The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 of the Operating Systems category for the England 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
OpenVMS
Rank 564 536 556
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +20
Contract jobs citing OpenVMS 6 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.013% 0.008%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.053% 0.057% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £318 £150
% change year-on-year
- +111.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.50
Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11241 10447 11276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.77% 22.46% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6467 5844 5670
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 967 980 1191
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
OpenVMS
UK

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 25 July 2014. 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
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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
London +5 6 £363 +18.36%
OpenVMS
UK

OpenVMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (90.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (50.00%) DCL
4 5 (50.00%) JDBC
4 5 (50.00%) VMS
5 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (40.00%) Degree
6 3 (30.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (30.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (30.00%) Veritas File System
6 3 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (30.00%) Migration
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (30.00%) Sun
6 3 (30.00%) HP
6 3 (30.00%) Veritas
6 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (30.00%) UNIX
6 3 (30.00%) HPUX
6 3 (30.00%) Solaris
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) Banking

OpenVMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) jMock
1 1 (10.00%) Hudson
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) DBA
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Struts
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Java EE
2 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) VMS
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
2 3 (30.00%) HPUX
2 3 (30.00%) Solaris
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) DCL
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (30.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Veritas File System
1 3 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Sun
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Veritas
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss