The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sybase IQ
Rank 574 524 542
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +18
Contract jobs citing Sybase IQ 13 20 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.042% 0.076%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.11% 0.19% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 42
Average daily rate £490 £380 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.94% -30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £328 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £553 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £344 £475
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -27.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12193 10309 11983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.66% 21.60% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7667 6285 6801
Average daily rate £388 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 199 252
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £15.14 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%

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 10 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -27 9 £500 +6.10% 1
England -94 9 £500 +25.00% 2
Glasgow +11 4 £400 +23.07%
Scotland -5 4 £400 +23.07%
City of London -18 1 £480 +20.00% 1
South East - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Woking - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -

Sybase IQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (100.00%) Sybase
2 15 (68.18%) UNIX
2 15 (68.18%) Finance
3 14 (63.64%) SQL
4 10 (45.45%) Banking
5 8 (36.36%) Sybase ASE
5 8 (36.36%) Shell Script
5 8 (36.36%) Linux
6 7 (31.82%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
7 6 (27.27%) Investment Banking
7 6 (27.27%) System Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Derivative
7 6 (27.27%) Equity Derivative
7 6 (27.27%) Market Risk
7 6 (27.27%) RDBMS
7 6 (27.27%) Perl
7 6 (27.27%) Windows
7 6 (27.27%) ITIL
7 6 (27.27%) Replication
8 5 (22.73%) Change Management
8 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
9 4 (18.18%) Retail
9 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (18.18%) Degree
9 4 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (18.18%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Sybase IQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.55%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Sybase ASE
2 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 6 (27.27%) RDBMS
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (9.09%) DB2
5 2 (9.09%) SAP BW
5 2 (9.09%) SAP HANA
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Anywhere
6 1 (4.55%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Maven
1 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.55%) IntelliJ
General
1 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Banking
3 6 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 4 (18.18%) Retail
5 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Sybase DBA
2 8 (36.36%) DBA
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Sybase Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.55%) SAP BI Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Business Objects Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) Spring
2 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.55%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Derivative
1 6 (27.27%) Equity Derivative
1 6 (27.27%) Market Risk
1 6 (27.27%) Replication
2 4 (18.18%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) UNIX
2 8 (36.36%) Linux
3 6 (27.27%) Windows
4 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (18.18%) Solaris
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Windows NT
5 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Performance Analysis
2 6 (27.27%) System Testing
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) Change Management
4 4 (18.18%) Capacity Management
4 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.55%) Release Management
7 1 (4.55%) Web Development
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) Validation
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) Shell Script
3 6 (27.27%) Perl
4 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.64%) C#
6 2 (9.09%) C
6 2 (9.09%) ABAP
6 2 (9.09%) Korn
7 1 (4.55%) Bourne shell
7 1 (4.55%) sed
7 1 (4.55%) AWK
7 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCOM
1 4 (18.18%) Data Guard
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (18.18%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Sybase
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) BMC
2 4 (18.18%) Veritas
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 4 (18.18%) Remedy
3 3 (13.64%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Informatica
4 1 (4.55%) Murex
4 1 (4.55%) Misys
4 1 (4.55%) IBM