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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sybase
Rank 308 270 204
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -66
Contract jobs citing Sybase 341 392 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.72% 0.98%
As % of the Vendors category 1.35% 1.58% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 257 287
Average daily rate
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£500 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £339 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £675 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.75

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
25278 24817 22279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.41% 45.55% 46.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14365 13927 11804
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 1054 1189
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -31 285 £500 -9.09% 48
London -15 248 £525 -4.54% 38
City of London -34 58 £538 -5.70% 11
Scotland -1 54 £425 +11.84% 7
Glasgow -2 40 £425 +6.25% 6
South East -13 15 £335 -25.55% 2
Berkshire +13 10 £335 +41.05% 2
Stirling -3 10 - -
North West -28 9 £390 +4.00%
Yorkshire -23 6 £475 +48.43% 3
South Yorkshire - 4 £475 -
Cheshire - 4 £373 -
Sheffield - 4 £475 -
Docklands, London -5 3 £615 +16.58% 1
Reading +6 2 - -
Surrey -1 2 £413 -8.33%
South West -5 2 £473 +35.00% 1
Hampshire -8 2 £350 +16.66%
Edinburgh -12 2 £500 +45.45% 1
Gloucestershire -16 2 £473 +40.00%
West Midlands -24 2 - - 2
Basingstoke - 2 £350 -
East of England +2 1 £155 -58.66% 1
Liverpool -18 1 £80 -
Birmingham -20 1 - - 1
Merseyside -23 1 £80 -
North East - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £515 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £350 -

Sybase
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 368 (52.27%) SQL
2 348 (49.43%) Oracle
3 320 (45.45%) Java
4 272 (38.64%) UNIX
5 268 (38.07%) Finance
5 268 (38.07%) Banking
6 241 (34.23%) SQL Server
7 173 (24.57%) Linux
8 160 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
9 153 (21.73%) Investment Banking
10 140 (19.89%) Front Office
11 133 (18.89%) Relational Database
12 120 (17.05%) Perl
13 118 (16.76%) C#
14 105 (14.91%) Windows
15 102 (14.49%) Spring
16 93 (13.21%) Multithreading
17 90 (12.78%) C++
18 88 (12.50%) .NET
19 85 (12.07%) XML
20 79 (11.22%) Derivative
21 78 (11.08%) Fixed Income
21 78 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
22 76 (10.80%) DB2
23 72 (10.23%) HTML
23 72 (10.23%) RDBMS
24 67 (9.52%) Migration
24 67 (9.52%) TDD
25 66 (9.38%) JavaScript
26 65 (9.23%) Performance Tuning

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (6.68%) WebSphere
2 24 (3.41%) JBoss
3 20 (2.84%) Oracle Coherence
4 16 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 15 (2.13%) WebLogic
5 15 (2.13%) IIS
6 14 (1.99%) Oracle Workflow
7 12 (1.70%) Apache
7 12 (1.70%) GlassFish
8 8 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 7 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (0.85%) NetWeaver
10 6 (0.85%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.57%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.43%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.28%) MTS
13 2 (0.28%) FileNet
13 2 (0.28%) Apache ServiceMix
14 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 43 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.85%) MS Office
3 4 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.28%) MS Project
6 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.85%) Summit
2 8 (1.14%) Oracle 11i
3 7 (0.99%) IntelliMatch
4 6 (0.85%) Murex MxG2000
4 6 (0.85%) RMDS
4 6 (0.85%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.43%) CODA-Financials
7 2 (0.28%) Tridion
7 2 (0.28%) Markit EDM
7 2 (0.28%) Magento
7 2 (0.28%) AWD
8 1 (0.14%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.14%) Algo Collateral
8 1 (0.14%) HFM
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.43%) SaaS
1 3 (0.43%) IaaS
2 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.55%) SAN
2 17 (2.41%) HTTP
2 17 (2.41%) NAS
3 13 (1.85%) DNS
4 12 (1.70%) Internet
5 11 (1.56%) TCP/IP
6 10 (1.42%) WAN
6 10 (1.42%) LAN
7 9 (1.28%) SMTP
7 9 (1.28%) HTTPS
8 8 (1.14%) Firewall
9 7 (0.99%) iSCSI
9 7 (0.99%) FCoE
9 7 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (0.99%) Multicast
10 6 (0.85%) FTP
11 5 (0.71%) IMAP
12 4 (0.57%) NFC
12 4 (0.57%) Intranet
12 4 (0.57%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (34.23%) SQL Server
2 133 (18.89%) Relational Database
3 76 (10.80%) DB2
4 72 (10.23%) RDBMS
5 50 (7.10%) Sybase ASE
6 42 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (5.82%) Sybase IQ
8 37 (5.26%) Oracle Database
9 27 (3.84%) OLTP
9 27 (3.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (3.13%) MySQL
12 21 (2.98%) Hadoop
13 18 (2.56%) KDB
13 18 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (2.56%) Big Data
14 17 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
15 15 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
15 15 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
16 14 (1.99%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 40 (5.68%) JUnit
2 36 (5.11%) Eclipse
3 35 (4.97%) Subversion
4 27 (3.84%) Maven
4 27 (3.84%) JIRA
5 20 (2.84%) Selenium
6 18 (2.56%) Ant
7 16 (2.27%) Git (software)
8 14 (1.99%) TeamCity
9 12 (1.70%) QuickTest Pro
9 12 (1.70%) Eclipse RCP
10 11 (1.56%) Jenkins
10 11 (1.56%) Mockito
10 11 (1.56%) Visual Studio
11 9 (1.28%) CruiseControl
12 8 (1.14%) NUnit
12 8 (1.14%) Toad
13 7 (0.99%) PowerDesigner
13 7 (0.99%) ERwin
14 5 (0.71%) TestComplete
General
1 268 (38.07%) Finance
1 268 (38.07%) Banking
2 153 (21.73%) Investment Banking
3 140 (19.89%) Front Office
4 21 (2.98%) Back Office
5 12 (1.70%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.14%) Legal
6 8 (1.14%) French Language
7 7 (0.99%) Retail
8 4 (0.57%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.43%) Electronics
10 2 (0.28%) Advertising
11 1 (0.14%) Games
11 1 (0.14%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Marketing
11 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 372 (52.84%) Developer
2 183 (25.99%) Java Developer
3 97 (13.78%) Analyst
4 63 (8.95%) Senior Developer
5 47 (6.68%) C++ Developer
6 46 (6.53%) C# Developer
7 45 (6.39%) Architect
7 45 (6.39%) Senior Java Developer
8 38 (5.40%) DBA
9 34 (4.83%) Support Analyst
10 32 (4.55%) Applications Support
11 24 (3.41%) Administrator
12 21 (2.98%) .NET Developer
12 21 (2.98%) SQL Developer
13 19 (2.70%) Sybase DBA
13 19 (2.70%) Business Analyst
14 18 (2.56%) Consultant
15 16 (2.27%) Data Architect
15 16 (2.27%) SQL DBA
16 15 (2.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (14.49%) Spring
2 88 (12.50%) .NET
3 85 (12.07%) XML
4 72 (10.23%) HTML
5 44 (6.25%) Hibernate
6 41 (5.82%) Web Services
7 37 (5.26%) J2EE
8 33 (4.69%) JMS
9 31 (4.40%) WinForms
10 29 (4.12%) WPF
10 29 (4.12%) EJB
10 29 (4.12%) HTML5
11 28 (3.98%) XSLT
12 27 (3.84%) CSS
13 26 (3.69%) Servlets
13 26 (3.69%) Rendezvous
13 26 (3.69%) J2SE
14 24 (3.41%) Middleware
15 20 (2.84%) SOAP
15 20 (2.84%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 79 (11.22%) Derivative
2 78 (11.08%) Fixed Income
2 78 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (8.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 58 (8.24%) Equities
5 21 (2.98%) Equity Derivative
6 20 (2.84%) Replication
7 17 (2.41%) N-Tier
7 17 (2.41%) Computer Science
8 15 (2.13%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.85%) Market Risk
10 10 (1.42%) Visualisation
10 10 (1.42%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 8 (1.14%) Grid Computing
11 8 (1.14%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.14%) Credit Risk
12 7 (0.99%) Open Source
13 6 (0.85%) iPad
13 6 (0.85%) SWIFT
14 5 (0.71%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 272 (38.64%) UNIX
2 173 (24.57%) Linux
3 105 (14.91%) Windows
4 27 (3.84%) Solaris
5 17 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.85%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.71%) Android
9 5 (0.71%) Windows NT
10 4 (0.57%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.43%) SUSE
12 2 (0.28%) Debian
12 2 (0.28%) zOS
12 2 (0.28%) AIX
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (13.21%) Multithreading
3 67 (9.52%) TDD
3 67 (9.52%) Migration
4 65 (9.23%) Performance Tuning
5 62 (8.81%) OO
6 58 (8.24%) Data Modelling
7 44 (6.25%) Scrum
8 41 (5.82%) Business Intelligence
9 38 (5.40%) Workflow
10 34 (4.83%) Analytics
11 33 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (4.69%) Unit Testing
12 31 (4.40%) Low Latency
12 31 (4.40%) Project Management
13 30 (4.26%) ETL
14 27 (3.84%) ITIL
14 27 (3.84%) Software Engineering
14 27 (3.84%) Data Migration
15 26 (3.69%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 368 (52.27%) SQL
2 320 (45.45%) Java
3 120 (17.05%) Perl
4 118 (16.76%) C#
5 90 (12.78%) C++
6 66 (9.38%) JavaScript
7 58 (8.24%) Shell Script
8 41 (5.82%) Python
9 33 (4.69%) T-SQL
10 26 (3.69%) C
10 26 (3.69%) PL/SQL
11 25 (3.55%) Korn
12 24 (3.41%) Bash Shell
13 22 (3.13%) VB
14 15 (2.13%) PowerShell
15 14 (1.99%) VBA
16 7 (0.99%) XPath
17 5 (0.71%) Ruby
17 5 (0.71%) ABAP
17 5 (0.71%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 34 (4.83%) Degree
2 22 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.99%) DV Cleared
4 10 (1.42%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.42%) ISEB
5 7 (0.99%) Sun Certification
5 7 (0.99%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.43%) CISA
8 2 (0.28%) QiCA
8 2 (0.28%) CFA
8 2 (0.28%) MCP
8 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.14%) PhD
9 1 (0.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.41%) QA
2 4 (0.57%) EMIR
2 4 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.43%) SLA
4 2 (0.28%) MiFID
4 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.28%) COREP
4 2 (0.28%) FINREP
5 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.14%) Basel III
System Software
1 21 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (1.56%) NFS
4 8 (1.14%) Xen
4 8 (1.14%) KVM
5 7 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 7 (0.99%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.99%) SRDF
6 5 (0.71%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.57%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.57%) vSphere
8 3 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.43%) HDFS
9 2 (0.28%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.14%) Samba
10 1 (0.14%) iptables
Systems Management
1 14 (1.99%) Control-M
2 7 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.85%) Puppet
4 5 (0.71%) WSUS
4 5 (0.71%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.57%) MOM
5 4 (0.57%) SCOM
5 4 (0.57%) Ambari
5 4 (0.57%) Oozie
6 3 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 348 (49.43%) Oracle
2 62 (8.81%) Microsoft
3 45 (6.39%) TIBCO
4 36 (5.11%) SAP
5 27 (3.84%) IBM
5 27 (3.84%) Murex
6 26 (3.69%) Business Objects
7 24 (3.41%) VMware
8 16 (2.27%) Teradata
8 16 (2.27%) Red Hat
9 14 (1.99%) Informatica
9 14 (1.99%) Cisco
10 12 (1.70%) Sun
11 11 (1.56%) NetApp
11 11 (1.56%) HP
11 11 (1.56%) DataSynapse
12 10 (1.42%) Fidessa
13 9 (1.28%) Intel
13 9 (1.28%) Remedy
14 7 (0.99%) EMC
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