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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 84 41 57
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +16
Contract jobs citing DB2 3 27 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% 2.63% 0.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.32% 16.27% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 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 £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.72%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
227 166 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.97% 16.20% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 69 74
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 £250 £265 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £28.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.06% +41.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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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 1 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 16 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 15 (62.50%) Finance
3 14 (58.33%) Oracle
4 13 (54.17%) AIX
4 13 (54.17%) CICS
5 12 (50.00%) Linux
6 11 (45.83%) UNIX
6 11 (45.83%) IBM
6 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
6 11 (45.83%) WebSphere
7 10 (41.67%) Replication
7 10 (41.67%) Banking
7 10 (41.67%) SAN
8 9 (37.50%) EMC
8 9 (37.50%) zOS
8 9 (37.50%) Windows
8 9 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
8 9 (37.50%) NAS
8 9 (37.50%) SRDF
9 4 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (16.67%) Network Design
9 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
9 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 4 (16.67%) COBOL
9 4 (16.67%) Middleware
9 4 (16.67%) Financial Institution
9 4 (16.67%) Firewall
10 3 (12.50%) JCL
10 3 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (12.50%) SQL

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 13 (54.17%) CICS
2 11 (45.83%) WebSphere
3 3 (12.50%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) SAN
2 9 (37.50%) NAS
3 4 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) MPLS
5 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) ClearQuest
1 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
1 1 (4.17%) JUnit
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) Banking
3 4 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Designer
2 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Designer
3 4 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) DBA
6 1 (4.17%) Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Mainframe Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.17%) JMS
2 1 (4.17%) J2SE
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) HTML5
2 1 (4.17%) CSS3
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 10 (41.67%) Replication
3 9 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (8.33%) LPAR
4 2 (8.33%) HACMP
5 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) AIX
2 12 (50.00%) Linux
3 11 (45.83%) UNIX
4 9 (37.50%) zOS
4 9 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Network Design
2 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.17%) Scrum
3 1 (4.17%) Validation
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Workflow
3 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.17%) Data Mapping
3 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.17%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) COBOL
2 3 (12.50%) JCL
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) VBA
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) SRDF
2 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.17%) Legato
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 11 (45.83%) IBM
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 9 (37.50%) EMC
4 1 (4.17%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.17%) CA
4 1 (4.17%) Informatica
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) JBoss
4 1 (4.17%) Sybase
4 1 (4.17%) Teradata
4 1 (4.17%) VMware