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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 150 174 196
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +22
Contract jobs citing DB2 107 66 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.15% 0.74% 0.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.44% 3.92% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 38 29
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£425 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £272 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £26.25
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
1661 1685 1540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.80% 18.82% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1038 971 838
Average daily rate £375 £373 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +3.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 37 55
Average hourly rate £25.00 £42.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +17 45 £450 +12.50% 2
Buckinghamshire +24 43 £325 +6.12% 6
Hampshire -4 13 £400 -15.78%
Surrey +6 4 £425 -18.26% 3
West Sussex -17 2 £300 -42.85% 3
Oxfordshire - 1 £400 - 1
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 66 (44.90%) SQL
2 54 (36.73%) Java
2 54 (36.73%) UNIX
2 54 (36.73%) WebSphere
3 51 (34.69%) Oracle
4 47 (31.97%) IBM
5 40 (27.21%) AIX
5 40 (27.21%) XML
6 37 (25.17%) HTML
6 37 (25.17%) Finance
7 33 (22.45%) Linux
8 31 (21.09%) Windows
9 28 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (18.37%) SOAP
11 24 (16.33%) MS Excel
12 23 (15.65%) Retail
13 22 (14.97%) E-Commerce
13 22 (14.97%) DB2 UDB
14 21 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (14.29%) JavaScript
14 21 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
15 20 (13.61%) Mainframe
16 19 (12.93%) VB
17 18 (12.24%) SQL Server
18 17 (11.56%) .NET
18 17 (11.56%) LDAP
19 16 (10.88%) MS Office
19 16 (10.88%) Project Management
19 16 (10.88%) Disaster Recovery
20 15 (10.20%) Middleware

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 54 (36.73%) WebSphere
2 21 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (6.80%) SAS
3 10 (6.80%) Apache
4 7 (4.76%) MQSeries
4 7 (4.76%) JBoss
5 5 (3.40%) Commerce Server
5 5 (3.40%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.72%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.04%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.04%) IIS
7 3 (2.04%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.36%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.36%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.68%) CICS
9 1 (0.68%) GlassFish
Applications
1 24 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.88%) MS Office
3 2 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.36%) SPSS
4 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.76%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (2.72%) Fredhopper
3 3 (2.04%) Maximo
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.36%) Staffware
4 2 (1.36%) BusinessWare
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.72%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.04%) SaaS
3 2 (1.36%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.56%) LDAP
2 15 (10.20%) HTTP
3 9 (6.12%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.40%) SAN
4 5 (3.40%) LAN
4 5 (3.40%) WAN
4 5 (3.40%) FTP
5 4 (2.72%) Internet
6 3 (2.04%) Kerberos
6 3 (2.04%) Firewall
7 2 (1.36%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (1.36%) APPN
7 2 (1.36%) SNA
7 2 (1.36%) SSL
8 1 (0.68%) Intranet
8 1 (0.68%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.97%) DB2 UDB
2 18 (12.24%) SQL Server
3 14 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 12 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (7.48%) MySQL
6 9 (6.12%) Big Data
7 8 (5.44%) DbVisualizer
7 8 (5.44%) RDBMS
8 7 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (4.76%) Oracle Database
9 6 (4.08%) Base SAS
9 6 (4.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 6 (4.08%) SAP BW
10 5 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (3.40%) SAP Data Services
10 5 (3.40%) SAP HANA
11 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.44%) LoadRunner
2 7 (4.76%) Selenium
3 6 (4.08%) Subversion
3 6 (4.08%) JUnit
4 5 (3.40%) XMLSpy
4 5 (3.40%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (2.72%) SoapUI
5 4 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.72%) Ant
6 3 (2.04%) TestComplete
6 3 (2.04%) JBehave
6 3 (2.04%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.36%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.36%) Maven
7 2 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.68%) Toad
8 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.68%) ERwin
8 1 (0.68%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
General
1 37 (25.17%) Finance
2 23 (15.65%) Retail
3 12 (8.16%) Banking
4 6 (4.08%) Spanish Language
5 4 (2.72%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.36%) Legal
6 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) Games
7 1 (0.68%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (27.89%) Developer
2 36 (24.49%) Analyst
3 16 (10.88%) Architect
4 13 (8.84%) Security Analyst
5 12 (8.16%) Administrator
6 11 (7.48%) DBA
7 10 (6.80%) IT Security Analyst
8 9 (6.12%) Test Analyst
8 9 (6.12%) Technical Architect
9 8 (5.44%) WebSphere Developer
10 7 (4.76%) DB2 DBA
10 7 (4.76%) Programmer
11 6 (4.08%) Tester
11 6 (4.08%) Consultant
11 6 (4.08%) webMethods Developer
11 6 (4.08%) SAS Developer
11 6 (4.08%) Technical Analyst
12 4 (2.72%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.72%) Senior Developer
12 4 (2.72%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (27.21%) XML
2 37 (25.17%) HTML
3 27 (18.37%) SOAP
4 17 (11.56%) .NET
5 15 (10.20%) Middleware
5 15 (10.20%) WebSphere MQ
6 14 (9.52%) J2EE
7 13 (8.84%) JMS
8 12 (8.16%) CSS
9 10 (6.80%) WSDL
10 8 (5.44%) Flash
11 7 (4.76%) Web Services
12 6 (4.08%) RESTful
12 6 (4.08%) TIBCO EMS
12 6 (4.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 6 (4.08%) Ajax
12 6 (4.08%) XSD
13 5 (3.40%) Spring
14 4 (2.72%) Worklight
14 4 (2.72%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (13.61%) Mainframe
3 12 (8.16%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.12%) Clustering
5 8 (5.44%) iSeries
6 7 (4.76%) AS400
6 7 (4.76%) DataPower
7 5 (3.40%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (2.72%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.36%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.36%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.36%) Web 2.0
9 2 (1.36%) SecurID
10 1 (0.68%) IVR
10 1 (0.68%) APACS
10 1 (0.68%) Statistics
10 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.68%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 54 (36.73%) UNIX
2 40 (27.21%) AIX
3 33 (22.45%) Linux
4 31 (21.09%) Windows
5 12 (8.16%) Solaris
6 6 (4.08%) zOS
7 5 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.36%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.36%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.36%) Android
8 2 (1.36%) i5/OS
8 2 (1.36%) OS/400
8 2 (1.36%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.68%) SUSE
9 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (14.97%) E-Commerce
3 16 (10.88%) Project Management
3 16 (10.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (10.20%) Technical Analysis
5 14 (9.52%) ETL
6 13 (8.84%) ITIL
6 13 (8.84%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (8.84%) Mentoring
7 12 (8.16%) Data Protection
7 12 (8.16%) Security Management
8 11 (7.48%) Information Security
8 11 (7.48%) System Testing
8 11 (7.48%) High Availability
9 10 (6.80%) SOA
10 8 (5.44%) Release Management
10 8 (5.44%) Regression Testing
10 8 (5.44%) Automated Testing
10 8 (5.44%) TOGAF
10 8 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 66 (44.90%) SQL
2 54 (36.73%) Java
3 21 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 19 (12.93%) VB
5 15 (10.20%) PowerShell
6 10 (6.80%) Shell Script
6 10 (6.80%) COBOL
7 7 (4.76%) Korn
7 7 (4.76%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.08%) JCL
8 6 (4.08%) Python
8 6 (4.08%) ABAP
9 5 (3.40%) C
9 5 (3.40%) SAS Macro
10 4 (2.72%) Perl
11 3 (2.04%) C#
11 3 (2.04%) C++
11 3 (2.04%) VBScript
11 3 (2.04%) REXX
12 2 (1.36%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (7.48%) CISSP
1 11 (7.48%) Degree
2 7 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (4.08%) ISEB
4 4 (2.72%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.04%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.52%) QA
2 11 (7.48%) SLA
3 2 (1.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (2.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.36%) PowerHA
2 2 (1.36%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.36%) RACF
3 1 (0.68%) Firmware
3 1 (0.68%) Samba
3 1 (0.68%) iptables
Systems Management
1 9 (6.12%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (2.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (1.36%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (1.36%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.36%) SCCM
4 2 (1.36%) SCOM
4 2 (1.36%) OpenAM
4 2 (1.36%) Control-M
4 2 (1.36%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (0.68%) Nagios
5 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.68%) Ansible
5 1 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.68%) Cacti
5 1 (0.68%) yum
5 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (34.69%) Oracle
2 47 (31.97%) IBM
3 14 (9.52%) Business Objects
4 13 (8.84%) Microsoft
4 13 (8.84%) HP
5 12 (8.16%) SAP
6 11 (7.48%) VMware
7 8 (5.44%) webMethods
8 7 (4.76%) TIBCO
9 5 (3.40%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.40%) Software AG
9 5 (3.40%) Citrix
9 5 (3.40%) Google
10 4 (2.72%) AppDynamics
10 4 (2.72%) CA
11 3 (2.04%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (2.04%) Coremetrics
11 3 (2.04%) Teradata
11 3 (2.04%) Ab Initio
11 3 (2.04%) Cyber-Ark
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