The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Unicenter skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unicenter over the 3 months to 28 May 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.

CA Unicenter
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 588 646 642
Rank change year-on-year +58 -4  
Contract jobs citing Unicenter 7 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.028% 0.025%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.15% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 1
Median daily rate £195 £219 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.95% -27.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £195 £219 £300
% change year-on-year -10.95% -27.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £18.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -26.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - -26.00%  

Unicenter 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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4717 5938 4616
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.54% 10.89% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3117 3792 2857
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 125 187
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.75 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.90% +37.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £46.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -38.57% +73.39%  

Unicenter
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Unicenter in the UK

Unicenter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unicenter in the UK

Unicenter
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unicenter over the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unicenter in the UK

Unicenter
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unicenter.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unicenter in the UK

Unicenter
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unicenter within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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
England +42 7 £195 +39.28%
South East +31 5 £210 -29.69%
Berkshire +24 3 £302 +1.34%
Bracknell +2 2 £269 -9.73%
Hampshire - 2 £138 -
Yorkshire +18 1 £195 +47.16%
South West - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £195 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £335 -

For the 6 months to 28 May 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unicenter 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 Unicenter.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) MS Exchange
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 7 (58.33%) Incident Management
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (58.33%) HP
4 7 (58.33%) EMC
4 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
4 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (58.33%) NetBackup
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (50.00%) Thin Client
5 6 (50.00%) Veritas
5 6 (50.00%) MS Access
5 6 (50.00%) Netcool
5 6 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (50.00%) Oracle
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (50.00%) Citrix
5 6 (50.00%) SAN
5 6 (50.00%) DNS
5 6 (50.00%) DHCP
5 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (50.00%) Meridio

Unicenter
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 11 (91.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (41.67%) Live Communications Server
5 3 (25.00%) Apache
5 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (16.67%) IIS
7 1 (8.33%) IBM Domino
7 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DHCP
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
1 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MS Access
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Law
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) IT Support
2 4 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Operator
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Clustering
1 6 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 6 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (33.33%) Android
4 4 (33.33%) Solaris
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 3 (25.00%) Unix
6 1 (8.33%) CentOS
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (8.33%) SUSE
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Incident Management
2 6 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Demand Management
5 1 (8.33%) API Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Network Management
5 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Docker
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (8.33%) vCloud
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) NetBackup
2 6 (50.00%) Netcool
2 6 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (41.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (8.33%) Ansible
5 1 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (8.33%) CFEngine
5 1 (8.33%) Control-M
5 1 (8.33%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (8.33%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (8.33%) Puppet
5 1 (8.33%) SCCM
5 1 (8.33%) SCOM
5 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
5 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
5 1 (8.33%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (8.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) EMC
2 7 (58.33%) HP
3 6 (50.00%) Citrix
3 6 (50.00%) Meridio
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) Veritas
4 5 (41.67%) CA
5 4 (33.33%) Peregrine
5 4 (33.33%) Remedy
5 4 (33.33%) ServiceNow
5 4 (33.33%) Spiceworks
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) IBM
7 1 (8.33%) BMC
7 1 (8.33%) Dell
7 1 (8.33%) NetApp
7 1 (8.33%) Sun
7 1 (8.33%) SunGard
7 1 (8.33%) Unisys