The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DB2 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 0.93% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
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 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.05% -19.75%
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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 Preston region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
38 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 35.51% 18.42% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 4
Average daily rate £263 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.54 - £29.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Preston

DB2
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) PL/1
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) IMS/DB
1 1 (100.00%) Aquila
1 1 (100.00%) CA Endevor
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Syncsort

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 1 (100.00%) IMS/DB
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe Developer
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) PL/1
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Aquila
1 1 (100.00%) Syncsort