The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 76 51 71
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +20
Contract jobs citing DB2 3 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 2.01% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.01% 9.68% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 2
Median daily rate £215 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.41% +4.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.83% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
DB2
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
149 186 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.43% 20.74% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 121 113
Median daily rate £450 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Median hourly rate £9.50 - £11.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing DB2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Reading

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DB2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for DB2.

1 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 3 (37.50%) Korn
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) AIX
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) Middleware
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
4 1 (12.50%) Information Management
4 1 (12.50%) SSH

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) SSL
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DMZ
3 1 (12.50%) IPsec
3 1 (12.50%) SMS
3 1 (12.50%) SSH
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 1 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (12.50%) OLAP
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) AppScan
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) DB2 Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Production Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Technical Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Support
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (12.50%) JMS
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
1 1 (12.50%) DataPower
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (25.00%) SDLC
1 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Information Management
2 1 (12.50%) OWASP
2 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Predictive Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
2 1 (12.50%) SIEM
2 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Korn
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) AWK
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Directory Server
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (12.50%) HP Fortify
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Sybase
3 1 (12.50%) VMware