The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sybase Database Administrator
Rank 576 574 601
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Sybase DBA 30 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.034% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.037% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £500 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
52339 48993 54685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.05% 92.75% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31928 29282 30681
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2049 2106 2649
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 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 6 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 16 September 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +9 29 £350 -30.00% 1
London +27 27 £350 -30.00% 1
City of London +23 10 £500 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Glasgow - - - -

Sybase DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 44 (100.00%) Sybase
2 39 (88.64%) SQL
3 34 (77.27%) Sybase ASE
4 31 (70.45%) Linux
5 29 (65.91%) Banking
6 27 (61.36%) Finance
6 27 (61.36%) Replication
6 27 (61.36%) Solaris
7 26 (59.09%) Red Hat
7 26 (59.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (56.82%) Oracle
9 21 (47.73%) Performance Tuning
10 18 (40.91%) Investment Banking
10 18 (40.91%) RDBMS
10 18 (40.91%) Relational Database
11 14 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (29.55%) Oracle Database
12 13 (29.55%) Perl
13 12 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (27.27%) Database Tuning
14 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
14 11 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
15 9 (20.45%) DB2
15 9 (20.45%) UNIX
15 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 7 (15.91%) CLARiiON
17 7 (15.91%) Symmetrix
17 7 (15.91%) Financial Institution

Sybase DBA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 4 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (77.27%) Sybase ASE
2 18 (40.91%) RDBMS
2 18 (40.91%) Relational Database
3 13 (29.55%) Oracle Database
4 12 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (20.45%) DB2
6 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
9 5 (11.36%) Big Data
9 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (11.36%) Sybase IQ
10 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
11 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) PowerBuilder
General
1 29 (65.91%) Banking
2 27 (61.36%) Finance
3 18 (40.91%) Investment Banking
4 7 (15.91%) Financial Institution
5 4 (9.09%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 27 (61.36%) Replication
2 14 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (15.91%) CLARiiON
3 7 (15.91%) Symmetrix
4 6 (13.64%) Clustering
5 5 (11.36%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 31 (70.45%) Linux
2 27 (61.36%) Solaris
3 26 (59.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (20.45%) UNIX
5 5 (11.36%) Windows
6 1 (2.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (27.27%) Database Tuning
3 4 (9.09%) ITIL
3 4 (9.09%) Change Management
3 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.27%) Migration
6 1 (2.27%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (88.64%) SQL
2 13 (29.55%) Perl
3 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle RMAN
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) BMC PATROL
1 6 (13.64%) Data Guard
2 4 (9.09%) SCOM
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (4.55%) Legato
3 2 (4.55%) Foglight
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) Sybase
2 26 (59.09%) Red Hat
3 25 (56.82%) Oracle
4 7 (15.91%) EMC
4 7 (15.91%) IBM
4 7 (15.91%) Sun
5 5 (11.36%) Murex
6 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.09%) BMC
6 4 (9.09%) Veritas
6 4 (9.09%) Remedy