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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2 Database Administrator
Rank 634 651 610
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -41
Contract jobs requiring a DB2 DBA 18 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.038% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.040% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 18
Median daily rate £450 £433 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +15.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £415 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £480 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £433 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.93% +29.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 22 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 30 September 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 -8 14 £450 +4.04% 1
Edinburgh +20 4 - -
Scotland +17 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 £450 -
Yorkshire - 4 £450 -
East of England +7 3 £700 +64.70%
London +11 2 £450 -
South East +7 2 £225 -45.78% 1
North East - 2 £363 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £363 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £363 -
Leeds - 2 £475 -
Norfolk - 2 £700 -
Buckinghamshire +14 1 £225 -
Milton Keynes +8 1 £225 -
Halifax - 1 £425 -
Pudsey - 1 £450 -
Slough - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
East Anglia - 1 £500 -

DB2 DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 43 (100.00%) DB2
2 19 (44.19%) Mainframe
3 17 (39.53%) zOS
4 16 (37.21%) IBM
5 15 (34.88%) SQL
6 11 (25.58%) Linux
6 11 (25.58%) REXX
7 10 (23.26%) Finance
8 9 (20.93%) Migration
9 8 (18.60%) Banking
9 8 (18.60%) CA
10 7 (16.28%) Unix
10 7 (16.28%) Replication
10 7 (16.28%) RACF
10 7 (16.28%) WebSphere
11 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
12 5 (11.63%) Oracle
12 5 (11.63%) BMC
12 5 (11.63%) DB2 UDB
12 5 (11.63%) Time Sharing Option
13 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
13 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (9.30%) OMEGAMON
13 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
13 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (6.98%) Windows
14 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
14 3 (6.98%) CICS
14 3 (6.98%) OS/2

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 7 (16.28%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (6.98%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (100.00%) DB2
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.63%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (4.65%) Ingres
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Law
3 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Automotive
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (44.19%) Mainframe
2 7 (16.28%) Replication
3 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.65%) Clustering
4 2 (4.65%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) zOS
2 11 (25.58%) Linux
3 7 (16.28%) Unix
4 3 (6.98%) OS/2
4 3 (6.98%) Windows
5 2 (4.65%) AIX
5 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.33%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Migration
2 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
3 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.98%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (6.98%) Remediation Plan
5 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.65%) Change Management
5 2 (4.65%) Database Security
5 2 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.65%) Time Management
6 1 (2.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.33%) Database Optimisation
6 1 (2.33%) Database Tuning
6 1 (2.33%) DevOps
6 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing Engineering
6 1 (2.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) SQL
2 11 (25.58%) REXX
3 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
1 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) RACF
2 5 (11.63%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (4.65%) Control-M
3 1 (2.33%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) IBM
2 8 (18.60%) CA
3 5 (11.63%) BMC
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle
4 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.65%) SAP