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 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SunGard
Rank 572 503 535
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +32
Contract jobs citing SunGard 45 87 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.36% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 53 30
Average daily rate
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£488 £475 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £615 £665
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
26002 24478 26884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.45% 46.46% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14841 13808 13714
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
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 1185 1104 1374
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.90 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 October 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 1 October 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 £500 +5.26% 6
London -24 35 £525 +14.13% 4
City of London +23 16 £525 +10.52% 1
South East -17 2 £325 -40.90%
Chertsey - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Essex - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -
East of England - - - - 2

SunGard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (45.16%) Finance
2 37 (39.78%) Banking
3 29 (31.18%) Investment Banking
4 22 (23.66%) Oracle
4 22 (23.66%) SunGard GMI
5 21 (22.58%) SQL
6 15 (16.13%) Business Analysis
7 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
8 13 (13.98%) Project Management
8 13 (13.98%) Back Office
8 13 (13.98%) Derivative
9 12 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (12.90%) Windows
10 11 (11.83%) PRINCE2
10 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (10.75%) Adaptiv
11 10 (10.75%) Degree
11 10 (10.75%) Quantitative Risk Management
11 10 (10.75%) IntelliMatch
12 9 (9.68%) Oracle Database
12 9 (9.68%) Business Transformation
12 9 (9.68%) UNIX
13 8 (8.60%) FTP
13 8 (8.60%) Calypso
13 8 (8.60%) Market Risk
13 8 (8.60%) Credit Risk
14 7 (7.53%) SunGard AvantGard
14 7 (7.53%) Cash Management
14 7 (7.53%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
14 7 (7.53%) Dodd-Frank

SunGard
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (4.30%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MS Office
2 2 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (23.66%) SunGard GMI
2 10 (10.75%) Adaptiv
2 10 (10.75%) IntelliMatch
3 7 (7.53%) SunGard AvantGard
3 7 (7.53%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 5 (5.38%) Aligne
5 4 (4.30%) SunGard Stream Ubix
6 3 (3.23%) Endur
6 3 (3.23%) Global One
6 3 (3.23%) SunGard Martini
7 2 (2.15%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 2 (2.15%) SunGard APT
7 2 (2.15%) Front Arena
8 1 (1.08%) SAP BPC
8 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (1.08%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.60%) FTP
2 5 (5.38%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.38%) SAN
3 1 (1.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.68%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.15%) MS Access
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.08%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.08%) DataStage
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.08%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Subversion
2 3 (3.23%) TestDirector
2 3 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (3.23%) JIRA
3 2 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
General
1 42 (45.16%) Finance
2 37 (39.78%) Banking
3 29 (31.18%) Investment Banking
4 13 (13.98%) Back Office
5 6 (6.45%) Front Office
6 2 (2.15%) Advertising
7 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.08%) Legal
7 1 (1.08%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (29.03%) Analyst
2 20 (21.51%) Project Manager
3 13 (13.98%) Business Analyst
4 8 (8.60%) Architect
4 8 (8.60%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (6.45%) Consultant
5 6 (6.45%) Developer
5 6 (6.45%) Support Specialist
5 6 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.38%) Applications Support
6 5 (5.38%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (4.30%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (3.23%) Market Risk Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Systems Support
8 3 (3.23%) Technical Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) Middleware
2 4 (4.30%) .NET
3 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.08%) HTML
4 1 (1.08%) CSS
4 1 (1.08%) Web Services
4 1 (1.08%) WCF
4 1 (1.08%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.98%) Derivative
2 8 (8.60%) Market Risk
2 8 (8.60%) Credit Risk
3 3 (3.23%) AS400
3 3 (3.23%) SWIFT
3 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.23%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.15%) iSeries
4 2 (2.15%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.08%) PMI
5 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.08%) User Experience
5 1 (1.08%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.90%) Windows
2 9 (9.68%) UNIX
3 5 (5.38%) AIX
4 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.30%) Linux
5 2 (2.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.13%) Business Analysis
2 13 (13.98%) Project Management
3 12 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (11.83%) PRINCE2
4 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (10.75%) Quantitative Risk Management
6 9 (9.68%) Business Transformation
7 7 (7.53%) Cash Management
7 7 (7.53%) TOGAF
7 7 (7.53%) Migration
7 7 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.38%) Change Management
9 4 (4.30%) Business Development
9 4 (4.30%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.30%) Supplier Management
9 4 (4.30%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (4.30%) Data Architecture
9 4 (4.30%) System Testing
9 4 (4.30%) Waterfall
9 4 (4.30%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.58%) SQL
2 6 (6.45%) Perl
3 5 (5.38%) C#
3 5 (5.38%) Python
4 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.15%) C
6 1 (1.08%) Java
6 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (10.75%) Degree
2 3 (3.23%) ISEB
3 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.08%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (5.38%) QA
3 3 (3.23%) SLA
3 3 (3.23%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 4 (4.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) Nagios
2 3 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.23%) Dollar Universe
3 2 (2.15%) SCOM
3 2 (2.15%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.15%) Control-M
Vendors
1 22 (23.66%) Oracle
2 8 (8.60%) Calypso
3 4 (4.30%) Citrix
4 3 (3.23%) IBM
4 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.23%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.15%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.15%) Fiserv
5 2 (2.15%) OpenLink
5 2 (2.15%) Informatica
5 2 (2.15%) Intel
5 2 (2.15%) SAP
5 2 (2.15%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco
6 1 (1.08%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.08%) Sun
6 1 (1.08%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.08%) SmartStream
6 1 (1.08%) HP
6 1 (1.08%) Apple