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 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 61 69 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -34
Contract jobs citing DB2 8 7 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.09% 0.75% 3.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.59% 3.74% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 9
Average daily rate
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£463 £319 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.09% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £395 £381
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +3.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+64.58% -40.00%
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
143 187 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.56% 20.04% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 96 78
Average daily rate £344 £340 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.10% +1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 11
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 £34.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%

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 23 January 2015. 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 +11 6 £463 -
Warrington - - - -
Crewe - - - -
DB2
North West

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (47.06%) IBM
2 15 (44.12%) SAP
3 14 (41.18%) Oracle
3 14 (41.18%) Finance
4 13 (38.24%) Migration
5 11 (32.35%) .NET
6 10 (29.41%) Retail
7 9 (26.47%) CICS
7 9 (26.47%) Mainframe
7 9 (26.47%) IBM Mainframe
7 9 (26.47%) Banking
8 8 (23.53%) Waterfall
8 8 (23.53%) Agile Project Management
8 8 (23.53%) Project Management
8 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 8 (23.53%) J2EE
8 8 (23.53%) JDBC
8 8 (23.53%) JSP
8 8 (23.53%) UNIX
8 8 (23.53%) JMS
8 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (23.53%) JNDI
9 7 (20.59%) Windows
10 6 (17.65%) Java
10 6 (17.65%) SAS
10 6 (17.65%) IT Governance
10 6 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (17.65%) Capacity Management
11 5 (14.71%) PowerHA
11 5 (14.71%) Linux

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (26.47%) CICS
2 6 (17.65%) SAS
3 4 (11.76%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) ATM
2 1 (2.94%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) SAP BW
2 2 (5.88%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.94%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Retail
3 9 (26.47%) Banking
4 3 (8.82%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Architect
2 5 (14.71%) Technical Architect
2 5 (14.71%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (11.76%) DBA
3 4 (11.76%) Designer
4 3 (8.82%) SAP Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior DBA
5 2 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (5.88%) Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) SAP Basis Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) DB2 DBA
5 2 (5.88%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.94%) ATM Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) SAP Business Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) .NET
2 8 (23.53%) J2EE
2 8 (23.53%) JDBC
2 8 (23.53%) JSP
2 8 (23.53%) JMS
2 8 (23.53%) JNDI
3 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
3 3 (8.82%) SAP Basis
4 1 (2.94%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Mainframe
1 9 (26.47%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) UNIX
2 7 (20.59%) Windows
3 5 (14.71%) Linux
4 3 (8.82%) AIX
5 1 (2.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Migration
2 8 (23.53%) Waterfall
2 8 (23.53%) Agile Project Management
2 8 (23.53%) Project Management
2 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.65%) IT Governance
3 6 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (17.65%) Capacity Management
4 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 4 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (11.76%) Database Tuning
4 4 (11.76%) Database Security
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.88%) CRM
6 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.94%) SAP Security
7 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.94%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) Java
2 1 (2.94%) Assembly Language
2 1 (2.94%) REXX
2 1 (2.94%) JCL
2 1 (2.94%) COBOL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) IBM
2 15 (44.12%) SAP
3 14 (41.18%) Oracle
4 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.82%) VMware
6 1 (2.94%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.94%) Business Objects