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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 57 57 44
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing DB2 11 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.41% 1.72% 2.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.05% 9.39% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 9
Average daily rate
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£463 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.99% -0.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.98% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £32.10 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.05% -19.75%
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
156 181 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.03% 18.28% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 90 71
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.46% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £421 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 10
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.15 £42.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.91% -59.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%

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 22 December 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 +7 3 £463 +23.99%
Warrington - - - - 1
DB2
North West

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 17 (53.13%) SAP
2 14 (43.75%) Oracle
3 12 (37.50%) IBM
4 11 (34.38%) Finance
5 10 (31.25%) UNIX
5 10 (31.25%) Migration
6 9 (28.13%) Retail
7 8 (25.00%) .NET
8 7 (21.88%) Windows
9 6 (18.75%) SAS
9 6 (18.75%) NetWeaver
9 6 (18.75%) IT Governance
9 6 (18.75%) Capacity Management
9 6 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (15.63%) J2EE
10 5 (15.63%) JDBC
10 5 (15.63%) JSP
10 5 (15.63%) Linux
10 5 (15.63%) JMS
10 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
10 5 (15.63%) CICS
10 5 (15.63%) Project Management
10 5 (15.63%) Mainframe
10 5 (15.63%) SAP Basis
10 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (15.63%) Banking
10 5 (15.63%) JNDI
10 5 (15.63%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
10 5 (15.63%) PowerHA

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 6 (18.75%) SAS
1 6 (18.75%) NetWeaver
2 5 (15.63%) CICS
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SAP CRM
2 2 (6.25%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SAP BW
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) SAP HANA
4 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.13%) SAP Data Services
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Retail
3 5 (15.63%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Technical Architect
3 4 (12.50%) DBA
3 4 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior DBA
4 3 (9.38%) SAP Architect
5 2 (6.25%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) DB2 DBA
5 2 (6.25%) SAP Basis Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) SAP Basis Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) SAP Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (3.13%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Business Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Business Objects Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) J2EE
2 5 (15.63%) JDBC
2 5 (15.63%) JSP
2 5 (15.63%) JMS
2 5 (15.63%) SAP Basis
2 5 (15.63%) JNDI
3 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.25%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Mainframe
1 5 (15.63%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) UNIX
2 7 (21.88%) Windows
3 5 (15.63%) Linux
4 3 (9.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Migration
2 6 (18.75%) IT Governance
2 6 (18.75%) Capacity Management
2 6 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (15.63%) Agile Project Management
3 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
3 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.63%) Project Management
4 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (12.50%) Database Tuning
4 4 (12.50%) Database Security
5 3 (9.38%) CRM
5 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (3.13%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) SAP
2 14 (43.75%) Oracle
3 12 (37.50%) IBM
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.38%) VMware
6 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards