The median contractor rate for a Sybase DBA was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 590 648 630
Rank change year-on-year +58 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a Sybase DBA 17 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.006% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.006% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 1
Median daily rate £500 £400 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -13.97%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 - £465
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Sybase DBA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Sybase DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Sybase DBA in the UK

Sybase DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sybase DBA in the UK

Sybase DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sybase DBA over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sybase DBA in the UK

Sybase DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sybase DBA in the UK

Sybase DBA
Top 9 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +44 13 £500 +25.00%
London +3 12 £500 +25.00%
Northern Ireland - 3 £375 -
City of London -4 1 - -
Camberley - 1 £450 -
Surrey - 1 £450 -
South East - 1 £450 -
County Antrim - 1 £375 -
Belfast - 1 £375 -

Sybase DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 featuring Sybase DBA in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Sybase
2 27 (81.82%) Linux
3 21 (63.64%) Sybase ASE
4 20 (60.61%) Unix
5 18 (54.55%) Perl
6 14 (42.42%) Finance
7 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
8 12 (36.36%) Shell Script
9 11 (33.33%) T-SQL
9 11 (33.33%) Solaris
9 11 (33.33%) Korn
10 10 (30.30%) SAP
10 10 (30.30%) ITIL
10 10 (30.30%) SDLC
11 9 (27.27%) Python
11 9 (27.27%) Oracle
11 9 (27.27%) Integration Testing
12 8 (24.24%) Banking
12 8 (24.24%) Docker
12 8 (24.24%) SQL
13 7 (21.21%) DB2
13 7 (21.21%) NetApp
13 7 (21.21%) Replication
13 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (21.21%) MongoDB
13 7 (21.21%) Ruby
13 7 (21.21%) Investment Management
14 6 (18.18%) InterSystems Cache
14 6 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
14 6 (18.18%) EXASOL

Sybase DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (63.64%) Sybase ASE
2 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
3 7 (21.21%) DB2
3 7 (21.21%) MongoDB
4 6 (18.18%) InterSystems Cache
5 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
5 5 (15.15%) Sybase IQ
6 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.03%) Big Data
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Anywhere
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Replication
2 5 (15.15%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Linux
2 20 (60.61%) Unix
3 11 (33.33%) Solaris
4 5 (15.15%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
1 10 (30.30%) SDLC
2 9 (27.27%) Integration Testing
3 7 (21.21%) Investment Management
3 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (15.15%) Database Security
5 4 (12.12%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.03%) Physical Data Model
7 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) Perl
2 12 (36.36%) Shell Script
3 11 (33.33%) Korn
3 11 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 9 (27.27%) Python
5 8 (24.24%) SQL
6 7 (21.21%) Ruby
7 1 (3.03%) C++
7 1 (3.03%) Java
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Sybase
2 10 (30.30%) SAP
3 9 (27.27%) Oracle
4 7 (21.21%) NetApp
5 6 (18.18%) EXASOL
6 1 (3.03%) Greenplum
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft