The first table below looks at the demand for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 23 April 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 North West 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 128 73 75
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +2
Contract jobs citing DB2 14 46 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 1.87% 1.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.31% 8.04% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 13
Average daily rate £325 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £495 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-45.45% -9.09%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
605 572 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.14% 23.26% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 272 362
Average daily rate £340 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 35
Average hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £79.00 £33.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.97%
DB2
England

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

DB2
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -19 6 £373 -23.58% 4
Manchester -14 3 - - 2
Merseyside 0 1 £350 -30.00% 3
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 16 (59.26%) Oracle
1 16 (59.26%) IBM
2 14 (51.85%) Java
3 13 (48.15%) Finance
4 11 (40.74%) Mainframe
5 9 (33.33%) SQL
5 9 (33.33%) UNIX
6 8 (29.63%) SAP
6 8 (29.63%) SAP BW
6 8 (29.63%) SAP XI
7 7 (25.93%) Banking
8 6 (22.22%) WebSphere
8 6 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (22.22%) NetWeaver
8 6 (22.22%) Middleware
8 6 (22.22%) J2EE
8 6 (22.22%) AIX
8 6 (22.22%) Linux
9 5 (18.52%) ERP
9 5 (18.52%) Firewall
10 4 (14.81%) Migration
10 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (14.81%) Windows
10 4 (14.81%) JDBC
10 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
10 4 (14.81%) Project Management
10 4 (14.81%) CICS
11 3 (11.11%) Tivoli
11 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (22.22%) WebSphere
1 6 (22.22%) NetWeaver
2 4 (14.81%) CICS
3 2 (7.41%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Project
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (7.41%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.70%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) SSL
2 3 (11.11%) HTTP
2 3 (11.11%) LDAP
3 2 (7.41%) DNS
4 1 (3.70%) Intranet
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SAP BW
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.41%) IMS/DB
4 2 (7.41%) Informix
4 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.70%) DataStage
5 1 (3.70%) Base SAS
5 1 (3.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.70%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) TestDirector
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) IBM Mainframe Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Mainframe Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Programme Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Designer
5 1 (3.70%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Technician
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) DB2 Developer
5 1 (3.70%) SAS Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) NetWeaver Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Author
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) SAP XI
2 6 (22.22%) Middleware
2 6 (22.22%) J2EE
3 4 (14.81%) JDBC
4 3 (11.11%) .NET
4 3 (11.11%) CSS
5 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
5 2 (7.41%) SAP Basis
5 2 (7.41%) Spring
5 2 (7.41%) JNDI
5 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
5 2 (7.41%) JMS
5 2 (7.41%) JSP
5 2 (7.41%) SOAP
5 2 (7.41%) Web Services
5 2 (7.41%) XML
5 2 (7.41%) XSL
5 2 (7.41%) HTML
5 2 (7.41%) WSDL
5 2 (7.41%) JAX-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Mainframe
2 6 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (7.41%) Online Banking
3 2 (7.41%) PKI
3 2 (7.41%) DataPower
3 2 (7.41%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.70%) iSeries
4 1 (3.70%) AS400
4 1 (3.70%) VSAM
4 1 (3.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) UNIX
2 6 (22.22%) AIX
2 6 (22.22%) Linux
3 4 (14.81%) Windows
4 3 (11.11%) Solaris
5 1 (3.70%) OS/400
5 1 (3.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) ERP
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
2 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) Project Management
3 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 3 (11.11%) ETL
3 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) Web Application Development
4 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
4 2 (7.41%) Information Security
4 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
4 2 (7.41%) CRM
4 2 (7.41%) SOA
5 1 (3.70%) UML
5 1 (3.70%) OO
5 1 (3.70%) Time Management
5 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) ABAP
3 2 (7.41%) COBOL
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) Perl
3 2 (7.41%) PL/1
3 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.70%) JCL
4 1 (3.70%) RPG
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.41%) BladeLogic
2 2 (7.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (3.70%) CA Wily
3 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.70%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Oracle
1 16 (59.26%) IBM
2 8 (29.63%) SAP
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) Sybase
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Sun
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) CA
5 1 (3.70%) F5
5 1 (3.70%) Endeca
5 1 (3.70%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) FatWire
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