The table below looks at the statistics for MVS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVS over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MVS
Rank - - 41
Contract jobs citing MVS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry - - 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £545 £355
% change year-on-year
-22.93% +53.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MVS
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
56 58 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 14.58% 17.90% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 31 41
Median daily rate £350 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 10
Median hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £11.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £21.00 £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

MVS
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

MVS Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

MVS
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