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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sybase
Rank 76 76 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Contract jobs citing Sybase 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.49% 0.50% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 1.73% 1.57% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £338 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.25
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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
404 381 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.43% 31.91% 34.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 191 107
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £271 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 6
Average hourly rate £38.75 £21.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.52% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £19.80 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £32.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 22 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 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) Control-M
4 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 3 (30.00%) Middleware
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) UNIX
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
6 2 (20.00%) CISA
6 2 (20.00%) QiCA
6 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Management
6 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (20.00%) Data Management
6 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (20.00%) WCF
6 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Developer
3 1 (10.00%) TIBCO Developer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Audit Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Auditor
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Auditor
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Audit Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) JMS
3 1 (10.00%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) iSeries
3 1 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Management
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (20.00%) Data Management
1 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
1 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) OOD
2 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISA
1 2 (20.00%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) TIBCO