The table below looks at the statistics for MVS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVS over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MVS
Rank - 129 -
Contract jobs citing MVS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.040% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £210 £348
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -39.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
545 680 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.54% 27.09% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 325 191
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £210 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 59 49
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.13 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.56% +0.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.34 £12.50 £12.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

MVS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MVS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

MVS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MVS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MVS across the Berkshire region.

MVS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

MVS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MVS across the Berkshire region.

MVS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire