The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for DB2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM DB2
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 119 67
Rank change year-on-year +33 -52  
Contract jobs citing DB2 17 1 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.93% 0.042% 2.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.86% 0.30% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 25
Median daily rate £550 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £520 - £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £422 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +12.46% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% -22.22%  

DB2 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 350 334 367
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.16% 14.02% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 194 219
Median daily rate £403 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 3
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing DB2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DB2 in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in Berkshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in Berkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 9 £550 -
Slough - 5 £650 -
DB2
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DB2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for DB2.

1 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (35.71%) SAP
4 9 (32.14%) ETL
4 9 (32.14%) Ab Initio
5 8 (28.57%) IBM
6 7 (25.00%) AIX
6 7 (25.00%) Linux
6 7 (25.00%) Java
6 7 (25.00%) DB2 UDB
6 7 (25.00%) Hadoop
6 7 (25.00%) Big Data
7 6 (21.43%) ServiceNow
7 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
7 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (21.43%) TDD
7 6 (21.43%) Teradata
7 6 (21.43%) Service Management
7 6 (21.43%) ITSM
7 6 (21.43%) Migration
7 6 (21.43%) ITIL
7 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
8 5 (17.86%) Oracle
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (14.29%) SCCM
9 4 (14.29%) Scala
9 4 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (14.29%) Splunk
9 4 (14.29%) SIEM
9 4 (14.29%) MapReduce

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (25.00%) Big Data
2 7 (25.00%) DB2 UDB
2 7 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (14.29%) Apache Hive
3 4 (14.29%) HBase
3 4 (14.29%) Impala
3 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 4 (14.29%) Sqoop
4 3 (10.71%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.57%) DataStage
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Gradle
1 1 (3.57%) IntelliJ
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) JUnit
1 1 (3.57%) Maven
1 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) DB2 DBA
2 7 (25.00%) DBA
3 5 (17.86%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Programmer
4 4 (14.29%) Security Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (10.71%) Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Information Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Information Security Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Cloud Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Hadoop Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
1 3 (10.71%) JDBC
1 3 (10.71%) JSP
1 3 (10.71%) Spring
1 3 (10.71%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) JSF
2 1 (3.57%) REST
2 1 (3.57%) Spring MVC
2 1 (3.57%) Struts
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) AIX
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ETL
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) ITSM
2 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
2 6 (21.43%) Migration
2 6 (21.43%) Service Management
2 6 (21.43%) TDD
3 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (14.29%) Database Security
4 4 (14.29%) Information Security
4 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (14.29%) MapReduce
4 4 (14.29%) SIEM
5 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.71%) Security Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) Project Governance
6 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 4 (14.29%) Scala
5 3 (10.71%) COBOL
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 4 (14.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (14.29%) Oozie
1 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
1 4 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) SAP
2 9 (32.14%) Ab Initio
3 8 (28.57%) IBM
4 6 (21.43%) ServiceNow
4 6 (21.43%) Teradata
5 5 (17.86%) Oracle
6 4 (14.29%) Cloudera
6 4 (14.29%) Hortonworks
6 4 (14.29%) McAfee
6 4 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 4 (14.29%) Splunk