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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automic Dollar Universe
UK
Rank 589 623 597
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -26
Contract jobs citing Dollar Universe 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.063% 0.046% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £325 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.72% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
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
4752 4389 4488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.62% 8.80% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3134 2710 2704
Median daily rate £475 £435 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +4.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 146 140
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.85 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.29% +17.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.70 £52.50 £39.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -

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
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Dollar Universe Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Dollar Universe
Top 5 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +17 3 £325 -29.72%
North East - 2 £325 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £325 -
London -7 1 - -

Dollar Universe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) JBoss
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Banking
2 7 (77.78%) iSeries
2 7 (77.78%) ITRS Geneos
3 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) Incident Management
3 6 (66.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
4 2 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Ansible
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

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 7 (77.78%) JBoss
2 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (77.78%) Banking
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) iSeries
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 6 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) TIBCO
3 1 (11.11%) HP