The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for DB2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 26 June 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
England / North East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 84 -
Rank change year-on-year +30 -  
Contract jobs citing DB2 2 41 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.35% 2.56% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.17% 12.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 27 0
Median daily rate £310 £280 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £417 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +9.67% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% -22.22%  

DB2 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 the North East with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 92 326 217
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 16.17% 20.35% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 206 150
Median daily rate £450 £326 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -6.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 29 3
Median hourly rate - £32.66 £18.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +76.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing DB2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in the North East

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in the North East

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in the North East

DB2
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 East region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Tyne and Wear +36 2 £310 +10.71%
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 North East region with a requirement for DB2.

1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) REXX
1 2 (100.00%) zOS
1 2 (100.00%) MVS
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 2 (100.00%) ISPF
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) Perfmon
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) QMS
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DB2 DBA
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) MVS
1 2 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) QMS
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) REXX
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (50.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow