The median contractor rate for a DB2 DBA was £426 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2 Database Administrator
UK
Rank 589 611 589
Rank change year-on-year +22 -22  
Contract jobs requiring a DB2 DBA 10 17 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.032% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.034% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 11
Median daily rate £426 £398 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.23% -11.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £427 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £426 £395 £450
% change year-on-year +7.91% -12.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.50

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 42403 50275 49651
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.18% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27453 32530 30008
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 1573 1955
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 DBA 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 23 March 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 +29 8 £426 +7.23% 2
South East +19 4 £413 +37.50%
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
Scotland +26 2 - -
Edinburgh +18 2 - -
Leeds - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Milton Keynes -6 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -10 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £440 -
West Sussex - 1 £413 -
Northampton - 1 £440 -
Slough - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £440 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £413 -

DB2 DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 13 (46.43%) IBM
3 10 (35.71%) DB2 UDB
4 9 (32.14%) SQL
5 8 (28.57%) Windows
5 8 (28.57%) Linux
6 7 (25.00%) AIX
6 7 (25.00%) ETL
6 7 (25.00%) Unix
6 7 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (25.00%) Replication
6 7 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (21.43%) Migration
7 6 (21.43%) Change Management
7 6 (21.43%) REXX
7 6 (21.43%) zOS
8 5 (17.86%) OLTP
8 5 (17.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (17.86%) HACMP
8 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
8 5 (17.86%) NetApp
8 5 (17.86%) AWK
9 4 (14.29%) Finance
9 4 (14.29%) Mainframe
9 4 (14.29%) Oracle
9 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (10.71%) Time Sharing Option
10 3 (10.71%) LDAP
10 3 (10.71%) CA

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%) JBoss
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 Database
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) JMS
1 2 (7.14%) OSGi
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Replication
2 5 (17.86%) HACMP
3 4 (14.29%) Mainframe
4 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) AIX
2 7 (25.00%) Unix
3 6 (21.43%) zOS
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (25.00%) ETL
1 7 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (21.43%) Change Management
2 6 (21.43%) Migration
3 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) Content Management
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Data Management
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps
6 1 (3.57%) Document Management
6 1 (3.57%) High Availability
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
6 1 (3.57%) Open Source
6 1 (3.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) REXX
3 5 (17.86%) AWK
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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (7.14%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) IBM
2 5 (17.86%) NetApp
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (10.71%) CA
5 2 (7.14%) BMC
5 2 (7.14%) HP
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