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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 88 107 97
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Contract jobs citing DB2 43 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.54% 0.74% 1.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.25% 4.55% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 22
Average daily rate
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£450 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £200 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £446 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £27.73
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
351 440 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.55% 16.33% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 240 165
Average daily rate £400 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 34
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.67% -54.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £13.00 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £19.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Bracknell +10 18 £438 +59.09%
Reading +7 14 £438 -3.84%
Slough -4 3 £750 +172.72%
Maidenhead - 1 £419 -
DB2
South East

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 40 (53.33%) SQL
2 33 (44.00%) Java
2 33 (44.00%) IBM
3 28 (37.33%) WebSphere
4 24 (32.00%) Oracle
4 24 (32.00%) UNIX
4 24 (32.00%) AIX
5 23 (30.67%) XML
6 19 (25.33%) Windows
7 18 (24.00%) Linux
8 17 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (21.33%) Retail
9 16 (21.33%) VMware
9 16 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (18.67%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (18.67%) E-Commerce
10 14 (18.67%) HTTP
10 14 (18.67%) SAP
11 12 (16.00%) WebSphere Application Server
11 12 (16.00%) ITIL
11 12 (16.00%) SOAP
11 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
11 12 (16.00%) HTML
11 12 (16.00%) ETL
11 12 (16.00%) HP
12 10 (13.33%) Mainframe
12 10 (13.33%) JMS
12 10 (13.33%) Apache
13 9 (12.00%) SAS
13 9 (12.00%) ABAP

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 28 (37.33%) WebSphere
2 12 (16.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (13.33%) Apache
4 9 (12.00%) SAS
5 5 (6.67%) MQSeries
5 5 (6.67%) Commerce Server
6 4 (5.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (5.33%) NetWeaver
6 4 (5.33%) IIS
7 3 (4.00%) MS Exchange
8 2 (2.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (2.67%) Apache Pig
9 1 (1.33%) JBoss
9 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (1.33%) CICS
9 1 (1.33%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.67%) SPSS
4 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Fredhopper
2 3 (4.00%) Maximo
3 2 (2.67%) BusinessWare
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) SaaS
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.67%) HTTP
2 8 (10.67%) SAN
2 8 (10.67%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.33%) Internet
3 7 (9.33%) Firewall
4 6 (8.00%) FTP
4 6 (8.00%) LAN
4 6 (8.00%) WAN
5 4 (5.33%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (5.33%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (5.33%) NetScaler
5 4 (5.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (5.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.33%) VLAN
5 4 (5.33%) Network Security
5 4 (5.33%) IPsec
5 4 (5.33%) DNS
5 4 (5.33%) BGP
5 4 (5.33%) Ethernet
5 4 (5.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.67%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (12.00%) SAP BW
2 9 (12.00%) Big Data
3 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
4 7 (9.33%) Base SAS
4 7 (9.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 6 (8.00%) DbVisualizer
6 5 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (6.67%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (6.67%) SAP HANA
7 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.33%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.67%) Mahout
8 2 (2.67%) HBase
8 2 (2.67%) Sqoop
8 2 (2.67%) Triplestore
8 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.67%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Selenium
1 4 (5.33%) Subversion
1 4 (5.33%) LoadRunner
1 4 (5.33%) XMLSpy
1 4 (5.33%) JUnit
2 3 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (4.00%) JBehave
2 3 (4.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.33%) Ant
3 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.33%) TestComplete
3 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.33%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (21.33%) Retail
2 7 (9.33%) Finance
3 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (33.33%) Developer
2 9 (12.00%) Architect
3 8 (10.67%) Analyst
4 7 (9.33%) SAS Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Technical Architect
5 6 (8.00%) Consultant
6 5 (6.67%) webMethods Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Tester
7 4 (5.33%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) DBA
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
8 3 (4.00%) WebSphere Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (30.67%) XML
2 12 (16.00%) SOAP
2 12 (16.00%) HTML
3 10 (13.33%) JMS
4 9 (12.00%) Middleware
4 9 (12.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (12.00%) WSDL
5 8 (10.67%) J2EE
6 6 (8.00%) Web Services
6 6 (8.00%) Flash
7 5 (6.67%) XSD
7 5 (6.67%) CSS
7 5 (6.67%) SAP Basis
7 5 (6.67%) RESTful
8 4 (5.33%) Worklight
8 4 (5.33%) Regular Expression
8 4 (5.33%) Ajax
9 3 (4.00%) JDBC
9 3 (4.00%) APPC
9 3 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.33%) Mainframe
3 7 (9.33%) AS400
3 7 (9.33%) DataPower
3 7 (9.33%) iSeries
4 4 (5.33%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) Clustering
5 1 (1.33%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.33%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.00%) UNIX
1 24 (32.00%) AIX
2 19 (25.33%) Windows
3 18 (24.00%) Linux
4 5 (6.67%) SUSE
5 4 (5.33%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (4.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.00%) OS/400
6 3 (4.00%) zOS
6 3 (4.00%) i5/OS
6 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.67%) Solaris
8 1 (1.33%) Android
8 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.67%) E-Commerce
3 12 (16.00%) ITIL
3 12 (16.00%) ETL
4 9 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (10.67%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (10.67%) Change Management
6 7 (9.33%) Release Management
6 7 (9.33%) Low Latency
7 6 (8.00%) High Availability
7 6 (8.00%) System Testing
7 6 (8.00%) TOGAF
7 6 (8.00%) Automated Testing
7 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.67%) SOA
8 5 (6.67%) TDD
9 4 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.33%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.33%) Regression Testing
9 4 (5.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (53.33%) SQL
2 33 (44.00%) Java
3 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.00%) ABAP
5 6 (8.00%) SAS Macro
6 5 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.33%) COBOL
8 3 (4.00%) Python
8 3 (4.00%) C
8 3 (4.00%) RPG
8 3 (4.00%) REXX
9 2 (2.67%) R
9 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.67%) Korn
10 1 (1.33%) C#
10 1 (1.33%) Perl
10 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.33%) JCL
10 1 (1.33%) Jython
10 1 (1.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) Degree
1 5 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (5.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.33%) ISEB
2 4 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.33%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) FreeRADIUS
1 4 (5.33%) vSphere
1 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.00%) Firmware
2 3 (4.00%) PowerHA
3 2 (2.67%) Apache Flume
3 2 (2.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) CA Spectrum
1 4 (5.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (4.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.00%) Tivoli NetView
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.33%) yum
3 1 (1.33%) Puppet
3 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 33 (44.00%) IBM
2 24 (32.00%) Oracle
3 16 (21.33%) VMware
4 14 (18.67%) SAP
5 12 (16.00%) HP
6 7 (9.33%) Business Objects
6 7 (9.33%) Citrix
6 7 (9.33%) CA
6 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.67%) webMethods
8 4 (5.33%) AppDynamics
8 4 (5.33%) Splunk
8 4 (5.33%) Software AG
8 4 (5.33%) Cisco
8 4 (5.33%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.00%) NetIQ
9 3 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (4.00%) Ab Initio
10 2 (2.67%) Vertica
10 2 (2.67%) Google