The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of SunGard products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SunGard over the 3 months to 1 July 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 SunGard Data Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SunGard
Rank 559 556 491
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -65
Contract jobs citing SunGard 49 47 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.087% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.19% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 22 47
Average daily rate
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£531 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £401 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £565 £443
% change year-on-year
-42.47% +27.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £39.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25025 24195 23227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.72% 44.96% 47.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14656 13591 12365
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1112 1036 1232
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

SunGard
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SunGard Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SunGard
Daily Rate Trend

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

SunGard Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SunGard
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SunGard within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

SunGard Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SunGard
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SunGard Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SunGard
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SunGard within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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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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
England -16 49 £531 +6.25% 4
London -9 37 £575 +15.00% 4
City of London +3 17 £600 +20.00% 2
Essex - 11 £325 -
East of England - 11 £325 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £525 -
Surrey -2 1 £413 -
South East -16 1 £413 -
Woking - 1 £413 -

SunGard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 60 (72.29%) Finance
2 33 (39.76%) SQL
3 23 (27.71%) SQL Server
4 19 (22.89%) SunGard GMI
5 18 (21.69%) Banking
6 16 (19.28%) VBA
7 15 (18.07%) C#
8 14 (16.87%) Front Office
9 13 (15.66%) Fixed Income
9 13 (15.66%) Perl
10 12 (14.46%) Business Analysis
11 11 (13.25%) IntelliMatch
12 10 (12.05%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (12.05%) Derivative
12 10 (12.05%) CODA
12 10 (12.05%) Migration
12 10 (12.05%) Java
12 10 (12.05%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (12.05%) UNIX
12 10 (12.05%) Cognos
13 9 (10.84%) Python
13 9 (10.84%) Global One
13 9 (10.84%) Front Arena
14 8 (9.64%) Credit Risk
14 8 (9.64%) Hedge funds
15 7 (8.43%) Basel III
15 7 (8.43%) Analytics
15 7 (8.43%) SDLC
15 7 (8.43%) Stress Testing
15 7 (8.43%) Adaptiv

SunGard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Applications
1 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (22.89%) SunGard GMI
2 11 (13.25%) IntelliMatch
3 9 (10.84%) Global One
3 9 (10.84%) Front Arena
4 7 (8.43%) Adaptiv
5 6 (7.23%) SunGard AvantGard
5 6 (7.23%) SunGard Martini
6 4 (4.82%) HiPortfolio
7 3 (3.61%) CODA-Financials
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (1.20%) Findur
8 1 (1.20%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (1.20%) PORTIA
8 1 (1.20%) thinkFolio
8 1 (1.20%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (1.20%) SunGard Stream Ubix
8 1 (1.20%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
8 1 (1.20%) SunGard APT
8 1 (1.20%) Investran
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.05%) Crystal Reports
2 10 (12.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (7.23%) MS Access
4 5 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.02%) UniData
5 4 (4.82%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) TestDirector
General
1 60 (72.29%) Finance
2 18 (21.69%) Banking
3 14 (16.87%) Front Office
4 7 (8.43%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.41%) French Language
5 2 (2.41%) Back Office
6 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (45.78%) Analyst
2 21 (25.30%) Business Analyst
3 20 (24.10%) Developer
4 14 (16.87%) Support Analyst
5 13 (15.66%) Applications Support
6 12 (14.46%) Consultant
7 9 (10.84%) Applications Support Analyst
8 8 (9.64%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
8 8 (9.64%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 7 (8.43%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (8.43%) Project Manager
10 6 (7.23%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (7.23%) Senior Support Analyst
10 6 (7.23%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 6 (7.23%) Financial Analyst
11 5 (6.02%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (6.02%) IntelliMatch Developer
12 4 (4.82%) Systems Support
12 4 (4.82%) Test Consultant
13 3 (3.61%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) Fixed Income
2 10 (12.05%) Derivative
3 8 (9.64%) Credit Risk
3 8 (9.64%) Hedge funds
4 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.02%) Replication
4 5 (6.02%) iSeries
5 4 (4.82%) Swaptions
6 1 (1.20%) PMI
6 1 (1.20%) EFT
6 1 (1.20%) AS400
6 1 (1.20%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.05%) UNIX
2 1 (1.20%) Windows
2 1 (1.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.46%) Business Analysis
2 10 (12.05%) Migration
3 7 (8.43%) Project Management
3 7 (8.43%) Stress Testing
3 7 (8.43%) Analytics
3 7 (8.43%) SDLC
4 5 (6.02%) Change Data Capture
4 5 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (6.02%) Workflow
5 4 (4.82%) Asset Management
5 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (4.82%) Change Management
5 4 (4.82%) Use Case
5 4 (4.82%) Release Management
5 4 (4.82%) Fund Accounting
6 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.41%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.41%) People Management
8 1 (1.20%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (1.20%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (39.76%) SQL
2 16 (19.28%) VBA
3 15 (18.07%) C#
4 13 (15.66%) Perl
5 10 (12.05%) Java
6 9 (10.84%) Python
7 7 (8.43%) Shell Script
8 6 (7.23%) UniBasic
9 5 (6.02%) RPG IV
9 5 (6.02%) RPG
10 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.41%) Degree
3 1 (1.20%) PMP
3 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) Basel III
2 4 (4.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (12.05%) CODA
1 10 (12.05%) Cognos
2 6 (7.23%) Calypso
3 5 (6.02%) Wall Street Systems
3 5 (6.02%) IBM
3 5 (6.02%) Murex
4 4 (4.82%) TIBCO
4 4 (4.82%) Vermilion
5 2 (2.41%) Reuters
5 2 (2.41%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.20%) Charles River
6 1 (1.20%) OpenLink
6 1 (1.20%) Sophis
6 1 (1.20%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.20%) SimCorp
6 1 (1.20%) Misys
6 1 (1.20%) Sun
6 1 (1.20%) Yardi
6 1 (1.20%) BI-SAM
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle