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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2 Database Administrator
Rank 604 577 535
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -42
Contract jobs requiring a DB2 DBA 24 32 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.062% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.066% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 20
Average daily rate £402 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.04% +0.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £307 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.68% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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
48598 48731 45782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.48% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31271 30416 27107
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1757 1902 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 21 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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -22 19 £408 +7.82% 3
South East +9 8 £413 +106.25%
London +7 7 £425 +12.24% 1
Scotland -5 5 £375 -16.66%
Hampshire - 4 £700 -
Edinburgh -8 3 - -
North West -29 3 £400 -11.22%
Glasgow +9 2 £375 -16.66%
Manchester -17 2 £400 -7.20%
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £401 -
Crawley - 2 £401 -
East of England +2 1 - - 1
Nottingham -10 1 £425 -
East Midlands -10 1 £425 -
Nottinghamshire -11 1 £425 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £700 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

DB2 DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 52 (100.00%) DB2
2 24 (46.15%) Unix
2 24 (46.15%) AIX
3 22 (42.31%) Linux
4 18 (34.62%) IBM
5 15 (28.85%) ClearQuest
5 15 (28.85%) ClearCase
5 15 (28.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (28.85%) Hadoop
6 14 (26.92%) Neo4j
6 14 (26.92%) IBM InfoSphere
6 14 (26.92%) Security Cleared
6 14 (26.92%) Finance
6 14 (26.92%) Mainframe
6 14 (26.92%) HACMP
7 13 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 13 (25.00%) Change Data Capture
8 12 (23.08%) DV Cleared
9 11 (21.15%) Banking
10 7 (13.46%) SQL
11 6 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (11.54%) zOS
12 5 (9.62%) Capacity Planning
13 4 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
13 4 (7.69%) Middleware
13 4 (7.69%) Windows
13 4 (7.69%) Vignette
13 4 (7.69%) XML
13 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
13 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery

DB2 DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (7.69%) FileNet
1 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.77%) CICS
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (100.00%) DB2
2 15 (28.85%) Hadoop
3 14 (26.92%) IBM InfoSphere
3 14 (26.92%) Neo4j
4 2 (3.85%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.92%) Easytrieve
5 1 (1.92%) IDMS
5 1 (1.92%) OLAP
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.92%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) ClearCase
1 15 (28.85%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.92%) CA Gen
2 1 (1.92%) ERwin
General
1 14 (26.92%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) Middleware
1 4 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) HACMP
1 14 (26.92%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (46.15%) AIX
1 24 (46.15%) Unix
2 22 (42.31%) Linux
3 15 (28.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (11.54%) zOS
5 4 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Change Data Capture
2 6 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (9.62%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (5.77%) Document Management
6 2 (3.85%) Data Modelling
6 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.92%) Change Management
7 1 (1.92%) Data Architecture
7 1 (1.92%) Data Management
7 1 (1.92%) High Availability
7 1 (1.92%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.92%) Migration
7 1 (1.92%) Physical Data Model
7 1 (1.92%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.92%) Supplier Management
7 1 (1.92%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (1.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) C
3 1 (1.92%) COBOL
3 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 12 (23.08%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) DBS Check
4 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.92%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) IBM
2 13 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.69%) Vignette
4 3 (5.77%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.92%) BMC
5 1 (1.92%) CA
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) Pega