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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ORSYP Dollar Universe
Rank 637 609 608
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -1
Contract jobs citing Dollar Universe 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.11% 0.023% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Median daily rate £518 - £431
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £450
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
5683 4393 4231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.60% 8.10% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3613 2743 2495
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 178 150
Median hourly rate £27.04 £20.19 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.94% -3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £37.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -3.88%

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 31 May 2016.

Dollar Universe Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 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 -3 6 £518 -
London +12 5 £550 -
City of London - 2 £480 -
Manchester - 1 £325 -
North West - 1 £325 -

Dollar Universe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) J2EE
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) Sybase
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Apache
4 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Front Office
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (50.00%) Fixed Income
4 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (50.00%) Groovy
4 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (33.33%) Informatica
5 2 (33.33%) PowerCenter
5 2 (33.33%) Unix
5 2 (33.33%) ETL

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 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (33.33%) PowerCenter
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Front Office
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Support Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Informatica Developer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) ETL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Support
3 1 (16.67%) Informatica ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Groovy
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Sybase
3 2 (33.33%) Informatica
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) VMware