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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sybase
Rank 294 209 236
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +27
Contract jobs citing Sybase 363 527 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 1.00% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 1.39% 2.13% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 326 307
Average daily rate
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£500 £489 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -6.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £85.00 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +91.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £90.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year
- +102.24%

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
26168 24713 26939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.27% 46.89% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14687 13698 13693
Average daily rate £388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
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 1117 1107 1353
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% -0.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 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 29 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
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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 -95 300 £500 - 53
London -52 245 £525 +5.00% 43
City of London -7 105 £550 +10.00% 17
Scotland -35 50 £419 +11.66% 6
Glasgow -22 41 £425 +6.25% 5
North West -6 17 £350 - 4
East of England -10 17 £388 -8.82% 2
Watford +6 11 £375 +7.14%
Hertfordshire -6 11 £375 -11.76%
West Midlands -19 10 £384 -23.20%
South East -17 6 £610 +43.52% 3
Manchester - 5 £400 - 4
Stirling -7 4 - -
Edinburgh -8 4 £310 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £443 -
Surrey - 4 £610 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £425 -
Cheshire -6 3 £358 -
Docklands, London +10 2 £775 +58.97%
Canary Wharf +8 2 - -
Birmingham -16 2 £400 -20.00%
Cambridge - 2 £488 -
West Yorkshire +3 1 £320 -39.04%
Yorkshire +2 1 £320 -39.04% 1
Leeds -1 1 £320 -39.04%
Warrington -17 1 £365 -
South West -36 1 - -
Wales - 1 £388 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 -
South Wales - 1 £388 -

Sybase
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 412 (54.14%) SQL
2 406 (53.35%) Oracle
3 346 (45.47%) Java
4 321 (42.18%) Banking
5 320 (42.05%) UNIX
6 301 (39.55%) Finance
7 253 (33.25%) SQL Server
8 243 (31.93%) Linux
9 183 (24.05%) Windows
9 183 (24.05%) Investment Banking
10 179 (23.52%) Relational Database
11 161 (21.16%) C#
12 151 (19.84%) Perl
13 126 (16.56%) Spring
14 123 (16.16%) Front Office
15 96 (12.61%) Performance Tuning
16 92 (12.09%) Multithreading
17 91 (11.96%) RDBMS
18 90 (11.83%) Solaris
18 90 (11.83%) .NET
19 89 (11.70%) DB2
20 85 (11.17%) OO
21 84 (11.04%) TDD
22 83 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
22 83 (10.91%) Hibernate
23 81 (10.64%) C++
24 74 (9.72%) Shell Script
25 73 (9.59%) Fixed Income
26 72 (9.46%) XML
27 69 (9.07%) Sybase ASE

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 30 (3.94%) WebSphere
3 25 (3.29%) Tomcat
4 17 (2.23%) Oracle Coherence
5 12 (1.58%) Apache
5 12 (1.58%) TIBCO EMS
6 11 (1.45%) Confluence
7 9 (1.18%) Apache Pig
8 8 (1.05%) IIS
9 5 (0.66%) MQSeries
9 5 (0.66%) GlassFish
10 4 (0.53%) TPMS
10 4 (0.53%) CICS
11 3 (0.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.26%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.26%) SAS
12 2 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 46 (6.04%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.02%) MS Office
3 5 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.92%) Murex MxG2000
2 5 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.53%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.53%) Kondor+
3 4 (0.53%) Global One
4 3 (0.39%) Summit
4 3 (0.39%) RMDS
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.26%) Endur
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.13%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.13%) Brady Trinity
6 1 (0.13%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.13%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.02%) SAN
2 17 (2.23%) Internet
3 13 (1.71%) NAS
4 12 (1.58%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.45%) Intranet
5 11 (1.45%) WAN
5 11 (1.45%) LAN
6 8 (1.05%) LDAP
7 6 (0.79%) ATM
8 4 (0.53%) VoIP
9 3 (0.39%) Multicast
9 3 (0.39%) FCoE
9 3 (0.39%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (0.39%) GSM
9 3 (0.39%) WCDMA
9 3 (0.39%) HTTP
9 3 (0.39%) 3GPP
9 3 (0.39%) UMTS
9 3 (0.39%) Firewall
10 2 (0.26%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (33.25%) SQL Server
2 179 (23.52%) Relational Database
3 91 (11.96%) RDBMS
4 89 (11.70%) DB2
5 69 (9.07%) Sybase ASE
6 55 (7.23%) Oracle Database
7 50 (6.57%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (4.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 31 (4.07%) MySQL
9 31 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 29 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 27 (3.55%) Oracle Database 11g
12 25 (3.29%) NoSQL
13 24 (3.15%) Oracle Database 10g
14 23 (3.02%) Crystal Reports
15 22 (2.89%) Big Data
16 21 (2.76%) Hadoop
16 21 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 20 (2.63%) Sybase IQ
18 19 (2.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 49 (6.44%) Subversion
2 40 (5.26%) JUnit
3 31 (4.07%) Maven
4 23 (3.02%) JIRA
5 20 (2.63%) Eclipse
6 18 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (1.97%) Git (software)
8 13 (1.71%) TeamCity
9 10 (1.31%) Mockito
10 8 (1.05%) NUnit
11 7 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (0.79%) jMock
13 5 (0.66%) Visual Studio
13 5 (0.66%) Toad
13 5 (0.66%) Ant
13 5 (0.66%) ERwin
13 5 (0.66%) Eclipse RCP
14 4 (0.53%) Hudson
14 4 (0.53%) PowerDesigner
15 3 (0.39%) ClearCase
General
1 321 (42.18%) Banking
2 301 (39.55%) Finance
3 183 (24.05%) Investment Banking
4 123 (16.16%) Front Office
5 24 (3.15%) Financial Institution
6 18 (2.37%) Back Office
7 16 (2.10%) Retail
8 9 (1.18%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.66%) Private Banking
10 4 (0.53%) Legal
11 3 (0.39%) Advertising
11 3 (0.39%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.39%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.39%) French Language
12 2 (0.26%) German Language
12 2 (0.26%) International Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Marketing
13 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Billing
13 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 419 (55.06%) Developer
2 168 (22.08%) Java Developer
3 108 (14.19%) Analyst
4 74 (9.72%) DBA
5 66 (8.67%) Architect
6 47 (6.18%) Support Analyst
7 45 (5.91%) SQL Developer
8 42 (5.52%) Sybase DBA
9 33 (4.34%) Senior Developer
10 32 (4.20%) .NET Developer
11 30 (3.94%) Technical Architect
11 30 (3.94%) Sybase Developer
12 29 (3.81%) C# Developer
13 27 (3.55%) SQL DBA
14 26 (3.42%) Applications Support
15 25 (3.29%) Consultant
15 25 (3.29%) Fidessa Developer
16 24 (3.15%) C++ Developer
17 20 (2.63%) Project Manager
18 19 (2.50%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (16.56%) Spring
2 90 (11.83%) .NET
3 83 (10.91%) Hibernate
4 72 (9.46%) XML
5 54 (7.10%) Web Services
6 48 (6.31%) HTML
7 47 (6.18%) WPF
8 45 (5.91%) J2EE
8 45 (5.91%) JMS
9 36 (4.73%) Middleware
10 27 (3.55%) CSS
11 26 (3.42%) EJB
12 25 (3.29%) XSLT
12 25 (3.29%) WinForms
13 24 (3.15%) JSP
14 22 (2.89%) Swing
14 22 (2.89%) Java EE
15 18 (2.37%) Rendezvous
15 18 (2.37%) J2SE
16 17 (2.23%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 73 (9.59%) Fixed Income
2 60 (7.88%) Equities
3 51 (6.70%) Derivative
4 49 (6.44%) Credit Risk
5 45 (5.91%) Replication
6 44 (5.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 29 (3.81%) Computer Science
8 19 (2.50%) Clustering
9 18 (2.37%) Enterprise Storage
10 17 (2.23%) Hedge funds
10 17 (2.23%) Market Risk
11 16 (2.10%) Equity Derivative
11 16 (2.10%) Mathematics
12 13 (1.71%) Open Source
12 13 (1.71%) Client/Server
13 12 (1.58%) Management Information System
14 11 (1.45%) CLARiiON
14 11 (1.45%) Symmetrix
14 11 (1.45%) N-Tier
14 11 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 320 (42.05%) UNIX
2 243 (31.93%) Linux
3 183 (24.05%) Windows
4 90 (11.83%) Solaris
5 46 (6.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (1.71%) AIX
7 10 (1.31%) Windows XP
7 10 (1.31%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (1.05%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.53%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.39%) HPUX
11 2 (0.26%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.26%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.13%) Tru64
12 1 (0.13%) Android
12 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (12.61%) Performance Tuning
2 92 (12.09%) Multithreading
3 85 (11.17%) OO
4 84 (11.04%) TDD
5 83 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (8.80%) Data Modelling
7 64 (8.41%) Migration
8 54 (7.10%) ITIL
9 51 (6.70%) Risk Management
10 46 (6.04%) ETL
11 44 (5.78%) Analytics
11 44 (5.78%) Low Latency
12 39 (5.12%) Project Management
13 35 (4.60%) UML
14 31 (4.07%) OOD
15 29 (3.81%) Scrum
16 26 (3.42%) Disaster Recovery
16 26 (3.42%) Investment Management
17 24 (3.15%) Unit Testing
18 23 (3.02%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 412 (54.14%) SQL
2 346 (45.47%) Java
3 161 (21.16%) C#
4 151 (19.84%) Perl
5 81 (10.64%) C++
6 74 (9.72%) Shell Script
7 64 (8.41%) T-SQL
8 48 (6.31%) JavaScript
9 44 (5.78%) PL/SQL
10 43 (5.65%) VBA
11 40 (5.26%) Python
12 30 (3.94%) VB
13 29 (3.81%) C
14 25 (3.29%) Tcl
15 22 (2.89%) Korn
16 21 (2.76%) VB.NET
17 13 (1.71%) PowerShell
18 10 (1.31%) VB6
19 8 (1.05%) Bash Shell
20 7 (0.92%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 56 (7.36%) Degree
2 9 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (1.18%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.79%) DV Cleared
3 6 (0.79%) PMI Certification
4 5 (0.66%) ISEB
5 4 (0.53%) CISSP
5 4 (0.53%) PMP
5 4 (0.53%) CISA
6 3 (0.39%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.26%) ISSAP
7 2 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.13%) MCSE
8 1 (0.13%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.13%) MCDST
8 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.42%) QA
2 11 (1.45%) SLA
3 7 (0.92%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.53%) Basel III
5 3 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.39%) EMIR
5 3 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.13%) CRD IV
System Software
1 25 (3.29%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 7 (0.92%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.66%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.39%) XenApp
6 3 (0.39%) NFS
6 3 (0.39%) SRDF
6 3 (0.39%) RHEV
6 3 (0.39%) HDFS
7 2 (0.26%) KVM
7 2 (0.26%) Xen
8 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.13%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 14 (1.84%) Data Guard
2 13 (1.71%) Control-M
3 9 (1.18%) BMC PATROL
4 8 (1.05%) ITRS Geneos
5 5 (0.66%) Ambari
5 5 (0.66%) Oozie
5 5 (0.66%) SCOM
6 4 (0.53%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.26%) Legato
8 2 (0.26%) Foglight
9 1 (0.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.13%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.13%) SCCM
9 1 (0.13%) Nagios
9 1 (0.13%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 406 (53.35%) Oracle
2 57 (7.49%) Microsoft
3 46 (6.04%) TIBCO
4 42 (5.52%) Red Hat
5 37 (4.86%) Sun
6 32 (4.20%) Murex
6 32 (4.20%) Fidessa
7 30 (3.94%) IBM
8 25 (3.29%) Business Objects
9 24 (3.15%) Bloomberg
10 23 (3.02%) JBoss
10 23 (3.02%) Informatica
11 21 (2.76%) EMC
12 19 (2.50%) Reuters
13 18 (2.37%) VMware
14 15 (1.97%) 29West
14 15 (1.97%) SAP
15 14 (1.84%) NetApp
15 14 (1.84%) ION Trading
16 13 (1.71%) HP
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