The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 25 June 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
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 410 419 434
Rank change year-on-year +9 +15  
Contract jobs citing Dollar Universe 8 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.039% 0.023% 0.004%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.34% 0.21% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
Median daily rate £338 £485 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.41% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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 London with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2323 2376 1891
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.35% 11.11% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1682 1693 1291
Median daily rate £520 £480 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £332 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 29
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.52% -17.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.99 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

Dollar Universe
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Dollar Universe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dollar Universe in London

Dollar Universe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dollar Universe in London over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dollar Universe in London

Dollar Universe
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
City of London +2 2 £463 -2.63%
West End of London - 1 £400 -
Dollar Universe
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 London region with a requirement for Dollar Universe.

1 14 (73.68%) Oracle
2 13 (68.42%) Unix
2 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Jenkins
3 12 (63.16%) PowerShell
4 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
4 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
5 10 (52.63%) JIRA
6 9 (47.37%) WebLogic
6 9 (47.37%) Linux
7 8 (42.11%) TIBCO
7 8 (42.11%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
7 8 (42.11%) Ansible
7 8 (42.11%) DevOps
7 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (42.11%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
8 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
9 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
9 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
9 6 (31.58%) Software Packaging
9 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (26.32%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (26.32%) Collateral Management
10 5 (26.32%) Credit Risk Management
10 5 (26.32%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration

Dollar Universe
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 9 (47.37%) WebLogic
2 5 (26.32%) Confluence
2 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (21.05%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 5 (26.32%) DHCP
2 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 5 (26.32%) Telnet
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Jenkins
2 10 (52.63%) JIRA
3 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
3 8 (42.11%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (21.05%) GitLab
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) IT Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Operations Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Support Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (21.05%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Azure DevOps
5 4 (21.05%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Credit Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Market Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Market Risk Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Risk Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Risk Support Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) IT Risk Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) IT Support
6 3 (15.79%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Software Packaging
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) Credit Risk
2 5 (26.32%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (26.32%) Market Risk
3 4 (21.05%) Replication
4 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
5 2 (10.53%) Hedge funds
6 1 (5.26%) CMDB
6 1 (5.26%) Fintech
6 1 (5.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Unix
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) DevOps
2 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Change Control
3 5 (26.32%) Collateral Management
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (26.32%) Credit Risk Management
3 5 (26.32%) Open Source
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
4 4 (21.05%) Change Management
4 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
4 4 (21.05%) Workflow
5 3 (15.79%) Investment Management
6 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.26%) Data Management
7 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) System Testing
7 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) PowerShell
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (15.79%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Ansible
2 5 (26.32%) Control-M
2 5 (26.32%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Oracle
2 8 (42.11%) TIBCO
3 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
4 5 (26.32%) Atlassian
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) Veritas
4 5 (26.32%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Avaya
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Sun
5 1 (5.26%) SunGard