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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sybase
Rank 291 202 217
Rank change year-on-year
-89 +15
Contract jobs citing Sybase 361 515 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 1.01% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 1.44% 2.14% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 304 327
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £63.25 £67.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.80% -6.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £90.00 £67.50
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25070 24077 26885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.89% 47.08% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13892 13098 13619
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 1074 1184 1390
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -51 309 £513 +2.50% 65
London -51 247 £550 +10.00% 51
City of London -1 107 £550 +10.00% 24
Scotland -55 44 £375 - 9
Glasgow -27 34 £406 +3.17% 7
North West 0 18 £350 - 3
East of England 0 17 £388 -22.50% 1
Hertfordshire +10 12 £375 -25.00%
South East +1 12 £565 +61.42% 3
Watford - 10 £381 -
West Midlands -9 9 £375 -3.22% 2
Surrey - 8 £610 - 1
Manchester +3 5 £400 -
Edinburgh -18 5 £324 -28.05% 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £410 - 1
Stirling -1 4 - -
Cheshire -1 3 £358 - 3
Birmingham -2 3 £450 +20.40% 1
Cambridge - 3 £475 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £425 -
Canary Wharf +16 2 - -
Yorkshire +1 2 £310 -40.95% 3
West Yorkshire +1 2 £310 -40.95%
Leeds -2 2 £310 -40.95%
South West -32 2 £438 +88.17% 1
Docklands, London +6 1 - -
County Antrim +2 1 - - 2
Belfast +2 1 - - 2
Northern Ireland 0 1 - - 2
Berkshire -3 1 £300 -16.66% 1

Sybase
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 406 (52.86%) SQL
2 401 (52.21%) Oracle
3 360 (46.88%) Java
4 331 (43.10%) UNIX
5 318 (41.41%) Banking
6 289 (37.63%) Finance
7 249 (32.42%) SQL Server
8 224 (29.17%) Linux
9 183 (23.83%) Windows
10 181 (23.57%) Investment Banking
11 174 (22.66%) Relational Database
12 163 (21.22%) Perl
13 157 (20.44%) C#
14 129 (16.80%) Front Office
15 128 (16.67%) Spring
16 100 (13.02%) C++
16 100 (13.02%) Multithreading
17 91 (11.85%) Solaris
18 89 (11.59%) Shell Script
19 88 (11.46%) .NET
19 88 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
20 86 (11.20%) TDD
20 86 (11.20%) RDBMS
20 86 (11.20%) Performance Tuning
21 85 (11.07%) Fixed Income
22 81 (10.55%) DB2
23 79 (10.29%) OO
24 68 (8.85%) Hibernate
25 67 (8.72%) T-SQL
26 66 (8.59%) Migration

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (5.21%) WebLogic
2 31 (4.04%) WebSphere
3 26 (3.39%) Tomcat
4 17 (2.21%) Oracle Coherence
5 15 (1.95%) Apache
5 15 (1.95%) TIBCO EMS
6 11 (1.43%) Confluence
7 10 (1.30%) Apache Pig
8 9 (1.17%) IIS
9 6 (0.78%) GlassFish
10 5 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (0.52%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.39%) FileNet
12 3 (0.39%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.26%) NetWeaver
13 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.26%) MTS
Applications
1 42 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.73%) MS Office
3 5 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.91%) Global One
2 5 (0.65%) RMDS
2 5 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.52%) Kondor+
4 3 (0.39%) Summit
4 3 (0.39%) Murex MxG2000
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.39%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.13%) Brady Trinity
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.13%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.13%) Endur
5 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.13%) AWD
5 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.30%) SaaS
2 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.13%) SAN
2 15 (1.95%) Internet
2 15 (1.95%) NAS
3 9 (1.17%) Intranet
3 9 (1.17%) WAN
3 9 (1.17%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.17%) LAN
4 8 (1.04%) Multicast
4 8 (1.04%) LDAP
5 5 (0.65%) ATM
5 5 (0.65%) HTTP
5 5 (0.65%) FCoE
5 5 (0.65%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (0.52%) 4G
6 4 (0.52%) SIGTRAN
6 4 (0.52%) Megaco
6 4 (0.52%) ISUP
6 4 (0.52%) RTP
6 4 (0.52%) WCDMA
6 4 (0.52%) CDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (32.42%) SQL Server
2 174 (22.66%) Relational Database
3 86 (11.20%) RDBMS
4 81 (10.55%) DB2
5 56 (7.29%) Oracle Database
6 55 (7.16%) Sybase ASE
7 46 (5.99%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
9 29 (3.78%) MySQL
10 28 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 28 (3.65%) Oracle Database 11g
11 24 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 24 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
11 24 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
12 19 (2.47%) Sybase IQ
12 19 (2.47%) KDB
13 18 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (2.08%) Hadoop
15 15 (1.95%) NoSQL
15 15 (1.95%) HBase
Development Applications
1 53 (6.90%) JUnit
2 52 (6.77%) Subversion
3 25 (3.26%) JIRA
3 25 (3.26%) Maven
4 22 (2.86%) Eclipse
5 21 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (2.21%) Mockito
7 14 (1.82%) Git (software)
8 9 (1.17%) TeamCity
9 8 (1.04%) jMock
10 6 (0.78%) Hudson
10 6 (0.78%) Ant
11 5 (0.65%) NUnit
11 5 (0.65%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.65%) Toad
11 5 (0.65%) Eclipse RCP
12 4 (0.52%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.52%) PowerDesigner
12 4 (0.52%) ERwin
12 4 (0.52%) ClearCase
General
1 318 (41.41%) Banking
2 289 (37.63%) Finance
3 181 (23.57%) Investment Banking
4 129 (16.80%) Front Office
5 21 (2.73%) Financial Institution
6 18 (2.34%) Back Office
6 18 (2.34%) Retail
7 11 (1.43%) Retail Banking
8 6 (0.78%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.65%) Legal
9 5 (0.65%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.39%) Advertising
11 2 (0.26%) International Banking
11 2 (0.26%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.26%) French Language
11 2 (0.26%) German Language
12 1 (0.13%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Billing
12 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 423 (55.08%) Developer
2 173 (22.53%) Java Developer
3 117 (15.23%) Analyst
4 68 (8.85%) DBA
5 58 (7.55%) Architect
6 48 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 39 (5.08%) SQL Developer
8 35 (4.56%) Senior Developer
9 33 (4.30%) Sybase DBA
9 33 (4.30%) C++ Developer
10 30 (3.91%) Sybase Developer
11 28 (3.65%) .NET Developer
12 27 (3.52%) C# Developer
12 27 (3.52%) SQL DBA
13 25 (3.26%) Consultant
13 25 (3.26%) Project Manager
13 25 (3.26%) Technical Architect
13 25 (3.26%) Applications Support
13 25 (3.26%) Fidessa Developer
14 20 (2.60%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (16.67%) Spring
2 88 (11.46%) .NET
3 68 (8.85%) Hibernate
4 65 (8.46%) XML
5 50 (6.51%) J2EE
6 48 (6.25%) Web Services
7 45 (5.86%) WPF
8 44 (5.73%) JMS
8 44 (5.73%) HTML
9 38 (4.95%) Middleware
10 26 (3.39%) Rendezvous
11 24 (3.13%) JSP
12 22 (2.86%) Swing
12 22 (2.86%) J2SE
12 22 (2.86%) EJB
13 21 (2.73%) CSS
13 21 (2.73%) XSLT
14 20 (2.60%) WinForms
15 19 (2.47%) Java EE
16 15 (1.95%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 85 (11.07%) Fixed Income
2 63 (8.20%) Equities
3 60 (7.81%) Derivative
4 50 (6.51%) Credit Risk
5 46 (5.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 39 (5.08%) Replication
7 27 (3.52%) Computer Science
8 22 (2.86%) Clustering
9 21 (2.73%) Equity Derivative
10 19 (2.47%) Hedge funds
11 16 (2.08%) Market Risk
12 15 (1.95%) Mathematics
13 12 (1.56%) Open Source
13 12 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
13 12 (1.56%) Client/Server
14 11 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
15 10 (1.30%) N-Tier
15 10 (1.30%) Management Information System
16 9 (1.17%) Mainframe
16 9 (1.17%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 331 (43.10%) UNIX
2 224 (29.17%) Linux
3 183 (23.83%) Windows
4 91 (11.85%) Solaris
5 35 (4.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (1.95%) Windows XP
7 13 (1.69%) AIX
8 9 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
9 8 (1.04%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.52%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.52%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.39%) HPUX
13 1 (0.13%) SUSE
13 1 (0.13%) Debian
13 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.13%) Tru64
13 1 (0.13%) OpenSolaris
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (13.02%) Multithreading
2 88 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (11.20%) TDD
3 86 (11.20%) Performance Tuning
4 79 (10.29%) OO
5 66 (8.59%) Migration
6 59 (7.68%) Data Modelling
7 53 (6.90%) ITIL
8 48 (6.25%) Low Latency
9 47 (6.12%) ETL
10 45 (5.86%) Analytics
11 44 (5.73%) Project Management
11 44 (5.73%) Risk Management
12 34 (4.43%) UML
13 33 (4.30%) Investment Management
14 32 (4.17%) OOD
15 29 (3.78%) Disaster Recovery
16 27 (3.52%) Scrum
17 26 (3.39%) Unit Testing
18 24 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 406 (52.86%) SQL
2 360 (46.88%) Java
3 163 (21.22%) Perl
4 157 (20.44%) C#
5 100 (13.02%) C++
6 89 (11.59%) Shell Script
7 67 (8.72%) T-SQL
8 50 (6.51%) JavaScript
9 41 (5.34%) Python
10 40 (5.21%) PL/SQL
11 38 (4.95%) VBA
12 37 (4.82%) VB
13 33 (4.30%) C
14 28 (3.65%) Tcl
15 19 (2.47%) VB.NET
16 18 (2.34%) Korn
17 14 (1.82%) PowerShell
18 11 (1.43%) VB6
18 11 (1.43%) PHP
19 8 (1.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 62 (8.07%) Degree
2 9 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (1.17%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.78%) DV Cleared
3 6 (0.78%) PMI Certification
4 5 (0.65%) ISEB
4 5 (0.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 4 (0.52%) CISSP
5 4 (0.52%) PMP
5 4 (0.52%) CISA
6 3 (0.39%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.26%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.13%) MBA
8 1 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.13%) RHCA
8 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.13%) CCNA
8 1 (0.13%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.65%) QA
2 12 (1.56%) SLA
3 8 (1.04%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.78%) Basel III
5 4 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.39%) EMIR
6 3 (0.39%) CRD IV
6 3 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 23 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (1.04%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.65%) NFS
5 5 (0.65%) SRDF
6 4 (0.52%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.39%) XenApp
7 3 (0.39%) Xen
7 3 (0.39%) RHEV
7 3 (0.39%) KVM
8 2 (0.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.13%) Snort
9 1 (0.13%) Squid
9 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.13%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.13%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.13%) qmail
9 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 16 (2.08%) Control-M
2 14 (1.82%) Data Guard
3 9 (1.17%) BMC PATROL
4 8 (1.04%) ITRS Geneos
5 5 (0.65%) SCOM
6 4 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.39%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.26%) SAP Afaria
8 2 (0.26%) Legato
8 2 (0.26%) Foglight
9 1 (0.13%) Nessus
9 1 (0.13%) Nagios
9 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.13%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.13%) Ambari
9 1 (0.13%) Oozie
Vendors
1 401 (52.21%) Oracle
2 62 (8.07%) Microsoft
3 59 (7.68%) TIBCO
4 34 (4.43%) Red Hat
5 33 (4.30%) Fidessa
6 30 (3.91%) Sun
6 30 (3.91%) IBM
7 29 (3.78%) Murex
8 28 (3.65%) Business Objects
9 25 (3.26%) JBoss
10 23 (2.99%) Informatica
11 22 (2.86%) Bloomberg
12 20 (2.60%) ION Trading
13 19 (2.47%) VMware
14 18 (2.34%) 29West
14 18 (2.34%) EMC
15 16 (2.08%) NetApp
16 15 (1.95%) SAP
17 14 (1.82%) Reuters
18 12 (1.56%) DataSynapse
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