Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for DB2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DB2 over the 6 months to 23 November 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.

IBM DB2
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 56 73
Rank change year-on-year +23 +17 -6
Contract jobs citing DB2 19 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.18% 1.39% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.57% 4.21% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 1
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £393 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% -12.78% +28.86%
North West median daily rate £408 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -0.61% +2.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

DB2 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 122 214 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 26.81% 32.97% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 141 160
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £206
90th Percentile £615 £544 £535
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 13
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £39.00 £23.30 £28.79
90th Percentile £67.26 £67.45 £41.60
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +19.58% -10.63% +45.45%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing DB2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in Lancashire

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DB2 in Lancashire.

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in Lancashire

DB2
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +5 14 £400 -
Blackburn +2 2 £400 +29.03%
DB2
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for DB2.

1 12 (63.16%) Migration
2 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) zOS
4 7 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (31.58%) Mainframe
5 6 (31.58%) Replication
6 5 (26.32%) Clustering
7 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
7 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
8 3 (15.79%) Linux
8 3 (15.79%) IBM
8 3 (15.79%) Unix
8 3 (15.79%) Windows
9 2 (10.53%) AIX
9 2 (10.53%) HPUX
9 2 (10.53%) Solaris
9 2 (10.53%) Retail
9 2 (10.53%) Finance
9 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (5.26%) Data Flow Diagram
10 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
10 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
10 1 (5.26%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (5.26%) High Availability
10 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) DB2 DBA
1 15 (78.95%) DBA
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared DBA
3 3 (15.79%) Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) DB2 Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) J2EE
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Mainframe
1 6 (31.58%) Replication
2 5 (26.32%) Clustering
3 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) zOS
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) AIX
3 2 (10.53%) HPUX
3 2 (10.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Migration
2 7 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Data Flow Diagram
4 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP