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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 86 76 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -45
Contract jobs citing DB2 8 3 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.25% 3.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.43% 1.38% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 23
Average daily rate
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£365 £410 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.97% +9.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+116.66% +14.28%
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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
233 218 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.60% 18.49% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 114 73
Average daily rate £388 £364 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £229 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -63.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 31 August 2015, 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 18 (72.00%) zOS
2 17 (68.00%) Mainframe
3 15 (60.00%) CICS
4 12 (48.00%) Migration
5 11 (44.00%) CA
6 10 (40.00%) Banking
7 9 (36.00%) WebSphere
8 8 (32.00%) LPAR
8 8 (32.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (28.00%) IBM
10 5 (20.00%) JCL
10 5 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
11 4 (16.00%) CA Endevor
11 4 (16.00%) CA Wily
11 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Process Server
11 4 (16.00%) Jython
11 4 (16.00%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (16.00%) Introscope
11 4 (16.00%) REXX
11 4 (16.00%) COBOL
11 4 (16.00%) SQL
11 4 (16.00%) Windows
11 4 (16.00%) AIX
11 4 (16.00%) Solaris
11 4 (16.00%) Linux
12 3 (12.00%) Oracle
12 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
12 3 (12.00%) QA
12 3 (12.00%) IBM Mainframe
12 3 (12.00%) RACF

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 15 (60.00%) CICS
2 9 (36.00%) WebSphere
3 8 (32.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Introscope
General
1 10 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Administrator
2 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 6 (24.00%) DB2 DBA
3 6 (24.00%) DBA
4 4 (16.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) Server Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Mainframe Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Informatica Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (8.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) ISPF
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (68.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (32.00%) LPAR
3 3 (12.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) iSeries
4 1 (4.00%) AS400
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) zOS
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) AIX
2 4 (16.00%) Solaris
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) OS/2
4 1 (4.00%) UNIX
4 1 (4.00%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Migration
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) Change Management
2 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) SDLC
3 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.00%) ETL
3 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (4.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) JCL
2 4 (16.00%) Jython
2 4 (16.00%) COBOL
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) REXX
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) RPG
3 1 (4.00%) RPG IV
3 1 (4.00%) CLIST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) BS7799
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) RACF
2 2 (8.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (4.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) CA Endevor
1 4 (16.00%) CA Wily
2 2 (8.00%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (4.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) CA
2 7 (28.00%) IBM
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) BMC
4 1 (4.00%) Informatica
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