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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sybase
Rank 88 75 65
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Contract jobs citing Sybase 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.30% 0.34% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% 1.00% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£419 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.70% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 - £90.00
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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
491 399 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.21% 33.93% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 216 131
Average daily rate £375 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £163 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £14.51 £12.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.91% -55.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.94 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.43 £35.20 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Control-M
3 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (33.33%) UNIX
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) Middleware
5 3 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Derivative
6 2 (16.67%) iSeries
6 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) CISA
6 2 (16.67%) QiCA
6 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) ISEB
7 1 (8.33%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
7 1 (8.33%) Web Services
7 1 (8.33%) XML

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) PowerBuilder
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Developer
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (8.33%) PowerBuilder Developer
4 1 (8.33%) TIBCO Developer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Audit Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Auditor
4 1 (8.33%) Audit Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Auditor
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) WPF
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (16.67%) Derivative
1 2 (16.67%) iSeries
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CISA
1 2 (16.67%) QiCA
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) TIBCO