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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MVS
Rank 68 79 83
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing MVS 4 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.43% 0.90% 0.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.98% 3.93% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £258 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £550 £513
% change year-on-year
-40.95% +7.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
MVS
South East

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
202 280 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.96% 22.82% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 108 90
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 30
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.07 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.65% +7.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.75 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 4 - -
MVS
South East

MVS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 10 (90.91%) Unix
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
3 8 (72.73%) Mainframe
3 8 (72.73%) SLA
4 7 (63.64%) Windows NT
4 7 (63.64%) Tivoli
4 7 (63.64%) Retail
4 7 (63.64%) CA Wily
5 5 (45.45%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) DB2
6 3 (27.27%) JCL
7 2 (18.18%) Control-M
7 2 (18.18%) COBOL
7 2 (18.18%) IBM
8 1 (9.09%) CICS
8 1 (9.09%) REXX
8 1 (9.09%) zOS
8 1 (9.09%) MAINVIEW
8 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (9.09%) SAS
8 1 (9.09%) SQL
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle
8 1 (9.09%) Linux
8 1 (9.09%) CRM
8 1 (9.09%) Validation
8 1 (9.09%) Data Management
8 1 (9.09%) VSAM
8 1 (9.09%) ISPF
8 1 (9.09%) CA Endevor

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) CICS
1 1 (9.09%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (9.09%) Analyst
1 1 (9.09%) COBOL Developer
1 1 (9.09%) Consultant
1 1 (9.09%) DB2 Consultant
1 1 (9.09%) Developer
1 1 (9.09%) MVS Operator
1 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
1 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (9.09%) Unix Consultant
1 1 (9.09%) Unix Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) ISPF
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 1 (9.09%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Unix
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Windows NT
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Coaching
2 1 (9.09%) CRM
2 1 (9.09%) Data Management
2 1 (9.09%) Line Management
2 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JCL
2 2 (18.18%) COBOL
3 1 (9.09%) CLIST
3 1 (9.09%) REXX
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) CA Wily
1 7 (63.64%) Tivoli
2 2 (18.18%) Control-M
3 1 (9.09%) CA Endevor
3 1 (9.09%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle