The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 41 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing DB2 26 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.16% 2.57% 2.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.21% 11.98% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 6
Average daily rate
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£385 £391 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +10.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £309 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £145.00 £27.00 £32.57
% change year-on-year
+437.03% -17.08%
DB2
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
183 192 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.21% 21.48% 19.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 93 93
Average daily rate £375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £238 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £395 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £15.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -0.82%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DB2 across the Cheshire region.

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

DB2
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -1 1 - -
Warrington - - - -
DB2
North West

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing DB2 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DB2.

1 21 (58.33%) SAP
2 13 (36.11%) Oracle
2 13 (36.11%) IBM
3 11 (30.56%) UNIX
3 11 (30.56%) Finance
3 11 (30.56%) Retail
4 10 (27.78%) Migration
5 8 (22.22%) Windows
5 8 (22.22%) NetWeaver
6 7 (19.44%) .NET
6 7 (19.44%) SAP Basis
7 6 (16.67%) IT Governance
7 6 (16.67%) Linux
7 6 (16.67%) SAS
8 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
8 5 (13.89%) Project Management
8 5 (13.89%) CRM
8 5 (13.89%) SAP CRM
8 5 (13.89%) Database Tuning
8 5 (13.89%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (13.89%) PowerHA
8 5 (13.89%) Capacity Management
8 5 (13.89%) Database Security
8 5 (13.89%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (13.89%) Banking
9 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 4 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (11.11%) SAP BW
9 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (11.11%) JNDI

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing DB2 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DB2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (22.22%) NetWeaver
2 6 (16.67%) SAS
3 4 (11.11%) CICS
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) SAP CRM
2 2 (5.56%) SAP BPC
2 2 (5.56%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SAP BW
2 3 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.78%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (2.78%) SAP HANA
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
1 11 (30.56%) Retail
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Architect
2 5 (13.89%) Technical Architect
2 5 (13.89%) DBA
3 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) Senior DBA
3 4 (11.11%) SAP Basis Specialist
4 3 (8.33%) DB2 DBA
5 2 (5.56%) Designer
5 2 (5.56%) SAP Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) SAP Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) SAP Basis Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Business Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Business Objects Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) .NET
1 7 (19.44%) SAP Basis
2 4 (11.11%) JNDI
2 4 (11.11%) JMS
2 4 (11.11%) J2EE
2 4 (11.11%) JDBC
2 4 (11.11%) JSP
3 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.56%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) UNIX
2 8 (22.22%) Windows
3 6 (16.67%) Linux
4 4 (11.11%) AIX
5 2 (5.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Migration
2 6 (16.67%) IT Governance
3 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
3 5 (13.89%) Project Management
3 5 (13.89%) CRM
3 5 (13.89%) Database Tuning
3 5 (13.89%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (13.89%) Capacity Management
3 5 (13.89%) Database Security
3 5 (13.89%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.78%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) SAP
2 13 (36.11%) Oracle
2 13 (36.11%) IBM
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.33%) VMware
5 2 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.78%) Business Objects