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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 113 97 98
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs citing DB2 9 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 1.11% 1.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.54% 7.81% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 10
Average daily rate £350 £500 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £295 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £550 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £366 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.19% -8.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +97.50%
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
354 384 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.91% 14.21% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 214 269
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 10 13
Average hourly rate £13.15 £39.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.70% +125.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £30.00 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £125.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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 -4 6 £325 -40.90% 1
Slough +4 2 £438 -14.63%
DB2
South East

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 24 (64.86%) Unix
2 19 (51.35%) IBM
3 18 (48.65%) SQL
3 18 (48.65%) ITIL
4 15 (40.54%) WebSphere
5 14 (37.84%) Oracle
6 13 (35.14%) Shell Script
7 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (29.73%) WebSphere MQ
8 10 (27.03%) AIX
9 9 (24.32%) Linux
9 9 (24.32%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (24.32%) HTTP
9 9 (24.32%) webMethods
10 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
10 8 (21.62%) Retail
10 8 (21.62%) IBM HTTP Server
10 8 (21.62%) IBM Integration Bus
11 7 (18.92%) Change Management
11 7 (18.92%) DataPower
12 6 (16.22%) Ab Initio
12 6 (16.22%) COBOL
12 6 (16.22%) Windows
12 6 (16.22%) Solaris
12 6 (16.22%) SOA
13 5 (13.51%) JMS
13 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
13 5 (13.51%) Middleware
13 5 (13.51%) Mainframe
13 5 (13.51%) Microsoft

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 15 (40.54%) WebSphere
2 9 (24.32%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (21.62%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (10.81%) Apache
4 4 (10.81%) Commerce Server
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) HTTP
2 5 (13.51%) SSL
3 2 (5.41%) SMS
4 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.41%) Big Data
3 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.70%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.70%) MySQL
4 1 (2.70%) OLAP
General
1 8 (21.62%) Retail
2 5 (13.51%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Analyst
2 12 (32.43%) Technical Analyst
3 11 (29.73%) Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Support Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Applications Support
5 5 (13.51%) webMethods Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) COBOL Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) DB2 Support
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Server Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Technical Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Mainframe Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (5.41%) SOA Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) SQL Support Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (21.62%) IBM Integration Bus
3 5 (13.51%) JMS
3 5 (13.51%) Middleware
4 4 (10.81%) Ajax
4 4 (10.81%) CSS
4 4 (10.81%) HTML
4 4 (10.81%) JSON
4 4 (10.81%) Worklight
4 4 (10.81%) XML
5 3 (8.11%) J2EE
6 2 (5.41%) MDX
7 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) DataPower
2 5 (13.51%) Clustering
2 5 (13.51%) Cryptography
2 5 (13.51%) Mainframe
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.41%) Wiki
5 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (64.86%) Unix
2 10 (27.03%) AIX
3 9 (24.32%) Linux
4 6 (16.22%) Solaris
4 6 (16.22%) Windows
5 5 (13.51%) zOS
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) ITIL
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.92%) Change Management
4 6 (16.22%) SOA
5 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
6 4 (10.81%) Mobile First
6 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.11%) ITSM
7 3 (8.11%) Problem Management
7 3 (8.11%) Service Management
7 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.41%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (5.41%) ETL
8 2 (5.41%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) SQL
2 13 (35.14%) Shell Script
3 6 (16.22%) COBOL
4 4 (10.81%) AWK
4 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
4 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.81%) Korn
4 4 (10.81%) sed
4 4 (10.81%) VB
4 4 (10.81%) VB6
5 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) IBM Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
1 3 (8.11%) TickIT
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) IBM
2 14 (37.84%) Oracle
3 9 (24.32%) webMethods
4 6 (16.22%) Ab Initio
5 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.81%) AppDynamics
6 4 (10.81%) ServiceNow
7 2 (5.41%) Apigee
7 2 (5.41%) SAP
7 2 (5.41%) Tableau
7 2 (5.41%) Teradata
7 2 (5.41%) VMware
8 1 (2.70%) Cognos
8 1 (2.70%) EMC
8 1 (2.70%) HP
8 1 (2.70%) Huawei
8 1 (2.70%) NetApp
8 1 (2.70%) Remedy