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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sybase
Rank 322 285 197
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -88
Contract jobs citing Sybase 356 378 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.69% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 1.43% 1.54% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 251 302
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.05% +7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £336 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £628 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £65.00 £83.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.38% +101.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 - £87.50

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
24962 24573 23789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.75% 44.94% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14721 13575 12861
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1066 1080 1200
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.89 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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 -44 293 £525 +0.96% 71
London -12 246 £544 -1.13% 46
City of London -38 73 £525 -4.54% 19
Scotland +5 50 £375 - 5
Glasgow +10 35 £375 -7.69% 5
North West -17 19 £425 +21.42% 2
Edinburgh -1 10 £438 +35.13%
South East -15 10 £335 -40.70% 8
Liverpool -3 9 £413 +17.85% 1
Merseyside -5 9 £413 +17.85% 1
Manchester -11 7 £425 +6.25%
Berkshire +11 6 £335 +11.66% 2
East of England -11 6 £350 -9.67% 2
Hertfordshire -19 6 £350 -6.66% 2
Stirling +2 5 £458 -
Watford -8 5 £350 -8.19% 1
Canary Wharf -9 5 £300 -45.45%
Docklands, London 0 4 £613 -
East Midlands -5 4 £135 -68.23% 1
West Yorkshire -22 4 £420 +35.48% 2
Yorkshire -26 4 £420 +35.48% 2
Hampshire - 2 £441 - 2
Derbyshire - 2 £135 - 1
Derby - 2 £135 -
Bradford - 2 - -
Rickmansworth +3 1 £390 +7.58%
Woking +2 1 - -
County Antrim -2 1 - -
Belfast -2 1 - -
Northern Ireland -3 1 - -

Sybase
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

1 415 (59.54%) SQL
2 335 (48.06%) Oracle
3 334 (47.92%) Java
4 313 (44.91%) Finance
5 281 (40.32%) Banking
6 278 (39.89%) UNIX
7 247 (35.44%) SQL Server
8 203 (29.12%) Linux
9 185 (26.54%) Relational Database
10 154 (22.09%) Investment Banking
11 144 (20.66%) Perl
12 137 (19.66%) Windows
13 135 (19.37%) C#
14 134 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
15 127 (18.22%) Front Office
16 115 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
17 110 (15.78%) .NET
18 109 (15.64%) XML
19 107 (15.35%) RDBMS
20 100 (14.35%) DB2
21 94 (13.49%) Spring
22 93 (13.34%) Microsoft
23 92 (13.20%) C++
24 90 (12.91%) OO
25 84 (12.05%) Web Services
25 84 (12.05%) SDLC
26 83 (11.91%) Multithreading
27 74 (10.62%) JavaScript
28 73 (10.47%) MS Excel
29 65 (9.33%) Performance Tuning

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 47 (6.74%) WebSphere
2 23 (3.30%) Tomcat
3 22 (3.16%) JBoss
4 20 (2.87%) IIS
5 18 (2.58%) Oracle Coherence
6 17 (2.44%) WebLogic
7 16 (2.30%) Apache
8 14 (2.01%) MQSeries
9 13 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
10 10 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (1.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (0.72%) CICS
12 5 (0.72%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.43%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
13 3 (0.43%) MTS
14 2 (0.29%) SAS
14 2 (0.29%) WMQI
14 2 (0.29%) iPlanet
14 2 (0.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 73 (10.47%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.73%) MS Office
3 6 (0.86%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.57%) MS Project
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.29%) Summit
1 9 (1.29%) RMDS
2 8 (1.15%) Oracle 11i
3 6 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.57%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.29%) AWD
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.29%) Magento
5 2 (0.29%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.29%) Tridion
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.14%) HFM
6 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.14%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.72%) IaaS
2 3 (0.43%) SaaS
3 1 (0.14%) Office 365
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.59%) SAN
2 23 (3.30%) TCP/IP
3 19 (2.73%) HTTP
4 16 (2.30%) LDAP
4 16 (2.30%) NAS
5 15 (2.15%) LAN
6 14 (2.01%) DNS
7 13 (1.87%) WAN
8 11 (1.58%) DHCP
9 9 (1.29%) SMTP
10 8 (1.15%) Internet
10 8 (1.15%) Kerberos
11 7 (1.00%) Firewall
11 7 (1.00%) FCoE
11 7 (1.00%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (1.00%) SSH
11 7 (1.00%) iSCSI
11 7 (1.00%) Multicast
12 6 (0.86%) SSL
12 6 (0.86%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (35.44%) SQL Server
2 185 (26.54%) Relational Database
3 107 (15.35%) RDBMS
4 100 (14.35%) DB2
5 58 (8.32%) Sybase ASE
6 38 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 38 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
7 37 (5.31%) Oracle Database
8 36 (5.16%) Sybase IQ
9 33 (4.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (4.02%) MySQL
11 25 (3.59%) OLTP
11 25 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
12 23 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 18 (2.58%) Informix
14 16 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
15 15 (2.15%) MS Access
15 15 (2.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 15 (2.15%) MongoDB
16 13 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 42 (6.03%) Subversion
2 40 (5.74%) JUnit
3 23 (3.30%) JIRA
4 21 (3.01%) Eclipse
5 18 (2.58%) Maven
6 15 (2.15%) Git (software)
7 13 (1.87%) Toad
7 13 (1.87%) Jenkins
8 12 (1.72%) Visual Studio
9 11 (1.58%) Selenium
10 10 (1.43%) Ant
10 10 (1.43%) Hudson
11 9 (1.29%) TeamCity
11 9 (1.29%) NUnit
11 9 (1.29%) CruiseControl
11 9 (1.29%) HP UFT
12 8 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (1.00%) ClearCase
13 7 (1.00%) PowerDesigner
14 6 (0.86%) ERwin
General
1 313 (44.91%) Finance
2 281 (40.32%) Banking
3 154 (22.09%) Investment Banking
4 127 (18.22%) Front Office
5 23 (3.30%) Back Office
6 17 (2.44%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.72%) Retail
8 9 (1.29%) Legal
8 9 (1.29%) French Language
9 6 (0.86%) General Ledger
10 5 (0.72%) Electronics
11 3 (0.43%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.43%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.43%) Advertising
11 3 (0.43%) Marketing
12 2 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.14%) Games
13 1 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 386 (55.38%) Developer
2 173 (24.82%) Java Developer
3 105 (15.06%) Analyst
4 70 (10.04%) Senior Developer
5 51 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
6 44 (6.31%) C++ Developer
7 39 (5.60%) Applications Support
8 35 (5.02%) DBA
9 34 (4.88%) Support Analyst
10 33 (4.73%) Architect
11 32 (4.59%) SQL Developer
12 30 (4.30%) Administrator
12 30 (4.30%) C# Developer
13 22 (3.16%) .NET Developer
14 19 (2.73%) Applications Support Analyst
14 19 (2.73%) Business Analyst
15 17 (2.44%) Test Analyst
16 16 (2.30%) Programmer
17 15 (2.15%) Sybase DBA
18 14 (2.01%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (15.78%) .NET
2 109 (15.64%) XML
3 94 (13.49%) Spring
4 84 (12.05%) Web Services
5 55 (7.89%) HTML
6 53 (7.60%) J2EE
7 51 (7.32%) Hibernate
8 47 (6.74%) Middleware
9 46 (6.60%) JMS
10 45 (6.46%) SOAP
11 37 (5.31%) JSP
12 35 (5.02%) WPF
13 34 (4.88%) J2SE
14 31 (4.45%) Servlets
15 30 (4.30%) FIX Protocol
16 27 (3.87%) EJB
17 25 (3.59%) STL
18 24 (3.44%) Rendezvous
19 23 (3.30%) REST
20 21 (3.01%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 115 (16.50%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (8.90%) Derivative
3 54 (7.75%) Fixed Income
3 54 (7.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 53 (7.60%) Equities
5 32 (4.59%) Computer Science
6 28 (4.02%) Equity Derivative
6 28 (4.02%) Replication
7 24 (3.44%) Market Risk
8 23 (3.30%) N-Tier
9 20 (2.87%) Data Centre
10 19 (2.73%) Credit Risk
11 12 (1.72%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.58%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.15%) Mainframe
14 7 (1.00%) Grid Computing
15 6 (0.86%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 6 (0.86%) Visualisation
15 6 (0.86%) SWIFT
16 5 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 278 (39.89%) UNIX
2 203 (29.12%) Linux
3 137 (19.66%) Windows
4 38 (5.45%) Solaris
5 19 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.43%) AIX
9 6 (0.86%) zOS
10 4 (0.57%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.43%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.29%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (12.91%) OO
3 84 (12.05%) SDLC
4 83 (11.91%) Multithreading
5 65 (9.33%) Performance Tuning
6 64 (9.18%) Migration
7 58 (8.32%) Data Modelling
8 47 (6.74%) OOD
8 47 (6.74%) Risk Management
8 47 (6.74%) TDD
9 45 (6.46%) ITIL
10 42 (6.03%) Workflow
11 38 (5.45%) Electronic Trading
12 36 (5.16%) Project Management
12 36 (5.16%) ETL
12 36 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
12 36 (5.16%) Software Engineering
13 32 (4.59%) Unit Testing
14 29 (4.16%) Low Latency
15 28 (4.02%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 415 (59.54%) SQL
2 334 (47.92%) Java
3 144 (20.66%) Perl
4 135 (19.37%) C#
5 92 (13.20%) C++
6 74 (10.62%) JavaScript
7 62 (8.90%) Python
8 59 (8.46%) Shell Script
9 52 (7.46%) T-SQL
10 41 (5.88%) C
11 34 (4.88%) Korn
12 27 (3.87%) PowerShell
13 23 (3.30%) VBA
14 22 (3.16%) PL/SQL
15 18 (2.58%) VB
16 17 (2.44%) Bash Shell
17 12 (1.72%) Ruby
18 10 (1.43%) Scala
18 10 (1.43%) VBScript
18 10 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (6.03%) Degree
2 18 (2.58%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.43%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.43%) ISEB
5 9 (1.29%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.57%) CISA
6 4 (0.57%) CISSP
6 4 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (0.57%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.29%) PMP
8 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.29%) QiCA
9 1 (0.14%) MCSE
9 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.16%) QA
2 4 (0.57%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.57%) EMIR
2 4 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.29%) COREP
3 2 (0.29%) FINREP
3 2 (0.29%) MiFID
4 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.14%) Basel III
4 1 (0.14%) SLA
4 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (2.01%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (1.72%) NFS
4 11 (1.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 9 (1.29%) Active Directory
6 7 (1.00%) Xen
6 7 (1.00%) KVM
6 7 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.00%) SRDF
7 6 (0.86%) vSphere
7 6 (0.86%) RACF
7 6 (0.86%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.86%) Time Sharing Option
7 6 (0.86%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 5 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.29%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.29%) HDFS
10 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 18 (2.58%) Control-M
2 9 (1.29%) SCOM
3 7 (1.00%) ITRS Geneos
4 6 (0.86%) WSUS
4 6 (0.86%) Tivoli
4 6 (0.86%) MOM
5 5 (0.72%) BladeLogic
5 5 (0.72%) zSecure
6 4 (0.57%) Puppet
7 3 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.43%) Oracle ZFS
7 3 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.29%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.29%) Ambari
8 2 (0.29%) Oozie
9 1 (0.14%) SCCM
9 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 335 (48.06%) Oracle
2 93 (13.34%) Microsoft
3 46 (6.60%) TIBCO
4 44 (6.31%) IBM
5 29 (4.16%) SAP
6 26 (3.73%) HP
7 24 (3.44%) VMware
8 19 (2.73%) Informatica
9 17 (2.44%) Cisco
9 17 (2.44%) Sun
10 16 (2.30%) Teradata
11 13 (1.87%) DataSynapse
11 13 (1.87%) NetApp
11 13 (1.87%) Fidessa
11 13 (1.87%) Red Hat
12 11 (1.58%) Remedy
13 10 (1.43%) EMC
14 9 (1.29%) CA
15 8 (1.15%) Intel
15 8 (1.15%) Actimize
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