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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sybase
Rank 126 120 131
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Sybase 17 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.42% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 0.93% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 10
Average daily rate
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£350 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £90.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year
- +102.24%
Sybase
England

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
1416 1297 1586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.33% 45.25% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 578 723
Average daily rate £338 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £214 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 105 133
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sybase across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Sybase Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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
Manchester - 5 £400 - 4
Cheshire -6 3 £358 -
Sybase
England

Sybase
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 28 (77.78%) C#
2 26 (72.22%) WPF
3 25 (69.44%) .NET
4 18 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (50.00%) TDD
5 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (44.44%) Unit Testing
6 14 (38.89%) VB.NET
7 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
7 13 (36.11%) MVVM
8 9 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
8 9 (25.00%) SQL
8 9 (25.00%) WinForms
9 6 (16.67%) Hibernate
9 6 (16.67%) Scrum
9 6 (16.67%) Finance
9 6 (16.67%) VB
9 6 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (16.67%) VB6
10 5 (13.89%) Oracle
10 5 (13.89%) Linux
10 5 (13.89%) UNIX
11 4 (11.11%) Windows
11 4 (11.11%) DB2
11 4 (11.11%) Migration
11 4 (11.11%) Change Management
11 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (8.33%) WebSphere

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 3 (8.33%) Apache
1 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (11.11%) DB2
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.56%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (5.56%) OLAP
5 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.56%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) ERwin
3 1 (2.78%) WebLogic Workshop
3 1 (2.78%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) Developer
2 18 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 7 (19.44%) C# Developer
5 5 (13.89%) SQL Developer
5 5 (13.89%) VB Developer
5 5 (13.89%) VB6 Developer
5 5 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (13.89%) WPF Developer
6 4 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Applications Developer
7 3 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (8.33%) DBA
7 3 (8.33%) Administrator
8 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (5.56%) DB2 DBA
8 2 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (72.22%) WPF
2 25 (69.44%) .NET
3 9 (25.00%) WinForms
4 6 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 3 (8.33%) HTML
5 3 (8.33%) Web Services
5 3 (8.33%) Middleware
5 3 (8.33%) HTML5
5 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (5.56%) Regular Expression
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.78%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (8.33%) Firmware
3 2 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.56%) PMI
3 2 (5.56%) Economics
4 1 (2.78%) Open Source
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) UNIX
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) TDD
2 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 13 (36.11%) MVVM
4 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (16.67%) Scrum
5 4 (11.11%) Change Management
5 4 (11.11%) Migration
5 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
6 3 (8.33%) OO
6 3 (8.33%) OOD
6 3 (8.33%) Time Management
6 3 (8.33%) Data Management
7 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.56%) ETL
7 2 (5.56%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 28 (77.78%) C#
2 14 (38.89%) VB.NET
3 9 (25.00%) SQL
4 6 (16.67%) VB
4 6 (16.67%) VB6
5 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.33%) Perl
6 2 (5.56%) Delphi
6 2 (5.56%) XAML
6 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) PMP
1 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) RHEV
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) IBM
2 3 (8.33%) EMC
2 3 (8.33%) NetApp
2 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.56%) Telerik
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Perforce