Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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.

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

Unisys
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 865 868 868
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -25
Contract jobs citing Unisys 12 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.012% 0.018%
As % of the Vendors category 0.027% 0.027% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 14
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% -33.33%
10th Percentile £450 £409 £324
90th Percentile £575 £625 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £563
% change year-on-year - -11.11% +0.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43951 47473 49241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.62% 45.33% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 27307 29002 29036
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £235 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1470 1695 2097
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.23 £10.13
90th Percentile £45.27 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

Unisys
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unisys in the UK

Unisys
Top 8 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 6 months to 21 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 +15 12 £500 -
UK excluding London +14 8 £500 -
South West -5 7 £550 +37.50%
London -16 4 - -
North of England +49 1 £450 -10.00%
West Midlands +22 1 £450 +2.86%
North West +20 1 £450 -10.00%
Midlands +19 1 £450 -17.24%

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (33.33%) IT Strategy
3 4 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 4 (33.33%) SAP
3 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) RIA
5 2 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
5 2 (16.67%) EMC
5 2 (16.67%) Veritas
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (8.33%) DB2
6 1 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (8.33%) .NET
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) Unix
6 1 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (8.33%) Fortran
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) CICS
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
1 1 (8.33%) IDMS
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Business Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Fortran Developer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Flex
1 1 (8.33%) Kafka
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (16.67%) RIA
4 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (8.33%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Fortran
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) JCL
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) IBM
1 4 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) EMC
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Veritas
3 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
3 1 (8.33%) Aveksa
3 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (8.33%) Brocade
3 1 (8.33%) CA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) TIBCO