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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sybase
Rank 61 53 58
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing Sybase 2 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.27% 1.78% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 3.60% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £506 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.98% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £90.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year
- +102.24%
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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
376 333 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 50.61% 49.33% 46.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 183 148
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 17
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £10.80 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £20.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 14 (93.33%) UNIX
2 13 (86.67%) Oracle
3 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Migration
4 7 (46.67%) Banking
5 6 (40.00%) Informix
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
5 6 (40.00%) MySQL
6 5 (33.33%) Perl
6 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
7 4 (26.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 4 (26.67%) Ajax
7 4 (26.67%) Web 2.0
7 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (26.67%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (26.67%) Capacity Management
7 4 (26.67%) Front Office
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
7 4 (26.67%) Control-M
7 4 (26.67%) Project Management
7 4 (26.67%) PHP
7 4 (26.67%) HTML
7 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (26.67%) JSP
7 4 (26.67%) XML
7 4 (26.67%) CGI
8 3 (20.00%) BCP
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (6.67%) CICS
1 1 (6.67%) NetWeaver
1 1 (6.67%) TPMS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP CRM
1 1 (6.67%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) ATM
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) VoIP
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Informix
1 6 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (46.67%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 4 (26.67%) Front Office
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Technical Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Transition Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Service Transition Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Services Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Ajax
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
1 4 (26.67%) JSP
1 4 (26.67%) XML
1 4 (26.67%) CGI
2 1 (6.67%) EJB
2 1 (6.67%) JavaBeans
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Web 2.0
2 3 (20.00%) Equities
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Derivative
3 1 (6.67%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) UNIX
2 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Migration
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
4 4 (26.67%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (26.67%) Capacity Management
4 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) BCP
5 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (20.00%) Release Management
5 3 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (13.33%) Network Design
6 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
6 2 (13.33%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (13.33%) Service Continuity Management
6 2 (13.33%) Low Latency
6 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
7 1 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Perl
2 4 (26.67%) PHP
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) ABAP
4 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (6.67%) RightScale