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 12 February 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 Sybase, Inc.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sybase
Rank 381 298 264
Rank change year-on-year
-83 -34
Contract jobs citing Sybase 254 364 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.70% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 1.53% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 271 269
Average daily rate £525 £488 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +9.67%
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
22062 23715 22622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.89% 45.79% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13130 13749 12420
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 1006 988
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
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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 -57 232 £525 - 57
London -32 199 £525 - 40
City of London +20 53 £525 - 16
South East +24 22 £425 +26.86% 3
Scotland -29 18 £368 -16.47% 8
Hampshire - 11 £550 -
Glasgow -5 9 £360 -18.18% 6
South West +10 8 £375 -8.53% 9
Berkshire 0 7 £255 -23.88% 1
Edinburgh -13 4 £550 +4.76% 2
Bristol - 4 £325 - 6
Gloucestershire +11 3 £550 +34.14%
Reading -3 2 - - 1
Stirling -3 2 £364 -14.44%
Havant - 2 £238 -
Surrey - 2 £425 - 1
M4 Corridor - 2 £230 -
Docklands, London +5 1 £475 +22.58%
Canary Wharf +1 1 £365 -29.12%
Birmingham -2 1 £500 -
Cardiff -9 1 £350 -20.00% 2
Wales -10 1 £350 -20.00% 2
South Wales -12 1 £350 -20.00% 2
West Midlands -16 1 £500 +53.84%
Yorkshire -21 1 £350 -12.50% 1
North West -22 1 £360 -15.29%
Hook - 1 £160 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Cheshire - 1 £360 -
Somerset - 1 £425 - 1

Sybase
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 342 (58.46%) Oracle
2 311 (53.16%) SQL
3 272 (46.50%) Unix
4 252 (43.08%) Banking
5 249 (42.56%) Finance
6 247 (42.22%) Linux
7 240 (41.03%) SQL Server
8 223 (38.12%) Java
9 141 (24.10%) Investment Banking
10 140 (23.93%) Windows
11 109 (18.63%) Shell Script
12 104 (17.78%) Relational Database
13 96 (16.41%) Perl
14 91 (15.56%) Front Office
14 91 (15.56%) Oracle Database
15 85 (14.53%) C#
16 83 (14.19%) Solaris
16 83 (14.19%) Microsoft
17 80 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
18 79 (13.50%) Equities
19 75 (12.82%) Replication
20 71 (12.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 69 (11.79%) DB2
21 69 (11.79%) Spring
22 64 (10.94%) Fixed Income
22 64 (10.94%) Migration
22 64 (10.94%) XML
23 61 (10.43%) Derivative
24 60 (10.26%) Sybase ASE
24 60 (10.26%) Analytical Skills

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 33 (5.64%) JBoss
2 31 (5.30%) WebSphere
3 25 (4.27%) WebLogic
4 18 (3.08%) IIS
5 11 (1.88%) GlassFish
5 11 (1.88%) MQSeries
5 11 (1.88%) Oracle Coherence
5 11 (1.88%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.20%) GemFire
7 6 (1.03%) Confluence
8 5 (0.85%) NetWeaver
8 5 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.68%) Apache
9 4 (0.68%) JCAPS
10 3 (0.51%) Node.js
10 3 (0.51%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.51%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.34%) WMQI
Applications
1 36 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (1.03%) MS Office
3 6 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.88%) Kondor
2 10 (1.71%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.34%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.34%) RMDS
3 2 (0.34%) Summit
4 1 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.17%) Global One
4 1 (0.17%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.20%) IaaS
2 7 (1.20%) PaaS
3 6 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.17%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.93%) Diameter Protocol
1 23 (3.93%) GPRS
1 23 (3.93%) SS7
1 23 (3.93%) UMTS
1 23 (3.93%) WCDMA
2 19 (3.25%) CDMA
2 19 (3.25%) GSM
3 15 (2.56%) H.323
3 15 (2.56%) MGCP
3 15 (2.56%) NGN
3 15 (2.56%) SAN
3 15 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.56%) VoIP
4 9 (1.54%) Internet
5 6 (1.03%) Firewall
5 6 (1.03%) Multicast
6 5 (0.85%) HTTP
7 4 (0.68%) GGSN
7 4 (0.68%) SGSN
7 4 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 104 (17.78%) Relational Database
3 91 (15.56%) Oracle Database
4 69 (11.79%) DB2
5 60 (10.26%) Sybase ASE
6 55 (9.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 36 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 33 (5.64%) MySQL
8 33 (5.64%) RDBMS
8 33 (5.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 29 (4.96%) Oracle Reports
10 23 (3.93%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (3.08%) Oracle Database 10g
12 15 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (2.56%) MongoDB
13 13 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
13 13 (2.22%) Oracle9i Database
14 12 (2.05%) NoSQL
15 11 (1.88%) Hazelcast
15 11 (1.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 37 (6.32%) Subversion
2 26 (4.44%) JIRA
3 24 (4.10%) Maven
4 22 (3.76%) Git (software)
4 22 (3.76%) Jenkins
5 18 (3.08%) JUnit
6 16 (2.74%) ClearCase
7 14 (2.39%) Eclipse
8 12 (2.05%) NUnit
8 12 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (1.88%) HP UFT
9 11 (1.88%) Hudson
9 11 (1.88%) Selenium
10 10 (1.71%) Ant
10 10 (1.71%) ClearQuest
10 10 (1.71%) Eclipse RCP
10 10 (1.71%) FxCop
10 10 (1.71%) jMock
10 10 (1.71%) NCover
10 10 (1.71%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 252 (43.08%) Banking
2 249 (42.56%) Finance
3 141 (24.10%) Investment Banking
4 91 (15.56%) Front Office
5 31 (5.30%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.39%) Back Office
7 10 (1.71%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.54%) Retail
9 8 (1.37%) Legal
10 6 (1.03%) Private Banking
11 5 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.68%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.34%) Advertising
14 2 (0.34%) Automotive
14 2 (0.34%) French Language
14 2 (0.34%) International Banking
14 2 (0.34%) Local Government
14 2 (0.34%) Marketing
15 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 268 (45.81%) Developer
2 140 (23.93%) Java Developer
3 81 (13.85%) DBA
4 71 (12.14%) Sybase DBA
5 58 (9.91%) Analyst
6 50 (8.55%) Oracle DBA
7 44 (7.52%) Applications Support
8 30 (5.13%) Support Analyst
9 27 (4.62%) Consultant
10 25 (4.27%) Administrator
10 25 (4.27%) C++ Developer
11 23 (3.93%) Senior Developer
12 22 (3.76%) Programmer
12 22 (3.76%) Sybase Developer
13 21 (3.59%) Senior Java Developer
13 21 (3.59%) Support Engineer
14 20 (3.42%) Architect
14 20 (3.42%) Network Engineer
15 19 (3.25%) Core Network Engineer
15 19 (3.25%) Fidessa Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (11.79%) Spring
2 64 (10.94%) XML
3 49 (8.38%) JMS
4 48 (8.21%) .NET
5 46 (7.86%) FIX Protocol
6 43 (7.35%) J2EE
7 40 (6.84%) Web Services
8 36 (6.15%) Hibernate
9 35 (5.98%) Middleware
10 32 (5.47%) HTML
11 25 (4.27%) REST
12 18 (3.08%) JSON
13 17 (2.91%) ASP.NET
14 15 (2.56%) AngularJS
14 15 (2.56%) EJB
14 15 (2.56%) WinForms
14 15 (2.56%) WPF
15 14 (2.39%) CSS
16 13 (2.22%) WCF
17 12 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 79 (13.50%) Equities
2 75 (12.82%) Replication
3 71 (12.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 64 (10.94%) Fixed Income
5 61 (10.43%) Derivative
6 60 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (5.98%) Client/Server
8 28 (4.79%) Computer Science
9 24 (4.10%) Clustering
9 24 (4.10%) Management Information System
10 22 (3.76%) N-Tier
11 20 (3.42%) Equity Derivative
12 17 (2.91%) Market Risk
13 16 (2.74%) Credit Risk
14 14 (2.39%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 11 (1.88%) Data Centre
15 11 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
16 10 (1.71%) Grid Computing
17 7 (1.20%) SWIFT
18 5 (0.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 272 (46.50%) Unix
2 247 (42.22%) Linux
3 140 (23.93%) Windows
4 83 (14.19%) Solaris
5 49 (8.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (3.93%) Windows Server
7 22 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (3.59%) AIX
9 17 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.51%) SUSE
11 2 (0.34%) zOS
12 1 (0.17%) Android
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (10.94%) Migration
3 56 (9.57%) Performance Tuning
4 53 (9.06%) SDLC
5 52 (8.89%) ITIL
6 51 (8.72%) TDD
7 49 (8.38%) OO
8 43 (7.35%) Multithreading
9 42 (7.18%) Risk Management
10 40 (6.84%) Unit Testing
11 39 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 38 (6.50%) Service Management
13 36 (6.15%) Data Modelling
13 36 (6.15%) Incident Management
14 32 (5.47%) Change Management
15 30 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (4.62%) Analytics
17 26 (4.44%) MVC
17 26 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
18 25 (4.27%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 311 (53.16%) SQL
2 223 (38.12%) Java
3 109 (18.63%) Shell Script
4 96 (16.41%) Perl
5 85 (14.53%) C#
6 55 (9.40%) C++
7 40 (6.84%) JavaScript
8 31 (5.30%) Python
9 29 (4.96%) VBA
10 26 (4.44%) T-SQL
11 23 (3.93%) Korn
12 22 (3.76%) Bash Shell
12 22 (3.76%) VB
13 21 (3.59%) Tcl
14 19 (3.25%) C
15 17 (2.91%) PL/SQL
16 12 (2.05%) PowerShell
17 7 (1.20%) Jython
18 4 (0.68%) ABAP
19 3 (0.51%) AWK
Qualifications
1 44 (7.52%) Degree
2 15 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.22%) ISEB
4 10 (1.71%) DV Cleared
4 10 (1.71%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.54%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.37%) PhD
7 7 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.68%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.51%) CISA
9 3 (0.51%) CISSP
10 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.17%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.42%) SLA
2 18 (3.08%) QA
3 5 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.34%) SAS 70
5 2 (0.34%) SSAE 16
6 1 (0.17%) FATCA
6 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.17%) HL7
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (5.81%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.54%) Docker
4 7 (1.20%) Xen
5 5 (0.85%) Platform Symphony
5 5 (0.85%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.51%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.51%) NFS
6 3 (0.51%) PowerHA
7 2 (0.34%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 2 (0.34%) RACF
7 2 (0.34%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.17%) HDFS
8 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.17%) KVM
8 1 (0.17%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 48 (8.21%) Oracle RMAN
2 43 (7.35%) Data Guard
3 20 (3.42%) Control-M
4 16 (2.74%) SCOM
5 12 (2.05%) ITRS Geneos
6 11 (1.88%) Foglight
7 10 (1.71%) Puppet
8 9 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (1.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (1.20%) HP UCMDB
10 5 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.85%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.68%) Nagios
12 3 (0.51%) Netcool
12 3 (0.51%) Netcool/OMNIbus
13 2 (0.34%) FortiGate
13 2 (0.34%) zSecure
14 1 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 1 (0.17%) Icinga
14 1 (0.17%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 342 (58.46%) Oracle
2 83 (14.19%) Microsoft
3 59 (10.09%) SAP
4 52 (8.89%) Red Hat
5 32 (5.47%) Fidessa
6 25 (4.27%) Veritas
7 22 (3.76%) IBM
7 22 (3.76%) Informatica
8 20 (3.42%) TIBCO
9 16 (2.74%) DataSynapse
10 13 (2.22%) Murex
10 13 (2.22%) Reuters
10 13 (2.22%) VMware
11 12 (2.05%) HP
11 12 (2.05%) Imperva
12 7 (1.20%) EMC
12 7 (1.20%) PeopleSoft
12 7 (1.20%) Siebel
12 7 (1.20%) Sun
13 6 (1.03%) Citrix
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