The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Sybase IQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sybase IQ over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sybase IQ
UK
Rank 579 632 609
Rank change year-on-year +53 -23  
Contract jobs citing Sybase IQ 4 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.015% 0.041%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.039% 0.068% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 15
Median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £444 £425
% change year-on-year - +4.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Sybase IQ is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10225 11789 12101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.76% 22.15% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6925 7905 7760
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 £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 189 159
Median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.35% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £14.50 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

Sybase IQ
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Sybase IQ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Sybase IQ in the UK

Sybase IQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sybase IQ in the UK

Sybase IQ
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sybase IQ in the UK

Sybase IQ
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sybase IQ within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +45 4 £475 -5.00%
London +34 4 £475 -5.00%
City of London +2 1 £475 -7.31%

Sybase IQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sybase IQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Sybase IQ.

1 17 (94.44%) SQL
1 17 (94.44%) Sybase
2 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (83.33%) Finance
3 13 (72.22%) Oracle
4 11 (61.11%) T-SQL
4 11 (61.11%) SAP
4 11 (61.11%) Sybase ASE
5 9 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (50.00%) RDBMS
5 9 (50.00%) Nagios
5 9 (50.00%) MySQL
5 9 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (38.89%) ETL
6 7 (38.89%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (38.89%) Banking
7 6 (33.33%) BusinessObjects XI
7 6 (33.33%) SCOM
7 6 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
7 6 (33.33%) Replication
7 6 (33.33%) Linux
7 6 (33.33%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (27.78%) Python
8 5 (27.78%) Perl
8 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
8 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
8 5 (27.78%) ETRM
8 5 (27.78%) QlikView
8 5 (27.78%) Risk Management

Sybase IQ
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 (22.22%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (61.11%) Sybase ASE
3 9 (50.00%) MySQL
3 9 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 9 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (38.89%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (33.33%) BusinessObjects XI
6 5 (27.78%) QlikView
7 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (5.56%) DB2
8 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
8 1 (5.56%) Lumira
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (5.56%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Concordion
2 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) JBehave
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 15 (83.33%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Banking
3 4 (22.22%) Financial Institution
3 4 (22.22%) Front Office
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) DBA
1 10 (55.56%) Sybase DBA
2 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Business Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (22.22%) SQL DBA
4 3 (16.67%) Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Replication
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ETL
2 6 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
3 5 (27.78%) ETRM
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
4 4 (22.22%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.56%) BDD
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 11 (61.11%) T-SQL
3 5 (27.78%) Perl
3 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
3 5 (27.78%) Python
4 4 (22.22%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) Nagios
2 6 (33.33%) ITRS Geneos
2 6 (33.33%) SCOM
3 4 (22.22%) Ansible
3 4 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Sybase
2 13 (72.22%) Oracle
3 11 (61.11%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft