The table below looks at the statistics for the DB2 DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DB2 Database Administrator
Rank 136 125 133
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs requiring a DB2 DBA 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.062% 0.14% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.15% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £379 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £380 £350
% change year-on-year
- +8.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2998 2581 2743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.22% 90.94% 90.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 1291 1392
Average daily rate £350 £338 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 186 213
Average hourly rate £15.72 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £42.24 £45.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

DB2 DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DB2 DBA in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DB2 DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DB2 DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DB2 DBA across the North West region.

DB2 DBA Daily Rate Trend in the North West

DB2 DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited DB2 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 DB2 DBA in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) DB2
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) ERwin
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) OLAP
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Sybase
3 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (42.86%) Sybase ASE
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (42.86%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Database Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Perforce
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Database Security
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
5 1 (14.29%) DNA
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Migration

DB2 DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited DB2 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 DB2 DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) DB2
2 3 (42.86%) OLAP
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (42.86%) Sybase ASE
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) ERwin
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Database Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Database Security
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) DNA
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Sybase
2 2 (28.57%) Perforce
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) SAP