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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2 Database Administrator
Rank 618 580 594
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +14
Contract jobs requiring a DB2 DBA 25 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.055% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.058% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 10
Median daily rate £388 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -19.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £345 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £438
% change year-on-year
+10.63% -19.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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 16 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 31 May 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 -19 15 £338 -3.57% 1
Scotland -7 10 £463 -
Edinburgh -7 9 £463 -
North West -17 8 £338 -3.57%
East of England +7 5 £300 -18.91%
Essex 0 5 £300 -18.91%
Brentwood +5 2 - -
Yorkshire 0 2 £377 -
Liverpool -4 2 £315 -10.00%
Merseyside -13 2 £315 -10.00%
Cheshire - 2 £375 -
Basildon - 2 - -
West Yorkshire +3 1 £430 -
Manchester - 1 £400 -
Knutsford - 1 £375 -
Pudsey - 1 £430 -

DB2 DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 42 (100.00%) DB2
2 18 (42.86%) IBM
3 15 (35.71%) zOS
3 15 (35.71%) Mainframe
4 12 (28.57%) REXX
5 11 (26.19%) SQL
6 10 (23.81%) Linux
7 9 (21.43%) AIX
7 9 (21.43%) Finance
8 8 (19.05%) Banking
9 7 (16.67%) RACF
10 5 (11.90%) Unix
10 5 (11.90%) Java
10 5 (11.90%) Replication
10 5 (11.90%) OMEGAMON
10 5 (11.90%) Time Sharing Option
11 4 (9.52%) Hadoop
11 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared
11 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
11 4 (9.52%) Neo4j
11 4 (9.52%) Change Data Capture
11 4 (9.52%) IBM InfoSphere
11 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (9.52%) XML
11 4 (9.52%) ClearCase
11 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
11 4 (9.52%) Middleware
11 4 (9.52%) ClearQuest
11 4 (9.52%) Red Hat

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 4 (9.52%) CICS
2 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (100.00%) DB2
2 4 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 4 (9.52%) IBM InfoSphere
2 4 (9.52%) Neo4j
3 2 (4.76%) OLTP
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) ClearCase
1 4 (9.52%) ClearQuest
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Middleware
1 4 (9.52%) XML
2 2 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Mainframe
2 5 (11.90%) Replication
3 4 (9.52%) HACMP
4 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.38%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) zOS
2 10 (23.81%) Linux
3 9 (21.43%) AIX
4 5 (11.90%) Unix
5 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.14%) OS/2
7 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.52%) Change Data Capture
1 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
1 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (4.76%) Data Architecture
2 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (4.76%) Time Management
3 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
3 1 (2.38%) Data Migration
3 1 (2.38%) Database Optimisation
3 1 (2.38%) High Availability
3 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.38%) Information Security
3 1 (2.38%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing Engineering
3 1 (2.38%) Migration
3 1 (2.38%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
3 1 (2.38%) SDLC
3 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) REXX
2 11 (26.19%) SQL
3 5 (11.90%) Java
4 3 (7.14%) C++
4 3 (7.14%) COBOL
5 2 (4.76%) C
6 1 (2.38%) JCL
6 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) RACF
2 5 (11.90%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (2.38%) Control-M
2 1 (2.38%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.38%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) IBM
2 4 (9.52%) BMC
2 4 (9.52%) CA
2 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Pega