The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Unisys products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unisys over the 3 months to 17 April 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Unisys Corporation.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unisys
Rank 580 589 552
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -37
Contract jobs citing Unisys 13 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.018% 0.025%
As % of the Vendors category 0.051% 0.039% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 9
Average daily rate
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£538 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £402 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £500 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £500 £419
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25415 25693 22778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.47% 45.58% 46.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14468 14335 12108
Average daily rate £400 £397 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1091 1087 1211
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Unisys
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Unisys Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Unisys
Daily Rate Trend

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

Unisys Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Unisys
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unisys within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Unisys Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Unisys
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Unisys Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Unisys
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unisys within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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 -4 10 £560 +12.00% 1
South West +4 7 £560 +12.00% 1
Swindon +8 4 £560 +12.00% 1
Wiltshire +7 4 £560 +12.00% 1
London - 2 - -
Yorkshire -17 1 - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Skipton - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Wales - - - - 1

Unisys
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Unisys 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 Unisys.

1 12 (48.00%) SAP
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 11 (44.00%) Banking
3 9 (36.00%) Retail
3 9 (36.00%) Retail Banking
3 9 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (28.00%) Mobile Banking
4 7 (28.00%) IBM
4 7 (28.00%) Internet
5 6 (24.00%) Online Banking
5 6 (24.00%) ICL
6 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (20.00%) IIS
6 5 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (16.00%) SQL
7 4 (16.00%) Cisco
7 4 (16.00%) EMC
7 4 (16.00%) LINC
8 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
8 3 (12.00%) VMware
8 3 (12.00%) Process Management
8 3 (12.00%) Data Security
8 3 (12.00%) AS400
8 3 (12.00%) Citrix
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.00%) .NET
8 3 (12.00%) ITIL
8 3 (12.00%) PowerShell

Unisys
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Unisys 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 Unisys. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) IIS
1 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) Network Security
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 11 (44.00%) Banking
3 9 (36.00%) Retail
3 9 (36.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Architect
2 9 (36.00%) Designer
3 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (24.00%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) IT Trainer
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Technical Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Trainer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Applications Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.00%) Programmer
5 1 (4.00%) Database Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
1 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (8.00%) MSMQ
2 2 (8.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Mobile Banking
2 6 (24.00%) Online Banking
3 3 (12.00%) AS400
4 1 (4.00%) Replication
4 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Process Management
2 3 (12.00%) Data Security
3 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) ERP
4 1 (4.00%) Network Design
4 1 (4.00%) Logistics
4 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (4.00%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
1 4 (16.00%) LINC
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) VBScript
3 2 (8.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) VBA
4 1 (4.00%) C
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) BladeLogic
1 2 (8.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) SAP
2 7 (28.00%) IBM
3 6 (24.00%) ICL
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco
4 4 (16.00%) EMC
5 3 (12.00%) Citrix
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) Epicor
6 1 (4.00%) McAfee