The table below looks at the statistics for the Mainframe DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mainframe DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframe Database Administrator
Rank 588 557 544
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Mainframe DBA 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.013% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.013% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
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£350 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48343 44497 46623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.69% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30757 27460 26825
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1984 1944 2328
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Mainframe DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mainframe DBA in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Mainframe DBA Jobs Demand Trend in England

Mainframe DBA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Mainframe DBA Daily Rate Trend in England

Mainframe DBA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe DBA within the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
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Mainframe DBA
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Mainframe DBA
Top 13 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Mainframe DBA in their job title 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 with Mainframe DBA in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) zOS
2 1 (50.00%) MAINVIEW

Mainframe DBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Mainframe DBA in their job title 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 with Mainframe DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) BMC
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