The table below looks at the statistics for Unicenter skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unicenter over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CA Unicenter
Rank 579 549 528
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -21
Contract jobs citing Unicenter 3 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.020% 0.027%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.076% 0.28% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +32.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.47% -4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- +16.27%

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
3939 3555 2908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.73% 7.20% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2345 1967 1665
Average daily rate £425 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 152 173
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.40 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

Unicenter
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Unicenter Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Unicenter
Daily Rate Trend

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

Unicenter Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Unicenter
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Unicenter Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Unicenter
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unicenter within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -34 2 £300 -29.41% 1
South East - 2 £300 -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Coventry - - - -
London - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
City of London - - - -

Unicenter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Unicenter 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 Unicenter.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) CA
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 11 (84.62%) Windows XP
4 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
4 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
5 7 (53.85%) ITIL
5 7 (53.85%) VB
5 7 (53.85%) MS Office
6 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
6 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
6 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
6 6 (46.15%) SLA
6 6 (46.15%) Citrix
6 6 (46.15%) Incident Management
7 5 (38.46%) VMware
7 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
7 5 (38.46%) HP
7 5 (38.46%) ARCserve
7 5 (38.46%) Windows 2000
7 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
7 5 (38.46%) XenApp
7 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
7 5 (38.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (38.46%) vSphere
7 5 (38.46%) Lumension
7 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (30.77%) HP SIM
8 4 (30.77%) Wise Package Studio

Unicenter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Unicenter 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 Unicenter. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) IIS
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
5 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Office
2 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) ClearCase
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Build Forge
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Build Manager
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Build and Release Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Release Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Application Packaging
1 4 (30.77%) Software Packaging
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows XP
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 2000
5 2 (15.38%) Windows NT
5 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Incident Management
3 4 (30.77%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) VB
2 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) SC Cleared
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 5 (38.46%) XenApp
2 5 (38.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) ARCserve
2 4 (30.77%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (30.77%) HP SIM
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (15.38%) SCCM
4 1 (7.69%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) CA
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Citrix
4 5 (38.46%) Lumension
4 5 (38.46%) HP
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) FrontRange
5 1 (7.69%) Brocade
5 1 (7.69%) Lotus
5 1 (7.69%) Remedy
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Royalblue