The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SunGard products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SunGard over the 3 months to 2 September 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 SunGard Data Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SunGard
Rank 554 550 496
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -54
Contract jobs citing SunGard 34 33 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.064% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.14% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 45
Average daily rate
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£550 £538 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +16.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £450 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £608 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £428
% change year-on-year
- -23.97%
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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23573 23274 22511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.84% 45.49% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14262 13334 12783
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1009 1042 1040
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

SunGard
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SunGard Jobs Demand Trend in England

SunGard
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SunGard Daily Rate Trend in England

SunGard
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SunGard across the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

SunGard Daily Rate Histogram in England

SunGard
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SunGard Hourly Rate Trend in England

SunGard
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SunGard within the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -14 23 £575 +4.54% 5
East of England - 9 £325 -
West Midlands - 2 £625 -
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SunGard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 56 (71.79%) Finance
2 31 (39.74%) SQL
3 28 (35.90%) SQL Server
4 19 (24.36%) Banking
5 17 (21.79%) VBA
6 15 (19.23%) SunGard GMI
7 14 (17.95%) C#
8 13 (16.67%) Credit Risk
8 13 (16.67%) Adaptiv
9 12 (15.38%) Perl
10 11 (14.10%) CODA
10 11 (14.10%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (14.10%) Cognos
10 11 (14.10%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (12.82%) UNIX
12 9 (11.54%) Java
12 9 (11.54%) Front Office
12 9 (11.54%) Fixed Income
12 9 (11.54%) Global One
13 8 (10.26%) Migration
13 8 (10.26%) Business Analysis
13 8 (10.26%) Stress Testing
13 8 (10.26%) Project Management
13 8 (10.26%) IntelliMatch
14 7 (8.97%) Shell Script
14 7 (8.97%) Investment Banking
14 7 (8.97%) Front Arena
15 6 (7.69%) UniBasic
15 6 (7.69%) SunGard Martini
15 6 (7.69%) Derivative

SunGard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (19.23%) SunGard GMI
2 13 (16.67%) Adaptiv
3 9 (11.54%) Global One
4 8 (10.26%) IntelliMatch
5 7 (8.97%) Front Arena
6 6 (7.69%) SunGard Martini
6 6 (7.69%) SunGard AvantGard
7 4 (5.13%) HiPortfolio
8 3 (3.85%) CODA-Financials
9 2 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (2.56%) ZaiNet
9 2 (2.56%) Aligne
9 2 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (1.28%) SunGard Stream Ubix
10 1 (1.28%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
10 1 (1.28%) Loanet
10 1 (1.28%) Monis
10 1 (1.28%) Findur
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.10%) Crystal Reports
2 11 (14.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (7.69%) MS Access
4 5 (6.41%) UniData
5 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.13%) Spotfire
5 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (3.85%) Subversion
3 2 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 56 (71.79%) Finance
2 19 (24.36%) Banking
3 9 (11.54%) Front Office
4 7 (8.97%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Back Office
5 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (42.31%) Analyst
2 22 (28.21%) Developer
3 16 (20.51%) Consultant
4 15 (19.23%) Support Analyst
5 12 (15.38%) Business Analyst
6 9 (11.54%) Applications Support
7 8 (10.26%) Applications Support Analyst
8 7 (8.97%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (8.97%) Systems Support
8 7 (8.97%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 6 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
9 6 (7.69%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
10 5 (6.41%) Project Manager
10 5 (6.41%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (6.41%) Senior Support Analyst
11 4 (5.13%) Systems Support Analyst
11 4 (5.13%) Test Consultant
11 4 (5.13%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
11 4 (5.13%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 4 (5.13%) IntelliMatch Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) XML
2 5 (6.41%) Middleware
3 4 (5.13%) MDX
3 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (5.13%) .NET
3 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Credit Risk
2 9 (11.54%) Fixed Income
3 6 (7.69%) Derivative
3 6 (7.69%) Market Risk
4 5 (6.41%) iSeries
4 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.41%) Replication
5 4 (5.13%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.56%) PMI
6 2 (2.56%) EFT
7 1 (1.28%) AS400
7 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) UNIX
2 6 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.26%) Project Management
1 8 (10.26%) Migration
1 8 (10.26%) Business Analysis
1 8 (10.26%) Stress Testing
2 6 (7.69%) Analytics
2 6 (7.69%) SDLC
3 5 (6.41%) Change Data Capture
3 5 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (5.13%) MVC
4 4 (5.13%) Workflow
4 4 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (5.13%) Use Case
4 4 (5.13%) Fund Accounting
5 3 (3.85%) TDD
5 3 (3.85%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.56%) ITIL
6 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.56%) ETRM
6 2 (2.56%) Release Management
6 2 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 31 (39.74%) SQL
2 17 (21.79%) VBA
3 14 (17.95%) C#
4 12 (15.38%) Perl
5 9 (11.54%) Java
6 7 (8.97%) Shell Script
7 6 (7.69%) UniBasic
8 5 (6.41%) PowerShell
8 5 (6.41%) RPG IV
8 5 (6.41%) RPG
8 5 (6.41%) Python
9 1 (1.28%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) PMI Certification
1 2 (2.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) Basel III
2 3 (3.85%) SLA
3 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (14.10%) Cognos
1 11 (14.10%) CODA
2 5 (6.41%) IBM
2 5 (6.41%) Citrix
3 4 (5.13%) Vermilion
3 4 (5.13%) Calypso
3 4 (5.13%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.56%) Reuters
4 2 (2.56%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.56%) Murex
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle
5 1 (1.28%) Misys
5 1 (1.28%) OpenLink
5 1 (1.28%) ION Trading