The table below looks at the statistics for Dollar Universe skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dollar Universe 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ORSYP Dollar Universe
Rank - - 416
Contract jobs citing Dollar Universe 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - - 0.019%
As % of the Systems Management category - - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £575
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Dollar Universe
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1967 1663 1662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.12% 6.59% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1320 1128 1051
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 33 48
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.69 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £48.00 £41.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.94%

Dollar Universe
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Dollar Universe across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Dollar Universe Jobs Demand Trend in London

Dollar Universe
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Dollar Universe Daily Rate Trend in London

Dollar Universe
Top 23 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Dollar Universe 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 Dollar Universe.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) SunGard
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (100.00%) SunGard Stream Ubix
1 3 (100.00%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis

Dollar Universe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Dollar Universe 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 Dollar Universe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) SunGard Stream Ubix
1 3 (100.00%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SunGard
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle