Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Sybase DBA was £495 per day in advertised job vacancies 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 852 866 819
Rank change year-on-year +14 -47 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Sybase DBA 26 28 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.026% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.028% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 36
UK median daily rate £495 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.03% -2.63% +35.71%
10th Percentile £358 £363 £375
90th Percentile £500 £533 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £388 £464
% change year-on-year +19.35% -16.44% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £46.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97472 100409 109082
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.75% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64264 65451 69386
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2912 3320 4146
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.26 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +8.29%

Sybase DBA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 7 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 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
England +18 20 £485 -3.00% 1
London +1 18 £495 -1.00%
UK excluding London +20 4 £463 +19.35% 1
North of England +59 2 £425 -8.11%
Scotland - 2 £500 -
Yorkshire +29 1 £425 -8.11%
North East - 1 - -

Sybase DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

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 featuring Sybase DBA in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Sybase
2 21 (80.77%) Perl
2 21 (80.77%) Linux
3 20 (76.92%) Unix
4 17 (65.38%) Sybase ASE
5 15 (57.69%) SAP
6 14 (53.85%) Shell Script
7 13 (50.00%) Korn
8 12 (46.15%) Python
9 10 (38.46%) ITIL
9 10 (38.46%) T-SQL
10 8 (30.77%) Solaris
10 8 (30.77%) Replication
10 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
10 8 (30.77%) SQL
11 7 (26.92%) Docker
11 7 (26.92%) SDLC
12 6 (23.08%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (23.08%) DB2
13 5 (19.23%) Sybase IQ
13 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
14 4 (15.38%) DB2 UDB
15 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
15 3 (11.54%) Banking
15 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
15 3 (11.54%) Finance
15 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
16 2 (7.69%) Oracle
16 2 (7.69%) Migration
16 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) Sybase ASE
2 6 (23.08%) DB2
3 5 (19.23%) Sybase IQ
4 4 (15.38%) DB2 UDB
5 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
5 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Anywhere
7 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (11.54%) Banking
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) German Language
2 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Django
1 2 (7.69%) Flask
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Replication
2 6 (23.08%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Linux
2 20 (76.92%) Unix
3 8 (30.77%) Solaris
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) SDLC
3 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.85%) High Availability
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Task Automation
5 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) Perl
2 14 (53.85%) Shell Script
3 13 (50.00%) Korn
4 12 (46.15%) Python
5 10 (38.46%) T-SQL
6 8 (30.77%) SQL
7 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Sybase
2 15 (57.69%) SAP
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Google
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Sun