The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 27 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing DB2 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.03% 2.23% 2.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.94% 10.81% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -25.49%
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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 Liverpool region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
68 37 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 35.05% 20.67% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 19 23
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £199 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.71 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.05 £30.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.12%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

DB2
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Sybase
1 2 (50.00%) OLAP
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) ERwin
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (50.00%) Sybase ASE
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) COBOL
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) VSAM
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Perforce
2 1 (25.00%) JCL
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) DNA
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (25.00%) SAP

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) OLAP
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (50.00%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) ERwin
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
1 2 (50.00%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (25.00%) DB2 Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) DB2 Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Database Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) VSAM
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) COBOL
1 1 (25.00%) JCL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) Perforce
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) SAP