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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sybase
Rank 310 214 253
Rank change year-on-year
-96 +39
Contract jobs citing Sybase 364 507 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.96% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 1.38% 2.06% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 323 299
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £333 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £85.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £90.00 -

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
26444 24565 27318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.76% 46.60% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14953 13794 13926
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1180 1089 1385
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.34 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 September 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 23 September 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 -92 294 £500 - 62
London -55 250 £500 - 44
City of London -9 97 £525 +5.00% 18
Scotland -19 52 £425 +13.33% 8
Glasgow -20 44 £425 +19.29% 8
North West +2 15 £358 - 6
East of England -20 10 £410 +28.12% 2
West Midlands -23 9 £393 -21.40% 3
Cheshire +2 5 £365 - 4
Manchester - 5 £400 - 2
East Midlands +6 4 £425 -
South East -9 4 £350 -17.64% 6
Hertfordshire -23 4 £318 -0.78% 2
Stirling - 4 - -
Edinburgh -1 3 £310 -
Coventry - 3 £284 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £475 -
Docklands, London +16 2 £775 +58.97% 1
Berkshire +11 2 £335 -3.59% 1
Knutsford +10 2 £435 - 2
Canary Wharf +6 2 - -
Yorkshire +3 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire -6 2 - -
Birmingham -19 2 £400 -20.00% 3
Cambridge - 2 £488 -
Warrington -9 1 £365 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £400 - 1
Bradford - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £388 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 - 1

Sybase
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 432 (55.74%) SQL
2 423 (54.58%) Oracle
3 357 (46.06%) Java
4 332 (42.84%) UNIX
5 330 (42.58%) Banking
6 321 (41.42%) Finance
7 265 (34.19%) Linux
8 257 (33.16%) SQL Server
9 196 (25.29%) Relational Database
10 182 (23.48%) Windows
11 178 (22.97%) Investment Banking
12 153 (19.74%) C#
13 146 (18.84%) Perl
14 132 (17.03%) Front Office
15 122 (15.74%) Spring
16 119 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
17 106 (13.68%) Performance Tuning
18 98 (12.65%) RDBMS
19 95 (12.26%) Multithreading
20 94 (12.13%) Solaris
21 93 (12.00%) OO
22 92 (11.87%) DB2
23 89 (11.48%) Hibernate
24 88 (11.35%) .NET
25 85 (10.97%) C++
26 83 (10.71%) Shell Script
27 78 (10.06%) XML
27 78 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
28 76 (9.81%) TDD
29 73 (9.42%) Fixed Income

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 44 (5.68%) WebLogic
2 25 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 24 (3.10%) WebSphere
4 20 (2.58%) Oracle Coherence
5 12 (1.55%) Apache
5 12 (1.55%) TIBCO EMS
6 11 (1.42%) Confluence
7 9 (1.16%) Apache Pig
8 8 (1.03%) IIS
8 8 (1.03%) MQSeries
9 4 (0.52%) GlassFish
9 4 (0.52%) TPMS
9 4 (0.52%) CICS
10 3 (0.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.26%) AquaLogic Service Bus
11 2 (0.26%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.26%) SAS
11 2 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 49 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.97%) MS Office
3 5 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.03%) Murex MxG2000
2 6 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.65%) ION MarketView
3 5 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.65%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.52%) Kondor+
5 3 (0.39%) RMDS
5 3 (0.39%) Summit
6 2 (0.26%) CODA-Financials
6 2 (0.26%) Endur
6 2 (0.26%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.13%) Maximo
7 1 (0.13%) Brady Trinity
7 1 (0.13%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.13%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.42%) SaaS
2 8 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.74%) SAN
2 20 (2.58%) NAS
3 17 (2.19%) Internet
4 13 (1.68%) LDAP
5 12 (1.55%) LAN
5 12 (1.55%) WAN
5 12 (1.55%) TCP/IP
6 11 (1.42%) Intranet
7 5 (0.65%) ATM
8 4 (0.52%) DNS
8 4 (0.52%) VoIP
9 3 (0.39%) HTTP
9 3 (0.39%) AMQP
9 3 (0.39%) FCoE
9 3 (0.39%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (0.39%) Firewall
9 3 (0.39%) Multicast
10 2 (0.26%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.26%) WCDMA
10 2 (0.26%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (33.16%) SQL Server
2 196 (25.29%) Relational Database
3 98 (12.65%) RDBMS
4 92 (11.87%) DB2
5 71 (9.16%) Sybase ASE
6 55 (7.10%) Oracle Database
7 51 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
8 35 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 34 (4.39%) MySQL
10 32 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 32 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 29 (3.74%) NoSQL
12 25 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
13 24 (3.10%) Big Data
13 24 (3.10%) Oracle Database 10g
14 23 (2.97%) Crystal Reports
14 23 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 23 (2.97%) Hadoop
15 21 (2.71%) MongoDB
15 21 (2.71%) HBase
Development Applications
1 59 (7.61%) Subversion
2 36 (4.65%) Maven
3 35 (4.52%) JUnit
4 19 (2.45%) JIRA
5 17 (2.19%) Git (software)
6 15 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (1.94%) Eclipse
7 14 (1.81%) TeamCity
8 10 (1.29%) Ant
9 8 (1.03%) jMock
10 7 (0.90%) NUnit
10 7 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (0.65%) Toad
11 5 (0.65%) ERwin
11 5 (0.65%) Hudson
12 4 (0.52%) Eclipse RCP
12 4 (0.52%) Mockito
12 4 (0.52%) PowerDesigner
12 4 (0.52%) ClearCase
12 4 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 330 (42.58%) Banking
2 321 (41.42%) Finance
3 178 (22.97%) Investment Banking
4 132 (17.03%) Front Office
5 27 (3.48%) Financial Institution
6 17 (2.19%) Back Office
7 16 (2.06%) Retail
8 9 (1.16%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.65%) Private Banking
10 4 (0.52%) French Language
10 4 (0.52%) Legal
11 3 (0.39%) Advertising
11 3 (0.39%) International Banking
11 3 (0.39%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.26%) German Language
12 2 (0.26%) Marketing
12 2 (0.26%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Billing
13 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 417 (53.81%) Developer
2 173 (22.32%) Java Developer
3 121 (15.61%) Analyst
4 76 (9.81%) DBA
5 71 (9.16%) Architect
6 55 (7.10%) Support Analyst
7 44 (5.68%) SQL Developer
8 43 (5.55%) Sybase DBA
9 39 (5.03%) Senior Developer
10 34 (4.39%) Applications Support
11 32 (4.13%) Technical Architect
12 31 (4.00%) SQL DBA
13 29 (3.74%) Sybase Developer
14 28 (3.61%) Consultant
15 27 (3.48%) C# Developer
16 26 (3.35%) C++ Developer
17 25 (3.23%) .NET Developer
18 24 (3.10%) Fidessa Developer
18 24 (3.10%) Senior Java Developer
19 22 (2.84%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (15.74%) Spring
2 89 (11.48%) Hibernate
3 88 (11.35%) .NET
4 78 (10.06%) XML
5 58 (7.48%) JMS
6 52 (6.71%) Web Services
7 46 (5.94%) HTML
8 45 (5.81%) Middleware
9 44 (5.68%) J2EE
10 39 (5.03%) WPF
11 28 (3.61%) EJB
12 25 (3.23%) CSS
13 23 (2.97%) JSP
13 23 (2.97%) XSLT
13 23 (2.97%) Java EE
14 22 (2.84%) J2SE
15 21 (2.71%) WinForms
16 20 (2.58%) Swing
17 19 (2.45%) Servlets
18 18 (2.32%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 78 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (9.42%) Fixed Income
3 61 (7.87%) Equities
4 53 (6.84%) Derivative
5 48 (6.19%) Replication
6 47 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 44 (5.68%) Credit Risk
8 31 (4.00%) Computer Science
9 21 (2.71%) Market Risk
10 20 (2.58%) Clustering
11 19 (2.45%) Equity Derivative
11 19 (2.45%) Enterprise Storage
12 17 (2.19%) Mathematics
13 15 (1.94%) Hedge funds
14 13 (1.68%) Open Source
15 12 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (1.55%) CLARiiON
15 12 (1.55%) Symmetrix
15 12 (1.55%) Management Information System
16 10 (1.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 332 (42.84%) UNIX
2 265 (34.19%) Linux
3 182 (23.48%) Windows
4 94 (12.13%) Solaris
5 57 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (1.81%) AIX
8 10 (1.29%) Oracle Linux
9 9 (1.16%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.52%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.52%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.26%) HPUX
12 2 (0.26%) Android
12 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.13%) BlackBerry OS
13 1 (0.13%) Tru64
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (13.68%) Performance Tuning
3 95 (12.26%) Multithreading
4 93 (12.00%) OO
5 76 (9.81%) TDD
6 69 (8.90%) Data Modelling
7 64 (8.26%) Migration
8 55 (7.10%) Risk Management
9 54 (6.97%) ITIL
10 49 (6.32%) ETL
10 49 (6.32%) Low Latency
11 38 (4.90%) UML
12 34 (4.39%) OOD
12 34 (4.39%) Project Management
12 34 (4.39%) Analytics
13 25 (3.23%) Investment Management
14 24 (3.10%) Electronic Trading
14 24 (3.10%) Mentoring
15 23 (2.97%) E-Commerce
16 22 (2.84%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 432 (55.74%) SQL
2 357 (46.06%) Java
3 153 (19.74%) C#
4 146 (18.84%) Perl
5 85 (10.97%) C++
6 83 (10.71%) Shell Script
7 68 (8.77%) T-SQL
8 48 (6.19%) JavaScript
9 44 (5.68%) VBA
10 43 (5.55%) Python
11 42 (5.42%) PL/SQL
12 27 (3.48%) C
13 25 (3.23%) VB
14 24 (3.10%) Tcl
15 23 (2.97%) Korn
16 14 (1.81%) VB.NET
17 13 (1.68%) PowerShell
18 10 (1.29%) VB6
18 10 (1.29%) C-shell
18 10 (1.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 55 (7.10%) Degree
2 8 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (1.03%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.77%) PMI Certification
4 5 (0.65%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.52%) CISA
5 4 (0.52%) PMP
5 4 (0.52%) CISSP
6 3 (0.39%) ISEB
6 3 (0.39%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.26%) ISSAP
7 2 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.13%) MCDST
8 1 (0.13%) RHCA
8 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.13%) MCSE
8 1 (0.13%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.45%) QA
2 11 (1.42%) SLA
3 7 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.52%) Basel III
6 3 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.26%) EMIR
7 2 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.13%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.13%) PAS 55
System Software
1 26 (3.35%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (1.55%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.03%) Platform Symphony
5 7 (0.90%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.77%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.52%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.52%) HDFS
8 3 (0.39%) XenApp
8 3 (0.39%) NFS
8 3 (0.39%) SRDF
8 3 (0.39%) RHEV
9 2 (0.26%) KVM
9 2 (0.26%) Xen
9 2 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.13%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 15 (1.94%) Data Guard
2 13 (1.68%) Control-M
3 10 (1.29%) BMC PATROL
4 8 (1.03%) ITRS Geneos
5 6 (0.77%) Ambari
5 6 (0.77%) Oozie
6 5 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.52%) SCOM
8 3 (0.39%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.26%) Legato
9 2 (0.26%) Foglight
10 1 (0.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.13%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.13%) SCCM
10 1 (0.13%) Nagios
10 1 (0.13%) CA SiteMinder
10 1 (0.13%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 423 (54.58%) Oracle
2 58 (7.48%) Microsoft
3 53 (6.84%) Red Hat
4 47 (6.06%) TIBCO
5 43 (5.55%) Sun
6 34 (4.39%) Fidessa
7 33 (4.26%) Murex
8 32 (4.13%) IBM
9 28 (3.61%) Business Objects
10 25 (3.23%) Bloomberg
11 23 (2.97%) JBoss
12 22 (2.84%) Informatica
13 20 (2.58%) HP
14 19 (2.45%) EMC
15 18 (2.32%) SAP
15 18 (2.32%) DataSynapse
16 17 (2.19%) VMware
16 17 (2.19%) 29West
17 16 (2.06%) Reuters
18 12 (1.55%) NetApp
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hays Recruitment Scotland
Rate: £45k-55k Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £680.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £470 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £420.00 - £477.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £477 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
PAW Associates
Rate: Unspecified Market Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £320 - £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £470 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £440 - £480 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago