The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 49 45 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs citing DB2 11 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.16% 2.04% 3.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.69% 6.32% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 12
Average daily rate
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£563 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £395 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.98% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £32.10 -
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 Essex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
143 190 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.09% 32.37% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 115 55
Average daily rate £425 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £127 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 15
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.10 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.42% +5.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.25 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.18 £45.26 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (94.44%) Oracle
3 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 11 (61.11%) UNIX
3 11 (61.11%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (61.11%) ETL
4 10 (55.56%) Control-M
5 9 (50.00%) Information Management
6 8 (44.44%) DataStage
6 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (44.44%) Waterfall
7 6 (33.33%) QA
8 5 (27.78%) Windows
8 5 (27.78%) Finance
8 5 (27.78%) Dimensional Modelling
8 5 (27.78%) Data Cleansing
8 5 (27.78%) Dependency Management
9 4 (22.22%) AIX
9 4 (22.22%) Solaris
9 4 (22.22%) Linux
9 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
9 4 (22.22%) IBM
9 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 4 (22.22%) HP
9 4 (22.22%) EMC
9 4 (22.22%) Citrix
9 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
9 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
9 4 (22.22%) Migration
9 4 (22.22%) VMware

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) CICS
2 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Broadband
1 3 (16.67%) DHCP
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
1 3 (16.67%) Wireless
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (61.11%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (44.44%) DataStage
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.56%) IDMS
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.56%) Ingres
4 1 (5.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) ERwin
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) ETL Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) UNIX
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) AIX
3 4 (22.22%) Solaris
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) OpenVMS
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) ETL
2 9 (50.00%) Information Management
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 5 (27.78%) Dependency Management
4 5 (27.78%) Dimensional Modelling
4 5 (27.78%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (22.22%) Migration
5 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
5 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 3 (16.67%) Coaching
6 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) UML
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
8 1 (5.56%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) XenApp
2 3 (16.67%) MetaFrame
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Control-M
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) HP
2 4 (22.22%) EMC
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Teradata