The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Dollar Universe skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Dollar Universe over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Automic Dollar Universe
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 540 624 -
Rank change year-on-year +84 -  
Contract jobs citing Dollar Universe 37 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.089% 0.004% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.89% 0.043% -
Number of daily rates quoted 26 2 0
Median daily rate £475 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £325 -
% change year-on-year +52.30% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Dollar Universe is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4160 4663 4117
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 9.97% 9.39% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2802 2991 2462
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 125 168
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £12.91 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £37.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +9.75%  

Dollar Universe
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Dollar Universe as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Dollar Universe in England

Dollar Universe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Dollar Universe in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Dollar Universe in England

Dollar Universe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dollar Universe in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dollar Universe in England

Dollar Universe
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dollar Universe within the England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North East - 22 £485 -
London +44 14 £475 -13.63%
North West +30 1 £538 +65.38%
Dollar Universe
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Dollar Universe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Dollar Universe.

1 38 (90.48%) Jenkins
2 37 (88.10%) Linux
3 36 (85.71%) Windows
3 36 (85.71%) PowerShell
4 34 (80.95%) WebLogic
4 34 (80.95%) Oracle
5 33 (78.57%) TIBCO
5 33 (78.57%) Unix
5 33 (78.57%) Git (software)
5 33 (78.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 33 (78.57%) Amazon AWS
5 33 (78.57%) Ansible
5 33 (78.57%) Sonatype Nexus
6 32 (76.19%) Windows Server
6 32 (76.19%) BusinessObjects
7 31 (73.81%) Red Hat
7 31 (73.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (73.81%) DevOps
8 30 (71.43%) Software Packaging
8 30 (71.43%) Active Directory
9 29 (69.05%) Analytical Skills
10 28 (66.67%) JIRA
10 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (54.76%) Atlassian
11 23 (54.76%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (54.76%) Open Source
11 23 (54.76%) Confluence
12 22 (52.38%) Trello
12 22 (52.38%) Change Control
12 22 (52.38%) GitLab

Dollar Universe
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (80.95%) WebLogic
2 23 (54.76%) Confluence
3 3 (7.14%) JBoss
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 33 (78.57%) Amazon AWS
1 33 (78.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (52.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (76.19%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (90.48%) Jenkins
2 33 (78.57%) Git (software)
2 33 (78.57%) Sonatype Nexus
3 28 (66.67%) JIRA
4 22 (52.38%) GitLab
5 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (71.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) Azure DevOps
2 12 (28.57%) Azure Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) AWS Engineer
4 9 (21.43%) AWS DevOps
5 8 (19.05%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 6 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Analyst
7 5 (11.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Support Analyst
7 5 (11.90%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) Credit Analyst
8 4 (9.52%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 4 (9.52%) Market Analyst
8 4 (9.52%) Market Risk Analyst
8 4 (9.52%) Risk Analyst
8 4 (9.52%) Risk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (71.43%) Software Packaging
2 4 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (69.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.90%) Credit Risk
2 5 (11.90%) Market Risk
3 3 (7.14%) iSeries
4 1 (2.38%) Fintech
4 1 (2.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (88.10%) Linux
2 36 (85.71%) Windows
3 33 (78.57%) Unix
4 32 (76.19%) Windows Server
5 31 (73.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.38%) Solaris
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) DevOps
2 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (54.76%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (54.76%) Open Source
4 22 (52.38%) Change Control
4 22 (52.38%) Configuration Management
5 5 (11.90%) Collateral Management
5 5 (11.90%) Credit Risk Management
5 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
5 5 (11.90%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (11.90%) Risk Management
6 4 (9.52%) Workflow
7 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.38%) Change Management
8 1 (2.38%) Data Management
8 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.38%) System Testing
8 1 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.90%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) Perl
3 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 18 (42.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 30 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 33 (78.57%) Ansible
2 3 (7.14%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (2.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (80.95%) Oracle
2 33 (78.57%) TIBCO
3 31 (73.81%) Red Hat
4 23 (54.76%) Atlassian
5 13 (30.95%) HP
6 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
7 3 (7.14%) VMware
8 1 (2.38%) Sun
8 1 (2.38%) SunGard