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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 191 125 162
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +37
Contract jobs citing DB2 57 110 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 1.26% 0.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.26% 6.29% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 53 47
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £222 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £585 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £26.25 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
1748 1750 1797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.82% 20.01% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1008 941 867
Average daily rate £350 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 46
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £16.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
Hampshire -18 19 £447 +24.72% 3
Buckinghamshire +2 14 £313 -38.66%
Berkshire -47 12 £250 -37.50% 1
Surrey 0 7 £610 - 4
West Sussex +1 2 £610 +54.43% 3
Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 48 (34.53%) SQL
2 47 (33.81%) WebSphere
3 46 (33.09%) Oracle
3 46 (33.09%) IBM
4 40 (28.78%) Java
4 40 (28.78%) UNIX
4 40 (28.78%) Finance
5 29 (20.86%) Linux
6 24 (17.27%) Security Cleared
7 22 (15.83%) SQL Server
8 20 (14.39%) AIX
8 20 (14.39%) XML
8 20 (14.39%) E-Commerce
9 19 (13.67%) COBOL
9 19 (13.67%) SC Cleared
9 19 (13.67%) Analytics
9 19 (13.67%) Oracle Database
10 18 (12.95%) WebSphere MQ
11 17 (12.23%) WebSphere Application Server
11 17 (12.23%) Mainframe
11 17 (12.23%) Retail
12 13 (9.35%) Windows
12 13 (9.35%) Tivoli
12 13 (9.35%) JCL
13 12 (8.63%) Internet
13 12 (8.63%) Data Modelling
13 12 (8.63%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (8.63%) Banking
14 11 (7.91%) ETL
14 11 (7.91%) JavaScript

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 47 (33.81%) WebSphere
2 17 (12.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (5.76%) MQSeries
4 7 (5.04%) Apache Pig
4 7 (5.04%) CICS
5 5 (3.60%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.88%) FileNet
7 3 (2.16%) IIS
8 2 (1.44%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.72%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.72%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.72%) Confluence
9 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.72%) Apache
9 1 (0.72%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.72%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.72%) CMS
9 1 (0.72%) SAP Web AS
9 1 (0.72%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) SPSS
2 2 (1.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) AWD
1 3 (2.16%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.44%) Staffware
2 2 (1.44%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.72%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.72%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.72%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.72%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.63%) Internet
2 3 (2.16%) Network Security
2 3 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (2.16%) SAN
2 3 (2.16%) ATM
2 3 (2.16%) Firewall
3 2 (1.44%) Intranet
3 2 (1.44%) FTP
4 1 (0.72%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.72%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (0.72%) VLAN
4 1 (0.72%) S/MIME
4 1 (0.72%) DNS
4 1 (0.72%) SSL
4 1 (0.72%) HTTP
4 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.72%) VPN
4 1 (0.72%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.72%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.83%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.67%) Oracle Database
3 9 (6.47%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (5.76%) Big Data
4 8 (5.76%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.04%) HBase
5 7 (5.04%) Apache Hive
5 7 (5.04%) Hadoop
5 7 (5.04%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.32%) Couchbase
7 5 (3.60%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.60%) DataStage
8 4 (2.88%) PowerCenter
8 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (2.88%) QlikView
9 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.44%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.16%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.16%) Ant
2 3 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (2.16%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.44%) ERwin
3 2 (1.44%) Toad
3 2 (1.44%) Rational Rose
3 2 (1.44%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.44%) Selenium
3 2 (1.44%) JIRA
4 1 (0.72%) Gradle
4 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.72%) Hudson
4 1 (0.72%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (0.72%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.72%) MyEclipse
4 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.72%) JUnit
General
1 40 (28.78%) Finance
2 17 (12.23%) Retail
3 12 (8.63%) Banking
4 6 (4.32%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.16%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.44%) Games
7 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (28.78%) Developer
2 32 (23.02%) Analyst
3 20 (14.39%) Architect
4 17 (12.23%) DBA
5 15 (10.79%) Administrator
6 13 (9.35%) Consultant
7 12 (8.63%) DB2 DBA
7 12 (8.63%) Technical Analyst
8 10 (7.19%) Technical Architect
9 7 (5.04%) Programmer
10 6 (4.32%) Analyst Programmer
11 5 (3.60%) DB2 Specialist
11 5 (3.60%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.60%) Applications Developer
11 5 (3.60%) Business Analyst
12 4 (2.88%) Systems Developer
12 4 (2.88%) Senior Technical Architect
12 4 (2.88%) Tester
12 4 (2.88%) Test Analyst
12 4 (2.88%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.39%) XML
2 18 (12.95%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (7.91%) J2EE
4 10 (7.19%) HTML
5 9 (6.47%) XSLT
6 7 (5.04%) CSS
7 6 (4.32%) JDBC
7 6 (4.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 5 (3.60%) Natural Language Processing
8 5 (3.60%) .NET
8 5 (3.60%) Spring
9 4 (2.88%) Middleware
9 4 (2.88%) JSP
9 4 (2.88%) ISPF
9 4 (2.88%) Java EE
9 4 (2.88%) Ajax
10 3 (2.16%) jQuery
10 3 (2.16%) Web Services
11 2 (1.44%) SAP Basis
11 2 (1.44%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.23%) Mainframe
2 11 (7.91%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (5.76%) Open Source
4 7 (5.04%) iSeries
5 5 (3.60%) DataPower
5 5 (3.60%) Clustering
6 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.88%) SWIFT
7 3 (2.16%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (2.16%) Credit Risk
7 3 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.16%) VSAM
8 2 (1.44%) EMC Centera
8 2 (1.44%) AS400
8 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.44%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.72%) Wiki
9 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.72%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.72%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 40 (28.78%) UNIX
2 29 (20.86%) Linux
3 20 (14.39%) AIX
4 13 (9.35%) Windows
5 7 (5.04%) Solaris
6 2 (1.44%) VMS
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.72%) HPUX
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.72%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.39%) E-Commerce
2 19 (13.67%) Analytics
3 12 (8.63%) Data Modelling
3 12 (8.63%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (7.91%) ETL
5 9 (6.47%) ITIL
6 8 (5.76%) OO
6 8 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (5.04%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (5.04%) Business Analysis
7 7 (5.04%) OOP
7 7 (5.04%) Project Management
7 7 (5.04%) Migration
7 7 (5.04%) Data Security
7 7 (5.04%) TOGAF
8 6 (4.32%) Project Planning
8 6 (4.32%) Problem Management
8 6 (4.32%) System Testing
8 6 (4.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 48 (34.53%) SQL
2 40 (28.78%) Java
3 19 (13.67%) COBOL
4 13 (9.35%) JCL
5 11 (7.91%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.76%) Python
6 8 (5.76%) Perl
6 8 (5.76%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.32%) R
8 5 (3.60%) C
9 4 (2.88%) REXX
9 4 (2.88%) RPG
9 4 (2.88%) RPG IV
10 3 (2.16%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.16%) VB
10 3 (2.16%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.16%) C#
10 3 (2.16%) C++
11 2 (1.44%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (17.27%) Security Cleared
2 19 (13.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.88%) IBM Certification
4 2 (1.44%) ISEB
4 2 (1.44%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.72%) Degree
5 1 (0.72%) CISSP
5 1 (0.72%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) QA
2 3 (2.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (9.35%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (2.88%) MAINVIEW
2 4 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.44%) Control-M
4 1 (0.72%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.72%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.72%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 46 (33.09%) Oracle
1 46 (33.09%) IBM
2 9 (6.47%) Sybase
3 6 (4.32%) RedPrairie
3 6 (4.32%) RapidMiner
3 6 (4.32%) Tableau
3 6 (4.32%) Cloudera
4 5 (3.60%) Cognos
5 4 (2.88%) BMC
5 4 (2.88%) Informatica
5 4 (2.88%) JDA
6 3 (2.16%) Endeca
6 3 (2.16%) Google
6 3 (2.16%) Coremetrics
6 3 (2.16%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.16%) Cisco
6 3 (2.16%) Kofax
6 3 (2.16%) ReadSoft
7 2 (1.44%) ILOG
7 2 (1.44%) Remedy