The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 36 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing DB2 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.55% 0.88% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.09% 4.88% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£410 £394 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% -1.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £145.00 £27.00 £32.57
% change year-on-year
+437.03% -17.08%
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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 Warwickshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
66 41 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 17.05% 17.98% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 18 38
Average daily rate £325 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £407 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% -10.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 6 (75.00%) CICS
2 5 (62.50%) CA
2 5 (62.50%) Mainframe
3 3 (37.50%) BMC
3 3 (37.50%) zOS
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) Sybase
3 3 (37.50%) EJB
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Informix
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (37.50%) ATM
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) VoIP
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) JavaBeans
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
3 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (37.50%) TPMS

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 6 (75.00%) CICS
2 3 (37.50%) TPMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) ATM
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) VoIP
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) Informix
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Architect
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (37.50%) Mainframe Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) EJB
1 3 (37.50%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Mainframe
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) zOS
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Vista
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) HPUX
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
1 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
1 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISSAP
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) CA
2 3 (37.50%) BMC
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Sybase
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) VMware