The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 218 164 168
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +4
Contract jobs citing DB2 43 80 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.89% 0.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.78% 4.68% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 42 22
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£381 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £276 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £510 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.58% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £20.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+97.50% -23.80%
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 South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1549 1708 1433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.80% 18.97% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 905 728
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 54
Average hourly rate £39.50 £23.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.73% -9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

DB2
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
Berkshire +5 24 £500 +13.63% 6
Buckinghamshire +8 16 £325 +4.00% 1
Hampshire -49 2 £350 -12.50% 2
East Sussex - 1 £475 - 1
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 47 (44.76%) SQL
1 47 (44.76%) Oracle
2 38 (36.19%) IBM
3 31 (29.52%) Linux
4 30 (28.57%) Finance
5 29 (27.62%) Java
6 25 (23.81%) Windows
6 25 (23.81%) AIX
7 24 (22.86%) ETL
8 23 (21.90%) UNIX
9 20 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (19.05%) Mainframe
10 18 (17.14%) WebSphere
11 17 (16.19%) SQL Server
12 14 (13.33%) COBOL
13 13 (12.38%) SAS
13 13 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (11.43%) VMware
14 12 (11.43%) Internet
14 12 (11.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 11 (10.48%) Spanish Language
15 11 (10.48%) Base SAS
15 11 (10.48%) HTML
15 11 (10.48%) Business Objects
15 11 (10.48%) SAP
16 10 (9.52%) TOGAF
16 10 (9.52%) Release Management
16 10 (9.52%) SAS Macro
17 9 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
17 9 (8.57%) Firewall

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 18 (17.14%) WebSphere
2 13 (12.38%) SAS
3 7 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (5.71%) IIS
4 6 (5.71%) Apache
5 5 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (3.81%) NetWeaver
7 3 (2.86%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (2.86%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.90%) Commerce Server 2007
8 2 (1.90%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.95%) CICS
9 1 (0.95%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.95%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.95%) JBoss
9 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.86%) MS Office
3 2 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Staffware
2 4 (3.81%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.90%) Maximo
3 2 (1.90%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.95%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.95%) BusinessWare
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.43%) Internet
2 9 (8.57%) Firewall
3 7 (6.67%) HTTP
4 6 (5.71%) LAN
4 6 (5.71%) WAN
4 6 (5.71%) FTP
5 5 (4.76%) Ethernet
5 5 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.76%) VPN
5 5 (4.76%) IPsec
5 5 (4.76%) VLAN
5 5 (4.76%) Network Security
5 5 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (4.76%) NetScaler
5 5 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
5 5 (4.76%) DNS
5 5 (4.76%) SAN
5 5 (4.76%) BGP
6 3 (2.86%) APPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (16.19%) SQL Server
3 12 (11.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 11 (10.48%) Base SAS
5 9 (8.57%) SAP BW
6 8 (7.62%) DataStage
7 6 (5.71%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (4.76%) SAP HANA
8 5 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.86%) DB2 UDB
10 3 (2.86%) MySQL
11 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.90%) PowerCenter
11 2 (1.90%) Star Schema
11 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.90%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) JUnit
1 4 (3.81%) ERwin
2 2 (1.90%) XMLSpy
2 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.95%) JBehave
3 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.95%) Toad
3 1 (0.95%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.95%) Ant
3 1 (0.95%) Maven
3 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (28.57%) Finance
2 11 (10.48%) Spanish Language
3 7 (6.67%) Retail
4 6 (5.71%) Banking
5 5 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.95%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Marketing
7 1 (0.95%) German Language
Job Titles
1 33 (31.43%) Developer
2 18 (17.14%) Analyst
3 13 (12.38%) Architect
4 12 (11.43%) Administrator
4 12 (11.43%) SAS Developer
5 11 (10.48%) Technical Architect
6 10 (9.52%) Consultant
7 5 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (4.76%) Security Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.81%) Tester
8 4 (3.81%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 4 (3.81%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (3.81%) Senior Architect
9 3 (2.86%) SAP Architect
9 3 (2.86%) Senior Technical Architect
9 3 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (2.86%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.48%) HTML
2 7 (6.67%) XML
3 6 (5.71%) SOAP
4 5 (4.76%) JMS
4 5 (4.76%) CSS
4 5 (4.76%) SAP Basis
4 5 (4.76%) Spring
4 5 (4.76%) Regular Expression
5 4 (3.81%) Middleware
5 4 (3.81%) J2EE
5 4 (3.81%) Struts
6 3 (2.86%) EJB
6 3 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (2.86%) JDBC
6 3 (2.86%) APPC
7 2 (1.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (1.90%) RESTful
7 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.90%) .NET
7 2 (1.90%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.05%) Mainframe
2 9 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.67%) AS400
3 7 (6.67%) iSeries
4 5 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (3.81%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (2.86%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (2.86%) Clustering
7 2 (1.90%) PKI
8 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.95%) FMCG
8 1 (0.95%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 31 (29.52%) Linux
2 25 (23.81%) Windows
2 25 (23.81%) AIX
3 23 (21.90%) UNIX
4 7 (6.67%) Solaris
5 5 (4.76%) SUSE
5 5 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.86%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.86%) i5/OS
7 3 (2.86%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.86%) OS/400
8 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.95%) zOS
9 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.86%) ETL
2 13 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (9.52%) TOGAF
3 10 (9.52%) Release Management
4 9 (8.57%) ITIL
5 8 (7.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (7.62%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 6 (5.71%) E-Commerce
7 6 (5.71%) Change Management
7 6 (5.71%) Scrum
7 6 (5.71%) Project Management
7 6 (5.71%) Waterfall
8 5 (4.76%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.76%) Migration
9 4 (3.81%) SOA
9 4 (3.81%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.81%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 47 (44.76%) SQL
2 29 (27.62%) Java
3 14 (13.33%) COBOL
4 10 (9.52%) SAS Macro
5 9 (8.57%) ABAP
6 8 (7.62%) JCL
7 7 (6.67%) RPG
7 7 (6.67%) Perl
8 6 (5.71%) PL/SQL
8 6 (5.71%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.76%) C
10 4 (3.81%) PL/1
10 4 (3.81%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.81%) RPG/400
10 4 (3.81%) RPG IV
11 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.86%) AWK
11 3 (2.86%) Korn
11 3 (2.86%) VB
12 2 (1.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (3.81%) IBM Certification
1 4 (3.81%) Degree
2 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) VCP4
3 1 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.95%) ISEB
3 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (4.76%) vSphere
1 5 (4.76%) FreeRADIUS
2 4 (3.81%) Firmware
3 3 (2.86%) PowerHA
4 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.95%) RACF
5 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (3.81%) Control-M
3 3 (2.86%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (2.86%) Tivoli NetView
4 2 (1.90%) nmon
4 2 (1.90%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (44.76%) Oracle
2 38 (36.19%) IBM
3 12 (11.43%) VMware
4 11 (10.48%) Business Objects
4 11 (10.48%) SAP
5 9 (8.57%) HP
6 8 (7.62%) CA
7 6 (5.71%) Citrix
7 6 (5.71%) Cognos
8 5 (4.76%) Cisco
8 5 (4.76%) Microsoft
8 5 (4.76%) CheckPoint
8 5 (4.76%) Splunk
9 4 (3.81%) TIBCO
10 3 (2.86%) webMethods
10 3 (2.86%) NetIQ
10 3 (2.86%) Remedy
10 3 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (2.86%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (2.86%) Software AG
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