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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 118 105 116
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing DB2 38 34 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.00% 1.08% 0.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.93% 4.82% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 8
Average daily rate £400 £300 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £285 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +64.58%
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
771 706 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.28% 22.43% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 448 354
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 £250 £264 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £24.70 £17.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.40 £67.00 £51.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester +1 21 £395 -8.24% 3
Merseyside +4 13 £425 - 2
Cheshire -9 4 £313 -32.43% 2
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 45 (45.92%) Oracle
2 38 (38.78%) Unix
3 29 (29.59%) Mainframe
4 27 (27.55%) WebSphere
5 23 (23.47%) SQL
6 22 (22.45%) CICS
7 21 (21.43%) Windows
8 20 (20.41%) IBM
8 20 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (18.37%) Finance
9 18 (18.37%) SAP
10 17 (17.35%) Linux
11 15 (15.31%) zOS
11 15 (15.31%) JCL
11 15 (15.31%) RACF
12 14 (14.29%) CA
12 14 (14.29%) Java
12 14 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
13 13 (13.27%) AIX
14 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
14 12 (12.24%) Middleware
14 12 (12.24%) Banking
14 12 (12.24%) QA
15 11 (11.22%) CA Endevor
15 11 (11.22%) WebSphere MQ
15 11 (11.22%) WebLogic
16 10 (10.20%) HTML
16 10 (10.20%) Web Services
16 10 (10.20%) SSL
17 9 (9.18%) SAP BW

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 27 (27.55%) WebSphere
2 22 (22.45%) CICS
3 14 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (11.22%) WebLogic
5 9 (9.18%) SAS
6 8 (8.16%) JBoss
6 8 (8.16%) NetWeaver
7 3 (3.06%) MQSeries
7 3 (3.06%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (2.04%) Apache Solr
8 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.02%) Apache
9 1 (1.02%) SAP EP
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) MS Office
2 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) SAP SRM
1 5 (5.10%) Unica
2 3 (3.06%) SAP HR
3 2 (2.04%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 1 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.02%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.20%) SSL
2 9 (9.18%) TCP/IP
3 8 (8.16%) LAN
4 6 (6.12%) DNS
4 6 (6.12%) SMTP
4 6 (6.12%) SNMP
5 4 (4.08%) FTP
5 4 (4.08%) HTTP
5 4 (4.08%) NAS
5 4 (4.08%) SAN
6 2 (2.04%) SSH
6 2 (2.04%) WinSCP
7 1 (1.02%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.02%) Firewall
7 1 (1.02%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.02%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.18%) SAP BW
3 8 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (8.16%) Oracle Database
3 8 (8.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (7.14%) Base SAS
4 7 (7.14%) InterSystems Cache
4 7 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.04%) MS Access
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.04%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.02%) Easytrieve
7 1 (1.02%) MySQL
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.02%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (6.12%) JIRA
2 5 (5.10%) JUnit
2 5 (5.10%) Subversion
3 4 (4.08%) FishEye
3 4 (4.08%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.06%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.06%) Log4j
5 2 (2.04%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.04%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.04%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.04%) Toad
6 1 (1.02%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.02%) CA Gen
6 1 (1.02%) JMeter
6 1 (1.02%) LoadUI
General
1 18 (18.37%) Finance
2 12 (12.24%) Banking
3 7 (7.14%) Marketing
4 6 (6.12%) Legal
5 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.06%) Retail
7 1 (1.02%) Billing
7 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (40.82%) Analyst
2 19 (19.39%) Developer
3 11 (11.22%) Administrator
3 11 (11.22%) CICS Analyst
4 9 (9.18%) DBA
5 8 (8.16%) DB2 DBA
6 7 (7.14%) Consultant
7 6 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Database Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.10%) SAP Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) SAS Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Unix Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) Mainframe DBA
9 4 (4.08%) Marketing Database Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Middleware Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) OAT Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) OAT Test Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) OBIEE Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.24%) Middleware
2 11 (11.22%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (10.20%) HTML
3 10 (10.20%) Web Services
4 9 (9.18%) J2EE
4 9 (9.18%) SAP Basis
5 8 (8.16%) SOAP
6 7 (7.14%) Struts
6 7 (7.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 6 (6.12%) XML
8 5 (5.10%) CSS
8 5 (5.10%) DHTML
8 5 (5.10%) XSLT
9 4 (4.08%) AngularJS
9 4 (4.08%) HTML5
9 4 (4.08%) Spring
10 3 (3.06%) EJB 3.0
10 3 (3.06%) Hibernate
10 3 (3.06%) JDBC
10 3 (3.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.59%) Mainframe
2 20 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.12%) Clustering
5 5 (5.10%) LPAR
6 4 (4.08%) CMDB
6 4 (4.08%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.08%) DLPAR
6 4 (4.08%) HACMP
7 3 (3.06%) AS400
7 3 (3.06%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.04%) PKI
9 1 (1.02%) iSeries
9 1 (1.02%) Life Science
9 1 (1.02%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (38.78%) Unix
2 21 (21.43%) Windows
3 17 (17.35%) Linux
4 15 (15.31%) zOS
5 13 (13.27%) AIX
6 7 (7.14%) Solaris
7 5 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.08%) MVS
9 3 (3.06%) VME
10 2 (2.04%) Windows Server
11 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (9.18%) ETL
2 7 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
2 7 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (6.12%) High Availability
3 6 (6.12%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (5.10%) OO
4 5 (5.10%) SAP Implementation
4 5 (5.10%) Validation
5 4 (4.08%) Campaign Management
5 4 (4.08%) Data Modelling
5 4 (4.08%) Migration
5 4 (4.08%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (4.08%) Project Management
6 3 (3.06%) Change Management
6 3 (3.06%) Concurrent Programming
6 3 (3.06%) E-Procurement
6 3 (3.06%) Master Data Management
6 3 (3.06%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.47%) SQL
2 15 (15.31%) JCL
3 14 (14.29%) Java
4 8 (8.16%) Shell Script
5 7 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.08%) COBOL
7 3 (3.06%) REXX
8 2 (2.04%) Assembly Language
8 2 (2.04%) Perl
9 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.02%) C
9 1 (1.02%) C#
9 1 (1.02%) C++
9 1 (1.02%) CLIST
9 1 (1.02%) Jython
9 1 (1.02%) Korn
9 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 7 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.04%) Degree
2 2 (2.04%) OCPJP
3 1 (1.02%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.24%) QA
System Software
1 15 (15.31%) RACF
2 4 (4.08%) PowerHA
3 3 (3.06%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (2.04%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 2 (2.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (11.22%) CA Endevor
2 6 (6.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (4.08%) Legato
3 4 (4.08%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.06%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.04%) DameWare
5 2 (2.04%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (2.04%) zSecure
6 1 (1.02%) Control-M
6 1 (1.02%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 45 (45.92%) Oracle
2 20 (20.41%) IBM
3 18 (18.37%) SAP
4 14 (14.29%) CA
5 8 (8.16%) Informatica
6 6 (6.12%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.10%) HP
8 4 (4.08%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.06%) Sybase
9 3 (3.06%) VMware
10 2 (2.04%) LexisNexis
11 1 (1.02%) BMC
11 1 (1.02%) Remedy
11 1 (1.02%) SmartStream
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago