The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 29 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.

IBM DB2
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 66 50
Contract jobs citing DB2 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear - 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.65% 0.86%
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 £388 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £17.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year +168.57% -55.69%  

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 139 153 116
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 24.05% 21.98% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 102 78
Median daily rate £400 £365 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% +21.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £700 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £21.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% +58.49%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in Tyne and Wear

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for DB2.

1 17 (68.00%) Oracle
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) ITIL
2 16 (64.00%) PRINCE2
2 16 (64.00%) Linux
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (60.00%) Change Management
3 15 (60.00%) Open Source
3 15 (60.00%) SaaS
3 15 (60.00%) PaaS
3 15 (60.00%) IaaS
4 14 (56.00%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (56.00%) DevOps
4 14 (56.00%) Problem Management
4 14 (56.00%) SQL
5 13 (52.00%) AIX
5 13 (52.00%) Data Management
5 13 (52.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 12 (48.00%) MongoDB
6 12 (48.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
7 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (44.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (40.00%) Management Information System
8 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 10 (40.00%) Unix
8 10 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (40.00%) LDAP
9 9 (36.00%) Ingres
9 9 (36.00%) High Availability

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 5 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (16.00%) Tuxedo
3 3 (12.00%) JBoss
3 3 (12.00%) WildFly
4 1 (4.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.00%) SAS
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
1 12 (48.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (12.00%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 15 (60.00%) IaaS
1 15 (60.00%) PaaS
1 15 (60.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) MongoDB
2 10 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (36.00%) Ingres
4 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) CA Gen
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) DBA
2 12 (48.00%) Administrator
3 9 (36.00%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (24.00%) DB2 DBA
5 4 (16.00%) SQL DBA
6 3 (12.00%) Ingres DBA
7 2 (8.00%) DB2 Administrator
7 2 (8.00%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Production DBA
7 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared DBA
7 2 (8.00%) Senior DBA
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 1 (4.00%) Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Migration Consultant
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Middleware
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) Linux
3 13 (52.00%) AIX
4 10 (40.00%) Unix
5 7 (28.00%) MVS
6 6 (24.00%) zOS
7 4 (16.00%) HPUX
7 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (4.00%) Solaris
9 1 (4.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (64.00%) ITIL
1 16 (64.00%) PRINCE2
2 15 (60.00%) Change Management
2 15 (60.00%) Open Source
3 14 (56.00%) DevOps
3 14 (56.00%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (56.00%) Problem Management
4 13 (52.00%) Data Management
4 13 (52.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 11 (44.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (36.00%) High Availability
7 7 (28.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (24.00%) Resource Management
9 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (16.00%) Database Security
9 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
10 2 (8.00%) Service Management
11 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
11 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) REXX
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) IBM Certification
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Oracle
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) CA
4 4 (16.00%) TIBCO
5 3 (12.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) Brocade
6 1 (4.00%) EMC
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) PlateSpin
6 1 (4.00%) VMware