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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sybase
Rank 286 246 226
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -20
Contract jobs citing Sybase 359 366 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.76% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 1.54% 1.66% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 262 261
Average daily rate
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£488 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £87.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
23359 22019 21063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 45.72% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13656 12210 10981
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1012 954 1305
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -34 320 £525 - 52
London -2 276 £525 -3.22% 39
City of London -9 78 £550 - 15
Scotland -5 33 £440 +18.91% 9
Glasgow -1 18 £440 +10.00% 4
Berkshire +6 15 £335 +11.66% 1
South East -3 15 £335 +11.66% 1
East of England -16 8 £425 - 1
Bedfordshire - 7 £425 -
North West -9 5 £375 - 3
East Midlands +15 4 - - 1
West Midlands 0 4 £325 +9.91% 2
Edinburgh -14 3 £525 +110.00% 3
Coventry - 3 £325 -
Manchester - 3 £425 - 1
South West -17 2 £405 +35.00% 3
Wales - 2 £394 - 1
South Wales - 2 £394 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £405 -
Cardiff - 2 £394 - 1
Reading +2 1 - -
Yorkshire -14 1 £400 +6.66% 1
Essex - 1 £155 - 1
Luton - 1 £350 -
Brentwood - 1 £155 - 1
Bristol - - - - 2
Cambridge - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 2
Brentford - - - -

Sybase
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 394 (53.10%) SQL
2 383 (51.62%) Oracle
3 334 (45.01%) Java
4 315 (42.45%) UNIX
5 293 (39.49%) Finance
6 290 (39.08%) Banking
7 237 (31.94%) SQL Server
8 214 (28.84%) Linux
9 163 (21.97%) Investment Banking
10 162 (21.83%) Front Office
11 147 (19.81%) Relational Database
12 134 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
13 128 (17.25%) Perl
14 123 (16.58%) C#
15 114 (15.36%) Windows
16 105 (14.15%) Spring
17 99 (13.34%) C++
18 97 (13.07%) XML
19 93 (12.53%) Shell Script
20 90 (12.13%) Performance Tuning
21 89 (11.99%) Multithreading
22 88 (11.86%) .NET
23 87 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
24 81 (10.92%) Migration
25 80 (10.78%) HTML
26 79 (10.65%) Fixed Income
27 76 (10.24%) RDBMS
28 74 (9.97%) Derivative
29 73 (9.84%) DB2
30 72 (9.70%) JavaScript

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 35 (4.72%) WebSphere
2 28 (3.77%) WebLogic
3 24 (3.23%) Oracle Coherence
4 23 (3.10%) Tomcat
5 18 (2.43%) JBoss
6 15 (2.02%) Apache
7 11 (1.48%) IIS
8 8 (1.08%) MQSeries
8 8 (1.08%) TIBCO EMS
8 8 (1.08%) GlassFish
9 6 (0.81%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.67%) SAS
11 4 (0.54%) NetWeaver
11 4 (0.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.40%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.40%) AquaLogic Service Bus
12 3 (0.40%) TPMS
12 3 (0.40%) CICS
Applications
1 31 (4.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.94%) MS Office
3 3 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.75%) Murex MxG2000
2 11 (1.48%) CODA-Financials
3 8 (1.08%) Summit
3 8 (1.08%) IntelliMatch
4 7 (0.94%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.67%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.40%) RMDS
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.27%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 2 (0.27%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.13%) Algo Collateral
9 1 (0.13%) Maximo
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.13%) Adaptiv
9 1 (0.13%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.02%) Internet
1 15 (2.02%) SAN
2 14 (1.89%) HTTP
2 14 (1.89%) NAS
3 13 (1.75%) WAN
3 13 (1.75%) LAN
4 12 (1.62%) DNS
4 12 (1.62%) Firewall
5 10 (1.35%) HTTPS
6 9 (1.21%) Intranet
7 8 (1.08%) LDAP
8 7 (0.94%) SMTP
8 7 (0.94%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.67%) FTP
10 4 (0.54%) RFID
10 4 (0.54%) IMAP
10 4 (0.54%) iSCSI
10 4 (0.54%) NFC
10 4 (0.54%) FCoE
10 4 (0.54%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (31.94%) SQL Server
2 147 (19.81%) Relational Database
3 76 (10.24%) RDBMS
4 73 (9.84%) DB2
5 60 (8.09%) Sybase ASE
6 50 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
7 35 (4.72%) Oracle Database
8 33 (4.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (3.64%) MySQL
9 27 (3.64%) Big Data
10 26 (3.50%) Hadoop
11 25 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 24 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
13 23 (3.10%) Oracle Reports
13 23 (3.10%) Sybase IQ
14 21 (2.83%) Crystal Reports
15 20 (2.70%) NoSQL
16 19 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 19 (2.56%) KDB
16 19 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 44 (5.93%) Maven
2 40 (5.39%) Subversion
3 38 (5.12%) JUnit
4 30 (4.04%) Ant
5 28 (3.77%) Eclipse
6 22 (2.96%) JIRA
6 22 (2.96%) TeamCity
7 15 (2.02%) Mockito
8 13 (1.75%) NUnit
9 12 (1.62%) Git (software)
9 12 (1.62%) Jenkins
10 10 (1.35%) Selenium
11 9 (1.21%) Hudson
11 9 (1.21%) CruiseControl
12 8 (1.08%) Eclipse RCP
13 7 (0.94%) Visual Studio
14 5 (0.67%) VisiBroker
14 5 (0.67%) TestComplete
14 5 (0.67%) Build Forge
14 5 (0.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 293 (39.49%) Finance
2 290 (39.08%) Banking
3 163 (21.97%) Investment Banking
4 162 (21.83%) Front Office
5 21 (2.83%) Back Office
6 15 (2.02%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.67%) Retail
7 5 (0.67%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.54%) French Language
9 3 (0.40%) Advertising
10 2 (0.27%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.27%) Marketing
11 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.13%) Electronics
11 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.13%) International Banking
11 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 397 (53.50%) Developer
2 189 (25.47%) Java Developer
3 108 (14.56%) Analyst
4 72 (9.70%) Architect
5 59 (7.95%) Support Analyst
6 55 (7.41%) DBA
7 54 (7.28%) Senior Developer
8 44 (5.93%) C# Developer
9 42 (5.66%) C++ Developer
9 42 (5.66%) Applications Support
10 40 (5.39%) Senior Java Developer
11 33 (4.45%) Data Architect
12 32 (4.31%) SQL Developer
13 29 (3.91%) Sybase DBA
14 28 (3.77%) Consultant
15 27 (3.64%) SQL DBA
16 17 (2.29%) Sybase Developer
17 16 (2.16%) Applications Support Analyst
17 16 (2.16%) Database Developer
17 16 (2.16%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (14.15%) Spring
2 97 (13.07%) XML
3 88 (11.86%) .NET
4 80 (10.78%) HTML
5 63 (8.49%) Hibernate
6 54 (7.28%) JMS
7 35 (4.72%) CSS
7 35 (4.72%) Web Services
8 32 (4.31%) XSLT
8 32 (4.31%) J2EE
8 32 (4.31%) WinForms
8 32 (4.31%) FIX Protocol
9 27 (3.64%) WPF
10 26 (3.50%) EJB
10 26 (3.50%) Servlets
10 26 (3.50%) Middleware
11 23 (3.10%) HTML5
12 20 (2.70%) Apache Flex
13 19 (2.56%) JSP
14 17 (2.29%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 87 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (10.65%) Fixed Income
3 74 (9.97%) Derivative
4 65 (8.76%) Equities
5 55 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 37 (4.99%) Replication
7 22 (2.96%) Computer Science
8 20 (2.70%) Reference Data
9 18 (2.43%) Market Risk
10 16 (2.16%) Equity Derivative
11 14 (1.89%) Clustering
11 14 (1.89%) Management Information System
11 14 (1.89%) Credit Risk
12 13 (1.75%) Mathematics
13 12 (1.62%) Visualisation
14 11 (1.48%) Client/Server
15 10 (1.35%) Data Structures
16 9 (1.21%) Grid Computing
16 9 (1.21%) N-Tier
17 7 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 315 (42.45%) UNIX
2 214 (28.84%) Linux
3 114 (15.36%) Windows
4 52 (7.01%) Solaris
5 35 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.21%) Windows XP
8 7 (0.94%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.94%) Android
9 6 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.67%) SUSE
10 5 (0.67%) AIX
11 4 (0.54%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.40%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.27%) zOS
13 2 (0.27%) Debian
13 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.13%) BlackBerry OS
14 1 (0.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (12.13%) Performance Tuning
3 89 (11.99%) Multithreading
4 81 (10.92%) Migration
5 70 (9.43%) TDD
6 67 (9.03%) Data Modelling
7 66 (8.89%) OO
8 45 (6.06%) Low Latency
9 37 (4.99%) Analytics
10 34 (4.58%) Scrum
11 31 (4.18%) Risk Management
12 30 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
13 29 (3.91%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (3.77%) Data Migration
15 26 (3.50%) ETL
16 25 (3.37%) Data Management
17 24 (3.23%) Project Management
18 22 (2.96%) ITIL
18 22 (2.96%) Unit Testing
19 21 (2.83%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 394 (53.10%) SQL
2 334 (45.01%) Java
3 128 (17.25%) Perl
4 123 (16.58%) C#
5 99 (13.34%) C++
6 93 (12.53%) Shell Script
7 72 (9.70%) JavaScript
8 64 (8.63%) T-SQL
9 49 (6.60%) PL/SQL
10 38 (5.12%) Python
11 35 (4.72%) Korn
12 31 (4.18%) Bash Shell
12 31 (4.18%) VB
13 23 (3.10%) VBA
14 11 (1.48%) VB6
15 10 (1.35%) C-shell
16 8 (1.08%) C
17 7 (0.94%) PowerShell
17 7 (0.94%) SQR
18 5 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (4.18%) Degree
2 16 (2.16%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.35%) DV Cleared
4 6 (0.81%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.27%) MCP
6 2 (0.27%) ISEB
6 2 (0.27%) ISSAP
6 2 (0.27%) CFA
6 2 (0.27%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.27%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.13%) MCDST
7 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.13%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.13%) PhD
7 1 (0.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.56%) QA
2 5 (0.67%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.54%) SLA
4 1 (0.13%) PAS 55
4 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (2.16%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.08%) Platform Symphony
4 7 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 7 (0.94%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.67%) HDFS
5 5 (0.67%) KVM
5 5 (0.67%) Xen
5 5 (0.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.67%) NFS
6 4 (0.54%) SRDF
6 4 (0.54%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 17 (2.29%) Control-M
2 9 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.94%) Oozie
3 7 (0.94%) Ambari
4 6 (0.81%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.67%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (0.54%) Puppet
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.27%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.13%) SCCM
8 1 (0.13%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 383 (51.62%) Oracle
2 45 (6.06%) TIBCO
2 45 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 39 (5.26%) Murex
4 37 (4.99%) Business Objects
5 35 (4.72%) Red Hat
6 31 (4.18%) Sun
7 29 (3.91%) IBM
8 26 (3.50%) SAP
9 18 (2.43%) VMware
10 15 (2.02%) Teradata
11 14 (1.89%) Reuters
11 14 (1.89%) Bloomberg
12 13 (1.75%) DataSynapse
12 13 (1.75%) Informatica
12 13 (1.75%) HP
13 12 (1.62%) Adobe
13 12 (1.62%) ION Trading
13 12 (1.62%) Netezza
13 12 (1.62%) 29West
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