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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 45 55 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs citing DB2 9 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.16% 1.78% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.96% 5.31% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 0
Average daily rate
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£284 £403 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £39.50 - £27.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £20.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+97.50% -23.80%
DB2
East of England

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
113 226 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 27.10% 33.58% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 137 28
Average daily rate £403 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.88 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% +26.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £27.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £35.58 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £31.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+10.40% +11.60%

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 5 March 2015. 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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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 - 6 £318 -
Harlow - - - -
DB2
East of England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 19 (86.36%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) Oracle
2 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
3 11 (50.00%) UNIX
3 11 (50.00%) ETL
4 10 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (45.45%) Control-M
5 9 (40.91%) Information Management
5 9 (40.91%) JCL
5 9 (40.91%) Mainframe
5 9 (40.91%) COBOL
6 8 (36.36%) DataStage
6 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (36.36%) Waterfall
6 8 (36.36%) SELCOPY
7 7 (31.82%) CA Gen
7 7 (31.82%) Assembly Language
7 7 (31.82%) REXX
8 6 (27.27%) QA
9 5 (22.73%) Dimensional Modelling
9 5 (22.73%) Data Cleansing
9 5 (22.73%) Dependency Management
10 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
10 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
11 3 (13.64%) IBM
11 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
11 3 (13.64%) Coaching
11 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (9.09%) ISPF
12 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Broadband
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (36.36%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) CA Gen
2 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) ETL Developer
3 6 (27.27%) DBA
4 3 (13.64%) Mainframe Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Mainframe DBA
5 2 (9.09%) DB2 Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Lead Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) DB2 DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) AIX
2 2 (9.09%) Solaris
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) ETL
2 9 (40.91%) Information Management
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) Waterfall
4 5 (22.73%) Dimensional Modelling
4 5 (22.73%) Data Cleansing
4 5 (22.73%) Dependency Management
5 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
6 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Coaching
7 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (4.55%) User Stories
7 1 (4.55%) UML
7 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
7 1 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) JCL
2 9 (40.91%) COBOL
3 8 (36.36%) SELCOPY
4 7 (31.82%) Assembly Language
4 7 (31.82%) REXX
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) XenApp
2 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.55%) MetaFrame
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) IBM
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) EMC
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) VMware