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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 158 136 167
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +31
Contract jobs citing DB2 86 98 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.93% 1.16% 0.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.03% 5.93% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 47 47
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
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 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.72%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1709 1653 1808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.57% 19.50% 18.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 981 875 919
Average daily rate £350 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 58 51
Average hourly rate £21.50 £26.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.09% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.22 £17.05 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £47.50 £38.85
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 30 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 30 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 +7 31 £475 +7.58% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 21 £350 -
Berkshire -31 18 £400 - 6
Surrey +4 11 £565 +126.00% 2
West Sussex -5 1 £610 +54.43%
Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 57 (36.31%) SQL
2 56 (35.67%) UNIX
3 55 (35.03%) IBM
4 54 (34.39%) Finance
5 53 (33.76%) WebSphere
6 49 (31.21%) Oracle
7 44 (28.03%) Java
8 31 (19.75%) Linux
9 26 (16.56%) AIX
10 25 (15.92%) SQL Server
10 25 (15.92%) WebSphere MQ
11 23 (14.65%) Security Cleared
12 21 (13.38%) XML
13 20 (12.74%) Shell Script
13 20 (12.74%) Oracle Database
14 19 (12.10%) SC Cleared
14 19 (12.10%) Analytics
14 19 (12.10%) Mainframe
14 19 (12.10%) E-Commerce
15 18 (11.46%) COBOL
16 17 (10.83%) WebSphere Application Server
16 17 (10.83%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (10.83%) Retail
17 16 (10.19%) Tivoli
18 15 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (8.92%) Internet
19 14 (8.92%) Solaris
20 13 (8.28%) ITIL
20 13 (8.28%) JCL
20 13 (8.28%) IBM Mainframe

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 53 (33.76%) WebSphere
2 17 (10.83%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (4.46%) Apache Pig
3 7 (4.46%) MQSeries
3 7 (4.46%) CICS
4 4 (2.55%) FileNet
5 3 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.27%) IIS
7 1 (0.64%) Confluence
7 1 (0.64%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.64%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.64%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.64%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.64%) SAS
7 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.64%) SAP Web AS
7 1 (0.64%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.64%) SPSS
2 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Google Analytics
1 3 (1.91%) AWD
2 2 (1.27%) Staffware
2 2 (1.27%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.64%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.64%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.64%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.64%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.92%) Internet
2 5 (3.18%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (3.18%) Network Security
2 5 (3.18%) Firewall
3 4 (2.55%) FTP
4 3 (1.91%) ATM
5 2 (1.27%) Intranet
5 2 (1.27%) SAN
6 1 (0.64%) S/MIME
6 1 (0.64%) SSL
6 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.92%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.74%) Oracle Database
3 17 (10.83%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (5.73%) Big Data
5 8 (5.10%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.46%) Hadoop
6 7 (4.46%) HBase
6 7 (4.46%) Apache Hive
6 7 (4.46%) RDBMS
7 6 (3.82%) RapidMiner
7 6 (3.82%) Couchbase
8 5 (3.18%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.18%) DataStage
9 4 (2.55%) QlikView
9 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.91%) SoapUI
2 3 (1.91%) LoadRunner
2 3 (1.91%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.91%) Ant
2 3 (1.91%) Bugzilla
3 2 (1.27%) ERwin
3 2 (1.27%) Rational Rose
3 2 (1.27%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.27%) Toad
3 2 (1.27%) Selenium
3 2 (1.27%) JIRA
4 1 (0.64%) MyEclipse
4 1 (0.64%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.64%) Gradle
4 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.64%) Hudson
4 1 (0.64%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 54 (34.39%) Finance
2 17 (10.83%) Retail
3 12 (7.64%) Banking
4 6 (3.82%) Spanish Language
5 4 (2.55%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.91%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.27%) Games
8 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.64%) Legal
8 1 (0.64%) Advertising
8 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (28.66%) Developer
2 32 (20.38%) Analyst
3 25 (15.92%) DBA
4 23 (14.65%) Architect
5 22 (14.01%) Administrator
6 20 (12.74%) DB2 DBA
7 12 (7.64%) Technical Analyst
7 12 (7.64%) Consultant
8 10 (6.37%) Technical Architect
9 7 (4.46%) Programmer
10 6 (3.82%) Analyst Programmer
11 5 (3.18%) DB2 Specialist
11 5 (3.18%) WebSphere Developer
11 5 (3.18%) WebSphere Administrator
11 5 (3.18%) Security Architect
11 5 (3.18%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.18%) Applications Developer
11 5 (3.18%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.18%) Business Analyst
12 4 (2.55%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.92%) WebSphere MQ
2 21 (13.38%) XML
3 11 (7.01%) J2EE
4 10 (6.37%) HTML
4 10 (6.37%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 9 (5.73%) XSLT
6 7 (4.46%) CSS
7 6 (3.82%) MapReduce
8 5 (3.18%) Natural Language Processing
8 5 (3.18%) JDBC
8 5 (3.18%) .NET
8 5 (3.18%) Spring
9 4 (2.55%) Web Services
9 4 (2.55%) JSP
9 4 (2.55%) Middleware
9 4 (2.55%) Ajax
9 4 (2.55%) ISPF
9 4 (2.55%) Java EE
10 3 (1.91%) jQuery
11 2 (1.27%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.10%) Mainframe
2 13 (8.28%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (5.10%) DataPower
3 8 (5.10%) Open Source
4 7 (4.46%) iSeries
4 7 (4.46%) Replication
5 6 (3.82%) Clustering
6 4 (2.55%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.55%) AS400
6 4 (2.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.91%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.91%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.91%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.91%) VSAM
8 2 (1.27%) EMC Centera
8 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.27%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.64%) Wiki
9 1 (0.64%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.64%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 56 (35.67%) UNIX
2 31 (19.75%) Linux
3 26 (16.56%) AIX
4 14 (8.92%) Solaris
5 12 (7.64%) Windows
6 5 (3.18%) VMS
7 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.64%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (12.10%) Analytics
1 19 (12.10%) E-Commerce
2 15 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (8.28%) ITIL
4 12 (7.64%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (7.64%) Data Modelling
5 11 (7.01%) ETL
6 10 (6.37%) TOGAF
7 9 (5.73%) Project Management
7 9 (5.73%) Migration
8 8 (5.10%) OO
9 7 (4.46%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (4.46%) OOP
9 7 (4.46%) Data Security
10 6 (3.82%) Business Analysis
10 6 (3.82%) System Testing
10 6 (3.82%) Project Planning
10 6 (3.82%) Waterfall
11 5 (3.18%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 57 (36.31%) SQL
2 44 (28.03%) Java
3 20 (12.74%) Shell Script
4 18 (11.46%) COBOL
5 13 (8.28%) JCL
6 11 (7.01%) JavaScript
7 9 (5.73%) C
8 8 (5.10%) Python
9 7 (4.46%) Perl
10 6 (3.82%) R
11 4 (2.55%) RPG
11 4 (2.55%) REXX
11 4 (2.55%) RPG IV
12 3 (1.91%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.91%) VB
12 3 (1.91%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.91%) C#
12 3 (1.91%) C++
13 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.27%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 23 (14.65%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.10%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.55%) CISM
3 4 (2.55%) ISEB
3 4 (2.55%) CISSP
3 4 (2.55%) IBM Certification
4 3 (1.91%) Degree
5 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.27%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.55%) QA
2 3 (1.91%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.27%) SLA
Systems Management
1 16 (10.19%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (2.55%) MAINVIEW
2 4 (2.55%) nmon
3 3 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.64%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.64%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 55 (35.03%) IBM
2 49 (31.21%) Oracle
3 10 (6.37%) Sybase
4 6 (3.82%) Informatica
4 6 (3.82%) RedPrairie
4 6 (3.82%) Tableau
4 6 (3.82%) Cloudera
5 5 (3.18%) Cisco
5 5 (3.18%) Ab Initio
6 4 (2.55%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.55%) JDA
6 4 (2.55%) BMC
7 3 (1.91%) Endeca
7 3 (1.91%) Google
7 3 (1.91%) Coremetrics
7 3 (1.91%) Cognos
7 3 (1.91%) Kofax
7 3 (1.91%) ReadSoft
8 2 (1.27%) SAP
8 2 (1.27%) JBoss
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