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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 51 50 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Contract jobs citing DB2 16 19 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.00% 2.47% 4.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.60% 13.57% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 25
Average daily rate
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£400 £470 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +39.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £470 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £470 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.72%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
186 140 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.19% 18.23% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 60 136
Average daily rate £365 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £276 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
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 £20.00 £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 31 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 +12 8 £440 -
Knutsford +3 1 - -
Warrington - - - - 1
DB2
North West

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 15 (68.18%) SAP
2 11 (50.00%) IBM
3 9 (40.91%) NetWeaver
3 9 (40.91%) Java
4 7 (31.82%) Project Management
4 7 (31.82%) Finance
4 7 (31.82%) SAP Basis
4 7 (31.82%) SAP BW
5 6 (27.27%) SAP XI
5 6 (27.27%) Migration
5 6 (27.27%) Retail
5 6 (27.27%) Oracle
6 5 (22.73%) UNIX
6 5 (22.73%) .NET
6 5 (22.73%) J2EE
6 5 (22.73%) JDBC
6 5 (22.73%) JSP
6 5 (22.73%) Mainframe
6 5 (22.73%) CICS
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 5 (22.73%) JMS
6 5 (22.73%) JNDI
6 5 (22.73%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
7 4 (18.18%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (18.18%) Banking
7 4 (18.18%) SAP CRM
7 4 (18.18%) SQL
7 4 (18.18%) CRM

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 9 (40.91%) NetWeaver
2 5 (22.73%) CICS
3 1 (4.55%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) SAP CRM
2 2 (9.09%) SAP PM
2 2 (9.09%) SAP BPC
3 1 (4.55%) CA Clarity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Retail
3 4 (18.18%) Banking
4 3 (13.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Architect
2 3 (13.64%) SAP Basis Specialist
2 3 (13.64%) Designer
3 2 (9.09%) SAP Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) SAP Basis Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.55%) DBA
4 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Senior DBA
4 1 (4.55%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) SAP Basis
2 6 (27.27%) SAP XI
3 5 (22.73%) JNDI
3 5 (22.73%) .NET
3 5 (22.73%) J2EE
3 5 (22.73%) JDBC
3 5 (22.73%) JSP
3 5 (22.73%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Mainframe
1 5 (22.73%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) AIX
2 2 (9.09%) HPUX
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Project Management
2 6 (27.27%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) CRM
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.55%) Database Security
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) ERP
6 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) IT Governance
6 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (4.55%) Time Management
6 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) SAP
2 11 (50.00%) IBM
3 6 (27.27%) Oracle
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) CA
6 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards
6 1 (4.55%) VMware