The table below looks at the statistics for MVS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVS over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MVS
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MVS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.54% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £310 £345
% change year-on-year
-12.97% -10.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 - -
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West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
71 37 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 19.24% 12.50% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 21
Average daily rate £275 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 13
Average hourly rate £31.50 £11.25 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -53.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £20.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

MVS Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

MVS Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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Top 17 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing MVS 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 MVS.

1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows NT
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) LPAR
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) CICS
2 1 (25.00%) BMC
2 1 (25.00%) CA
2 1 (25.00%) REXX
2 1 (25.00%) zOS
2 1 (25.00%) Control-M
2 1 (25.00%) RACF
2 1 (25.00%) JCL

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Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing MVS 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 MVS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (25.00%) CICS
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (75.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (25.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) REXX
2 1 (25.00%) JCL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) BMC
1 1 (25.00%) CA