The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Birmingham region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sybase
Rank 61 49 58
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing Sybase 3 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.42% 1.64% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 3.21% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £360 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £394
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £87.50 £67.50
% change year-on-year
- +29.62%
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
347 312 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.60% 51.32% 46.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 142 143
Average daily rate £320 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £213 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 19
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.35 £20.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Sybase
West Midlands

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 28 July 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 9 (60.00%) Migration
4 7 (46.67%) Banking
4 7 (46.67%) Linux
5 6 (40.00%) Informix
5 6 (40.00%) ITIL
5 6 (40.00%) MySQL
5 6 (40.00%) Perl
6 5 (33.33%) PHP
6 5 (33.33%) HTML
6 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (33.33%) JSP
6 5 (33.33%) XML
6 5 (33.33%) CGI
6 5 (33.33%) Control-M
6 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
6 5 (33.33%) Ajax
6 5 (33.33%) Web 2.0
6 5 (33.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (33.33%) 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%) Incident Management
8 3 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (20.00%) Equities
8 3 (20.00%) BCP

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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%) NetWeaver
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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MySQL
1 6 (40.00%) Informix
2 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) 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 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Service Transition Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Services Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Transition Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) JSP
1 5 (33.33%) XML
1 5 (33.33%) CGI
1 5 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Web 2.0
2 3 (20.00%) Equities
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Derivative
3 1 (6.67%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) UNIX
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Migration
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (26.67%) Capacity Management
4 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
4 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
5 3 (20.00%) Release Management
5 3 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (20.00%) BCP
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Service Continuity Management
6 2 (13.33%) Low Latency
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 2 (13.33%) Network Design
6 2 (13.33%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Perl
2 5 (33.33%) PHP
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) ABAP
4 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) RightScale
3 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (6.67%) SAP