The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sybase
Rank 268 199 226
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +27
Contract jobs citing Sybase 372 525 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 1.03% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 1.51% 2.19% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 300 331
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £625 £619
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £83.75 £12.00 £67.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+597.91% -82.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 £67.50
% change year-on-year
- -83.70%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24568 24017 27034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.63% 47.11% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13640 13020 13682
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
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 1070 1195 1387
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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 23 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sybase within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Sybase Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 July 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 -55 325 £520 +4.00% 68
London -37 266 £550 +10.00% 54
City of London +1 111 £550 +10.00% 27
Scotland -61 39 £375 - 12
Glasgow -28 31 £375 -6.25% 10
East of England - 18 £388 - 5
North West +1 15 £350 - 5
Hertfordshire - 14 £375 -
South East +2 12 £565 +61.42% 3
West Midlands -20 10 £358 -17.10%
Watford - 10 £381 -
Surrey - 8 £610 - 1
Manchester +2 4 £500 - 3
Birmingham -5 4 £450 +25.00%
Edinburgh -22 4 £338 -25.00% 2
Cambridgeshire - 4 £405 - 4
Canary Wharf +18 3 £550 +18.27%
Stirling -6 3 - -
Yorkshire +6 2 £310 -40.95%
West Yorkshire +1 2 £310 -40.95%
Gloucestershire -14 2 £438 -
South West -30 2 £438 +88.17%
Cambridge - 2 £438 - 4
Docklands, London +4 1 - -
Berkshire +2 1 £300 -16.66%
Cheshire +1 1 £350 - 2
County Antrim +1 1 - -
Belfast +1 1 - -
Northern Ireland +1 1 - -
Wales - 1 £388 -

Sybase
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 410 (52.56%) SQL
2 399 (51.15%) Oracle
3 374 (47.95%) Java
4 335 (42.95%) UNIX
5 324 (41.54%) Banking
6 289 (37.05%) Finance
7 249 (31.92%) SQL Server
8 226 (28.97%) Linux
9 185 (23.72%) Investment Banking
10 178 (22.82%) Windows
11 169 (21.67%) Perl
11 169 (21.67%) Relational Database
12 161 (20.64%) C#
13 137 (17.56%) Front Office
14 127 (16.28%) Spring
15 112 (14.36%) Multithreading
16 109 (13.97%) C++
17 94 (12.05%) Solaris
18 92 (11.79%) Shell Script
19 91 (11.67%) Fixed Income
20 90 (11.54%) TDD
21 88 (11.28%) Agile Software Development
22 86 (11.03%) DB2
23 84 (10.77%) Performance Tuning
24 83 (10.64%) RDBMS
25 82 (10.51%) .NET
26 78 (10.00%) OO
27 72 (9.23%) Derivative
28 66 (8.46%) Microsoft
28 66 (8.46%) Equities

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 40 (5.13%) WebLogic
2 27 (3.46%) WebSphere
3 22 (2.82%) Tomcat
4 18 (2.31%) Oracle Coherence
5 16 (2.05%) TIBCO EMS
6 12 (1.54%) Apache Pig
6 12 (1.54%) Apache
7 11 (1.41%) Confluence
8 7 (0.90%) IIS
9 6 (0.77%) GlassFish
10 4 (0.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (0.51%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.38%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.38%) FileNet
11 3 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.26%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.26%) SAS
12 2 (0.26%) MTS
12 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 43 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.95%) MS Office
3 5 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.90%) Global One
2 5 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.51%) Kondor+
3 4 (0.51%) RMDS
4 3 (0.38%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.38%) Summit
5 2 (0.26%) Murex MxG2000
6 1 (0.13%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.13%) Endur
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.13%) Brady Trinity
6 1 (0.13%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.13%) AWD
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.46%) SAN
2 14 (1.79%) NAS
3 12 (1.54%) Internet
4 10 (1.28%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.90%) WAN
5 7 (0.90%) LDAP
5 7 (0.90%) LAN
5 7 (0.90%) Multicast
6 6 (0.77%) Intranet
7 5 (0.64%) HTTP
8 4 (0.51%) WCDMA
8 4 (0.51%) PSTN
8 4 (0.51%) 3GPP
8 4 (0.51%) UMTS
8 4 (0.51%) ATM
8 4 (0.51%) CDMA
8 4 (0.51%) GPRS
8 4 (0.51%) GSM
8 4 (0.51%) ISDN
8 4 (0.51%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (31.92%) SQL Server
2 169 (21.67%) Relational Database
3 86 (11.03%) DB2
4 83 (10.64%) RDBMS
5 54 (6.92%) Sybase ASE
6 52 (6.67%) Oracle Database
7 46 (5.90%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 28 (3.59%) MySQL
10 27 (3.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 27 (3.46%) Oracle Database 11g
11 25 (3.21%) Crystal Reports
12 23 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 22 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
14 19 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 19 (2.44%) KDB
15 18 (2.31%) Sybase IQ
16 17 (2.18%) Hadoop
17 15 (1.92%) Big Data
18 14 (1.79%) HBase
Development Applications
1 53 (6.79%) JUnit
2 51 (6.54%) Subversion
3 25 (3.21%) Eclipse
4 24 (3.08%) Maven
4 24 (3.08%) JIRA
5 21 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (2.18%) Mockito
7 11 (1.41%) TeamCity
7 11 (1.41%) Git (software)
8 7 (0.90%) jMock
9 6 (0.77%) Ant
10 5 (0.64%) Hudson
10 5 (0.64%) Eclipse RCP
11 4 (0.51%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.51%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.51%) ClearCase
11 4 (0.51%) Toad
11 4 (0.51%) PowerDesigner
11 4 (0.51%) ERwin
11 4 (0.51%) NUnit
General
1 324 (41.54%) Banking
2 289 (37.05%) Finance
3 185 (23.72%) Investment Banking
4 137 (17.56%) Front Office
5 21 (2.69%) Financial Institution
6 19 (2.44%) Back Office
7 17 (2.18%) Retail
8 11 (1.41%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.77%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.64%) Legal
10 5 (0.64%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.38%) Advertising
12 2 (0.26%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.26%) French Language
12 2 (0.26%) German Language
12 2 (0.26%) International Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.13%) Publishing
13 1 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 434 (55.64%) Developer
2 182 (23.33%) Java Developer
3 120 (15.38%) Analyst
4 67 (8.59%) DBA
5 52 (6.67%) Architect
6 48 (6.15%) Support Analyst
7 37 (4.74%) Senior Developer
7 37 (4.74%) C++ Developer
8 34 (4.36%) Sybase DBA
8 34 (4.36%) SQL Developer
9 30 (3.85%) Sybase Developer
10 29 (3.72%) C# Developer
11 28 (3.59%) .NET Developer
11 28 (3.59%) Project Manager
12 26 (3.33%) Consultant
13 25 (3.21%) SQL DBA
13 25 (3.21%) Fidessa Developer
14 24 (3.08%) Applications Support
15 19 (2.44%) Technical Architect
15 19 (2.44%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (16.28%) Spring
2 82 (10.51%) .NET
3 64 (8.21%) Hibernate
4 62 (7.95%) XML
5 48 (6.15%) WPF
6 47 (6.03%) J2EE
6 47 (6.03%) JMS
7 44 (5.64%) Web Services
8 41 (5.26%) Middleware
9 39 (5.00%) HTML
10 24 (3.08%) Rendezvous
11 22 (2.82%) JSP
12 21 (2.69%) XSLT
12 21 (2.69%) Swing
12 21 (2.69%) J2SE
12 21 (2.69%) WinForms
13 19 (2.44%) EJB
14 18 (2.31%) CSS
14 18 (2.31%) Java EE
15 16 (2.05%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 91 (11.67%) Fixed Income
2 72 (9.23%) Derivative
3 66 (8.46%) Equities
4 55 (7.05%) Credit Risk
5 49 (6.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 43 (5.51%) Replication
7 26 (3.33%) Computer Science
8 25 (3.21%) Clustering
9 24 (3.08%) Equity Derivative
10 18 (2.31%) Hedge funds
11 16 (2.05%) Mathematics
12 15 (1.92%) Market Risk
13 12 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
14 11 (1.41%) Open Source
14 11 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
14 11 (1.41%) Credit Derivative
14 11 (1.41%) Management Information System
15 10 (1.28%) Mainframe
15 10 (1.28%) Client/Server
16 8 (1.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 335 (42.95%) UNIX
2 226 (28.97%) Linux
3 178 (22.82%) Windows
4 94 (12.05%) Solaris
5 34 (4.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (1.79%) AIX
6 14 (1.79%) Windows XP
7 9 (1.15%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.51%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.51%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.38%) HPUX
12 1 (0.13%) Tru64
12 1 (0.13%) SUSE
12 1 (0.13%) Debian
12 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.13%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (14.36%) Multithreading
2 90 (11.54%) TDD
3 88 (11.28%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (10.77%) Performance Tuning
5 78 (10.00%) OO
6 61 (7.82%) Migration
7 59 (7.56%) Data Modelling
8 55 (7.05%) Low Latency
9 54 (6.92%) ITIL
10 46 (5.90%) ETL
10 46 (5.90%) Analytics
11 45 (5.77%) Risk Management
12 44 (5.64%) Project Management
13 33 (4.23%) OOD
14 32 (4.10%) UML
15 31 (3.97%) Investment Management
16 30 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
17 28 (3.59%) Unit Testing
18 27 (3.46%) Scrum
19 23 (2.95%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 410 (52.56%) SQL
2 374 (47.95%) Java
3 169 (21.67%) Perl
4 161 (20.64%) C#
5 109 (13.97%) C++
6 92 (11.79%) Shell Script
7 64 (8.21%) T-SQL
8 48 (6.15%) Python
8 48 (6.15%) JavaScript
9 38 (4.87%) PL/SQL
10 36 (4.62%) VBA
10 36 (4.62%) VB
11 33 (4.23%) C
12 28 (3.59%) Tcl
13 18 (2.31%) VB.NET
13 18 (2.31%) Korn
14 14 (1.79%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.41%) PHP
16 10 (1.28%) VB6
17 7 (0.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 61 (7.82%) Degree
2 10 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (1.03%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.77%) PMI Certification
4 6 (0.77%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.64%) ISEB
5 5 (0.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 4 (0.51%) PMP
6 4 (0.51%) CISSP
6 4 (0.51%) CISA
7 3 (0.38%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.26%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.13%) MBA
9 1 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.13%) RHCA
9 1 (0.13%) CCNA
9 1 (0.13%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.59%) QA
2 13 (1.67%) SLA
3 8 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.64%) Basel III
5 4 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.38%) EMIR
6 3 (0.38%) CRD IV
6 3 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 22 (2.82%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.28%) VMware ESX
3 10 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (0.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 5 (0.64%) Veritas File System
6 4 (0.51%) NFS
6 4 (0.51%) SRDF
7 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.38%) XenApp
8 2 (0.26%) KVM
8 2 (0.26%) RHEV
8 2 (0.26%) Xen
9 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.13%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.13%) qmail
9 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 16 (2.05%) Control-M
2 14 (1.79%) Data Guard
3 9 (1.15%) BMC PATROL
4 8 (1.03%) ITRS Geneos
5 5 (0.64%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 5 (0.64%) SCOM
6 4 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.38%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.26%) Legato
8 2 (0.26%) Foglight
8 2 (0.26%) SAP Afaria
9 1 (0.13%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.13%) Ambari
9 1 (0.13%) Oozie
9 1 (0.13%) Nessus
9 1 (0.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 399 (51.15%) Oracle
2 66 (8.46%) Microsoft
3 61 (7.82%) TIBCO
4 33 (4.23%) Red Hat
4 33 (4.23%) Fidessa
5 31 (3.97%) Sun
6 30 (3.85%) Murex
7 27 (3.46%) IBM
8 24 (3.08%) Business Objects
8 24 (3.08%) JBoss
9 21 (2.69%) Bloomberg
10 20 (2.56%) ION Trading
11 19 (2.44%) VMware
11 19 (2.44%) Informatica
12 16 (2.05%) EMC
12 16 (2.05%) 29West
13 15 (1.92%) SAP
14 14 (1.79%) NetApp
14 14 (1.79%) HP
14 14 (1.79%) Veritas
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £475 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £675 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Anantha
Rate: 400
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago