Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 872 879 879
Rank change year-on-year +7 0 -
Contract jobs citing Dollar Universe 7 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.009% 0.006%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.061% 0.078% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
UK median daily rate £388 £225 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.22% -52.63% -
10th Percentile £279 £208 £425
90th Percentile £469 £306 £731
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
UK median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 11564 11475 9798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.31% 11.03% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7833 7330 5985
UK median daily rate £475 £441 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.71% +10.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £230
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 266 337
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.87 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +9.64% -3.43%
10th Percentile £10.95 £12.75 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.28 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year -30.43% +20.86% -5.13%

Dollar Universe
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Dollar Universe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Dollar Universe in the UK

Dollar Universe
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dollar Universe in the UK

Dollar Universe
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dollar Universe over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dollar Universe in the UK

Dollar Universe
Top 5 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 7 £388 +72.22%
London -19 5 £388 +72.22%
North East - 2 £388 -
UK excluding London - 2 £388 -
North of England - 2 £388 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 with a requirement for Dollar Universe.

1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (71.43%) TIBCO
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
3 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 5 (71.43%) Ansible
3 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (71.43%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) NFS
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) Perl
6 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) JBoss
6 2 (28.57%) LDAP
6 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 2 (28.57%) SSH

Dollar Universe
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
2 2 (28.57%) Confluence
2 2 (28.57%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) LDAP
2 2 (28.57%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (28.57%) SSH
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (14.29%) PowerCenter
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (71.43%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (28.57%) GitLab
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) ETL Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Informatica Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Software Packaging
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) Korn
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) Control-M
2 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 5 (71.43%) TIBCO
3 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Informatica
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas
4 1 (14.29%) VMware