Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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
England > North East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 127 117
Rank change year-on-year +28 -10 -24
Contract jobs citing DB2 3 42 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.24% 1.51% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.24% 6.87% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 31 2
North East median daily rate £375 £320 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.19% -31.73% +51.21%
10th Percentile £317 £280 £414
90th Percentile £398 £419 £548
England median daily rate £468 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
North East median hourly rate - £28.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.55% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -12.77% +51.42% -11.67%

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 242 611 478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 19.67% 21.90% 23.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 430 316
North East median daily rate £400 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% -5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £260 £263
90th Percentile £563 £525 £569
England median daily rate £453 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +6.47% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 26 12
North East median hourly rate £18.50 £28.00 £20.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.93% +33.97% -30.33%
10th Percentile £11.65 £15.00 £15.16
90th Percentile £22.15 £34.49 £35.20
England median hourly rate £31.75 £28.00 £27.78
% change year-on-year +13.39% +0.79% +15.75%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing DB2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

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 6 months to 17 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
Tyne and Wear +30 3 £375 +17.19%
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 North East region with a requirement for DB2.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) REXX
3 1 (33.33%) zOS
3 1 (33.33%) MVS
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) ISPF
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (33.33%) TPMS
3 1 (33.33%) VME
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Replication

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) TPMS
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) DBA
2 2 (66.67%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (33.33%) Administrator
3 1 (33.33%) DB2 Administrator
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) MVS
1 1 (33.33%) VME
1 1 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) IBM