The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SunGard products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SunGard over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SunGard
Rank 380 362 357
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Contract jobs citing SunGard 35 68 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.59% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 44 30
Average daily rate
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£525 £455 £555
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £550 £275
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +100.00%
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 London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11238 11598 11955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.85% 46.16% 45.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7287 7558 7287
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 246 336
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.95 £45.00 £41.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

SunGard
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SunGard Jobs Demand Trend in London

SunGard
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SunGard Daily Rate Trend in London

SunGard
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SunGard across the London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

SunGard Daily Rate Histogram in London

SunGard
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SunGard Hourly Rate Trend in London

SunGard
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SunGard within the London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
City of London +12 14 £500 +6.95% 1
Hounslow - - - -
SunGard
England

SunGard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 31 (40.79%) Finance
1 31 (40.79%) Banking
2 26 (34.21%) Investment Banking
3 23 (30.26%) Oracle
4 22 (28.95%) SunGard GMI
5 21 (27.63%) SQL
6 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
6 14 (18.42%) Derivative
7 11 (14.47%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (13.16%) Oracle Database
8 10 (13.16%) Windows
8 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (11.84%) Back Office
9 9 (11.84%) Quantitative Risk Management
9 9 (11.84%) Business Analysis
10 8 (10.53%) Degree
10 8 (10.53%) IntelliMatch
10 8 (10.53%) Project Management
10 8 (10.53%) Adaptiv
10 8 (10.53%) Calypso
11 7 (9.21%) FTP
11 7 (9.21%) PRINCE2
11 7 (9.21%) UNIX
11 7 (9.21%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (9.21%) Migration
11 7 (9.21%) Dodd-Frank
11 7 (9.21%) SunGard AvantGard
11 7 (9.21%) Cash Management
11 7 (9.21%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
11 7 (9.21%) Business Transformation

SunGard
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Office
2 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (28.95%) SunGard GMI
2 8 (10.53%) IntelliMatch
2 8 (10.53%) Adaptiv
3 7 (9.21%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 7 (9.21%) SunGard AvantGard
4 4 (5.26%) SunGard Stream Ubix
4 4 (5.26%) Aligne
5 3 (3.95%) Endur
6 2 (2.63%) SunGard APT
6 2 (2.63%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 1 (1.32%) Global One
7 1 (1.32%) Front Arena
7 1 (1.32%) SunGard Martini
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) FTP
2 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.26%) SAN
4 1 (1.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.16%) Oracle Database
3 7 (9.21%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.63%) MS Access
7 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.32%) DataStage
7 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.32%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) TestDirector
1 3 (3.95%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (3.95%) Subversion
2 2 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 31 (40.79%) Finance
1 31 (40.79%) Banking
2 26 (34.21%) Investment Banking
3 9 (11.84%) Back Office
4 5 (6.58%) Front Office
5 2 (2.63%) Advertising
6 1 (1.32%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Analyst
2 15 (19.74%) Project Manager
3 8 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) Architect
4 7 (9.21%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (9.21%) Support Specialist
5 6 (7.89%) Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.26%) Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Market Risk Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Systems Support
8 3 (3.95%) QA Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Platform Manager
9 2 (2.63%) Market Risk Business Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Technical Manager
9 2 (2.63%) Risk Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) .NET
1 3 (3.95%) Middleware
1 3 (3.95%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.63%) CSS
2 2 (2.63%) HTML
2 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.32%) Web Services
3 1 (1.32%) jQuery
3 1 (1.32%) MDX
3 1 (1.32%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Derivative
2 6 (7.89%) Credit Risk
2 6 (7.89%) Market Risk
3 3 (3.95%) Reference Data
3 3 (3.95%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.63%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.32%) Equities
5 1 (1.32%) SecurID
5 1 (1.32%) PMI
5 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.16%) Windows
2 7 (9.21%) UNIX
3 4 (5.26%) Linux
3 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.95%) AIX
5 2 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.47%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.84%) Business Analysis
3 9 (11.84%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 8 (10.53%) Project Management
5 7 (9.21%) PRINCE2
5 7 (9.21%) Migration
5 7 (9.21%) Cash Management
5 7 (9.21%) Business Transformation
6 6 (7.89%) TOGAF
7 4 (5.26%) Business Development
7 4 (5.26%) System Testing
7 4 (5.26%) ITIL
7 4 (5.26%) UML
7 4 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (5.26%) Data Architecture
8 3 (3.95%) Test Strategy
8 3 (3.95%) ETL
8 3 (3.95%) Change Management
8 3 (3.95%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.63%) SQL
2 6 (7.89%) Perl
3 5 (6.58%) Python
4 4 (5.26%) C#
5 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.32%) Ruby
6 1 (1.32%) Java
6 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.32%) APMP
3 1 (1.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (5.26%) QA
3 3 (3.95%) EMIR
4 2 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Nagios
2 3 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.95%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 23 (30.26%) Oracle
2 8 (10.53%) Calypso
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.95%) Citrix
4 3 (3.95%) Bloomberg
4 3 (3.95%) IBM
5 2 (2.63%) OpenLink
5 2 (2.63%) Informatica
6 1 (1.32%) Apple
6 1 (1.32%) Reuters
6 1 (1.32%) StatPro
6 1 (1.32%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.32%) Sun
6 1 (1.32%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.32%) SmartStream
6 1 (1.32%) HP
6 1 (1.32%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.32%) SAP
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco
6 1 (1.32%) Blue Coat