The table below looks at the statistics for MVS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVS over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £263 £260
% change year-on-year
+34.63% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 - -
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
49 46 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 34.75% 27.88% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 11
Average daily rate £375 £325 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -31.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £31.56 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.95% -20.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

MVS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MVS across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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