The table below looks at the statistics for PVCS 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 PVCS over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PVCS (Polytron Version Control System)
Rank 585 564 514
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -50
Contract jobs citing PVCS 5 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.008% 0.035%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.080% 0.065% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£310 £438 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.14% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £388 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £488 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6272 6128 4857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.95% 12.73% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4138 4040 3116
Average daily rate £400 £388 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 138 146
Average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.68 £31.00 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

PVCS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PVCS Jobs Demand Trend in England

PVCS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

PVCS Daily Rate Trend in England

PVCS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

PVCS Hourly Rate Trend in England

PVCS
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 PVCS within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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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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
Yorkshire - 4 £310 -
London +2 1 - - 1
PVCS
UK

PVCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PVCS 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 PVCS.

1 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 14 (63.64%) ITIL
3 13 (59.09%) Oracle
4 12 (54.55%) PL/SQL
4 12 (54.55%) Configuration Management
5 10 (45.45%) Shell Script
5 10 (45.45%) OpenView
5 10 (45.45%) Subversion
5 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
5 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
5 10 (45.45%) Splunk
6 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (36.36%) ETL
6 8 (36.36%) UNIX
6 8 (36.36%) Oracle OWB
7 6 (27.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (22.73%) Java
8 5 (22.73%) Ant
9 4 (18.18%) Finance
9 4 (18.18%) Windows
9 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (13.64%) VB6
10 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
10 3 (13.64%) JIRA
10 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (13.64%) Sculptor
10 3 (13.64%) Change Control
10 3 (13.64%) OOP

PVCS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing PVCS 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 PVCS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) HTTP
1 3 (13.64%) DAB
2 2 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) QlikView
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Subversion
2 6 (27.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (22.73%) Ant
4 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (13.64%) JIRA
5 3 (13.64%) ClearCase
5 3 (13.64%) WebSpeed
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (9.09%) Maven
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (4.55%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Support Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 4 (18.18%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Database Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Applications Support
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Progress Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) CORBA
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) Servlets
2 2 (9.09%) J2EE
2 2 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
3 2 (9.09%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) UNIX
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) ITIL
2 12 (54.55%) Configuration Management
3 8 (36.36%) ETL
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) Change Control
4 3 (13.64%) OOP
4 3 (13.64%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Quality Management
4 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) QMS
6 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.55%) Release Management
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) SDLC
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) PL/SQL
3 10 (45.45%) Shell Script
4 5 (22.73%) Java
5 3 (13.64%) VB6
5 3 (13.64%) Perl
5 3 (13.64%) C#
5 3 (13.64%) Delphi
5 3 (13.64%) VB
5 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
5 3 (13.64%) Smalltalk
6 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (13.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) OpenView
2 1 (4.55%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle
2 10 (45.45%) Splunk
3 3 (13.64%) Sculptor
3 3 (13.64%) Progress
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) Sun
5 1 (4.55%) Fujitsu
5 1 (4.55%) BMC
5 1 (4.55%) Sybase
5 1 (4.55%) Metastorm