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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 562 616 588
Rank change year-on-year +54 -28  
Contract jobs citing SunGard 25 36 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.068% 0.086%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 39
Median daily rate £600 £425 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.17% -20.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £615 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £425 £325
% change year-on-year -21.17% +30.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SunGard is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20268 23841 24920
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.79% 44.93% 44.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12304 14686 14597
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 703 813 1122
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

SunGard
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SunGard as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +54 24 £600 +43.71% 1
London +16 23 £600 +37.14% 1
City of London +6 4 £475 -17.39% 1
South East +38 1 £335 -19.76%
Newbury - 1 £335 -
Berkshire - 1 £335 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 12 (35.29%) SQL
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 11 (32.35%) Banking
3 10 (29.41%) SunGard Martini
4 9 (26.47%) Fixed Income
5 8 (23.53%) Oracle
5 8 (23.53%) Equities
5 8 (23.53%) Investment Banking
6 7 (20.59%) SunGard GMI
6 7 (20.59%) C#
6 7 (20.59%) Back Office
6 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
7 6 (17.65%) EMIR
7 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
8 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
8 5 (14.71%) Windows
8 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
9 4 (11.76%) SunGard APT
9 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
9 4 (11.76%) Derivative
9 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
9 4 (11.76%) Multithreading
9 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL
9 4 (11.76%) Front Office
9 4 (11.76%) RDBMS
9 4 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence

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 2 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (2.94%) IBM Domino
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (29.41%) SunGard Martini
2 7 (20.59%) SunGard GMI
3 4 (11.76%) SunGard APT
4 2 (5.88%) Global One
5 1 (2.94%) Front Arena
5 1 (2.94%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Relational Database
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.88%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (5.88%) TKPROF
6 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.94%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.82%) CppUnit
2 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) JIRA
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (8.82%) Subversion
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 11 (32.35%) Banking
3 8 (23.53%) Investment Banking
4 7 (20.59%) Back Office
5 4 (11.76%) Front Office
6 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
1 11 (32.35%) Consultant
2 9 (26.47%) Business Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) C++ Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Risk Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Risk Business Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.88%) Banking Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) Applications Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Support Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
1 3 (8.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (8.82%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (8.82%) STL
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
1 3 (8.82%) XML
2 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
2 2 (5.88%) JMS
2 2 (5.88%) JPA
2 2 (5.88%) Spring
2 2 (5.88%) Spring Integration
3 1 (2.94%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Fixed Income
2 8 (23.53%) Equities
3 4 (11.76%) Derivative
3 4 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.94%) AS400
6 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (2.94%) Fintech
6 1 (2.94%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.94%) iSeries
6 1 (2.94%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Solaris
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) CentOS
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.94%) SUSE
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
2 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
2 4 (11.76%) Multithreading
2 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
3 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (8.82%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing
3 3 (8.82%) Multithreaded Programming
3 3 (8.82%) System Testing
3 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
3 3 (8.82%) Workflow
4 2 (5.88%) DevOps
4 2 (5.88%) Investment Management
4 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.94%) Analytics
5 1 (2.94%) Low Latency
5 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) C#
3 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.82%) C++
4 3 (8.82%) Java
4 3 (8.82%) Python
4 3 (8.82%) Ruby
4 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.94%) Perl
5 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) EMIR
2 3 (8.82%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
1 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.94%) vCloud
1 1 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Ansible
1 1 (2.94%) CFEngine
1 1 (2.94%) Dollar Universe
1 1 (2.94%) Nagios
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
1 1 (2.94%) SCOM
1 1 (2.94%) SCOrch
1 1 (2.94%) SCVMM
1 1 (2.94%) Unicenter
1 1 (2.94%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Charles River
3 2 (5.88%) Fidessa
3 2 (5.88%) Solace
3 2 (5.88%) Sophis
3 2 (5.88%) Sun
4 1 (2.94%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.94%) CA
4 1 (2.94%) Dell
4 1 (2.94%) EMC
4 1 (2.94%) FIS
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Infoblox
4 1 (2.94%) ION Trading
4 1 (2.94%) Lotus
4 1 (2.94%) NetApp
4 1 (2.94%) Nimsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) Tableau
4 1 (2.94%) VMware