If you haven't yet upgraded your skills to DB2 V9, here is some incentive for you:
DB2 V8.2 goes out of service very soon! Meaning that if your company hasn't yet upgraded to V9, they are likely planning a move soon. Make sure your skills match the product you are using or about to use.
It is easier than you think to learn DB2 9. There are so many training resources available to suit just about anyone's needs, including travel-free learning, games to make it fun to learn, and books: