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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 69 29 61
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +32
Contract jobs citing DB2 6 48 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.50% 4.31% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.53% 23.53% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 24 2
Average daily rate
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£298 £400 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.62% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £455 £268
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 £50.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -25.00%
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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
237 204 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.90% 18.33% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 88 54
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.86% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 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 £32.50 £17.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £21.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.22%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 (68.42%) Mainframe
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 12 (63.16%) CICS
2 12 (63.16%) WebSphere
3 11 (57.89%) zOS
3 11 (57.89%) IBM
3 11 (57.89%) AIX
4 10 (52.63%) Linux
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
5 9 (47.37%) SAN
5 9 (47.37%) Replication
6 8 (42.11%) EMC
6 8 (42.11%) UNIX
6 8 (42.11%) Windows
6 8 (42.11%) IBM Mainframe
6 8 (42.11%) NAS
6 8 (42.11%) SRDF
7 5 (26.32%) Banking
8 4 (21.05%) Financial Institution
8 4 (21.05%) Network Design
8 4 (21.05%) Middleware
8 4 (21.05%) Firewall
8 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
8 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (15.79%) REXX
10 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (10.53%) MVS

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 12 (63.16%) CICS
1 12 (63.16%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) SAN
2 8 (42.11%) NAS
3 4 (21.05%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) SMS
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) SNA
4 1 (5.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) ClearCase
1 1 (5.26%) ClearQuest
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Designer
2 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Designer
3 3 (15.79%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Environment Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) CSS3
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.26%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Mainframe
2 9 (47.37%) Replication
3 8 (42.11%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) LPAR
4 1 (5.26%) HACMP
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) zOS
1 11 (57.89%) AIX
2 10 (52.63%) Linux
3 8 (42.11%) UNIX
3 8 (42.11%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Network Design
2 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Line Management
3 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Scrum
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Workflow Management
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) REXX
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) JCL
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) SRDF
2 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (5.26%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.26%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (5.26%) Legato
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 11 (57.89%) IBM
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) JBoss
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) TIBCO