The table below looks at the statistics for MVS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MVS over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MVS
Rank 93 93 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing MVS 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.062% 0.19% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.27% 0.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £236 £348
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -32.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 - -
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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 East Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
375 346 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.09% 21.75% 24.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 160 143
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £80 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 53 81
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

MVS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

MVS Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MVS across the East Midlands region.

MVS Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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Top 10 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Control-M
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (50.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows NT
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy