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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SunGard
Rank 559 504 520
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +16
Contract jobs citing SunGard 36 74 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 43 40
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £588 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate - £428 £425
% change year-on-year
- +0.58%
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
26028 25021 26921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.18% 46.94% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14561 13847 13670
Average daily rate £385 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1102 1116 1369
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 11 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 22 August 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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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 -63 34 £500 +11.11% 9
London -18 30 £500 +11.11% 8
City of London +18 9 £513 +9.62% 1
South East 0 2 - - 1
Reading - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Hounslow - - - -

SunGard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 39 (44.83%) Finance
2 32 (36.78%) SQL
3 26 (29.89%) Banking
3 26 (29.89%) SunGard GMI
4 22 (25.29%) Investment Banking
5 20 (22.99%) Oracle
6 17 (19.54%) SQL Server
7 15 (17.24%) Derivative
8 14 (16.09%) Perl
9 13 (14.94%) Business Analysis
10 12 (13.79%) UNIX
11 11 (12.64%) Market Risk
11 11 (12.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (12.64%) Oracle Database
12 10 (11.49%) Credit Risk
12 10 (11.49%) Windows
12 10 (11.49%) Migration
12 10 (11.49%) Back Office
13 9 (10.34%) C#
13 9 (10.34%) Java
13 9 (10.34%) Adaptiv
14 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (9.20%) SunGard AvantGard
14 8 (9.20%) Cash Management
14 8 (9.20%) Global One
15 7 (8.05%) Equities
15 7 (8.05%) Crystal Reports
16 6 (6.90%) Endur
16 6 (6.90%) Front Office
16 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008

SunGard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (4.60%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.15%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (29.89%) SunGard GMI
2 9 (10.34%) Adaptiv
3 8 (9.20%) SunGard AvantGard
3 8 (9.20%) Global One
4 6 (6.90%) Endur
4 6 (6.90%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 6 (6.90%) IntelliMatch
5 5 (5.75%) Aligne
6 4 (4.60%) SunGard Stream Ubix
7 3 (3.45%) Front Arena
8 2 (2.30%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 2 (2.30%) SunGard APT
9 1 (1.15%) SAP ERP
9 1 (1.15%) ZaiNet
9 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (1.15%) SunGard Martini
9 1 (1.15%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.60%) SAN
3 2 (2.30%) FTP
4 1 (1.15%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.54%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.64%) Oracle Database
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (8.05%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.60%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.45%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.30%) MS Access
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.15%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.15%) SAP BW
9 1 (1.15%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 6 (6.90%) JIRA
2 3 (3.45%) Subversion
2 3 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.15%) Maven
4 1 (1.15%) Log4j
4 1 (1.15%) JUnit
4 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (44.83%) Finance
2 26 (29.89%) Banking
3 22 (25.29%) Investment Banking
4 10 (11.49%) Back Office
5 6 (6.90%) Front Office
6 2 (2.30%) Advertising
6 2 (2.30%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.15%) International Banking
7 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (31.03%) Analyst
2 20 (22.99%) Developer
3 14 (16.09%) Project Manager
4 9 (10.34%) Business Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) Support Specialist
6 6 (6.90%) Applications Support
6 6 (6.90%) Consultant
7 4 (4.60%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Perl Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Market Risk Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Market Risk Business Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (3.45%) QA Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.45%) IntelliMatch Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (3.45%) Systems Support
8 3 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.75%) Spring
1 5 (5.75%) Hibernate
2 4 (4.60%) .NET
3 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (3.45%) Middleware
3 3 (3.45%) HTML
3 3 (3.45%) XML
3 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.45%) CSS
4 2 (2.30%) jQuery
5 1 (1.15%) WCF
5 1 (1.15%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.15%) GWT
5 1 (1.15%) MDX
5 1 (1.15%) JSTL
5 1 (1.15%) XMLBeans
5 1 (1.15%) Ext JS
5 1 (1.15%) HornetQ
5 1 (1.15%) JMX
5 1 (1.15%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) Derivative
2 11 (12.64%) Market Risk
3 10 (11.49%) Credit Risk
4 7 (8.05%) Equities
5 2 (2.30%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.30%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.30%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.15%) Swaptions
6 1 (1.15%) SecurID
6 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.15%) AS400
6 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.15%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.79%) UNIX
2 10 (11.49%) Windows
3 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.60%) Linux
3 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.30%) Solaris
5 1 (1.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.94%) Business Analysis
2 11 (12.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (11.49%) Migration
4 8 (9.20%) Cash Management
5 5 (5.75%) Incident Management
5 5 (5.75%) ITIL
6 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.60%) Change Management
6 4 (4.60%) Risk Management
6 4 (4.60%) Project Management
6 4 (4.60%) ETRM
6 4 (4.60%) System Testing
6 4 (4.60%) Quantitative Risk Management
6 4 (4.60%) Release Management
7 3 (3.45%) Stress Testing
7 3 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (3.45%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.45%) MVC
7 3 (3.45%) ETL
8 2 (2.30%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.78%) SQL
2 14 (16.09%) Perl
3 9 (10.34%) C#
3 9 (10.34%) Java
4 5 (5.75%) Python
5 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.30%) Ruby
7 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.15%) APMP
3 1 (1.15%) ISEB
3 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) QA
2 4 (4.60%) EMIR
3 3 (3.45%) SLA
4 2 (2.30%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) Nagios
2 3 (3.45%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 20 (22.99%) Oracle
2 5 (5.75%) Sybase
2 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.45%) Bloomberg
3 3 (3.45%) OpenLink
3 3 (3.45%) Citrix
3 3 (3.45%) Murex
4 2 (2.30%) Calypso
4 2 (2.30%) Informatica
4 2 (2.30%) SAP
4 2 (2.30%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.30%) Sencha
5 1 (1.15%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.15%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.15%) StatPro
5 1 (1.15%) Reuters
5 1 (1.15%) JBoss
5 1 (1.15%) Apple
5 1 (1.15%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.15%) Fidessa
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