The first table below looks at the demand for the Sybase DBA role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sybase DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 23 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 Job Titles currently tracked.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sybase Database Administrator
Rank 582 534 564
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Sybase DBA 14 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.035% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.038% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 19
Average daily rate £500 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.75% +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51854 44815 56131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.45% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31590 25634 30843
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2065 2206 2587
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Sybase DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sybase DBA in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Sybase DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sybase DBA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sybase DBA within the UK.

Sybase DBA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Sybase DBA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sybase DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Sybase DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Sybase DBA
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Sybase DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Sybase DBA
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sybase DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -51 14 £500 +5.26%
London -19 12 £500 -
City of London -4 5 £490 +6.52%
South East -17 2 £450 -2.75%
Kent - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Glasgow - - - -

Sybase DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Sybase DBA in their job title 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 with Sybase DBA in their job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Sybase
2 15 (75.00%) SQL
3 13 (65.00%) Replication
3 13 (65.00%) Sybase ASE
4 11 (55.00%) UNIX
4 11 (55.00%) Linux
5 10 (50.00%) Banking
6 9 (45.00%) Finance
6 9 (45.00%) Solaris
6 9 (45.00%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (40.00%) Perl
7 8 (40.00%) Oracle
7 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
7 8 (40.00%) Sybase IQ
8 7 (35.00%) Change Management
8 7 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (35.00%) BMC PATROL
8 7 (35.00%) Veritas
8 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
8 7 (35.00%) Windows
8 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
8 7 (35.00%) Performance Analysis
9 6 (30.00%) Data Guard
9 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (30.00%) Investment Banking
9 6 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (30.00%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (25.00%) Clustering

Sybase DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Sybase DBA in their job title 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 with Sybase DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (5.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) Sybase ASE
2 8 (40.00%) Sybase IQ
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (10.00%) DB2
7 2 (10.00%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (5.00%) SQL Anywhere
8 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (50.00%) Banking
2 9 (45.00%) Finance
3 6 (30.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Replication
2 5 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) UNIX
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Solaris
3 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
5 2 (10.00%) AIX
6 1 (5.00%) Windows NT
6 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (35.00%) Change Management
2 7 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (35.00%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (15.00%) Validation
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) BCP
6 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) Investment Management
7 1 (5.00%) Release Management
7 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Perl
3 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.00%) AWK
4 3 (15.00%) C
4 3 (15.00%) sed
4 3 (15.00%) Bourne shell
5 1 (5.00%) Korn
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) BMC PATROL
2 6 (30.00%) Data Guard
3 5 (25.00%) SCOM
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Legato
5 2 (10.00%) Foglight
6 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Sybase
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 8 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (35.00%) Veritas
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) BMC
4 5 (25.00%) Remedy
5 2 (10.00%) NetApp
5 2 (10.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) Murex
6 1 (5.00%) Misys
6 1 (5.00%) SAP