The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sybase 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 Sybase over the 3 months to 27 November 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 Sybase, Inc.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sybase
Rank 278 250 255
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +5
Contract jobs citing Sybase 401 396 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.78% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 1.58% 1.68% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 263 270
Average daily rate
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£488 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £6.00 £180.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-96.66% +453.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £180.00 -

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
25375 23594 24340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.62% 46.25% 47.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14989 13434 12552
Average daily rate £385 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
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 £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1240 1162 1382
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.03 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Sybase
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sybase within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sybase Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sybase
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sybase within the UK.

Sybase Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Sybase
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sybase within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Sybase Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Sybase
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sybase within the UK.

Sybase Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Sybase
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sybase within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 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 -13 362 £500 -2.91% 61
London +11 322 £525 - 49
City of London +15 100 £550 - 22
Scotland -16 26 £425 +41.66% 3
South East -37 16 £335 +11.66% 3
Berkshire -2 13 £335 +11.66% 1
Glasgow -18 13 £440 +32.83%
East of England -20 9 £335 -21.17%
Watford +6 7 £325 +12.06%
Hertfordshire -7 7 £325 +12.06%
North West -5 3 £435 - 5
Yorkshire -9 3 £400 +25.00% 2
Edinburgh -16 3 - - 1
West Midlands -23 3 £675 +80.00% 2
Cheshire +3 2 £435 - 2
West Yorkshire -7 2 - - 1
South West - 2 £525 -
Reading -2 1 - -
Birmingham -9 1 £675 +58.82% 1
Hampshire -30 1 £450 -
Dorset - 1 £600 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £400 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 £600 -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Catterick Garrison - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Coventry - - - -

Sybase
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sybase 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 Sybase.

1 422 (55.97%) SQL
2 393 (52.12%) Oracle
3 340 (45.09%) Java
4 321 (42.57%) Finance
5 312 (41.38%) UNIX
6 301 (39.92%) Banking
7 244 (32.36%) Linux
8 241 (31.96%) SQL Server
9 170 (22.55%) Relational Database
10 167 (22.15%) Investment Banking
11 153 (20.29%) Front Office
12 132 (17.51%) Perl
13 128 (16.98%) Windows
14 122 (16.18%) C#
15 117 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
16 108 (14.32%) Spring
17 105 (13.93%) Performance Tuning
18 99 (13.13%) Shell Script
18 99 (13.13%) Migration
19 95 (12.60%) Multithreading
20 93 (12.33%) RDBMS
21 89 (11.80%) C++
21 89 (11.80%) DB2
21 89 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
22 85 (11.27%) T-SQL
23 82 (10.88%) Sybase ASE
24 78 (10.34%) .NET
25 77 (10.21%) XML
25 77 (10.21%) Hibernate
26 73 (9.68%) Fixed Income

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sybase 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 Sybase. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 42 (5.57%) WebLogic
2 32 (4.24%) Tomcat
2 32 (4.24%) WebSphere
3 27 (3.58%) Oracle Coherence
4 21 (2.79%) JBoss
5 19 (2.52%) Apache
6 13 (1.72%) IIS
7 12 (1.59%) TIBCO EMS
8 9 (1.19%) MQSeries
8 9 (1.19%) Confluence
9 7 (0.93%) GlassFish
10 6 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.80%) SAS
11 4 (0.53%) TPMS
11 4 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (0.53%) CICS
12 3 (0.40%) AquaLogic Service Bus
12 3 (0.40%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.27%) FileNet
13 2 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 32 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.46%) MS Office
3 3 (0.40%) SPSS
3 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.19%) Murex MxG2000
2 8 (1.06%) CODA-Financials
3 7 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.66%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.40%) Kondor+
6 3 (0.40%) RMDS
7 2 (0.27%) IntelliMatch
7 2 (0.27%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.13%) Endur
8 1 (0.13%) Summit
8 1 (0.13%) Maximo
8 1 (0.13%) Adaptiv
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.72%) SaaS
2 9 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.79%) SAN
2 18 (2.39%) Internet
3 17 (2.25%) NAS
4 14 (1.86%) LAN
4 14 (1.86%) WAN
5 13 (1.72%) Intranet
5 13 (1.72%) HTTP
5 13 (1.72%) Firewall
6 12 (1.59%) DNS
7 10 (1.33%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.19%) HTTPS
9 8 (1.06%) LDAP
10 7 (0.93%) SMTP
11 5 (0.66%) ATM
11 5 (0.66%) FTP
12 4 (0.53%) Multicast
12 4 (0.53%) IMAP
12 4 (0.53%) iSCSI
12 4 (0.53%) FCoE
12 4 (0.53%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (31.96%) SQL Server
2 170 (22.55%) Relational Database
3 93 (12.33%) RDBMS
4 89 (11.80%) DB2
5 82 (10.88%) Sybase ASE
6 58 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
7 48 (6.37%) Oracle Database
8 39 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 32 (4.24%) Crystal Reports
9 32 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 30 (3.98%) MySQL
11 29 (3.85%) Big Data
12 28 (3.71%) Oracle Reports
13 27 (3.58%) SQL Server 2008
13 27 (3.58%) Hadoop
14 25 (3.32%) Oracle Database 11g
15 24 (3.18%) NoSQL
16 23 (3.05%) MongoDB
17 22 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 19 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 48 (6.37%) Subversion
2 39 (5.17%) Maven
3 32 (4.24%) JUnit
4 23 (3.05%) TeamCity
5 22 (2.92%) JIRA
6 20 (2.65%) Ant
6 20 (2.65%) Eclipse
7 14 (1.86%) Git (software)
7 14 (1.86%) Mockito
8 12 (1.59%) NUnit
9 9 (1.19%) CruiseControl
9 9 (1.19%) Hudson
10 7 (0.93%) Visual Studio
10 7 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (0.93%) Eclipse RCP
11 6 (0.80%) Jenkins
11 6 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.80%) ERwin
12 5 (0.66%) ClearCase
12 5 (0.66%) VisiBroker
General
1 321 (42.57%) Finance
2 301 (39.92%) Banking
3 167 (22.15%) Investment Banking
4 153 (20.29%) Front Office
5 23 (3.05%) Financial Institution
6 18 (2.39%) Back Office
7 9 (1.19%) Retail
8 6 (0.80%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.53%) Legal
10 3 (0.40%) Advertising
10 3 (0.40%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.40%) International Banking
10 3 (0.40%) French Language
11 2 (0.27%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.27%) Marketing
11 2 (0.27%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.13%) Electronics
12 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 401 (53.18%) Developer
2 180 (23.87%) Java Developer
3 106 (14.06%) Analyst
4 91 (12.07%) Architect
5 79 (10.48%) DBA
6 58 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 47 (6.23%) SQL Developer
8 44 (5.84%) Sybase DBA
9 40 (5.31%) Senior Developer
10 37 (4.91%) Data Architect
10 37 (4.91%) SQL DBA
11 34 (4.51%) C++ Developer
12 33 (4.38%) Applications Support
12 33 (4.38%) Senior Java Developer
13 32 (4.24%) C# Developer
14 27 (3.58%) Consultant
14 27 (3.58%) Technical Architect
15 26 (3.45%) Database Developer
15 26 (3.45%) Sybase Developer
16 19 (2.52%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (14.32%) Spring
2 78 (10.34%) .NET
3 77 (10.21%) XML
3 77 (10.21%) Hibernate
4 67 (8.89%) HTML
5 56 (7.43%) JMS
6 45 (5.97%) Web Services
7 41 (5.44%) FIX Protocol
8 36 (4.77%) J2EE
9 33 (4.38%) CSS
9 33 (4.38%) Middleware
10 28 (3.71%) EJB
11 27 (3.58%) WPF
12 23 (3.05%) JSP
12 23 (3.05%) Servlets
13 21 (2.79%) Swing
14 20 (2.65%) WinForms
14 20 (2.65%) Rendezvous
15 19 (2.52%) XSLT
16 18 (2.39%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 89 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (9.68%) Fixed Income
3 54 (7.16%) Replication
4 53 (7.03%) Equities
5 44 (5.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 44 (5.84%) Derivative
6 33 (4.38%) Credit Risk
7 27 (3.58%) Computer Science
8 23 (3.05%) Reference Data
8 23 (3.05%) Market Risk
9 21 (2.79%) Clustering
10 18 (2.39%) Enterprise Storage
11 17 (2.25%) Management Information System
12 14 (1.86%) Hedge funds
12 14 (1.86%) Data Structures
13 13 (1.72%) N-Tier
14 12 (1.59%) Mathematics
14 12 (1.59%) CLARiiON
14 12 (1.59%) Symmetrix
15 11 (1.46%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 312 (41.38%) UNIX
2 244 (32.36%) Linux
3 128 (16.98%) Windows
4 70 (9.28%) Solaris
5 48 (6.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.06%) Windows XP
7 8 (1.06%) AIX
8 7 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (0.66%) SUSE
10 4 (0.53%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.40%) Android
11 3 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.40%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.27%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.27%) HPUX
13 1 (0.13%) Tru64
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.13%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (13.93%) Performance Tuning
3 99 (13.13%) Migration
4 95 (12.60%) Multithreading
5 70 (9.28%) OO
6 69 (9.15%) Data Modelling
7 65 (8.62%) TDD
8 58 (7.69%) Low Latency
9 44 (5.84%) Risk Management
10 38 (5.04%) Project Management
11 37 (4.91%) Analytics
12 34 (4.51%) Data Migration
13 30 (3.98%) Data Management
14 29 (3.85%) ETL
15 28 (3.71%) Business Intelligence
15 28 (3.71%) Scrum
16 25 (3.32%) OOD
17 24 (3.18%) Electronic Trading
17 24 (3.18%) ITIL
17 24 (3.18%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 422 (55.97%) SQL
2 340 (45.09%) Java
3 132 (17.51%) Perl
4 122 (16.18%) C#
5 99 (13.13%) Shell Script
6 89 (11.80%) C++
7 85 (11.27%) T-SQL
8 62 (8.22%) PL/SQL
9 54 (7.16%) JavaScript
10 38 (5.04%) Python
11 34 (4.51%) VB
12 32 (4.24%) Korn
13 27 (3.58%) VBA
13 27 (3.58%) Bash Shell
14 11 (1.46%) VB6
15 10 (1.33%) C-shell
16 8 (1.06%) SQR
17 6 (0.80%) C
17 6 (0.80%) VBScript
18 4 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (4.51%) Degree
2 13 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 7 (0.93%) DV Cleared
4 4 (0.53%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.53%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.27%) ISSAP
5 2 (0.27%) PMP
5 2 (0.27%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.27%) ISEB
6 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.13%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.13%) CISSP
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.13%) PhD
6 1 (0.13%) MCSE
6 1 (0.13%) CISA
6 1 (0.13%) MCDST
6 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.39%) QA
2 5 (0.66%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.40%) Basel III
4 1 (0.13%) SLA
4 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.13%) PAS 55
System Software
1 22 (2.92%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.06%) Platform Symphony
3 8 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (1.06%) Apache Flume
4 7 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (0.93%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.66%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.66%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.66%) HDFS
6 4 (0.53%) KVM
6 4 (0.53%) Xen
6 4 (0.53%) SRDF
6 4 (0.53%) NFS
7 3 (0.40%) Firmware
7 3 (0.40%) XenApp
7 3 (0.40%) RHEV
8 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.13%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 19 (2.52%) Control-M
2 9 (1.19%) Data Guard
3 8 (1.06%) Ambari
3 8 (1.06%) Oozie
3 8 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.93%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.27%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.13%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (0.13%) SCCM
7 1 (0.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 393 (52.12%) Oracle
2 61 (8.09%) TIBCO
3 49 (6.50%) Microsoft
4 44 (5.84%) Red Hat
5 41 (5.44%) IBM
6 38 (5.04%) Sun
7 33 (4.38%) Business Objects
8 31 (4.11%) Murex
9 25 (3.32%) VMware
10 22 (2.92%) Informatica
11 20 (2.65%) EMC
12 18 (2.39%) HP
13 17 (2.25%) Bloomberg
13 17 (2.25%) 29West
14 16 (2.12%) Teradata
15 15 (1.99%) ION Trading
16 14 (1.86%) SAP
17 13 (1.72%) Reuters
17 13 (1.72%) DataSynapse
18 12 (1.59%) Adobe
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £440 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Etonwood
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600 - £700.00 per day + Excellent & Neg
Posted: 7 days ago
Stirling
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £444 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £300 - £345 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £345.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago