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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SunGard over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SunGard
Rank 641 631 590
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -41
Contract jobs citing SunGard 14 23 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.040% 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 0.058% 0.093% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 35
Median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £681 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
24044 24752 26246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.80% 43.26% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14682 14636 14796
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 857 1078 1181
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

SunGard
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SunGard as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SunGard within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 14 £550 - 4
London -8 13 £550 - 3
Hounslow - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Leeds - 1 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £500 -

SunGard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SunGard also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SunGard.

1 27 (54.00%) Finance
2 21 (42.00%) SQL
3 17 (34.00%) Banking
4 16 (32.00%) Retail
5 15 (30.00%) HP
6 12 (24.00%) Investment Banking
7 11 (22.00%) Summit
8 10 (20.00%) Linux
9 9 (18.00%) Unix
10 8 (16.00%) Windows
10 8 (16.00%) Perl
10 8 (16.00%) Front Office
11 7 (14.00%) Asset Management
11 7 (14.00%) SunGard GMI
11 7 (14.00%) SDLC
12 6 (12.00%) QA
12 6 (12.00%) Back Office
12 6 (12.00%) VMware
12 6 (12.00%) Oracle
13 5 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (10.00%) Project Management
13 5 (10.00%) Global One
13 5 (10.00%) Java
13 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (8.00%) Fund Accounting
14 4 (8.00%) xMatters
14 4 (8.00%) VMware ESX
14 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (8.00%) Business Continuity

SunGard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.00%) Apache
1 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.00%) IIS
1 1 (2.00%) JBoss
1 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Summit
2 7 (14.00%) SunGard GMI
3 5 (10.00%) Global One
4 2 (4.00%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (4.00%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (4.00%) Markit EDM
4 2 (4.00%) SunGard Stream Ubix
4 2 (4.00%) Temenos T24
5 1 (2.00%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (2.00%) Investran
5 1 (2.00%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (2.00%) SunGard APT
5 1 (2.00%) SunGard AvantGard
5 1 (2.00%) SunGard Martini
5 1 (2.00%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Firewall
1 2 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) UniData
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.00%) DB2
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) JIRA
1 2 (4.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (54.00%) Finance
2 17 (34.00%) Banking
3 16 (32.00%) Retail
4 12 (24.00%) Investment Banking
5 8 (16.00%) Front Office
6 6 (12.00%) Back Office
7 3 (6.00%) Financial Institution
8 1 (2.00%) General Ledger
8 1 (2.00%) International Banking
8 1 (2.00%) Legal
8 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Applications Support
2 8 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (8.00%) Architect
3 4 (8.00%) Development Officer
4 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.00%) Business Continuity Manager
4 3 (6.00%) Business Manager
4 3 (6.00%) Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.00%) Test Leader
4 3 (6.00%) UAT Lead
4 3 (6.00%) UAT Test Lead
5 2 (4.00%) Commodities Business Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Functional Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Programme Director
5 2 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Asset Management Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Front Office C++ Developer
6 1 (2.00%) NetApp Consultant
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) HTML
1 1 (2.00%) Web Services
1 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.00%) Derivative
2 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 3 (6.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.00%) Equities
3 2 (4.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.00%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.00%) AS400
4 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.00%) iPhone
4 1 (2.00%) iSeries
4 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.00%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.00%) PMI
4 1 (2.00%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.00%) Unix
3 8 (16.00%) Windows
4 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.00%) Android
6 1 (2.00%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (2.00%) Solaris
6 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.00%) VMS
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.00%) Asset Management
1 7 (14.00%) SDLC
2 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (10.00%) Project Management
3 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (8.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (8.00%) Fund Accounting
3 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (6.00%) Collateral Management
4 3 (6.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 3 (6.00%) Investment Management
4 3 (6.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (6.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (4.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (4.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) SQL
2 8 (16.00%) Perl
3 5 (10.00%) Java
4 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.00%) C
5 1 (2.00%) C++
5 1 (2.00%) COBOL
5 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.00%) RPG
5 1 (2.00%) Visual J++
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
2 3 (6.00%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) NFS
3 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Control-M
1 3 (6.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.00%) SnapMirror
3 1 (2.00%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) HP
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) VMware
3 4 (8.00%) Charles River
3 4 (8.00%) xMatters
4 3 (6.00%) IBM
4 3 (6.00%) Intel
4 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.00%) SAP
5 2 (4.00%) Wall Street Systems
6 1 (2.00%) Avaloq
6 1 (2.00%) BISAM
6 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.00%) Citrix
6 1 (2.00%) CODA
6 1 (2.00%) Cognos
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.00%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.00%) Sun
6 1 (2.00%) Veeam