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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sybase IQ
Rank 584 567 540
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -27
Contract jobs citing Sybase IQ 23 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.028% 0.019%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.19% 0.13% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 5
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£438 £490 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -14.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £378 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £363 -
% change year-on-year
+22.41% -
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
11961 11288 10054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.08% 21.44% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7836 7214 6065
Average daily rate £400 £398 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 188 226
Average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.54 £13.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 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 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 IQ within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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 -20 17 £475 -5.00% 1
London -4 14 £350 -30.00% 1
Scotland -3 5 £388 +6.89%
Glasgow -4 5 £388 +6.89%
Sheffield - 3 £475 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £475 -
Yorkshire - 3 £475 -

Sybase IQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 40 (100.00%) Sybase
2 23 (57.50%) Sybase ASE
3 21 (52.50%) UNIX
4 16 (40.00%) Finance
5 15 (37.50%) SQL
6 14 (35.00%) SAP
6 14 (35.00%) Relational Database
7 13 (32.50%) Java
7 13 (32.50%) Linux
8 12 (30.00%) Business Objects
8 12 (30.00%) Banking
8 12 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (30.00%) BODI
9 9 (22.50%) Investment Banking
9 9 (22.50%) SAP Data Services
10 7 (17.50%) C++
10 7 (17.50%) J2EE
10 7 (17.50%) XML
10 7 (17.50%) Derivative
11 6 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (15.00%) Web Services
11 6 (15.00%) IBM
12 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (12.50%) JBoss
12 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
12 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 5 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (12.50%) Validation
12 5 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ

Sybase IQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (12.50%) JBoss
1 5 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.50%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP BPC
1 1 (2.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (57.50%) Sybase ASE
2 14 (35.00%) Relational Database
3 12 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (30.00%) BODI
4 9 (22.50%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.50%) DB2
6 1 (2.50%) SAP BW
6 1 (2.50%) SAP HANA
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.50%) Cognos Query Studio
6 1 (2.50%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (2.50%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Subversion
1 3 (7.50%) Maven
2 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.50%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 12 (30.00%) Banking
3 9 (22.50%) Investment Banking
4 5 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 7 (17.50%) C++ Developer
5 5 (12.50%) DBA
6 4 (10.00%) ETL Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior C++ Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior SQL Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Business Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Business Objects Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Sybase DBA
6 4 (10.00%) SAP Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Market Risk Developer
7 2 (5.00%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.00%) Sybase Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Administrator
8 1 (2.50%) Data Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) J2EE
1 7 (17.50%) XML
2 6 (15.00%) Web Services
3 5 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (12.50%) Rendezvous
3 5 (12.50%) GWT
3 5 (12.50%) Spring
4 2 (5.00%) JAX-WS
4 2 (5.00%) EJB
4 2 (5.00%) JMS
5 1 (2.50%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Derivative
2 5 (12.50%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (7.50%) Replication
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) Market Risk
4 2 (5.00%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.50%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) UNIX
2 13 (32.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (12.50%) Validation
2 5 (12.50%) System Testing
2 5 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
3 4 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (10.00%) Change Data Capture
3 4 (10.00%) Project Management
3 4 (10.00%) ETL
4 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.00%) SOA
5 1 (2.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.50%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) SQL
2 13 (32.50%) Java
3 7 (17.50%) C++
4 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.50%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (2.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Sybase
2 14 (35.00%) SAP
3 12 (30.00%) Business Objects
4 6 (15.00%) IBM
5 5 (12.50%) TIBCO
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.50%) Cognos
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle