The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sybase products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sybase over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sybase
Rank 83 71 61
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing Sybase 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.48% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 1.59% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £11.00
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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 Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
440 377 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.83% 30.31% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 191 106
Average daily rate £357 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.86% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £248 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £32.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -54.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

Sybase
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Sybase Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Sybase
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Sybase Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Sybase
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Sybase Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Sybase
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Data Management
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) iSeries
4 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (40.00%) Markit EDM
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (40.00%) CISA
4 2 (40.00%) QiCA
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (40.00%) Data Management
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (20.00%) DB2

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Audit Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Auditor
2 1 (20.00%) Audit Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Auditor
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) WCF
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) JMS
2 1 (20.00%) J2SE
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) iSeries
2 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISA
1 2 (40.00%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle