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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sybase
Rank 299 224 255
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +31
Contract jobs citing Sybase 379 461 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.88% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 1.44% 1.90% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 298 292
Average daily rate
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£488 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £337 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.06% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £6.00 £90.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.33% +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
26282 24246 25665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.03% 46.23% 47.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15364 13731 13222
Average daily rate £388 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1242 1169 1321
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 £11.00 £11.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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 -68 336 £500 - 82
London -22 298 £515 -1.90% 65
City of London -6 98 £525 -4.54% 26
Scotland -19 29 £440 +23.50% 6
Glasgow -17 23 £440 +25.71% 2
East of England -6 13 £335 +4.68% 1
Watford +2 8 £320 +10.34% 1
Hertfordshire -21 8 £320 - 1
West Midlands -32 7 £400 -17.94% 4
North West -7 6 £365 - 3
South East -31 6 £343 -15.95% 5
Cheshire +7 4 £400 - 2
Berkshire +4 3 £335 +11.66% 2
Yorkshire -1 2 - - 2
Edinburgh -2 2 - - 2
West Yorkshire -8 2 - - 2
Birmingham -23 2 £538 +7.50% 2
Cambridge - 2 £488 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £488 -
South West - 2 £525 - 2
Warrington -11 1 £365 -
Surrey - 1 £350 - 1
Dorset - 1 £600 -
Bournemouth - 1 £600 -
Manchester - 1 £300 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £400 -
Newbury - - - -
Reading - - - - 2
Sheffield - - - -

Sybase
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 428 (56.61%) SQL
2 399 (52.78%) Oracle
3 357 (47.22%) Java
4 325 (42.99%) UNIX
5 321 (42.46%) Finance
6 311 (41.14%) Banking
7 260 (34.39%) Linux
8 233 (30.82%) SQL Server
9 193 (25.53%) Relational Database
10 165 (21.83%) Investment Banking
11 151 (19.97%) Windows
12 140 (18.52%) Front Office
13 137 (18.12%) Perl
13 137 (18.12%) C#
14 112 (14.81%) Spring
15 107 (14.15%) Performance Tuning
16 102 (13.49%) Agile Software Development
17 101 (13.36%) RDBMS
18 94 (12.43%) Multithreading
19 92 (12.17%) Shell Script
20 89 (11.77%) DB2
21 88 (11.64%) T-SQL
22 87 (11.51%) C++
23 86 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
24 85 (11.24%) Migration
25 83 (10.98%) Solaris
26 80 (10.58%) OO
26 80 (10.58%) XML
27 79 (10.45%) Hibernate
27 79 (10.45%) Sybase ASE

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 43 (5.69%) WebLogic
2 29 (3.84%) Tomcat
3 26 (3.44%) WebSphere
4 25 (3.31%) Oracle Coherence
5 18 (2.38%) JBoss
6 17 (2.25%) Apache
7 15 (1.98%) TIBCO EMS
8 12 (1.59%) IIS
9 11 (1.46%) Confluence
10 10 (1.32%) MQSeries
11 9 (1.19%) Apache Pig
12 6 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.66%) SAS
14 4 (0.53%) CICS
14 4 (0.53%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.53%) TPMS
15 3 (0.40%) AquaLogic Service Bus
15 3 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 2 (0.26%) NetWeaver
16 2 (0.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.59%) MS Office
3 5 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.26%) SPSS
6 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.06%) CODA-Financials
2 7 (0.93%) Murex MxG2000
2 7 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (0.93%) ION MarketView
3 5 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.53%) Kondor+
4 4 (0.53%) RMDS
4 4 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.26%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.26%) Summit
6 1 (0.13%) Brady Trinity
6 1 (0.13%) Adaptiv
6 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.13%) Maximo
6 1 (0.13%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.13%) Endur
6 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.98%) SaaS
2 8 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.78%) SAN
2 16 (2.12%) NAS
3 15 (1.98%) Intranet
3 15 (1.98%) Internet
4 12 (1.59%) LAN
4 12 (1.59%) WAN
5 10 (1.32%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.06%) LDAP
7 7 (0.93%) HTTP
7 7 (0.93%) DNS
7 7 (0.93%) Firewall
8 5 (0.66%) ATM
9 4 (0.53%) VoIP
9 4 (0.53%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.40%) SSL
10 3 (0.40%) CTI
10 3 (0.40%) SMTP
10 3 (0.40%) FTP
10 3 (0.40%) Broadband
10 3 (0.40%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (30.82%) SQL Server
2 193 (25.53%) Relational Database
3 101 (13.36%) RDBMS
4 89 (11.77%) DB2
5 79 (10.45%) Sybase ASE
6 55 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
7 51 (6.75%) Oracle Database
8 38 (5.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 38 (5.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 31 (4.10%) Crystal Reports
10 29 (3.84%) MySQL
11 28 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
12 27 (3.57%) NoSQL
12 27 (3.57%) Big Data
13 25 (3.31%) Hadoop
14 23 (3.04%) Oracle Database 11g
14 23 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 21 (2.78%) MongoDB
15 21 (2.78%) HBase
15 21 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 55 (7.28%) Subversion
2 33 (4.37%) Maven
3 28 (3.70%) JUnit
4 18 (2.38%) JIRA
5 16 (2.12%) TeamCity
5 16 (2.12%) Git (software)
6 14 (1.85%) Ant
7 13 (1.72%) Eclipse
8 8 (1.06%) NUnit
8 8 (1.06%) Hudson
9 7 (0.93%) Mockito
10 6 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (0.79%) ClearCase
10 6 (0.79%) ERwin
11 5 (0.66%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.66%) VisiBroker
11 5 (0.66%) CruiseControl
11 5 (0.66%) jMock
11 5 (0.66%) Jenkins
General
1 321 (42.46%) Finance
2 311 (41.14%) Banking
3 165 (21.83%) Investment Banking
4 140 (18.52%) Front Office
5 22 (2.91%) Financial Institution
6 21 (2.78%) Back Office
7 7 (0.93%) Retail
8 6 (0.79%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.53%) French Language
9 4 (0.53%) Legal
10 3 (0.40%) Advertising
10 3 (0.40%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.40%) International Banking
10 3 (0.40%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.26%) German Language
11 2 (0.26%) Marketing
12 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 406 (53.70%) Developer
2 171 (22.62%) Java Developer
3 116 (15.34%) Analyst
4 88 (11.64%) Architect
5 73 (9.66%) DBA
6 61 (8.07%) Support Analyst
7 48 (6.35%) SQL Developer
8 40 (5.29%) Senior Developer
8 40 (5.29%) Sybase DBA
9 34 (4.50%) Applications Support
9 34 (4.50%) Technical Architect
10 33 (4.37%) SQL DBA
11 29 (3.84%) Sybase Developer
11 29 (3.84%) Senior Java Developer
12 27 (3.57%) C++ Developer
13 26 (3.44%) Consultant
13 26 (3.44%) Data Architect
13 26 (3.44%) Database Developer
14 25 (3.31%) C# Developer
15 20 (2.65%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (14.81%) Spring
2 80 (10.58%) XML
3 79 (10.45%) Hibernate
4 77 (10.19%) .NET
5 58 (7.67%) JMS
6 52 (6.88%) HTML
7 51 (6.75%) Web Services
8 39 (5.16%) J2EE
9 37 (4.89%) Middleware
10 30 (3.97%) CSS
11 26 (3.44%) EJB
11 26 (3.44%) WPF
12 23 (3.04%) JSP
13 21 (2.78%) WinForms
14 20 (2.65%) Servlets
15 19 (2.51%) Swing
15 19 (2.51%) Rendezvous
15 19 (2.51%) FIX Protocol
16 18 (2.38%) J2SE
17 17 (2.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 86 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (9.13%) Fixed Income
3 64 (8.47%) Equities
4 54 (7.14%) Replication
5 44 (5.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 43 (5.69%) Derivative
7 41 (5.42%) Credit Risk
8 36 (4.76%) Computer Science
9 24 (3.17%) Market Risk
10 21 (2.78%) Reference Data
11 20 (2.65%) Clustering
12 19 (2.51%) Enterprise Storage
13 17 (2.25%) Data Structures
14 16 (2.12%) Mathematics
15 15 (1.98%) Hedge funds
16 14 (1.85%) Management Information System
17 13 (1.72%) Equity Derivative
17 13 (1.72%) Open Source
18 12 (1.59%) CLARiiON
18 12 (1.59%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 325 (42.99%) UNIX
2 260 (34.39%) Linux
3 151 (19.97%) Windows
4 83 (10.98%) Solaris
5 51 (6.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (1.85%) AIX
8 11 (1.46%) Windows XP
9 9 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.53%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.40%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.26%) Android
13 2 (0.26%) SUSE
13 2 (0.26%) HPUX
14 1 (0.13%) Tru64
14 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.13%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.13%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (14.15%) Performance Tuning
2 102 (13.49%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (12.43%) Multithreading
4 85 (11.24%) Migration
5 80 (10.58%) OO
6 73 (9.66%) Data Modelling
7 67 (8.86%) TDD
8 60 (7.94%) Low Latency
9 59 (7.80%) Risk Management
10 41 (5.42%) Project Management
11 39 (5.16%) ETL
12 35 (4.63%) ITIL
13 34 (4.50%) Analytics
14 31 (4.10%) UML
15 30 (3.97%) OOD
15 30 (3.97%) Data Management
16 28 (3.70%) Electronic Trading
17 27 (3.57%) Data Migration
17 27 (3.57%) Data Analysis
18 24 (3.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 428 (56.61%) SQL
2 357 (47.22%) Java
3 137 (18.12%) C#
3 137 (18.12%) Perl
4 92 (12.17%) Shell Script
5 88 (11.64%) T-SQL
6 87 (11.51%) C++
7 54 (7.14%) PL/SQL
8 50 (6.61%) JavaScript
9 43 (5.69%) Python
10 37 (4.89%) VBA
11 31 (4.10%) VB
12 30 (3.97%) Korn
13 19 (2.51%) Tcl
14 18 (2.38%) C
14 18 (2.38%) Bash Shell
15 13 (1.72%) VB6
16 9 (1.19%) C-shell
17 8 (1.06%) SQR
18 6 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (5.82%) Degree
2 9 (1.19%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.66%) DV Cleared
4 4 (0.53%) PMI Certification
4 4 (0.53%) CISA
4 4 (0.53%) CISSP
5 3 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.40%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.26%) PMP
6 2 (0.26%) ISSAP
6 2 (0.26%) ISEB
6 2 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.13%) MCSE
7 1 (0.13%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.13%) MCDST
7 1 (0.13%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.38%) QA
2 7 (0.93%) SLA
3 5 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.40%) Basel III
5 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.13%) PAS 55
6 1 (0.13%) EMIR
6 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 21 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.06%) Platform Symphony
4 7 (0.93%) VMware ESX
4 7 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (0.79%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.66%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.53%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.53%) HDFS
8 3 (0.40%) RHEV
8 3 (0.40%) NFS
8 3 (0.40%) SRDF
8 3 (0.40%) XenApp
8 3 (0.40%) Firmware
9 2 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.26%) Xen
9 2 (0.26%) KVM
10 1 (0.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.13%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 18 (2.38%) Control-M
2 10 (1.32%) Data Guard
3 7 (0.93%) ITRS Geneos
4 6 (0.79%) BMC PATROL
4 6 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.79%) Ambari
4 6 (0.79%) Oozie
5 3 (0.40%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.13%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (0.13%) Nagios
7 1 (0.13%) CA SiteMinder
7 1 (0.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (0.13%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 399 (52.78%) Oracle
2 57 (7.54%) TIBCO
3 47 (6.22%) Red Hat
4 46 (6.08%) Microsoft
5 41 (5.42%) Sun
6 38 (5.03%) Business Objects
7 37 (4.89%) IBM
8 30 (3.97%) Fidessa
9 29 (3.84%) Murex
10 24 (3.17%) Informatica
11 22 (2.91%) VMware
12 21 (2.78%) HP
13 19 (2.51%) EMC
13 19 (2.51%) Bloomberg
14 17 (2.25%) 29West
14 17 (2.25%) SAP
15 13 (1.72%) Teradata
16 12 (1.59%) ION Trading
16 12 (1.59%) Perforce
16 12 (1.59%) Citrix
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