The table below looks at the statistics for MVS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVS over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MVS
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing MVS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £545 £525
% change year-on-year
-33.48% +3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
MVS
Cheshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
51 83 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 25.37% 34.87% 36.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 49 18
Median daily rate £419 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 18
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.84 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

MVS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

MVS Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

MVS
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

MVS Daily Rate Trend in Chester