The first table below looks at the demand for Sybase ASE skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sybase ASE over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE)
Rank 210 200 205
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing Sybase ASE 5 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.075% 0.079% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.34% 0.35% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 13
Average daily rate £485 £515 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.82% -6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £479 £530
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £515 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £381
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1464 1440 1520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.09% 22.82% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1064 1120 1069
Average daily rate £438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 16
Average hourly rate £27.50 £52.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.61% +10.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
Sybase ASE
London

Sybase ASE
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sybase ASE across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Sybase ASE Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Sybase ASE
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sybase ASE across the City of London region.

Sybase ASE Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Sybase ASE
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sybase ASE across the City of London region.

Sybase ASE Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Sybase ASE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Sybase ASE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sybase ASE.

1 10 (100.00%) Sybase
2 7 (70.00%) UNIX
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) Banking
4 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Replication
5 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (30.00%) Migration
6 3 (30.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) AIX
7 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (20.00%) Validation
7 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (20.00%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (10.00%) JIRA
8 1 (10.00%) Lua
8 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
8 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (10.00%) SCOM
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (10.00%) Puppet
8 1 (10.00%) Jenkins

Sybase ASE
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Sybase ASE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sybase ASE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase IQ
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (60.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) DBA
2 4 (40.00%) Sybase DBA
2 4 (40.00%) Sybase Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Database Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) UNIX
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Validation
2 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Lua
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Sybase
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) BMC
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss