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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 207 136 179
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +43
Contract jobs citing DB2 60 95 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 1.12% 0.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.44% 5.18% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 44 23
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£310 £418 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.74% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £280 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.67% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £39.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £32.10 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+23.05% -17.16%
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
1746 1835 1579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.62% 21.55% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1035 928 868
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 59 37
Average hourly rate £36.50 £22.46 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.54% -15.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £16.25 £20.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £79.50 £37.50 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

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 18 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

DB2 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 December 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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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 -10 40 £325 -23.52% 6
Buckinghamshire -8 12 £300 +7.14% 1
Hampshire -40 6 £388 - 2
Surrey -8 2 £308 -25.90% 1
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 48 (46.15%) Oracle
2 44 (42.31%) SQL
3 41 (39.42%) IBM
4 28 (26.92%) Linux
5 26 (25.00%) Finance
6 25 (24.04%) ETL
7 21 (20.19%) WebSphere
8 20 (19.23%) SQL Server
9 19 (18.27%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (17.31%) Mainframe
10 18 (17.31%) UNIX
10 18 (17.31%) Java
11 16 (15.38%) COBOL
12 14 (13.46%) Windows
13 13 (12.50%) AIX
13 13 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (11.54%) SAS
14 12 (11.54%) Internet
14 12 (11.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 11 (10.58%) Base SAS
15 11 (10.58%) DataStage
16 10 (9.62%) Release Management
16 10 (9.62%) SAS Macro
16 10 (9.62%) Security Cleared
17 9 (8.65%) iSeries
17 9 (8.65%) Waterfall
17 9 (8.65%) Oracle Database
17 9 (8.65%) Spanish Language
17 9 (8.65%) HTML
17 9 (8.65%) Perl

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 21 (20.19%) WebSphere
2 12 (11.54%) SAS
3 8 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (5.77%) Apache
4 6 (5.77%) MQSeries
4 6 (5.77%) IIS
5 4 (3.85%) NetWeaver
5 4 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.92%) JBoss
6 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.92%) Commerce Server
6 2 (1.92%) Commerce Server 2007
7 1 (0.96%) Confluence
7 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.96%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.96%) FileNet
7 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) MS Office
2 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.92%) SPSS
3 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Staffware
2 2 (1.92%) Maximo
2 2 (1.92%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.96%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.54%) Internet
2 7 (6.73%) FTP
3 6 (5.77%) Firewall
4 5 (4.81%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (4.81%) NetScaler
4 5 (4.81%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (4.81%) Network Security
4 5 (4.81%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (4.81%) VLAN
4 5 (4.81%) IPsec
4 5 (4.81%) BGP
4 5 (4.81%) DNS
4 5 (4.81%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.81%) VPN
4 5 (4.81%) SAN
4 5 (4.81%) Ethernet
5 4 (3.85%) HTTP
6 3 (2.88%) APPN
6 3 (2.88%) SNA
6 3 (2.88%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 19 (18.27%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (11.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 11 (10.58%) Base SAS
4 11 (10.58%) DataStage
5 9 (8.65%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.85%) SAP BW
7 4 (3.85%) Star Schema
8 3 (2.88%) PowerCenter
9 2 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.96%) Big Data
10 1 (0.96%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.96%) SSDT
10 1 (0.96%) QlikView
10 1 (0.96%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.88%) ERwin
1 3 (2.88%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.92%) Rational Rose
2 2 (1.92%) Ant
2 2 (1.92%) JUnit
2 2 (1.92%) Toad
2 2 (1.92%) Maven
2 2 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.96%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.96%) JBehave
3 1 (0.96%) JIRA
3 1 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.96%) Subversion
3 1 (0.96%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (8.65%) Spanish Language
3 6 (5.77%) Banking
3 6 (5.77%) Retail
4 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.88%) General Ledger
5 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.96%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Marketing
6 1 (0.96%) German Language
6 1 (0.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (40.38%) Developer
2 19 (18.27%) Analyst
3 12 (11.54%) SAS Developer
4 10 (9.62%) Administrator
5 9 (8.65%) Consultant
6 5 (4.81%) DataStage Developer
6 5 (4.81%) Security Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Tester
7 4 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (3.85%) Network Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (3.85%) Applications Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Programmer
7 4 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 4 (3.85%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (2.88%) Excel Developer
8 3 (2.88%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (2.88%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.65%) HTML
2 8 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (5.77%) XML
3 6 (5.77%) J2EE
4 5 (4.81%) Regular Expression
4 5 (4.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (4.81%) Spring
4 5 (4.81%) SAP Basis
4 5 (4.81%) CSS
5 4 (3.85%) Struts
5 4 (3.85%) .NET
6 3 (2.88%) REST
6 3 (2.88%) APPC
7 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.92%) JDBC
7 2 (1.92%) JSP
7 2 (1.92%) Servlets
7 2 (1.92%) Middleware
8 1 (0.96%) Java EE
8 1 (0.96%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.31%) Mainframe
2 9 (8.65%) iSeries
3 7 (6.73%) AS400
4 6 (5.77%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.85%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.88%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (2.88%) VSAM
6 3 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.92%) PKI
8 1 (0.96%) User Experience
8 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.96%) DataPower
8 1 (0.96%) FMCG
8 1 (0.96%) Open Source
8 1 (0.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.92%) Linux
2 18 (17.31%) UNIX
3 14 (13.46%) Windows
4 13 (12.50%) AIX
5 5 (4.81%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (4.81%) SUSE
6 4 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.88%) i5/OS
7 3 (2.88%) Solaris
7 3 (2.88%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.88%) OS/400
8 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.04%) ETL
2 13 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (9.62%) Release Management
4 9 (8.65%) Waterfall
5 8 (7.69%) ITIL
5 8 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (6.73%) Data Modelling
7 6 (5.77%) Configuration Management
7 6 (5.77%) Project Management
7 6 (5.77%) TOGAF
8 5 (4.81%) Data Mapping
8 5 (4.81%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.81%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.81%) Change Management
9 4 (3.85%) E-Commerce
9 4 (3.85%) DSDM
9 4 (3.85%) Six Sigma
9 4 (3.85%) Migration
9 4 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 44 (42.31%) SQL
2 18 (17.31%) Java
3 16 (15.38%) COBOL
4 10 (9.62%) SAS Macro
5 9 (8.65%) Perl
5 9 (8.65%) RPG
6 8 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.73%) JCL
8 6 (5.77%) C
8 6 (5.77%) RPG IV
9 5 (4.81%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.81%) JavaScript
10 4 (3.85%) ABAP
10 4 (3.85%) PL/1
10 4 (3.85%) RPG/400
11 3 (2.88%) AWK
12 2 (1.92%) VBA
12 2 (1.92%) C#
12 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.96%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 10 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.88%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) Degree
4 1 (0.96%) ISEB
4 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (4.81%) FreeRADIUS
1 5 (4.81%) vSphere
2 4 (3.85%) Firmware
3 3 (2.88%) PowerHA
4 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 7 (6.73%) Tivoli
2 5 (4.81%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (4.81%) Control-M
3 3 (2.88%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (2.88%) Tivoli NetView
4 2 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.92%) nmon
5 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (46.15%) Oracle
2 41 (39.42%) IBM
3 8 (7.69%) Cognos
4 6 (5.77%) Citrix
4 6 (5.77%) VMware
5 5 (4.81%) Splunk
5 5 (4.81%) Cisco
5 5 (4.81%) CA
5 5 (4.81%) CheckPoint
5 5 (4.81%) SAP
6 4 (3.85%) Business Objects
7 3 (2.88%) Ab Initio
7 3 (2.88%) NetIQ
7 3 (2.88%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.88%) HP
7 3 (2.88%) Informatica
8 2 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.92%) ILOG
8 2 (1.92%) Remedy
8 2 (1.92%) Ektron
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