The median contractor rate for a Sybase DBA was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sybase Database Administrator
UK
Rank 593 622 612
Rank change year-on-year +29 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Sybase DBA 16 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.036% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.038% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 7
Median daily rate £550 £431 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.53% +23.21%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £431 £475
% change year-on-year -13.04% -9.21%  
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 42399 50658 50465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.80% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27502 32772 30486
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1497 1585 2011
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.44 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sybase DBA.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sybase DBA in the UK

Sybase DBA
Top 6 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 March 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 +35 15 £550 +27.53% 1
London +33 15 £550 +27.53% 1
City of London - 2 £375 -
Belfast - 1 £375 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £375 -
County Antrim - 1 £375 -

Sybase DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 30 (100.00%) Sybase
2 22 (73.33%) Linux
2 22 (73.33%) Sybase ASE
3 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 18 (60.00%) Perl
4 17 (56.67%) T-SQL
4 17 (56.67%) SAP
5 15 (50.00%) SQL
5 15 (50.00%) Finance
6 14 (46.67%) Oracle
7 11 (36.67%) Unix
8 10 (33.33%) Sybase IQ
8 10 (33.33%) Nagios
9 9 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (30.00%) Shell Script
9 9 (30.00%) Solaris
9 9 (30.00%) Python
9 9 (30.00%) MySQL
9 9 (30.00%) Ruby
9 9 (30.00%) Korn
10 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
10 8 (26.67%) ITIL
10 8 (26.67%) RDBMS
10 8 (26.67%) Replication
10 8 (26.67%) SDLC
11 7 (23.33%) Integration Testing
11 7 (23.33%) Banking
12 6 (20.00%) SCOM
12 6 (20.00%) ITRS Geneos
12 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database

Sybase DBA Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (73.33%) Sybase ASE
2 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (33.33%) Sybase IQ
4 9 (30.00%) MySQL
4 9 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (26.67%) RDBMS
5 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
6 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 4 (13.33%) InterSystems Cache
8 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (13.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Toad
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Replication
2 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Linux
2 11 (36.67%) Unix
3 9 (30.00%) Solaris
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
1 8 (26.67%) SDLC
2 7 (23.33%) Integration Testing
3 4 (13.33%) DevOps
3 4 (13.33%) Investment Management
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.67%) Database Security
6 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.33%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) Perl
2 17 (56.67%) T-SQL
3 15 (50.00%) SQL
4 9 (30.00%) Korn
4 9 (30.00%) Python
4 9 (30.00%) Ruby
4 9 (30.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Docker
2 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Nagios
2 6 (20.00%) ITRS Geneos
2 6 (20.00%) SCOM
3 4 (13.33%) Ansible
3 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Sybase
2 17 (56.67%) SAP
3 14 (46.67%) Oracle
4 5 (16.67%) NetApp
5 4 (13.33%) EXASOL
6 1 (3.33%) Greenplum
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft