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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sybase IQ
Rank 616 606 557
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -49
Contract jobs citing Sybase IQ 15 6 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.011% 0.053%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.11% 0.050% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 24
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£458 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.81% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £533 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 - -
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
13400 11968 11662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.55% 21.50% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8804 7393 7211
Average daily rate £401 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 179 204
Average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £13.04 £16.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £67.00 £50.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sybase IQ within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Sybase IQ Daily Rate Histogram 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 8 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 31 August 2015. 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 -29 7 £450 -18.18% 2
Scotland - 7 £465 -
London +3 6 £450 -18.18% 2
Glasgow - 5 £525 -
Stirling - 2 £458 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Sybase IQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 36 (100.00%) Sybase
2 23 (63.89%) Sybase ASE
3 22 (61.11%) Finance
3 22 (61.11%) UNIX
4 20 (55.56%) Java
5 19 (52.78%) SQL
6 13 (36.11%) Banking
7 12 (33.33%) Derivative
7 12 (33.33%) Linux
7 12 (33.33%) Relational Database
8 11 (30.56%) J2EE
9 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
9 10 (27.78%) Equity Derivative
9 10 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (25.00%) System Testing
10 9 (25.00%) T-SQL
10 9 (25.00%) IBM
10 9 (25.00%) Shell Script
11 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
12 7 (19.44%) Oracle
12 7 (19.44%) SAP
12 7 (19.44%) XML
12 7 (19.44%) Market Risk
13 5 (13.89%) GWT
13 5 (13.89%) Investment Banking
13 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
13 5 (13.89%) Spring
13 5 (13.89%) Back Office
13 5 (13.89%) JBoss

Sybase IQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 5 (13.89%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (13.89%) JBoss
1 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.33%) NetWeaver
3 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Summit
2 1 (2.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.78%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) SAN
2 2 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (63.89%) Sybase ASE
2 12 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.33%) SAP HANA
4 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.78%) Cognos Query Studio
6 1 (2.78%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (2.78%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (2.78%) MySQL
6 1 (2.78%) DB2
6 1 (2.78%) HBase
6 1 (2.78%) Big Data
6 1 (2.78%) MarkLogic
6 1 (2.78%) SAP BW
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.78%) BODI
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Subversion
2 2 (5.56%) Maven
2 2 (5.56%) ClearCase
2 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 22 (61.11%) Finance
2 13 (36.11%) Banking
3 5 (13.89%) Investment Banking
3 5 (13.89%) Back Office
4 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.78%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Developer
2 15 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 8 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 7 (19.44%) DBA
5 5 (13.89%) Sybase DBA
6 4 (11.11%) Architect
7 3 (8.33%) SQL DBA
7 3 (8.33%) C++ Developer
8 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Market Risk Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Administrator
9 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.78%) Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Business Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Consultant
9 1 (2.78%) Data Architect
9 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 1 (2.78%) Sybase Developer
9 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.78%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) J2EE
2 7 (19.44%) XML
3 5 (13.89%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (13.89%) Rendezvous
3 5 (13.89%) Spring
3 5 (13.89%) GWT
4 4 (11.11%) Web Services
5 2 (5.56%) .NET
5 2 (5.56%) EJB
5 2 (5.56%) JMS
5 2 (5.56%) JAX-WS
6 1 (2.78%) WCF
6 1 (2.78%) WPF
6 1 (2.78%) LINQ
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Derivative
2 10 (27.78%) Equity Derivative
3 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (19.44%) Market Risk
5 5 (13.89%) Replication
6 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
7 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
8 2 (5.56%) Fixed Income
8 2 (5.56%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (5.56%) HACMP
9 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
9 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (2.78%) Clustering
9 1 (2.78%) Equities
9 1 (2.78%) CMDB
9 1 (2.78%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 22 (61.11%) UNIX
2 12 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (25.00%) System Testing
3 5 (13.89%) Validation
4 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL
5 2 (5.56%) SOA
5 2 (5.56%) ETL
5 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.56%) Release Management
5 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (5.56%) High Availability
5 2 (5.56%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.78%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) Java
2 19 (52.78%) SQL
3 9 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 9 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (11.11%) C++
5 3 (8.33%) Perl
6 2 (5.56%) C
6 2 (5.56%) C#
6 2 (5.56%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) PowerHA
2 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Sybase
2 9 (25.00%) IBM
3 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 7 (19.44%) SAP
4 7 (19.44%) Oracle
5 5 (13.89%) TIBCO
6 3 (8.33%) VMware
7 2 (5.56%) Murex
7 2 (5.56%) EMC
7 2 (5.56%) NetApp
8 1 (2.78%) Veritas
8 1 (2.78%) Cognos
8 1 (2.78%) Teradata
8 1 (2.78%) Netezza
8 1 (2.78%) Greenplum
8 1 (2.78%) Vertica
8 1 (2.78%) Hortonworks
8 1 (2.78%) Cloudera
8 1 (2.78%) MapR