The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Unisys products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unisys over the 3 months to 18 September 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 the Unisys Corporation.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unisys
Rank 569 537 559
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +22
Contract jobs citing Unisys 19 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.044% 0.028%
As % of the Vendors category 0.080% 0.095% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 11
Average daily rate
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£523 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.98% +6.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £329 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £400 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £519 £365 £403
% change year-on-year
+42.12% -9.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23857 22072 24564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.71% 46.44% 46.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13819 12687 12854
Average daily rate £400 £388 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.30%
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 1091 1012 1248
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Unisys
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Unisys Jobs Demand Trend in England

Unisys
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Unisys Daily Rate Trend in England

Unisys
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unisys across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Unisys Daily Rate Histogram in England

Unisys
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Unisys Hourly Rate Trend in England

Unisys
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unisys within the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
South West -29 8 £541 +42.43% 2
London -2 4 £438 +10.54% 1
South East -6 1 - -
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Unisys
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Unisys 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 Unisys.

1 21 (77.78%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) Banking
3 10 (37.04%) Retail
3 10 (37.04%) Retail Banking
3 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 10 (37.04%) SAP
4 9 (33.33%) Mainframe
4 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (25.93%) Mobile Banking
5 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (25.93%) ICL
6 6 (22.22%) Internet
7 5 (18.52%) ITIL
7 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
7 5 (18.52%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (18.52%) UML
7 5 (18.52%) IBM
7 5 (18.52%) Online Banking
7 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
8 4 (14.81%) LINC
8 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
9 3 (11.11%) Windows
9 3 (11.11%) Cisco
9 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 3 (11.11%) EMC
9 3 (11.11%) Citrix
9 3 (11.11%) MS Office
9 3 (11.11%) .NET
9 3 (11.11%) TOGAF

Unisys
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Unisys 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 Unisys. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Crystal Reports
General
1 21 (77.78%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) Banking
3 10 (37.04%) Retail
3 10 (37.04%) Retail Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Publishing
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Architect
3 9 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
3 9 (33.33%) Programmer
4 8 (29.63%) Designer
5 7 (25.93%) Solutions Designer
5 7 (25.93%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (25.93%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (22.22%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 6 (22.22%) Senior Programmer
7 4 (14.81%) Developer
8 3 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
9 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
9 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
9 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
9 2 (7.41%) Applications Architect
10 1 (3.70%) Senior Technical Support
10 1 (3.70%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 7 (25.93%) Mobile Banking
2 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (18.52%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) UML
3 3 (11.11%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 2 (7.41%) Service Management
4 2 (7.41%) Process Management
4 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
4 2 (7.41%) Data Security
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Time Management
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
3 4 (14.81%) LINC
4 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) HND
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) SAP
2 7 (25.93%) ICL
3 5 (18.52%) IBM
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) EMC
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 3 (11.11%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (7.41%) CA
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