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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 218 181 187
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +6
Contract jobs citing DB2 65 92 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.67% 0.92% 0.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.33% 5.09% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 45 39
Median daily rate £400 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £310 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
1950 1809 1847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.20% 18.17% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1239 1102 1065
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 34 44
Median hourly rate £27.75 £30.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £48.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.14% -8.28%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Hampshire +23 26 £450 +28.57% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 17 £388 +1.97%
Surrey +8 14 - - 1
East Sussex +6 5 £400 -15.78%
Berkshire -38 4 £215 -52.22% 3
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 86 (53.09%) Oracle
2 84 (51.85%) Linux
3 71 (43.83%) IBM
4 70 (43.21%) Windows
5 61 (37.65%) WebSphere
6 54 (33.33%) SQL
7 49 (30.25%) Unix
8 47 (29.01%) AIX
9 41 (25.31%) Data Centre
10 38 (23.46%) Finance
11 35 (21.60%) Security Cleared
12 34 (20.99%) Change Management
12 34 (20.99%) Tivoli
13 33 (20.37%) Java
13 33 (20.37%) VMware
14 32 (19.75%) Incident Management
15 30 (18.52%) SC Cleared
16 29 (17.90%) iSeries
16 29 (17.90%) AS400
16 29 (17.90%) Citrix
16 29 (17.90%) Cisco
17 28 (17.28%) Windows Server 2008
18 27 (16.67%) SQL Server
19 25 (15.43%) SIEM
20 20 (12.35%) ITIL
21 19 (11.73%) J2EE
21 19 (11.73%) QRadar
22 18 (11.11%) Migration
23 15 (9.26%) Red Hat
23 15 (9.26%) Shell Script

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 61 (37.65%) WebSphere
2 10 (6.17%) JBoss
3 9 (5.56%) IIS
4 8 (4.94%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.47%) FileNet
5 4 (2.47%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (2.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.85%) CICS
6 3 (1.85%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.23%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.23%) SAS
7 2 (1.23%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.62%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.62%) nginx
8 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.32%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.23%) Staffware
3 1 (0.62%) AWD
3 1 (0.62%) BusinessWare
3 1 (0.62%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.62%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.62%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.62%) IBM SmartCloud
1 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.94%) Internet
2 7 (4.32%) HTTP
3 5 (3.09%) Network Security
4 4 (2.47%) Intranet
4 4 (2.47%) WEP
5 3 (1.85%) Converged Networks
5 3 (1.85%) Firewall
5 3 (1.85%) SAN
5 3 (1.85%) SSL
6 2 (1.23%) VPN
7 1 (0.62%) DMZ
7 1 (0.62%) IPsec
7 1 (0.62%) LDAP
7 1 (0.62%) SMS
7 1 (0.62%) SSH
7 1 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.17%) DB2 UDB
2 10 (6.17%) Hadoop
2 10 (6.17%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.32%) PowerCenter
4 6 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.70%) IBM InfoSphere
4 6 (3.70%) MySQL
5 5 (3.09%) Neo4j
5 5 (3.09%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (2.47%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (2.47%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.23%) Big Data
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.62%) Infinispan
9 1 (0.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (3.09%) ClearCase
1 5 (3.09%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.62%) Ant
2 1 (0.62%) AppScan
2 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.62%) Maven
2 1 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (23.46%) Finance
2 14 (8.64%) Banking
3 10 (6.17%) Retail
4 4 (2.47%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.47%) Spanish Language
5 3 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.23%) Back Office
6 2 (1.23%) Legal
7 1 (0.62%) Marketing
7 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (16.05%) Linux Specialist
2 23 (14.20%) Linux Operator
3 22 (13.58%) Citrix Specialist
3 22 (13.58%) Developer
3 22 (13.58%) VMware Specialist
4 19 (11.73%) Analyst
5 18 (11.11%) DBA
6 15 (9.26%) Security Specialist
7 14 (8.64%) Technical Security Specialist
7 14 (8.64%) Technical Specialist
8 12 (7.41%) Architect
9 11 (6.79%) Administrator
9 11 (6.79%) DB2 DBA
10 9 (5.56%) Consultant
11 8 (4.94%) Applications Developer
11 8 (4.94%) Applications Support
12 7 (4.32%) Production DBA
12 7 (4.32%) Support Analyst
13 5 (3.09%) DB2 Administrator
13 5 (3.09%) DB2 Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.73%) J2EE
2 13 (8.02%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (7.41%) Middleware
4 11 (6.79%) IBM Integration Bus
5 8 (4.94%) HTML
5 8 (4.94%) Web Services
5 8 (4.94%) XML
6 7 (4.32%) XSLT
7 6 (3.70%) Java EE
7 6 (3.70%) SOAP
7 6 (3.70%) Spring
8 5 (3.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 5 (3.09%) Struts
9 4 (2.47%) JSP
9 4 (2.47%) Servlets
9 4 (2.47%) WSDL
10 2 (1.23%) .NET
10 2 (1.23%) jQuery
10 2 (1.23%) MDX
10 2 (1.23%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (25.31%) Data Centre
2 29 (17.90%) AS400
2 29 (17.90%) iSeries
3 9 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 7 (4.32%) Replication
5 6 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.09%) HACMP
7 4 (2.47%) Clustering
7 4 (2.47%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (2.47%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.47%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.85%) Web 2.0
9 2 (1.23%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.23%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.23%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.23%) Derivative
9 2 (1.23%) Equities
9 2 (1.23%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.23%) PKI
9 2 (1.23%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 84 (51.85%) Linux
2 70 (43.21%) Windows
3 49 (30.25%) Unix
4 47 (29.01%) AIX
5 28 (17.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (5.56%) zOS
7 6 (3.70%) Windows Server
8 4 (2.47%) MVS
9 2 (1.23%) Solaris
9 2 (1.23%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.62%) Android
10 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.99%) Change Management
2 32 (19.75%) Incident Management
3 25 (15.43%) SIEM
4 20 (12.35%) ITIL
5 18 (11.11%) Migration
6 13 (8.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (6.79%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (5.56%) Data Modelling
10 8 (4.94%) Business Analysis
10 8 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (4.94%) TOGAF
11 7 (4.32%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (4.32%) ETL
11 7 (4.32%) Information Security
12 6 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (3.70%) High Availability
12 6 (3.70%) Project Management
12 6 (3.70%) Scrum
12 6 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 54 (33.33%) SQL
2 33 (20.37%) Java
3 15 (9.26%) Shell Script
4 11 (6.79%) JCL
5 10 (6.17%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.94%) COBOL
7 7 (4.32%) Jython
8 6 (3.70%) Korn
9 5 (3.09%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.09%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.09%) VB
10 4 (2.47%) AWK
10 4 (2.47%) sed
11 3 (1.85%) C
11 3 (1.85%) C++
11 3 (1.85%) VB6
12 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.62%) C#
13 1 (0.62%) Perl
13 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (21.60%) Security Cleared
2 30 (18.52%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.32%) Degree
4 5 (3.09%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.85%) CCNA
6 3 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.62%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.62%) CCSP
7 1 (0.62%) CISM
7 1 (0.62%) CISSP
7 1 (0.62%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.85%) COBIT
2 2 (1.23%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.62%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.62%) TickIT
System Software
1 10 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.09%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.85%) Docker
3 3 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.85%) vSphere
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.62%) ClearTrust
5 1 (0.62%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 34 (20.99%) Tivoli
2 19 (11.73%) QRadar
3 9 (5.56%) Control-M
4 7 (4.32%) HP UCMDB
5 5 (3.09%) Data Guard
5 5 (3.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.85%) CA Endevor
6 3 (1.85%) Puppet
6 3 (1.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.62%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.62%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.62%) MAINVIEW
8 1 (0.62%) Netcool
8 1 (0.62%) SCCM
8 1 (0.62%) SCOM
8 1 (0.62%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 86 (53.09%) Oracle
2 71 (43.83%) IBM
3 33 (20.37%) VMware
4 29 (17.90%) Cisco
4 29 (17.90%) Citrix
5 15 (9.26%) Red Hat
6 12 (7.41%) SAP
7 11 (6.79%) HP
8 10 (6.17%) Microsoft
8 10 (6.17%) Sybase
9 7 (4.32%) PeopleSoft
9 7 (4.32%) Siebel
10 6 (3.70%) Pega
11 5 (3.09%) Informatica
12 4 (2.47%) Ab Initio
12 4 (2.47%) Remedy
12 4 (2.47%) Teradata
12 4 (2.47%) Vignette
13 3 (1.85%) Cognizant
13 3 (1.85%) TIBCO