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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2 Database Administrator
UK
Rank 584 605 582
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -23
Contract jobs requiring a DB2 DBA 12 19 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.037% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.039% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 12
Median daily rate £369 £398 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £525 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £393 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.05% -12.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London median 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
42939 48598 48934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28014 31275 30245
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1573 1632 1895
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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
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 17 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +26 12 £369 -8.27%
Yorkshire - 5 - -
West Yorkshire - 5 - -
South East +13 3 £413 -24.31%
Leeds - 3 - -
Bradford - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £325 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
North East - 2 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £325 -
Crawley +12 1 £413 +5.76%
London +4 1 - -
West Sussex -11 1 £413 +5.76%
East Midlands - 1 £440 -
Slough - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £440 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £440 -

DB2 DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 28 (100.00%) DB2
2 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 12 (42.86%) IBM
3 10 (35.71%) DB2 UDB
4 9 (32.14%) Unix
5 8 (28.57%) Linux
5 8 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (25.00%) zOS
6 7 (25.00%) Migration
6 7 (25.00%) Replication
6 7 (25.00%) ETL
6 7 (25.00%) REXX
6 7 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (21.43%) Windows
7 6 (21.43%) Change Management
8 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
8 5 (17.86%) Mainframe
8 5 (17.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (17.86%) HACMP
8 5 (17.86%) AWK
8 5 (17.86%) AIX
8 5 (17.86%) NetApp
8 5 (17.86%) OLTP
9 4 (14.29%) CA
9 4 (14.29%) Finance
9 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
10 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared

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 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.57%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
1 1 (3.57%) PaaS
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) LDAP
2 2 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) DB2
2 10 (35.71%) DB2 UDB
3 5 (17.86%) OLTP
4 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.14%) Ingres
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) JMS
1 2 (7.14%) OSGi
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Replication
2 5 (17.86%) HACMP
2 5 (17.86%) Mainframe
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Unix
2 8 (28.57%) Linux
3 7 (25.00%) zOS
4 6 (21.43%) Windows
5 5 (17.86%) AIX
6 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (7.14%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (25.00%) ETL
2 7 (25.00%) Migration
2 7 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (21.43%) Change Management
4 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.57%) Data Management
7 1 (3.57%) Database Security
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps
7 1 (3.57%) Document Management
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL
7 1 (3.57%) Open Source
7 1 (3.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) REXX
3 5 (17.86%) AWK
4 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) COBOL
5 1 (3.57%) Korn
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) IBM Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (10.71%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) IBM
2 5 (17.86%) NetApp
3 4 (14.29%) CA
4 3 (10.71%) BMC
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.14%) SAP
6 1 (3.57%) Cognizant
6 1 (3.57%) Compuware
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.57%) Vignette