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 1 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 188 117 180
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +63
Contract jobs citing DB2 55 123 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 1.41% 0.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.47% 6.55% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 58 41
Average daily rate
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£364 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £560 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £97.50 £19.45 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+401.28% -34.06%
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
1585 1878 1832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.28% 21.56% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 874 1015 877
Average daily rate £360 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 41 41
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.70 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.34 £32.03 £30.70
% change year-on-year
+4.09% +4.32%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -11 18 £388 +17.78% 4
Berkshire -37 16 £200 -50.00% 11
Buckinghamshire +5 14 £313 -
Surrey -2 4 £425 -10.52%
West Sussex +5 1 - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 49 (35.51%) SQL
2 48 (34.78%) IBM
3 47 (34.06%) Oracle
4 44 (31.88%) WebSphere
5 41 (29.71%) Finance
6 38 (27.54%) UNIX
6 38 (27.54%) Linux
7 34 (24.64%) Java
8 25 (18.12%) AIX
8 25 (18.12%) Security Cleared
9 23 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (15.22%) Mainframe
11 20 (14.49%) SQL Server
11 20 (14.49%) WebSphere Application Server
11 20 (14.49%) SC Cleared
11 20 (14.49%) Oracle Database
12 17 (12.32%) WebSphere MQ
13 16 (11.59%) COBOL
14 15 (10.87%) Windows
14 15 (10.87%) XML
14 15 (10.87%) Internet
14 15 (10.87%) ETL
15 14 (10.14%) Banking
15 14 (10.14%) Analytics
16 13 (9.42%) Tivoli
16 13 (9.42%) Data Modelling
16 13 (9.42%) JavaScript
16 13 (9.42%) J2EE
17 12 (8.70%) HTML
17 12 (8.70%) ITIL

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 44 (31.88%) WebSphere
2 20 (14.49%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (7.25%) MQSeries
4 7 (5.07%) Apache Pig
5 4 (2.90%) FileNet
5 4 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.17%) IIS
6 3 (2.17%) Commerce Server
7 2 (1.45%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.45%) Commerce Server 2007
8 1 (0.72%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.72%) Confluence
8 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.72%) Apache
8 1 (0.72%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.72%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.72%) SAP Web AS
Applications
1 3 (2.17%) SPSS
2 2 (1.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Misys Midas
2 3 (2.17%) AWD
3 2 (1.45%) Staffware
4 1 (0.72%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.72%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.72%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.72%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.45%) IaaS
2 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.87%) Internet
2 4 (2.90%) FTP
3 3 (2.17%) SAN
3 3 (2.17%) ATM
3 3 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.17%) Firewall
4 2 (1.45%) Intranet
4 2 (1.45%) LDAP
4 2 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.45%) Network Security
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.72%) VLAN
5 1 (0.72%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.72%) S/MIME
5 1 (0.72%) SSL
5 1 (0.72%) DNS
5 1 (0.72%) VPN
5 1 (0.72%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.49%) SQL Server
1 20 (14.49%) Oracle Database
2 9 (6.52%) DataStage
3 8 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (5.80%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.80%) Big Data
4 7 (5.07%) Apache Hive
4 7 (5.07%) HBase
4 7 (5.07%) Hadoop
4 7 (5.07%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.35%) Couchbase
6 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (3.62%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.90%) QlikView
8 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.17%) Star Schema
8 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (3.62%) ERwin
2 4 (2.90%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.17%) Rational Rose
3 3 (2.17%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.45%) Maven
4 2 (1.45%) Toad
4 2 (1.45%) Ant
4 2 (1.45%) Selenium
4 2 (1.45%) JIRA
4 2 (1.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.72%) JBehave
5 1 (0.72%) MyEclipse
5 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.72%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (0.72%) Hudson
5 1 (0.72%) Gradle
General
1 41 (29.71%) Finance
2 14 (10.14%) Banking
3 8 (5.80%) Retail
3 8 (5.80%) Spanish Language
4 3 (2.17%) General Ledger
4 3 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Legal
5 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (30.43%) Developer
2 28 (20.29%) Analyst
3 21 (15.22%) Architect
4 15 (10.87%) Administrator
5 14 (10.14%) Consultant
6 12 (8.70%) Technical Architect
6 12 (8.70%) DBA
7 8 (5.80%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (5.07%) DB2 DBA
8 7 (5.07%) Programmer
9 6 (4.35%) Applications Developer
9 6 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.35%) Analyst Programmer
10 5 (3.62%) DB2 Specialist
10 5 (3.62%) Senior Architect
10 5 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.62%) Business Analyst
11 4 (2.90%) Tester
11 4 (2.90%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (2.90%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.32%) WebSphere MQ
2 15 (10.87%) XML
3 13 (9.42%) J2EE
4 12 (8.70%) HTML
5 8 (5.80%) Spring
5 8 (5.80%) CSS
5 8 (5.80%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 7 (5.07%) .NET
7 6 (4.35%) XSLT
8 5 (3.62%) Natural Language Processing
8 5 (3.62%) JDBC
8 5 (3.62%) Middleware
9 4 (2.90%) Struts
9 4 (2.90%) Java EE
10 3 (2.17%) REST
11 2 (1.45%) Hibernate
11 2 (1.45%) SAP Basis
11 2 (1.45%) Web Services
11 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.22%) Mainframe
2 9 (6.52%) Data Structures
3 8 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.80%) Open Source
3 8 (5.80%) iSeries
3 8 (5.80%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (4.35%) AS400
4 6 (4.35%) SWIFT
4 6 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 6 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (3.62%) DataPower
5 5 (3.62%) Clustering
6 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.17%) User Experience
7 3 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.17%) VSAM
8 2 (1.45%) EMC Centera
8 2 (1.45%) PKI
8 2 (1.45%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.45%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 38 (27.54%) UNIX
1 38 (27.54%) Linux
2 25 (18.12%) AIX
3 15 (10.87%) Windows
4 9 (6.52%) Solaris
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.72%) HPUX
5 1 (0.72%) VMS
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.72%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (10.87%) ETL
3 14 (10.14%) Analytics
4 13 (9.42%) Data Modelling
5 12 (8.70%) ITIL
6 10 (7.25%) E-Commerce
6 10 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (7.25%) Waterfall
7 9 (6.52%) Migration
7 9 (6.52%) TOGAF
8 8 (5.80%) OO
9 7 (5.07%) Problem Management
9 7 (5.07%) OOP
9 7 (5.07%) Scrum
9 7 (5.07%) Data Security
9 7 (5.07%) Project Management
10 6 (4.35%) Six Sigma
10 6 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (4.35%) DSDM
10 6 (4.35%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 49 (35.51%) SQL
2 34 (24.64%) Java
3 16 (11.59%) COBOL
4 13 (9.42%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.25%) Perl
6 9 (6.52%) Shell Script
7 8 (5.80%) Python
7 8 (5.80%) RPG
7 8 (5.80%) JCL
7 8 (5.80%) RPG IV
8 7 (5.07%) C
9 6 (4.35%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.35%) RPG/400
9 6 (4.35%) R
10 5 (3.62%) C#
11 3 (2.17%) C++
11 3 (2.17%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.17%) VB
11 3 (2.17%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.45%) AWK
Qualifications
1 25 (18.12%) Security Cleared
2 20 (14.49%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.90%) IBM Certification
4 3 (2.17%) ISEB
5 2 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.72%) CISSP
6 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.72%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) QA
2 3 (2.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) vSphere
1 1 (0.72%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (0.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (9.42%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.17%) Control-M
3 3 (2.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (1.45%) nmon
5 1 (0.72%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.72%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 48 (34.78%) IBM
2 47 (34.06%) Oracle
3 9 (6.52%) Sybase
4 6 (4.35%) RapidMiner
4 6 (4.35%) Cloudera
4 6 (4.35%) Tableau
5 5 (3.62%) Cognos
6 3 (2.17%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.17%) Citrix
6 3 (2.17%) Kofax
6 3 (2.17%) ReadSoft
7 2 (1.45%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.45%) Remedy
7 2 (1.45%) ILOG
7 2 (1.45%) Cisco
7 2 (1.45%) Informatica
7 2 (1.45%) HP
7 2 (1.45%) EMC
7 2 (1.45%) JBoss
7 2 (1.45%) Business Objects
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