The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 20 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DB2 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.03% - 0.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.70% - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £336
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £29.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -26.58%

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 Chester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
27 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 27.84% 22.86% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 7
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing DB2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DB2 across the Chester region.

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Chester

DB2
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DB2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for DB2.

1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) TADDM

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) TADDM
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle