The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DB2 Database Administrator
Rank 573 558 525
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -33
Contract jobs requiring a DB2 DBA 20 10 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.020% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.021% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 23
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +18.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £358 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £350 £326
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +7.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 25 July 2014.

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 19 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 25 July 2014. 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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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 -15 20 £475 +18.75% 1
South East -2 7 £475 +35.71%
Hampshire - 7 £475 -
London +3 6 £425 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
North East - 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
South Coast - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Leeds - - - -

DB2 DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 40 (100.00%) DB2
2 17 (42.50%) SQL
3 14 (35.00%) UNIX
4 13 (32.50%) Finance
5 12 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 9 (22.50%) IBM
8 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (20.00%) Mainframe
8 8 (20.00%) Replication
9 7 (17.50%) JCL
9 7 (17.50%) ISPF
10 6 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (15.00%) REXX
10 6 (15.00%) zOS
10 6 (15.00%) BMC
10 6 (15.00%) Linux
10 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
11 5 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
11 5 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
12 4 (10.00%) Windows
12 4 (10.00%) MAINVIEW
12 4 (10.00%) Analytics
12 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
12 4 (10.00%) Database Tuning
13 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
13 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
13 3 (7.50%) Database Security

DB2 DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (2.50%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) SMS
1 2 (5.00%) SNA
2 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (100.00%) DB2
2 10 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.00%) OLAP
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (5.00%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (5.00%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.50%) VLDB
5 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.50%) Big Data
5 1 (2.50%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) ERwin
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.50%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 8 (20.00%) Replication
2 5 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) UNIX
2 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) zOS
3 4 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 5 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (10.00%) Database Tuning
5 4 (10.00%) Analytics
6 3 (7.50%) Database Security
6 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.00%) Information Architecture
7 2 (5.00%) ITIL
7 2 (5.00%) Migration
7 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (5.00%) Data Architecture
7 2 (5.00%) Change Management
8 1 (2.50%) DNA
8 1 (2.50%) ETL
8 1 (2.50%) EAM
8 1 (2.50%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) SQL
2 10 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 7 (17.50%) JCL
4 6 (15.00%) REXX
5 3 (7.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) MAINVIEW
2 2 (5.00%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (2.50%) Foglight
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) IBM
2 6 (15.00%) BMC
3 3 (7.50%) Sybase
4 2 (5.00%) SAP
4 2 (5.00%) Perforce
5 1 (2.50%) Teradata
5 1 (2.50%) ION Trading
5 1 (2.50%) Greenplum
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.50%) CA
5 1 (2.50%) Informatica