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 25 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 96 91 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -46
Contract jobs citing DB2 33 37 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.09% 1.39% 3.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.02% 6.53% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 54
Average daily rate
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£398 £363 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.91% +7.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £345 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
657 567 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.65% 21.24% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 309 463
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 34
Average hourly rate £26.42 £33.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.93% +28.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £17.40 £17.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £40.57 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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 25 July 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 25 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
Manchester -3 12 £500 +37.93% 7
Cheshire -3 10 £400 - 1
Lancashire -13 4 £368 +5.13% 3
Merseyside +1 3 £383 -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 27 (57.45%) IBM
2 25 (53.19%) Mainframe
3 16 (34.04%) Oracle
4 15 (31.91%) Finance
4 15 (31.91%) IBM Mainframe
5 14 (29.79%) SAP
5 14 (29.79%) UNIX
6 12 (25.53%) Java
6 12 (25.53%) CICS
7 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
8 9 (19.15%) SAP BW
8 9 (19.15%) Migration
9 8 (17.02%) Banking
9 8 (17.02%) NetWeaver
9 8 (17.02%) Linux
10 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (14.89%) Project Management
11 6 (12.77%) SAP XI
11 6 (12.77%) SAP Basis
11 6 (12.77%) AIX
11 6 (12.77%) HP
12 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
12 5 (10.64%) ETL
12 5 (10.64%) Middleware
12 5 (10.64%) HPUX
12 5 (10.64%) Windows
12 5 (10.64%) LDAP
12 5 (10.64%) SQL
12 5 (10.64%) .NET
12 5 (10.64%) Firewall

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (25.53%) CICS
2 8 (17.02%) NetWeaver
3 5 (10.64%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.26%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.13%) Apache
5 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) SAP CRM
2 2 (4.26%) SAP PM
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (4.26%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.13%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) LDAP
1 5 (10.64%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) WAN
2 1 (2.13%) FTP
2 1 (2.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) APPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.15%) SAP BW
3 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.51%) IMS/DB
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (4.26%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.26%) Data Mining
5 2 (4.26%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) ERwin
General
1 15 (31.91%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Banking
3 5 (10.64%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (12.77%) Project Manager
2 5 (10.64%) DBA
2 5 (10.64%) DB2 DBA
2 5 (10.64%) Designer
3 4 (8.51%) Developer
3 4 (8.51%) Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Architect
4 3 (6.38%) Consultant
4 3 (6.38%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (6.38%) IBM Mainframe Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Mainframe Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Functional Architect
5 2 (4.26%) SAP Basis Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) SAP Manager
5 2 (4.26%) SAP Administrator
5 2 (4.26%) Mainframe Operator
5 2 (4.26%) Administrator
5 2 (4.26%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) SAP Project Manager
5 2 (4.26%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) SAP XI
1 6 (12.77%) SAP Basis
2 5 (10.64%) Middleware
2 5 (10.64%) .NET
3 4 (8.51%) J2EE
3 4 (8.51%) JDBC
3 4 (8.51%) JSP
3 4 (8.51%) JNDI
3 4 (8.51%) JMS
4 1 (2.13%) APPC
4 1 (2.13%) Web Services
4 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (53.19%) Mainframe
2 15 (31.91%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (10.64%) PKI
4 2 (4.26%) Data Extraction
4 2 (4.26%) PMI
4 2 (4.26%) Economics
4 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) AS400
5 1 (2.13%) Replication
5 1 (2.13%) VSAM
5 1 (2.13%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) UNIX
2 8 (17.02%) Linux
3 6 (12.77%) AIX
4 5 (10.64%) HPUX
4 5 (10.64%) Windows
5 3 (6.38%) MVS
6 1 (2.13%) SUSE
6 1 (2.13%) i5/OS
6 1 (2.13%) OS/400
6 1 (2.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Migration
2 7 (14.89%) Project Management
3 5 (10.64%) ETL
4 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.51%) Information Security
4 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
4 4 (8.51%) Database Security
5 3 (6.38%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (6.38%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.38%) CRM
5 3 (6.38%) ERP
6 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.26%) Change Management
6 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.26%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) Java
2 5 (10.64%) SQL
3 4 (8.51%) PL/1
3 4 (8.51%) COBOL
4 3 (6.38%) JCL
5 2 (4.26%) ABAP
5 2 (4.26%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.13%) C
6 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.13%) RPG
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) PMP
2 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.13%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (2.13%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 27 (57.45%) IBM
2 16 (34.04%) Oracle
3 14 (29.79%) SAP
4 6 (12.77%) HP
5 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.51%) Sybase
7 2 (4.26%) Endeca
7 2 (4.26%) FatWire
7 2 (4.26%) Curam
8 1 (2.13%) Aquila
8 1 (2.13%) VMware
8 1 (2.13%) Teradata
8 1 (2.13%) Syncsort
8 1 (2.13%) Intel
8 1 (2.13%) Citrix
8 1 (2.13%) CA
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.13%) Perforce
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