The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sybase products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sybase over the 3 months to 20 October 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 Sybase, Inc.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sybase
Rank 133 125 129
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Sybase 7 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.47% 0.40% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate
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£358 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £90.00 -
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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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1486 1246 1512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.06% 43.64% 47.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 806 570 698
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 107 111
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +24.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £31.56 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

Sybase
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Sybase Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Sybase
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Sybase Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Sybase
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Sybase Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Sybase
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sybase within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 October 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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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
Cheshire +9 5 £365 - 2
Manchester - 1 £300 - 1
Sybase
England

Sybase
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 11 (52.38%) C#
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) WPF
3 9 (42.86%) MVVM
4 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (38.10%) .NET
5 7 (33.33%) Oracle
5 7 (33.33%) Linux
6 6 (28.57%) Finance
6 6 (28.57%) Migration
6 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (23.81%) TDD
7 5 (23.81%) Banking
7 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
7 5 (23.81%) Scrum
7 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
7 5 (23.81%) UNIX
7 5 (23.81%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (19.05%) DB2
8 4 (19.05%) VB
8 4 (19.05%) Windows
8 4 (19.05%) Change Management
8 4 (19.05%) VB6
8 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
9 3 (14.29%) Relational Database

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 3 (14.29%) Apache
1 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (19.05%) DB2
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (9.52%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (9.52%) OLAP
5 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
6 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.52%) ERwin
3 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Workshop
3 1 (4.76%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 5 (23.81%) C# Developer
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Developer
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (19.05%) WPF Developer
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (14.29%) VB6 Developer
5 3 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (14.29%) VB Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Administrator
5 3 (14.29%) DBA
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 2 (9.52%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) WPF
2 8 (38.10%) .NET
3 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
4 3 (14.29%) WinForms
4 3 (14.29%) Middleware
5 2 (9.52%) HTML
5 2 (9.52%) J2EE
5 2 (9.52%) EJB
5 2 (9.52%) JDBC
5 2 (9.52%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) PMI
1 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.52%) Economics
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) UNIX
3 4 (19.05%) Windows
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) MVVM
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Migration
3 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (23.81%) TDD
4 5 (23.81%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Change Management
5 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 3 (14.29%) Coaching
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 3 (14.29%) Data Management
7 2 (9.52%) Information Security
7 2 (9.52%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
7 2 (9.52%) ETL
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
4 4 (19.05%) VB6
4 4 (19.05%) VB
5 3 (14.29%) Perl
6 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
6 2 (9.52%) Delphi
6 2 (9.52%) Java
7 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) PMP
1 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Firmware
1 3 (14.29%) RHEV
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) IBM
2 3 (14.29%) EMC
2 3 (14.29%) NetApp
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) Perforce
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft