The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 75 29 56
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +27
Contract jobs citing DB2 3 42 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.25% 3.80% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.40% 22.83% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 23 2
Average daily rate
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£410 £374 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% +43.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £305 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £450 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
215 184 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.24% 16.67% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 71 60
Average daily rate £355 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.07% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.90 £17.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £21.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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 13 (72.22%) Oracle
2 12 (66.67%) AIX
3 11 (61.11%) Mainframe
3 11 (61.11%) Finance
3 11 (61.11%) WebSphere
4 10 (55.56%) Linux
4 10 (55.56%) IBM
4 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 9 (50.00%) SAN
5 9 (50.00%) CICS
5 9 (50.00%) zOS
5 9 (50.00%) UNIX
5 9 (50.00%) Replication
6 8 (44.44%) EMC
6 8 (44.44%) Windows
6 8 (44.44%) IBM Mainframe
6 8 (44.44%) NAS
6 8 (44.44%) SRDF
7 5 (27.78%) Banking
8 4 (22.22%) Network Design
8 4 (22.22%) Middleware
8 4 (22.22%) Financial Institution
8 4 (22.22%) Firewall
8 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (16.67%) SQL
10 2 (11.11%) HACMP
10 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (61.11%) WebSphere
2 9 (50.00%) CICS
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) SAN
2 8 (44.44%) NAS
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) SMS
5 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) SNA
5 1 (5.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
1 1 (5.56%) ClearQuest
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 4 (22.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Designer
2 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Designer
3 3 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) ISPF
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) CSS3
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Mainframe
2 9 (50.00%) Replication
3 8 (44.44%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (11.11%) LPAR
4 2 (11.11%) HACMP
5 1 (5.56%) VSAM
5 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) AIX
2 10 (55.56%) Linux
3 9 (50.00%) zOS
3 9 (50.00%) UNIX
4 8 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Network Design
2 1 (5.56%) Workflow Management
2 1 (5.56%) Data Mapping
2 1 (5.56%) Data Architecture
2 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.56%) Workflow
2 1 (5.56%) Validation
2 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) REXX
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) SRDF
2 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (5.56%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.56%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (5.56%) Legato
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle
2 10 (55.56%) IBM
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica
4 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Teradata
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) JBoss