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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unisys
Rank 591 558 584
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +26
Contract jobs citing Unisys 21 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.053% 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category 0.080% 0.11% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 12
Average daily rate
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£519 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.98% +6.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £351 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £408 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £519 £373 £403
% change year-on-year
+39.26% -7.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 - -

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
26411 24620 26895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.85% 46.66% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14970 13786 13658
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1179 1110 1356
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 September 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 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 19 September 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 -12 19 £523 +37.50% 3
Swindon +1 8 £541 -5.45% 2
Wiltshire -2 8 £541 -5.45% 2
South West -40 8 £541 +42.43% 2
London +16 4 £438 +10.54% 1
Berkshire +6 1 - -
South East +3 1 - -
Scotland -20 1 £265 -27.39%
Buckinghamshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Reading - - - -
Stirling - - - -

Unisys
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 26 (72.22%) Finance
2 16 (44.44%) Mainframe
3 12 (33.33%) SQL
4 11 (30.56%) IBM
4 11 (30.56%) Banking
5 10 (27.78%) Retail
5 10 (27.78%) Retail Banking
5 10 (27.78%) SAP
6 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (25.00%) Windows
6 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (19.44%) Mobile Banking
8 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
8 7 (19.44%) ICL
8 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (19.44%) UML
8 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
8 7 (19.44%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (16.67%) BMC
9 6 (16.67%) Internet
9 6 (16.67%) MOM
9 6 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
9 6 (16.67%) Control-M
9 6 (16.67%) NetBackup
10 5 (13.89%) Tivoli NetView
10 5 (13.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (13.89%) Unicenter
10 5 (13.89%) ITIL
10 5 (13.89%) Online Banking

Unisys
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Crystal Reports
General
1 26 (72.22%) Finance
2 11 (30.56%) Banking
3 10 (27.78%) Retail
3 10 (27.78%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Publishing
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Analyst
2 11 (30.56%) Analyst Programmer
2 11 (30.56%) Programmer
3 10 (27.78%) Architect
4 8 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (22.22%) Designer
5 7 (19.44%) Senior Programmer
5 7 (19.44%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 7 (19.44%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (19.44%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (11.11%) Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Technical Support
7 3 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Data Centre Operator
8 2 (5.56%) Applications Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.78%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (44.44%) Mainframe
2 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (19.44%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (13.89%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.78%) AS400
5 1 (2.78%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows NT
2 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
2 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (19.44%) UML
3 5 (13.89%) ITIL
4 3 (8.33%) Change Management
4 3 (8.33%) Migration
4 3 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.56%) Identity Management
5 2 (5.56%) Data Security
5 2 (5.56%) Service Management
5 2 (5.56%) Process Management
6 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.78%) ERP
6 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.78%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.78%) Time Management
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
3 4 (11.11%) LINC
4 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) HND
2 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) MOM
1 6 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
1 6 (16.67%) Control-M
1 6 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 5 (13.89%) Tivoli NetView
2 5 (13.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (13.89%) Unicenter
2 5 (13.89%) OMEGAMON
2 5 (13.89%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) IBM
2 10 (27.78%) SAP
3 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (19.44%) ICL
5 6 (16.67%) BMC
6 3 (8.33%) VMware
6 3 (8.33%) Sun
6 3 (8.33%) Citrix
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco
6 3 (8.33%) EMC
7 2 (5.56%) Intel
7 2 (5.56%) CA
8 1 (2.78%) Epicor
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £520 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £401 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago