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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sybase
Rank 302 229 251
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +22
Contract jobs citing Sybase 369 472 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.90% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 1.41% 1.94% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 308 307
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
-0.87% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £6.00 £87.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.14% +288.88%
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
26243 24330 26221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.07% 46.29% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15249 13762 13531
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 1235 1152 1348
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 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 21 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 -82 318 £500 - 85
London -41 280 £513 -2.38% 69
City of London -5 92 £525 -4.54% 32
Scotland -22 37 £430 +20.70% 5
Glasgow -21 28 £435 +24.28% 1
East of England -8 13 £335 +4.68% 1
Watford +1 8 £320 +10.34%
Hertfordshire -15 8 £320 - 1
West Midlands -28 7 £400 -17.94% 3
North West -13 6 £365 - 3
South East -35 5 £350 -15.66% 5
Edinburgh - 5 £310 - 2
Cheshire +8 4 £400 - 2
East Midlands +4 3 £425 -
Birmingham -21 3 £400 -20.00% 1
Berkshire +3 2 £335 +9.83% 4
Yorkshire -5 2 - - 2
West Yorkshire -7 2 - - 2
South West - 2 £525 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £488 -
Cambridge - 2 £488 -
Warrington -12 1 £365 -
Surrey - 1 £350 - 1
Dorset - 1 £600 -
Bournemouth - 1 £600 -
Manchester - 1 £300 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £400 -
Newbury - - - -
Nottingham - - - -

Sybase
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 416 (56.22%) SQL
2 385 (52.03%) Oracle
3 348 (47.03%) Java
4 316 (42.70%) UNIX
5 314 (42.43%) Finance
6 309 (41.76%) Banking
7 252 (34.05%) Linux
8 232 (31.35%) SQL Server
9 187 (25.27%) Relational Database
10 165 (22.30%) Investment Banking
11 153 (20.68%) Windows
12 138 (18.65%) Front Office
13 134 (18.11%) Perl
13 134 (18.11%) C#
14 112 (15.14%) Spring
15 107 (14.46%) Performance Tuning
16 104 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
17 99 (13.38%) RDBMS
18 90 (12.16%) DB2
19 89 (12.03%) Multithreading
20 85 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
21 84 (11.35%) C++
22 83 (11.22%) Solaris
23 81 (10.95%) Shell Script
24 80 (10.81%) XML
24 80 (10.81%) T-SQL
25 79 (10.68%) OO
25 79 (10.68%) Hibernate
26 78 (10.54%) Sybase ASE
27 77 (10.41%) .NET

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (5.81%) WebLogic
2 29 (3.92%) Tomcat
3 26 (3.51%) WebSphere
4 23 (3.11%) Oracle Coherence
5 18 (2.43%) JBoss
6 17 (2.30%) Apache
7 15 (2.03%) TIBCO EMS
8 11 (1.49%) IIS
8 11 (1.49%) Confluence
9 10 (1.35%) MQSeries
10 9 (1.22%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.68%) SAS
13 4 (0.54%) CICS
13 4 (0.54%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.54%) TPMS
14 3 (0.41%) AquaLogic Service Bus
14 3 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 2 (0.27%) NetWeaver
15 2 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 36 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.89%) MS Office
3 5 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.27%) SPSS
6 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.08%) CODA-Financials
2 7 (0.95%) Murex MxG2000
2 7 (0.95%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (0.95%) ION MarketView
3 5 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.54%) Kondor+
4 4 (0.54%) RMDS
4 4 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.27%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.27%) Summit
6 1 (0.14%) Brady Trinity
6 1 (0.14%) Adaptiv
6 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.14%) Maximo
6 1 (0.14%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.14%) Endur
6 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.89%) SaaS
2 8 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.84%) SAN
2 16 (2.16%) NAS
3 15 (2.03%) Internet
4 14 (1.89%) Intranet
5 12 (1.62%) LAN
5 12 (1.62%) WAN
6 10 (1.35%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.95%) DNS
7 7 (0.95%) Firewall
7 7 (0.95%) HTTP
7 7 (0.95%) LDAP
8 5 (0.68%) ATM
9 4 (0.54%) VoIP
9 4 (0.54%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.41%) SSL
10 3 (0.41%) CTI
10 3 (0.41%) SMTP
10 3 (0.41%) FTP
10 3 (0.41%) Broadband
10 3 (0.41%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (31.35%) SQL Server
2 187 (25.27%) Relational Database
3 99 (13.38%) RDBMS
4 90 (12.16%) DB2
5 78 (10.54%) Sybase ASE
6 55 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
7 47 (6.35%) Oracle Database
8 37 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 37 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 28 (3.78%) MySQL
9 28 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 27 (3.65%) NoSQL
10 27 (3.65%) Big Data
11 25 (3.38%) Hadoop
11 25 (3.38%) Crystal Reports
12 22 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 21 (2.84%) MongoDB
13 21 (2.84%) HBase
14 19 (2.57%) SQL Server 2012
15 18 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 55 (7.43%) Subversion
2 32 (4.32%) Maven
3 28 (3.78%) JUnit
4 18 (2.43%) JIRA
5 15 (2.03%) TeamCity
5 15 (2.03%) Git (software)
6 14 (1.89%) Eclipse
6 14 (1.89%) Ant
7 9 (1.22%) NUnit
8 8 (1.08%) Hudson
9 7 (0.95%) Mockito
10 6 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (0.81%) ERwin
10 6 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (0.81%) ClearCase
11 5 (0.68%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.68%) CruiseControl
11 5 (0.68%) jMock
11 5 (0.68%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.54%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 314 (42.43%) Finance
2 309 (41.76%) Banking
3 165 (22.30%) Investment Banking
4 138 (18.65%) Front Office
5 21 (2.84%) Back Office
5 21 (2.84%) Financial Institution
6 7 (0.95%) Retail
7 6 (0.81%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.54%) French Language
8 4 (0.54%) Legal
9 3 (0.41%) Advertising
9 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.41%) International Banking
9 3 (0.41%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.27%) German Language
10 2 (0.27%) Marketing
11 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 396 (53.51%) Developer
2 166 (22.43%) Java Developer
3 117 (15.81%) Analyst
4 80 (10.81%) Architect
5 72 (9.73%) DBA
6 62 (8.38%) Support Analyst
7 46 (6.22%) SQL Developer
8 40 (5.41%) Sybase DBA
9 39 (5.27%) Senior Developer
10 36 (4.86%) Applications Support
11 33 (4.46%) Technical Architect
11 33 (4.46%) SQL DBA
12 29 (3.92%) Sybase Developer
12 29 (3.92%) Senior Java Developer
13 25 (3.38%) Consultant
13 25 (3.38%) C++ Developer
13 25 (3.38%) C# Developer
14 24 (3.24%) Database Developer
15 22 (2.97%) Applications Support Analyst
16 21 (2.84%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (15.14%) Spring
2 80 (10.81%) XML
3 79 (10.68%) Hibernate
4 77 (10.41%) .NET
5 57 (7.70%) JMS
6 53 (7.16%) HTML
7 51 (6.89%) Web Services
8 39 (5.27%) J2EE
9 37 (5.00%) Middleware
10 30 (4.05%) CSS
11 26 (3.51%) EJB
11 26 (3.51%) WPF
12 24 (3.24%) JSP
13 21 (2.84%) Servlets
13 21 (2.84%) WinForms
14 19 (2.57%) Rendezvous
14 19 (2.57%) Swing
15 18 (2.43%) J2SE
15 18 (2.43%) FIX Protocol
16 17 (2.30%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 85 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (9.32%) Fixed Income
3 61 (8.24%) Equities
4 53 (7.16%) Replication
5 43 (5.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 43 (5.81%) Derivative
6 41 (5.54%) Credit Risk
7 36 (4.86%) Computer Science
8 24 (3.24%) Market Risk
9 20 (2.70%) Reference Data
10 19 (2.57%) Clustering
10 19 (2.57%) Enterprise Storage
11 16 (2.16%) Data Structures
11 16 (2.16%) Mathematics
12 15 (2.03%) Hedge funds
13 13 (1.76%) Equity Derivative
14 12 (1.62%) Client/Server
14 12 (1.62%) CLARiiON
14 12 (1.62%) Symmetrix
14 12 (1.62%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 316 (42.70%) UNIX
2 252 (34.05%) Linux
3 153 (20.68%) Windows
4 83 (11.22%) Solaris
5 51 (6.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (1.89%) AIX
8 11 (1.49%) Windows XP
9 8 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.54%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.41%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.27%) Android
13 2 (0.27%) SUSE
13 2 (0.27%) HPUX
14 1 (0.14%) Tru64
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.14%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.14%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (14.46%) Performance Tuning
2 104 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (12.03%) Multithreading
4 79 (10.68%) OO
5 75 (10.14%) Migration
6 72 (9.73%) Data Modelling
7 67 (9.05%) TDD
8 57 (7.70%) Risk Management
9 56 (7.57%) Low Latency
10 39 (5.27%) ETL
10 39 (5.27%) ITIL
11 36 (4.86%) Project Management
12 34 (4.59%) Analytics
13 31 (4.19%) UML
14 30 (4.05%) Data Management
15 29 (3.92%) OOD
16 27 (3.65%) Data Analysis
16 27 (3.65%) Electronic Trading
17 24 (3.24%) E-Commerce
17 24 (3.24%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 416 (56.22%) SQL
2 348 (47.03%) Java
3 134 (18.11%) C#
3 134 (18.11%) Perl
4 84 (11.35%) C++
5 81 (10.95%) Shell Script
6 80 (10.81%) T-SQL
7 51 (6.89%) JavaScript
8 45 (6.08%) PL/SQL
9 42 (5.68%) Python
10 36 (4.86%) VBA
11 30 (4.05%) Korn
12 29 (3.92%) VB
13 19 (2.57%) Tcl
14 18 (2.43%) C
15 17 (2.30%) Bash Shell
16 13 (1.76%) VB6
17 9 (1.22%) C-shell
18 8 (1.08%) SQR
19 6 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (5.81%) Degree
2 9 (1.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.68%) DV Cleared
4 4 (0.54%) PMI Certification
4 4 (0.54%) CISA
4 4 (0.54%) CISSP
5 3 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.27%) PMP
6 2 (0.27%) ISSAP
6 2 (0.27%) ISEB
6 2 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.14%) MCSE
7 1 (0.14%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.14%) MCDST
7 1 (0.14%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.16%) QA
2 8 (1.08%) SLA
3 5 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.41%) Basel III
5 3 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.14%) PAS 55
6 1 (0.14%) EMIR
6 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 20 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.08%) Platform Symphony
4 7 (0.95%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (0.81%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.54%) HDFS
6 4 (0.54%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.54%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.41%) XenApp
7 3 (0.41%) Firmware
7 3 (0.41%) RHEV
7 3 (0.41%) NFS
7 3 (0.41%) SRDF
8 2 (0.27%) KVM
8 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.27%) Xen
9 1 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.14%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 18 (2.43%) Control-M
2 9 (1.22%) Data Guard
3 8 (1.08%) ITRS Geneos
4 6 (0.81%) BMC PATROL
4 6 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.81%) Ambari
4 6 (0.81%) Oozie
5 3 (0.41%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Afaria
6 1 (0.14%) Nagios
6 1 (0.14%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.14%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 385 (52.03%) Oracle
2 55 (7.43%) TIBCO
3 47 (6.35%) Red Hat
4 46 (6.22%) Microsoft
5 40 (5.41%) Sun
6 38 (5.14%) Business Objects
7 37 (5.00%) IBM
8 29 (3.92%) Murex
8 29 (3.92%) Fidessa
9 24 (3.24%) Informatica
10 22 (2.97%) VMware
11 21 (2.84%) HP
12 19 (2.57%) EMC
12 19 (2.57%) Bloomberg
13 17 (2.30%) SAP
14 16 (2.16%) 29West
15 13 (1.76%) DataSynapse
15 13 (1.76%) Teradata
16 12 (1.62%) ION Trading
16 12 (1.62%) Perforce
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