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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 33 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing DB2 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.73% 0.93% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.11% 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £370 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £32.10 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+23.05% -17.16%
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
45 58 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.57% 27.10% 38.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 44
Average daily rate £280 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £170 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 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
Wirral - 2 - -
DB2
North West

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (85.71%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (57.14%) SAP Basis
2 4 (57.14%) SAP
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Sybase
3 3 (42.86%) OLAP
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) ERwin
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (42.86%) Sybase ASE
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (42.86%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Perforce
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Data Security
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) DNA
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) PMI
5 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) OLAP
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (42.86%) Sybase ASE
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) ERwin
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) DBA
2 4 (57.14%) DB2 DBA
3 2 (28.57%) DB2 Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) Senior DBA
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Database Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Basis Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) DB2 Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Senior SAP Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Security
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) DNA
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) Sybase
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Perforce
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft