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 6 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 114 107 99
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing DB2 20 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.71% 0.84% 0.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.73% 5.10% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 11
Average daily rate
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£500 £455 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% +13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £335 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £20.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+97.50% -23.80%
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
297 451 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.57% 16.57% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 245 142
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 23
Average hourly rate £55.65 £17.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+218.00% -39.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £17.50 £25.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £22.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 March 2015. 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
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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
Slough - 6 £513 - 1
Reading -8 4 £288 -36.81% 5
Bracknell - 2 £463 -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
DB2
South East

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 37 (60.66%) SQL
2 28 (45.90%) Oracle
3 25 (40.98%) IBM
4 21 (34.43%) ETL
5 20 (32.79%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (24.59%) Windows
7 14 (22.95%) Linux
8 13 (21.31%) AIX
8 13 (21.31%) Java
9 12 (19.67%) SAS
9 12 (19.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 11 (18.03%) Base SAS
10 11 (18.03%) VMware
10 11 (18.03%) SAP
11 10 (16.39%) TOGAF
11 10 (16.39%) Release Management
11 10 (16.39%) SAS Macro
12 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
12 9 (14.75%) ABAP
12 9 (14.75%) UNIX
12 9 (14.75%) HP
12 9 (14.75%) Finance
12 9 (14.75%) SAP BW
12 9 (14.75%) Internet
13 8 (13.11%) Mainframe
13 8 (13.11%) DataStage
13 8 (13.11%) ITIL
14 7 (11.48%) Business Objects
14 7 (11.48%) HTTP
14 7 (11.48%) Disaster Recovery

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 12 (19.67%) SAS
2 6 (9.84%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.20%) IIS
3 5 (8.20%) Apache
4 4 (6.56%) MQSeries
4 4 (6.56%) NetWeaver
5 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.64%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.64%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) BusinessWare
1 2 (3.28%) Misys Midas
2 1 (1.64%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) Internet
2 7 (11.48%) HTTP
2 7 (11.48%) Firewall
3 6 (9.84%) LAN
3 6 (9.84%) WAN
4 5 (8.20%) FTP
5 4 (6.56%) BGP
5 4 (6.56%) Ethernet
5 4 (6.56%) VPN
5 4 (6.56%) DNS
5 4 (6.56%) SAN
5 4 (6.56%) IPsec
5 4 (6.56%) VLAN
5 4 (6.56%) Network Security
5 4 (6.56%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (6.56%) NetScaler
5 4 (6.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (6.56%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (4.92%) SNA
6 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.79%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (19.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 11 (18.03%) Base SAS
4 9 (14.75%) SQL Server
4 9 (14.75%) SAP BW
5 8 (13.11%) DataStage
6 5 (8.20%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (8.20%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (8.20%) SAP HANA
7 2 (3.28%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.28%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.64%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) ERwin
2 2 (3.28%) JUnit
2 2 (3.28%) XMLSpy
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Retail
3 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (40.98%) Developer
2 12 (19.67%) SAS Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Architect
4 7 (11.48%) Technical Architect
5 5 (8.20%) Consultant
5 5 (8.20%) Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Administrator
6 4 (6.56%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.56%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Excel Developer
7 3 (4.92%) DataStage Developer
7 3 (4.92%) SAP Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Technical Architect
7 3 (4.92%) SAP Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) SAP Basis
2 4 (6.56%) Regular Expression
2 4 (6.56%) XML
2 4 (6.56%) SOAP
2 4 (6.56%) JMS
3 3 (4.92%) Middleware
3 3 (4.92%) APPC
4 2 (3.28%) XSD
4 2 (3.28%) RESTful
4 2 (3.28%) WSDL
4 2 (3.28%) JavaBeans
4 2 (3.28%) Web Services
4 2 (3.28%) EJB
4 2 (3.28%) JDBC
5 1 (1.64%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.64%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Mainframe
2 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.20%) iSeries
3 5 (8.20%) AS400
4 4 (6.56%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (3.28%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.64%) Clustering
6 1 (1.64%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.64%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.59%) Windows
2 14 (22.95%) Linux
3 13 (21.31%) AIX
4 9 (14.75%) UNIX
5 4 (6.56%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (6.56%) SUSE
5 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.92%) i5/OS
6 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.92%) OS/400
7 1 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) ETL
2 10 (16.39%) TOGAF
2 10 (16.39%) Release Management
3 8 (13.11%) ITIL
4 7 (11.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.20%) Data Modelling
6 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.20%) Waterfall
7 4 (6.56%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (6.56%) Project Management
7 4 (6.56%) Change Management
7 4 (6.56%) SOA
7 4 (6.56%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.92%) ERP
8 3 (4.92%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (4.92%) Time Management
8 3 (4.92%) Data Mapping
9 2 (3.28%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (3.28%) JVM Tuning
Programming Languages
1 37 (60.66%) SQL
2 13 (21.31%) Java
3 10 (16.39%) SAS Macro
4 9 (14.75%) ABAP
5 6 (9.84%) PL/SQL
6 5 (8.20%) RPG
6 5 (8.20%) Perl
7 4 (6.56%) C
7 4 (6.56%) COBOL
8 2 (3.28%) REXX
8 2 (3.28%) RPG/400
8 2 (3.28%) RPG IV
9 1 (1.64%) sed
9 1 (1.64%) PL/1
9 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.64%) JCL
9 1 (1.64%) AWK
9 1 (1.64%) Korn
9 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (6.56%) IBM Certification
2 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) VCP4
3 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.64%) ISEB
3 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) vSphere
1 4 (6.56%) FreeRADIUS
2 3 (4.92%) PowerHA
2 3 (4.92%) Firmware
3 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.64%) RACF
4 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (4.92%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (1.64%) Control-M
3 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (45.90%) Oracle
2 25 (40.98%) IBM
3 11 (18.03%) SAP
3 11 (18.03%) VMware
4 9 (14.75%) HP
5 7 (11.48%) Business Objects
6 6 (9.84%) Cognos
6 6 (9.84%) CA
7 4 (6.56%) Cisco
7 4 (6.56%) Citrix
7 4 (6.56%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.56%) Splunk
8 3 (4.92%) Software AG
8 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.92%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (4.92%) webMethods
8 3 (4.92%) NetIQ
9 2 (3.28%) Ab Initio
9 2 (3.28%) Vitria
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