The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Unisys products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unisys over the 3 months to 28 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within the Unisys Corporation.

Unisys
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 596 633 628
Rank change year-on-year +37 -5  
Contract jobs citing Unisys 12 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.011% 0.026%
As % of the Vendors category 0.060% 0.026% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 9
Median daily rate £500 £400 £523
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -23.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £523
% change year-on-year -12.50% -23.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Unisys is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19880 23441 24407
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.09% 43.75% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12294 14240 13819
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 708 804 1038
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.25% +11.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Unisys
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Unisys in the UK

Unisys
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unisys in the UK

Unisys
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unisys in the UK

Unisys
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unisys in the UK

Unisys
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 Unisys within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +37 12 £500 +25.00%
South West 0 6 £350 -24.32%
London - 6 £500 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £350 -
Gloucester - 2 £400 -

Unisys
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unisys 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 Unisys.

1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 10 (52.63%) Mainframe
3 8 (42.11%) Banking
4 5 (26.32%) IT Audit
5 4 (21.05%) Capacity Management
5 4 (21.05%) SDLC
5 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (15.79%) COBOL
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) Financial Institution
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
7 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
7 2 (10.53%) ICL
7 2 (10.53%) Fujitsu
7 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (10.53%) BMC
7 2 (10.53%) MCP
7 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (10.53%) Basel II
7 2 (10.53%) Unix
7 2 (10.53%) Windows
8 1 (5.26%) Linux
8 1 (5.26%) OO
8 1 (5.26%) N-Tier

Unisys
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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.26%) Law
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Auditor
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Operator
4 1 (5.26%) IT Auditor
4 1 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Auditor
4 1 (5.26%) Mortgage Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.26%) SWIFT
3 1 (5.26%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) IT Audit
2 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (21.05%) Capacity Management
2 4 (21.05%) SDLC
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Mapping
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) OOD
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) COBOL
2 1 (5.26%) ALGOL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) LINC
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) HNC
2 1 (5.26%) HND
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Basel II
1 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (5.26%) Control-M
2 1 (5.26%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (5.26%) MOM
2 1 (5.26%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) BMC
2 2 (10.53%) Fujitsu
2 2 (10.53%) ICL
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.26%) VMware