The table below looks at the statistics for the DB2 DBA role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DB2 Database Administrator
Rank 551 544 523
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Contract jobs requiring a DB2 DBA 27 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.059% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.064% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £390 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £445 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - -

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
50025 48432 42510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.39% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 30372 29064 24408
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1969 2003 2177
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

DB2 DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 30 March 2015.

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 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -18 26 £450 +12.50% 3
London +10 9 £675 +31.70% 1
South East -32 4 £250 -37.50%
Berkshire - 3 £250 -
Scotland -9 1 £450 - 1
Basingstoke -10 1 - -
Hampshire -23 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1

DB2 DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 41 (100.00%) DB2
2 11 (26.83%) SQL
3 10 (24.39%) BMC
3 10 (24.39%) Banking
3 10 (24.39%) Mainframe
4 8 (19.51%) Change Management
4 8 (19.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (19.51%) Data Modelling
4 8 (19.51%) COBOL
4 8 (19.51%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (17.07%) UNIX
6 6 (14.63%) Linux
6 6 (14.63%) CICS
7 5 (12.20%) Windows
7 5 (12.20%) zOS
8 4 (9.76%) MAINVIEW
8 4 (9.76%) AIX
8 4 (9.76%) REXX
8 4 (9.76%) ETL
9 3 (7.32%) Cognos
9 3 (7.32%) IBM
9 3 (7.32%) SAP
9 3 (7.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.32%) Replication
9 3 (7.32%) SAP Basis
9 3 (7.32%) DB2 UDB
9 3 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (4.88%) SELCOPY

DB2 DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (14.63%) CICS
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (100.00%) DB2
2 3 (7.32%) DB2 UDB
3 2 (4.88%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.44%) OLAP
4 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.44%) OLTP
4 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.44%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) CA Gen
2 1 (2.44%) ERwin
General
1 10 (24.39%) Banking
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) SAP Basis
2 1 (2.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Mainframe
2 3 (7.32%) Replication
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) FMCG
4 1 (2.44%) HACMP
4 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) UNIX
2 6 (14.63%) Linux
3 5 (12.20%) zOS
3 5 (12.20%) Windows
4 4 (9.76%) AIX
5 2 (4.88%) MVS
6 1 (2.44%) OS/390
6 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Data Modelling
1 8 (19.51%) Change Management
1 8 (19.51%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (19.51%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (9.76%) ETL
3 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.88%) Migration
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.44%) High Availability
5 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.44%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (2.44%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) COBOL
3 4 (9.76%) REXX
4 2 (4.88%) JCL
4 2 (4.88%) Assembly Language
4 2 (4.88%) SELCOPY
5 1 (2.44%) Perl
5 1 (2.44%) AWK
5 1 (2.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) MAINVIEW
2 3 (7.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (4.88%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) BMC
2 3 (7.32%) SAP
2 3 (7.32%) Cognos
2 3 (7.32%) IBM
3 2 (4.88%) CA
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Sybase
4 1 (2.44%) NetApp
4 1 (2.44%) Remedy
4 1 (2.44%) Perforce
4 1 (2.44%) Teradata
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft