The first table below looks at the demand for MVS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVS over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bristol region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MVS
Rank 75 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing MVS 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% 0.31% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.83% 1.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+9.23% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
121 143 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.07% 22.34% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 66 95
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £198 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 12
Average hourly rate £14.25 £12.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -32.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.50 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
MVS
South West

MVS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

MVS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

MVS
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

MVS Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

MVS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

MVS Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

MVS
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing MVS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MVS.

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management

MVS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing MVS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MVS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL