Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for DB2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DB2 over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 40 24
Rank change year-on-year +3 -16 +3
Contract jobs citing DB2 6 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.93% 1.75% 4.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.11% 8.45% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Portsmouth median daily rate £388 £358 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% - -
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £433
% change year-on-year +6.67% -13.29% -3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -

DB2 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 74 71 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 23.79% 20.76% 24.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 36
Portsmouth median daily rate £388 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% - -7.14%
10th Percentile £296 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £438 £530
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £378 £375
% change year-on-year +2.65% +0.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 1
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.00 £35.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% -29.00% +488.24%
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
% change year-on-year +5.88% +7.95% +4.99%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in Portsmouth

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in Portsmouth

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for DB2.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) AIX
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) Middleware
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (83.33%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (83.33%) SWIFT
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (83.33%) Docker
1 5 (83.33%) Security Monitoring
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) CICS
3 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (16.67%) Billing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 1 (16.67%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Technical Specialist
1 4 (66.67%) Test Specialist
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) DB2 Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) SWIFT
2 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) AIX
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) COBOL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) Docker
1 5 (83.33%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) IBM