The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had DB2 DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2 Database Administrator
Rank 640 600 585
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -15
Contract jobs requiring a DB2 DBA 21 42 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.074% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.078% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 18
Median daily rate £420 £351 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.75% -24.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £445 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £351 £475
% change year-on-year
+13.76% -26.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51181 53984 51041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33252 34149 30933
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1553 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

DB2 DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured DB2 DBA in the job title.

DB2 DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DB2 DBA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DB2 DBA within the UK.

DB2 DBA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DB2 DBA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

DB2 DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DB2 DBA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DB2 DBA within the UK.

DB2 DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DB2 DBA
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -24 13 £410 +5.80% 1
Scotland +3 8 £463 +26.71%
North West +3 6 £338 -3.57%
Edinburgh -3 6 £463 +26.71%
East of England +20 2 £500 +17.64%
London -5 2 £450 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £440 -
Pudsey - 2 £440 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £440 -
Manchester - 2 £410 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £350 -
North East - 1 £350 -
Basildon - 1 - -
Blackpool - 1 £388 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £350 -
Lancashire - 1 £388 -
Essex - 1 - -
East Anglia - 1 £500 -

DB2 DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, DB2 DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring DB2 DBA in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) DB2
2 18 (43.90%) zOS
2 18 (43.90%) Mainframe
3 17 (41.46%) IBM
4 13 (31.71%) REXX
5 10 (24.39%) SQL
5 10 (24.39%) Finance
6 8 (19.51%) Banking
7 7 (17.07%) RACF
7 7 (17.07%) CA
8 6 (14.63%) Replication
9 5 (12.20%) Oracle
9 5 (12.20%) Java
9 5 (12.20%) Unix
9 5 (12.20%) Time Sharing Option
9 5 (12.20%) WebSphere
9 5 (12.20%) OMEGAMON
10 4 (9.76%) Linux
10 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling
10 4 (9.76%) BMC
10 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (9.76%) Migration
11 3 (7.32%) CICS
11 3 (7.32%) OS/2
11 3 (7.32%) Windows
11 3 (7.32%) C++
11 3 (7.32%) COBOL
11 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
11 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
11 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills

DB2 DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.20%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.32%) CICS
3 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (100.00%) DB2
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.88%) DB2 UDB
3 2 (4.88%) Ingres
3 2 (4.88%) OLTP
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.88%) Law
5 1 (2.44%) Automotive
5 1 (2.44%) Electronics
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (43.90%) Mainframe
2 6 (14.63%) Replication
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.88%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) zOS
2 5 (12.20%) Unix
3 4 (9.76%) Linux
4 3 (7.32%) OS/2
4 3 (7.32%) Windows
5 1 (2.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling
1 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (9.76%) Migration
2 2 (4.88%) Data Architecture
2 2 (4.88%) Database Security
2 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
2 2 (4.88%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (4.88%) Time Management
3 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (2.44%) Data Migration
3 1 (2.44%) Database Optimisation
3 1 (2.44%) High Availability
3 1 (2.44%) Information Security
3 1 (2.44%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing Engineering
3 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
3 1 (2.44%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) REXX
2 10 (24.39%) SQL
3 5 (12.20%) Java
4 3 (7.32%) C++
4 3 (7.32%) COBOL
5 2 (4.88%) C
6 1 (2.44%) JCL
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) RACF
2 5 (12.20%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (4.88%) Control-M
3 1 (2.44%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.44%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) IBM
2 7 (17.07%) CA
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle
4 4 (9.76%) BMC
5 1 (2.44%) Pega
5 1 (2.44%) SAP