The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 20 32 20
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing DB2 3 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.46% 0.97% 4.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.75% 4.17% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £310 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -39.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +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%
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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
16 48 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.11% 23.30% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 7
Average daily rate £400 £350 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £235 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £422 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £31.56 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 15 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 11 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) Capacity Management
3 5 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (45.45%) Migration
4 4 (36.36%) NetWeaver
4 4 (36.36%) PowerHA
5 2 (18.18%) AIX
5 2 (18.18%) CRM
5 2 (18.18%) SAP CRM
5 2 (18.18%) SAP Basis
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) SAP HANA
6 1 (9.09%) SAP BW

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 4 (36.36%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
1 1 (9.09%) SAP HANA
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Basis Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) SAP Architect
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Basis
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
1 5 (45.45%) Capacity Management
1 5 (45.45%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) SAP
2 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle