The table below looks at the statistics for Dollar Universe skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dollar Universe over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ORSYP Dollar Universe
Rank 643 639 629
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing Dollar Universe 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.072% 0.022% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
5541 4575 4364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.97% 8.20% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3503 2778 2504
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 199 159
Median hourly rate £22.25 £20.19 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -10.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+18.90% -19.26%

Dollar Universe
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Dollar Universe as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dollar Universe within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Dollar Universe Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Dollar Universe
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dollar Universe within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -18 4 £550 -
London -22 3 £550 -
Manchester - 1 £325 -
North West - 1 £325 -

Dollar Universe
Top 27 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Dollar Universe 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 Dollar Universe.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Sybase
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (75.00%) Groovy
2 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Front Office
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) VMware

Dollar Universe
Top Related 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 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Front Office
3 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (75.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Groovy
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware