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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 69 44 42
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -2
Contract jobs citing DB2 5 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.59% 2.40% 2.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.13% 12.86% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £420 £463 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.18% +32.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-45.45% -9.09%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
160 140 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.91% 18.64% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 79 62
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £31.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester -24 2 - - 1
Knutsford - - - - 4
Macclesfield - - - -
DB2
North West

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (92.31%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) IBM
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) SAP
4 6 (46.15%) UNIX
4 6 (46.15%) SAP BW
4 6 (46.15%) SAP XI
5 5 (38.46%) Banking
5 5 (38.46%) NetWeaver
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) J2EE
6 4 (30.77%) JDBC
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) QA
7 3 (23.08%) CSS
7 3 (23.08%) AIX
7 3 (23.08%) Solaris
7 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 3 (23.08%) SSL
7 3 (23.08%) Tivoli
7 3 (23.08%) Middleware
7 3 (23.08%) Project Management
7 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
8 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 2 (15.38%) CICS
8 2 (15.38%) Firewall
8 2 (15.38%) Migration
8 2 (15.38%) Retail
8 2 (15.38%) Spring

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (38.46%) NetWeaver
2 2 (15.38%) CICS
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) CA Clarity
1 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SSL
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) HTTP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SAP BW
2 2 (15.38%) Informix
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Developer
1 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
1 2 (15.38%) Designer
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technician
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (7.69%) Author
2 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) SAP XI
2 4 (30.77%) J2EE
2 4 (30.77%) JDBC
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) Middleware
4 2 (15.38%) Spring
4 2 (15.38%) JNDI
4 2 (15.38%) JAX-RPC
4 2 (15.38%) JMS
4 2 (15.38%) WSDL
4 2 (15.38%) JSP
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) XSL
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
4 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
2 2 (15.38%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (15.38%) Online Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) UNIX
2 3 (23.08%) AIX
2 3 (23.08%) Solaris
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) HPUX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) ABAP
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Tivoli
2 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (15.38%) BladeLogic
3 1 (7.69%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (7.69%) CA Wily
3 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) IBM
2 7 (53.85%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Sybase
5 1 (7.69%) Sun
5 1 (7.69%) CA
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
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