Period
to 23 October 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of SunGard products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SunGard over the 6 months to 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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 SunGard Data Systems, Inc.

SunGard
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 852 839 834
Rank change year-on-year -13 -5 -59
Contract jobs citing SunGard 30 46 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.044% 0.058%
As % of the Vendors category 0.070% 0.097% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 50
UK median daily rate £600 £438 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.14% -20.45% +10.00%
10th Percentile £419 £348 £313
90th Percentile £798 £700 £654
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £425 £338
% change year-on-year -7.51% +25.93% -20.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £14.15 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.15 - -

SunGard is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43003 47480 49489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.93% 45.06% 43.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 26592 29019 29144
UK median daily rate £430 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.49% +3.88% -
10th Percentile £243 £239 £225
90th Percentile £621 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1401 1693 2150
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +4.67%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.37
90th Percentile £45.43 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.84 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +2.03% -2.94% +3.03%

SunGard
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SunGard as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SunGard in the UK

SunGard
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SunGard.

Contractor daily rate trend for SunGard in the UK

SunGard
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SunGard over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SunGard in the UK

SunGard
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SunGard.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SunGard in the UK

SunGard
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SunGard within the UK over the 6 months to 23 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +18 28 £600 +23.71%
London +7 25 £600 +9.09%
UK excluding London +15 3 £393 -7.51%
South East +6 2 £393 -5.85%
North of England +64 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SunGard also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SunGard.

1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) SunGard GMI
3 10 (33.33%) Derivative
3 10 (33.33%) C#
3 10 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 10 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 10 (33.33%) Equities
4 9 (30.00%) Back Office
4 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (26.67%) Finance
5 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 7 (23.33%) IIS
6 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
6 7 (23.33%) .NET
6 7 (23.33%) Front Office
6 7 (23.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (23.33%) Banking
6 7 (23.33%) MiFID
6 7 (23.33%) JIRA
7 6 (20.00%) Project Planning
7 6 (20.00%) Ruby
7 6 (20.00%) SunGard Martini
7 6 (20.00%) CQG
7 6 (20.00%) Python
7 6 (20.00%) Fidessa
7 6 (20.00%) FIS
8 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
8 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 5 (16.67%) Oracle

SunGard
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (23.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) IBM Domino
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 11 (36.67%) SunGard GMI
2 6 (20.00%) SunGard Martini
3 1 (3.33%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) PaaS
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.67%) TKPROF
5 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 7 (23.33%) JIRA
3 3 (10.00%) CppUnit
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (10.00%) Subversion
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (30.00%) Back Office
2 8 (26.67%) Finance
3 7 (23.33%) Banking
3 7 (23.33%) Front Office
4 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Consultant
4 6 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Architect
6 3 (10.00%) C++ Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Programmer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Software Programmer
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) .NET Core
2 4 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (10.00%) STL
3 3 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Derivative
1 10 (33.33%) Equities
1 10 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 7 (23.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (13.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.33%) AS400
5 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.33%) iSeries
5 1 (3.33%) Market Risk
5 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) CentOS
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Solaris
2 1 (3.33%) SUSE
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Multithreaded Programming
4 3 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (10.00%) System Testing
4 3 (10.00%) TDD
4 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Workflow
5 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.67%) ERP
5 2 (6.67%) Information Security
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.67%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) C#
3 7 (23.33%) T-SQL
4 6 (20.00%) Python
4 6 (20.00%) Ruby
5 3 (10.00%) C++
6 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.33%) Java
7 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) MiFID
2 4 (13.33%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.33%) vCloud
1 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
1 1 (3.33%) CFEngine
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) SCOM
1 1 (3.33%) SCOrch
1 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
1 1 (3.33%) Unicenter
1 1 (3.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) CQG
1 6 (20.00%) Fidessa
1 6 (20.00%) FIS
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
3 1 (3.33%) CA
3 1 (3.33%) Dell
3 1 (3.33%) EMC
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Infoblox
3 1 (3.33%) ION Trading
3 1 (3.33%) Lotus
3 1 (3.33%) NetApp
3 1 (3.33%) Nimsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) Sun
3 1 (3.33%) Tableau
3 1 (3.33%) VMware