The median contractor rate for a DB2 DBA was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 538 627 593
Rank change year-on-year +89 -34  
Contract jobs requiring a DB2 DBA 49 25 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.047% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.050% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 16
Median daily rate £400 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £358
% change year-on-year -6.25% +11.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London 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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1495 2037
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

DB2 DBA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured DB2 DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 DBA in the UK

DB2 DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 DBA in the UK

DB2 DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 DBA over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 DBA in the UK

DB2 DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 DBA in the UK

DB2 DBA
Top 27 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 25 June 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 +80 46 £400 +18.51% 1
North West +39 18 £375 +11.11% 1
Lancashire - 17 £375 -
Preston - 12 £375 -
South East - 12 £450 -
London - 11 £500 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £375 -
Berkshire - 5 £650 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £375 -
Slough - 4 £650 -
Scotland +33 3 - -
Edinburgh +7 3 - -
North East - 2 £310 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £310 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £310 -
Yorkshire +21 1 - -
West Yorkshire +21 1 - -
East of England -11 1 £525 +75.00%
Hertfordshire - 1 £525 -
Wirral - 1 £350 -
Portsmouth - 1 £400 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £525 -
Camberley - 1 £450 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £350 -
Surrey - 1 £450 -
Hampshire - 1 £400 -

DB2 DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 59 (100.00%) DB2
2 24 (40.68%) Performance Tuning
3 23 (38.98%) SQL
3 23 (38.98%) IBM
4 22 (37.29%) Migration
5 21 (35.59%) Linux
6 17 (28.81%) zOS
7 15 (25.42%) DB2 UDB
7 15 (25.42%) Mainframe
8 14 (23.73%) Replication
9 12 (20.34%) AIX
10 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
11 10 (16.95%) MongoDB
11 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
11 10 (16.95%) Unix
12 9 (15.25%) Clustering
12 9 (15.25%) Shell Script
13 8 (13.56%) Finance
13 8 (13.56%) Windows
14 7 (11.86%) SAP
15 6 (10.17%) Oracle
15 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
15 6 (10.17%) Sybase
15 6 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
16 5 (8.47%) Python
16 5 (8.47%) Performance Monitoring
16 5 (8.47%) Sybase ASE
17 4 (6.78%) Banking
17 4 (6.78%) YAML

DB2 DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (5.08%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.39%) JBoss
3 1 (1.69%) CICS
3 1 (1.69%) FileNet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
1 1 (1.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (100.00%) DB2
2 15 (25.42%) DB2 UDB
3 10 (16.95%) MongoDB
4 6 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
5 5 (8.47%) Sybase ASE
6 4 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (5.08%) MySQL
8 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.39%) OLTP
8 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.69%) Big Data
9 1 (1.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.69%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Law
4 1 (1.69%) Billing
4 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) YAML
2 2 (3.39%) ISPF
3 1 (1.69%) JMS
3 1 (1.69%) OSGi
3 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Mainframe
2 14 (23.73%) Replication
3 9 (15.25%) Clustering
4 4 (6.78%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.78%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (3.39%) HACMP
5 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.59%) Linux
2 17 (28.81%) zOS
3 12 (20.34%) AIX
4 10 (16.95%) Unix
5 8 (13.56%) Windows
6 3 (5.08%) HPUX
6 3 (5.08%) Solaris
7 2 (3.39%) MVS
8 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (37.29%) Migration
3 6 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (8.47%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (6.78%) Capacity Management
5 4 (6.78%) Security Management
5 4 (6.78%) Task Automation
6 3 (5.08%) Change Management
6 3 (5.08%) ETL
6 3 (5.08%) Performance Testing
7 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.39%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.39%) Content Management
7 2 (3.39%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.39%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (3.39%) High Availability
7 2 (3.39%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.39%) Remediation Plan
7 2 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.98%) SQL
2 9 (15.25%) Shell Script
3 5 (8.47%) Python
4 3 (5.08%) REXX
5 2 (3.39%) AWK
6 1 (1.69%) C++
6 1 (1.69%) COBOL
6 1 (1.69%) Java
6 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (3.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.69%) Ansible
2 1 (1.69%) Perfmon
2 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (38.98%) IBM
2 7 (11.86%) SAP
3 6 (10.17%) Oracle
3 6 (10.17%) Sybase
4 3 (5.08%) CA
4 3 (5.08%) HP
5 2 (3.39%) BMC
5 2 (3.39%) NetApp
6 1 (1.69%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.69%) Mercator
6 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.69%) Sun
6 1 (1.69%) Vignette
Knutsford, Cheshire
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Rate: UKP 300 per day
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