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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VAX over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DEC VAX
Rank - 568 553
Contract jobs citing VAX 0 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.006% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.019% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 9
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- £239 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -43.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
VAX
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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
16559 15425 15918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.18% 32.14% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10463 9852 9532
Average daily rate £423 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 693 607 771
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

VAX
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VAX across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 VAX within the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
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Vacancies
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West Midlands - - - -
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VAX
Top 27 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VAX 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 VAX.

1 9 (100.00%) VMS
2 8 (88.89%) SLA
2 8 (88.89%) IBM
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) OpenView
2 8 (88.89%) HP
2 8 (88.89%) Veritas
2 8 (88.89%) Legato
2 8 (88.89%) Tivoli
2 8 (88.89%) Tivoli NetView
2 8 (88.89%) Netcool
2 8 (88.89%) BMC PATROL
2 8 (88.89%) Control-M
2 8 (88.89%) Remedy
2 8 (88.89%) Financial Institution
2 8 (88.89%) AS400
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) NetBackup
2 8 (88.89%) Backup Exec
2 8 (88.89%) SecurID
2 8 (88.89%) Wall Street Systems
2 8 (88.89%) Hedge funds
2 8 (88.89%) HP SIM
2 8 (88.89%) UNIX
2 8 (88.89%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Windows

VAX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VAX 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 VAX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 8 (88.89%) Financial Institution
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
1 8 (88.89%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Support Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) AS400
1 8 (88.89%) SecurID
1 8 (88.89%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) VMS
2 8 (88.89%) Solaris
2 8 (88.89%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) OpenView
1 8 (88.89%) Legato
1 8 (88.89%) Tivoli
1 8 (88.89%) Tivoli NetView
1 8 (88.89%) Netcool
1 8 (88.89%) BMC PATROL
1 8 (88.89%) Control-M
1 8 (88.89%) NetBackup
1 8 (88.89%) Backup Exec
1 8 (88.89%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) IBM
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 8 (88.89%) HP
1 8 (88.89%) Veritas
1 8 (88.89%) Remedy
1 8 (88.89%) Wall Street Systems