The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 123 94 105
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +11
Contract jobs citing DB2 5 42 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 1.49% 0.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.49% 10.91% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 26 12
Average daily rate £239 £463 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.37% +33.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £331 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £419 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.50% +4.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-13.12% -
DB2
South East

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 Berkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
336 385 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.45% 13.63% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 233 251
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £528 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 17
Average hourly rate £12.17 £32.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.56% +140.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £18.20 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £125.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

DB2
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -16 5 £239 -45.42%
DB2
South East

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 9 (56.25%) Unix
2 8 (50.00%) IBM
3 6 (37.50%) HTTP
3 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) Korn
4 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
5 4 (25.00%) sed
5 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (25.00%) Ab Initio
5 4 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (25.00%) AWK
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
6 3 (18.75%) J2EE
6 3 (18.75%) ETL
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
7 2 (12.50%) AIX
7 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 2 (12.50%) VB
7 2 (12.50%) C++

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) WebSphere
2 4 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) HTTP
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) SSL
2 2 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) DMZ
3 1 (6.25%) IPsec
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) SMS
3 1 (6.25%) SSH
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
3 1 (6.25%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) AppScan
General
1 2 (12.50%) Legal
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Applications Support
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) DB2 Support
4 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Expert
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (18.75%) J2EE
4 2 (12.50%) MDX
4 2 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (6.25%) .NET
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Flex
5 1 (6.25%) JMS
5 1 (6.25%) REST
5 1 (6.25%) SOAP
5 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) DataPower
2 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Unix
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) AIX
3 2 (12.50%) zOS
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) ETL
2 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 2 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (12.50%) SDLC
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) OWASP
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Presales
4 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Korn
1 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) AWK
3 4 (25.00%) sed
4 2 (12.50%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) COBOL
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) VB
4 2 (12.50%) VB6
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
1 1 (6.25%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.25%) HP Fortify
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (6.25%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) IBM
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) Ab Initio
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Tableau
4 2 (12.50%) Teradata
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Cognos
5 1 (6.25%) EMC
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) Huawei
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Remedy
5 1 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
5 1 (6.25%) Sybase