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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unisys
Rank 616 591 573
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -18
Contract jobs citing Unisys 3 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.020% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.014% 0.043% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Average daily rate £388 £530 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.88% +30.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £425 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £549 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £530 £405
% change year-on-year
-26.88% +30.86%
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
22182 23145 22099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.13% 45.68% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13227 13479 12168
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 875 970 963
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.29 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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
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 5 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 3 £388 -26.88% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £388 -
Leeds - 2 £388 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £388 -
London -6 1 - - 1

Unisys
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) LINC
3 4 (44.44%) BladeLogic
3 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Maven
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Unix
4 2 (22.22%) Middleware
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 2 (22.22%) Ant
4 2 (22.22%) IIS
5 1 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) ICL
5 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Online Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Banking

Unisys
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) Ant
2 2 (22.22%) Maven
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Configuration Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Software Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Build and Release Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Build Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration and Release Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Release and Configuration Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Release Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Software Configuration Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Software Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Software Release Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Designer
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Business Solution Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (11.11%) UAT Manager
4 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) LINC
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) ALGOL
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) ICL
3 1 (11.11%) SAP