The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Sybase DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sybase Database Administrator
Rank 643 627 595
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Sybase DBA 3 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.020% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.021% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 13
Median daily rate £400 £465 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.97% -3.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £465 £388
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Sybase DBA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Sybase DBA in the job title.

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
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 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sybase DBA within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 3 £400 -
London -12 3 £400 -
City of London - 1 - -

Sybase DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Sybase 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 Sybase DBA in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Sybase
2 15 (68.18%) Replication
3 14 (63.64%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (59.09%) Shell Script
4 13 (59.09%) Linux
5 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 12 (54.55%) Finance
6 11 (50.00%) Solaris
6 11 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (50.00%) SAN
7 10 (45.45%) Unix
8 9 (40.91%) Oracle
8 9 (40.91%) Sybase ASE
9 8 (36.36%) Korn
9 8 (36.36%) Perl
9 8 (36.36%) SQL
9 8 (36.36%) Veritas
10 7 (31.82%) Clustering
10 7 (31.82%) Banking
11 6 (27.27%) Migration
11 6 (27.27%) Foglight
12 5 (22.73%) Legato
12 5 (22.73%) Sybase IQ
12 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
12 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
12 5 (22.73%) SAP
13 4 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
13 4 (18.18%) Failover Clustering
13 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
13 4 (18.18%) Client/Server

Sybase 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:

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) Sybase ASE
3 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
3 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
3 5 (22.73%) Sybase IQ
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.64%) OLAP
5 3 (13.64%) OLTP
6 1 (4.55%) DB2
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) Replication
2 7 (31.82%) Clustering
3 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
4 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) Solaris
3 10 (45.45%) Unix
4 3 (13.64%) Windows
5 1 (4.55%) AIX
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (27.27%) Migration
4 4 (18.18%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) ETL
5 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.64%) Line Management
5 3 (13.64%) Low Latency
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (13.64%) Service Management
6 2 (9.09%) High Availability
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
7 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
7 1 (4.55%) Information Security
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Optimisation
7 1 (4.55%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Shell Script
2 8 (36.36%) Korn
2 8 (36.36%) Perl
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Foglight
2 5 (22.73%) Legato
3 4 (18.18%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Data Guard
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Sybase
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle
3 8 (36.36%) Veritas
4 5 (22.73%) SAP
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
7 2 (9.09%) VMware
8 1 (4.55%) Imperva