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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 141 167 140
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -27
Contract jobs citing DB2 123 86 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.29% 0.94% 1.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.19% 4.93% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 43 47
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
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
1986 1743 1661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.83% 18.95% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1244 997 878
Average daily rate £375 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 57
Average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £13.32 £17.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.70 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Buckinghamshire +32 56 £325 -7.14% 1
Berkshire +34 47 £450 +12.50% 3
Hampshire -29 9 £400 -15.78% 3
Surrey -8 5 £447 -20.88% 2
East Sussex - 2 £475 -
Home Counties - 2 - -
West Sussex -7 1 £300 -50.81%
Oxfordshire - 1 £400 -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 86 (41.75%) UNIX
2 85 (41.26%) WebSphere
3 79 (38.35%) SQL
4 78 (37.86%) IBM
5 72 (34.95%) Oracle
6 67 (32.52%) Finance
7 60 (29.13%) AIX
8 56 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (26.70%) Java
10 51 (24.76%) Linux
11 42 (20.39%) XML
12 41 (19.90%) HTML
13 40 (19.42%) WebSphere MQ
14 39 (18.93%) Windows
15 35 (16.99%) Analytical Skills
16 33 (16.02%) SQL Server
17 30 (14.56%) Solaris
17 30 (14.56%) DB2 UDB
17 30 (14.56%) DataPower
18 28 (13.59%) Retail
19 27 (13.11%) Clustering
19 27 (13.11%) WebSphere Application Server
19 27 (13.11%) SOAP
20 25 (12.14%) E-Commerce
21 24 (11.65%) MS Excel
21 24 (11.65%) Ab Initio
22 23 (11.17%) Management Information System
22 23 (11.17%) Data Warehouse
23 22 (10.68%) JMS
23 22 (10.68%) .NET

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 85 (41.26%) WebSphere
2 27 (13.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (5.34%) Apache
4 9 (4.37%) SAS
5 8 (3.88%) MQSeries
6 7 (3.40%) JBoss
7 6 (2.91%) MS Exchange
8 5 (2.43%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.43%) Commerce Server
8 5 (2.43%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (1.46%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.46%) IIS
9 3 (1.46%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.97%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.49%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.49%) CMS
11 1 (0.49%) GlassFish
Applications
1 24 (11.65%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.28%) MS Office
3 3 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.97%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (4.37%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (2.91%) Maximo
3 4 (1.94%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.97%) BusinessWare
4 2 (0.97%) Staffware
5 1 (0.49%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.91%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.97%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.49%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.25%) LDAP
2 16 (7.77%) HTTP
3 7 (3.40%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.40%) SSL
3 7 (3.40%) SAN
3 7 (3.40%) Internet
4 3 (1.46%) Intranet
4 3 (1.46%) FTP
4 3 (1.46%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.97%) SSH
5 2 (0.97%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.49%) Firewall
6 1 (0.49%) VPN
6 1 (0.49%) ATM
6 1 (0.49%) SMS
6 1 (0.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.02%) SQL Server
2 30 (14.56%) DB2 UDB
3 23 (11.17%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (6.31%) Big Data
5 12 (5.83%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.37%) RDBMS
6 9 (4.37%) MySQL
6 9 (4.37%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (3.88%) DbVisualizer
7 8 (3.88%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.43%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.43%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.94%) DataStage
9 4 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.94%) IBM InfoSphere
10 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (4.37%) LoadRunner
1 9 (4.37%) Selenium
2 6 (2.91%) Subversion
2 6 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.91%) SoapUI
2 6 (2.91%) JIRA
3 5 (2.43%) HP UFT
4 4 (1.94%) TestComplete
5 3 (1.46%) Toad
5 3 (1.46%) XMLSpy
5 3 (1.46%) ERwin
5 3 (1.46%) Ant
5 3 (1.46%) JUnit
5 3 (1.46%) JBehave
5 3 (1.46%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.97%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.97%) Maven
7 1 (0.49%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.49%) AccuRev
General
1 67 (32.52%) Finance
2 28 (13.59%) Retail
3 20 (9.71%) Banking
4 8 (3.88%) Spanish Language
5 5 (2.43%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.46%) Private Banking
7 2 (0.97%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.97%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.97%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 56 (27.18%) Analyst
2 54 (26.21%) Developer
3 19 (9.22%) Administrator
4 17 (8.25%) DBA
5 16 (7.77%) Test Analyst
6 15 (7.28%) Ab Initio Developer
7 14 (6.80%) Consultant
8 13 (6.31%) Security Analyst
8 13 (6.31%) DB2 DBA
9 12 (5.83%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
9 12 (5.83%) Senior Developer
9 12 (5.83%) Architect
10 11 (5.34%) Programmer
11 10 (4.85%) IT Security Analyst
12 9 (4.37%) WebSphere Developer
12 9 (4.37%) Tester
13 7 (3.40%) Analyst Programmer
13 7 (3.40%) Java Developer
14 6 (2.91%) Technical Analyst
15 5 (2.43%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (20.39%) XML
2 41 (19.90%) HTML
3 40 (19.42%) WebSphere MQ
4 27 (13.11%) SOAP
5 22 (10.68%) .NET
5 22 (10.68%) JMS
6 18 (8.74%) Middleware
6 18 (8.74%) J2EE
7 13 (6.31%) CSS
8 11 (5.34%) Web Services
9 9 (4.37%) JSON
10 8 (3.88%) TIBCO EMS
10 8 (3.88%) Spring
10 8 (3.88%) WSDL
10 8 (3.88%) Flash
10 8 (3.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 6 (2.91%) RESTful
12 5 (2.43%) Ajax
13 4 (1.94%) XSD
13 4 (1.94%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.99%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (14.56%) DataPower
3 27 (13.11%) Clustering
4 23 (11.17%) Management Information System
5 21 (10.19%) Mainframe
6 12 (5.83%) iSeries
7 10 (4.85%) AS400
8 4 (1.94%) Cryptography
8 4 (1.94%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.94%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.46%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.46%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.46%) VSAM
9 3 (1.46%) IVR
10 2 (0.97%) SecurID
10 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.97%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.97%) Statistics
10 2 (0.97%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.97%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 86 (41.75%) UNIX
2 60 (29.13%) AIX
3 51 (24.76%) Linux
4 39 (18.93%) Windows
5 30 (14.56%) Solaris
6 12 (5.83%) zOS
7 6 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.43%) MVS
9 3 (1.46%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.46%) Android
10 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.49%) SUSE
11 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (12.14%) E-Commerce
3 21 (10.19%) Performance Tuning
4 20 (9.71%) High Availability
5 17 (8.25%) Technical Analysis
6 16 (7.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (7.28%) ITIL
8 14 (6.80%) ETL
8 14 (6.80%) Automated Testing
8 14 (6.80%) Mentoring
9 13 (6.31%) Performance Monitoring
10 12 (5.83%) Information Security
10 12 (5.83%) System Testing
10 12 (5.83%) Data Protection
10 12 (5.83%) Project Management
10 12 (5.83%) Security Management
10 12 (5.83%) Migration
11 11 (5.34%) Configuration Management
11 11 (5.34%) Low Latency
12 10 (4.85%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 79 (38.35%) SQL
2 55 (26.70%) Java
3 22 (10.68%) JavaScript
3 22 (10.68%) Shell Script
4 21 (10.19%) VB
5 15 (7.28%) PowerShell
6 13 (6.31%) Python
7 12 (5.83%) JCL
8 10 (4.85%) COBOL
9 9 (4.37%) Bash Shell
9 9 (4.37%) Korn
10 5 (2.43%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.94%) Perl
11 4 (1.94%) C
11 4 (1.94%) C#
11 4 (1.94%) C++
12 3 (1.46%) VBScript
12 3 (1.46%) R
13 2 (0.97%) Ruby
13 2 (0.97%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (5.83%) IBM Certification
2 11 (5.34%) CISSP
3 10 (4.85%) Degree
4 7 (3.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (3.40%) ISEB
5 5 (2.43%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.28%) QA
2 13 (6.31%) SLA
3 3 (1.46%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.97%) COBIT
5 1 (0.49%) TickIT
5 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.97%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.49%) iptables
4 1 (0.49%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.49%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 1 (0.49%) Firmware
4 1 (0.49%) RACF
4 1 (0.49%) Samba
Systems Management
1 20 (9.71%) Tivoli
2 7 (3.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (3.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (2.43%) MAINVIEW
4 5 (2.43%) Control-M
5 4 (1.94%) CA Endevor
6 2 (0.97%) SCCM
6 2 (0.97%) SCOM
6 2 (0.97%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (0.97%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.49%) Ansible
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.49%) Cacti
7 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.49%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.49%) Nagios
7 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 78 (37.86%) IBM
2 72 (34.95%) Oracle
3 24 (11.65%) Ab Initio
4 18 (8.74%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.37%) VMware
5 9 (4.37%) TIBCO
6 8 (3.88%) SAP
6 8 (3.88%) Citrix
7 7 (3.40%) Google
8 6 (2.91%) webMethods
8 6 (2.91%) HP
9 5 (2.43%) CA
9 5 (2.43%) Teradata
9 5 (2.43%) Coremetrics
9 5 (2.43%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.94%) Endeca
10 4 (1.94%) AppDynamics
11 3 (1.46%) Cyber-Ark
11 3 (1.46%) Cloudera
11 3 (1.46%) MicroStrategy
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