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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 215 152 182
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +30
Contract jobs citing DB2 50 83 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.92% 0.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.20% 4.96% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 48 26
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -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
1564 1673 1527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.89% 18.49% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 962 923 798
Average daily rate £370 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 42 58
Average hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £14.50 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

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 27 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 27 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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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
Berkshire -8 30 £475 +35.71% 3
Buckinghamshire +3 15 £356 +16.32%
Hampshire -32 4 £350 -12.50% 1
Surrey -6 1 £425 +44.06%
East Sussex - 1 £475 - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 3
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 44 (42.31%) SQL
2 41 (39.42%) Oracle
3 33 (31.73%) IBM
4 29 (27.88%) Java
4 29 (27.88%) UNIX
5 28 (26.92%) AIX
6 25 (24.04%) Windows
6 25 (24.04%) Linux
6 25 (24.04%) Finance
7 22 (21.15%) WebSphere
8 19 (18.27%) ETL
9 17 (16.35%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (13.46%) Mainframe
11 14 (13.46%) SAS
11 14 (13.46%) WebSphere Application Server
12 12 (11.54%) XML
12 12 (11.54%) COBOL
12 12 (11.54%) VMware
12 12 (11.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 11 (10.58%) Base SAS
13 11 (10.58%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (10.58%) SAP
13 11 (10.58%) HTTP
14 10 (9.62%) HP
14 10 (9.62%) SQL Server
14 10 (9.62%) SAS Macro
14 10 (9.62%) Spanish Language
14 10 (9.62%) Release Management
15 9 (8.65%) ABAP

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 22 (21.15%) WebSphere
2 14 (13.46%) SAS
2 14 (13.46%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (8.65%) Apache
4 5 (4.81%) IIS
5 4 (3.85%) NetWeaver
6 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.88%) Commerce Server
6 3 (2.88%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (1.92%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.92%) JBoss
7 2 (1.92%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.96%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.96%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.96%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.88%) MS Office
3 2 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.96%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Staffware
2 4 (3.85%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (2.88%) Fredhopper
4 2 (1.92%) BusinessWare
4 2 (1.92%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.58%) HTTP
2 8 (7.69%) Internet
3 7 (6.73%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.73%) Firewall
4 6 (5.77%) FTP
4 6 (5.77%) LAN
4 6 (5.77%) WAN
5 5 (4.81%) SAN
6 4 (3.85%) VLAN
6 4 (3.85%) IPsec
6 4 (3.85%) BGP
6 4 (3.85%) VPN
6 4 (3.85%) Ethernet
6 4 (3.85%) DNS
6 4 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (3.85%) Network Security
6 4 (3.85%) NetScaler
6 4 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (3.85%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (2.88%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.35%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (11.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 11 (10.58%) Base SAS
4 10 (9.62%) SQL Server
5 9 (8.65%) SAP BW
6 7 (6.73%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.81%) SAP Data Services
7 5 (4.81%) SAP HANA
7 5 (4.81%) MySQL
7 5 (4.81%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (3.85%) DataStage
8 4 (3.85%) Big Data
8 4 (3.85%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.88%) DB2 UDB
10 2 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.88%) JUnit
2 2 (1.92%) XMLSpy
2 2 (1.92%) Ant
3 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.96%) Toad
3 1 (0.96%) ERwin
3 1 (0.96%) Subversion
3 1 (0.96%) Maven
General
1 25 (24.04%) Finance
2 10 (9.62%) Spanish Language
3 7 (6.73%) Retail
4 5 (4.81%) Banking
5 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.96%) German Language
7 1 (0.96%) Legal
7 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.96%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (36.54%) Developer
2 19 (18.27%) Analyst
3 12 (11.54%) Architect
3 12 (11.54%) SAS Developer
4 11 (10.58%) Administrator
5 9 (8.65%) Technical Architect
6 7 (6.73%) Consultant
7 6 (5.77%) WebSphere Developer
7 6 (5.77%) DBA
7 6 (5.77%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.85%) DB2 DBA
9 4 (3.85%) Security Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Network Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) SAP Basis Consultant
9 4 (3.85%) SAP Consultant
10 3 (2.88%) SAP Architect
10 3 (2.88%) Mainframe DBA
10 3 (2.88%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.54%) XML
2 9 (8.65%) HTML
2 9 (8.65%) JMS
3 8 (7.69%) SOAP
4 7 (6.73%) Middleware
5 5 (4.81%) CSS
5 5 (4.81%) WSDL
5 5 (4.81%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (4.81%) SAP Basis
5 5 (4.81%) Spring
6 4 (3.85%) Web Services
6 4 (3.85%) JDBC
6 4 (3.85%) Regular Expression
7 3 (2.88%) J2EE
7 3 (2.88%) XSD
7 3 (2.88%) EJB
7 3 (2.88%) Struts
7 3 (2.88%) APPC
7 3 (2.88%) Ajax
8 2 (1.92%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.46%) Mainframe
2 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.85%) DataPower
3 4 (3.85%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (3.85%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (2.88%) iSeries
4 3 (2.88%) Clustering
4 3 (2.88%) AS400
5 2 (1.92%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.96%) FMCG
6 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.96%) Statistics
6 1 (0.96%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.88%) UNIX
2 28 (26.92%) AIX
3 25 (24.04%) Windows
3 25 (24.04%) Linux
4 7 (6.73%) Solaris
5 5 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.85%) SUSE
6 4 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (2.88%) i5/OS
7 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.88%) OS/400
7 3 (2.88%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.96%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.27%) ETL
2 15 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (10.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (9.62%) Release Management
5 8 (7.69%) Change Management
5 8 (7.69%) ITIL
5 8 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 7 (6.73%) Mentoring
6 7 (6.73%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (5.77%) TOGAF
7 6 (5.77%) Project Management
7 6 (5.77%) Data Modelling
7 6 (5.77%) High Availability
8 5 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.85%) Scrum
9 4 (3.85%) Migration
9 4 (3.85%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.85%) Integration Testing
9 4 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (2.88%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 44 (42.31%) SQL
2 29 (27.88%) Java
3 12 (11.54%) COBOL
4 10 (9.62%) SAS Macro
5 9 (8.65%) ABAP
6 7 (6.73%) Perl
6 7 (6.73%) JCL
7 6 (5.77%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.81%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.85%) Korn
9 4 (3.85%) PL/1
9 4 (3.85%) C
9 4 (3.85%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.88%) RPG
10 3 (2.88%) VB
10 3 (2.88%) Python
10 3 (2.88%) REXX
11 2 (1.92%) VBA
11 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.96%) sed
Qualifications
1 5 (4.81%) Degree
2 4 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (3.85%) IBM Certification
3 3 (2.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.85%) Firmware
1 4 (3.85%) vSphere
1 4 (3.85%) FreeRADIUS
2 3 (2.88%) PowerHA
2 3 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.92%) RACF
4 1 (0.96%) iptables
4 1 (0.96%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.96%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (2.88%) Tivoli NetView
3 2 (1.92%) Control-M
3 2 (1.92%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.96%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.96%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.96%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.96%) Cacti
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.96%) Nagios
4 1 (0.96%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 41 (39.42%) Oracle
2 33 (31.73%) IBM
3 12 (11.54%) VMware
4 11 (10.58%) SAP
5 10 (9.62%) HP
6 9 (8.65%) Business Objects
7 8 (7.69%) CA
8 6 (5.77%) Cognos
9 5 (4.81%) Microsoft
10 4 (3.85%) TIBCO
10 4 (3.85%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.85%) Cisco
10 4 (3.85%) Citrix
10 4 (3.85%) Splunk
11 3 (2.88%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (2.88%) webMethods
11 3 (2.88%) NetIQ
11 3 (2.88%) Remedy
12 2 (1.92%) Teradata
12 2 (1.92%) Vitria
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