The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SunGard products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SunGard over the 3 months to 30 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 SunGard Data Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SunGard
Rank 181 202 205
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +3
Contract jobs citing SunGard 16 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.33% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.72% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 16
Average daily rate
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£525 £475 £521
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £620 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £550 £275
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +100.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2725 3354 3327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.13% 46.24% 43.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1951 2328 2269
Average daily rate £425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 91 91
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

SunGard
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SunGard Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SunGard across the City of London region.

SunGard Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SunGard across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

SunGard Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SunGard
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SunGard across the City of London region.

SunGard Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SunGard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SunGard 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 SunGard.

1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 11 (42.31%) Banking
3 9 (34.62%) Investment Banking
4 8 (30.77%) SQL
5 7 (26.92%) Oracle
6 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
6 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (19.23%) Quantitative Risk Management
7 4 (15.38%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (15.38%) Adaptiv
7 4 (15.38%) SunGard GMI
7 4 (15.38%) Project Management
7 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 4 (15.38%) Calypso
8 3 (11.54%) Bloomberg
8 3 (11.54%) UNIX
8 3 (11.54%) AIX
8 3 (11.54%) IBM
8 3 (11.54%) FTP
8 3 (11.54%) Back Office
8 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
8 3 (11.54%) Degree
8 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (11.54%) Market Risk
8 3 (11.54%) IntelliMatch
8 3 (11.54%) EMIR
8 3 (11.54%) SWIFT
8 3 (11.54%) Business Transformation
9 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
9 2 (7.69%) Data Reconciliation

SunGard
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SunGard 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 SunGard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
1 2 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Adaptiv
1 4 (15.38%) SunGard GMI
2 3 (11.54%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (7.69%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 2 (7.69%) Aligne
3 2 (7.69%) SunGard Martini
3 2 (7.69%) Endur
3 2 (7.69%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) FTP
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MS Access
2 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 11 (42.31%) Banking
3 9 (34.62%) Investment Banking
4 3 (11.54%) Back Office
5 2 (7.69%) Advertising
5 2 (7.69%) Front Office
6 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Platform Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Market Risk Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Market Risk Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Market Risk
1 3 (11.54%) SWIFT
2 2 (7.69%) Derivative
2 2 (7.69%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.85%) PMI
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) SecurID
3 1 (3.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) UNIX
1 3 (11.54%) AIX
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
1 5 (19.23%) Quantitative Risk Management
2 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
2 4 (15.38%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
3 3 (11.54%) Business Transformation
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
4 2 (7.69%) Data Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) ETRM
4 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.69%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 2 (7.69%) Quality Management
4 2 (7.69%) Change Management
4 2 (7.69%) UML
4 2 (7.69%) Business Development
4 2 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.85%) APMP
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (11.54%) EMIR
3 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Calypso
3 3 (11.54%) IBM
3 3 (11.54%) Bloomberg
4 2 (7.69%) OpenLink
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) Sun
5 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.85%) Fidessa
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) Informatica
5 1 (3.85%) Apple
5 1 (3.85%) Reuters
5 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco