The first table below looks at the demand for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Kent 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 35 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing DB2 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.92% 0.58% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.33% 2.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £431 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.59% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-45.45% -9.09%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
60 98 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 27.65% 28.24% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 49 24
Average daily rate £425 £338 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +4.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
DB2
South East

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Kent

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the Kent region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

DB2
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 10 (90.91%) Oracle
1 10 (90.91%) UNIX
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle Database
2 9 (81.82%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (72.73%) Finance
4 7 (63.64%) Replication
4 7 (63.64%) SQL
5 6 (54.55%) AIX
6 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (18.18%) IBM
8 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
8 1 (9.09%) Change Control
8 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (9.09%) nmon
8 1 (9.09%) Migration
8 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (9.09%) Solaris
8 1 (9.09%) FTP
8 1 (9.09%) Java
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) DBA
1 9 (81.82%) DB2 DBA
2 6 (54.55%) Senior DBA
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) UNIX
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) AIX
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) nmon
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) IBM