The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 129 112 118
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing DB2 13 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.53% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.85% 2.13% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 2
Average daily rate
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£463 £378 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.51% -0.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £306 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £458 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £20.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+97.50% -23.80%
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 West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
701 705 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.11% 24.69% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 422 356
Average daily rate £375 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £13.99 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.75 £38.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 March 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
Wiltshire -2 3 £350 -12.50% 1
Somerset -3 3 £498 -
Bristol - 3 £413 - 1
Dorset - 2 £480 - 3
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 19 (63.33%) Oracle
1 19 (63.33%) UNIX
2 18 (60.00%) Windows
3 15 (50.00%) IBM
4 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (40.00%) SQL
5 11 (36.67%) SAP
5 11 (36.67%) Finance
6 10 (33.33%) Java
7 8 (26.67%) Sun
7 8 (26.67%) TOGAF
8 7 (23.33%) Retail
8 7 (23.33%) zOS
8 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
9 6 (20.00%) Data Architecture
9 6 (20.00%) Process Improvement
9 6 (20.00%) C#
9 6 (20.00%) Delphi
9 6 (20.00%) Linux
9 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (20.00%) Mainframe
9 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (16.67%) AIX
10 5 (16.67%) COBOL
10 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (16.67%) SAS
10 5 (16.67%) IT Governance
11 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
11 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
11 4 (13.33%) .NET

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (16.67%) SAS
3 1 (3.33%) CICS
3 1 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.33%) SAP MDM
2 1 (3.33%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) MPLS
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) MySQL
4 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.67%) Adabas
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Big Data
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) ERwin
1 2 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Electronics
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Architect
2 8 (26.67%) Technical Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Data Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Mainframe Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.67%) IT Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Data Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
5 1 (3.33%) Mainframe Programmer
5 1 (3.33%) Natural/Adabas Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) J2EE
2 3 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (10.00%) Middleware
2 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) WCF
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (10.00%) Open Source
3 2 (6.67%) DTV
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.33%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.33%) FMCG
4 1 (3.33%) AS400
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) UNIX
2 18 (60.00%) Windows
3 7 (23.33%) zOS
4 6 (20.00%) Linux
5 5 (16.67%) AIX
6 2 (6.67%) Solaris
7 1 (3.33%) OS/400
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) TOGAF
2 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 6 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 5 (16.67%) IT Governance
4 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 3 (10.00%) SOA
5 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.67%) System Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) Information Management
6 2 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (20.00%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) Delphi
4 5 (16.67%) COBOL
5 3 (10.00%) JCL
5 3 (10.00%) Jython
5 3 (10.00%) Korn
6 2 (6.67%) NATURAL
6 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) RPG
7 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.33%) VB
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
1 1 (3.33%) ISO 14001
1 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.33%) XenApp
1 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Oracle
2 15 (50.00%) IBM
3 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (36.67%) SAP
5 8 (26.67%) Sun
6 3 (10.00%) Netezza
7 2 (6.67%) DataFlux
7 2 (6.67%) Talend
7 2 (6.67%) Hortonworks
7 2 (6.67%) Siebel
7 2 (6.67%) Informatica
7 2 (6.67%) Embarcadero
7 2 (6.67%) Ab Initio
7 2 (6.67%) VMware
7 2 (6.67%) Teradata
8 1 (3.33%) Brocade
8 1 (3.33%) AppSense
8 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.33%) Micro Focus
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco