The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 37 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing DB2 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.74% 1.64% 1.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.56% 7.41% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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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 £97.50 £19.45 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+401.28% -34.06%
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 Merseyside region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
78 54 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.89% 22.13% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 23 29
Average daily rate £338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £199 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £13.71 £23.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.39% +31.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.56 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+2.99% -1.39%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

DB2
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 September 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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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
Liverpool -2 2 £350 - 2
DB2
North West

DB2
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (50.00%) Sybase ASE
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
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%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) VSAM
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%) DNA
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) COBOL
1 1 (25.00%) JCL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Perforce
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