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 26 June 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.

Sybase IQ
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 597 641 622
Rank change year-on-year +44 -19  
Contract jobs citing Sybase IQ 10 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.019% 0.034%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.095% 0.086% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 8
Median daily rate £500 £500 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £438
% change year-on-year -2.85% -  
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 10522 11586 13184
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.38% 21.83% 23.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6876 7850 8612
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 193 183
Median hourly rate £31.50 £31.27 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.73% +13.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sybase IQ.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sybase IQ in the UK

Sybase IQ
Top 8 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 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 +31 7 £500 -
London -7 6 £500 -9.09%
North West - 1 £450 -
Belfast - 1 £400 -
Liverpool - 1 £450 -
Merseyside - 1 £450 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £400 -
County Antrim - 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 14 (100.00%) Sybase
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) DB2
4 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) Sybase ASE
5 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
5 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
5 4 (28.57%) Unix
5 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
6 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (21.43%) Java
6 3 (21.43%) SAP
6 3 (21.43%) ETL
6 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (21.43%) ETRM
6 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (21.43%) Banking
6 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
7 2 (14.29%) Front Office
7 2 (14.29%) iBATIS
7 2 (14.29%) JAX-WS
7 2 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (14.29%) JPA
7 2 (14.29%) QlikView
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing

Sybase IQ
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 5 (35.71%) DB2
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 4 (28.57%) Sybase ASE
3 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (14.29%) QlikView
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.14%) SAP HANA
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Concordion
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) JBehave
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Front Office
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) DBA
2 5 (35.71%) Sybase DBA
3 3 (21.43%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Business Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Database Developer
5 1 (7.14%) DB2 Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Sybase Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Sybase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 2 (14.29%) iBATIS
1 2 (14.29%) J2EE
1 2 (14.29%) JAXB
1 2 (14.29%) JAX-RS
1 2 (14.29%) JAX-WS
1 2 (14.29%) JMS
1 2 (14.29%) JPA
1 2 (14.29%) Spring
1 2 (14.29%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ETL
1 3 (21.43%) ETRM
1 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
2 2 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
3 1 (7.14%) Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) BDD
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Sybase
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) SAP