The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sybase products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sybase over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sybase
Rank 115 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -
Contract jobs citing Sybase 6 21 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 1.01% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 2.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £356
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £90.00 -
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1243 934 1063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.62% 44.75% 46.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 491 517
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 56 103
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

Sybase
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sybase across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sybase Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Sybase
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sybase across the West Midlands region.

Sybase Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Sybase
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sybase across the West Midlands region.

Sybase Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Sybase
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sybase within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 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
Birmingham -24 2 £400 -20.00% 1
Coventry - - - -
Sybase
England

Sybase
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 17 (85.00%) Oracle
2 14 (70.00%) UNIX
3 11 (55.00%) Linux
4 9 (45.00%) MySQL
5 8 (40.00%) SQL
5 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (40.00%) DB2
6 7 (35.00%) ITIL
6 7 (35.00%) Banking
7 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (25.00%) Project Management
8 5 (25.00%) Informix
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (25.00%) Migration
8 5 (25.00%) Investment Banking
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Vista
9 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
9 4 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
9 4 (20.00%) Scrum
9 4 (20.00%) TDD
9 4 (20.00%) TPMS
9 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
9 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 4 (20.00%) Capacity Management
9 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (20.00%) Data Structures
9 4 (20.00%) ATM

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 4 (20.00%) TPMS
1 4 (20.00%) CICS
2 1 (5.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (5.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) ATM
1 4 (20.00%) LAN
1 4 (20.00%) VoIP
1 4 (20.00%) WAN
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) MySQL
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) DB2
3 5 (25.00%) Informix
4 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (5.00%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (35.00%) Banking
2 5 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 4 (20.00%) Front Office
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Service Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Transition Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Services Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Service Transition Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Sybase Developer
5 1 (5.00%) DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Database Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) JavaBeans
1 4 (20.00%) EJB
2 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (20.00%) Data Structures
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) Equities
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Derivative
3 1 (5.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) UNIX
2 11 (55.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) HPUX
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (20.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (15.00%) BCP
5 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.00%) Release Management
6 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) C++
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) ABAP
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.00%) ISSAP
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) CA
4 1 (5.00%) Peregrine
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) Remedy
4 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) RightScale
4 1 (5.00%) VMware