Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a DB2 DBA was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 355 376 362
Rank change year-on-year +21 -14 +9
Contract jobs requiring a DB2 DBA 16 4 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.095% 0.024% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.025% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 13
South East median daily rate £430 £325 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.31% -21.69% -12.63%
10th Percentile £378 £230 £406
90th Percentile £675 £440 £425
England median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15916 15709 18180
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 93.96% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9454 9351 10674
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 650 777 914
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.98 £10.25 £10.29
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.03 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

DB2 DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for DB2 DBA in the South East

DB2 DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 DBA in the South East

DB2 DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 DBA in the South East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 DBA in the South East

DB2 DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 DBA in the South East

DB2 DBA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 22 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
Thames Valley -3 15 £540 +66.15%
Buckinghamshire -19 9 £403 +23.85%
Berkshire +10 6 £650 -
Hampshire - 1 £400 -
DB2 DBA
England

DB2 DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region featuring DB2 DBA in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) DB2
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
3 9 (56.25%) DB2 UDB
4 8 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) IBM
4 8 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 7 (43.75%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (43.75%) Task Automation
6 5 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (31.25%) Mainframe
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 5 (31.25%) Python
6 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
6 5 (31.25%) YAML
7 4 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (25.00%) Capacity Management
7 4 (25.00%) Migration
7 4 (25.00%) AIX
7 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (25.00%) SAP
7 4 (25.00%) MySQL
7 4 (25.00%) Security Management
8 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (18.75%) Database Tuning
8 3 (18.75%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
9 2 (12.50%) ISPF
9 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell

DB2 DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (6.25%) CICS
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) DB2
2 9 (56.25%) DB2 UDB
3 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
3 5 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 4 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (25.00%) MySQL
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) YAML
2 2 (12.50%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Mainframe
2 3 (18.75%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (43.75%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (43.75%) Task Automation
3 4 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Security Management
4 3 (18.75%) Database Tuning
4 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) JCL
3 2 (12.50%) REXX
4 1 (6.25%) COBOL
4 1 (6.25%) Korn
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (12.50%) BMC
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.25%) VMware