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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 132 106 113
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +7
Contract jobs citing DB2 12 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.56% 0.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.79% 2.26% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £393 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +9.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £317 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £455 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £398 £388
% change year-on-year
-11.94% +2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+64.58% -40.00%
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
671 620 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.43% 25.02% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 408 386
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £33.84 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+24.07% -10.00%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -13 4 £375 -6.25% 1
Bristol -6 3 £413 +9.27% 1
Dorset - 2 £480 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 30 (75.00%) UNIX
2 29 (72.50%) Oracle
3 25 (62.50%) Windows
4 21 (52.50%) SQL
5 19 (47.50%) IBM
6 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 15 (37.50%) SAP
8 14 (35.00%) Java
8 14 (35.00%) Finance
8 14 (35.00%) TOGAF
9 13 (32.50%) Sun
10 12 (30.00%) zOS
11 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (27.50%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (27.50%) Process Improvement
12 10 (25.00%) C#
12 10 (25.00%) Delphi
13 9 (22.50%) Retail
14 8 (20.00%) IT Governance
14 8 (20.00%) Mainframe
14 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (20.00%) SAS
14 8 (20.00%) Data Architecture
15 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
15 7 (17.50%) Open Source
16 6 (15.00%) Linux
17 5 (12.50%) PL/SQL
17 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
17 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
17 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 8 (20.00%) SAS
2 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.50%) Lync
3 1 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.50%) JBoss
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP MDM
1 1 (2.50%) Summit
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.50%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) SSL
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) MPLS
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.50%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) WAN
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.00%) Big Data
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.50%) MySQL
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.00%) Adabas
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) ERwin
2 1 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Architect
2 13 (32.50%) Technical Architect
3 8 (20.00%) Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) IT Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Mainframe Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.50%) AS400 Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Data Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Natural/Adabas Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Designer
8 1 (2.50%) Master Data Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (2.50%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
1 3 (7.50%) J2EE
1 3 (7.50%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (7.50%) Middleware
1 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
1 3 (7.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) WCF
2 1 (2.50%) SOAP
2 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (17.50%) Open Source
3 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (7.50%) AS400
6 2 (5.00%) Reference Data
6 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.50%) DTV
7 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (2.50%) SWIFT
7 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
7 1 (2.50%) iSeries
7 1 (2.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (75.00%) UNIX
2 25 (62.50%) Windows
3 12 (30.00%) zOS
4 6 (15.00%) Linux
5 4 (10.00%) AIX
6 2 (5.00%) Solaris
7 1 (2.50%) OS/400
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) TOGAF
2 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (27.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 11 (27.50%) Process Improvement
3 8 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 8 (20.00%) IT Governance
4 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 5 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 4 (10.00%) Project Management
6 3 (7.50%) Service Management
6 3 (7.50%) ITSM
6 3 (7.50%) SOA
6 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.50%) Information Assurance
6 3 (7.50%) Product Management
7 1 (2.50%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.50%) Change Control
7 1 (2.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) SQL
2 14 (35.00%) Java
3 10 (25.00%) C#
3 10 (25.00%) Delphi
4 5 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.00%) COBOL
6 3 (7.50%) RPG
6 3 (7.50%) Jython
6 3 (7.50%) Korn
7 2 (5.00%) NATURAL
7 2 (5.00%) JCL
7 2 (5.00%) RPG IV
7 2 (5.00%) C
8 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.50%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
1 1 (2.50%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.50%) XenApp
1 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
1 1 (2.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 29 (72.50%) Oracle
2 19 (47.50%) IBM
3 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (37.50%) SAP
5 13 (32.50%) Sun
6 5 (12.50%) VMware
6 5 (12.50%) Netezza
7 4 (10.00%) Greenplum
8 2 (5.00%) Siebel
9 1 (2.50%) Cisco
9 1 (2.50%) AppSense
9 1 (2.50%) Teradata
9 1 (2.50%) Brocade
9 1 (2.50%) Intel
9 1 (2.50%) Citrix
9 1 (2.50%) Genesys
9 1 (2.50%) Informatica
9 1 (2.50%) Embarcadero
9 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.50%) Micro Focus
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