The first table below looks at the demand for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Lancashire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 45 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing DB2 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.15% 1.09% 1.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.10% 4.29% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate
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£398 £350 £489
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -28.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £350 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £350 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.72%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
98 70 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.58% 25.55% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 49 57
Average daily rate £400 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £327 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £15.06 £32.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.66% +51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.61 £30.50 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.68 £32.90 £23.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
DB2
North West

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

DB2
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
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Job
Vacancies
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DB2
North West

DB2
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) PL/1
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) AIX
2 3 (50.00%) HPUX
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Curam
2 3 (50.00%) IMS/DB
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 2 (33.33%) CICS
4 1 (16.67%) JCL
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
4 1 (16.67%) Syncsort
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Aquila
4 1 (16.67%) CA Endevor
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (33.33%) CICS
2 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) IMS/DB
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Functional Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Mainframe Developer
2 2 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) AIX
1 3 (50.00%) HPUX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security
1 1 (16.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PL/1
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JCL
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Curam
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Syncsort
3 1 (16.67%) Aquila