The table below looks at the statistics for MVS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVS over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM MVS
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 70 64 84
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Contract jobs citing MVS 1 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.12% 1.14% 0.087%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.48% 5.09% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-8.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
209 216 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.12% 22.31% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 79 120
Median daily rate £358 £365 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.05% +25.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £215 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 23
Median hourly rate £11.50 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.74% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

MVS
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing MVS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

MVS Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

MVS
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MVS Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MVS
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MVS Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MVS
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MVS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 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
Milton Keynes -1 1 - -
MVS
South East

MVS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MVS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MVS.

1 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (87.50%) SLA
3 6 (75.00%) Tivoli
3 6 (75.00%) CA Wily
4 4 (50.00%) Retail
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Control-M
6 2 (25.00%) Remedy
7 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
7 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (12.50%) Banking

MVS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) MVS Operator
1 2 (25.00%) Unix Operator
2 1 (12.50%) Monitoring Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) CA Wily
1 6 (75.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (25.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy