The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 123 100 96
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -4
Contract jobs citing DB2 17 25 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.59% 1.03% 1.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.68% 4.42% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 18
Average daily rate
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£550 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £388 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £31.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £160.00 £31.80 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+403.14% -17.93%
DB2
England

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 East of England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
634 565 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.99% 23.37% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 307 391
Average daily rate £388 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 36 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +41.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £15.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £50.45 £34.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

DB2
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014. 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
Essex -9 15 £550 +69.23%
Bedfordshire -15 1 £300 -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 7
Suffolk - - - -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 29 (58.00%) Oracle
2 25 (50.00%) SQL
3 24 (48.00%) SQL Server
4 22 (44.00%) IBM
5 20 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (36.00%) UNIX
7 16 (32.00%) DataStage
7 16 (32.00%) J2EE
8 15 (30.00%) Java
8 15 (30.00%) MQSeries
9 14 (28.00%) ETL
9 14 (28.00%) WebSphere
10 13 (26.00%) Finance
11 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (24.00%) Windows
11 12 (24.00%) Data Structures
12 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (22.00%) Data Analysis
12 11 (22.00%) Linux
13 10 (20.00%) MS Office
13 10 (20.00%) Control-M
14 9 (18.00%) HP
14 9 (18.00%) Manufacturing
14 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
14 9 (18.00%) Information Management
15 8 (16.00%) Oracle Database
15 8 (16.00%) Waterfall
16 7 (14.00%) QA
16 7 (14.00%) VBA
16 7 (14.00%) WebSphere Application Server

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (30.00%) MQSeries
2 14 (28.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (14.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (14.00%) WebLogic
4 5 (10.00%) CICS
5 3 (6.00%) JBoss
5 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.00%) Apache
6 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.00%) CMS
6 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.00%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.00%) Liferay
6 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.00%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (2.00%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) MS Office
2 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.00%) Broadband
2 3 (6.00%) DHCP
2 3 (6.00%) FTP
2 3 (6.00%) DNS
2 3 (6.00%) Wireless
3 2 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (2.00%) CTI
4 1 (2.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (32.00%) DataStage
4 8 (16.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (10.00%) DbVisualizer
7 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
9 2 (4.00%) MySQL
9 2 (4.00%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (4.00%) BODI
9 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (2.00%) IDMS
10 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (2.00%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.00%) MyEclipse
3 1 (2.00%) Ant
3 1 (2.00%) ERwin
3 1 (2.00%) MSI
3 1 (2.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.00%) Lombardi
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (12.00%) Banking
3 6 (12.00%) Retail
4 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Developer
1 18 (36.00%) Analyst
2 12 (24.00%) ETL Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Tester
4 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Business Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.00%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Business Objects Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) J2EE
2 7 (14.00%) XML
3 6 (12.00%) HTML
4 5 (10.00%) Flash
5 4 (8.00%) Ajax
5 4 (8.00%) jQuery
6 3 (6.00%) JSF
6 3 (6.00%) ISPF
6 3 (6.00%) Struts
6 3 (6.00%) Web Services
7 2 (4.00%) JSP
7 2 (4.00%) SOAP
7 2 (4.00%) .NET
7 2 (4.00%) Java EE
7 2 (4.00%) ICEfaces
8 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (2.00%) REST
8 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (2.00%) Apache Sling
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Data Structures
2 7 (14.00%) Mainframe
3 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (8.00%) Clustering
6 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.00%) RIA
7 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.00%) Open Source
7 1 (2.00%) Social Media
7 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.00%) UNIX
2 12 (24.00%) Windows
3 11 (22.00%) Linux
4 4 (8.00%) AIX
4 4 (8.00%) Solaris
4 4 (8.00%) SUSE
4 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.00%) MVS
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.00%) OpenVMS
7 1 (2.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) ETL
2 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.00%) Data Analysis
4 9 (18.00%) Information Management
5 8 (16.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (12.00%) Data Protection
6 6 (12.00%) Migration
6 6 (12.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 5 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 5 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (10.00%) System Testing
7 5 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
7 5 (10.00%) Dependency Management
8 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 25 (50.00%) SQL
2 15 (30.00%) Java
3 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.00%) VBA
5 4 (8.00%) JCL
6 3 (6.00%) COBOL
7 2 (4.00%) C#
7 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) ISEB
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
1 5 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) MCSE
3 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) RACF
1 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.00%) XenApp
2 3 (6.00%) MetaFrame
3 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) Control-M
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (58.00%) Oracle
2 22 (44.00%) IBM
3 9 (18.00%) HP
4 4 (8.00%) EMC
4 4 (8.00%) Citrix
4 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.00%) VMware
5 3 (6.00%) Syncsort
5 3 (6.00%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.00%) Cognos
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.00%) Avaya
6 1 (2.00%) CA
6 1 (2.00%) Facebook
6 1 (2.00%) Twitter
6 1 (2.00%) Teradata
6 1 (2.00%) Google
6 1 (2.00%) Adobe