The first table below looks at the demand for Dollar Universe skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dollar Universe over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ORSYP Dollar Universe
Rank 586 - 586
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Dollar Universe 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.003%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.024% - 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4115 3159 3757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.31% 6.62% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 1814 2011
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 158 161
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%

Dollar Universe
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Dollar Universe Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Dollar Universe
Daily Rate Trend

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

Dollar Universe Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Dollar Universe
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Teradata
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

Dollar Universe
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Data Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Teradata