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 23 September 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 SunGard Data Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SunGard
Rank 569 492 539
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +47
Contract jobs citing SunGard 45 86 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 52 31
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£475 £460 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% -16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £585 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £550 £275
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +100.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
26444 24565 27318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.76% 46.60% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14953 13794 13926
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1180 1089 1385
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.34 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 23 September 2014.

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 13 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 23 September 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
England -56 43 £488 +5.97% 4
London -18 35 £525 +15.38% 4
City of London +12 14 £500 +6.95% 1
South East -12 2 £325 -40.90%
Chertsey - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
East of England - - - -

SunGard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 42 (46.15%) Finance
2 34 (37.36%) Banking
3 27 (29.67%) Investment Banking
4 24 (26.37%) SunGard GMI
5 23 (25.27%) Oracle
6 22 (24.18%) SQL
7 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 14 (15.38%) Derivative
8 13 (14.29%) Business Analysis
9 12 (13.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (13.19%) Project Management
10 11 (12.09%) Back Office
10 11 (12.09%) PRINCE2
11 10 (10.99%) Windows
11 10 (10.99%) Degree
11 10 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (10.99%) Oracle Database
11 10 (10.99%) Quantitative Risk Management
12 9 (9.89%) IntelliMatch
12 9 (9.89%) UNIX
13 8 (8.79%) FTP
13 8 (8.79%) Calypso
13 8 (8.79%) Business Transformation
13 8 (8.79%) Cash Management
13 8 (8.79%) Adaptiv
13 8 (8.79%) SunGard AvantGard
14 7 (7.69%) Market Risk
14 7 (7.69%) TOGAF
14 7 (7.69%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
14 7 (7.69%) Dodd-Frank

SunGard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.40%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Office
2 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (26.37%) SunGard GMI
2 9 (9.89%) IntelliMatch
3 8 (8.79%) SunGard AvantGard
3 8 (8.79%) Adaptiv
4 7 (7.69%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 5 (5.49%) Aligne
6 4 (4.40%) SunGard Stream Ubix
7 3 (3.30%) Endur
8 2 (2.20%) Front Arena
8 2 (2.20%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 2 (2.20%) SunGard APT
9 1 (1.10%) SAP BPC
9 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (1.10%) SunGard Martini
9 1 (1.10%) Global One
9 1 (1.10%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) FTP
2 5 (5.49%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.40%) SAN
4 1 (1.10%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.99%) Oracle Database
3 7 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.20%) MS Access
6 2 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.10%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.10%) DataStage
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.10%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) TestDirector
1 3 (3.30%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (3.30%) Subversion
2 2 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.10%) JIRA
General
1 42 (46.15%) Finance
2 34 (37.36%) Banking
3 27 (29.67%) Investment Banking
4 11 (12.09%) Back Office
5 6 (6.59%) Front Office
6 2 (2.20%) Advertising
7 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.10%) Legal
7 1 (1.10%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.10%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (27.47%) Analyst
2 19 (20.88%) Project Manager
3 11 (12.09%) Business Analyst
4 8 (8.79%) Architect
4 8 (8.79%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (7.69%) Support Specialist
6 6 (6.59%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.59%) Consultant
6 6 (6.59%) Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.40%) Test Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (3.30%) Market Risk Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) QA Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Platform Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Systems Support
10 2 (2.20%) SQL Developer
10 2 (2.20%) Market Risk Business Analyst
10 2 (2.20%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) .NET
1 3 (3.30%) Middleware
1 3 (3.30%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.20%) CSS
2 2 (2.20%) HTML
2 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.10%) Web Services
3 1 (1.10%) jQuery
3 1 (1.10%) MDX
3 1 (1.10%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Derivative
2 7 (7.69%) Market Risk
3 6 (6.59%) Credit Risk
4 3 (3.30%) AS400
4 3 (3.30%) Reference Data
4 3 (3.30%) SWIFT
4 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.20%) iSeries
5 2 (2.20%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.10%) Equities
6 1 (1.10%) SecurID
6 1 (1.10%) PMI
6 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.99%) Windows
2 9 (9.89%) UNIX
3 5 (5.49%) AIX
4 4 (4.40%) Linux
4 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 12 (13.19%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (13.19%) Project Management
3 11 (12.09%) PRINCE2
4 10 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (10.99%) Quantitative Risk Management
5 8 (8.79%) Business Transformation
5 8 (8.79%) Cash Management
6 7 (7.69%) Migration
6 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (7.69%) TOGAF
7 5 (5.49%) Change Management
8 4 (4.40%) UML
8 4 (4.40%) ITIL
8 4 (4.40%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.40%) Supplier Management
8 4 (4.40%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.40%) Business Development
8 4 (4.40%) System Testing
8 4 (4.40%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.18%) SQL
2 6 (6.59%) Perl
3 5 (5.49%) Python
4 4 (4.40%) C#
5 2 (2.20%) C
5 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.10%) Java
6 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.10%) Ruby
6 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.99%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) ISEB
2 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.10%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (5.49%) QA
3 3 (3.30%) EMIR
4 2 (2.20%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) Nagios
2 3 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.30%) Dollar Universe
3 2 (2.20%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.20%) SCOM
3 2 (2.20%) Control-M
Vendors
1 23 (25.27%) Oracle
2 8 (8.79%) Calypso
3 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.30%) IBM
4 3 (3.30%) Citrix
4 3 (3.30%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.20%) OpenLink
5 2 (2.20%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.20%) Informatica
5 2 (2.20%) Intel
5 2 (2.20%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.20%) SAP
6 1 (1.10%) Cisco
6 1 (1.10%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.10%) SmartStream
6 1 (1.10%) HP
6 1 (1.10%) Sun
6 1 (1.10%) Apple
6 1 (1.10%) Reuters
6 1 (1.10%) Cognizant