The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VAX in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VAX over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DEC VAX
Rank - 616 581
Contract jobs citing VAX 0 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.002% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.006% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £275 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £15.50
VAX
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16276 16565 16048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.19% 32.50% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10662 10555 9948
Median daily rate £430 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 610 656
Median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

VAX
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing VAX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

VAX Jobs Demand Trend in England

VAX
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

VAX Daily Rate Trend in England

VAX
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

VAX Hourly Rate Trend in England

VAX
Top 9 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VAX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for VAX.

1 9 (100.00%) VMS
1 9 (100.00%) DCL
2 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (66.67%) Time Management
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) OpenVMS
6 1 (11.11%) COBOL

VAX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) VMS Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) VAX Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) OpenVMS Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) VAX VMS Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) VMS
2 2 (22.22%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Time Management
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) DCL
2 1 (11.11%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared