The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Slough region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 31 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing DB2 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.76% 1.08% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.88% 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-41.81% -9.09%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
41 57 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 15.59% 20.58% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 15
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £201 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
DB2
Berkshire

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 16 April 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) DataStage
2 6 (75.00%) IBM
3 5 (62.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (62.50%) Toad
3 5 (62.50%) RPG
3 5 (62.50%) XML
3 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
3 5 (62.50%) iSeries
3 5 (62.50%) RPG IV
4 4 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Workflow
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (50.00%) ERwin
5 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (12.50%) Change Control
7 1 (12.50%) Analytics
7 1 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 1 (12.50%) CMMI
7 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) WebSphere
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) DataStage
2 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Toad
2 4 (50.00%) ERwin
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) RPG Developer
3 2 (25.00%) DataStage Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Designer
4 1 (12.50%) ETL Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (62.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
1 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 4 (50.00%) Web Application Development
1 4 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) CMMI
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) RPG
1 5 (62.50%) RPG IV
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Informatica
3 1 (12.50%) Lotus
3 1 (12.50%) Cognos