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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sybase IQ
Rank 582 538 559
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +21
Contract jobs citing Sybase IQ 7 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.049% 0.017%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.061% 0.23% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 6
Average daily rate
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£438 £525 £492
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +6.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £408 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £600 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - -
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
11547 11039 11991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.14% 21.59% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7148 6763 7046
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 217 311
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +0.32%

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 29 July 2014.

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 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 29 July 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 -26 6 £550 +4.76%
London -23 5 £550 +4.76%
City of London +17 1 - -

Sybase IQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 14 (70.00%) UNIX
3 13 (65.00%) Finance
4 11 (55.00%) SQL
5 10 (50.00%) Linux
6 9 (45.00%) Sybase ASE
7 8 (40.00%) Banking
7 8 (40.00%) ITIL
8 7 (35.00%) Windows
8 7 (35.00%) Performance Analysis
9 6 (30.00%) Solaris
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (30.00%) Perl
9 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
10 5 (25.00%) Change Management
10 5 (25.00%) Replication
10 5 (25.00%) Oracle
10 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (25.00%) Derivative
10 5 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (20.00%) Degree
11 4 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (20.00%) Investment Banking
11 4 (20.00%) Retail
11 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (20.00%) Data Guard

Sybase IQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Sybase ASE
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
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
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%) Oracle Database
3 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (15.00%) SAP HANA
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Maven
2 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
2 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Banking
3 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 4 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.00%) German Language
4 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Sybase DBA
2 6 (30.00%) DBA
3 5 (25.00%) Sybase Developer
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Gloss Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) Swing
2 1 (5.00%) JMS
2 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (5.00%) Spring
2 1 (5.00%) WPF
2 1 (5.00%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Replication
1 5 (25.00%) Derivative
1 5 (25.00%) Equity Derivative
2 4 (20.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) UNIX
2 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) Solaris
5 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) Change Management
4 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 4 (20.00%) System Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Security
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Perl
2 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) ABAP
5 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) Korn
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 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) Veritas
3 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (20.00%) Remedy
3 4 (20.00%) BMC
3 4 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Informatica