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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 163 215 148
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -67
Contract jobs citing DB2 95 44 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.11% 0.46% 1.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.39% 2.61% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 27 47
Average daily rate £419 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.85% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £39.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +64.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +64.58%
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
1761 1688 1771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.58% 17.83% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1133 969 897
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 35 63
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £18.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £55.46 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Buckinghamshire +36 32 £375 +21.95%
Hampshire +28 22 £538 +53.57% 2
Surrey +16 20 £425 +38.21% 2
Berkshire -14 12 £350 -30.00% 2
East Sussex - 5 £285 -
West Sussex - 2 £401 -
Middlesex - 1 £500 -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 115 (45.82%) Linux
2 106 (42.23%) IBM
3 101 (40.24%) Unix
4 100 (39.84%) Oracle
5 96 (38.25%) SQL
6 82 (32.67%) Finance
7 81 (32.27%) Windows
8 66 (26.29%) WebSphere
9 60 (23.90%) AIX
9 60 (23.90%) Java
10 46 (18.33%) Data Centre
11 45 (17.93%) SQL Server
12 41 (16.33%) Change Management
12 41 (16.33%) VMware
13 39 (15.54%) Tivoli
13 39 (15.54%) Security Cleared
14 37 (14.74%) Incident Management
15 35 (13.94%) ITIL
15 35 (13.94%) Cisco
15 35 (13.94%) Citrix
16 34 (13.55%) Hadoop
17 33 (13.15%) iSeries
17 33 (13.15%) AS400
18 31 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
19 30 (11.95%) Shell Script
20 28 (11.16%) Retail
21 27 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
21 27 (10.76%) Mainframe
22 26 (10.36%) Red Hat
22 26 (10.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 66 (26.29%) WebSphere
2 19 (7.57%) CICS
3 15 (5.98%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (5.58%) SAS
5 11 (4.38%) JBoss
6 9 (3.59%) WebLogic
7 8 (3.19%) IBM HTTP Server
7 8 (3.19%) IIS
8 6 (2.39%) FileNet
9 5 (1.99%) Apache
9 5 (1.99%) WebSphere Process Server
10 4 (1.59%) Commerce Server
10 4 (1.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (1.20%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.80%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.40%) iPlanet
13 1 (0.40%) Node.js
13 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.79%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.59%) Fredhopper
2 3 (1.20%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.80%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.40%) AWD
4 1 (0.40%) BusinessWare
4 1 (0.40%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.40%) Staffware
4 1 (0.40%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.20%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.40%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.98%) HTTP
2 9 (3.59%) Internet
3 6 (2.39%) SSL
4 5 (1.99%) Network Security
5 4 (1.59%) Converged Networks
5 4 (1.59%) Intranet
5 4 (1.59%) SAN
6 2 (0.80%) Firewall
6 2 (0.80%) SMS
6 2 (0.80%) WEP
7 1 (0.40%) LDAP
7 1 (0.40%) SSH
7 1 (0.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (17.93%) SQL Server
2 34 (13.55%) Hadoop
3 23 (9.16%) Neo4j
4 21 (8.37%) IBM InfoSphere
5 19 (7.57%) DB2 UDB
6 17 (6.77%) PowerCenter
7 16 (6.37%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (3.59%) Relational Database
9 8 (3.19%) MySQL
10 7 (2.79%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (2.79%) BusinessObjects XI
11 4 (1.59%) Big Data
11 4 (1.59%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.80%) OLTP
12 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.80%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 2 (0.80%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (8.37%) ClearCase
1 21 (8.37%) ClearQuest
2 10 (3.98%) Eclipse
3 7 (2.79%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.39%) Ant
4 6 (2.39%) Introscope
5 5 (1.99%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.99%) Maven
6 4 (1.59%) AccuRev
6 4 (1.59%) JIRA
7 2 (0.80%) Subversion
8 1 (0.40%) DbUnit
8 1 (0.40%) EasyMock
8 1 (0.40%) JUnit
8 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.40%) Selenium
8 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.40%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.40%) VisualAge
General
1 82 (32.67%) Finance
2 28 (11.16%) Retail
3 24 (9.56%) Banking
4 12 (4.78%) Spanish Language
5 6 (2.39%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.59%) Billing
7 3 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.80%) Back Office
8 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.80%) Legal
9 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (23.90%) Analyst
2 57 (22.71%) Developer
3 33 (13.15%) DBA
4 31 (12.35%) Linux Specialist
5 30 (11.95%) Linux Operator
6 29 (11.55%) Administrator
7 23 (9.16%) DB2 DBA
8 20 (7.97%) Java Developer
9 18 (7.17%) Consultant
10 16 (6.37%) Architect
11 14 (5.58%) Citrix Specialist
11 14 (5.58%) Technical Analyst
11 14 (5.58%) VMware Specialist
12 11 (4.38%) Support Analyst
13 10 (3.98%) CICS Analyst
13 10 (3.98%) DB2 Administrator
13 10 (3.98%) DB2 Developer
13 10 (3.98%) DV Cleared DBA
14 9 (3.59%) Infrastructure Architect
15 8 (3.19%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.76%) WebSphere MQ
2 18 (7.17%) HTML
3 16 (6.37%) J2EE
3 16 (6.37%) XML
4 14 (5.58%) Middleware
5 13 (5.18%) Web Services
6 12 (4.78%) Spring
7 11 (4.38%) IBM Integration Bus
7 11 (4.38%) Java EE
8 10 (3.98%) SOAP
9 8 (3.19%) JSP
10 7 (2.79%) CSS
10 7 (2.79%) JMS
10 7 (2.79%) SAP XI
11 6 (2.39%) Servlets
11 6 (2.39%) Struts
11 6 (2.39%) XSLT
12 5 (1.99%) Ajax
13 4 (1.59%) JSF
13 4 (1.59%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.33%) Data Centre
2 33 (13.15%) AS400
2 33 (13.15%) iSeries
3 27 (10.76%) Mainframe
4 25 (9.96%) HACMP
5 18 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.78%) Clustering
7 10 (3.98%) DataPower
8 5 (1.99%) Biometrics
8 5 (1.99%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.99%) Cryptography
8 5 (1.99%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.99%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.99%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.59%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (1.59%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.59%) Web 2.0
10 3 (1.20%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.20%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 115 (45.82%) Linux
2 101 (40.24%) Unix
3 81 (32.27%) Windows
4 60 (23.90%) AIX
5 31 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (10.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (6.37%) zOS
8 14 (5.58%) Windows Server
9 12 (4.78%) Solaris
10 6 (2.39%) MVS
11 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.80%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.40%) Android
13 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (16.33%) Change Management
2 37 (14.74%) Incident Management
3 35 (13.94%) ITIL
4 27 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (9.56%) Data Modelling
6 20 (7.97%) Performance Tuning
7 19 (7.57%) Change Data Capture
8 18 (7.17%) Migration
9 16 (6.37%) Performance Monitoring
10 12 (4.78%) Business Analysis
10 12 (4.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (4.78%) Technical Architecture
11 11 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (3.59%) Analytics
12 9 (3.59%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (3.59%) Scrum
12 9 (3.59%) SIEM
12 9 (3.59%) SOA
13 8 (3.19%) Validation
14 7 (2.79%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 96 (38.25%) SQL
2 60 (23.90%) Java
3 30 (11.95%) Shell Script
4 23 (9.16%) JCL
5 22 (8.76%) COBOL
6 18 (7.17%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.79%) Jython
8 5 (1.99%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.99%) Korn
8 5 (1.99%) VB
8 5 (1.99%) VB6
9 4 (1.59%) AWK
9 4 (1.59%) sed
10 3 (1.20%) C
11 2 (0.80%) C#
11 2 (0.80%) C++
11 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.80%) Python
11 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.80%) XPath
Qualifications
1 39 (15.54%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.57%) DV Cleared
2 19 (7.57%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.59%) Degree
4 6 (2.39%) IBM Certification
5 5 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.59%) CCNA
6 4 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.20%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.40%) CCSP
8 1 (0.40%) CISM
8 1 (0.40%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.58%) QA
2 7 (2.79%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.79%) SLA
3 4 (1.59%) COBIT
4 3 (1.20%) TickIT
5 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (3.98%) RACF
2 8 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.39%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.59%) vSphere
5 2 (0.80%) GPFS
6 1 (0.40%) ClearTrust
6 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 39 (15.54%) Tivoli
2 11 (4.38%) CA Endevor
3 9 (3.59%) QRadar
4 7 (2.79%) Control-M
4 7 (2.79%) HP UCMDB
5 6 (2.39%) CA Wily
6 3 (1.20%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.40%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.40%) MAINVIEW
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.40%) SCCM
7 1 (0.40%) SCOM
7 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 106 (42.23%) IBM
2 100 (39.84%) Oracle
3 41 (16.33%) VMware
4 35 (13.94%) Cisco
4 35 (13.94%) Citrix
5 26 (10.36%) Red Hat
6 20 (7.97%) SAP
7 17 (6.77%) CA
7 17 (6.77%) Microsoft
8 16 (6.37%) Informatica
9 12 (4.78%) HP
9 12 (4.78%) Sybase
10 9 (3.59%) webMethods
11 8 (3.19%) Ab Initio
11 8 (3.19%) Teradata
12 7 (2.79%) PeopleSoft
12 7 (2.79%) Siebel
13 6 (2.39%) Cognos
14 4 (1.59%) Fujitsu
14 4 (1.59%) Vignette
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