Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a DB2 DBA was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 26 July 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
England > London
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 590 620 589
Rank change year-on-year +30 -31 -6
Contract jobs requiring a DB2 DBA 11 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.026% 0.004% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.005% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
London median daily rate £500 £450 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -33.33% +50.00%
10th Percentile £418 £450 £638
90th Percentile £515 £450 £713
England median daily rate £400 £381 £433
% change year-on-year +4.92% -11.85% +8.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £40.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39859 43170 43828
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.97% 95.11% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 28376 31059 30421
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £285 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 485 765
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £12.37 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.40 £53.15
England median hourly rate £18.18 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.32% +8.57% +2.94%

DB2 DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for DB2 DBA in London

DB2 DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 DBA in London

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 London region featuring DB2 DBA in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) DB2
2 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 6 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (45.45%) Sybase
4 4 (36.36%) Sybase ASE
4 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
5 3 (27.27%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Replication
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
7 1 (9.09%) High Availability
7 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Big Data
7 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
7 1 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
7 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 1 (9.09%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (9.09%) QA

DB2 DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) DB2
2 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
2 4 (36.36%) Sybase ASE
3 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
5 1 (9.09%) Big Data
5 1 (9.09%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (9.09%) Sybase IQ
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C++
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) REXX
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) Sybase
3 1 (9.09%) Mercator
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Sun