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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SunGard
Rank 556 542 470
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -72
Contract jobs citing SunGard 39 41 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.083% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.19% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 45
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£525 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £401 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £435
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £39.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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UK

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
22751 22147 21533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.00% 44.85% 46.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13744 12513 11981
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 997 1007 1121
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 26 £575 +27.77% 12
East of England - 12 £325 -
South East -22 1 £413 -
SunGard
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SunGard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 60 (76.92%) Finance
2 32 (41.03%) SQL
3 22 (28.21%) SQL Server
4 19 (24.36%) SunGard GMI
5 16 (20.51%) VBA
5 16 (20.51%) Banking
6 14 (17.95%) C#
7 13 (16.67%) Front Office
7 13 (16.67%) Fixed Income
8 12 (15.38%) Perl
9 10 (12.82%) Crystal Reports
9 10 (12.82%) UNIX
9 10 (12.82%) Cognos
9 10 (12.82%) CODA
9 10 (12.82%) Business Analysis
9 10 (12.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (11.54%) Front Arena
10 9 (11.54%) IntelliMatch
10 9 (11.54%) Python
10 9 (11.54%) Java
10 9 (11.54%) Global One
11 8 (10.26%) Hedge funds
12 7 (8.97%) Basel III
12 7 (8.97%) Analytics
12 7 (8.97%) Adaptiv
12 7 (8.97%) Credit Risk
12 7 (8.97%) Stress Testing
12 7 (8.97%) Derivative
12 7 (8.97%) Migration
12 7 (8.97%) Project Management

SunGard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (24.36%) SunGard GMI
2 9 (11.54%) IntelliMatch
2 9 (11.54%) Global One
2 9 (11.54%) Front Arena
3 7 (8.97%) Adaptiv
4 6 (7.69%) SunGard Martini
4 6 (7.69%) SunGard AvantGard
5 4 (5.13%) HiPortfolio
6 3 (3.85%) CODA-Financials
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (1.28%) SunGard Stream Ubix
8 1 (1.28%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
8 1 (1.28%) Loanet
8 1 (1.28%) Findur
8 1 (1.28%) Monis
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.82%) Crystal Reports
2 10 (12.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (7.69%) MS Access
4 5 (6.41%) UniData
5 4 (5.13%) Spotfire
5 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) TestDirector
General
1 60 (76.92%) Finance
2 16 (20.51%) Banking
3 13 (16.67%) Front Office
4 5 (6.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.28%) French Language
5 1 (1.28%) Back Office
5 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (46.15%) Analyst
2 18 (23.08%) Developer
3 17 (21.79%) Business Analyst
4 15 (19.23%) Consultant
5 14 (17.95%) Support Analyst
6 13 (16.67%) Applications Support
7 9 (11.54%) Applications Support Analyst
8 7 (8.97%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
8 7 (8.97%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 6 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
9 6 (7.69%) Senior Support Analyst
9 6 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (6.41%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (6.41%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 4 (5.13%) IntelliMatch Developer
11 4 (5.13%) Systems Support
11 4 (5.13%) Test Consultant
11 4 (5.13%) Project Manager
12 3 (3.85%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Fixed Income
2 8 (10.26%) Hedge funds
3 7 (8.97%) Derivative
3 7 (8.97%) Credit Risk
4 5 (6.41%) Replication
4 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.41%) iSeries
5 4 (5.13%) Swaptions
6 2 (2.56%) EFT
7 1 (1.28%) AS400
7 1 (1.28%) PMI
7 1 (1.28%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) UNIX
2 1 (1.28%) Windows
2 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.82%) Business Analysis
2 7 (8.97%) Project Management
2 7 (8.97%) Migration
2 7 (8.97%) Stress Testing
2 7 (8.97%) Analytics
3 6 (7.69%) SDLC
4 5 (6.41%) Change Data Capture
5 4 (5.13%) Fund Accounting
5 4 (5.13%) Workflow
5 4 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.13%) Use Case
5 4 (5.13%) Release Management
6 3 (3.85%) Change Management
6 3 (3.85%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.56%) People Management
8 1 (1.28%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (1.28%) Cash Management
8 1 (1.28%) Test Strategy
8 1 (1.28%) Test Planning
8 1 (1.28%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.03%) SQL
2 16 (20.51%) VBA
3 14 (17.95%) C#
4 12 (15.38%) Perl
5 9 (11.54%) Java
5 9 (11.54%) Python
6 7 (8.97%) Shell Script
7 6 (7.69%) UniBasic
8 5 (6.41%) RPG IV
8 5 (6.41%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.28%) PMP
2 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) Basel III
2 3 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) Cognos
1 10 (12.82%) CODA
2 5 (6.41%) IBM
2 5 (6.41%) Calypso
3 4 (5.13%) Vermilion
3 4 (5.13%) Murex
3 4 (5.13%) TIBCO
4 3 (3.85%) Wall Street Systems
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle
5 2 (2.56%) Reuters
5 2 (2.56%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.28%) OpenLink
6 1 (1.28%) Sophis
6 1 (1.28%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.28%) Misys
6 1 (1.28%) Sun
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