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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unisys
Rank 567 552 525
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -27
Contract jobs citing Unisys 11 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.010% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category 0.047% 0.022% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 7
Average daily rate
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£538 £401 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.95% +7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £398 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £412 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £401 £420
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -4.46%
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
23240 22263 21210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.82% 45.71% 47.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13636 12427 11082
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1018 989 1316
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.32 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.03% -8.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 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 13 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 23 January 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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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 -18 11 £538 +33.95% 2
Wiltshire 0 9 £538 +35.22% 2
South West -13 9 £538 +33.95% 2
Swindon -8 7 £538 +35.22% 2
London - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Bristol - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Skipton - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - -

Unisys
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 20 (68.97%) Finance
2 18 (62.07%) SAP
3 16 (55.17%) Banking
4 15 (51.72%) Retail
4 15 (51.72%) Retail Banking
4 15 (51.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (48.28%) Mobile Banking
6 10 (34.48%) IBM
7 9 (31.03%) EMC
7 9 (31.03%) Cisco
7 9 (31.03%) WebSphere
8 8 (27.59%) TOGAF
8 8 (27.59%) ICL
8 8 (27.59%) VMware
8 8 (27.59%) ITIL
8 8 (27.59%) Citrix
8 8 (27.59%) Internet
9 7 (24.14%) Process Management
9 7 (24.14%) Data Security
9 7 (24.14%) Online Banking
10 5 (17.24%) SQL
11 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
11 4 (13.79%) LINC
12 3 (10.34%) Mainframe
12 3 (10.34%) .NET
12 3 (10.34%) IIS
13 2 (6.90%) ERP
13 2 (6.90%) UML
13 2 (6.90%) MSMQ
13 2 (6.90%) SQL Server

Unisys
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (31.03%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.34%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 20 (68.97%) Finance
2 16 (55.17%) Banking
3 15 (51.72%) Retail
3 15 (51.72%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Architect
2 11 (37.93%) Designer
3 8 (27.59%) Solutions Designer
3 8 (27.59%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (24.14%) Technical Architect
4 7 (24.14%) Applications Architect
5 5 (17.24%) Analyst Programmer
5 5 (17.24%) Programmer
5 5 (17.24%) Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Trainer
8 2 (6.90%) IT Trainer
9 1 (3.45%) Configuration Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Programmer
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) Developer Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst Programmer
9 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) MSMQ
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Mobile Banking
2 7 (24.14%) Online Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Mainframe
4 2 (6.90%) AS400
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Replication
5 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (27.59%) TOGAF
2 8 (27.59%) ITIL
3 7 (24.14%) Process Management
3 7 (24.14%) Data Security
4 2 (6.90%) ERP
4 2 (6.90%) UML
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.45%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) LINC
3 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.90%) VBScript
3 2 (6.90%) VB
3 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) SAP
2 10 (34.48%) IBM
3 9 (31.03%) EMC
3 9 (31.03%) Cisco
4 8 (27.59%) ICL
4 8 (27.59%) VMware
4 8 (27.59%) Citrix
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.90%) Epicor