The first table below looks at the demand for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 Manchester 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 75 69 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -28
Contract jobs citing DB2 11 11 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.89% 0.97% 4.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.25% 4.95% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 9
Average daily rate
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£500 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +31.81%
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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
259 222 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.06% 19.51% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 126 206
Average daily rate £325 £311 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +7.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 17
Average hourly rate £19.50 £13.75 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -46.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.15 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £16.35 £43.50
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 Manchester

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the Manchester region.

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

DB2
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Manchester 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
DB2
North West

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 14 (93.33%) Mainframe
2 9 (60.00%) Oracle
3 8 (53.33%) UNIX
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 7 (46.67%) IBM
5 6 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
6 5 (33.33%) PKI
6 5 (33.33%) Firewall
6 5 (33.33%) ETL
6 5 (33.33%) CICS
6 5 (33.33%) LDAP
6 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (33.33%) Middleware
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) Banking
8 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) MVS
8 3 (20.00%) Windows
9 2 (13.33%) COBOL
9 2 (13.33%) Java
9 2 (13.33%) Sybase
9 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
9 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
9 2 (13.33%) Linux
9 2 (13.33%) Assembly Language
9 2 (13.33%) PMI
9 2 (13.33%) PMP
9 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 5 (33.33%) CICS
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
1 5 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Mainframe Operator
2 2 (13.33%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (6.67%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) Programmer
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (93.33%) Mainframe
2 6 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (33.33%) PKI
4 2 (13.33%) PMI
4 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (13.33%) Economics
5 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) UNIX
2 3 (20.00%) MVS
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) SUSE
4 1 (6.67%) zOS
4 1 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (13.33%) Information Security
2 2 (13.33%) Database Security
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (6.67%) V-Model
3 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (6.67%) SOA
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) COBOL
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) Assembly Language
2 1 (6.67%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) PMP
2 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Sybase
3 2 (13.33%) FatWire
3 2 (13.33%) Endeca
4 1 (6.67%) Teradata
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Intel
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
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