The table below looks at the statistics for OpenVMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OpenVMS over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
OpenVMS
Rank 577 580 565
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs citing OpenVMS 4 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.009% 0.011% 0.013%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.041% 0.047% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Average daily rate £450 £289 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.84% -32.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £150 £225
% change year-on-year
+200.00% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
OpenVMS
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9871 10617 10153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.24% 22.81% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6060 6198 5620
Average daily rate £378 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 704 862 952
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.41 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.59% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

OpenVMS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

OpenVMS Jobs Demand Trend in England

OpenVMS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

OpenVMS Daily Rate Trend in England

OpenVMS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

OpenVMS Hourly Rate Trend in England

OpenVMS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OpenVMS within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West -9 2 - -
London -3 1 £450 +5.26%
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
OpenVMS
UK

OpenVMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OpenVMS 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 OpenVMS.

1 7 (70.00%) Unix
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Middleware
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Business Transformation
2 4 (40.00%) Line Management
3 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (30.00%) SSL
3 3 (30.00%) zOS
3 3 (30.00%) iSeries
3 3 (30.00%) VAX
3 3 (30.00%) Tandem
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Law
3 3 (30.00%) Clustering
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) DCL
4 2 (20.00%) VMS
4 2 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Presales
5 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
5 1 (10.00%) Pascal
5 1 (10.00%) Ada

OpenVMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OpenVMS 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 OpenVMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SSL
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Law
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) OpenVMS Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) VAX Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Ada Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Ada Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (30.00%) iSeries
1 3 (30.00%) Tandem
1 3 (30.00%) VAX
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Unix
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) zOS
4 2 (20.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Transformation
1 4 (40.00%) Line Management
1 4 (40.00%) Process Improvement
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (10.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) DCL
2 1 (10.00%) Ada
2 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (10.00%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared