The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SunGard
Rank 534 478 457
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -21
Contract jobs citing SunGard 53 66 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.29% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 28 75
Average daily rate £550 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £350 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £690
UK excluding London average daily rate £565 £375 £625
% change year-on-year
+50.66% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £39.53 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

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 18 April 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 16 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -101 52 £550 +22.22% 10
London -31 51 £550 +22.22% 6
City of London -17 20 £550 +22.22% 4
Docklands, London - 1 - -
South East - - - - 4
Cambridge - - - -
Chertsey - - - - 2
Hounslow - - - -
East of England - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 3

SunGard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 40 (45.45%) Finance
2 36 (40.91%) SQL
3 20 (22.73%) Banking
3 20 (22.73%) SunGard GMI
4 16 (18.18%) Derivative
4 16 (18.18%) Aligne
4 16 (18.18%) Java
5 14 (15.91%) Perl
6 13 (14.77%) SQL Server
6 13 (14.77%) PRINCE2
6 13 (14.77%) IntelliMatch
7 12 (13.64%) C#
7 12 (13.64%) Project Management
7 12 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (12.50%) Investment Banking
9 10 (11.36%) PRINCE
9 10 (11.36%) Business Analysis
9 10 (11.36%) Supplier Management
9 10 (11.36%) Waterfall
10 9 (10.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (10.23%) AS400
10 9 (10.23%) Oracle
11 8 (9.09%) UNIX
11 8 (9.09%) Calypso
11 8 (9.09%) Global One
11 8 (9.09%) Market Risk
12 7 (7.95%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (7.95%) Quantitative Risk Management
12 7 (7.95%) Equities
12 7 (7.95%) General Ledger

SunGard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.14%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (22.73%) SunGard GMI
2 16 (18.18%) Aligne
3 13 (14.77%) IntelliMatch
4 8 (9.09%) Global One
5 6 (6.82%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 5 (5.68%) Endur
7 4 (4.55%) SunGard AvantGard
7 4 (4.55%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
8 3 (3.41%) Front Arena
9 2 (2.27%) Adaptiv
9 2 (2.27%) Summit
10 1 (1.14%) Kondor+
10 1 (1.14%) ZaiNet
10 1 (1.14%) SimCorp Dimension
10 1 (1.14%) SunGard Martini
10 1 (1.14%) Monis
10 1 (1.14%) SunGard Panorama
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) FTP
2 2 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.14%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.14%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) JIRA
2 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.14%) Log4j
3 1 (1.14%) Maven
3 1 (1.14%) JUnit
General
1 40 (45.45%) Finance
2 20 (22.73%) Banking
3 11 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 7 (7.95%) General Ledger
5 6 (6.82%) Front Office
6 5 (5.68%) Back Office
7 2 (2.27%) Retail
8 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (40.91%) Developer
2 23 (26.14%) Analyst
3 15 (17.05%) Project Manager
4 11 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 9 (10.23%) IntelliMatch Developer
6 5 (5.68%) AS400 Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (4.55%) Programmer
7 4 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Programmer
7 4 (4.55%) Perl Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 4 (4.55%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Support Specialist
8 3 (3.41%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Test Manager
9 2 (2.27%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.27%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.95%) XML
2 5 (5.68%) Hibernate
2 5 (5.68%) Spring
2 5 (5.68%) .NET
3 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.27%) CSS
3 2 (2.27%) HTML
3 2 (2.27%) jQuery
3 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.14%) Ext JS
4 1 (1.14%) HornetQ
4 1 (1.14%) GWT
4 1 (1.14%) MDX
4 1 (1.14%) JSTL
4 1 (1.14%) XMLBeans
4 1 (1.14%) OLE
4 1 (1.14%) JMX
4 1 (1.14%) JAXB
4 1 (1.14%) JMS
4 1 (1.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Derivative
2 9 (10.23%) AS400
3 8 (9.09%) Market Risk
4 7 (7.95%) Equities
5 5 (5.68%) Credit Risk
6 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.27%) Swaptions
7 2 (2.27%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.14%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.14%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.09%) UNIX
2 2 (2.27%) Windows
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.77%) PRINCE2
2 12 (13.64%) Project Management
2 12 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (11.36%) PRINCE
3 10 (11.36%) Business Analysis
3 10 (11.36%) Supplier Management
3 10 (11.36%) Waterfall
4 7 (7.95%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (7.95%) Quantitative Risk Management
5 6 (6.82%) Change Management
6 5 (5.68%) ETRM
6 5 (5.68%) Migration
7 4 (4.55%) Data Analysis
7 4 (4.55%) Validation
7 4 (4.55%) Release Management
7 4 (4.55%) Stress Testing
7 4 (4.55%) Data Validation
7 4 (4.55%) Cash Management
8 3 (3.41%) Test Scripting
8 3 (3.41%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.91%) SQL
2 16 (18.18%) Java
3 14 (15.91%) Perl
4 12 (13.64%) C#
5 4 (4.55%) RPG
6 3 (3.41%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.27%) Ruby
8 1 (1.14%) C++
8 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) MCSE
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.14%) MCDST
2 1 (1.14%) MCTS
2 1 (1.14%) MCITP
2 1 (1.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) EMIR
3 1 (1.14%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (10.23%) Oracle
2 8 (9.09%) Calypso
3 6 (6.82%) Murex
4 5 (5.68%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.68%) Sybase
5 3 (3.41%) OpenLink
6 2 (2.27%) Cisco
6 2 (2.27%) Sun
6 2 (2.27%) Reuters
6 2 (2.27%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.27%) Fidessa
6 2 (2.27%) Sencha
7 1 (1.14%) Triple Point
7 1 (1.14%) Fiserv
7 1 (1.14%) Advent
7 1 (1.14%) SimCorp
7 1 (1.14%) Sophis
7 1 (1.14%) JBoss