The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sybase products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sybase over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Sybase, Inc.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sybase
Rank 62 47 58
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Contract jobs citing Sybase 2 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 2.47% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 5.13% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
-2.81% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £90.00 -
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
396 312 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 51.83% 48.15% 47.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 190 152
Average daily rate £338 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.26% -23.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.70 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.10 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Sybase
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sybase across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sybase Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Sybase
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sybase across the Birmingham region.

Sybase Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Sybase
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Sybase Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Sybase
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Sybase also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sybase.

1 10 (90.91%) UNIX
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle
3 8 (72.73%) Linux
4 7 (63.64%) Banking
5 6 (54.55%) ITIL
6 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (45.45%) Investment Banking
7 4 (36.36%) Capacity Management
7 4 (36.36%) Front Office
7 4 (36.36%) Finance
7 4 (36.36%) Migration
7 4 (36.36%) Project Management
7 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity
7 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
8 3 (27.27%) Equities
8 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (27.27%) BCP
8 3 (27.27%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (27.27%) Release Management
8 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (18.18%) Service Continuity Management
9 2 (18.18%) Low Latency
9 2 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
9 2 (18.18%) Network Design
9 2 (18.18%) MySQL
9 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
9 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 2 (18.18%) Informix
9 2 (18.18%) Oracle Forms

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Sybase also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sybase. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) CICS
1 1 (9.09%) NetWeaver
1 1 (9.09%) TPMS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP CRM
1 1 (9.09%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) ATM
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) Informix
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Investment Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Front Office
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Leader
2 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Service Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Services Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Transition Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) EJB
1 1 (9.09%) JavaBeans
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Equities
2 1 (9.09%) Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) UNIX
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity
3 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
3 4 (36.36%) Capacity Management
4 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (27.27%) BCP
4 3 (27.27%) Release Management
5 2 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (18.18%) Network Design
5 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 2 (18.18%) Service Continuity Management
5 2 (18.18%) Low Latency
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
6 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) C++
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) ABAP
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) RightScale
3 1 (9.09%) Business Objects
3 1 (9.09%) SAP