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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DB2 Database Administrator
Rank 566 562 555
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs requiring a DB2 DBA 28 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.029% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.031% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £438 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
49496 48382 42407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.51% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 30854 29920 24330
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1937 1986 2076
Average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £18.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -6.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £41.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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
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 25 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 2 June 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 -4 23 £350 -20.00% 1
North West -7 11 £350 -9.67%
Merseyside - 10 £350 -
Liverpool - 9 £350 -
South East -16 5 £300 -36.84%
Milton Keynes +4 4 - -
Buckinghamshire +1 4 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
East of England - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £300 -
Berkshire - 2 £300 -
Midlands - 2 - -
Essex - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 - -

DB2 DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 55 (100.00%) DB2
2 20 (36.36%) Mainframe
2 20 (36.36%) SQL
3 19 (34.55%) zOS
4 13 (23.64%) REXX
4 13 (23.64%) IBM
5 12 (21.82%) Data Modelling
6 11 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (16.36%) JCL
7 9 (16.36%) BMC
7 9 (16.36%) COBOL
8 8 (14.55%) SAP
8 8 (14.55%) UNIX
8 8 (14.55%) OMEGAMON
9 7 (12.73%) SDLC
9 7 (12.73%) OLTP
9 7 (12.73%) Change Management
10 6 (10.91%) SAP Basis
10 6 (10.91%) Banking
10 6 (10.91%) C
10 6 (10.91%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (10.91%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (10.91%) FMCG
11 5 (9.09%) DB2 UDB
11 5 (9.09%) CA
11 5 (9.09%) CICS
11 5 (9.09%) Finance
12 4 (7.27%) Migration

DB2 DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 5 (9.09%) CICS
2 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (100.00%) DB2
2 7 (12.73%) OLTP
3 5 (9.09%) DB2 UDB
4 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.27%) OLAP
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.64%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.82%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) CA Gen
2 1 (1.82%) ERwin
General
1 6 (10.91%) Banking
2 5 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.82%) Flash
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (36.36%) Mainframe
2 9 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.91%) FMCG
4 3 (5.45%) Replication
4 3 (5.45%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (3.64%) Clustering
6 1 (1.82%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) zOS
2 8 (14.55%) UNIX
3 4 (7.27%) Linux
4 3 (5.45%) Windows
4 3 (5.45%) AIX
5 2 (3.64%) OS/2
6 1 (1.82%) Solaris
6 1 (1.82%) OS/390
6 1 (1.82%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Data Modelling
2 11 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (12.73%) SDLC
3 7 (12.73%) Change Management
4 6 (10.91%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (7.27%) Migration
6 2 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.64%) ITIL
6 2 (3.64%) ETL
7 1 (1.82%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.82%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.82%) Line Management
7 1 (1.82%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (1.82%) Physical Data Model
7 1 (1.82%) High Availability
7 1 (1.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.82%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) SQL
2 13 (23.64%) REXX
3 9 (16.36%) JCL
3 9 (16.36%) COBOL
4 6 (10.91%) C
5 2 (3.64%) SELCOPY
5 2 (3.64%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.82%) Perl
6 1 (1.82%) AWK
6 1 (1.82%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) OMEGAMON
2 4 (7.27%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.64%) MAINVIEW
5 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) IBM
2 9 (16.36%) BMC
3 8 (14.55%) SAP
4 5 (9.09%) CA
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle
5 2 (3.64%) Cognos
6 1 (1.82%) NetApp
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.82%) Sybase
6 1 (1.82%) Remedy
6 1 (1.82%) Perforce