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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 218 144 198
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +54
Contract jobs citing DB2 47 138 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 1.41% 0.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.58% 6.27% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 50 27
Median daily rate £375 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £319 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £546 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 £65.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-30.38% +116.66%
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
1820 2202 1834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.16% 22.46% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1121 1338 1063
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 37 38
Median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £17.50 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £42.50 £48.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing DB2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -10 19 £300 -7.69% 1
Berkshire -34 14 £494 +3.94% 1
Hampshire 0 11 £400 -4.76%
Surrey -13 3 £250 -44.07% 3
Middlesex - 1 - -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DB2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for DB2.

1 57 (54.29%) Linux
2 55 (52.38%) IBM
3 48 (45.71%) Oracle
4 47 (44.76%) WebSphere
5 41 (39.05%) Windows
6 35 (33.33%) AIX
7 30 (28.57%) Java
8 27 (25.71%) SQL
9 26 (24.76%) SC Cleared
9 26 (24.76%) Security Cleared
10 22 (20.95%) Finance
11 21 (20.00%) Unix
12 17 (16.19%) Middleware
12 17 (16.19%) VMware
13 16 (15.24%) Shell Script
13 16 (15.24%) ITIL
14 15 (14.29%) Oracle Database
15 14 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
15 14 (13.33%) Mainframe
15 14 (13.33%) J2EE
15 14 (13.33%) HTML
16 13 (12.38%) Citrix
16 13 (12.38%) Red Hat
16 13 (12.38%) Change Management
16 13 (12.38%) Data Centre
16 13 (12.38%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (12.38%) SIEM
17 12 (11.43%) JavaScript
18 11 (10.48%) Cisco
18 11 (10.48%) Tivoli

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 47 (44.76%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.62%) Apache
2 8 (7.62%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (4.76%) Commerce Server
3 5 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.86%) CICS
5 2 (1.90%) IIS
5 2 (1.90%) JBoss
5 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.95%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.95%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.95%) nginx
6 1 (0.95%) SAS
6 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.95%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) MS Office
2 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.95%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Fredhopper
1 4 (3.81%) Temenos T24
2 3 (2.86%) Staffware
3 2 (1.90%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.95%) PaaS
2 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.62%) SAN
2 6 (5.71%) Firewall
3 4 (3.81%) HTTP
3 4 (3.81%) NAS
4 3 (2.86%) Internet
4 3 (2.86%) SSL
5 2 (1.90%) SSH
5 2 (1.90%) VPN
5 2 (1.90%) WEP
6 1 (0.95%) ATM
6 1 (0.95%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.95%) Converged Networks
6 1 (0.95%) DMZ
6 1 (0.95%) FTP
6 1 (0.95%) Intranet
6 1 (0.95%) IPsec
6 1 (0.95%) LDAP
6 1 (0.95%) Network Security
6 1 (0.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 7 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.71%) MySQL
4 5 (4.76%) DB2 UDB
4 5 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (3.81%) PowerCenter
6 3 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.86%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.95%) Infinispan
8 1 (0.95%) QlikView
8 1 (0.95%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Maven
2 4 (3.81%) ClearCase
3 3 (2.86%) Ant
3 3 (2.86%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.90%) JUnit
5 1 (0.95%) AppScan
5 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.95%) TestNG
5 1 (0.95%) VisualAge
General
1 22 (20.95%) Finance
2 6 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (1.90%) Marketing
3 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.95%) Electronics
4 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.95%) Retail
4 1 (0.95%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (25.71%) Developer
2 15 (14.29%) Analyst
3 10 (9.52%) Java Developer
3 10 (9.52%) Linux Specialist
4 8 (7.62%) Applications Developer
4 8 (7.62%) Middleware Developer
5 7 (6.67%) Architect
5 7 (6.67%) Consultant
6 6 (5.71%) DB2 Developer
6 6 (5.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (4.76%) Administrator
7 5 (4.76%) Citrix Specialist
7 5 (4.76%) Java Middleware Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Linux Operator
7 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Security Specialist
7 5 (4.76%) VMware Specialist
8 4 (3.81%) DBA
8 4 (3.81%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.19%) Middleware
2 14 (13.33%) HTML
2 14 (13.33%) J2EE
3 11 (10.48%) IBM Integration Bus
4 10 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (9.52%) XML
5 7 (6.67%) CSS
6 6 (5.71%) JSP
6 6 (5.71%) Spring
7 5 (4.76%) Ajax
7 5 (4.76%) JSON
7 5 (4.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 4 (3.81%) CGI
8 4 (3.81%) Worklight
9 3 (2.86%) LAMP
9 3 (2.86%) LAPP Stack
9 3 (2.86%) Web Services
9 3 (2.86%) XSLT
10 2 (1.90%) HTML5
10 2 (1.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.33%) Mainframe
2 13 (12.38%) Data Centre
3 10 (9.52%) AS400
3 10 (9.52%) iSeries
4 7 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (5.71%) Replication
6 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.86%) Clustering
7 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.90%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.90%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.90%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.90%) PKI
8 2 (1.90%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.95%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.95%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 57 (54.29%) Linux
2 41 (39.05%) Windows
3 35 (33.33%) AIX
4 21 (20.00%) Unix
5 13 (12.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (9.52%) Windows Server
7 9 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (6.67%) Solaris
8 7 (6.67%) zOS
9 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.95%) Android
10 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.95%) MVS
10 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.95%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.24%) ITIL
2 14 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (12.38%) Change Management
3 13 (12.38%) SIEM
4 10 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 8 (7.62%) DevOps
6 7 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.67%) Migration
7 6 (5.71%) Defect Management
7 6 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.76%) Information Security
8 5 (4.76%) Project Management
8 5 (4.76%) SOA
8 5 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (3.81%) Data Architecture
9 4 (3.81%) Data Migration
9 4 (3.81%) Logical Data Model
9 4 (3.81%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (3.81%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.57%) Java
2 27 (25.71%) SQL
3 16 (15.24%) Shell Script
4 12 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.62%) Perl
6 6 (5.71%) COBOL
7 5 (4.76%) JCL
8 4 (3.81%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.81%) Python
9 2 (1.90%) C
9 2 (1.90%) C++
9 2 (1.90%) Korn
9 2 (1.90%) VB
10 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.95%) CLIST
10 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.95%) REXX
10 1 (0.95%) Scala
10 1 (0.95%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 26 (24.76%) SC Cleared
1 26 (24.76%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.81%) Degree
3 1 (0.95%) IBM Certification
3 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) COBIT
2 1 (0.95%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.62%) Docker
1 8 (7.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.95%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (10.48%) QRadar
1 11 (10.48%) Tivoli
2 8 (7.62%) Puppet
3 6 (5.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (3.81%) Control-M
5 4 (3.81%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.90%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.90%) SCCM
6 2 (1.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.95%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.95%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.95%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.95%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.95%) Netcool
7 1 (0.95%) OpenView
7 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.95%) SCOM
7 1 (0.95%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 55 (52.38%) IBM
2 48 (45.71%) Oracle
3 17 (16.19%) VMware
4 13 (12.38%) Citrix
4 13 (12.38%) Red Hat
5 11 (10.48%) Cisco
6 6 (5.71%) HP
7 5 (4.76%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.76%) Splunk
8 4 (3.81%) AppDynamics
8 4 (3.81%) Pega
9 3 (2.86%) SAP
9 3 (2.86%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.90%) Cognos
10 2 (1.90%) F5
11 1 (0.95%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.95%) ArcSight
11 1 (0.95%) Opsware
11 1 (0.95%) Qualys
11 1 (0.95%) ServiceNow