The first table below looks at the demand for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 14 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 Edinburgh 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 75 37 57
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +20
Contract jobs citing DB2 8 29 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.64% 2.94% 0.30%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.76% 15.93% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £374 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.32% +43.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.16% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -28.57%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
213 182 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.99% 18.42% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 78 66
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £264 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £18.50 £28.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.54% -35.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%
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DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 17 (65.38%) Mainframe
2 16 (61.54%) Finance
3 14 (53.85%) CICS
4 13 (50.00%) Oracle
5 12 (46.15%) AIX
6 11 (42.31%) Linux
6 11 (42.31%) IBM
6 11 (42.31%) zOS
7 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 10 (38.46%) UNIX
7 10 (38.46%) WebSphere
8 9 (34.62%) Replication
8 9 (34.62%) Banking
8 9 (34.62%) SAN
9 8 (30.77%) EMC
9 8 (30.77%) Windows
9 8 (30.77%) IBM Mainframe
9 8 (30.77%) NAS
9 8 (30.77%) SRDF
10 5 (19.23%) COBOL
11 4 (15.38%) JCL
11 4 (15.38%) Financial Institution
12 3 (11.54%) Firewall
12 3 (11.54%) Middleware
12 3 (11.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (11.54%) SQL
12 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
12 3 (11.54%) MQSeries
12 3 (11.54%) Network Design
12 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 14 (53.85%) CICS
2 10 (38.46%) WebSphere
3 3 (11.54%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) SAN
2 8 (30.77%) NAS
3 3 (11.54%) Firewall
4 2 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JUnit
1 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.85%) ClearQuest
General
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Designer
2 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Designer
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) DBA
4 2 (7.69%) Storage Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) DB2 DBA
4 2 (7.69%) Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Mainframe Architect
5 1 (3.85%) CICS Systems Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) CICS Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) Spring
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (3.85%) HTML5
2 1 (3.85%) CSS3
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) J2EE
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) J2SE
2 1 (3.85%) JMS
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (65.38%) Mainframe
2 9 (34.62%) Replication
3 8 (30.77%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (7.69%) LPAR
4 2 (7.69%) HACMP
5 1 (3.85%) VSAM
5 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) AIX
2 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 11 (42.31%) zOS
3 10 (38.46%) UNIX
4 8 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Network Design
2 2 (7.69%) Migration
2 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.85%) Scrum
3 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.85%) Workflow Management
3 1 (3.85%) Data Mapping
3 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.85%) Workflow
3 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) COBOL
2 4 (15.38%) JCL
3 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) VBA
4 1 (3.85%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) SRDF
2 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.85%) Legato
2 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Oracle
2 11 (42.31%) IBM
3 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 8 (30.77%) EMC
5 2 (7.69%) CA
6 1 (3.85%) Informatica
6 1 (3.85%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.85%) VMware
6 1 (3.85%) Teradata
6 1 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Sybase
6 1 (3.85%) JBoss
6 1 (3.85%) BMC