The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for IMS/DB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IMS/DB over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM IMS/DB
UK / England
Rank - - 584
Contract jobs citing IMS/DB 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - - 0.006%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £285
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £285
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

IMS/DB is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 9359 10903 10593
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.83% 22.42% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6352 7370 6863
Median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +1.93% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 164 143
Median hourly rate £32.62 £35.00 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.80% +9.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.23 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.62 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +1.53%  

IMS/DB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing IMS/DB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for IMS/DB in England

IMS/DB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IMS/DB in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for IMS/DB in England

IMS/DB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IMS/DB in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IMS/DB in England