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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sybase
Rank 307 305 210
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -95
Contract jobs citing Sybase 391 358 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.63% 0.99%
As % of the Vendors category 1.51% 1.39% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 240 328
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £640 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £389 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £65.00 £42.50 £85.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 - £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
25927 25801 24746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.75% 45.63% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15354 14439 13687
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £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 1109 1115 1115
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.96 £41.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +10 334 £523 +4.50% 65
London +12 280 £525 - 48
City of London 0 95 £519 -5.68% 18
Scotland -7 48 £400 -4.47% 2
Glasgow +4 40 £375 -11.76% 1
South East -5 21 £335 -45.08% 5
North West -28 16 £425 +21.42% 2
Berkshire - 13 £335 - 2
Hertfordshire +6 8 £350 -6.66% 1
East of England -2 8 £350 -10.25% 1
Liverpool -2 7 £254 -27.50%
Merseyside -5 7 £254 -27.50%
Watford -2 6 £350 -6.66%
Edinburgh -9 5 £419 +35.08% 1
Docklands, London -2 4 £610 -21.29% 1
Manchester -21 4 £425 +6.25%
Hampshire - 4 £441 - 1
Stirling +8 3 £458 -
Canary Wharf -7 3 £500 -
Yorkshire -26 3 - - 3
West Yorkshire -27 3 - - 3
Slough - 3 - -
South West 0 2 £550 - 4
Gloucestershire -4 2 £550 -
East Midlands -6 2 £525 +23.52% 1
Cheshire -15 2 £440 +23.07% 2
Bradford - 2 - -
Bromley - 2 £475 -
Kent - 2 £513 -
Birmingham +7 1 £463 +15.62%

Sybase
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 449 (60.84%) SQL
2 389 (52.71%) Oracle
3 350 (47.43%) Java
4 319 (43.22%) Finance
5 305 (41.33%) UNIX
6 293 (39.70%) Banking
7 252 (34.15%) SQL Server
8 245 (33.20%) Linux
9 185 (25.07%) Relational Database
10 161 (21.82%) Windows
11 150 (20.33%) C#
12 143 (19.38%) Investment Banking
13 142 (19.24%) Agile Software Development
14 135 (18.29%) Perl
15 133 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
16 126 (17.07%) Front Office
17 124 (16.80%) Microsoft
18 122 (16.53%) XML
19 108 (14.63%) .NET
20 106 (14.36%) DB2
21 103 (13.96%) RDBMS
22 98 (13.28%) OO
23 97 (13.14%) Spring
24 88 (11.92%) SDLC
25 86 (11.65%) Web Services
25 86 (11.65%) C++
26 84 (11.38%) Shell Script
27 83 (11.25%) JavaScript
28 82 (11.11%) MS Excel
29 81 (10.98%) Sybase ASE

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 42 (5.69%) WebSphere
2 23 (3.12%) Tomcat
3 22 (2.98%) JBoss
4 21 (2.85%) Oracle Coherence
5 17 (2.30%) IIS
6 16 (2.17%) WebLogic
6 16 (2.17%) MQSeries
7 15 (2.03%) Apache
7 15 (2.03%) Oracle Workflow
8 9 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (0.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 6 (0.81%) CICS
11 5 (0.68%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.54%) Jetty
12 4 (0.54%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.41%) MTS
13 3 (0.41%) NetWeaver
13 3 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
13 3 (0.41%) GemFire
14 2 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 82 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.85%) MS Office
3 5 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.54%) MS Project
5 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.36%) Oracle 11i
2 8 (1.08%) RMDS
3 6 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.68%) Summit
4 5 (0.68%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.27%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.27%) Tridion
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.27%) AWD
7 1 (0.14%) Kondor+
7 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.14%) HFM
7 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.14%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.68%) IaaS
2 4 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.27%) SaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Office 365
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.07%) SAN
2 25 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 22 (2.98%) HTTP
4 18 (2.44%) LDAP
5 14 (1.90%) DNS
5 14 (1.90%) Internet
6 13 (1.76%) LAN
6 13 (1.76%) WAN
6 13 (1.76%) NAS
7 11 (1.49%) DHCP
8 9 (1.22%) Kerberos
8 9 (1.22%) SMTP
9 8 (1.08%) SSH
9 8 (1.08%) Multicast
10 7 (0.95%) SSL
10 7 (0.95%) Firewall
11 6 (0.81%) SS7
11 6 (0.81%) DWDM
11 6 (0.81%) FTP
11 6 (0.81%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 185 (25.07%) Relational Database
3 106 (14.36%) DB2
4 103 (13.96%) RDBMS
5 81 (10.98%) Sybase ASE
6 71 (9.62%) Oracle Database
7 43 (5.83%) MySQL
8 41 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 41 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 40 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
10 37 (5.01%) Oracle Database 11g
11 36 (4.88%) Sybase IQ
12 27 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
13 25 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 23 (3.12%) OLTP
15 20 (2.71%) Oracle Reports
16 19 (2.57%) Informix
16 19 (2.57%) MongoDB
17 16 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
17 16 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (5.42%) Subversion
2 37 (5.01%) JUnit
3 21 (2.85%) JIRA
3 21 (2.85%) Jenkins
4 20 (2.71%) Hudson
5 19 (2.57%) Git (software)
5 19 (2.57%) Maven
6 16 (2.17%) NUnit
7 15 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (1.90%) Eclipse
8 14 (1.90%) TeamCity
9 12 (1.63%) Ant
10 10 (1.36%) NCover
10 10 (1.36%) FxCop
10 10 (1.36%) Rhino Mocks
10 10 (1.36%) Toad
11 7 (0.95%) Visual Studio
11 7 (0.95%) CruiseControl
12 6 (0.81%) ClearCase
12 6 (0.81%) Gradle
General
1 319 (43.22%) Finance
2 293 (39.70%) Banking
3 143 (19.38%) Investment Banking
4 126 (17.07%) Front Office
5 25 (3.39%) Back Office
6 19 (2.57%) Financial Institution
7 13 (1.76%) Retail
8 11 (1.49%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.36%) Legal
10 6 (0.81%) Marketing
11 5 (0.68%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.54%) Electronics
12 4 (0.54%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.41%) Advertising
13 3 (0.41%) French Language
14 2 (0.27%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.14%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 403 (54.61%) Developer
2 185 (25.07%) Java Developer
3 94 (12.74%) Analyst
4 70 (9.49%) DBA
5 69 (9.35%) Senior Developer
6 49 (6.64%) Senior Java Developer
7 44 (5.96%) Sybase DBA
8 37 (5.01%) C++ Developer
8 37 (5.01%) Applications Support
9 36 (4.88%) Administrator
10 35 (4.74%) Oracle DBA
10 35 (4.74%) SQL Developer
11 31 (4.20%) C# Developer
12 30 (4.07%) Support Analyst
12 30 (4.07%) Architect
13 21 (2.85%) Business Analyst
14 18 (2.44%) Applications Support Analyst
15 17 (2.30%) .NET Developer
16 14 (1.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 13 (1.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (16.53%) XML
2 108 (14.63%) .NET
3 97 (13.14%) Spring
4 86 (11.65%) Web Services
5 62 (8.40%) HTML
6 57 (7.72%) J2EE
7 53 (7.18%) Hibernate
8 52 (7.05%) SOAP
8 52 (7.05%) Middleware
9 50 (6.78%) JMS
10 46 (6.23%) WPF
11 45 (6.10%) JSP
12 37 (5.01%) Servlets
13 36 (4.88%) J2SE
13 36 (4.88%) FIX Protocol
14 29 (3.93%) WinForms
14 29 (3.93%) EJB
15 28 (3.79%) REST
16 23 (3.12%) ASP.NET
16 23 (3.12%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 133 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (8.54%) Replication
3 59 (7.99%) Derivative
4 57 (7.72%) Equities
5 56 (7.59%) Fixed Income
6 43 (5.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 38 (5.15%) Computer Science
8 28 (3.79%) Equity Derivative
9 26 (3.52%) N-Tier
10 23 (3.12%) Data Centre
11 22 (2.98%) Market Risk
12 21 (2.85%) Client/Server
13 20 (2.71%) Management Information System
14 19 (2.57%) Clustering
14 19 (2.57%) Credit Risk
15 16 (2.17%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 9 (1.22%) CMDB
16 9 (1.22%) Mainframe
17 6 (0.81%) Grid Computing
18 5 (0.68%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 305 (41.33%) UNIX
2 245 (33.20%) Linux
3 161 (21.82%) Windows
4 59 (7.99%) Solaris
5 37 (5.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (2.44%) AIX
9 7 (0.95%) zOS
10 3 (0.41%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.41%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.14%) SUSE
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (19.24%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (13.28%) OO
3 88 (11.92%) SDLC
4 77 (10.43%) Multithreading
5 68 (9.21%) Migration
6 67 (9.08%) TDD
6 67 (9.08%) Performance Tuning
7 62 (8.40%) Data Modelling
8 56 (7.59%) Risk Management
9 49 (6.64%) OOD
10 40 (5.42%) Project Management
10 40 (5.42%) ITIL
11 39 (5.28%) Software Engineering
11 39 (5.28%) Electronic Trading
12 38 (5.15%) Workflow
13 37 (5.01%) ETL
14 34 (4.61%) MVC
15 33 (4.47%) Release Management
16 32 (4.34%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (4.34%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 449 (60.84%) SQL
2 350 (47.43%) Java
3 150 (20.33%) C#
4 135 (18.29%) Perl
5 86 (11.65%) C++
6 84 (11.38%) Shell Script
7 83 (11.25%) JavaScript
8 64 (8.67%) T-SQL
9 54 (7.32%) Python
10 38 (5.15%) C
11 32 (4.34%) Korn
12 29 (3.93%) VBA
13 25 (3.39%) VB
13 25 (3.39%) PL/SQL
14 24 (3.25%) PowerShell
15 16 (2.17%) Bash Shell
16 13 (1.76%) Ruby
16 13 (1.76%) VBScript
17 12 (1.63%) PHP
17 12 (1.63%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 48 (6.50%) Degree
2 24 (3.25%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.76%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.22%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.95%) Sun Certification
6 5 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (0.54%) CISSP
7 4 (0.54%) CISA
8 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.41%) ISEB
9 2 (0.27%) QiCA
9 2 (0.27%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.27%) PMP
9 2 (0.27%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.14%) MCSE
10 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.79%) QA
2 7 (0.95%) SLA
3 6 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.54%) EMIR
4 4 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.27%) COREP
5 2 (0.27%) FINREP
5 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
System Software
1 28 (3.79%) Oracle RAC
2 22 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.49%) NFS
3 11 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 9 (1.22%) Active Directory
5 8 (1.08%) VMware ESX
6 7 (0.95%) RACF
6 7 (0.95%) Time Sharing Option
6 7 (0.95%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 6 (0.81%) KVM
7 6 (0.81%) Xen
7 6 (0.81%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.81%) SRDF
7 6 (0.81%) vSphere
8 5 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.27%) PowerHA
9 2 (0.27%) Docker
10 1 (0.14%) HDFS
10 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 21 (2.85%) SCOM
2 20 (2.71%) Oracle RMAN
3 17 (2.30%) Data Guard
4 13 (1.76%) Control-M
5 7 (0.95%) ITRS Geneos
6 6 (0.81%) zSecure
6 6 (0.81%) WSUS
6 6 (0.81%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.81%) MOM
7 5 (0.68%) BladeLogic
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (0.27%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.27%) Puppet
9 2 (0.27%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.14%) Ambari
10 1 (0.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 389 (52.71%) Oracle
2 124 (16.80%) Microsoft
3 47 (6.37%) IBM
3 47 (6.37%) TIBCO
4 38 (5.15%) SAP
5 31 (4.20%) Red Hat
6 29 (3.93%) HP
7 22 (2.98%) Sun
7 22 (2.98%) Informatica
7 22 (2.98%) VMware
8 20 (2.71%) Veritas
9 18 (2.44%) Teradata
10 17 (2.30%) Cisco
11 14 (1.90%) NetApp
12 13 (1.76%) Fidessa
12 13 (1.76%) EMC
13 12 (1.63%) Remedy
14 11 (1.49%) Murex
15 10 (1.36%) CA
15 10 (1.36%) DataSynapse
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Posted: 8 hours ago
City of London
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Rate: £500 - £610 per day
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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Rate: £300 - £500 per day
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