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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 106 104 106
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing DB2 58 45 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.55% 1.22% 0.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.98% 5.20% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 8
Median daily rate £396 £368 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.82% -2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £258 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +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
831 865 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.15% 23.43% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 555 366
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 19
Median hourly rate £20.50 £33.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.87% +62.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £18.68 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £56.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +8 22 £388 -6.85%
Manchester 0 16 £410 - 5
Lancashire - 8 £446 - 2
Merseyside -22 7 - -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 57 (49.57%) Oracle
2 49 (42.61%) Mainframe
3 44 (38.26%) SQL
4 38 (33.04%) IBM
5 36 (31.30%) Linux
6 30 (26.09%) Unix
7 29 (25.22%) AIX
8 28 (24.35%) Java
9 27 (23.48%) Windows
9 27 (23.48%) Solaris
10 26 (22.61%) Finance
11 24 (20.87%) WebSphere
12 23 (20.00%) Migration
12 23 (20.00%) Active Directory
12 23 (20.00%) Citrix
13 22 (19.13%) HPUX
13 22 (19.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (18.26%) COBOL
14 21 (18.26%) EMC
14 21 (18.26%) DHCP
14 21 (18.26%) CICS
15 20 (17.39%) Security Cleared
16 19 (16.52%) Banking
17 18 (15.65%) SQL Server
17 18 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (14.78%) Project Management
19 14 (12.17%) Red Hat
19 14 (12.17%) WebSphere Application Server
19 14 (12.17%) SAP
19 14 (12.17%) SC Cleared

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 24 (20.87%) WebSphere
2 21 (18.26%) CICS
3 14 (12.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (10.43%) WebLogic
5 10 (8.70%) Apache
6 9 (7.83%) JBoss
7 8 (6.96%) NetWeaver
8 4 (3.48%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.87%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) SAP SRM
2 3 (2.61%) SAP BPC
2 3 (2.61%) SAP HR
2 3 (2.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.74%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.26%) DHCP
2 8 (6.96%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.35%) SSL
4 4 (3.48%) DNS
4 4 (3.48%) FTP
4 4 (3.48%) HTTP
4 4 (3.48%) SMTP
4 4 (3.48%) SNMP
5 3 (2.61%) WinSCP
6 2 (1.74%) Firewall
6 2 (1.74%) SAN
7 1 (0.87%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.87%) Intranet
7 1 (0.87%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.65%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.70%) SAP BW
3 3 (2.61%) Ingres
3 3 (2.61%) MS Access
4 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.74%) OLTP
4 2 (1.74%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.87%) Big Data
5 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.87%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.87%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.87%) MySQL
5 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (10.43%) Subversion
2 8 (6.96%) ClearCase
3 3 (2.61%) HP UFT
3 3 (2.61%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.61%) Toad
4 1 (0.87%) Ant
4 1 (0.87%) CA Gen
4 1 (0.87%) JIRA
4 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (22.61%) Finance
2 19 (16.52%) Banking
3 5 (4.35%) Legal
3 5 (4.35%) Retail
4 4 (3.48%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.74%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.74%) Electronics
5 2 (1.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.87%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (22.61%) Analyst
2 19 (16.52%) DBA
3 17 (14.78%) Architect
4 14 (12.17%) Administrator
5 13 (11.30%) DB2 DBA
6 10 (8.70%) Developer
7 9 (7.83%) Technical Analyst
7 9 (7.83%) Unix Engineer
8 7 (6.09%) Designer
9 5 (4.35%) AIX Architect
9 5 (4.35%) DB2 Administrator
9 5 (4.35%) Lead Architect
9 5 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) Consultant
10 4 (3.48%) Data Centre Manager
10 4 (3.48%) OAT Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) OAT Test Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.48%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.30%) Web Services
2 10 (8.70%) XML
3 9 (7.83%) J2EE
3 9 (7.83%) JMS
3 9 (7.83%) JSP
3 9 (7.83%) SAP Basis
4 8 (6.96%) EJB
4 8 (6.96%) Hibernate
4 8 (6.96%) Servlets
4 8 (6.96%) Struts
4 8 (6.96%) WSDL
4 8 (6.96%) XSD
5 7 (6.09%) Middleware
5 7 (6.09%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (5.22%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (3.48%) SOAP
8 2 (1.74%) Flash
8 2 (1.74%) HTML
9 1 (0.87%) JDBC
9 1 (0.87%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 49 (42.61%) Mainframe
2 18 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (11.30%) Clustering
4 9 (7.83%) IBM Mainframe
5 8 (6.96%) Data Centre
5 8 (6.96%) PMI
6 4 (3.48%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.74%) Life Science
7 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.87%) iSeries
8 1 (0.87%) LPAR
8 1 (0.87%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.87%) User Experience
8 1 (0.87%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (31.30%) Linux
2 30 (26.09%) Unix
3 29 (25.22%) AIX
4 27 (23.48%) Solaris
4 27 (23.48%) Windows
5 22 (19.13%) HPUX
5 22 (19.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (7.83%) zOS
7 2 (1.74%) MVS
8 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.87%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.00%) Migration
2 17 (14.78%) Project Management
3 10 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (8.70%) SDLC
4 9 (7.83%) High Availability
4 9 (7.83%) Waterfall
5 8 (6.96%) Agile Project Management
5 8 (6.96%) CMMI
5 8 (6.96%) PRINCE
5 8 (6.96%) PRINCE2
5 8 (6.96%) RUP
5 8 (6.96%) Service Management
6 6 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (5.22%) TDD
7 5 (4.35%) Automated Testing
7 5 (4.35%) BDD
7 5 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (4.35%) Data Modelling
7 5 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 5 (4.35%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 44 (38.26%) SQL
2 28 (24.35%) Java
3 21 (18.26%) COBOL
4 11 (9.57%) Assembly Language
5 9 (7.83%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.22%) C++
7 5 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.61%) C
9 2 (1.74%) REXX
10 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.87%) JCL
10 1 (0.87%) Jython
10 1 (0.87%) Korn
10 1 (0.87%) Perl
10 1 (0.87%) Python
10 1 (0.87%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 20 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.17%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.96%) PMI Certification
4 5 (4.35%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.74%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.48%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.61%) DameWare
2 3 (2.61%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (2.61%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.74%) Control-M
3 2 (1.74%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 57 (49.57%) Oracle
2 38 (33.04%) IBM
3 23 (20.00%) Citrix
4 21 (18.26%) EMC
5 14 (12.17%) Red Hat
5 14 (12.17%) SAP
6 8 (6.96%) Chordiant
7 6 (5.22%) CA
8 5 (4.35%) HP
8 5 (4.35%) Sun
9 4 (3.48%) VMware
10 3 (2.61%) LexisNexis
10 3 (2.61%) Remedy
11 2 (1.74%) BMC
12 1 (0.87%) IFS
12 1 (0.87%) Informatica
12 1 (0.87%) Intel
12 1 (0.87%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.87%) Teradata
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