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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unisys
Rank 590 559 554
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -5
Contract jobs citing Unisys 15 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.037% 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category 0.065% 0.082% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £500 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +33.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £320 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £572 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £506 £500 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +31.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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
22992 23230 22501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.12% 45.58% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13871 13236 12767
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 985 1027 1038
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015. 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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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
London +20 10 £350 -20.00% 1
South West -8 2 £563 +9.22%
North West -23 2 - -
South East -17 1 £325 -
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Unisys
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 20 (55.56%) LINC
2 18 (50.00%) Finance
3 14 (38.89%) SQL
3 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 13 (36.11%) .NET
4 13 (36.11%) Java
4 13 (36.11%) Windows
4 13 (36.11%) IBM
4 13 (36.11%) Configuration Management
4 13 (36.11%) BladeLogic
4 13 (36.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (25.00%) Banking
7 8 (22.22%) Middleware
7 8 (22.22%) Tomcat
7 8 (22.22%) IIS
7 8 (22.22%) SAP
7 8 (22.22%) UNIX
8 6 (16.67%) Internet
8 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
9 5 (13.89%) Retail Banking
9 5 (13.89%) Online Banking
9 5 (13.89%) ICL
9 5 (13.89%) Retail
9 5 (13.89%) Target Operating Model
9 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (11.11%) Project Management
10 4 (11.11%) Linux
10 4 (11.11%) Ant

Unisys
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 8 (22.22%) IIS
1 8 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.11%) Ant
2 4 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (13.89%) Retail
3 5 (13.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Analyst
2 12 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 12 (33.33%) Configuration Analyst
3 11 (30.56%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (30.56%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 8 (22.22%) Designer
5 6 (16.67%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 6 (16.67%) Build and Release Manager
5 6 (16.67%) Software Release Manager
5 6 (16.67%) Build Manager
5 6 (16.67%) Software Configuration Manager
5 6 (16.67%) Software Manager
5 6 (16.67%) Configuration Manager
5 6 (16.67%) Release Manager
6 5 (13.89%) Solutions Designer
6 5 (13.89%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (13.89%) Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Database Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) .NET
2 8 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Online Banking
2 3 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) UNIX
3 4 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Configuration Management
2 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.89%) Target Operating Model
3 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.11%) Project Management
4 4 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Database Security
5 1 (2.78%) OO
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) LINC
2 14 (38.89%) SQL
3 13 (36.11%) Java
4 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) IBM
2 8 (22.22%) SAP
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.89%) ICL
5 1 (2.78%) McAfee
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle