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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sybase
Rank 318 280 190
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -90
Contract jobs citing Sybase 354 390 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.74% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 1.42% 1.63% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 255 309
Average daily rate
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£475 £511 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £65.00 £125.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% +986.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 - £10.25

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
24953 23879 23168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.69% 45.12% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14638 13358 12319
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1030 1236
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £10.95 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 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 3 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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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 -75 293 £500 -4.76% 51
London -35 249 £538 -2.27% 34
City of London -42 68 £525 -4.54% 13
Scotland +26 53 £365 -2.66% 4
Glasgow +10 38 £350 -6.66% 3
North West -14 17 £425 +41.66%
South East -11 14 £335 -40.70% 3
Edinburgh +10 10 £425 +25.92% 1
Berkshire +22 9 £335 +11.66% 2
Canary Wharf -9 6 £300 -45.45%
Stirling 0 5 £458 +18.83%
Manchester -4 5 £425 +41.66%
Liverpool -7 5 £256 -
Merseyside -11 5 £256 -
West Yorkshire -18 4 £420 +31.25% 4
Yorkshire -19 4 £420 +31.25% 4
Cheshire - 4 £396 -
Surrey -11 3 £413 -32.37%
East of England -14 3 £350 -9.67% 3
Watford -16 3 £350 -8.19% 2
Hertfordshire -22 3 £350 -6.66% 3
Docklands, London -3 2 £615 +29.47%
East Midlands - 2 £135 -
North East - 2 £500 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 £500 -
Derbyshire - 2 £135 -
Derby - 2 £135 -
Knutsford - 2 £368 -
Bradford - 2 - - 3
Woking +16 1 - -

Sybase
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 414 (57.10%) SQL
2 341 (47.03%) Oracle
3 334 (46.07%) Java
4 313 (43.17%) Finance
5 297 (40.97%) UNIX
6 276 (38.07%) Banking
7 250 (34.48%) SQL Server
8 201 (27.72%) Linux
9 184 (25.38%) Relational Database
10 158 (21.79%) Perl
11 156 (21.52%) Investment Banking
12 143 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
13 139 (19.17%) C#
14 138 (19.03%) Front Office
15 132 (18.21%) Windows
16 113 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
17 111 (15.31%) .NET
18 105 (14.48%) XML
19 103 (14.21%) RDBMS
20 102 (14.07%) Spring
21 100 (13.79%) DB2
22 94 (12.97%) C++
23 90 (12.41%) Multithreading
24 89 (12.28%) Microsoft
25 88 (12.14%) SDLC
26 83 (11.45%) OO
27 75 (10.34%) Derivative
28 72 (9.93%) MS Excel
28 72 (9.93%) Performance Tuning
29 71 (9.79%) Web Services

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 49 (6.76%) WebSphere
2 22 (3.03%) IIS
3 21 (2.90%) Tomcat
4 20 (2.76%) JBoss
5 19 (2.62%) Oracle Coherence
6 16 (2.21%) Apache
7 14 (1.93%) WebLogic
7 14 (1.93%) Oracle Workflow
8 10 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (1.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 7 (0.97%) MQSeries
11 6 (0.83%) NetWeaver
11 6 (0.83%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.69%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.41%) MTS
13 3 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
13 3 (0.41%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.28%) Apache ServiceMix
14 2 (0.28%) iPlanet
15 1 (0.14%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 72 (9.93%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.79%) MS Office
3 5 (0.69%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.55%) MS Project
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.07%) Summit
2 8 (1.10%) Oracle 11i
2 8 (1.10%) RMDS
3 6 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.83%) thinkFolio
3 6 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (0.69%) IntelliMatch
5 4 (0.55%) Murex MxG2000
6 2 (0.28%) Tridion
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.28%) Magento
6 2 (0.28%) AWD
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.28%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.14%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.14%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.14%) Algo Collateral
7 1 (0.14%) HFM
7 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.69%) IaaS
2 3 (0.41%) SaaS
3 1 (0.14%) Office 365
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.41%) SAN
2 22 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 16 (2.21%) NAS
4 15 (2.07%) LDAP
4 15 (2.07%) HTTP
5 14 (1.93%) LAN
5 14 (1.93%) DNS
6 13 (1.79%) WAN
7 11 (1.52%) DHCP
8 9 (1.24%) SMTP
9 8 (1.10%) Internet
9 8 (1.10%) Firewall
10 7 (0.97%) FCoE
10 7 (0.97%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (0.97%) iSCSI
10 7 (0.97%) Multicast
11 6 (0.83%) FTP
12 5 (0.69%) SNMP
13 4 (0.55%) Intranet
14 3 (0.41%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 184 (25.38%) Relational Database
3 103 (14.21%) RDBMS
4 100 (13.79%) DB2
5 57 (7.86%) Sybase ASE
6 39 (5.38%) Oracle Database
7 38 (5.24%) Sybase IQ
8 36 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
9 35 (4.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 30 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 28 (3.86%) OLTP
11 28 (3.86%) MySQL
12 21 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 19 (2.62%) MS Access
14 17 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (2.21%) Informix
16 15 (2.07%) KDB
17 14 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
18 13 (1.79%) Hadoop
19 12 (1.66%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 42 (5.79%) JUnit
2 39 (5.38%) Subversion
3 27 (3.72%) JIRA
4 24 (3.31%) Eclipse
5 18 (2.48%) Maven
6 14 (1.93%) Visual Studio
6 14 (1.93%) Selenium
6 14 (1.93%) Jenkins
7 13 (1.79%) Git (software)
7 13 (1.79%) HP UFT
8 12 (1.66%) Ant
9 9 (1.24%) Toad
10 8 (1.10%) CruiseControl
11 7 (0.97%) PowerDesigner
11 7 (0.97%) NUnit
11 7 (0.97%) TeamCity
11 7 (0.97%) Hudson
12 6 (0.83%) Eclipse RCP
12 6 (0.83%) ERwin
12 6 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 313 (43.17%) Finance
2 276 (38.07%) Banking
3 156 (21.52%) Investment Banking
4 138 (19.03%) Front Office
5 29 (4.00%) Back Office
6 15 (2.07%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.52%) French Language
8 10 (1.38%) Retail
9 9 (1.24%) Legal
10 6 (0.83%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.41%) Advertising
11 3 (0.41%) Electronics
12 1 (0.14%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.14%) Games
12 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 391 (53.93%) Developer
2 171 (23.59%) Java Developer
3 112 (15.45%) Analyst
4 72 (9.93%) Senior Developer
5 49 (6.76%) C++ Developer
5 49 (6.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 44 (6.07%) Applications Support
7 42 (5.79%) Support Analyst
8 38 (5.24%) C# Developer
9 35 (4.83%) Architect
10 31 (4.28%) Administrator
11 30 (4.14%) DBA
12 26 (3.59%) SQL Developer
13 25 (3.45%) .NET Developer
14 18 (2.48%) Test Analyst
15 17 (2.34%) Business Analyst
15 17 (2.34%) Programmer
16 16 (2.21%) Applications Support Analyst
17 15 (2.07%) Consultant
18 14 (1.93%) Sybase DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (15.31%) .NET
2 105 (14.48%) XML
3 102 (14.07%) Spring
4 71 (9.79%) Web Services
5 55 (7.59%) HTML
6 49 (6.76%) J2EE
7 46 (6.34%) Hibernate
8 42 (5.79%) SOAP
8 42 (5.79%) JMS
9 41 (5.66%) WPF
10 38 (5.24%) Middleware
10 38 (5.24%) J2SE
11 32 (4.41%) JSP
12 30 (4.14%) Servlets
12 30 (4.14%) WinForms
13 26 (3.59%) FIX Protocol
14 24 (3.31%) Rendezvous
14 24 (3.31%) STL
14 24 (3.31%) REST
15 23 (3.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 113 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (10.34%) Derivative
3 67 (9.24%) Fixed Income
4 63 (8.69%) Equities
5 57 (7.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 30 (4.14%) Equity Derivative
7 28 (3.86%) Computer Science
8 22 (3.03%) Replication
9 21 (2.90%) N-Tier
10 18 (2.48%) Credit Risk
10 18 (2.48%) Data Centre
11 17 (2.34%) Market Risk
12 13 (1.79%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.38%) Management Information System
14 9 (1.24%) Visualisation
15 8 (1.10%) SWIFT
16 7 (0.97%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 6 (0.83%) Grid Computing
17 6 (0.83%) Mathematics
18 5 (0.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 297 (40.97%) UNIX
2 201 (27.72%) Linux
3 132 (18.21%) Windows
4 31 (4.28%) Solaris
5 17 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (1.52%) AIX
8 8 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.69%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.55%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.41%) zOS
12 3 (0.41%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.28%) Android
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (12.41%) Multithreading
3 88 (12.14%) SDLC
4 83 (11.45%) OO
5 72 (9.93%) Performance Tuning
6 63 (8.69%) Data Modelling
7 57 (7.86%) Migration
8 52 (7.17%) TDD
9 45 (6.21%) Workflow
10 43 (5.93%) OOD
11 42 (5.79%) ITIL
12 38 (5.24%) Risk Management
13 37 (5.10%) ETL
14 36 (4.97%) Electronic Trading
15 35 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
16 34 (4.69%) Software Engineering
17 32 (4.41%) Project Management
17 32 (4.41%) Low Latency
18 31 (4.28%) Unit Testing
18 31 (4.28%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 414 (57.10%) SQL
2 334 (46.07%) Java
3 158 (21.79%) Perl
4 139 (19.17%) C#
5 94 (12.97%) C++
6 68 (9.38%) JavaScript
7 63 (8.69%) Python
8 57 (7.86%) Shell Script
9 44 (6.07%) T-SQL
10 39 (5.38%) C
11 34 (4.69%) Korn
12 27 (3.72%) PowerShell
13 22 (3.03%) PL/SQL
14 19 (2.62%) VBA
15 16 (2.21%) Bash Shell
16 13 (1.79%) VB
17 9 (1.24%) VBScript
17 9 (1.24%) PHP
17 9 (1.24%) Scala
18 8 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (5.24%) Degree
2 20 (2.76%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.66%) DV Cleared
4 11 (1.52%) ISTQB
4 11 (1.52%) ISEB
5 9 (1.24%) SC Cleared
6 6 (0.83%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.55%) CISSP
7 4 (0.55%) CISA
8 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.28%) QiCA
9 2 (0.28%) MCP
10 1 (0.14%) MCSE
10 1 (0.14%) CFA
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.14%) PMP
10 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.28%) QA
2 4 (0.55%) EMIR
2 4 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.28%) MiFID
4 2 (0.28%) SLA
4 2 (0.28%) COREP
4 2 (0.28%) FINREP
5 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.14%) Basel III
5 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
System Software
1 24 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (1.93%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (1.66%) NFS
4 11 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (1.10%) Xen
5 8 (1.10%) Active Directory
5 8 (1.10%) KVM
6 7 (0.97%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.97%) SRDF
7 6 (0.83%) vSphere
7 6 (0.83%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.28%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.28%) HDFS
10 1 (0.14%) iptables
10 1 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.14%) RACF
Systems Management
1 19 (2.62%) Control-M
2 8 (1.10%) Tivoli
3 7 (0.97%) ITRS Geneos
4 6 (0.83%) Puppet
4 6 (0.83%) MOM
4 6 (0.83%) WSUS
4 6 (0.83%) SCOM
5 5 (0.69%) BladeLogic
6 4 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.28%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.28%) Ambari
7 2 (0.28%) Oozie
7 2 (0.28%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 341 (47.03%) Oracle
2 89 (12.28%) Microsoft
3 38 (5.24%) TIBCO
4 37 (5.10%) IBM
5 36 (4.97%) SAP
6 25 (3.45%) HP
7 24 (3.31%) VMware
8 23 (3.17%) Murex
9 19 (2.62%) Business Objects
10 18 (2.48%) Sun
10 18 (2.48%) Cisco
10 18 (2.48%) Informatica
10 18 (2.48%) Teradata
11 13 (1.79%) NetApp
11 13 (1.79%) Red Hat
12 12 (1.66%) Fidessa
13 11 (1.52%) DataSynapse
14 10 (1.38%) EMC
14 10 (1.38%) Remedy
15 9 (1.24%) Tableau
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £340 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago