The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ORSYP Dollar Universe
Rank - 607 -
Contract jobs citing Dollar Universe 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% -
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.046% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
4400 4357 3713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.55% 8.45% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2779 2586 2097
Average daily rate £425 £425 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £365 £341
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 140 140
Average hourly rate £28.25 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.06% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.28 £46.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% +1.19%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Informatica
3 3 (42.86%) PowerCenter
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) MQSeries
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Avaya
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) JUnit
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) AdminStudio
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) Polycom
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005

Dollar Universe
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) MQSeries
1 2 (28.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (42.86%) PowerCenter
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) AdminStudio
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Informatica Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Korn
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Informatica
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Avaya
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Polycom
3 1 (14.29%) Microgen
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase