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 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
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 - 13
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing DB2 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.21% - 4.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.13% - 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £385 - £340
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 Portsmouth with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 64 26 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 38.79% 17.57% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 27 12
Median daily rate £450 £288 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.52% -15.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £281 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £343 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 0
Median hourly rate £45.50 £44.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.24% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

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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

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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

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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 28 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for DB2.

1 8 (100.00%) COBOL
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (62.50%) CICS
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) JCL
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Billing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Electronics
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management

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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 5 (62.50%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 2 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) COBOL Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) COBOL Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) DB2 Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (12.50%) DB2 Developer
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) COBOL
2 3 (37.50%) JCL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) SAP