The table below looks at the statistics for OpenVMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenVMS over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OpenVMS
Rank 201 219 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing OpenVMS 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.11% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.15% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £285 £250
% change year-on-year
+84.21% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1342 1600 1500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.75% 22.61% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 989 1084 1000
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 81 87
Average hourly rate £17.75 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.97% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £124.50 £35.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

OpenVMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

OpenVMS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OpenVMS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OpenVMS across the City of London region.

OpenVMS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

OpenVMS
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OpenVMS 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 OpenVMS.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) VMS
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) DCL

OpenVMS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing OpenVMS 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 OpenVMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) JDBC
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) DCL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle