Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a DB2 DBA was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM DB2 Database Administrator
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 781 842 808
Rank change year-on-year +61 -34 -15
Contract jobs requiring a DB2 DBA 50 31 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.053% 0.032% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.033% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 22
England median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £359 £319 £406
90th Percentile £538 £554 £480
UK median daily rate £400 £425 £415
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £40.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88968 93021 99725
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59275 61281 64512
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2638 3004 3828
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

DB2 DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured DB2 DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 DBA in England

DB2 DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DB2 DBA in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 DBA in England

DB2 DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 DBA in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 DBA in England

DB2 DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 DBA in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 DBA in England

DB2 DBA
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +66 19 £400 -2.74%
North West +38 17 £400 +3.23%
South East +26 16 £430 +32.31% 1
London +3 14 £495 +10.00%
North East +63 2 £355 -9.90%
DB2 DBA
UK

DB2 DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 across the England region featuring DB2 DBA in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) DB2
2 21 (42.00%) SQL
3 18 (36.00%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (32.00%) Linux
4 16 (32.00%) IBM
4 16 (32.00%) Mainframe
5 15 (30.00%) Migration
6 13 (26.00%) DB2 UDB
7 11 (22.00%) zOS
8 9 (18.00%) Replication
9 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
9 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
9 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
10 7 (14.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (14.00%) Task Automation
10 7 (14.00%) AIX
10 7 (14.00%) Unix
10 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (12.00%) Oracle
11 6 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (12.00%) IBM Mainframe
12 5 (10.00%) YAML
12 5 (10.00%) MongoDB
12 5 (10.00%) Capacity Management
12 5 (10.00%) Clustering
12 5 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (10.00%) SAP
12 5 (10.00%) Python
13 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (8.00%) Sybase

DB2 DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1 (2.00%) CICS
1 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Firewall
1 1 (2.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (100.00%) DB2
2 13 (26.00%) DB2 UDB
3 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (8.00%) MySQL
6 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.00%) Sybase ASE
General
1 4 (8.00%) Banking
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Billing
3 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) YAML
2 3 (6.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (18.00%) Replication
3 6 (12.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (10.00%) Clustering
5 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (8.00%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Linux
2 11 (22.00%) zOS
3 7 (14.00%) AIX
3 7 (14.00%) Unix
4 3 (6.00%) HPUX
4 3 (6.00%) Solaris
4 3 (6.00%) Windows
5 1 (2.00%) MVS
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (30.00%) Migration
3 7 (14.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (14.00%) Task Automation
4 6 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 4 (8.00%) Security Management
7 3 (6.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.00%) Database Tuning
7 3 (6.00%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.00%) High Availability
8 2 (4.00%) Performance Testing
9 1 (2.00%) Analytics
9 1 (2.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.00%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.00%) Remediation Plan
9 1 (2.00%) Service Management
9 1 (2.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) SQL
2 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (10.00%) Python
4 4 (8.00%) Perl
5 3 (6.00%) REXX
6 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.00%) JCL
7 1 (2.00%) COBOL
7 1 (2.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (2.00%) Ansible
2 1 (2.00%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) IBM
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
3 5 (10.00%) SAP
4 4 (8.00%) Sybase
5 3 (6.00%) BMC
6 1 (2.00%) CA
6 1 (2.00%) Mercator
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.00%) Sun
6 1 (2.00%) VMware