The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Cheshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 54 55 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -24
Contract jobs citing DB2 10 15 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.28% 1.98% 4.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.43% 10.34% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 25
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £395 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +17.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
184 145 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.50% 19.15% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 63 137
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £26.25 £40.57 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.89 £21.00 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
DB2
North West

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
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 24 July 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
Chester +10 6 - -
Knutsford - - - -
Warrington - - - -
DB2
North West

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 11 (68.75%) SAP
2 10 (62.50%) IBM
3 8 (50.00%) NetWeaver
3 8 (50.00%) Java
4 7 (43.75%) SAP BW
5 6 (37.50%) SAP Basis
5 6 (37.50%) SAP XI
5 6 (37.50%) Project Management
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) Migration
7 4 (25.00%) Retail
7 4 (25.00%) JNDI
7 4 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (25.00%) Mainframe
7 4 (25.00%) CICS
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) JMS
7 4 (25.00%) UNIX
7 4 (25.00%) JDBC
7 4 (25.00%) JSP
7 4 (25.00%) .NET
7 4 (25.00%) J2EE
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle
7 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) CRM
8 3 (18.75%) Tivoli
8 3 (18.75%) SAP CRM
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (50.00%) NetWeaver
2 4 (25.00%) CICS
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SAP CRM
2 2 (12.50%) SAP PM
2 2 (12.50%) SAP BPC
3 1 (6.25%) CA Clarity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SAP BW
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (18.75%) Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Designer
2 2 (12.50%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) SAP Basis Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (12.50%) Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) SAP Basis Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) SAP Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) SAP Basis
1 6 (37.50%) SAP XI
2 4 (25.00%) JNDI
2 4 (25.00%) JMS
2 4 (25.00%) JDBC
2 4 (25.00%) JSP
2 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) AIX
2 2 (12.50%) HPUX
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) CRM
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.25%) Database Security
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Database Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) SAP
2 10 (62.50%) IBM
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) CA