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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 42 48 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing DB2 26 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.02% 2.65% 4.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.38% 13.92% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 22
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£335 £470 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.82% +36.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £448 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £510 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £395 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +11.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.25 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.01%
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
210 158 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.36% 19.04% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 72 156
Average daily rate £340 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £427 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.57 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +56.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +1.66%

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 20 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 12 £383 -
Knutsford +5 1 - -
Warrington - - - -
DB2
North West

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 16 (55.17%) SAP
2 11 (37.93%) IBM
3 9 (31.03%) Finance
3 9 (31.03%) Retail
4 8 (27.59%) Migration
5 7 (24.14%) SAP Basis
5 7 (24.14%) Oracle
5 7 (24.14%) NetWeaver
5 7 (24.14%) UNIX
6 6 (20.69%) Java
6 6 (20.69%) Project Management
6 6 (20.69%) Banking
7 5 (17.24%) SAP CRM
7 5 (17.24%) JNDI
7 5 (17.24%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (17.24%) Database Tuning
7 5 (17.24%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (17.24%) Mainframe
7 5 (17.24%) CICS
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.24%) .NET
7 5 (17.24%) J2EE
7 5 (17.24%) JDBC
7 5 (17.24%) JSP
7 5 (17.24%) Windows
7 5 (17.24%) CRM
7 5 (17.24%) JMS
7 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
7 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
7 5 (17.24%) Database Security

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 7 (24.14%) NetWeaver
2 5 (17.24%) CICS
3 3 (10.34%) SAS
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) SAP CRM
2 2 (6.90%) SAP BPC
2 2 (6.90%) SAP PM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Data Services
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
1 9 (31.03%) Retail
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) DBA
3 4 (13.79%) SAP Basis Specialist
3 4 (13.79%) Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Senior DBA
4 3 (10.34%) Designer
4 3 (10.34%) DB2 DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Basis Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.45%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) SAP Basis
2 5 (17.24%) JNDI
2 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) J2EE
2 5 (17.24%) JDBC
2 5 (17.24%) JSP
2 5 (17.24%) JMS
3 3 (10.34%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) IBM Mainframe
1 5 (17.24%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) UNIX
2 5 (17.24%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) AIX
3 2 (6.90%) HPUX
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Migration
2 6 (20.69%) Project Management
3 5 (17.24%) Database Tuning
3 5 (17.24%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (17.24%) CRM
3 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
3 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
3 5 (17.24%) Database Security
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) IT Governance
6 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.45%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (3.45%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) SAP
2 11 (37.93%) IBM
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle
4 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.34%) VMware
6 2 (6.90%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards