The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 1 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 28 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing DB2 2 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.71% 1.24% 2.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.41% 8.11% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£750 £250 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £24.38
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +23.07%
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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 Slough region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
27 37 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 9.61% 15.29% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 31
Average daily rate £380 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £417 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Slough

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) IBM
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) AIX
3 6 (60.00%) SAP
3 6 (60.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) TOGAF
3 6 (60.00%) HP Storage
4 5 (50.00%) SAP HANA
4 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (50.00%) Business Objects
4 5 (50.00%) SAP BW
4 5 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (50.00%) ABAP
4 5 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (30.00%) SaaS
6 3 (30.00%) LAN
6 3 (30.00%) WAN
6 3 (30.00%) Middleware
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) ERP
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (20.00%) MLlib

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 2 (20.00%) SAS
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (10.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SAP Data Services
1 5 (50.00%) SAP HANA
1 5 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) HBase
2 2 (20.00%) Mahout
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (20.00%) Sqoop
2 2 (20.00%) Triplestore
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Architect
2 6 (60.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Technical Architect
3 3 (30.00%) SAP Technical Architect
3 3 (30.00%) SAP Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Big Data Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Data Architect
5 1 (10.00%) DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) MLlib
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) HP Storage
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) SWIFT
4 1 (10.00%) AS400
4 1 (10.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) ERP
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) MapReduce
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (20.00%) ETL
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) ABAP
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) R
4 1 (10.00%) RPG
4 1 (10.00%) RPG/400
4 1 (10.00%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) IBM
2 6 (60.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) SAP
3 5 (50.00%) Business Objects
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Teradata
4 2 (20.00%) Netezza
4 2 (20.00%) Greenplum
4 2 (20.00%) Vertica
5 1 (10.00%) Cognos