The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sybase products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sybase over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sybase
Rank - 38 -
Contract jobs citing Sybase 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.63% -
As % of the Vendors category - 1.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Sybase
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
169 184 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 51.84% 57.50% 49.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 73 49
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £170 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £514 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.42 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.85% -39.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.00 £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £15.50 £21.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Sybase
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Sybase Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Sybase
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Sybase Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Sybase
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Sybase Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Sybase
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) CICS
2 2 (66.67%) MQSeries
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) zOS
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) RACF
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) ISPF
2 2 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (66.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (66.67%) zSecure
3 1 (33.33%) CLIST
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) CICS
1 2 (66.67%) MQSeries
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Kerberos
1 1 (33.33%) SSH
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) RACF Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ISPF
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) CLIST
2 1 (33.33%) JCL
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) REXX
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (66.67%) RACF
1 2 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) zSecure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CA
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle