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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 199 171 186
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +15
Contract jobs citing DB2 68 77 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 0.79% 0.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.09% 4.27% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 45 30
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £265 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -41.81%
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
1664 1803 1615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 16.54% 18.52% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1020 1020 867
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 34 59
Average hourly rate £40.00 £41.75 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +43.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.96 £14.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.59 £58.75 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +22 39 £485 +32.87% 3
Buckinghamshire +9 20 £356 +16.32% 1
Hampshire -23 7 £438 +9.37% 3
Surrey -5 1 £425 +1.49%
West Sussex -16 1 £300 -42.85% 1
East Sussex - 1 £475 -
Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 49 (42.98%) SQL
2 42 (36.84%) UNIX
3 41 (35.96%) IBM
4 39 (34.21%) Java
4 39 (34.21%) Oracle
5 37 (32.46%) WebSphere
6 34 (29.82%) AIX
7 31 (27.19%) Linux
8 29 (25.44%) Windows
9 24 (21.05%) Finance
10 22 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (18.42%) XML
12 19 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
12 19 (16.67%) HTML
13 16 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (13.16%) JavaScript
14 15 (13.16%) Retail
15 14 (12.28%) VMware
15 14 (12.28%) SQL Server
15 14 (12.28%) SAP
15 14 (12.28%) E-Commerce
15 14 (12.28%) ETL
16 13 (11.40%) HP
16 13 (11.40%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (11.40%) Mainframe
16 13 (11.40%) QA
17 12 (10.53%) SOAP
17 12 (10.53%) HTTP
18 11 (9.65%) SAS
18 11 (9.65%) JMS

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 37 (32.46%) WebSphere
2 19 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (9.65%) SAS
4 10 (8.77%) Apache
5 6 (5.26%) IIS
6 5 (4.39%) MQSeries
7 4 (3.51%) NetWeaver
7 4 (3.51%) Commerce Server
8 3 (2.63%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (2.63%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (2.63%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.63%) JBoss
8 3 (2.63%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.75%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.88%) CICS
10 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.88%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (9.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.39%) MS Office
3 2 (1.75%) SPSS
3 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Staffware
2 4 (3.51%) Maximo
2 4 (3.51%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (3.51%) Fredhopper
3 2 (1.75%) BusinessWare
3 2 (1.75%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) SaaS
2 2 (1.75%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.53%) HTTP
2 8 (7.02%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.02%) Internet
3 7 (6.14%) SAN
3 7 (6.14%) Firewall
4 6 (5.26%) LAN
4 6 (5.26%) WAN
4 6 (5.26%) FTP
5 5 (4.39%) LDAP
6 4 (3.51%) Ethernet
6 4 (3.51%) VPN
6 4 (3.51%) DNS
6 4 (3.51%) VLAN
6 4 (3.51%) Network Security
6 4 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (3.51%) IPsec
6 4 (3.51%) BGP
6 4 (3.51%) NetScaler
6 4 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (3.51%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.40%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (8.77%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.89%) SAP BW
5 7 (6.14%) MySQL
5 7 (6.14%) Base SAS
5 7 (6.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 7 (6.14%) Big Data
6 6 (5.26%) DbVisualizer
6 6 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (4.39%) RDBMS
7 5 (4.39%) DB2 UDB
7 5 (4.39%) SAP Data Services
7 5 (4.39%) SAP HANA
8 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.63%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.75%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.75%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) LoadRunner
1 5 (4.39%) Subversion
1 5 (4.39%) Selenium
2 3 (2.63%) JBehave
2 3 (2.63%) WebDriver
2 3 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (2.63%) Ant
2 3 (2.63%) JUnit
3 2 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.75%) Maven
3 2 (1.75%) XMLSpy
3 2 (1.75%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.75%) TestComplete
3 2 (1.75%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.88%) ERwin
4 1 (0.88%) Toad
General
1 24 (21.05%) Finance
2 15 (13.16%) Retail
3 8 (7.02%) Spanish Language
4 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.75%) Banking
6 2 (1.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.88%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (30.70%) Developer
2 22 (19.30%) Analyst
3 13 (11.40%) Architect
4 12 (10.53%) Administrator
5 9 (7.89%) Technical Architect
6 8 (7.02%) WebSphere Developer
7 7 (6.14%) SAS Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Consultant
7 7 (6.14%) DBA
8 6 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) Tester
9 5 (4.39%) Test Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) Network Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) SAP Basis Consultant
10 4 (3.51%) SAP Consultant
10 4 (3.51%) Network Security Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Security Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) DB2 DBA
11 3 (2.63%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.42%) XML
2 19 (16.67%) HTML
3 12 (10.53%) SOAP
4 11 (9.65%) JMS
5 9 (7.89%) WebSphere MQ
5 9 (7.89%) Middleware
6 8 (7.02%) J2EE
6 8 (7.02%) CSS
7 6 (5.26%) Web Services
7 6 (5.26%) WSDL
7 6 (5.26%) Flash
8 5 (4.39%) SAP Basis
8 5 (4.39%) RESTful
9 4 (3.51%) Ajax
9 4 (3.51%) Regular Expression
9 4 (3.51%) EJB
9 4 (3.51%) JDBC
9 4 (3.51%) .NET
10 3 (2.63%) XSD
10 3 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.40%) Mainframe
3 7 (6.14%) iSeries
4 6 (5.26%) DataPower
4 6 (5.26%) AS400
5 4 (3.51%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (3.51%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (2.63%) Clustering
7 2 (1.75%) SecurID
7 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.75%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.88%) FMCG
8 1 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 42 (36.84%) UNIX
2 34 (29.82%) AIX
3 31 (27.19%) Linux
4 29 (25.44%) Windows
5 9 (7.89%) Solaris
6 5 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.51%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (3.51%) SUSE
8 3 (2.63%) i5/OS
8 3 (2.63%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.63%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.63%) OS/400
8 3 (2.63%) zOS
9 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.88%) Android
10 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.28%) E-Commerce
2 14 (12.28%) ETL
3 11 (9.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (9.65%) ITIL
3 11 (9.65%) Mentoring
4 9 (7.89%) Change Management
5 8 (7.02%) Release Management
6 7 (6.14%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (6.14%) System Testing
6 7 (6.14%) High Availability
6 7 (6.14%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (6.14%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (6.14%) Project Management
7 6 (5.26%) TDD
7 6 (5.26%) TOGAF
7 6 (5.26%) Automated Testing
7 6 (5.26%) Integration Testing
8 5 (4.39%) Analytics
8 5 (4.39%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 49 (42.98%) SQL
2 39 (34.21%) Java
3 15 (13.16%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.89%) ABAP
5 8 (7.02%) Perl
5 8 (7.02%) COBOL
6 7 (6.14%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.26%) SAS Macro
8 5 (4.39%) VB
8 5 (4.39%) C
9 4 (3.51%) Python
10 3 (2.63%) REXX
10 3 (2.63%) JCL
10 3 (2.63%) RPG
10 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.63%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.63%) Korn
11 2 (1.75%) R
11 2 (1.75%) C#
11 2 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (8.77%) Degree
2 5 (4.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (3.51%) ISEB
3 4 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.51%) IBM Certification
3 4 (3.51%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.40%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) Firmware
1 4 (3.51%) vSphere
1 4 (3.51%) FreeRADIUS
2 3 (2.63%) PowerHA
2 3 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.75%) RACF
3 2 (1.75%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.88%) iptables
4 1 (0.88%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (3.51%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (2.63%) Tivoli NetView
3 2 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.75%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.75%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.75%) OpenAM
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.88%) Cacti
4 1 (0.88%) Control-M
4 1 (0.88%) Nagios
4 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 41 (35.96%) IBM
2 39 (34.21%) Oracle
3 14 (12.28%) SAP
3 14 (12.28%) VMware
4 13 (11.40%) HP
5 10 (8.77%) Business Objects
6 9 (7.89%) Microsoft
7 8 (7.02%) CA
8 6 (5.26%) Citrix
8 6 (5.26%) Cognos
9 4 (3.51%) Cisco
9 4 (3.51%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.51%) Splunk
9 4 (3.51%) TIBCO
10 3 (2.63%) webMethods
10 3 (2.63%) NetIQ
10 3 (2.63%) Remedy
10 3 (2.63%) Google
10 3 (2.63%) Teradata
10 3 (2.63%) AppDynamics
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