The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank - 37 -
Contract jobs citing DB2 0 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 2.79% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 9.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 0
Average daily rate - £290 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.45% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +64.58%
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 Lancashire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
111 130 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 27.61% 30.23% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 90 30
Average daily rate £375 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 4 0
Average hourly rate £41.50 £37.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (25.00%) Informatica
3 1 (25.00%) PowerCenter
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) SAS
3 1 (25.00%) SAP XI
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (25.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) FTP
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (25.00%) PowerCenter
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) OAT Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) OAT Test Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) SAS Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Informatica
3 1 (25.00%) SAP