Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Sybase DBA was £485 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Sybase Database Administrator
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 826 844 804
Rank change year-on-year +18 -40 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Sybase DBA 20 20 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.021% 0.020% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.021% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 35
England median daily rate £485 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.00% +5.26% +35.71%
10th Percentile £354 £425 £375
90th Percentile £500 £538 £538
UK median daily rate £495 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +7.03% -2.63% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £46.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89579 93247 99778
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.76% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 59679 61380 64531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2656 3007 3839
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Sybase DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Sybase DBA in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Sybase DBA in England

Sybase DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sybase DBA in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sybase DBA in England

Sybase DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sybase DBA in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sybase DBA in England

Sybase DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sybase DBA in England

Sybase DBA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sybase DBA within the England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 18 £495 -1.00%
North of England +59 2 £425 -8.11%
Yorkshire +29 1 £425 -8.11%
North East - 1 - -
Sybase DBA
UK

Sybase DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Sybase DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Sybase DBA in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Sybase
2 19 (95.00%) Perl
2 19 (95.00%) Linux
3 18 (90.00%) Unix
4 14 (70.00%) Sybase ASE
5 12 (60.00%) Shell Script
6 11 (55.00%) SAP
6 11 (55.00%) Korn
7 10 (50.00%) Python
8 8 (40.00%) Replication
8 8 (40.00%) ITIL
8 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
9 6 (30.00%) DB2
9 6 (30.00%) Solaris
9 6 (30.00%) SQL
9 6 (30.00%) Docker
9 6 (30.00%) SDLC
9 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
9 6 (30.00%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (20.00%) DB2 UDB
10 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
11 3 (15.00%) Banking
11 3 (15.00%) Finance
11 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
11 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
12 2 (10.00%) Oracle
12 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
12 2 (10.00%) Django
12 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (10.00%) Flask

Sybase DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) Sybase ASE
2 6 (30.00%) DB2
3 4 (20.00%) DB2 UDB
4 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.00%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (15.00%) Banking
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Django
1 2 (10.00%) Flask
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Replication
2 6 (30.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 18 (90.00%) Unix
3 6 (30.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) SDLC
3 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Task Automation
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Perl
2 12 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 11 (55.00%) Korn
4 10 (50.00%) Python
5 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (30.00%) SQL
7 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Sybase
2 11 (55.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) Sun