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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA Unicenter
Rank 598 556 592
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +36
Contract jobs citing Unicenter 3 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.036% 0.019%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.071% 0.49% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Average daily rate
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- £140 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £140 £165
% change year-on-year
- -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £17.50

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
4218 3917 3906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.61% 7.36% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2462 2234 2037
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 146 180
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.60% +11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.98 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.17 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.09% +2.50%

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 8 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 20 August 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 -43 3 - -
City of London +32 1 - -
London +13 1 - -
Windsor - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
South East - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Bracknell - - - -

Unicenter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 13 (72.22%) CA
4 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
6 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 8 (44.44%) SLA
6 8 (44.44%) Incident Management
7 7 (38.89%) Change Management
7 7 (38.89%) ITIL
8 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 5 (27.78%) IBM
9 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
9 5 (27.78%) Unisys
9 5 (27.78%) Internet
9 5 (27.78%) Mainframe
9 5 (27.78%) Blackberry
9 5 (27.78%) BMC
9 5 (27.78%) Tivoli NetView
9 5 (27.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (27.78%) MOM
9 5 (27.78%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (27.78%) Control-M
9 5 (27.78%) NetBackup
9 5 (27.78%) OMEGAMON
9 5 (27.78%) HP SiteScope
10 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (22.22%) Finance

Unicenter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.56%) IIS
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Internet
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) DTS
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 3 (16.67%) IT Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Data Centre Operator
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
1 1 (5.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Mainframe
1 5 (27.78%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) PDA
2 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 9 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) UNIX
4 3 (16.67%) AIX
4 3 (16.67%) HPUX
4 3 (16.67%) Solaris
4 3 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.11%) Windows NT
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Incident Management
2 7 (38.89%) Change Management
2 7 (38.89%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (16.67%) Change Control
3 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) VB
2 3 (16.67%) C
2 3 (16.67%) Perl
2 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Tivoli NetView
1 5 (27.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 5 (27.78%) MOM
1 5 (27.78%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (27.78%) Control-M
1 5 (27.78%) NetBackup
1 5 (27.78%) OMEGAMON
1 5 (27.78%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (16.67%) Tivoli
3 2 (11.11%) SCCM
4 1 (5.56%) ARCserve
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (5.56%) HP SIM
4 1 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (72.22%) CA
3 5 (27.78%) IBM
3 5 (27.78%) Unisys
3 5 (27.78%) BMC
4 4 (22.22%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) Sun
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (11.11%) Intel
7 1 (5.56%) Apple
7 1 (5.56%) Remedy
7 1 (5.56%) VMware
7 1 (5.56%) Altiris
7 1 (5.56%) Brocade
7 1 (5.56%) Lumension