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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA Unicenter
Rank 580 564 554
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Contract jobs citing Unicenter 6 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.023% 0.016%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.13% 0.33% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Average daily rate
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£380 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £273 £184 -
% change year-on-year
+48.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.85 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.59% +26.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £26.85 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-10.59% +26.32%

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
4508 3672 3192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.27% 7.13% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2821 2205 1674
Average daily rate £415 £387 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.16% +3.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £502 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 139 206
Average hourly rate £20.28 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.02 £12.42 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.35 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.03 £21.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unicenter within the UK over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Unicenter Daily Rate Histogram 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 14 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 22 December 2014. 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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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 -37 5 £380 +90.47% 1
London +16 2 £425 +6.25% 1
South East -21 1 £360 +105.71%
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Guildford - - - -

Unicenter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) CA
2 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
3 11 (78.57%) Windows XP
4 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
4 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
5 9 (64.29%) ITIL
5 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (57.14%) Incident Management
6 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
7 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (50.00%) SLA
8 6 (42.86%) MS Office
8 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
8 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
8 6 (42.86%) Citrix
9 5 (35.71%) VB
9 5 (35.71%) Internet
10 4 (28.57%) DTS
10 4 (28.57%) DHCP
10 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
10 4 (28.57%) HP
10 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
10 4 (28.57%) Change Management
11 3 (21.43%) C
11 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000
11 3 (21.43%) Windows NT
11 3 (21.43%) ARCserve
11 3 (21.43%) VMware
11 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX

Unicenter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
4 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Internet
2 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Build Forge
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Release Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Build Manager
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Build and Release Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Application Packaging
1 2 (14.29%) Software Packaging
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Windows XP
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000
5 3 (21.43%) Windows NT
6 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) Incident Management
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
4 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Software Licensing
5 1 (7.14%) ITSM
5 1 (7.14%) Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) VB
2 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) C
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (21.43%) XenApp
2 3 (21.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) ARCserve
1 3 (21.43%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (21.43%) HP SIM
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (7.14%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) CA
2 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Citrix
4 4 (28.57%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) Lumension
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 1 (7.14%) Altiris
6 1 (7.14%) FrontRange
6 1 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) Royalblue
6 1 (7.14%) Lotus
6 1 (7.14%) Apple
6 1 (7.14%) Remedy