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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 136 194 138
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -56
Contract jobs citing DB2 138 57 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.42% 0.61% 1.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.60% 3.23% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 27 53
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£450 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £286 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £610 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+116.66% +14.28%
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
2092 1763 1792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.53% 19.01% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1274 1019 963
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 30 50
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.04 £16.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -3.22%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Berkshire +56 60 £475 +90.00% 6
Buckinghamshire +21 43 £325 +4.00% 1
Hampshire -6 17 £420 -5.93% 2
Surrey +5 16 £447 -26.72%
East Sussex - 2 £475 -
Home Counties - 2 - -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 112 (43.75%) UNIX
2 110 (42.97%) SQL
3 101 (39.45%) IBM
4 94 (36.72%) Oracle
5 93 (36.33%) WebSphere
6 88 (34.38%) Finance
7 74 (28.91%) Linux
8 66 (25.78%) Windows
9 65 (25.39%) Agile Software Development
10 63 (24.61%) AIX
11 58 (22.66%) Java
12 48 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
13 44 (17.19%) SQL Server
13 44 (17.19%) XML
14 43 (16.80%) Analytical Skills
15 41 (16.02%) HTML
16 37 (14.45%) DataPower
17 33 (12.89%) Solaris
17 33 (12.89%) Retail
18 32 (12.50%) Tivoli
19 31 (12.11%) Shell Script
19 31 (12.11%) SOAP
20 30 (11.72%) DB2 UDB
21 29 (11.33%) WebSphere Application Server
21 29 (11.33%) Mainframe
22 28 (10.94%) Ab Initio
22 28 (10.94%) Clustering
23 27 (10.55%) Data Warehouse
24 26 (10.16%) E-Commerce
24 26 (10.16%) MS Excel

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 93 (36.33%) WebSphere
2 29 (11.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 17 (6.64%) SAS
4 13 (5.08%) Apache
5 8 (3.13%) MQSeries
6 7 (2.73%) JBoss
7 6 (2.34%) MS Exchange
7 6 (2.34%) CICS
8 5 (1.95%) Commerce Server
8 5 (1.95%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (1.95%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.17%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.17%) IIS
10 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.78%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.39%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 26 (10.16%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.86%) MS Office
3 4 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.78%) SPSS
4 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.73%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (2.34%) Maximo
3 4 (1.56%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.78%) BusinessWare
4 2 (0.78%) Staffware
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.39%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.73%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.78%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.39%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.81%) HTTP
2 17 (6.64%) LDAP
3 12 (4.69%) SSL
4 7 (2.73%) SAN
4 7 (2.73%) Internet
4 7 (2.73%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.56%) SSH
6 3 (1.17%) FTP
6 3 (1.17%) Firewall
6 3 (1.17%) Intranet
6 3 (1.17%) VPN
6 3 (1.17%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.78%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.39%) ATM
8 1 (0.39%) SMS
8 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (17.19%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.72%) DB2 UDB
3 27 (10.55%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (5.08%) Big Data
4 13 (5.08%) Relational Database
5 12 (4.69%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (3.52%) MySQL
6 9 (3.52%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.13%) DbVisualizer
7 8 (3.13%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.34%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.95%) BusinessObjects XI
9 5 (1.95%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.56%) PowerCenter
10 4 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.17%) DataStage
11 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.91%) Selenium
2 9 (3.52%) LoadRunner
3 8 (3.13%) Subversion
4 7 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.73%) SoapUI
5 6 (2.34%) JIRA
6 5 (1.95%) HP UFT
6 5 (1.95%) TestComplete
7 4 (1.56%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.17%) XMLSpy
8 3 (1.17%) Ant
8 3 (1.17%) JUnit
8 3 (1.17%) JBehave
8 3 (1.17%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.78%) ERwin
9 2 (0.78%) Maven
9 2 (0.78%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.78%) Toad
10 1 (0.39%) AccuRev
General
1 88 (34.38%) Finance
2 33 (12.89%) Retail
3 21 (8.20%) Banking
4 8 (3.13%) Spanish Language
5 5 (1.95%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.56%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.17%) Billing
8 2 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.78%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.78%) Legal
9 1 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 72 (28.13%) Analyst
2 66 (25.78%) Developer
3 21 (8.20%) Administrator
4 19 (7.42%) Ab Initio Developer
5 17 (6.64%) Test Analyst
5 17 (6.64%) Consultant
5 17 (6.64%) DBA
6 15 (5.86%) Senior Developer
6 15 (5.86%) Architect
6 15 (5.86%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
7 13 (5.08%) Security Analyst
7 13 (5.08%) DB2 DBA
8 12 (4.69%) Technical Analyst
9 11 (4.30%) Programmer
10 10 (3.91%) IT Security Analyst
11 9 (3.52%) WebSphere Developer
11 9 (3.52%) Java Developer
11 9 (3.52%) Tester
12 8 (3.13%) Support Analyst
13 7 (2.73%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
2 44 (17.19%) XML
3 41 (16.02%) HTML
4 31 (12.11%) SOAP
5 25 (9.77%) .NET
5 25 (9.77%) JMS
6 23 (8.98%) Middleware
7 20 (7.81%) J2EE
8 13 (5.08%) CSS
8 13 (5.08%) Web Services
9 9 (3.52%) JSON
9 9 (3.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 8 (3.13%) Spring
10 8 (3.13%) Flash
10 8 (3.13%) WSDL
11 7 (2.73%) REST
12 6 (2.34%) TIBCO EMS
13 5 (1.95%) RESTful
13 5 (1.95%) Ajax
13 5 (1.95%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.80%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (14.45%) DataPower
3 29 (11.33%) Mainframe
4 28 (10.94%) Clustering
5 26 (10.16%) iSeries
6 25 (9.77%) Management Information System
7 24 (9.38%) AS400
8 13 (5.08%) Data Centre
9 8 (3.13%) Data Integration
10 7 (2.73%) Cryptography
11 4 (1.56%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.56%) Statistics
11 4 (1.56%) Reference Data
12 3 (1.17%) Mathematics
12 3 (1.17%) SWIFT
12 3 (1.17%) Algorithms
12 3 (1.17%) VSAM
12 3 (1.17%) PKI
12 3 (1.17%) IVR
13 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 112 (43.75%) UNIX
2 74 (28.91%) Linux
3 66 (25.78%) Windows
4 63 (24.61%) AIX
5 33 (12.89%) Solaris
6 16 (6.25%) zOS
7 14 (5.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (3.52%) MVS
9 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.56%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.56%) Android
11 3 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.39%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (25.39%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (10.16%) E-Commerce
3 25 (9.77%) ITIL
3 25 (9.77%) Performance Tuning
4 19 (7.42%) Change Management
5 18 (7.03%) High Availability
6 17 (6.64%) Performance Monitoring
6 17 (6.64%) Technical Analysis
7 16 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 15 (5.86%) SOA
9 14 (5.47%) Information Security
9 14 (5.47%) Automated Testing
9 14 (5.47%) Mentoring
10 13 (5.08%) Analytics
10 13 (5.08%) System Testing
10 13 (5.08%) ETL
11 12 (4.69%) Configuration Management
11 12 (4.69%) Project Management
11 12 (4.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 110 (42.97%) SQL
2 58 (22.66%) Java
3 31 (12.11%) Shell Script
4 22 (8.59%) JavaScript
5 21 (8.20%) VB
6 17 (6.64%) COBOL
7 15 (5.86%) Python
7 15 (5.86%) PowerShell
8 14 (5.47%) JCL
9 7 (2.73%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.73%) Korn
10 6 (2.34%) C++
11 5 (1.95%) C#
12 4 (1.56%) C
12 4 (1.56%) Perl
12 4 (1.56%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.56%) XPath
13 3 (1.17%) VBScript
13 3 (1.17%) R
14 2 (0.78%) Jython
Qualifications
1 15 (5.86%) IBM Certification
2 12 (4.69%) Degree
3 11 (4.30%) CISSP
4 7 (2.73%) ISEB
5 6 (2.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.56%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.03%) QA
2 14 (5.47%) SLA
3 3 (1.17%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.17%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.78%) TickIT
4 2 (0.78%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.17%) RACF
2 3 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.78%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.39%) iptables
4 1 (0.39%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.39%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 1 (0.39%) Samba
4 1 (0.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 32 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 10 (3.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (2.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (2.34%) CA Endevor
4 6 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.95%) MAINVIEW
5 5 (1.95%) Control-M
6 2 (0.78%) SCCM
6 2 (0.78%) SCOM
6 2 (0.78%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (0.78%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.39%) Ansible
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.39%) Cacti
7 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (0.39%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.39%) yum
7 1 (0.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 101 (39.45%) IBM
2 94 (36.72%) Oracle
3 28 (10.94%) Ab Initio
4 24 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 23 (8.98%) VMware
6 22 (8.59%) Citrix
7 18 (7.03%) Cisco
8 15 (5.86%) webMethods
9 11 (4.30%) SAP
10 8 (3.13%) Google
11 7 (2.73%) TIBCO
11 7 (2.73%) CA
12 6 (2.34%) HP
12 6 (2.34%) Cognos
12 6 (2.34%) Coremetrics
13 5 (1.95%) Endeca
13 5 (1.95%) Red Hat
14 4 (1.56%) Teradata
14 4 (1.56%) Informatica
14 4 (1.56%) ServiceNow
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