The first table below looks at the demand for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 Essex 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 42 50 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Contract jobs citing DB2 10 3 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.03% 0.65% 4.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.35% 2.94% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
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£238 £550 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.81% +137.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 13
Average hourly rate £29.25 £27.41 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.71% -8.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £27.41 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.41 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
107 102 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 21.70% 22.08% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 55 50
Average daily rate £375 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £166 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 26
Average hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £25.00 £22.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
DB2
East of England

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Essex

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

DB2
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Essex 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
Brentwood +1 6 £238 -56.81%
Thurrock - - - -
Basildon - - - -
DB2
East of England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 13 (72.22%) Oracle
2 10 (55.56%) MQSeries
2 10 (55.56%) J2EE
2 10 (55.56%) Data Analysis
3 7 (38.89%) WebSphere
3 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
3 7 (38.89%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) VBA
3 7 (38.89%) WebLogic
3 7 (38.89%) MS Office
3 7 (38.89%) UNIX
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) Linux
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (33.33%) ETL
4 6 (33.33%) Control-M
4 6 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 6 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
4 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 6 (33.33%) Banking
4 6 (33.33%) Information Management
5 5 (27.78%) QA
5 5 (27.78%) JCL
5 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
5 5 (27.78%) Mainframe
5 5 (27.78%) IBM
5 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (27.78%) MS Excel

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 10 (55.56%) MQSeries
2 7 (38.89%) WebLogic
2 7 (38.89%) WebSphere
3 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (22.22%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
2 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) BASE24
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) FTP
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) CTI
2 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (22.22%) DataStage
4 1 (5.56%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Lombardi
General
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
1 10 (55.56%) Support Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) ETL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Programmer
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Operational Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) PLC Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) J2EE
2 3 (16.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Mainframe
2 4 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) UNIX
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) SUSE
3 2 (11.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Data Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 6 (33.33%) ETL
2 6 (33.33%) Information Management
2 6 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
2 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
4 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 4 (22.22%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (16.67%) Dependency Management
5 3 (16.67%) Release Management
5 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
1 7 (38.89%) VBA
2 5 (27.78%) JCL
3 4 (22.22%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) IBM
3 3 (16.67%) Syncsort
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Avaya