The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 17 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing DB2 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.51% 6.25% 2.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.53% 33.33% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate
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£340 £449 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.22% +35.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £27.50
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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 Portsmouth region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
17 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 14.91% 18.75% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 9
Average daily rate £328 £425 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.94% +40.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £330 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £775 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.63 £41.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.13% +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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Top 2 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 2 (50.00%) zOS
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Programmer
1 4 (100.00%) Systems Programmer
2 2 (50.00%) Mainframe Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) zOS