The table below looks at the statistics for Sybase IQ skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sybase IQ over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sybase IQ
Rank 602 547 581
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +34
Contract jobs citing Sybase IQ 4 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.051% 0.021%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.034% 0.23% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 25 8
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
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 Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11929 11808 12181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.64% 22.37% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7525 7335 6959
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 195 343
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £30.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+6.96% -5.51%

Sybase IQ
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sybase IQ within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Sybase IQ Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sybase IQ
Daily Rate Trend

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

Sybase IQ Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Sybase IQ
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Sybase IQ Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Sybase IQ
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sybase IQ within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
London -18 4 £550 +4.76%
England -60 4 £550 +4.76%
City of London +18 1 £525 +5.00%

Sybase IQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sybase IQ 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 IQ.

1 19 (95.00%) Sybase
2 13 (65.00%) Finance
3 12 (60.00%) SQL
3 12 (60.00%) UNIX
3 12 (60.00%) Linux
4 10 (50.00%) Sybase ASE
5 8 (40.00%) Windows
5 8 (40.00%) ITIL
6 7 (35.00%) Java
6 7 (35.00%) Banking
6 7 (35.00%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (30.00%) Solaris
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) Web Services
8 5 (25.00%) Perl
8 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
9 4 (20.00%) Change Management
9 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
9 4 (20.00%) Replication
9 4 (20.00%) Clustering
9 4 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (20.00%) Remedy
9 4 (20.00%) SAN
9 4 (20.00%) BMC
9 4 (20.00%) Veritas
9 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
9 4 (20.00%) SAP BW

Sybase IQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sybase IQ 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 IQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) Sybase ASE
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (15.00%) SAP HANA
5 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Subversion
1 4 (20.00%) Maven
2 3 (15.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (15.00%) JUnit
3 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
3 4 (20.00%) Retail
4 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) DBA
2 5 (25.00%) Sybase DBA
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Sybase Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Gloss Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (20.00%) Spring
3 3 (15.00%) WPF
3 3 (15.00%) Ext JS
3 3 (15.00%) Swing
3 3 (15.00%) JMS
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Basis
4 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Replication
1 4 (20.00%) Clustering
1 4 (20.00%) Derivative
1 4 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
1 4 (20.00%) Market Risk
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) UNIX
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) Solaris
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
3 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) System Testing
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) Perl
3 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (20.00%) C#
4 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.00%) ABAP
6 1 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (20.00%) SCOM
1 4 (20.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Sybase
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) BMC
4 4 (20.00%) Veritas
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (20.00%) Remedy
4 4 (20.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) IBM