The first table below looks at the demand for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the South West region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank - 100 114
Contract jobs citing DB2 0 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.38% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 1.81% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -22.61%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
592 442 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.96% 21.11% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 283 379
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £215 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £342 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.48% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 24
Average hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +86.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £24.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £132.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
DB2
England

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DB2 across the South West region.

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the South West region.

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

DB2
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 10 July 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
Bristol - - - -
Devon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
Wiltshire - - - - 2
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 5 (31.25%) MicroStrategy
4 5 (31.25%) Migration
5 4 (25.00%) Time Management
5 4 (25.00%) QA
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) LAN
6 3 (18.75%) WAN
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) UNIX
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
7 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 2 (12.50%) .NET
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (12.50%) COBOL
7 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
8 1 (6.25%) CICS
8 1 (6.25%) Informatica
8 1 (6.25%) PowerCenter

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (6.25%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) PowerCenter
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Microstrategy Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Data Modeller
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 5 (31.25%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) Time Management
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) BCP
6 1 (6.25%) Document Management
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
2 2 (12.50%) COBOL
3 1 (6.25%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (6.25%) Informatica