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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unisys
Rank 585 569 552
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -17
Contract jobs citing Unisys 15 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.023% 0.037%
As % of the Vendors category 0.058% 0.050% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 13
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 £291 £284 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £484 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £381 £300
% change year-on-year
+47.54% +27.08%
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
25756 23945 24354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.65% 46.26% 47.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15204 13647 12559
Average daily rate £385 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1263 1170 1383
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 £39.00 £36.96 £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 28 November 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 11 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 28 November 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 -48 13 £563 +41.50% 1
South West -22 10 £563 +41.50% 1
Peterborough -4 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -5 1 - -
East of England -8 1 - -
City of London - - - -
South East - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
London - - - -

Unisys
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 28 (77.78%) Finance
2 16 (44.44%) Banking
3 15 (41.67%) SAP
3 15 (41.67%) Retail
3 15 (41.67%) Retail Banking
4 14 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (36.11%) SQL
6 12 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
7 10 (27.78%) Mainframe
8 9 (25.00%) ICL
8 9 (25.00%) Internet
9 8 (22.22%) ITIL
9 8 (22.22%) IBM
9 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (19.44%) Online Banking
10 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
10 7 (19.44%) UML
10 7 (19.44%) T-SQL
10 7 (19.44%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (19.44%) Cisco
10 7 (19.44%) EMC
10 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (16.67%) VMware
11 6 (16.67%) TOGAF
11 6 (16.67%) Citrix
12 5 (13.89%) Process Management
12 5 (13.89%) Data Security
12 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
13 4 (11.11%) LINC
13 4 (11.11%) .NET

Unisys
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Crystal Reports
General
1 28 (77.78%) Finance
2 16 (44.44%) Banking
3 15 (41.67%) Retail
3 15 (41.67%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Publishing
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Architect
2 14 (38.89%) Analyst
3 11 (30.56%) Analyst Programmer
3 11 (30.56%) Programmer
4 10 (27.78%) Designer
5 9 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
6 8 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (19.44%) Senior Programmer
7 7 (19.44%) Senior Analyst Programmer
8 5 (13.89%) Technical Architect
8 5 (13.89%) Applications Architect
9 4 (11.11%) Developer
10 3 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
11 2 (5.56%) IT Trainer
11 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
11 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
11 2 (5.56%) Technical Support
11 2 (5.56%) Trainer
12 1 (2.78%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
2 10 (27.78%) Mainframe
3 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (19.44%) Online Banking
5 2 (5.56%) AS400
6 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (22.22%) ITIL
3 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
3 7 (19.44%) UML
3 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 5 (13.89%) Process Management
5 5 (13.89%) Data Security
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.56%) Business Transformation
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Identity Management
6 2 (5.56%) Service Management
6 2 (5.56%) ERP
7 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.78%) Network Design
7 1 (2.78%) Time Management
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) 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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) SAP
2 9 (25.00%) ICL
3 8 (22.22%) IBM
4 7 (19.44%) Cisco
4 7 (19.44%) EMC
5 6 (16.67%) VMware
5 6 (16.67%) Citrix
6 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.56%) CA
7 2 (5.56%) Epicor