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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 133 156 176
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +20
Contract jobs citing DB2 128 83 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.39% 0.91% 0.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.85% 4.91% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 45 36
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £286 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £603 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
- +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £24.38
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +23.07%
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
1868 1690 1559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.24% 18.60% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1160 972 834
Average daily rate £375 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 34 57
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £22.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +32.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.20 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 2 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 2 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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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 +28 55 £344 +1.85% 2
Berkshire +39 51 £400 - 4
Hampshire -12 13 £365 -23.15% 1
Surrey -7 4 £463 -18.14%
West Sussex -12 2 £300 -47.13% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £400 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 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 79 (42.02%) SQL
2 76 (40.43%) WebSphere
3 75 (39.89%) UNIX
4 72 (38.30%) IBM
5 62 (32.98%) Oracle
6 60 (31.91%) AIX
7 59 (31.38%) Java
8 51 (27.13%) Finance
8 51 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (24.47%) Linux
10 44 (23.40%) XML
11 42 (22.34%) Windows
12 40 (21.28%) HTML
13 33 (17.55%) Analytical Skills
14 31 (16.49%) WebSphere MQ
15 28 (14.89%) SOAP
16 26 (13.83%) DB2 UDB
17 25 (13.30%) MS Excel
17 25 (13.30%) SQL Server
17 25 (13.30%) Retail
18 24 (12.77%) WebSphere Application Server
18 24 (12.77%) E-Commerce
18 24 (12.77%) Solaris
19 23 (12.23%) Mainframe
20 22 (11.70%) Clustering
20 22 (11.70%) DataPower
21 21 (11.17%) Management Information System
21 21 (11.17%) JavaScript
22 20 (10.64%) .NET
22 20 (10.64%) VB

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 76 (40.43%) WebSphere
2 24 (12.77%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (5.32%) Apache
4 8 (4.26%) MQSeries
5 7 (3.72%) JBoss
6 6 (3.19%) MS Exchange
6 6 (3.19%) SAS
7 5 (2.66%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.66%) Commerce Server
7 5 (2.66%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.60%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.60%) IIS
10 2 (1.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (1.06%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.53%) CICS
11 1 (0.53%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.53%) GlassFish
Applications
1 25 (13.30%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.98%) MS Office
3 2 (1.06%) SPSS
4 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.79%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (3.19%) Maximo
3 4 (2.13%) Fredhopper
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.06%) BusinessWare
5 1 (0.53%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.66%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.60%) SaaS
3 2 (1.06%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.04%) LDAP
2 14 (7.45%) HTTP
3 7 (3.72%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.72%) SAN
4 6 (3.19%) Internet
5 4 (2.13%) SSL
6 3 (1.60%) Intranet
6 3 (1.60%) Firewall
6 3 (1.60%) Kerberos
6 3 (1.60%) WAN
6 3 (1.60%) FTP
6 3 (1.60%) LAN
7 2 (1.06%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.53%) SSH
8 1 (0.53%) SMS
8 1 (0.53%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.83%) DB2 UDB
2 25 (13.30%) SQL Server
3 17 (9.04%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (7.98%) Relational Database
5 13 (6.91%) Big Data
6 11 (5.85%) MySQL
7 9 (4.79%) RDBMS
8 8 (4.26%) DbVisualizer
8 8 (4.26%) Oracle Database
9 7 (3.72%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (2.66%) SAP BW
10 5 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.66%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (2.66%) SAP Data Services
10 5 (2.66%) SAP HANA
10 5 (2.66%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.66%) Hadoop
11 4 (2.13%) IBM InfoSphere
11 4 (2.13%) DataStage
12 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.79%) LoadRunner
2 8 (4.26%) Selenium
3 6 (3.19%) Subversion
3 6 (3.19%) JIRA
4 5 (2.66%) SoapUI
4 5 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.66%) HP UFT
5 4 (2.13%) XMLSpy
5 4 (2.13%) JUnit
5 4 (2.13%) TestComplete
6 3 (1.60%) Ant
6 3 (1.60%) JBehave
6 3 (1.60%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.06%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.06%) Maven
8 1 (0.53%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.53%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.53%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
General
1 51 (27.13%) Finance
2 25 (13.30%) Retail
3 17 (9.04%) Banking
4 5 (2.66%) Spanish Language
4 5 (2.66%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.06%) Legal
5 2 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Games
6 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 51 (27.13%) Analyst
2 45 (23.94%) Developer
3 17 (9.04%) Architect
4 16 (8.51%) Administrator
5 15 (7.98%) Test Analyst
5 15 (7.98%) DBA
6 13 (6.91%) Security Analyst
7 11 (5.85%) DB2 DBA
8 10 (5.32%) IT Security Analyst
8 10 (5.32%) Ab Initio Developer
8 10 (5.32%) Consultant
9 9 (4.79%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.79%) Technical Architect
9 9 (4.79%) Programmer
9 9 (4.79%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
10 8 (4.26%) WebSphere Developer
10 8 (4.26%) Tester
11 6 (3.19%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.19%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (2.66%) webMethods Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (23.40%) XML
2 40 (21.28%) HTML
3 31 (16.49%) WebSphere MQ
4 28 (14.89%) SOAP
5 20 (10.64%) .NET
5 20 (10.64%) JMS
6 18 (9.57%) J2EE
7 17 (9.04%) Middleware
8 12 (6.38%) CSS
9 9 (4.79%) Web Services
9 9 (4.79%) WSDL
9 9 (4.79%) JSON
10 8 (4.26%) TIBCO EMS
10 8 (4.26%) Flash
11 7 (3.72%) Spring
11 7 (3.72%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 6 (3.19%) RESTful
13 5 (2.66%) Ajax
13 5 (2.66%) XSD
14 4 (2.13%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.55%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (12.23%) Mainframe
3 22 (11.70%) Clustering
3 22 (11.70%) DataPower
4 21 (11.17%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.32%) iSeries
6 9 (4.79%) AS400
7 6 (3.19%) HP Storage
8 4 (2.13%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (1.60%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.60%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.60%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.60%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.60%) IVR
10 2 (1.06%) Cryptography
10 2 (1.06%) VSAM
10 2 (1.06%) SecurID
10 2 (1.06%) Web 2.0
10 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 75 (39.89%) UNIX
2 60 (31.91%) AIX
3 46 (24.47%) Linux
4 42 (22.34%) Windows
5 24 (12.77%) Solaris
6 8 (4.26%) zOS
7 6 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.60%) Android
8 3 (1.60%) MVS
9 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (27.13%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (12.77%) E-Commerce
3 19 (10.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (10.11%) High Availability
4 17 (9.04%) ITIL
4 17 (9.04%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (9.04%) Technical Analysis
5 16 (8.51%) ETL
6 14 (7.45%) Automated Testing
6 14 (7.45%) Mentoring
7 13 (6.91%) Project Management
8 12 (6.38%) Security Management
8 12 (6.38%) System Testing
8 12 (6.38%) Data Protection
9 11 (5.85%) Migration
9 11 (5.85%) Information Security
9 11 (5.85%) Low Latency
10 10 (5.32%) Configuration Management
10 10 (5.32%) SOA
11 9 (4.79%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 79 (42.02%) SQL
2 59 (31.38%) Java
3 21 (11.17%) JavaScript
4 20 (10.64%) VB
5 16 (8.51%) Shell Script
6 15 (7.98%) PowerShell
7 12 (6.38%) Python
8 11 (5.85%) JCL
8 11 (5.85%) COBOL
9 9 (4.79%) Korn
9 9 (4.79%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.66%) ABAP
11 4 (2.13%) Perl
11 4 (2.13%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.13%) C
11 4 (2.13%) C#
11 4 (2.13%) REXX
12 3 (1.60%) R
12 3 (1.60%) C++
12 3 (1.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (6.38%) Degree
2 11 (5.85%) CISSP
3 9 (4.79%) IBM Certification
4 7 (3.72%) ISEB
4 7 (3.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.66%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.98%) QA
2 12 (6.38%) SLA
3 3 (1.60%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.06%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (2.66%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.06%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.06%) RACF
4 1 (0.53%) Samba
4 1 (0.53%) Firmware
4 1 (0.53%) iptables
Systems Management
1 17 (9.04%) Tivoli
2 7 (3.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (3.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.60%) MAINVIEW
4 3 (1.60%) Control-M
5 2 (1.06%) CA Endevor
5 2 (1.06%) SCCM
5 2 (1.06%) SCOM
5 2 (1.06%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.06%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.06%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.53%) Ansible
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.53%) Cacti
6 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.53%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.53%) Nagios
6 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 72 (38.30%) IBM
2 62 (32.98%) Oracle
3 19 (10.11%) Ab Initio
4 16 (8.51%) Microsoft
5 14 (7.45%) SAP
5 14 (7.45%) VMware
6 13 (6.91%) Business Objects
7 12 (6.38%) HP
8 9 (4.79%) TIBCO
9 7 (3.72%) webMethods
9 7 (3.72%) Citrix
10 6 (3.19%) Google
11 5 (2.66%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.13%) Coremetrics
12 4 (2.13%) Software AG
12 4 (2.13%) CA
12 4 (2.13%) AppDynamics
13 3 (1.60%) Cloudera
13 3 (1.60%) Cyber-Ark
13 3 (1.60%) Teradata
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