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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 107 99 99
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing DB2 30 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.02% 1.03% 0.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.98% 6.32% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 13
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£475 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £200 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
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
334 459 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.37% 16.35% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 259 152
Average daily rate £400 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 29
Average hourly rate £55.65 £17.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+218.00% -48.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £14.30 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £22.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

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 27 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 27 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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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 0 9 £350 -23.07%
Bracknell +12 8 £475 +137.50%
Slough +4 8 £525 +90.90% 1
Maidenhead - - - -
DB2
South East

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 38 (56.72%) SQL
2 27 (40.30%) IBM
3 26 (38.81%) Oracle
4 19 (28.36%) Java
5 17 (25.37%) AIX
5 17 (25.37%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (23.88%) ETL
6 16 (23.88%) Linux
7 15 (22.39%) Windows
8 14 (20.90%) UNIX
9 13 (19.40%) SAS
10 12 (17.91%) VMware
10 12 (17.91%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 11 (16.42%) Base SAS
11 11 (16.42%) WebSphere
11 11 (16.42%) HTTP
11 11 (16.42%) SAP
12 10 (14.93%) XML
12 10 (14.93%) Release Management
12 10 (14.93%) SAS Macro
13 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (13.43%) ABAP
13 9 (13.43%) HP
13 9 (13.43%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (13.43%) SAP BW
14 8 (11.94%) JMS
14 8 (11.94%) WebSphere Application Server
14 8 (11.94%) ITIL
15 7 (10.45%) SOAP
15 7 (10.45%) Business Objects

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 13 (19.40%) SAS
2 11 (16.42%) WebSphere
3 8 (11.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (10.45%) Apache
5 4 (5.97%) IIS
5 4 (5.97%) NetWeaver
6 3 (4.48%) Commerce Server
7 2 (2.99%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (2.99%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.49%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (1.49%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.49%) CICS
8 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.48%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) SPSS
3 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Fredhopper
2 2 (2.99%) BusinessWare
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) SaaS
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.42%) HTTP
2 7 (10.45%) Firewall
2 7 (10.45%) Internet
3 6 (8.96%) FTP
3 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.96%) LAN
3 6 (8.96%) WAN
4 4 (5.97%) Ethernet
4 4 (5.97%) DNS
4 4 (5.97%) SAN
4 4 (5.97%) VPN
4 4 (5.97%) IPsec
4 4 (5.97%) VLAN
4 4 (5.97%) Network Security
4 4 (5.97%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (5.97%) NetScaler
4 4 (5.97%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (5.97%) Cisco ISE
4 4 (5.97%) BGP
5 3 (4.48%) APPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.37%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (17.91%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 11 (16.42%) Base SAS
4 9 (13.43%) SAP BW
5 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
6 5 (7.46%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (7.46%) SAP HANA
6 5 (7.46%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (5.97%) Big Data
7 4 (5.97%) DataStage
8 1 (1.49%) IMS/DB
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.49%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.49%) HBase
8 1 (1.49%) Mahout
8 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.49%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) JUnit
1 2 (2.99%) XMLSpy
2 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (10.45%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Retail
3 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 26 (38.81%) Developer
2 12 (17.91%) SAS Developer
3 8 (11.94%) Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Technical Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Consultant
5 5 (7.46%) Administrator
6 4 (5.97%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) Security Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.97%) Network Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) DBA
6 4 (5.97%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) SAP Technical Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Technical Architect
7 3 (4.48%) webMethods Developer
7 3 (4.48%) DB2 DBA
7 3 (4.48%) Mainframe DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) XML
2 8 (11.94%) JMS
3 7 (10.45%) SOAP
4 6 (8.96%) Middleware
5 5 (7.46%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (7.46%) WSDL
5 5 (7.46%) SAP Basis
6 4 (5.97%) Web Services
6 4 (5.97%) Regular Expression
7 3 (4.48%) APPC
7 3 (4.48%) XSD
7 3 (4.48%) HTML
7 3 (4.48%) CSS
7 3 (4.48%) JDBC
8 2 (2.99%) EJB
8 2 (2.99%) JavaBeans
8 2 (2.99%) Spring
8 2 (2.99%) Ajax
8 2 (2.99%) JSON
8 2 (2.99%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.96%) Mainframe
3 4 (5.97%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (5.97%) DataPower
4 3 (4.48%) iSeries
4 3 (4.48%) AS400
5 1 (1.49%) Clustering
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) AIX
2 16 (23.88%) Linux
3 15 (22.39%) Windows
4 14 (20.90%) UNIX
5 5 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.97%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (5.97%) SUSE
7 3 (4.48%) i5/OS
7 3 (4.48%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.48%) OS/400
7 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) ETL
2 10 (14.93%) Release Management
3 9 (13.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.94%) ITIL
5 7 (10.45%) Change Management
6 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
6 6 (8.96%) TOGAF
7 4 (5.97%) Project Management
7 4 (5.97%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.97%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.97%) High Availability
8 3 (4.48%) Low Latency
8 3 (4.48%) Time Management
8 3 (4.48%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (4.48%) SOA
8 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.48%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.48%) ERP
8 3 (4.48%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 38 (56.72%) SQL
2 19 (28.36%) Java
3 10 (14.93%) SAS Macro
4 9 (13.43%) ABAP
5 6 (8.96%) Perl
6 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.97%) COBOL
7 3 (4.48%) C
7 3 (4.48%) REXX
7 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.48%) RPG
8 2 (2.99%) Korn
8 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.99%) Python
9 1 (1.49%) R
9 1 (1.49%) sed
9 1 (1.49%) JCL
9 1 (1.49%) AWK
9 1 (1.49%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (5.97%) IBM Certification
2 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.49%) Degree
3 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) vSphere
1 4 (5.97%) FreeRADIUS
2 3 (4.48%) PowerHA
2 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.48%) Firmware
3 2 (2.99%) RACF
4 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (1.49%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (4.48%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (1.49%) Control-M
3 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (40.30%) IBM
2 26 (38.81%) Oracle
3 12 (17.91%) VMware
4 11 (16.42%) SAP
5 9 (13.43%) HP
6 7 (10.45%) Business Objects
6 7 (10.45%) CA
7 6 (8.96%) Cognos
8 4 (5.97%) Cisco
8 4 (5.97%) Citrix
8 4 (5.97%) CheckPoint
8 4 (5.97%) Splunk
9 3 (4.48%) webMethods
9 3 (4.48%) NetIQ
9 3 (4.48%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.99%) Vitria
10 2 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (2.99%) Software AG
10 2 (2.99%) AppDynamics
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