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 27 August 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 Sybase, Inc.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sybase
Rank 146 121 118
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -3
Contract jobs citing Sybase 15 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.36% 0.51% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 1.14% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 0
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£425 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £421 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+8.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 - £90.00
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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
1799 1406 1306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.86% 44.75% 45.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1022 735 578
Average daily rate £390 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.41% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 94 108
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £10.06 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.61 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 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
Merseyside -6 7 £254 -27.50%
Manchester -17 4 £425 +6.25%
Cheshire -16 1 - - 2
Sybase
England

Sybase
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 22 (68.75%) Oracle
2 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
3 19 (59.38%) SQL
4 18 (56.25%) Middleware
5 16 (50.00%) DB2
6 15 (46.88%) Finance
7 14 (43.75%) Banking
7 14 (43.75%) WebSphere
8 13 (40.63%) Java
9 12 (37.50%) XML
9 12 (37.50%) UNIX
10 11 (34.38%) J2EE
11 9 (28.13%) TIBCO
11 9 (28.13%) IBM
11 9 (28.13%) Web Services
11 9 (28.13%) XML Messaging
11 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
12 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
12 7 (21.88%) Time Sharing Option
12 7 (21.88%) Job Entry Subsystem
12 7 (21.88%) Information Security
12 7 (21.88%) SSH
12 7 (21.88%) Spring
12 7 (21.88%) ISPF
12 7 (21.88%) MQSeries
12 7 (21.88%) Kerberos
12 7 (21.88%) SSL
12 7 (21.88%) RACF
12 7 (21.88%) CA
12 7 (21.88%) zOS

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 14 (43.75%) WebSphere
2 7 (21.88%) MQSeries
3 6 (18.75%) CICS
4 3 (9.38%) IIS
4 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
5 2 (6.25%) JBoss
5 2 (6.25%) SAS
5 2 (6.25%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Kerberos
1 7 (21.88%) SSL
1 7 (21.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 16 (50.00%) DB2
3 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
4 6 (18.75%) Ingres
4 6 (18.75%) Informix
5 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
5 3 (9.38%) MySQL
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SoapUI
2 2 (6.25%) Eclipse RCP
2 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 14 (43.75%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Security Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Information Security Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Environment Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Database Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Test Environment Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.25%) Release Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Database Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) RACF Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Database Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) Middleware
2 12 (37.50%) XML
3 11 (34.38%) J2EE
4 9 (28.13%) XML Messaging
4 9 (28.13%) Web Services
5 7 (21.88%) Spring
5 7 (21.88%) ISPF
6 3 (9.38%) HTML
6 3 (9.38%) .NET
7 2 (6.25%) EJB
7 2 (6.25%) SOAP
7 2 (6.25%) SWT
7 2 (6.25%) RESTful
7 2 (6.25%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.25%) PKI
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) UNIX
2 7 (21.88%) zOS
3 5 (15.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
2 7 (21.88%) Information Security
3 6 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (18.75%) Data Analysis
3 6 (18.75%) Database Security
4 5 (15.63%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
5 3 (9.38%) ETL
5 3 (9.38%) SDLC
6 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Demand Management
6 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.25%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) C
4 2 (6.25%) Perl
4 2 (6.25%) Assembly Language
4 2 (6.25%) REXX
4 2 (6.25%) JCL
4 2 (6.25%) CLIST
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Sun Certification
1 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) RACF
1 7 (21.88%) Time Sharing Option
1 7 (21.88%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) zSecure
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Oracle
2 9 (28.13%) IBM
2 9 (28.13%) TIBCO
3 7 (21.88%) CA
4 6 (18.75%) Teradata
5 3 (9.38%) ServiceNow
6 2 (6.25%) Sun
7 1 (3.13%) McAfee
7 1 (3.13%) Rapid7