The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term VSAM in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VSAM over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Edinburgh region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank - 61 -
Contract jobs citing VSAM 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.59% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £168 £375
% change year-on-year
+76.11% -55.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
207 165 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.21% 16.13% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 74 58
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.19 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £34.10 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
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VSAM
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VSAM across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

VSAM Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

VSAM
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

VSAM Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

VSAM
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

VSAM Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

VSAM
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VSAM 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 VSAM.

1 2 (66.67%) REXX
1 2 (66.67%) MVS
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
1 2 (66.67%) CICS
1 2 (66.67%) CA
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Teradata
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) IBM

VSAM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VSAM 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 VSAM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe Developer
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) MVS
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) REXX
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) Teradata
2 1 (33.33%) IBM