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 19 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.

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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unisys
Rank 585 576 546
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -30
Contract jobs citing Unisys 10 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.012% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category 0.040% 0.025% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 8
Average daily rate
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£563 £398 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £322 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £403 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £398 £300
% change year-on-year
+41.50% +32.50%
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
25051 23888 23758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.40% 46.29% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14924 13568 12329
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1174 1118 1406
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 £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £36.41 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 2014.

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 8 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 19 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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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 -26 9 £569 +43.08%
South West -17 8 £569 +43.08%
East of England - - - -
Bristol - - - -
London - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
City of London - - - -

Unisys
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 22 (70.97%) Finance
2 15 (48.39%) Banking
3 14 (45.16%) Retail
3 14 (45.16%) Retail Banking
3 14 (45.16%) SAP
4 13 (41.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (38.71%) Mobile Banking
6 10 (32.26%) IBM
7 9 (29.03%) Internet
8 8 (25.81%) ICL
8 8 (25.81%) ITIL
8 8 (25.81%) SQL
9 7 (22.58%) Cisco
9 7 (22.58%) EMC
9 7 (22.58%) Online Banking
9 7 (22.58%) WebSphere
10 6 (19.35%) TOGAF
10 6 (19.35%) Citrix
10 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
10 6 (19.35%) Mainframe
10 6 (19.35%) VMware
11 5 (16.13%) Process Management
11 5 (16.13%) Data Security
12 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
12 4 (12.90%) Windows
12 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
12 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
13 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
13 3 (9.68%) LINC

Unisys
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (22.58%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.68%) IIS
3 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 22 (70.97%) Finance
2 15 (48.39%) Banking
3 14 (45.16%) Retail
3 14 (45.16%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Publishing
5 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Architect
2 9 (29.03%) Designer
3 8 (25.81%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (25.81%) Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Solutions Designer
4 5 (16.13%) Applications Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Technical Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Analyst Programmer
4 5 (16.13%) Programmer
5 3 (9.68%) Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) IT Trainer
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.45%) Trainer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Mobile Banking
2 7 (22.58%) Online Banking
3 6 (19.35%) Mainframe
4 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.45%) AS400
6 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (25.81%) ITIL
3 6 (19.35%) TOGAF
4 5 (16.13%) Process Management
4 5 (16.13%) Data Security
5 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
5 3 (9.68%) UML
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) Identity Management
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Service Management
6 2 (6.45%) ERP
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.45%) Business Transformation
7 1 (3.23%) Time Management
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.23%) Network Design
7 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.68%) LINC
3 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.45%) VBScript
4 2 (6.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) SAP
2 10 (32.26%) IBM
3 8 (25.81%) ICL
4 7 (22.58%) Cisco
4 7 (22.58%) EMC
5 6 (19.35%) Citrix
5 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
5 6 (19.35%) VMware
6 2 (6.45%) CA
6 2 (6.45%) Epicor