The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 South East 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 148 144 153
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing DB2 90 87 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 1.03% 0.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.33% 5.35% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 43 53
Average daily rate
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£450 £395 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £600 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1690 1625 1785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.42% 19.19% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 964 870 912
Average daily rate £350 £368 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 57 54
Average hourly rate £20.75 £26.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.95% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £17.28 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.85 £46.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
DB2
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +4 31 £475 +35.71%
Buckinghamshire +3 23 £325 -7.14%
Berkshire -21 20 £400 - 7
Surrey +1 11 £565 +126.00% 2
West Sussex -4 1 £610 +54.43% 1
Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
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England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 58 (36.48%) SQL
1 58 (36.48%) UNIX
2 56 (35.22%) Finance
3 55 (34.59%) IBM
4 54 (33.96%) WebSphere
5 50 (31.45%) Oracle
6 44 (27.67%) Java
7 31 (19.50%) Linux
8 27 (16.98%) AIX
9 26 (16.35%) WebSphere MQ
10 24 (15.09%) SQL Server
11 23 (14.47%) Security Cleared
12 21 (13.21%) XML
12 21 (13.21%) Shell Script
13 19 (11.95%) E-Commerce
13 19 (11.95%) SC Cleared
13 19 (11.95%) Analytics
13 19 (11.95%) Oracle Database
14 18 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (11.32%) Mainframe
15 17 (10.69%) Retail
15 17 (10.69%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (10.69%) WebSphere Application Server
15 17 (10.69%) COBOL
16 16 (10.06%) Tivoli
17 15 (9.43%) Solaris
18 14 (8.81%) Internet
19 13 (8.18%) JCL
19 13 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
19 13 (8.18%) ITIL

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 54 (33.96%) WebSphere
2 17 (10.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (4.40%) MQSeries
3 7 (4.40%) CICS
3 7 (4.40%) Apache Pig
4 4 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.52%) FileNet
5 2 (1.26%) IIS
6 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.63%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.63%) SAS
6 1 (0.63%) CMS
6 1 (0.63%) SAP Web AS
6 1 (0.63%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.63%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.63%) Confluence
6 1 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.63%) SPSS
2 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) AWD
1 3 (1.89%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.26%) Misys Midas
2 2 (1.26%) Staffware
3 1 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.63%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.63%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.63%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.81%) Internet
2 5 (3.14%) Firewall
2 5 (3.14%) Network Security
2 5 (3.14%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (2.52%) FTP
4 3 (1.89%) ATM
5 2 (1.26%) SAN
5 2 (1.26%) Intranet
6 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.63%) SSL
6 1 (0.63%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.95%) Oracle Database
3 18 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (5.66%) Big Data
5 8 (5.03%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.40%) Hadoop
6 7 (4.40%) Apache Hive
6 7 (4.40%) HBase
6 7 (4.40%) RDBMS
7 6 (3.77%) RapidMiner
7 6 (3.77%) Couchbase
8 5 (3.14%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.52%) DataStage
9 4 (2.52%) QlikView
10 3 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.26%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.89%) SoapUI
2 3 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.89%) LoadRunner
2 3 (1.89%) Ant
2 3 (1.89%) Bugzilla
3 2 (1.26%) JIRA
3 2 (1.26%) Selenium
3 2 (1.26%) ERwin
3 2 (1.26%) Rational Rose
3 2 (1.26%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.26%) Toad
4 1 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.63%) Introscope
4 1 (0.63%) JMeter
4 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.63%) MyEclipse
4 1 (0.63%) Subversion
4 1 (0.63%) Maven
4 1 (0.63%) JUnit
General
1 56 (35.22%) Finance
2 17 (10.69%) Retail
3 13 (8.18%) Banking
4 6 (3.77%) Spanish Language
5 4 (2.52%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.89%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.26%) Games
8 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.63%) Legal
8 1 (0.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (28.30%) Developer
2 32 (20.13%) Analyst
3 25 (15.72%) DBA
4 23 (14.47%) Architect
5 22 (13.84%) Administrator
6 20 (12.58%) DB2 DBA
7 12 (7.55%) Consultant
8 11 (6.92%) Technical Analyst
9 10 (6.29%) Technical Architect
10 7 (4.40%) Programmer
11 6 (3.77%) Analyst Programmer
12 5 (3.14%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.14%) Applications Developer
12 5 (3.14%) Business Analyst
12 5 (3.14%) Test Analyst
12 5 (3.14%) WebSphere Administrator
12 5 (3.14%) Ab Initio Developer
12 5 (3.14%) Security Architect
12 5 (3.14%) WebSphere Developer
12 5 (3.14%) DB2 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.35%) WebSphere MQ
2 21 (13.21%) XML
3 11 (6.92%) J2EE
4 10 (6.29%) HTML
4 10 (6.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 9 (5.66%) XSLT
6 7 (4.40%) CSS
7 6 (3.77%) .NET
7 6 (3.77%) MapReduce
8 5 (3.14%) Natural Language Processing
8 5 (3.14%) Spring
8 5 (3.14%) JDBC
8 5 (3.14%) Middleware
9 4 (2.52%) JSP
9 4 (2.52%) Ajax
9 4 (2.52%) ISPF
9 4 (2.52%) Java EE
9 4 (2.52%) Web Services
10 3 (1.89%) jQuery
11 2 (1.26%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.32%) Mainframe
2 13 (8.18%) IBM Mainframe
3 9 (5.66%) DataPower
4 8 (5.03%) Open Source
5 7 (4.40%) iSeries
5 7 (4.40%) Replication
6 6 (3.77%) Clustering
7 4 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.52%) AS400
7 4 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.89%) VSAM
8 3 (1.89%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.89%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.89%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.26%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.26%) EMC Centera
10 1 (0.63%) EFT
10 1 (0.63%) EFTPOS
10 1 (0.63%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 58 (36.48%) UNIX
2 31 (19.50%) Linux
3 27 (16.98%) AIX
4 15 (9.43%) Solaris
5 12 (7.55%) Windows
6 5 (3.14%) VMS
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.63%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (11.95%) E-Commerce
1 19 (11.95%) Analytics
2 17 (10.69%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (8.18%) ITIL
3 13 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (7.55%) Data Modelling
4 12 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (6.92%) ETL
6 10 (6.29%) TOGAF
6 10 (6.29%) Migration
7 8 (5.03%) Project Management
7 8 (5.03%) OO
8 7 (4.40%) OOP
8 7 (4.40%) Data Security
8 7 (4.40%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (4.40%) Waterfall
9 6 (3.77%) System Testing
9 6 (3.77%) Business Analysis
9 6 (3.77%) Project Planning
10 5 (3.14%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 58 (36.48%) SQL
2 44 (27.67%) Java
3 21 (13.21%) Shell Script
4 17 (10.69%) COBOL
5 13 (8.18%) JCL
6 12 (7.55%) JavaScript
7 9 (5.66%) C
8 8 (5.03%) Python
9 7 (4.40%) Perl
10 6 (3.77%) R
11 4 (2.52%) RPG IV
11 4 (2.52%) REXX
11 4 (2.52%) RPG
11 4 (2.52%) C#
12 3 (1.89%) C++
12 3 (1.89%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.89%) VB
12 3 (1.89%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.26%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.26%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 23 (14.47%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.95%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.52%) ISEB
3 4 (2.52%) CISSP
3 4 (2.52%) IBM Certification
3 4 (2.52%) CISM
4 3 (1.89%) Degree
5 2 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.26%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.52%) QA
2 3 (1.89%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 16 (10.06%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (2.52%) MAINVIEW
2 4 (2.52%) nmon
3 3 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.63%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.63%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 55 (34.59%) IBM
2 50 (31.45%) Oracle
3 10 (6.29%) Sybase
4 8 (5.03%) Ab Initio
5 6 (3.77%) RedPrairie
5 6 (3.77%) Tableau
5 6 (3.77%) Cloudera
5 6 (3.77%) Informatica
6 5 (3.14%) Cisco
7 4 (2.52%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.52%) JDA
7 4 (2.52%) BMC
8 3 (1.89%) Cognos
8 3 (1.89%) Kofax
8 3 (1.89%) ReadSoft
8 3 (1.89%) Endeca
8 3 (1.89%) Google
8 3 (1.89%) Coremetrics
9 2 (1.26%) Remedy
9 2 (1.26%) SAP
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