Syncsort
8 2 (2.06%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.06%) HP
9 1 (1.03%) BMC
9 1 (1.03%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.03%) McAfee
9 1 (1.03%) Rapid7
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