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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OpenVMS
Rank - 204 221
Contract jobs citing OpenVMS 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.034% 0.096%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.15% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £363 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £160 £525 £300
% change year-on-year
-69.52% +75.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
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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
1183 1326 1611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.48% 22.54% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 972 1073
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £587 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 56 79
Average hourly rate £16.73 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.59% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.43 £125.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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