The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 28 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 57 77
Contract jobs citing DB2 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire - 0.84% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 3.36% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £422 £393 £400
% change year-on-year +7.45% -1.87%  
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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 81 149 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.68% 25.04% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 207 236
Median daily rate £340 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £233 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 17
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £23.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 - £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 - £24.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing DB2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in Cambridgeshire