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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
England / North East
Rank - 73 57
Contract jobs citing DB2 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.53% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +45.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £16.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +193.75% -59.49%  

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 165 188 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 22.88% 21.56% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 122 100
Median daily rate £423 £378 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.77% +16.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £700 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £9.00 £21.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +47.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DB2 in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in the North East

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 20 (71.43%) Oracle
2 19 (67.86%) Windows
3 18 (64.29%) Linux
3 18 (64.29%) ITIL
4 17 (60.71%) PRINCE2
4 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (57.14%) Change Management
5 16 (57.14%) Open Source
5 16 (57.14%) SaaS
5 16 (57.14%) PaaS
5 16 (57.14%) IaaS
6 15 (53.57%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (53.57%) DevOps
6 15 (53.57%) Problem Management
6 15 (53.57%) SQL
7 14 (50.00%) AIX
7 14 (50.00%) Data Management
7 14 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
9 12 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
9 12 (42.86%) MongoDB
10 11 (39.29%) High Availability
10 11 (39.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
10 11 (39.29%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (39.29%) Unix
10 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
11 10 (35.71%) LDAP
11 10 (35.71%) Management Information System
12 9 (32.14%) Ingres

DB2
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle Application Server
1 6 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 5 (17.86%) Tuxedo
3 4 (14.29%) JBoss
3 4 (14.29%) WildFly
4 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.57%) SAS
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
2 12 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (14.29%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 16 (57.14%) IaaS
1 16 (57.14%) PaaS
1 16 (57.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) LDAP
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 11 (39.29%) Oracle Reports
2 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
3 9 (32.14%) Ingres
3 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database
4 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) DataStage
6 1 (3.57%) MySQL
6 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) CA Gen
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) DBA
2 12 (42.86%) Administrator
3 10 (35.71%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (21.43%) DB2 DBA
5 4 (14.29%) SQL DBA
6 3 (10.71%) Ingres DBA
7 2 (7.14%) Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) DB2 Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Production DBA
7 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared DBA
7 2 (7.14%) Senior DBA
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 1 (3.57%) DataStage Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Migration Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Middleware
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Management Information System
2 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Linux
3 14 (50.00%) AIX
4 11 (39.29%) Unix
5 8 (28.57%) MVS
6 7 (25.00%) zOS
7 5 (17.86%) HPUX
7 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
8 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.57%) Solaris
9 1 (3.57%) VME
9 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) ITIL
2 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) PRINCE2
3 16 (57.14%) Change Management
3 16 (57.14%) Open Source
4 15 (53.57%) DevOps
4 15 (53.57%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (53.57%) Problem Management
5 14 (50.00%) Data Management
5 14 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 11 (39.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (39.29%) High Availability
7 7 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (25.00%) Resource Management
8 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
9 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (14.29%) Database Security
11 2 (7.14%) Service Management
11 2 (7.14%) SFIA
12 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) REXX
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) IBM Certification
2 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Data Guard
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.57%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (3.57%) MOM
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Oracle
2 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) CA
4 5 (17.86%) TIBCO
5 4 (14.29%) IBM
6 2 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) BMC
7 1 (3.57%) Brocade
7 1 (3.57%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) PlateSpin
7 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.57%) VMware